According to Disney’s latest announcement, the company’s upcoming movies for all of this year would be solely in theatres alone. As Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, as well as Free Guy, were gaining popularity, the statement came as a surprise. Eternals, West Side Story, Encanto, Ron’s Gone Wrong, The King’s Man, and The Last Duel are on the movie studio 2021 schedule.
With many of its projects this year, Disney used a hybrid approach. Showing them both in theatres and on Disney+ at the very same moment. Free Guy and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, both of which have grossed over $250 million worldwide. This appears to be responsible for Disney’s choice.
Disney’s Eternals and Encanto: theatrical release
It was the ‘big achievement’ of Disney’s summer blockbusters that prompted the company’s decision. According to Disney Digital & Media Production Chairman Kareem Daniel, it will work again.
Encanto, a Festive release, will have a 30-day cinematic screen starting November 24. Before broadcasting on Disney+ on December 24. The portion of the films like The King’s Man, West Side Story, and Eternals will run in theatres for 45 days prior to actually broadcasting on Disney+. Spider-Man: No Way Home
In addition to Eternals, Disney is announcing other projects. To some extent, it will gratify directors like Chris Nolan or Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feige. They’ve know vociferous about the importance of movies in cinemas before they are available on the web. Start implementing it with The Last Duel, out on October 15th. On October 22, Ron’s Gone Terribly wrong would be following.
Disney’s future projects
Many unnamed initiatives from the company’s segments are also given new launch dates until 2024.
As a result, Guillermo del Toro’s “Nightmare Alley” has been pushed back from Dec. 3 to Dec. 17 – placing it in direct competition with Sony Entertainment and Marvel Studios’ “Spider-Man: No Way Home
An animation “Bob’s Burgers” movie was also scheduled for May 27, 2022, based on the iconic Fox TV television series. A May 26, 2023 release date has been set for Disney’s live-action adaptation of “The Little Mermaid,” featuring Halle Bailey and Melissa McCarthy. Additionally, Marvel announced revised dates for unnamed productions in 2024 on February 16.
This Winter season, going to the movies becomes more popular and more accepted. We stand forward more to engaging audiences in cinemas. While also retaining the possibility to give our Disney+ customers the joy of Encanto.” Says the company.