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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever's Theatrical Release In France May Have To Be Canceled

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As if Black Panther: Wakanda Forever hasn't faced enough challenges, a new international law concerning theatrical releases may jeopardize the upcoming sequel's theatrical release in France.Set to close out the MCU's phase four, there's no denying that the highly anticipated Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has undergone a strenuous production.

From the tragic passing of Chadwick Boseman to Letitia Wright's set injuries and countless delays, it sure has been an emotional and taxing journey for all of those involved.New Black Panther Wakanda Forever Details Unveiled At D23According to Le Film Francais, due to a French law requiring theatrically-released films to wait 17 months before releasing on a subscription-based streaming platform, Disney is now considering canceling the sequel's theatrical release in France. «The media timeline forces us to evaluate our theatrical releases film by film.

We have not yet made a decision on the release of Black Panther,» Disney responded in a statement. Reports indicate that this isn't the first time Disney addressed this particular legislation, and the company has already shown that it will cancel a theatrical release as a result.It was back in June when Disney announced that the upcoming animated film Strange World would not receive a theatrical release in France but instead go straight to Disney Plus.

Sources also share that while many audiences are growing accustomed to having shorter theatrical release windows and direct-to-streaming premieres, France is just one instance of opposition to these industry changes.

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