With the easing of lockdown rules across the UK, Disney has decided to reshuffle a number of its releases announcing a number of titles will be released both in cinemas and on Disney+ simultaneously.

Following the successful release of “Raya and The Last Dragon, the highly anticipated live-action film “Cruella” and Marvel Studios’ long-awaited “Black Widow” will launch simultaneously in theatres and on Disney+ with Premier Access in most Disney+ markets on Friday 28 May and on Friday 9 July respectively.

Similar to the launch of Disney and Pixar’s Academy Award-nominated “Soul” that delighted Disney+ subscribers during the holidays, Disney and Pixar’s “Luca” will stream directly in homes worldwide exclusively on Disney+ beginning Friday 18 June, as a special offering to kick-off the summer season.  In international markets where Disney+ is not yet available, the film will be released theatrically, with premiere dates to be announced.

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Theatrical release dates also shifted for several additional upcoming films. New release dates include:

  • “Free Guy” on 13 August 2021
  • “Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” on 3 September 2021
  • “The King’s Man” on 22 December 2021
  • “Deep Water” on 14 January 2022
  • “Death on the Nile” on 11 February 2022