Disney Streaming Service Officially Announced As Disney+
The upcoming Disney streaming service is called Disney+ and will arrive in 2019!
Disney+ To Start Streaming in 2019!
Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger revealed the official name, logo and new platform details for the company's upcoming streaming service on the company earning call recently! Disney+ will be the title of the upcoming multimedia platform which will allow viewers to watch any Disney movie they want along with lots of original content too. He also revealed how the service will work saying that the content will live on five hubs within the service: Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, Pixar, and National Geographic. Each hub will serve as a micro-platform on the service, with customized designs and features for each of the brands. “We’re going to super-serve fans” Iger said.
The CEO also confirmed Marvel's Loki series which will see Tom Hiddleston star as the fan-favorite character originated in the MCU, as well as the platform’s two live-action Star Wars shows including Jon Favreau’s The Mandalorian and a Rogue One prequel starring Diego Luna as rebel spy Cassian Andor. In addition to the Star Wars and Marvel content, Disney+ is planning a series re-imagining of the films High Fidelity (starring Zoe Kravitz, daughter the film adaptation’s Lisa Bonet) and The Mighty Ducks, as well as an animated series set in the world of Monsters, Inc. They'll also be offering new films like the Christmas comedy Noelle starring Anna Kendrick, Don Quixote written by Captain Phillips scribe Billy Ray, Magic Camp, Timmy Failure, The Paper Magician, Stargirl, and Togo, along with live-action versions of Lady and the Tramp, Peter Pan, The Sword in the Stone, and Lilo & Stitch, and remakes of 3 Men and a Baby, Father of the Bride, The Parent Trap, and Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. Iger says the service is on track for a late 2019 release.