The South by Southwest festival will be held starting next week in Austin, Texas.

Netflix has canceled its participation in the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival, fearing the possible epidemic of Coronavirus.

It was Wednesday that the streaming service communicated its decision that it was withdrawing from the annual festival in Autin, Texas.

The company was scheduled to present the film ‘Uncorked’, with Courtney B. Vance, in addition to four documentaries, however the news was later confirmed by Variety.com.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, he also said Apple canceled its plans for the SXSW, which included a “Beastie Boys Story” feature of Spike Jonze.

The South by Southwest (SXSW) festival will take place March 13-22, in Austin, Texas.