Thoughts on Disney's Upcoming Streaming Service


- “The Walt Disney Companys new direct-to-consumer streaming service will be called Disney+,” Iger announced.

As if it wasn't exciting enough that the spin-off series is even happening, hearing the news that Diego Luna (who played Andor in the film) is reprising his role for the show is better still.

This sets up 2019 to be a super interesting year as far as streaming content providers go, with Netflix perhaps finally having its hands full warding off its strongest competition yet once Disney's service is up and running. Disney launched a placeholder website for Disney+ that shows off logos of brands like Pixar, National Geographic and Marvel.

Diego Luna is heading back to Star Wars.

It looks as if Disney+ will become the streaming service of choice for Marvel and Star Wars fans. Greenfield said Disney is going to bank on its goodwill with kids and families at first.

'We have a fantastic adventure ahead of us, and this new exciting format will give us the chance to explore this character more deeply'. Original series on the service will include a live action Star Wars series called "The Mandalorian", a series based on the "High School Musical" movies and a series based on Pixar's "Monsters, Inc".

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But Infinity War might be a different case, as the blockbuster hit saw Thanos steal all of the Infinity Stones and destroy half the population of Earth with just the click of his fingers thanks to his Infinity Gauntlet.

"We aim to use the TV production capability of the combined companies (Disney and Fox) to fuel Hulu with a lot more original programming", Iger said. Also in production is a live-series centered on Loki, the god of mischief from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which will star Tom Hiddleston.

The long-awaited Disney video-streaming service will be known simply as Disney+. New shows and movies from those franchises will bring in millions of viewers even if they are bad!

Before today, none of that had actually been confirmed though, but now, the Mouse House has made the official announcement.

Disney will own 60 percent of Hulu after its acquisition of Fox assets are finalized, with Comcast Corp. owning the other 30 percent and 10 percent, respectively.