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Old 03-11-20, 08:16 PM
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COVID-19 Virus -- Movie related news

https://deadline.com/2020/03/tom-han...ie-1202880431/

EXCLUSIVE: We have just received word that Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson were tested positive for the Coronavirus. Both were down in Australia for the pre-production of Baz Luhrmann’s untitled Elvis Presley film from Warner Bros. In the film, two-time Oscar winner Hanks plays Presley’s longtime manager Colonel Tom Parker.

Deadline received a statement directly from Hanks:

“Hello, folks. Rita and I are down here in Australia. We felt a bit tired, like we had colds, and some body aches. Rita had some chills that came and went. Slight fevers too. To play things right, as is needed in the world right now, we were tested for the Coronavirus, and were found to be positive.

Well, now. What to do next? The Medical Officials have protocols that must be followed. We Hanks’ will be tested, observed, and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires. Not much more to it than a one-day-at-a-time approach, no?

We’ll keep the world posted and updated.

Take care of yourselves!” – Tom Hanks
Old 03-11-20, 09:16 PM
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Tom Hanks is infected!?!?!?

Okay, now this thing is serious.
Old 03-11-20, 09:22 PM
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Tom Hanks has coronavirus. Head for those nuclear fallout shelters now!

Just being reported. They say even seeing his new movies will give it to you. Look out. Also, wife. We are all doomed!


Old 03-11-20, 09:56 PM
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Shitty, he's in a more vulnerable age range and diabetic, hopefully he's in that 80% safe zone.

Peter Rabbit II delayed also
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Re: Tom Hanks has coronavirus. Head for those nuclear fallout shelters now!

Originally Posted by richc2 View Post
peter rabbit ii delayed also
fuck!
Old 03-11-20, 10:10 PM
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Now we know what killed John Candy
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He's survived WWII twice, fought somali pirates, landed a plane in the Hudson and successfully brought a damaged space craft back home. He'll be fine.
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He should be quarantined on an island with a volleyball.

(You forgot to mention he had HIV.)
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Old 03-11-20, 11:07 PM
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And he was engaged to Tawny Kitaen in the 80s!! The dude is dripping with disease!!!
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I can't believe that Disney isn't delaying the premier of Mulan. As much as they are counting on the Chinese market and as much is riding on this film I'm surprised they are going ahead with it. Maybe it was too late and they didn't want to respend the money on marketing?
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Originally Posted by Abob Teff View Post
He should be quarantined on an island with a volleyball.

(You forgot to mention he had HIV.)
Someone mentioned it in the Covid 19 thread when I made the same joke
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https://deadline.com/2020/03/cinemac...us-1202880571/

CinemaCon in Las Vegas was just cancelled.

It's not a public con for those who don't know what it is. It's the studios exhibiting their high profile movie titles for the upcoming year to theatre owners. It's a pretty huge event.
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‘A Quiet Place II’ European Release Delayed To Avoid Coronavirus Crisis
https://deadline.com/2020/03/a-quiet...is-1202880784/
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Re: Tom Hanks has coronavirus. Head for those nuclear fallout shelters now!

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Peter Rabbit II delayed also
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On a related note, Hanks' former Bosom Buddies co-star Peter Scolari reports that he's come down with symptoms of the common cold.
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My Spy got pushed back too!
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Ok... now AQP2 is fully being pushed...

https://variety.com/2020/biz/box-off...ak-1203531744/

Not looking good for theatres and the start of the summer season.
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F9 and The Lovebirds have been delayed.
Old 03-12-20, 12:45 PM
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Maybe we could add a wiki to this thread so all the delays can be listed at the top?
Old 03-12-20, 01:22 PM
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I imagine Hollywood celebrities, due to the amount of travel they do, are at a much greater risk of catching the bug than the average American. They also tend to be healthier and have better health care than the average American, too.
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The F9 year delay probably won't be good for it. Someone in the F9 thread stated Aug 2020 would be better. As Guardians of the Galaxy has proved there is plenty of time to reap great box office in that month. Should have went that route.
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WonderCon (precursor to Comic Con) has been cancelled.
Old 03-12-20, 04:14 PM
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Movie related news about the coronavirus? Will this be in 3D? A Michael Bay hack job?
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More postponements

Mulan, New Mutants and Antlers.
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How can theaters stay open with no new movies?

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