Avatar: The Approach of Water is touchdown on not one however two streaming providers on June seventh. In a press launch on Monday, Warner Bros. Discovery shared that the James Cameron movie is coming to the corporate’s mixed Max streaming service along with Disney Plus.
It’s a little bit of a rarity to see a high-profile movie like Avatar make its debut on a couple of streaming service at a time, but it surely appears the shared premiere is all due to a modified settlement Disney made with WarnerMedia in 2021. Underneath the phrases of the deal, HBO Max (soon-to-be Max) can share the rights to movies Disney’s twentieth Century Studios launched in 2022 with Hulu and Disney Plus.
The Approach of Water first hit theaters in December 2022, and it proved to be one other big hit for Cameron: in keeping with Warner Bros. Discovery, the film is now the “third highest-grossing movie of all time worldwide.” (The primary Avatar holds the highest spot.) And the addition of The Approach of Water could possibly be a boon for the corporate because it goals to get individuals onboarded with its new Max streaming service, which launches on Might twenty third. That mentioned, as a result of The Approach of Water will even begin streaming on Disney Plus the identical day it does on Max, the movie will not be as large of a subscriptions driver because it possible would have been if it was unique.