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The Walt Disney Company announced Friday that it would make “Frozen 2” available on the Disney Plus streaming platform this weekend.

  • The announcement comes as fears over COVID-19 continue to spread and cases continue to climb.

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  • Disney will make “Frozen 2” available on Sunday, March 15, “surprising families with some fun and joy during this challenging period,” the company said in a news release.
  • Disney Plus typically releases content at 12 a.m. PT (1 a.m. MT).
  • The move comes “three months early,” according to Disney.
  • Bob Chapek, chief executive officer of the Walt Disney Company, said in a statement: “‘Frozen 2’ has captivated audiences around the world through its powerful themes of perseverance and the importance of family, messages that are incredibly relevant during this time, and we are pleased to be able to share this heartwarming story early with our Disney+ subscribers to enjoy at home on any device.”
  • “Frozen 2” will be available on Disney Plus in Canada, the Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand on Tuesday, March 17.

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