All of the films available to stream early because of coronavirus

Elisabeth Moss as Cecilia Kass in <em>The Invisible Man</em>, written and directed by Leigh Whannell. (Universal)
Elisabeth Moss as Cecilia Kass in The Invisible Man, written and directed by Leigh Whannell. (Universal)
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It’s fair to say that the coronavirus pandemic has completely up-ended Hollywood, with cinemas closed, release dates shifting and productions halting all over the world.

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While many studios have moved to simply cancel upcoming releases, others have opted to ensure that recently released movies can find an audience online.

Major studios including Universal, Disney, Paramount and Warner Bros have decided to put some of their most recent releases into digital stores and on to VOD platforms early.

Here are all of the digital releases that have been fast-tracked in the UK, with information on some of the movies available on the other side of the Atlantic as well...

Upcoming UK VOD Releases

'Onward'. (Credit: Pixar)
'Onward'. (Credit: Pixar)
  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Streaming on Disney+ and NOW TV from 4 May)

  • Onward (Disney: 4 May)

  • Bad Boys For Life (Sony, UK: 11 May)

  • Never Rarely Sometimes Always (Universal: 13 May)

  • Call of the Wild (Twentieth Century Studios, 18 May)

  • Cats (Universal, UK; 22 May, USA: now)

  • Days of Bagnold Summer (Altitude: 8 June)

Already on UK VOD

Betty Gilpin stars in controversial horror movie 'The Hunt'. (Credit: Universal)
Betty Gilpin stars in controversial horror movie 'The Hunt'. (Credit: Universal)
  • Emma (Universal)

  • The Hunt (Universal)

  • The Invisible Man (Universal)

  • And Then We Danced (Peccadillo Pictures)

  • Military Wives (Lionsgate)

  • Bloodshot (Sony)

  • The Perfect Candidate (Modern Films)

  • The Gentlemen (EFD)

  • Vivarium (Vertigo)

  • Trolls: World Tour (Universal)

  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Paramount)

  • Just Mercy (Warner Bros.)

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Streaming on MUBI)

  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Disney)

  • The Rhythm Section (Paramount)

  • Like A Boss (Paramount)

  • Blue Story (Paramount)

  • Playing With Fire (Paramount, UK)

  • Richard Jewell (Warner Bros)

  • Misbehaviour (Pathe)

  • Calm With Horses (Altitude)

  • Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (Warner Bros, UK: 27 April)

Anna Kendrick returns in animated sequel <em>Trolls: World Tour</em>. (Universal)
Anna Kendrick returns in animated sequel Trolls: World Tour. (Universal)

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US Releases

  • Onward (Disney, USA: now on Disney+, UK: tbc)

  • The Way Back (Warner Bros, USA: 24 March, UK: tbc)

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