Disney Plus reveals launch date, price, slate of content coming to service
- Author: Gwendolyn Kim Apr 12, 2019,
Apr 12, 2019, 6:36
During Disney's investor presentation today, Disney+ unveiled their plans for the series, movies, classics and upcoming exclusives that will be available on the streaming service when it launches on November 12.
Disney says its new streaming service, Disney Plus, will cost $6.99 per month when it launches in the USA on November 12.
We'll be sure to keep you updated on all news regarding the Disney Plus streaming service as soon as more information becomes available. The company confirmed that it will include almost every animated feature from Disney alongside a number of the company's other properties, including films from the Marvel, Pixar, and Star Wars canon.
All Star Wars films can also be found on the streaming service within the first year, including a new spinoff series, The Mandalorian, directed by Jon Favreau. Disney also owns a controlling stake in streaming service Hulu. The extensive Disney+ library, including Mary Poppins, Alice in Wonderland (2010) and much more will all be available the day the streaming service launches.
Disney Plus is preparing an insanely exciting slate of content day one for fans.
Pixar's entire collection of 21 films will be available on the Disney Plus service within the first year of launch, including "Toy Story 4", due in theaters summer 2019.
Disney raises the curtain on a hotly anticipated video steaming service that's aiming to topple industry pioneer Netflix, once a valuable ally. Projects already in the works include a Monsters Inc. spin-off series, a The Sandlot TV series, and many new Marvel projects.
Created to super-serve the most ardent fans, Disney+ will provide subscribers with a feature-rich product experience that makes it easy to navigate, discover, and watch their favorite programming with immersive brand tiles and dedicated pages for Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic.
Disney will also be launching a bunch of limited-series TV shows based on the Marvel Cinematic Universe: There's WandaVision, starring Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany; The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, starring Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan; and a Loki show with Tom Hiddleston.
Along with its strong brand, Disney has the advantage of having a clear strategy for each of its streaming services, Verna said, including Disney Plus, Hulu and ESPN Plus. The show will be based on Luna's character, Cassian Andor. There's also some National Geographic content coming down the pipeline, including a series called The World According to Jeff Goldblum.