Disney revealed the news Thursday during an investor presentation expected to for the next year and beyond, including plans for Disney Plus, Hulu and ESPN Plus, plus international streaming services Star and Disney Plus Hotstar.
It follows Disney releasing upcomingdirectly on . Disney animated feature also went the same route, but it cost subscribers an additional $30 to access.
“We are pleased to announce that we will release Walt Disney Animation Studios epic adventure story Raya and the Last Dragon through Disney Plus Premier Access at the same time that we debut the film in theaters in March,” Disney said.
Since the movie is being released on the Premier Access service, it’s assumed it will cost an additional fee to see the movie.
Raya will be voiced by Kelly Marie Tran of Star Wars: The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker. Voicing Sisu the last dragon is Awkwafina. The movie will see Raya travel through the Kingdom of Kumandra, a land based in several Southeast Asian cultures. It was originally set to be released in November 2020, but was pushed into 2021 by the pandemic.
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