Disney+ Streaming Service Details Finally Revealed

12 April, 2019, 10:12 | Author: Dominic Spencer
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A lot was covered during the almost 3-hour presentation, so let's dive in on everything you need to know.

Disney+ will launch in the US market on November 12, 2019, at $6.99 a month.

The Disney+ service will be available on a wide range of mobile and connected devices and content will also be available to fans for offline viewing.

Disney said movies would become available on its streaming service only after the traditional theatrical release period and home movie debut, which includes DVDs and purchasing streaming videos. These two project will join the previously announced Pixar-inspired-but-Disney-Television-Animation-produced Monsters at Work series, a spinoff of Monsters, Inc., that will feature most of the original voice cast. Titled Disney+, the service will have just about every Disney movie and TV show, including "The Lion King", "Snow White", and "Mary Poppins". As for Disney+ itself, it will launch on November 12.

Disney+, which is Disney's first foray into direct-to-consumer streaming service, will debut exclusively in the USA sometime this fall.

Avengers stars Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany will reprise their roles as Wanda Maximoff and The Vision in their own Disney+ series, WandaVision.

The Disney+ slate will include The Phineas and Ferb Movie, the docu-series Into the Unknown: The Making of Frozen 2 and an animated short series called Forky Asks a Question, starring the latest addition to the Toy Story family of colorful, plastic characters.

Another live-action spy series starring "Rogue One" actors Diego Luna and Alan Tudyk was also teased. Disney Chairman and CEO Robert A. Iger unveiled the long-awaited first details today at a presentation in Burbank, Ca, where the executive finally unleashed a glimpse at the streaming service expected to rival giants like Netflix and Amazon, along with the upcoming Apple TV+ launch. At the top is the "hero carousel" that will have Disney+ originals, films and series.

"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" and "The Mandalorian" will launch for the "Star Wars" brand, along with an untitled Cassian Andor series.

And NatGeo is producing a series that gives "unprecedented access", said Courtney Monroe, president of National Geographic Global Networks, to Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park.

A new series called "The World According to Jeff Goldblum" will also premiere at launch, promising a unique look at the world around us through the curious mind of actor Jeff Goldblum.

"The Simpsons" will head to the service, as well as movies and shows including "The Sound of Music" to "Malcolm in the Middle".



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