Universal will release movies at home and in theaters at the same time

Coronavirus Update
  • Universal announced that brand new movies starting with Trolls World Tour will launch in cinemas and on streaming services on the same day.
  • ”Day-and-Date” release will continue through the coronavirus pandemic, allowing users to watch the newest attractions from the comfort of their own home.
  • Other recently released titles will be included in the offer, which each title to cost $19.99 for a 48-hour streaming period. The service will be available from various on-demand partners in the USA and internationally.
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The coronavirus pandemic is very serious if it wasn’t clear by now, and simple measures like social distancing and hands washing can significantly limit the exposure to the new virus. But you don’t have to be miserable if you’re staying home given how much entertainment is available at your fingertips. There’s a variety of streaming services, including music, video, and gaming, to keep you entertained, and you can buy books and magazines as well. And, as annoying as the COVID-19 crisis might be, staying home will get even better for movie fans. Universal has just announced that it’s ready to release brand new movies in theaters (which will be mostly closed) and at home on the same day.

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