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.
Also in news – ‘Hawkeye’ Spin-off ‘Echo’ in the works at Disney+
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