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Disney delays 'Deadpool' sequel, 'Blade' and other films in post-strike shuffle

Los Angeles: WaltDisneydelayedthe release of Marvel movie Blade, a new Deadpool installmentandseveralotherfilmson Thursday as Hollywood studios adjusted schedules following the end of the four-month actors’strike.

The next Deadpool, which had been scheduled to reach theatersinMay, will now debutinlate July,Disneysaidina statement. That forced the company to move its planned July release, Captain America: Brave New World, to February 2025.

Another Marvel superherofilm, Thunderbolts, was pushed to July 2025,andBlade was postponed until November 2025.

The 118-day actorsstrikeshut down production of scripted TV showsandmovies. After a tentative labor agreement was reached on Wednesday, studiosandactors are working out schedules to finish uncompleted projects.

Outside of Marvel,Disneymoved the debut of Mufasa: The Lion King to December 2024, five months later that originally planned.

(Published 10 November 2023, 03:56 IST)

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