Disney announces exclusive theatrical window for 2021 movie slate

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On Sept.10, 2021 the Walt Disney Company Announced Exclusive Theatrical Windows for Remaining 2021 Slate of Films, which is quite the opposite direction of what HBO Max and WB did earlier this year announcing a day and date release of the 2021 slate on the Streaming service and theaters on the exact same day.

Disney’s scheduled releases will have a minimum 45-day exclusive theatrical release, including:

  • “The Last Duel” on Oct. 15, 2021
  • “Ron’s Gone Wrong” on Oct. 22, 2021
  • “Eternals” on Nov. 5, 2021
  • “West Side Story” on Dec. 10, 2021
  • “The King’s Man” on Dec. 22, 2021

“Following the tremendous box office success of our summer films which included five of the top eight domestic releases of the year, we are excited to update our theatrical plans for the remainder of 2021,” said Kareem Daniel, Chairman, Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution. “As confidence in moviegoing continues to improve, we look forward to entertaining audiences in theaters, while maintaining the flexibility to give our Disney+ subscribers the gift of Encanto this holiday season.”

From 20th Century Studios and visionary filmmaker Ridley Scott comes “The Last Duel,” a gripping tale of betrayal and vengeance set against the brutality of 14th century France.

20th Century Studios and Locksmith Animation’s “Ron’s Gone Wrong” is the story of Barney, a socially awkward middle-schooler and Ron, his new walking, talking, digitally-connected device, which is supposed to be his “Best Friend out of the Box.” 

Ron’s hilarious malfunctions set against the backdrop of the social media age, launch them into an action-packed journey in which boy and robot come to terms with the wonderful messiness of true friendship.

Marvel Studios’ “Eternals” follows a group of heroes from beyond the stars who have protected the Earth since the dawn of man. When monstrous creatures called the Deviants, long thought lost to history, mysteriously return, the Eternals are forced to reunite in order to defend humanity once again.

In Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Encanto,” Mirabel — the only ordinary member of her extraordinary family — discovers that the magic surrounding their home is in danger, and she might be her family’s last hope.

Directed by Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg, from a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tony Kushner, “West Side Story” tells the classic tale of fierce rivalries and young love in 1957 New York City.

As a collection of history’s worst tyrants and criminal masterminds gather to plot a war to wipe out millions, one man must race against time to stop them. Discover the origins of the very first independent intelligence agency in The King’s Man.

Sanjayan Karthikeyan

Sanjayan Karthikeyan has always loved super heroes and wants to become a comic book artist/writer. Over the years, he was introduced to Superman who went on to become an inspiration in his life. Superman was the reason he started writing, which has become one of his favorite activities. Karthikeyan just completed schooling and plans on pursuing a career in finance but also wants to pursue Journalism, a new passion of his.

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