"Raya and the Last Dragon", which was originally set for a November 25 release, is now scheduled to come out March 12, 2021.
Disney has postponed the theatrical release of Pixar’s animated adventure film Soul since cinemas are still closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The movie was originally set to open on June 19 and will now debut on November 20.
Soul, directed by Pete Docter and Kemp Powers, follows an aspiring musician who gets the break of a lifetime, but through a twist of cosmic forces, finds himself transported out of his body and in the place where souls are created.
Notably, Disney doesn’t have a single new film scheduled for theatrical release through the end of July.
Disney has been one of the worst-hit due to the production and release delays owing to the ongoing pandemic. Frozen 2 made its debut on Disney Plus a bit earlier than usual and Disney’s upcoming Artemis Fowl will go direct-to-streaming, instead of making its debut in theatres first.
Between Disney and Fox titles, the company will have a total of six films arriving on the big screen in the span of eight weeks. These titles include Cate Shortland’s Black Widow (11/6), Adrian Lyne’s Deep Water (11/13), Pete Docter’s Soul (11/20), Shawn Levy’s Free Guy (12/11), Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story (12/18), and Ridley Scott’s The Last Duel (12/25). Whether or not this remains the plan for the foreseeable future is anyone’s guess, as everything seems to be very liquid right now.