Scarlett Johansson stars as Natasha Romanoff, AKA Black Widow, in Marvel’s “Black Widow.”
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Disney made some main modifications to its summer movie slate on Tuesday.
The studio introduced that “Cruella” and “Black Widow” might be launched in cinemas and on Disney+ with premier entry and its Pixar movie “Luca” will head straight to Disney+.
“Today’s announcement reflects our focus on providing consumer choice and serving the evolving preferences of audiences,” stated Kareem Daniel, chairman of Disney’s media and leisure distribution.
“By leveraging a flexible distribution strategy in a dynamic marketplace that is beginning to recover from the global pandemic, we will continue to employ the best options to deliver The Walt Disney Company’s unparalleled storytelling to fans and families around the world,” he stated.
In shifting its launch technique, “Cruella” will debut as deliberate on May 28 and “Black Widow,” initially set for May 7, is now debuting July 9. Both titles can even be obtainable on Disney+ for an extra $30 rental price.
“Luca,” which was initially slated for theatrical launch will stream straight on Disney+ as a part of the standard subscription. In markets the place Disney+ shouldn’t be obtainable, “Luca” might be launched theatrically.
Other theatrical launch date modifications embrace:
- “Free Guy” strikes to August 13, 2021
- “Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” now dated September 3, 2021
- “The King’s Man” arrives December 22, 2021
- “Deep Water” pushed to January 14, 2022
- “Death on the Nile” set for February 11, 2022