To kick off a flurry of announcements during Disney’s Investor Day presentation, The Walt Disney Company announced that its next Disney Princess film have a dual launch with Disney+ and theaters for March 2021.
Raya and the Last Dragon will got to Disney+ under the same Premier Access banner as “Mulan” from earlier this year. No word yet on the price point, but “Mulan” was set at $29.99 to unlock on top of Disney+’s subscription prices.
Raya and the Last Dragon is the latest Disney film to make the move to streaming after the COVID-19 pandemic laid waste to the 2020 movie season. Other films to make the move include the latest Disney-Pixar masterpiece “Soul,” which is set to hit on Christmas Day.
Raya and the Last Dragon stars Kelly Marie Tran (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) as the title character and Akwafina (The Farewell) as the mysterious dragon in question. The film is set to debut on Disney+ and theaters March 12, 2021.
The Disney Princess brand is one of the oldest and most successful in Hollywood. Disney’s latest installment ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ debuted its first official trailer on Wednesday.
Stay tuned for more information from Disney’s Investor Day Presentation.