Wolverine Vs. Swine Flu

20th Century Fox has decided to postpone the Mexico City premiere of X-Men Origins: Wolverine due to the Swine Flu. The premiere was scheduled to take place on Wednesday, but the studio has decided not to risk sending "anyone into harm's way". [People]

The flu virus crisis will likely hurt Wolverine's box office in the country as Mexican government has asked residents to stay home. Schools and businesses have been shut down, including the nation's top movie theater chains. Cinepolis, Cinemex, Cinemas Lumiere and Cinemark. The remaining theater chains are expected to follow suit. [Variety]