Disney to Offer Cruella and Black Widow on Disneyplus Same Day as Theater Release

Posted on March 23, 2021

Disney has announced that two of its big upcoming films - Cruella and Black Widow - will be offered to Disney+ subscribers on the same date they arrive in theaters. Disney did the same thing with Raya and The Last Dragon, which is available on Disney+ for $29.99 as a Premier Access feature for Disney+ subscribers.

Premier Dates for Cruella and Black Widow

Kareem Daniel, Chairman, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution, says in the announcement, "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."

The simultaneous release has not hurt Raya and The Last Dragon which has topped the box office for three straight weeks.

Disney also announced updated release dates for the following films:

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