Disney to push major 2020 releases to streaming service, report
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Disney may bypass movie theaters yet again and send its latest 2020 movie releases to its streaming platform, a move that could further devastate the country's major theater chains still reeling from months of stifled operations.
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According to multiple reports, the "House of Mouse" is mulling over the possibility of pushing a swath of new titles to Disney+, as the company invests even further into the service due to the virus-related shift in consumer habits.
Disney CEO Bob Chapek noted in October that the company was looking to be "more effective and nimble in making the content consumers want most, delivered in the way they prefer to consume it."
DISNEY SHIFTS FOCUS TO STREAMING CONTENT WITH REORGANIZATION OF MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS
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Although no decision has been made, the move would affect droves of remakes such as "Cruella" starring Emma Stone and "Pinocchio" starring Tom Hanks and "Peter Pan and Wendy" starring Grown-ish star Yara Shahidi, according to Deadline.