Disney will return cinemas the exclusive right to rent films

The film company will refuse to broadcast them simultaneously on the Disney + streaming service.


The Walt Disney film company will grant cinemas the exclusive right to show new films that will be released before the end of 2021 and will refuse to broadcast them simultaneously on the Disney+ streaming service. This was reported on Saturday by the Reuters news agency.


So, the animated musical “Encanto” (2021) will be released on November 24, and during the first 30 days, it will be available only in cinemas. Other Disney-produced films, including “Eternals” (2021) based on Marvel comics and “West Side Story” (2021) reinterpreted by Steven Spielberg, will be available to Disney+ subscribers no earlier than 45 days after the start of the film distribution.


During the pandemic, the Walt Disney Company conducted an experiment during which it released films simultaneously in cinemas and on the Disney+ streaming service. As a result, some actors lost part of the fee, depending on the box office. In this regard, on July 29, Scarlett Johansson, who played the main role in the film “Black Widow” (2021) based on Marvel comics, filed a lawsuit in a Los Angeles court against the company.

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Author: Oleg Ceban
Graduated from University of Oxford. Previously, he worked in various diferent news media. Currently, it is a columnist of the world news section in the Free News editors.
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