Artemis Fowl, based on the first book of Artemis Fowl The author’s series Eoin Colfer was originally scheduled to hit theaters in August 2019. Its release was postponed until 2020 before COVID-19 even became a global problem.
Disney did not explain why it would no longer be staged, but as Variety said, it could inspire more people to try its streaming service. If Disney is going to experiment with a high budget movie on the platform, now is the perfect time to do it when the streaming services become even more popular. Fans may have to wait a little longer to be able to watch it, as it will be part of the platform’s summer lineup.
Disney + content and marketing president Ricky Strauss said in a statement:
“With audiences largely unable to attend theaters in today’s environment, we are delighted to offer the premiere of” Artemis Fowl “on Disney Plus. Director Kenneth Branagh and his dramatic cast take viewers straight into the fantasy world of the beloved book, which fans have been waiting for years to come to life. It’s great family entertainment that is the perfect addition to the Disney Plus summer range. ”
In addition to announcing Artemis Fowl’s debut at Disney +, the company has also revealed new theatrical release dates for its other films. Mulan is now scheduled for July 24, while Black Widow will take over Eternals ‘ Posting date of November 6.