Paramount Releasing The Lovebirds On Netflix
The movie has been released to Netflix amidst COVID-19 outbreak
The coronavirus outbreak has changed the plans for upcoming film The Lovebirds which will now release directly on Netflix. The Lovebirds, starring Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani, was originally scheduled to release on April 3rd. However, due to theaters closing down in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Lovebirds will now release straight on streaming platform Netflix.
This is not the first instance where Paramount studios has sent its movies to Netflix. 2018’s Annihilation and The Cloverfield also made their way to the streaming platform. As per The Hollywood Reporter, it’s not known at this time when The Lovebirds is set to debut on Netflix.
In addition, Paramount also announced that Sonic would be getting an early digital release on March 31st. Other movies from the studio like A Quiet Place II and Blue Story have already had their theatrical releases delayed indefinitely. In a tweet announcing the delay, director John Krasinski commented that “now is clearly not the right time” to release the film.
Moreover, big productions like Fast and Furious 9, No Time To Die, and Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway have also been delayed due to the outbreak. Bollywood movie Sooryavanshi has also been postponed due to the same. Here is a list of all the movie release dates affected by coronavirus so far.
Also, Disney is releasing Pixar’s Onward on-demand tonight. The film will arrive on Disney+ on April 3rd. Onwards stars Avengers co-stars Tom Holland and Chris Pratt in pivotal roles. Additionally, Warner Bros’ Birds of Prey is also coming to on-demand on March 24.