Oscar-Winning Films ‘Green Book,’ ‘Spider-man: Into The Spider-Verse’ Highlight March on Demand Premieres
A number of Academy Award-winning movies will make their on demand premieres in March, according to In Demand.
Universal’s Green Book, which took home the coveted Oscar for best picture, will debut on most MVPD lineups on March 12, according to the on demand distributor.
Sony Pictures’ action movie Spider-man: Into the Spider-Verse -- which debuts via on demand March 19 -- was the big Academy Award winner in the best animated feature category.
If Beale Street Could Talk also won an Academy Award as Regina King won the best supporting actress statuette for her role as Sharon Rivers in the film. The movie debuts March 26 via on demand.
Other major studio films making their on demand debuts in March include:
Creed II -- PG (MGM/Fox) March 5
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald -- PG-13 (Warner Bros.) March 12
Mary Poppins Returns --PG (Disney) March 19
Aquman -- PG-13 (Warner Bros.) March 26
Second Act -- PG-13 (STX) March 26
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