Coronavirus: Concerts, Movie Releases, and Events Canceled Due to COVID-19
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As the Coronavirus continues to spread around the globe, concerts, major events, movie releases and more have been postponed or canceled.

The virus, COVID-19, has infected more than 149,500 and killed more than 5,600, according to recent media reports.

Though the outbreak originated in Wuhan, China, the coronavirus has spread to at least 125 other countries and territories. In the US, more than 2,300 Americans have contracted the virus and 51 have died.

As the epidemic continues to worsen it's inevitable more events will be either canceled or postponed. See what has been announced so far in the list, below.


  • "No Time Left to Die:" The Daniel Craig led James Bond flick won't be hitting theaters in April as expected. The film, which marks the fifth time Craig will be playing 007, has now been delayed until November.
  • "Fast 9:" Universal Picenter link description heretures has postponed the release of the ninth "Fast & Furious" film from May 2020 to April 2021.
  • "Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway:" Sony has postponed the release date of the animated sequel, which once again features James Corden voicing the titular role. The movie was originally scheduled to hit theaters on April 3, but will now be released in August.

  • Disney Films: Disney has postponed the releases of "Mulan," "New Mutants" and "Antlers."

  • "A Quiet Place Part II:" The release date for the John Krasinski horror sequel starring his wife Emily Blunt has been delayed due to coronavirus concerns. Paramount Pictures also issued a statement. "After much consideration, and in light of the ongoing and developing situation concerning coronavirus and restrictions on global travel and public gatherings, Paramount Pictures will be moving the worldwide release of 'A Quiet Place Part II,'" the studio said in a statement, per Variety. "We believe in and support the theatrical experience, and we look forward to bringing this film to audiences this year once we have a better understanding of the impact of this pandemic on the global theatrical marketplace." Krasinski, who wrote, directed and executive produced the film, also announced the news on social media. See his statement, below. A new release date has yet to be announced.


  • "Mission: Impossible 7": Production on the Paramount action flick sequel starring Tom Cruise, which was scheduled to shoot in Venice, Italy, has been put on pause.

  • "The Amazing Race:" Though Season 33 of the reality competition series had yet to be announced, CBS announced production on the series has been postponed after they were filming in England and Scotland.

  • "Survivor:" Production on the reality competition series has been postponed, according to EW. Season 41 was scheduled to begin filming March 24 in the Mamanuca Islands in Fiji. Meanwhile, Season 42, which was set to start production in May, has been delayed as well.

  • Warner Bros. Television Group: The company announced they have postponed filming its 70-plus series and pilots, including "The Bachelorette," "Young Sheldon," "Supergirl," "Batwoman," "Claws," and "Lucifer."

  • NBCUniversal: The company has postponed production or accelerated season wrap schedules on 35 television shows.

  • Daytime and Late-Night Talk Shows: While a small few of daytime and late-night talk shows like "The View", "Live with Kelly and Ryan" and "Conan have decided to carry on without their live-studio audiences -- though the latter is currently on a production hiatus -- the majority of shows have suspended production. "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," "Late Night with Seth Meyers," and "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" will be shut down until at least March 30. As for daytime "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," "The Kelly Clarkson Show," "The Mel Robbins Show," "Tamron Hall," and "The Wendy Williams Show" have stopped production.

On Friday, Deadline reports that CBS TV Studios announced that both "The Talk" and "The Late Late Show with James Corden" would go ahead and suspend their productions after plans to move forward without studio audiences. "We really explored every option to try and put a show on for you,but right now feel the safest thing to do is to stop for a moment and take advice further down the line," Corden tweeted.

  • "America's Got Talent": Production on the auditions round of "AGT" shut down on Saturday after judges Sofia Vergara and Howie Mandel had arrived on set. Heidi Klum had already taken a leave of absence after falling ill. Klum posted to Instagram on Saturday that both she and her husband are now ill and were finally able to be tested for COVID-19, despite earlier troubles. They are awaiting their results.

  • "The Batman": While most of Warner Bros' slate of films in production is weathering on, the studio has pulled the plug on "The Batman" for at least two weeks, per TheWrap. Other films like "King Richard," the "Matrix" reboot and "Fantastic Beasts 3" are taking extra precautions, but still moving forward.

  • Marvel Studios: On Friday, Marvel suspended production on "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" while its director Destin Daniel Cretton awaited coronavirus test results. On Saturday, the final two Marvel series still in production for Disney+ suspended production as well. "Loki" and "WandaVision" join "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier" in putting things on hold for now.

  • Disney: The studio has shut down a number of live-action productions, including "The Little Mermaid," "Peter Pan & Wendy," the new "Home Alone," "Shrunk" and "The Last Duel," according to Deadline.

  • "Power" spin-offs: Starz has pulled the plug on the New York productions of both "Powers" spin-offs, according to a report by Deadline. "Power Book II: Ghost," starring Mary J. Blige, and "Power Book III: Raising Kanan," starring Omar Epps, are the furthest along of the four spin-offs in development, with both having completed scripting.


  • St Patrick's Day: The Irish Government decided to cancel all Paddy's Day parades throughout the country, including in the capital of Dublin. Ireland's remaining Six Nations rugby matches against France and Italy have also been postponed.

  • Indian Wells Tennis Tournament: The annual BNP Paribas Open was scrapped on Sunday, one day before it was set to host the likes of Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams. All eyes are now on it's neighbor, Coachella.

  • SXSW: After Amazon Studios, Apple, Netflix, Facebook, Twitter and more companies pulled out of the film, music and tech conference, which runs from March 13 to 22 in Austin, Texas, the entire event was later canceled by the city. "This is the first time in 34 years that the March event will not take place," SXSW said in a statement, "We are now working through the ramifications of this unprecedented situation."

  • Disney+: Disney had originally planned a giant European press launch for its streaming service. However, they canceled the event due to coronavirus concerns, per Deadline.

  • CinemaCon: The annual movie exhibition, which was set to take place from March 30 to April 2020 in Las Vegas, has been canceled.

  • PaleyFest: The annual two-week long television festival, which was scheduled to kick off on Saturday, March 14, has been postponed.

  • Fox News: The news channel announced they had canceled their Upfronts presentation, which was scheduled for March 24 in New York City.


  • Coachella & Stagecoach: Goldenvoice announced in a statement on Tuesday, March 10, that Coachella and Stagecoach have been postponed: "Coachella will now take place on October 9, 10 and 11 and October 16, 17 and 18, 2020. Stagecoach will take place on October 23, 24 and 25, 2020. All purchases for the April dates will be honored for the rescheduled October dates. Purchasers will be notified by Friday, March 13 on how to obtain a refund if they are unable to attend."

  • Ultra Music Festival: Miami's popular electronic music festival, which would have featured sets from Flume, Zedd, and more, has been canceled over coronavrius fears, according to city officials. The event was set to run from March 20 to 22 and had been expected to draw in an estimated 165,000 EDM fans. The news came one day after Ultra canceled its festival in Abu Dhabi.

  • Tomorrowland: The French government has canceled the winter edition of the electronic dance music festival, which was to take place from March 14 to March 21 at the French alpine ski resort of Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine Ski

  • BTS: The popular K-Pop band has canceled April tour dates in their hometown of Seoul, South Korea. Other K-pop groups have also followed suit.

  • Green Day: The rock band has postponed all of their concerts in Asia for their Hella Mega Tour.

  • Billie Eilish: The Grammy winner has postponed the majority of her North American tour dates.

  • Korea Times Music Festival: The festival, which was to take place at the Hollywood Bowl on April 25, has been postponed.

  • Miley Cyrus: Only a few days before she was expected in Australia to perform at the Melbourne Bushfire Benefit Concert, the singer announced that "due to the recommendations of local, state, federal and international government authorities, including the Center for Disease Control" she wouldn't be traveling to the country for the show. Miley expressed that she's "so disappointed" she's not going to be able to attend.

  • Khalid: The "Know Your Worth" singer has postponed his Asia tour, which was originalyl scheduled for March 24 to April 14.

  • Avril Lavigne: Lavigne has canceled all of her tour stops in Asia. She previously scrapped concerts in Switzerland, Milan and Paris as well.

  • Madonna: The final two concerts of Madonna's Madame X Tour, which were set to take place on March 10 and 11 in France, have been canceled due to the country's ban on events with over 1000 people.

  • Carlos Santana: The Grammy-winning artist has canceled the European tour dates for his Miraculous 2020 World Tour.

  • Pearl Jam: The rock band has postponed the first leg of their north American tour.

  • Bands The National, Old Dominion and New Order have all canceled concert stops.

  • Jonas Brothers: The boy band has canceled their nine-date Las Vegas residency at the Park MGM.

  • Individual Shows: Mariah Carey, Louis Tomlinson, Maluma, Queen and Ciara have all postponed or canceled individual shows.


  • The Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Moulin Rogue, Palace of Versailles: The popular Paris tourist attractions have all been closed until further notice. The announcement came after France banned all gatherings of over 100 people.


  • Shanghai Disney Resort: Disney closed Shanghai Disneyland's parks last month.

  • Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea: The parks will be closed until March 15. However, it's unclear if the date will change.

  • Universal Studios Japan: Similar to Tokyo Disneyland, Universal Studios Japan closed its doors on February 29.

  • Disneyland and Disney World Parks: Disney announced its US Parks will be closed until the end of the month. While Disney World has been closed seven times before, Disneyland has only shut its doors three times in history.

  • Universal Studios Hollywood: The Los Angeles popular tourist destination and amusement park will be closed until March 28. Like Disneyland, Universal is following Gov. Gavin Newsom's guidance for Californians to avoid mass gatherings of over 250 people.


  • 2020 Summer Olympics: Although many have asked Japan to postpone the Summer Olympics, which are still set to kickoff on July 24, the Olympic minister said the country's contract with International Olympic Committee "calls for the Games to be held within 2020...[this] could be interpreted as allowing a postponement," per People.

  • Formula One: Both the Chinese Grand Prix and Thailand Grand Prix have been canceled.

  • World Athletics Indoor Championships: The event, which was planned to be in Nanjing, China, has been postponed until March 2021.

  • NBA: The National Basketball Association has suspended the remainder of the season after Utah Jazz player, Rudy Gobert, tested positive for the disease.

  • MLS: Major League Soccer has also suspended their 2020 season.

  • PGA: The Professional Golfers' Association won't be allowing fans to attend tournaments until further notice.


Many tech and business conferences have been canceled including Google I/o developers conference, which was set for May 12-14 in Mountain View, CA, and Facebook's F8's Developers Conference, which was also planned for early May. Other canceled conferences include, The Doha Film Institute's Qumra, and the 2020 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

The Game Developers Conference and Hong Kong Filmart have been pushed back to summer.

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