Pixar’s Soul — initially set for a June launch — has been pushed to November 20, taking the spot initially reserved for Disney Animation’s Raya and the Final Dragon. Raya, in the meantime, has been bumped to a March 12, 2021 launch. Disney beforehand shifted round launch dates for its live-action options, together with the Mulan remake and the upcoming Marvel films Black Widow and The Eternals as a result of world COVID-19 pandemic.

Theaters worldwide have shut down as a way to adjust to social-distancing pointers. Pixar’s newest movie, Onward, did poorly on the field workplace earlier than being pulled from theaters completely and dropping on the streaming service Disney Plus. Some studios have opted to cancel their upcoming theatrical releases completely and ship their movies on to streaming, as Common did with Trolls World Tour. Disney will launch its upcoming Artemis Fowl film instantly on Disney Plus, however huge titles like Mulan, Soul, and Black Widow have as an alternative been pushed to completely different theatrical home windows.

Soul explores the idea of what makes life price residing, and ponders deep existential questions inside its very first trailers. Raya and the Final Dragon, from Loopy Wealthy Asians screenwriter Adele Lim, is a Southeast Asian fairytale concerning the significance of neighborhood.