Sun. Sep 27th, 2020

Warner Bros. Delays Release of ‘In the Heights,’ ‘Scoob!’ Due to Coronavirus

Warner Bros. on Tuesday delayed the release of the upcoming musical In the Heights and the animated feature Scoob! amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The Scooby Doo film, which stars an ensemble voice cast including Mark Wahlberg and Zac Efron, was slated for a May 15 release. Meanwhile, Jon M. Chu’s adaptation of the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical In the Heights was set to hit theaters June 26.

The studio has not yet determined new release dates.

In the Heightsfollows a bodega owner (Anthony Ramos) who has mixed feelings about closing his store and retiring to the Dominican Republic after he inherits his grandmother’s fortune. 

Cinemas across the nation, including the three largest theater chains, announced an indefinite closure of their theaters.

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Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett

Photographs are Courtesy:  Warner Bros.

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