The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the movie industry. Since March, movie theaters have been closed across the country forcing movie companies, like Disney, to postpone their theatrical release dates, or get creative, and try something that has never been done before.
In September, Disney made the decision to release the live-action version of “Mulan” on Disney+ as part of a brand-new “Premier Access” program. The film was offered on the streaming service for $29.99, and according to Disney, they were very pleased with the results.
Today, Disney CEO Bob Chapek hinted during their quartlerly results call that more movies could be coming to Disney+ the same way. Chapek explained, “There’s going to be a role for it strategically in our portfolio of offerings.” He added more details would be shared on Dec. 10 when Disney holds an investor day presentation on its streaming strategy.