Here are some things we know for certain about Pixar movies. For one thing, they have a baked-in audience for each new release, a consequence of the brand having near-universal appeal and a devoted following built on the strength of massive early blockbusters like Toy Story, Finding Nemo, and Wall-E, to name a few. Moreover, these movies are generally pretty successful moneymakers for the studio, and now, its parent company Disney. Toy Story 4, for example, raked in more than a quarter of a billion dollars at the global box office during its opening weekend.
So why the heck does
I don’t know the answer to that question, which seems particularly inconsistent when you consider the fact that the new
It’s not just me who’s wondering what
Just talked to a Pixar friend who says Luca and Soul moves to Disney+ have been demoralizing for employees: “Forget theaters, we’re not even good enough for an upcharge?”
— Matthew Belloni (@MattBelloni) March 29, 2021
Hopefully, this isn’t a sign that
To be sure, Pixar titles will continue to feature prominently on Disney+, which will premiere the studio’s first fully animated TV series Monsters At Work on July 2. In 2022, Disney+ subscribers will also get an animated series dedicated to Cars characters, like “Lightning McQueen.” Meantime, beyond Luca, other Pixar feature film releases coming to theaters in 2022 include Turning Red and Lightyear.Today's Top Deal Luxurious bed sheets with 100,000 5-star Amazon reviews start at just $22 in this amazing sale! List Price:$37.99 Price:$22.39 You Save:$15.60 (41%) Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission Available from Amazon BGR may receive a commission