US streaming service Peacock will premiere Universal Pictures’ The Boss Baby: Family Business on July 2nd – the same day it will land in US cinemas
The release has been brought forward having originally been slated to hit cinemas on September 17th, followed by a debut on the streaming platform in October.
“Families are at the heart of our decision today to make DreamWorks Animation’s The Boss Baby: Family Business available to everyone this July Fourth weekend, and to give those families the freedom to choose whether to see this joyful, hilarious and heartfelt film from a big-screen theatre seat or from the comfort of their own homes on Peacock,’ Universal Pictures president Jim Orr said in a statement.
NBCUniversal direct-to-consumer and international chairman Matt Strauss, added: “DreamWorks Animation films, from Trolls World Tour to Shrek and beyond are among Peacock’s top performing titles to date, and we’re certain that The Boss Baby: Family Business is sure to become this summer’s ultimate streaming event.”
The voice cast of the movie features actors Alec Baldwin, James Marsden, Eva Longoria, Amy Sedaris, Ariana Greenblatt, Jeff Goldblum, Lisa Kudrow and Jimmy Kimmel. Tom McGrath, who helmed the 2017 movie The Boss Baby, has directed the sequel as well.
Upon release, the movie will be available to all Peacock subscribers for 60 days. It not yet known if the UK release date will also be brought forward.