Cruella It will hit theaters to kick off Memorial Day weekend in the United States on Friday. But for those who want to stay home, alone Cruella
is available to stream, not on HBO max.. it’s not available to stream, and when it is (in about a month and a half) it won’t be in Max either.
the Warner Bros.. That means all Warner Bros. movies this year will be released in both and in cinemas at the same time, including In the heights, Space Jam: a new legacy, Suicide squad, Dune other Matrix 4 come.made waves last year when he announced that new, at no additional charge the same day each film hits U.S. theaters in 2021, but only if distributed by
But it also means that movies from any other studio won’t.
This so-called hybrid launch strategy for Warner Bros. and HBO Max is unprecedented, but it is also generating the wrong hope among viewers when some new movie hits theaters. Not knowing the studio that distributes that new film, many people are curious that it may be one of the films available onalso.
Warner Bros. movies have a direct channel to Max because HBO Max and Warner Bros. are owned and operated by WarnerMedia. They are brothers, essentially.‘s
But it’s worth noting that this hybrid strategy is exclusive to Warner Bros. and HBO. No other Hollywood studio is being this aggressive by putting so many movies (including mega-budgetary blockbusters) on a streaming service right out of the box.
The hybrid release strategy is so aggressive, in fact, that WarnerMedia will end it after 2021. Starting in 2022, Warner Bros. films are expected to have a window of time exclusively in theaters before moving to other formats such as renting online and HBO Max. , that theatrical window will be much shorter than before the pandemic.
Can I stream A Quiet Place Part 2 on HBO Max?
But! A Quiet Place Part 2 will be available on the streaming service45 days later, on July 12. That’s much faster than movies released in theaters would have reached a streaming service before the pandemic.
Cruella is also out. Can I stream that on HBO Max?
Not. Cruella, as a Disney film, is intended for the company’s own streaming service, Disney Plus.
But Cruella It will be available to stream Friday on Disney Plus at the same time it is available in theaters, for a price. Cruella will require Disney Plus subscribers to pay an additional $ 30 fee to unlock it. This is what Disney calls , and this is how Disney Plus already released Raya and the Last Dragon and how it will release Marvel’s Black Widow on July 9.
Cruella will be available to stream at no additional cost to all regular Disney Plus subscribers on August 27.
What about Spiral? Is that on HBO Max?
No again. Spiral, the latest horror film in the Saw franchise, stars Chris Rock and opened in theaters on May 13. But it is distributed by Lionsgate, which means that it is not available on HBO Max.
The Lionsgate films finally end up on streaming service Hulu and cable channel FX, after a stint in theaters. Be on the lookout for the possibility of Spiral being available, but it will take at least a few months.
Okay so what new movies can I stream on HBO Max when they hit theaters?
Here you have:
All of these titles will be available on HBO Max the same day they hit US theaters.
Any title listed with a “TBD” does not have a confirmed release date yet, but is listed in an imprecise chronological order for when it is expected.
Generally, most new Warner Bros. movies are available to stream on Max at 12:01 am PT / 3:01 am ET on the day of their release. But the timing for other movies can vary, depending on when the first movie screenings are held in theaters. Wonder Woman 1984, for example, was available at 9 am PT / noon ET on December day. 25 because they were the first theaters open that day.
The movies will be available to stream on HBO Max for 31 days. Typically, they are expected to be removed from service at 11:59 p.m. PST on that 31st.