CCI writes, “Whereas we’re buoyed by the rollout of the vaccine and the rising variety of people being inoculated, it seems that July will nonetheless be too early to soundly maintain an in-person occasion of the magnitude of Comedian-Con. Because of this, now we have made the difficult determination to postpone Comedian-Con 2021 as an in-person gathering till our 2022 dates, and as soon as once more maintain this yr’s celebration because the free on-line [email protected] Sadly, the challenges of this previous yr and the a number of postponements of our two largest occasions have left us with restricted monetary sources, so this yr the net expertise will likely be decreased to a three-day occasion, spanning July 23-25, 2021.
CCI additionally clarifies that attendees who rolled their 2020 badges over to 2021 can have their badges once more rolled over to 2022. Those that choose a refund can submit a request through the Comic-Con website.
As CCI notes in its assertion, this cancellation displays the truth that the leisure business remains to be struggling to return to normalcy in 2021, even because the COVID-19 vaccine is turning into extra prevalent. A variety of upcoming motion pictures have seen further pandemic-related delays this year, whereas Paramount is the most recent studio to start pursuing a extra aggressive theatrical/streaming launch technique. Nevertheless, as of mid-February, Disney has no plans to release the long-delayed Black Widow on Disney+.
Each Delayed Film As a result of Coronavirus (So Far)
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