April 21 (UPI) -- The Batman, starring Robert Pattinson as the Caped Crusader, has been delayed until Oct. 1 2021, Warner Bros. has announced.
Warner Bros. has also delayed Sopranos prequel film The Many Saints of Newark until March 12, 2021. The film was going to be released on Sept. 25, 2020.
The Elvis Presley biopic from director Baz Luhrmann, starring Austin Butler as the music icon, will now be released on Nov. 5, 2021 instead of Oct. 1, 2021. Will Smith's King Richard, where he portrays the father of Venus and Serena Williams, will hit theaters on Nov. 19, 2021 instead of Nov. 25, 2020.
Warner Bros. has not changed the July 17 release date of Tenet from director Christopher Nolan or Wonder Woman 1984's new Aug. 14 release date.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shut down movie theaters around the world, causing studios to delay new films and release others early for digital platforms as viewers stay home.