If cinemas survive this movie drought, 2021 will see a flood of blockbusters

With Bond, Marvel and Disney films all delayed, Hollywood may soon face a very different problem to the one it has nowIn a world where absolutes are increasingly hard to find, one thing is certain: in 2021 there are going to be a hell of a lot of sci-fi, fantasy and superhero movies released in a hell of a short time.Reports this week that major tentpoles such as Denis Villeneuve’s Dune won’t now be released until next year due to the inability of many of the world’s cinemas to open at full capacity (if at all) are just the tip of the iceberg.

The damage to 2020’s slate of theatrical releases was already done.

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