After a year plagued with multiple date changes, Marvel Studios’ Black Widow will finally make its release on Friday, July 9 simultaneously in theaters and on Disney+. The live-action Cruella will also take a similar route and premiere in both theaters and Disney+ on Friday, May 28. Both films will be able to access on Disney+ through Premier Access.
“Today’s announcement reflects our focus on providing consumer choice and serving the evolving preferences of audiences. 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,” said Kareem Daniel, Chairman, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.
Disney and Pixar’s Luca be released directly on Disney+ with no added price on Friday, June 18, similar to how Disney released Academy Award-nominated Soul on the streamer. Although no dates have been announced, Luca will release in theaters in regions where Disney+ is not available.
Theatrical release dates also shifted for several additional upcoming films. New release dates include:
- Free Guy on August 13, 2021
- Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings on September 3, 2021
- The King’s Man on December 22, 2021
- Deep Water on January 14, 2022
- Death on the Nile on February 11, 2022
Adriana Chavez is the editor for Vacancy. Email: email@example.com