Pixar’s “Onward” and Paramount’s “Sonic the Hedgehog” have joined a growing list of films being released on video-on-demand early.
Disney has announced that Pixar’s recent theatrical release “Onward” will be released on video-on-demand and Disney+ ahead of its original home theater debut window. In a tweet on Disney’s Twitter Account, the company announced that the animated film has been launched as a digital download and will make its Disney+ appearance on April 1. The release comes just weeks after the film made its theatrical debut on March 6.
Paramount announced that “Sonic the Hedgehog” will be released early as a digital purchase starting March 31. The announcement comes just 46 days after its initial theatrical debut. Before its digital debut, the film outperformed box office expectations by grossing more than $300 million in worldwide ticket sales (Box Office Mojo).