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Disney’s Streaming Service Finally Gets A Name

After more than a year of calling Disney’s Untitled Streaming Service Disney’s Untitled Streaming Service, Disney’s Untitled Streaming Service finally has a name. For all the creativity floating around the service, the name is somewhat lacking with Disney + emerging as the winner. I still prefer the previously reported Disney Play.

Vulture TV reporter Josef Adalian broke the news, which for clarity has yet to be confirmed by Disney.

Let’s be honest with ourselves, Netflix might have an endless supply of high-quality content, but its interface makes finding new things a tiresome task. Disney+ wants to stand out from Netflix in every way, and themed microsites is a fantastic start. Sadly, there is still no details on when Disney+ will be available internationally. The recently acquired by Hulu is being rolled out internationally early next year. Before Disney buying Hulu, the streaming service was only available in the US. Under Disney’s new ownership, Hulu will be aimed at more grown-up content that doesn’t fit into the Disney+ formula.

According to numerous outlets (including Slash Film), here’s what Disney+ will launch with and roll out over its first twelve months;

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season 7: The Clone Wars animation series has been resurrected so it can get the conclusion that the epic story deserves.

The Mandalorian: Executive produced by Jon Favreau, the first live-action Star Wars series is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. We follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic. Dave Filoni, Deborah Chow, Rick Famuyiwa, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Taika Waititi are directing episodes. With a reported budget of $100 million.

A second live-action Star Wars series, a spy thriller starring Diego Luna reprising his role as Cassian Andor from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Shows based on Marvel Studios characters Loki, Scarlet Witch/Vision, and Falcon/Winter Soldier, with the respective movie actors returning to reprise their roles on the small screen.

High Fidelity: A television series re-imagining of the 2000 John Cusack comedy now told from a female point of view. The series will star Zoe Kravitz, whose mother, Lisa Bonet, had a significant role in the original film.

High School Musical: The Musical: A 10-episode docu-series based on the franchise starring Joshua Bassett in the lead role of Ricky.
Monsters, Inc.: A yet-to-be-titled animated series based on the popular Pixar franchise.

Mighty Ducks: Original Mighty Ducks screenwriter Steven Brill and original producer Jordan Kerner are developing the 1990s family sports franchise into a TV series.

Ink & Paint: An eight-episode documentary series based on the 2017 book telling the untold story of the often-overlooked female employees who contributed to the magic of Walt Disney’s animation empire.

That’s not all, Disney+ is currently in various stages of production on its first slate of exclusive films that include, Lady and the Tramp, Stargirl, Timmy Failure, and Togo. New versions of Three Men and a Baby, Don Quixote, Father of the Bride, Flora & Ulysses, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, The Paper Magician, The Parent Trap, Peter Pan, and The Sword in the Stone.

More on Disney+ as it becomes available ahead of its launch next year.

05Oct

Fresh Details on Jon Favreau’s Live Action Star Wars Series The Mandalorian

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Christopher Robin Trailer

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Ralph Breaks the Internet Wreck-It Ralph 2 Synopsis

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04Mar

Jack’s Back in New Pirates 5 Trailer

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15Jun

Steven Spielberg Convinced J.J Abrams To Direct The Force Awakens

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22Dec

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Spoilers Free Review

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