From movie shoots to award show, events that have got affected due to coronavirus

 | Updated: Apr 04, 2020, 05:24 PM IST

From cancelling shoot of 'Mission Impossible 7' to doing a show without an audience, here's how the entertainment industry has got affected due to the outbreak of coronavirus. 

No Time To Die

One of the most anticipated movie of the year is 'No Time To Die', where fans worldwide are eagerly waiting to see Daniel Craig play 007 one last time. But the star is not going to promote the film in China. The team of the movie were to visit China for a publicity tour. But due to the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus, the event has been cancelled.

Now, The movie is been postponed until November due to the worldwide spread of the virus.


Mission: Impossible 7

After 'No Time To Die', another Hollywood film has gotten affected by the recent outbreak of coronavirus. Paramount Pictures has cancelled the scheduled three-week shoot of the much anticipated Tom Cruise starrer 'Mission: Impossible 7' in Italy due to the disease.




Chanel has cancelled a show in China due to the coronavirus outbreak. The fashion house have decided to postpone its project of a replica of the Paris – 31 rue Cambon 2019/20 Métiers d’art collection in May in Beijing to a later and more appropriate time.



South Korean band BTS are filming many shows to promote  their latest album, 'Map Of The Soul: 7'. But due to the coronavirus outbreak, they will take on shows without any studio audience. The band also streamed a press conference from a virtually empty hall due to fears over the virus.


2020 Korean Music Awards

The '2020 Korean Music Awards' has been cancelled due to the coronavirus epidemic. Despite the event  being cancelled, fans will be able to see the full list of winners on the homepage on February 27.


BTS concert

After making many changed in their promotions now K-Pop band BTS has cancelled its April concert in Seoul due to rising cases of the deadly disease. 
They have earlier scheduled a 'Map of the Soul' tour for April 11, 12, 18 and 19 at Seoul's Jamsil Olympic Stadium, according to its music label, Big Hit Entertainment which now stands cancelled. 


Green Day

U.S. rock band Green Day on Friday called off all of the Asian shows in its upcoming world tour because of the coronavirus outbreak. The tour was planned to have taken them to Singapore, Bangkok, Manila, Taipei, Hong Kong, Seoul, Osaka and Tokyo in early March.



Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of 'Mulan' could face major losses amid the coronavirus outbreak. As the company has postponed the release date of the film from March 27, 2020 until further notice. In china nearly 70,000 theaters have been closed due to deadly virus outbreak.



Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey's concert in Hawaii has been cancelled due to the outbreak of coronavirus. The 49-year-old singer rescheduled the dates of her concerts from March to November.



Italian brand Versace announced that they are postponing their fashion shows that were scheduled for mid-May in the United States because of the coronavirus outbreak.


Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone recently cheered on for the Paris Fashion Week even though she missed the premiere fashion week over coronavirus scare.


London Book Fair

One of the UK's largest book events,London Book Fair has been called off due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. The fair had been scheduled to take place at Olympia London from 10 to 12 March.


Disney+ launch event

Disney has scrapped their planned press events in London for the launch of its streaming service Disney + amid fears over the coronavirus outbreak. But they are planning for a press briefing by a webcast.

Disney suspended all live-action productions, including ‘The Little Mermaid’


IIFA 2020

International Indian Film Academy Awards has now been postponed due to coronavirus concern. A three-day award ceremony was going to be held in Indore, Madhya Pradesh for the very first time, at the end of the March


Katy Perry marriage postponed

In the light of the current coronavirus scare, the mother-to-be, singer Katy Perry has postponed her marriage with fiance Orlando Bloom which was scheduled to take place in Japan.


Justin Bieber

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak Justin Bieber tour 'Changes' that will take place in North America, But according to the reports the venue, and dates are being changed, and at least eight of the stadiums have been replaced with smaller arenas.

After making changes venue, now all the concerts have been postponed to next year


Pearl Jam

American rock band Pearl Jam announced on March 9 that they were postponing the first leg of their North American tour this spring over coronavirus concerns. The band's new album 'Gigaton' is scheduled for release on March 27. They had planned to embark on a 16-date North American tour in March and April, with destinations including New York's Madison Square Garden.



Madonna has canceled the last leg of Madame X tour which was scheduled to take place in Paris on March 10-11 due to the French government's directive on banning any kind of large gatherings across the country to curb the spread of the deadly virus.


late-night shows to go without live audience

Coronavirus scare looms large over popular US TV chat shows as the makers have decided to go without live audiences for the coming episodes. The shows will now have taped new episodes instead of in-studio viewers. 


Celine Dion

As Celine Dion suffers from common cold, the legendary singer has now shifted dates for her concerts to November owing to coronavirus scare.

The singer was suffering from common cold symptoms and that was enough to trigger a warning for coronavirus, However, she tested negative for COVID-19 tests. 



Coachella music festival

The Coachella music festival in the Southern California desert has been postponed for six months until October because of concerns over the coronavirus.

The festival, one of the biggest in the world, brings half a million fans to an open-air site in Indio, east of Los Angeles, over two weekends and was due to take place on April 10-12 and April 17-19.


Miley Cyrus

Pop star Miley Cyrus has cancelled a trip to Australia for a bushfire relief concert three days ahead of the show, citing recommendations that travel be curtailed to counter the spread of the global coronavirus epidemic.


Nickelodeon's Kid's Choice Awards

The Nickelodeon`s Kids` Choice Awards are the latest addition to the list of Hollywood events postponed due to the global coronavirus crisis.In a statement issued by Nickelodeon "The Kids` Choice Awards scheduled for March 22, 2020, in Los Angeles is being postponed in consideration of the safety and well-being of every person involved with the show, which is our top priority.


Disney+ series

The shoot for Marvel comics based Disney Plus series 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier' has been halted in Prague in the light of the coronavirus outbreak .


Tribeca Film Festival

The prestigious film festival revealed that the 19th edition that was due to take place between April 15-26 stands postponed amid the virus scare. This comes into effect soon after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a statewide ban of gatherings of more than 500 people. 


A Quiet Place II

Warner Bros, Paramount Pictures has decided to defer the release of 'A Quiet Place II' due to the outbreak of coronavirus. The film was scheduled to release on March 18 but has been postponed indefinitely.


The Who

British rock band 'The Who' have cancelled their UK tour due to coronavirus, just four days before they were due to take to the stage in Manchester.


Fast and Furious

The release of ninth 'Fast and Furious' is been postponed. Earlier the movie was scheduled to debut May 22 but now Its release is delayed by nearly a year to April 2, 2021.


Billie Eilish

As a precaution amid the coronavirus outbreak, singer Billie Eilish has postponed her 'Where Do We Go?' world tour. However, no rescheduled dates have been announced, but tickets for the previously scheduled shows will be honored.


Jonas Brothers

The latest to cancel large gatherings amid coronavirus threat are the Jonas Brothers, who have officially pulled the plug on their nine-date Las Vegas residency, which was set to kick off next month, due to safety concerns.


The Batman

Amid growing concerns over coronavirus outbreak, Warner Bros. has announced that production for 'The Batman' will shut down for two weeks.

Warner Bros have also cancelled their live action production of movies. 



Sony music asked their employees to work from home until 2021. 



Netflix's 'Red Notice' starring Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds has decided to temporarily halt its production amid the coronavirus outbreak.


BAFTA awards

British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has officially postponed its annual television awards and television craft awards due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. 


Black Widow

Scarlett Johansson sued Disney over its decision to release the superhero movie 'Black Widow' on streaming at the same time as in theatres, alleging a breach of contract which cost the star millions of dollars.

Johansson, one of Hollywood's biggest and top-paid stars, was entitled to a percentage of box office receipts from the much-anticipated Marvel film, according to a lawsuit filed at Los Angeles Superior Court.


The Rolling Stones

Rock band 'The Rolling Stones' has announced that they are postponing their upcoming `No Filter` tour of North America in the light of the global coronavirus pandemic.


Glastonbury music festival

The Glastonbury music festival which is held each year in England`s Somerset has been called off due to the concerns emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic.


'Friends' reunion

The much anticipated non-scripted 'Friends' reunion has been delayed amid coronavirus scare. The actors of the hit TV show had confirmed the highly talked about the reunion on their personal social media handles just a month back. But owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the filming of the reunion has been pushed back for an indefinite period.


Sydney Film festival

Joining the growing list of the cancelled events due to the concerns of the spread of novel coronavirus, the organizers of the Sydney Film festival has decided to not hold the already scheduled event.


Billboard Music Awards 2020

Billboard Music Awards 2020 have also been postponed until things settle down.The music awards were to air live from Las Vegas on April 29, 2020. 


Wonder Woman 1984

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ has now been postponed until August. The Warner Bros. film was to hit the theatres in June but due to the ongoing coronavirus scare and lockdowns all over the world, they have decided to now push the film until August 14. 


Camila Cabello's tour

Singer Camila Cabello's tour which was scheduled to kick off on May 26 in Oslo, Norway has been postponed due to the outbreak of the pandemic.


Tony Awards

The 74th Annual Tony Awards,is been postponed amid concerns over the spread of coronavirus, as earlier the show was scheduled to take place on June 7 at at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.