Rumor: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Could Come to Disney+ By Summer 2020


The final movie in Disney’s sequel trilogy, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, has already been released in some countries and will come to theaters today and tomorrow in North America. Already we might have an idea for when the movie will be up for streaming on Disney+.

According to Newsweek there is a strong possibility it could be up by summer 2020.

Generally speaking, all Disney films, which include the Marvel films and those in the Star Wars universe, first get a roughly 90-day cinematic release, which for The Rise of Skywalker began on December 19 and is likely to come to a close at the end of March. A few weeks later, the ninth movie in the Star Wars saga will come to DVD, BluRay and other home entertainment platforms. Films then come to Disney+ up to four months after that physical media release, meaning that we should get the movie on the streamer at some point in August 2020.

Of course they will want to put it up for sale on BluRay first, that just makes sense, but we already know that Solo: A Star Wars Story has a streaming release date of July, 9, 2020. I think they will want to get it up on the streaming service sooner rather than later. Especially since it appears most subscribers are using Disney+ to watch classic Disney movies and Star Wars. The Mandalorian featuring “The Child” aka Baby Yoda is definitely a bigger hit with fans that the sequel trilogies have been. If they can keep that up with their Star Wars shows they might be able to pull the franchise out of it’s current tail spin.

Keep in mind this is just a rumor/guesstimate. No official time frame has been announced. We will fill you in on more information as it becomes available.

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Source: Newsweek

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