45 Movies Postponed Due to Coronavirus

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21. The Lovebirds
> Directed by: Michael Showalter
> Starring: Issa Rae, Kumail Nanjiani, Anna Camp
> Production companies: Quinn’s House, 3 Arts Entertainment, Media Rights Capital (MRC)

The debut of “The Lovebirds,” a romantic comedy starring Issa Rae and Kamail Nanjiani, was due for an April 3 release but was postponed by Paramount. No new release date has been announced.

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22. The Man From Toronto
> Directed by: Patrick Hughes
> Starring: Woody Harrelson, Kevin Hart
> Production companies: Escape Artists, Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE), Escape Artists

The action comedy about a mix-up between an assassin and a man from New York stars Woody Harrelson and Kevin Hart. The movie’s production was delayed by Sony because of the coronavirus pandemic. The movie remains scheduled for its Nov. 20 release.

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23. The Matrix 4
> Directed by: Lana Wachowski
> Starring: Keanu Reeves, Jonathan Groff, Carrie-Anne Moss
> Production companies: NPV Entertainment, Silver Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures

Production of the fourth iteration of the action series that was filming in Berlin was halted on March 16 by Warner Bros. Keanu Reeves returns as Neo in “The Matrix 4,” which also stars Carrie-Anne Moss and Priyanka Chopra.

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24. Military Wives
> Directed by: Peter Cattaneo
> Starring: Kristin Scott Thomas, Sharon Horgan, Jason Flemyng
> Production companies: 42, Ingenious Media, Koliko Films

The comedy-drama starring Kristin Scott Thomas about the wives of servicemen on duty in Afghanistan who form a choir and become media stars had been scheduled for a May 22 release but has been delayed.

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25. Mission: Impossible 7
> Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie
> Starring: Rebecca Ferguson, Tom Cruise, Vanessa Kirby
> Production companies: Bad Robot, Paramount Pictures, Skydance Media

The seventh installment of the Mission: Impossible series from Paramount Pictures starring Tom Cruise halted filming in Italy in late February. It was due to be released on July 23, 2021.