Blockbuster movies delayed by coronavirus precautions likely won’t become streaming exclusives

Over the last few weeks, a number of high-profile movie releases have been delayed due to the spread of the novel coronavirus. No Time to Die, the new James Bond movie, will now be released in November. Mulan and New Mutants are delayed without any new release dates attached. F9 just accepted the L, as Universal set the release date back a full year. With all of these delays, many people have started to wonder: why not just release these films on streaming services instead?

Couldn’t Disney release its films via Disney Plus or Hulu? A year ago, Disney didn’t have a streaming service. Now, it has one of the most popular streaming services in the United States. There are two schools of thought here: release the movies early for rental on…

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