Sony Pictures has pushed back its two untitled Spider-Man sequels for several months as Hollywood studios continue to update their release schedules due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The studio announced that Marvel-Sony’s Spider-Man Far From Home sequel had been moved from July 16, 2021, to Nov. 5, 2021.
Sony Pictures Animation’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel was delayed by six month from April 8, 2022, to Oct. 7, 2022.
Tom Holland’s Far From Home was one of 2019’s most successful films, grossing $1.13 billion at the worldwide box office. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse won an Academy Award for Best Animated movie and grossed $375 million worldwide.
The studio already pushed back many of its major films — including Sony’s Marvel Universe Morbius (from July 31, 2020 to March 19, 2021), Ghostbusters: Afterlife (from July 10, 2020 to March 5, 2021), Tom Holland’s Uncharted (from March 5, 2021 to Oct. 8, 2021) and Sony’s Marvel Universe Venom: Let There Be Carnage (from October 2, 2020 to June 25, 2021).
In this current climate of constant changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many other major titles have been taken off the schedule and adjusted in recent weeks including Universal’s Fast & Furious entry Fast 9, Candyman and Minions: The Rise of Gru, MGM’s James Bond follow-up No Time to Die, DC‘s Wonder Woman 1984, Paramount‘s The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run and Disney‘s Mulan, Black Widow And MCU Phase 4 Installments.
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