We are but months away from the debut of Disney+, the brand new streaming service which will contain most of the Walt Disney Company’s vast library films. Not only will this include new content for classic Disney animation and live-action features, but tons of legacy and new content from Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel, and National Geographic.
What’re We Getting?
And Disney CEO Bob Iger has just revealed a ton of new details of the brand-spanking new service in a special presentation for investors. Part of the presentation was a sneak peek at the Disney+ interface will look on your television screens.
Thrilled to share a first look at Disney+ with you! pic.twitter.com/iiqjFjaNra
— Robert Iger (@RobertIger) April 11, 2019
As part of the presentation, we got our first looks for not only the logos for the upcoming Star Wars series The Mandalorian, but also the confirmation that Alan Tudyk is joining the Cassian Andor Rogue One prequel series as K-2SO.
In the world of the MCU, we got the first logo for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier from Marvel Studios. Also confirmed as coming from Marvel, the Scarlet Witch and Vision series will be called WandaVision, and the Loki series will indeed star Tom Hiddleston as the god of mischief. Kevin Feige also formally announced a What If? animated series. First episode will ask What if Peggy Carter took the super-serum instead of Steve Rogers.
— Dan Casey (@DanCasey) April 11, 2019
Among the details revealed, we learned that Disney+ will allow for downloading, so all content from the service will be able to be accessed offline. Users will also be to create their own profile by building their own custom avatars with characters from their vast library of characters. Disney’s entire Signature Collection of classic animated films will be available on the first day of launch, and all Pixar films will be available within the first year.
— MoviesMatrix ? (@MoviesMatrix) April 11, 2019
In addition, a unique documentary series, Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2, will be a part of the service. The first images from the live-action Lady and the Tramp was shown as well. For all the information from this special presentations, be sure to check out the entire thread down below:
— Disney (@Disney) April 11, 2019
Disney+ will launch November 12 for $6.99 per month or an annual price of $69.99. Nice. For more info about the whole shebang, check out Disney’s website.
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