Disney Streaming 'Frozen 2' Three Months Early on Disney+ Because of Pandemic
- Category: Streaming TV
- Published: Friday, 13 March 2020 21:10
With the coronavirus crisis isolating many, Disney is making FROZEN 2 available three months early on Disney+ this Sunday. The Disney announcement (see below) states the move is based on the current global pandemic of coronavirus. "Disney+ adds FROZEN 2 early for families during these challenging times," say the release. No doubt watching FROZEN 2 will put a smile on many faces.
While FROZEN 2 is now available on Digital and Blu-ray/DVD but the Disney sequel wasn't scheduled to stream on Disney+ until the summer. Given the recent events in which medical experts have suggested social distincing, this news comes at a good time.
Read the full announcement below.
OFFICIAL PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT
BURBANK, Calif. (March 13, 2020) –The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) announced that “Frozen 2” will be available three months ahead of schedule on Disney+ in the U.S. beginning Sunday, March 15, surprising families with some fun and joy during this challenging period.
“‘Frozen 2’ has captivated audiences around the world through its powerful themes of perseverance and the importance of family, messages that are incredibly relevant during this time, and we are pleased to be able to share this heartwarming story early with our Disney+ subscribers to enjoy at home on any device,” said Bob Chapek, Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company.
Internationally, “Frozen 2” will be available on Disney+ in Canada, the Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand on Tuesday, March 17. In the U.S., the film will initially be available in high definition, with Ultra HD video playback available to all subscribers on Tuesday, March 17.
The No. 1 animated movie of all time, “Frozen 2” follows Elsa, together with Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven, on a remarkable and inspiring journey into the unknown to discover the source of her magical powers and save the kingdom of Arendelle. From Walt Disney Animation Studios and the Academy Award®-winning team of directors Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, producer Peter Del Vecho, and songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, “Frozen 2” features the voices of Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff and Josh Gad.
“Frozen 2” joins Disney+’s lineup of blockbuster movies, original content, and classic library titles from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more.