Eternals Updates: Marvel’s Eternals will not be streaming on Disney+ the same day when it will be released in theatres. There have been arising questions that whether this highly anticipated Marvel movie would make its entrance on Disney Plus like Black Widow when the Scarlett Johansson-led film was released in July.
Eternals will be released on November 5 and it will provide a 45-day window to theatrical release before it is available on Disney+. It means the movie will be available in January on Disney+ or else you can watch it only in theatres.
The animated musical ‘Encanto’ will be played in theatres for 30 days from November 24 before it gets shifted to Disney+. This decision is a clear win for Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige who has been talkative internally and among the press about Marvel’s feature film to play exclusively in theatres.
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Marvel’s first theatrical release in these two years has collected more than USD 105.9 million domestically till Wednesday. While it has been the lowest collection for MCU feature movies, it also means “Shang-Chi’ is outpacing the theatrical collection of ‘Black Widow’ which has earned USD 100.7 million at the point after its theatrical release in July day-and-date on Disney+ Premier Access.
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In August, CEO Bob Chapek referred to the 45-day theatrical release of ‘Shang-Chi’ to give it an experimental test for us. All saying that the theatrical release would be affected as the delta variant is driving COVID infections and it would determine that how the studio will look forward with its theatrical release strategy in 2021.
The 30-day theatrical release for ‘Encanto’ provides a different kind of experiment which gives Disney an opportunity to earn box office collection over the Thanksgiving holiday into December before the film gets shift directly to Disney+ for the Christmas holiday.
It will be exciting to watch Marvel’s Eternals along with the four movies on the slate, ‘The Last Duel’ on 15th October, ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’ on 22nd October, ‘West Side Story’ on 10th December and ‘The King’s Man’ on 22nd December.
Stay tuned for more updates………….