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How coronavirus transformed the summer blockbuster movie season
From mid-March until recently, most movie theaters around the world were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Cinemas in the United States and other countries are cautiously beginning to reopen this month, but not until after the theatrical releases of the vast majority of Hollywood summer movies were delayed. Those that werent postponed were forced to find other types of distribution outside of theaters, including digital rental and straight-to-streaming. Some have yet to find new release dates at all.
Now that the dust is settling, Quartz compared what the 2020 summer blockbuster calendar should have looked like to what it is now with all the postponements. Here is the amended 2020 summer movie schedule, with all important changes noted: