Disney pushes again release of motion picture ‘Death on the Nile’ indefinitely

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Walt Disney Co on Thursday indefinitely delayed the release of its thriller journey movie “Loss of life on the Nile,” the most recent big movie to be taken off the calendar as the sector struggles to get back again to business amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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The movie, primarily based on an Agatha Christie novel and with a star forged that involves Gal Gadot and Kenneth Branagh, had been scheduled for release in December.

Disney in a assertion gave no new release date for its launch.

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The hold off follows selections by Hollywood studios to thrust into 2021 a string of big videos, such as the new James Bond film “No Time To Die” and action motion picture “Black Widow.”

Thursday’s shift arrives following numerous European international locations, which include the U.K., Italy and France, reimposed hard lockdowns to battle a surge in coronavirus cases.

Endeavours to get Us citizens back again into movie theaters right after the pandemic shuttered cinemas around the globe in March have proved disappointing with the two largest marketplaces – New York City and Los Angeles – remaining shut.

(Reporting by Jill Serjeant Modifying by Leslie Adler)