THWAP! With film production at a standstill and no realistic return date in sight, Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios have finally made the decision to move back Jon Watts’ upcoming Spider-Man threequel from July 16, 2021 to November 5, 2021.
The return of Tom Holland as the web-slinger, will now replace Sam Raimi’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, which Marvel Studios has moved to March 25, 2022. They’ve also moved up Taika Waititi’s Thor: Love and Thunder one week from February 18, 2022 to February 11, 2022.
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Elsewhere, Sony has moved their Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel from April 8, 2022 to October 7, 2022 (a date previously occupied by an Untitled Marvel Studios film) and moved up another Tom Holland-starrer, Uncharted, from October 8, 2021 to July 16, 2021. The latter had just began production before being shut down.
This makes three films for Marvel in 2021 (The Eternals; Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings; Spider-Man 3) and four films in the span of six months in 2022 (Thor: Love and Thunder; Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness; Black Panther II; Captain Marvel 2).
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Here’s an updated look at Marvel Studios’ upcoming lineup:
- Black Widow (11/6/20)
- The Eternals (2/12/21)
- Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (5/7/21)
- Marvel/Sony’s Spider-Man 3 (11/5/21)
- Thor: Love and Thunder (2/11/22)
- Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (3/25/22)
- Black Panther II (5/6/22)
- Captain Marvel 2 (7/8/22)
- Untitled Film (2/17/23)
- Untitled Film (5/5/23)
- Untitled Film (7/28/23)
- Untitled Film (11/3/23)
Here are all of the release date changes Sony made today:
- Connected (10/23/20)
- Escape Room 2 (1/1/21)
- Fatherhood (4/2/21)
- Vivo (6/4/21)
- Uncharted (7/16/21)
- Hotel Transylvania 4 (8/6/21)
- Man from Toronto (9/17/21)
- Untitled Spider-Man Sequel (11/5/21)
- Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2 (10/7/22)
- The Nightingale (TBD)
SOURCE: Marvel Studios