Not even Vin Diesel has a podium against the coronavirus. Despite the fact that the actor swore a few days ago ‘Fast & Furious 9’ not going to change its release date, set for this month of may, the so-called pandemic by the WHO has not given another option. And with a second half of the year was pretty packed for new releases already planned and those that are going to have to move by the coronavirus, Universal Pictures has decided to delay the movie a year.
What they have announced in a message on social networks that says: “The whole family ‘Fast’: we Feel the love and desire you have for the next chapter of the saga. That is why it is especially hard to tell you that we have to move the date for the premiere of our film. It is clear that it will not be possible for fans around the world can see it in may. Move the date of the premiere global to April 2021on April 2 , will be released in north America. Although we know that is a disappointment to have to wait a little more, this movement has been made thinking of the health of all as our highest consideration. The change will allow our global family to experience our new chapter together. See you next spring. With much love, your family Fast”.
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‘Fast 9’ adds to already several releases of high-budget features from fleeing the COVID-19, which is forcing it to reduce capacity in the most affected areas of our country (some cinemas, such as the madrid Cines Callao, have decided to shut down completely until the crisis). The previous one was ‘A quiet 2’, which was premiered on the 19th of march. Universal were the first to move in his time with ‘No time to die’, which will now be in November.
Goodbye to Memorial Day
The film was premiered in one of the most important weekends for the box office american: Memorial Day. However, they have preferred to sacrifice, that would probably be one of the blockbusters of this year for Universal to not continue inflating a budget of 200 million dollars, plus costs of advertising and then not being able to release it around the world. Hopefully this crisis will not last until may, but this time Toretto has preferred to prevent.