by Ray Keating
March 20, 2020
The Walt Disney Company announced today that the Disney/Pixar animated movie Onward would be released via digital download today at 8:00 PM EST, and on Disney+ on April 3.
In a statement, Dan Scanlon and Kori Rae, respectively, the director and producer of Onward, said: “While we’re looking forward to audiences enjoying our films on the big screen again soon, given the current circumstances, we are pleased to release this fun, adventurous film to digital platforms early for audiences to enjoy from the comfort of their homes.”
Onward was released two weeks ago in theaters on March 6, and has earned $103 million at the global box office, according to BoxOfficeMojo.com.
Ray Keating is the editor, publisher and economist for DisneyBizJournal.com, and author of The Disney Planner 2020: The TO DO List Solution and the Pastor Stephen Grant novels. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.