While we relayed the news that the Pixar Movie Turning Red will only be released in on Disney’s Disney+ streaming platform on March 11, it turns out that Turning Red will have a very limited one week theatrical release. One theatre is the Grand Lake Theatre in Oakland, California not far from Pixar’s Emeryville headquarters. The other locations are in South California at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood and at the AMC Empire 25 in New York City.
It is said that Pixar staff was unhappy at the streaming only release of Turning Red, so I am glad that it will be released in a theatres where it can be seen on a big screen as intended. Note that an opening in a theatre in one of six large metropolitan areas is needed with showings for at least seven consecutive days is needed for making a film eligible for Academy Award consideration.