With the current Coronavirus crisis putting filming on movies and shows on hold, this has thrown the entire upcoming schedule in the air. One of the biggest shows on Disney+, The Mandalorian, is set to return with a second season in October, but luckily filming was able to wrap up in February, just before filming shut down.
Today saw the reopening of the Shanghai Disney Resort in China, which resulted in the Walt Disney Company CEO, Bob Chapek speaking with CNBC and during the interview, he confirmed that post-production on the show is able to continue and is currently ongoing, so “there will be no delay on Mandalorian“.
He also spoke about people will hopefully heading back to cinemas in the summer, as countries open up and how cinemas will be impacted. Mulan will be the first big title, where it’s moved from March to July. The move of Artemis Fowl from theaters to Disney+ was brought up and he said the streaming service is an important way for fans to see their movies, but they take each movie on a case by case and are still committed to theatrical releases. Bob Chapek said that the current Coronavirus situation does mean they have to be more fluid and have to be able to adapt quickly to changes.
Are you glad to hear the Mandalorian season 2 won’t be delayed?
Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom.