Walt Disney announced a two-month postponement
Walt Disney announced a two-month postponement of the world premiere of Co Marvel’s “Black Widow” until July, and the film will be shown in theaters and on Disney + broadcast services simultaneously for a fee.
Theater operators had hoped that the Black Widow, played by Scarlett Johansson as a Russian spy superhero, would successfully start the summer season in early May and bring many people back to the theater after a long shutdown due to the plague. Coronavirus.
Shares of AMC Entertainment, the world’s largest cinema operator, fell 16% after the announcement.
Disney offers live-streaming Cruella to its customers for a fee
Disney also announced on the same day that it will be released on May 28 that Disney + will offer live-streaming Cruella to its customers for a fee and that the animated film Pixar Luca will bypass most theaters and make its debut. All Disney + subscribers on June 18th.
Pixar will only be released in theaters on the international market where Disney + access is not yet available. This service is available in most countries of the world but has only just begun to enter Asia.
Cruella and Black Widows will cost $ 30 more to air at Disney’s customers.
“Today’s announcement underscores our commitment to consumers to make choices and respond to changing audiences’ choices,” said Karim Daniel, president of Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.