Robert Pattinson becomes Batman in the new movie based on the DC Comics superhero. (Warner Bros.)
Before the invasion of Russia in areas of Ukraine, the cinematographic world has also been affected by the crisis that is being experienced as a result of the conflict between the two countries. Warner Bros. belongs to the list of Hollywood production companies that have stopped their releases of upcoming films and, for this reason, one of its biggest premieres, batman will not be shown in Russian cinemas.
“In light of the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, WarnerMedia is pausing the release of its feature film batman in Russia”, indicated a spokesman for WarnerMedia through a statement. “We will continue to monitor the situation as it evolves. We look forward to a swift and peaceful resolution of this tragedy.” At the moment, there are no further updates on whether the screening will take place on another date this month.
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Disney and Sony Pictures also paused their releases in Russia
This decision was the same that was also announced by large companies such as Sony Pictures, Disney and Paramount Pictures. Another long-awaited film of the superhero genre is Morbiuswhich will feature the villain played by Jared Letoand it will not reach the theaters in Russia. This was the official statement of a spokesperson for Sony Pictures Entertainment regarding the current context that seriously affects Europe and keeps the world in tension:
“Given the ongoing military action in Ukraine and the resulting uncertainty and humanitarian crisis unfolding in that region, we will pause our planned theatrical releases in Russia, including the upcoming release of Morbius. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those who have been affected and we hope that this crisis is quickly resolved.”
From being a banned Marvel character, to a new legend. Morbius was Spider-Man’s villain in the comics and now he will have his origin story. (Marvel)
While, in the case of DisneyClarified that Net It will not be launched on Russian territory and they assured that they will evaluate the development of the crisis. “We will make future business decisions based on the evolution of the situation. In the meantime, given the scale of the emerging refugee crisis, we are working with our partner NGOs to provide urgent aid and other humanitarian assistance to refugees,” a spokesperson said.
Notably, Uncharted: off the map and death on the nile continue to be projected Russia with the aim of not compromising the distribution agreements already established with Disney and sony pictures before the events of the last few days.
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