Disney and Pixar’s new animated movie “Onward” is following the recent trend of movies arriving early on digital platforms amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Starting in the United States tonight, March 20 at 5 p.m. PT, “Onward” will be available to purchase on digital retail platforms like iTunes for $19.99 (via Variety).
Following this, the movie will be streaming for Disney+ subscribers beginning Friday, April 3. “Onward” was released in theaters two weeks ago, right as the coronavirus pandemic was beginning to spread across the United States.
#PixarOnward is coming to the US tonight on digital download and will be streaming on #DisneyPlus on April 3rd. pic.twitter.com/4j9xI6JZPZ
— Pixar (@Pixar) March 20, 2020
Many studios are now releasing films early on digital, due to the fact that going to a movie theater is no longer feasible for most Americans. Beginning today, Universal films like “The Invisible Man,” “The Hunt,” and “Emma” are available to rent for $19.99 on iTunes and other platforms.
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