Here’s the new release slate of Marvel Studios films after COVID delays

We knew Marvel Studios was going to have to do some juggling when Black Widow was pushed back due to the worldwide pandemic following the COVID-19 outbreak. Now we’ve got the official new release slate of all of Marvel’s films through 2022.

Black Widow is now abandoning the summer movie slate entirely and debuting Nov. 6. This takes the place of Eternals, which triggers a massive avalanche of switches. Good thing Disney and Marvel Studios book dates well in advance for their rollout of films.

Eternals is heading to Feb. 12, 2021. That bumps Shang-Chi to May 7, 2021. Doctor Strange: Multiverse of Madness gets bumped to Nov. 5, 2021. Thor: Love and Thunder now switches off that date to Feb. 18, 2022.


Black Panther 2 and Captain Marvel 2 are still on track for May 8, 2022 and July 8, 2022 respectively. Of course this is still the best case scenario assuming Hollywood and theaters are even in position to return to business as normal in November.

We’ve still got another Spider-Man film unaccounted for in the calendar as well. This does likely push back the Marvel Cinematic Universe debut of the X-Men and the Fantastic Four. It’s possible we won’t see those teams arrive until 2023.

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Random thing that I’m sure a ton of fan sites have already noticed, but that green vest Natasha’s sister looks to be the same one she wore in Avengers: Infinity War. Interesting…

What do you think of these changes?

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