For anyone else who missed the memo: ‘Frozen 2’ is now on Disney Plus

Hit animated movie decides to ‘show itself’ a few months early

Disney "Frozen 2" merchandise
Disney "Frozen 2" merchandise (2020 Getty Images)

“Frozen 2” wasn’t expected out on the streaming service Disney Plus until later in the year, but the good people at Disney did parents everywhere a favor and released it Sunday.

The Walt Disney Co. made the move several months early to give families cooped up by the coronavirus a welcome distraction — and to give its streaming service a boost.

The announcement came Friday, but admittedly, a lot was going on this Friday.

So for any other parents who needed some good news, here it is!

Surprise! #Frozen2 is coming early to #DisneyPlus. Start streaming this Sunday.

Posted by Disney+ on Friday, March 13, 2020

In some countries, including Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Netherlands, the movie will start streaming Tuesday.

Most upcoming new releases have been postponed due to the virus, including Disney’s own lineup.

“Mulan” had been set to hit theaters next week. Few March or April movies remain on the calendar.