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Sony Pushes Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Morbius From July Dates

March 30, 2020 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Ghostbusters: Afterlife Image Credit: Sony

Sony Pictures is conceding the month of July to the COVID-19 pandemic, delaying both Ghostbusters: Afterlife and Morbius to next year. Deadline reports that the films, which were set to release on July 10th and 31st respectively, have both been moved to March of 2021. Ghostbusters will release on March 5th of that year while Morbius will arrive on March 19th.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife was directed by Jason Reitman and stars Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, McKenna Grace, Paul Rudd, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Annie Potts and Ernie Hudson. It’s described as follows:

When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind. You can check out the trailer below.

Meanwhile, Morbius is an expansion of Sony’s Spider-Man cinematic universe and is a collaboration with Marvel. It stars Jared Leto, Adria Arjona, Matt Smith, Jared Harris, Tyrese Gibson, Al Madrigal and Michael Keaton and has the following synopsis:

One of Marvel’s most compelling and conflicted characters comes to the big screen as Oscar winner Jared Leto transforms into the enigmatic antihero, Michael Morbius. Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder, and determined to save others suffering his same fate, Dr. Morbius attempts a desperate gamble. What at first appears to be a radical success soon reveals itself to be a remedy potentially worse than the disease.