With today’s series of announcements, Disney may have dealt a deathblow to movie theaters.
“The consumer is probably more impatient than they’ve ever been before,” says Chapek.
The films will open theatrically in the country at the same time as their streaming releases overseas, raising the possibility of piracy.
The arthouse distributor which released the Oscar-winning “Parasite” paid a seven-figure sum for the European co-pro.
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Both films were scheduled for April. “Ron’s Gone Wrong” is now due to come out October 22 and “Bob’s Burgers” is unset.
Five years in the making, the ecological fantasy feature topped the Chinese box office last year.
The “Tenet” director is among the many industry figures condemning the studio’s radical new plan.
Even after the pandemic, more people will want to watch new releases at home than in theaters, a new survey finds.
These upcoming animated features are from Asia, South America, and Europe.
“I don’t see [France’s] cinema theatre as any riskier than school,” says Xavier Albert, Universal Pictures France’s managing director.
The trade body for the sector has slammed Disney’s decision in a statement.
As things stand, “Raya and the Last Dragon,” “Bob’s Burgers,” “Luca,” and “Ron’s Gone Wrong” will all come out between March and June.
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Movie theater lobbyists are saying theaters should reopen across the U.S.; medical experts say otherwise.
Goro Miyazaki’s feature will be released by longtime Ghibli distributor Gkids.
France, the Netherlands, and Switzerland are among the countries that will see the Great Dane on the big screen.
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