Disney+ streaming service reveals price, layout and more

Disney has lifted the lid on the Disney+ streaming service, confirming that it will launch in the US first before rolling out around the globe. Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming Netflix rival…

Following an ‘Investor Day’ hosted by the Walt Disney Company, this description of Disney+ has been posted on the company’s official website:

“The service will offer fans of all ages a new way to experience the unparalleled content from the company’s iconic entertainment brands, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic, and will be available on connected TV and mobile devices.”

The service will launch in America on November 12th 2019, with a price point of $6.99 a month. That translates as £5.35 GBP. After its US launch, Disney+ will “rapidly expand globally, with plans to be in nearly all major regions of the world within the next two years.”

This picture of the service’s layout was also revealed…

Disney also shared this list of original productions that are being made for the service…

From Lucasfilm:

• The Mandalorian

• Cassian Andor series

• Exclusive new season of The Clone Wars

From Marvel Studios:

• The Falcon and The Winter Soldier

• WandaVision

• Loki

• Marvel’s What If…?

From Walt Disney Animation Studios:

• Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2

From Pixar Animation Studios:

• Toy Story-based projects Forky Asks a Question, an animated short series, and the short film Lamp Life

From National Geographic:

• The World According to Jeff Goldblum

• Magic of the Animal Kingdom

From Disney Television Animation:

• The Phineas and Ferb Movie

Live-action films

• Lady and the Tramp

• Noelle

• Togo

• Timmy Failure

• Stargirl

Every episode of The Simpsons will be available on Disney+, too, following the merger between Disney and Fox. All in all, Disney is promising “an impressive collection of more than 7,500 television episodes and 500 films including blockbuster hits from 2019 and beyond.”

We’ll be sure to keep you posted as we hear more…