Disney, Warner Bros & Sony halt movie releases in Russia

Posted On: Jul 4, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

Disney, Warner Bros & Sony halt movie releases in Russia

The film production giants said the moves were in response to Russia's military offensive in Ukraine
Disney, Warner Bros and Sony have each vowed to keep upcoming films out of Russian theaters, accusing Moscow of an “unprovoked invasion” of Ukraine as a long list of Western states and institutions retaliate with penalties of their own.
The Walt Disney Company announced the decision on Monday, saying it would halt future releases in Russia in reaction to its ongoing military operation.
“Given the unprovoked invasion of Ukraine and the tragic humanitarian crisis, we are pausing the release of theatrical films in Russia, including the upcoming Turning Red from Pixar,” the company said, adding that its “future business decisions” will be “based on the evolving situation.”
Disney also noted that it would work with partnered NGOs to provide “urgent aid and other humanitarian assistance to refugees.”
Warner Bros later made a similar move “in light of the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine,” though it appears the...

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