Two more titles make the early jump onto VOD tomorrow
Ford’s Jack London adaptation went into cinemas mid-February and collected solid box office takings of $107m. However, it may have struggled to make much back on its reportedly high production and marketing costs, even without the arrival of COVID-19. As reported by Variety, once made available on streaming platforms the purchase price point will be $14.99.
Searchlight’s Ruben Östlund remake, Downhill, arrived a couple of weeks before the coronavirus started to affect cinemas and didn’t fare much better with weak opening figures, its final takings stalling at just short of $9m. The cost of purchasing the film on VOD will be $9.99.
Last week Disney also made Onward available to buy digitally in the US (it will be available for £13.99 in the UK from April 3) and have postponed the releases of Mulan and Black Widow in recent weeks due to the ongoing uncertainty being caused by the virus.
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