(RTTNews) – Disney and Pixar’s animated family film ‘Soul’, which was due to be released in November, is skipping theaters and heading for an exclusive Christmas premiere on streaming service Disney+.
In the countries where Disney Plus is not available, Soul will be released theatrically, but a date is yet to be announced.
In a tweet, Walt Disney Studios said “Disney and Pixar’s Soul will be streaming exclusively on Disney+ on December 25th.”
The movie will now be available to Disney Plus’ around 60.5 million subscribers. The streaming service costs $6.99 per month.
The decision on Disney’s much awaited film after Mulan comes as theaters are struggling to remain open amid new restrictions following increase in COVID-19 numbers in many areas. Soul was initially heading for a June release, but was rescheduled for November 20 in U.S. theaters due to the pandemic.
Meanwhile, it is expected that Soul will not