Pixar’s Turning Red is turning Disney back to skipping theaters. What’s going on?

Pixar’s Turning Red will go straight to Disney Plus rather than theaters in all countries where the streaming service is available. 

Disney Plus was up and running only about four months when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. In the nearly two years since, Disney re-envisioned Disney Plus as an outlet to release big, new movies while cinemas were shut down or limping. But just as post-pandemic life has remained frustratingly out of reach, it’s just as hard to get a grip on how Disney is releasing all its movies now. After all its films have premiered in theaters exclusively since …