It’s one of several Marvel Studios films whose release dates shift like falling dominoes. Captain America: Brave New Worldwhich was originally due to be released on July 26, 2024, will now be released on February 14, 2025 and Blade has been rejected since that date to November 7, 2025. Finally, Good heavens has been delayed from December 20, 2024 to July 25, 2025.
The delays mean that Deadpool 3 is currently the only Marvel Cinematic Universe film set to be released next year, a big change after years in which three or more films in the franchise were released annually. It will be interesting to see what impact the relative dryness has on ratings. waning interest in the superhero genre.
The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) strike, along with the Writers Guild of America strike that ended just weeks earlier, has thrown production schedules across Hollywood into disarray. Marvel Studios’ upcoming films were in various stages of production before the attacks. Captain America: Brave New World He had reportedly completed principal photography, leading some to speculate that he would move forward to take Deadpool 3 slot, while Variety grades that production in Blade and Good heavens I had not started yet.
Beyond Marvel Studios, Disney also announced a new release date for its CGI Lion King prequel. Mufasa: The Lion King, which will now be released on December 20, 2024 instead of July 5. Earlier this week Sony Pictures announced that it would delay the release of his third film based on the Marvel character Venom from July 12, 2024 to November 8 of that year.