The action movie starring Scarlett Johansson as
her popular Avengers character was scheduled to kick off the
summer blockbuster season, which is Hollywood's most lucrative
time at theater box offices.
Disney said it decided to postpone "Black Widow" because of the
temporary closure of movie theaters in some areas and the
guidance from U.S. health authorities that people avoid large
The company also said it will delay the debuts of movies "The
Personal Histories of David Copperfield" and "The Woman in the
Window." Both had been scheduled to reach theaters in May.
Earlier, Disney had pulled the release of the live action
version of it animated epic adventure "Mulan" and two other
films amid the global coronavirus outbreak.
(Reporting by Lisa Richwine, Editing by Franklin Paul and Bill
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