We've heard marbles that Disney has released its own streaming service for rival Netflix. We now have a name for it – Disney +.
Disney boss Bob Iger announced during the company's earnings call that Disney + would be launched in late 2019 from Netflix in 2019 and is on track with this announcement. Disney has also launched a Wildcard Website for its upcoming streaming service with logos of Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic . There is an update button that allows you to enter your email ID to receive the latest news from Disney +.
To put things in perspective, here are all the assets of the Walt Disney Company owned by Disney. It bought 21st Century Fox less than a year ago in a deal of $ 52.4 billion. In terms of content library, Disney already has more than enough original content to compete with Netflix and Amazon and other streaming services at launch. Of course, Disney + will also have its own original shows.
According to a report in CNBC Disney + is expected to show new original shows and films including the original . Marvel and Star Wars series. The miracle character Loki, played by Tom Hiddleston in the Avengers franchise, is expected to receive an original series on Disney +. A Star Wars prequel of the film Rogue One is also expected to appear in the service based on the character portrayed by Diego Luna, Cassian Andor.
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Considering the fact that it is Disney is Disney, you can expect a lot of animated content new service. The next season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, a new animated original based on Pixar's Monsters Inc. is also expected to be aired on Disney +.
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