Thor: love and thunder experienced numerous delays before capturing its July 2022 release timeline. During Marvel Studios’ original Phase 4 announcement At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, the Chris Hemsworth-directed sequel was the latest film in the lineup, leading fans to wonder if the film served as the culmination of the slate. However, it was not the case as more movies were added, such as Spider-Man: No Way Home Y Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Initially, thor 4 was supposed to be released on February 11, 2022, but due to the pandemic, was delayed until May 6. The shakeup didn’t stop there What love and thunder moved to July 8a slot that was originally forwakanda forever.
It was not thor 4 is preparing for its worldwide release, an unfortunate delay has been announced.
Thor 4 delayed in Malaysia
Golden Screen Cinemas, the largest cinema chain in Malaysia, confirmed that Thor: love and thunder has been delayed in the country until Thursday, July 21. Although the reason is unknown, the announcement came from Disney. The theater chain announced that fans who purchased tickets in advance would be refunded.
The announcement can be seen below:
“We inform you that the release date of Thor: Love and Thunder from Marvel Studios in Malaysia has been postponed to July 21, 2022 by Disney.
Advance ticket purchasers will be refunded. If you have purchased the tickets online, the amount will be refunded within 14 working days. No further action is required on your part.
If you purchased your tickets at the counter or electronic kiosk, please return to the respective theater and request your refund within 14 days.
We apologize for any inconvenience caused. For more updates follow GSC social media. Thank you!”
Will Thor 4 be delayed in other territories?
Thor: love and thunderThe Malaysian delay presents an unfortunate situation for Marvel fans in that country, considering that spoilers will be rampant on social media during the film’s opening weekend. Not only that, but a week before its release, thor 4 spoilers have already surfaced online.
At this stage, the best option for Malaysian Marvel fans might be to take a three-week social media hiatus.
The reason behind the delay is still being kept under wraps, but it may be related to COVID-19. Malaysia currently has 29,434 active cases of COVID-19, but only 4.2% are hospitalized. The Malaysian government may be taking precautions by closing cinema chains in the next two weeks to prevent a surge.
Another possible reason is Malaysia’s strict film censorship policies, as the authorities take more time to review the film before it is released to the public.
Thor: love and thunder It will be released in theaters on July 8.