Disney Pulls ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Movie from 2020 Calendar, Delays Two Other Fox Animated Movies

/Film | 11/18/2019 | Ethan Anderton
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Before the weekend, Disney added a whole bunch of movies to their upcoming release schedule in the years ahead. In addition to delaying The King’s Man and setting a date for Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s The Last Duel, the studio also dated a bunch of new Marvel Studios movies. But there were some changes that didn’t go very well for certain projects from 20th Century Fox.

The Bob’s Burgers movie that was initially slated for release in the summer of 2020 has been removed from Disney’s release calendar. Furthermore, Disney has delayed the theatrical releases for Ron’s Gone Wrong, the first and only movie from Fox’s previous deal with Locksmith Animation out of the UK, and Nimona, the next film from Blue Sky Studios, based on Noelle Stevenson’s comic of the same name. Find out more below.

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First up, Cartoon Brew noticed the Bob’s Burgers movie delay – it was previously scheduled for release on July 17, 2020. That date was still in play when Disney released their new calendar back in May this year, following their acquisition of 20th Century Fox. But it sounds like something has changed since then, perhaps due to many of 20th Century Fox’s previously completed movies being disappointments at the box office. Does that mean the Bob’s Burgers movie won’t see the light of day? Maybe not.

Don’t forget that Disney just released Disney+, which is now the streaming home of The Simpsons. The animated series originated on FOX, just like Bob’s Burgers. While some might say Bob’s Burgers isn’t quite as family friendly as The Simpsons, there’s a chance that the series and the forthcoming movie could shift over to Disney+. On the other hand, if Bob’s Burgers is too edgy for Disney+, then the movie could end up debuting on Hulu, where Disney will...
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