Mulan To Be Screened In S’pore Cinemas On 4 Sep

UPDATE (6 Aug, 8pm): According to 8 Days, Mulan will premiere in Singapore cinemas on 4 Sep after many delays. A slew of other Disney movies may also follow suit.

Disney’s live-action adaptation of Mulan has been a highly-anticipated film for fans this year. The Covid-19 pandemic, however, has caused several delays for the film, originally slated to launch on 27 Mar.

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On Tuesday (4 Aug), fresh rumours surfaced on the internet claiming that the film will instead be streamed on Disney+ for $30 come 4 Sep.

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The film will be premiered on the huge screen in countries where theatres are open.

Mulan to be shown in cinemas where Disney+ is not available

According to The Verge, the S$41.12 (US$29.99) price tag is not inclusive of the S$9.58 (US$6.99) Dinsey+ subscription fee that viewers have to pay.

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Disney CEO Bob Chapek, however, “made it seem” that non-subscribers can watch the film too if they pay S$41.12 (US$29.99).

Mr Chapek also said that the movie will be shown on cinemas on the same day in countries where Disney+ is not available.

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This is, of course, subject to if theatres are allowed to operate.

Luckily for us, cinemas have resumed operations since mid-July, albeit with a suite of safety measures in place. Disney+ has yet to announce its launch here too.

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If the signs are anything to go by, it seems Singaporeans will still be able to watch it on the big screen in less than a month’s time.

Mulan on a smaller screen is better than no Mulan at all?

While many fans would surely prefer to watch the film in cinemas, perhaps Mulan on a smaller screen is better than no Mulan at all.

Ultimately, we hope the Covid-19 situation globally will take a turn for the better soon so other upcoming movies will not experience similar delays.

Would you pay S$41 to watch the highly-anticipated film on Disney+? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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