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'The Secret Garden' Release Pushed Back Amid Coronavirus Concerns

'The Secret Garden' Release Pushed Back Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The upcoming film The Secret Garden is getting pushed back.

The Marc Munden family movie will now be released on August 14 after receiving an initial release date of April 3 due to ongoing coronavirus concerns, according to European studio Studiocanal, which is closing its London office as a “precautionary measure,” Deadline reported on Friday (March 13).

The office will close for an initial period of two weeks starting on Monday (March 16).

“A film that most certainly appeals to a family and older audience, the studio has has taken the decision to move out of a potentially high-risk period as the coronavirus situation continues to escalate,” the studio said.

Colin Firth and Julie Walters star in the adaptation, about an orphaned girl who discovers a magical garden hidden at her strict uncle’s estate.

Dozens of films, festivals and organized events are being postponed or outright canceled due to coronavirus. Find out what else…

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