Joe and 22 will be coming home this Christmas.

Joe and 22 will probably be coming dwelling this Christmas.
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Followers who had been planning on Pixar to deliver them again to theaters can neglect about that. Disney simply introduced that Soul, the latest film from Pixar, will skip theaters and debut solely on Disney+ December 25.

The transfer comes after weeks of hypothesis that the movie, one of many final main releases nonetheless sticking to a November launch, would go to the streamer. Of observe although, Soul is not going to have the “Premier Access” pricing that Mulan did for Disney earlier this yr. It’ll simply be accessible on the service should you subscribe.

“The world could be an exhausting and irritating place—but it’s additionally stuffed with sudden joys, even in seemingly mundane issues,” Pete Docter, director of Soul and Chief Inventive Officer of Pixar Animation Studios stated in a press launch. “Soul investigates what’s actually vital in our lives, a query we’re all asking nowadays. I hope it is going to deliver some humor and enjoyable to folks at a time when everybody can absolutely use that.”

With Disney shifting Soul to its streamer, and the rest of its major releases to next year, the final main blockbuster remaining on the theatrical launch calendar is Surprise Lady 1984, additionally scheduled Christmas Day. Do you assume it’ll keep there? Inform us under.

And examine again quickly for way more on Soul which—regardless of audiences not attending to see it in theaters—is most likely going to be an excellent movie.

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Germain Lussier on io9, shared by Alyse Stanley to Gizmodo