Analysts have been sanguine about Netflix's rising subscription prices, which haven't seriously dented its 60 million-strong US customer base. Pricing details for other parts of the world were not announced. However, a United Kingdom launch date hasn't been confirmed - here's hoping it won't be too delayed arriving on our shores. The Disney+ app will not be available until fall, so we'll have to wait and see how it'll work on Apple devices.
Disney+ will be 100% ad-free.
And much like Netflix, users will be able to customize their own profiles with avatars, custom settings, and profiles.
If I add Disney+ - the new Star Wars TV series makes it really tempting - my bill will balloon up to $69 per month.
However, the big feature of the Disney+ streaming platform is Disney's "Signature Collection", which features all of their old classic movies and new titles, like the live-action Lady and the Tramp movie, which features the voices of Tessa Thompson and Justin Theroux. After seeing Disney come out an officially announce all of these shows, it won't be too long before we end up seeing some more in-depth and intimate Marvel Cinematic Universe stories being told on the small screen, which has been a goal of Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige for quite a while now. Increasingly, it's becoming Netflix and Hulu and Disney+, etc. By the fifth year, Disney said it plans for Disney+ to have at least 50 original series, 10 original movies and series, and 10,000 licensed episodes from past TV shows. This content will also be made available on Disney+.
Overall, there will be over 7,500 television episodes and 500 films on Disney+!
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- Were extremely excited about our growing portfolio of direct-to-consumer offerings. "We knew the best approach to the market was to create great content and distribute it in innovative ways". The company will lean into ABC, FX, FreeForm, Hulu, Disney theme parks, cruise lines, and beyond to target potential Disney+ subscribers, Strauss said.
As far as original programming, Disney+ sounds like it is gearing up to go head-to-head with all the other streaming services and put up a serious fight. Disney believes that its new service can reach millions of viewers globally over the coming years based on a very strong content library and an attractive price that is significantly lower than Netflix's.
Disney+ is scheduled to launch in the USA on November 12, 2019 and will cost $6.99 per month (or $69.99 annually). Will you be signing up?
Speaking of "Frozen", a documentary called "Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2" will highlight the behind-the-scenes development of the sequel to the hit animated film.
But that doesn't mean there'll be nothing new - Disney+ will be the home of a number of straight-to-stream movies and TV series, including the first Star Wars live action TV series, The Mandalorian.
Shown during a presentation on the service by Disney, the company appears to be planning to bring Disney+ to PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.