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Nearly every industry is being impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic, including entertainment, which has halted production on virtually all projects and delayed the releases of high-profile movies such as Mulan and Black Widow. As movie theaters across the country close due to COVID-19 safety concerns, studios including Universal, Warner Bros., and Disney are making many new movies available for your streaming needs. Below, a roundup of the latest releases to hit streaming services early. Keep checking back for updates.
Anya Taylor-Jay plays titular 19th-century matchmaker Emma Woodhouse in the latest iteration of this Jane Austen classic, which premiered in theaters February 21. Plus, read an interview with director Autumn de Wilde.
The Invisible Man
Elizabeth Moss plays a woman haunted by an abusive ex everyone else believes to be dead in this psychological thriller, which hit theaters February 28.
The controversial horror film, which stars Betty Gilpin, Hilary Swank, and Emma Roberts, follows a group of “deplorables” hunted for sport. Originally meant for release in September 2019 but pulled in the wake of several mass shootings, the film hit theaters on March 13 and is available to stream now.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
The final installment of the latest Star Wars trilogy got an early digital bow after its December release.
Disney announced the animated sequel would hit Disney+ on March 15, a full three months earlier than scheduled. It’s also available for your Skype sing-alongs as a rental or purchase on Amazon and iTunes.
Birds of Prey
Originally in theaters on February 7, the latest DC Comics installment sees Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) put together a ragtag squad of superheroines (Rosie Perez, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and Jurnee Smollett-Bell) to take down Ewan McGregor’s Black Mask. Look for it to stream on March 24.
The latest from Pixar follows two elf brothers (Tom Holland and Chris Pratt) as they search for adventure on a majestical road trip. Originally released on March 6, it will be available as an on-demand rental and hit Disney+ on April 3.
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