In the middle of concerns of cinema owners about Black WidowThe pandemic box office success of, Marvel Studios is already advancing with the movie’s biggest home release. MCU fans will be able to own both digital and physical editions a little earlier than they think.
Today, Marvel announced that a digital edition of Black Widow will be available for download from August 10 for those who did not choose to broadcast the film on Disney + Premiere Access, where it is currently accessible to subscribers for $ 30 more. Black Widowis about to become available for all Disney + subscribers on October 6, which is likely the number of additional viewers who will end up seeing it for the first time in the year and other Disney + content is keeping people on the platform.
For those looking to purchase physical copies of the film, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD editions—comprising nine deleted scenes and one blooper-wI will be available on September 14. It would be an understatement to call Black Widowis various free the windows a bit complicated, but they all reflect how Disney, like other studios, is still adjusting to the challenges of the pandemic era while also creating a cinematic universe tied to a new streaming service. It will be very interesting to see if this particular type of mismatch but also an accelerated home release schedule is going to become Marvel’s approach as it releases more new films, including Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings (released on September 3) and Eternals (NonNovember 5). While he was not Marvel’s intention for the film, Black Widowended up being rather public example of a large studio testing the many distribution options at its disposal, some of which have shaken the industry. Of course, how audiences actually feel about going to the movies versus streaming at home and purchasing physical media is obviously going to factor in how it all plays out in the future.
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