Jim Cramer: Don't Be Cautious About Disney+ Releases

Katherine Ross

Disney and Pixar Studio's animated film "Soul" will release directly on streaming service Disney+ this Christmas, the entertainment giant tweeted.

The animated comedy, with voices by Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey, will be free for Disney+ subscribers.

While 'Soul' will appear exclusively on Disney+ in the U.S. and Europe, it will be released in theaters in countries where the streaming service isn’t available, Bloomberg reported.

Disney has already gone the direct-to-streaming route several times this year, including the much-talked-about release of “Hamilton” on July 3.

Last month Disney delayed the release of the Marvel movie "Black Widow" to next spring from November.

Earlier this week, Cineworld Group’s Regal Entertainment Holdings said it would temporarily suspend operations at all its American and British movie theaters.

The move came as crucial sales from expected fall and winter blockbuster movie releases like the next James Bond epic have been postponed by the coronavirus pandemic.

The coronavirus outbreak forced theaters to close their dues to comply with social distancing and quarantine requirements. Those rules were enacted to slow the spread of the potentially fatal disease. 

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Comments (4)
No. 1-4

I personally wouldn't subscribe to disney+. they need more options


Disney+ doesn't have all the great shows and movies produced by Disney, that's why I had to let go of my account


Can someone hook me up with their Disney+ account? Seriously 😭

Nikhil Gunderia
Nikhil Gunderia

Won't Disney lose money by doing this?