On Monday, March 23, movie theaters across the country will be showing Steven Universe: The Movie on the big screen for the first time. Presented by Fathom Events, fans are encouraged to interact with the film for the nationwide "Sing-A-Long Event," so brush up on the lyrics to the movie musical's songs if you're planning on attending.
Steven Universe: The Movie is an extension of the popular and progressive Steven Universe series on Cartoon Network, which premiered the movie in 2019. The film served as a bridge between the original series and its follow-up series, Steven Universe
The March 23 film screenings of Steven Universe: The Movie will be followed by an exclusive preview of the Steven Universe Future series finale, which is slated to air on Cartoon Network March 27 (the finale will reportedly be an hour-long four-parter).
Greater Cincinnati screenings (beginning at 7 p.m.) are set for Cinemark's theaters in Oakley, Western Hills, Milford and Florence; Regal Deerfield Towne Center Stadium 16; AMC Newport on the Levee; and Springdale Showcase Cinemas.
Created by Rebecca Sugar, Steven Universe has been widely acclaimed for its storytelling and music, as well as its consistent inclusionary use of LGBTQ+ themes throughout. The series and film have featured some high-profile fans as special guests. Joining the core cast in Steven Universe: The Movie were everyone from Ted Leo, Aimee Mann and Lisa Hannigan to Christine Ebersole and Patti LuPone. Chance the Rapper also collaborated on some of the music for the film; he was a co-executive producer.