It also has originals, as well as programming it acquired by taking over Fox, such as The Simpsons and the X-Men movies. © 2020 CNET, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. Major originals include The Mandalorian, a big-budget series starring Pedro Pascal about a bounty-hunting gunfighter that takes place five years after the events in The Return of the Jedi. And Disney Plus also integrates programming from Fox. If you were a Disney Life subscriber, make sure you sign up for Disney Plus. WandaVision's trailer premiered during the Emmys telecast in September, saying only that WandaVision is "coming soon. On March 24, Disney Plus launched across parts of Western Europe, including the UK, Ireland, Spain, Germany, Italy and Switzerland. The first wave was supposed to be released as follows (before coronavirus upended schedules): The Falcon and the Winter Soldier with Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan in August; WandaVision with Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany in December; a Loki series featuring Tom Hiddleston in spring 2021; and a Hawkeye series in fall 2021, starring Jeremy Renner and featuring Kate Bishop, who in the comics becomes a second Hawkeye. In Central Europe, the price is €6.99 per month (or €69.99 per year). (Disney has also said it'll mine the Fox catalog for reboots, too, "reimagining" past Fox franchises "for a new generation"  --  a reboot of Home Alone is in the works, for example. Each account can pick an avatar of a Disney, Pixar, Marvel or Star Wars character, with more than 200 avatars available. In Canada, Disney Plus is priced at C$9 a month, or C$90 per year. The release plans for other Marvel shows are unclear. 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Disney Plus streams almost everything Disney makes, and its breakout hit The Mandalorian is back every Friday. The app also supports closed captioning, descriptive audio and navigation assistance to help subscribers with disabilities. So Disney skipped theaters to stream it instead, a move that would've been unthinkable six months earlier. But the pandemic also has shuttered much of Disney's filming of new shows and movies, delaying some of Disney Plus' high-profile originals. Huawei reportedly preparing Shanghai chip plant to overcome U.S. sanct... Samsung reports highest quarterly revenue ever in Q3 2020, Google commits to 100 percent plastic-free product packaging by 2025. Apple’s MagSafe Duo Charger and Leather Sleeve iPhone 12 case co... DJI officially unveils new ‘Mini 2’ drone starting at $570... iPhone 12 mini charges slower via MagSafe than other iPhone 12 models. And it's always possible Disney pays through the nose to claw back the rights to those films so they can stay on Disney Plus. After many months of anticipation, Disney has finally launched its Disney+ video streaming service in Canada and the United States.. Disney has not finalized any deals with the aforementioned companies, but told investors “we feel it’s important for us to achieve scale quickly, and we think it’s going to be an important part of that. In Canada, the service costs $8.99 (Canadian) per month (or $89.99 per year). ESPN+ is the Disney-owned sports streaming platform, which carries “hundreds of MLB, NHL and MLS games, Grand Slam tennis, Top Rank boxing, PGA Tour golf, college sports, international rugby, cricket, the full library of ESPN Films including 30 for 30, and more.” It’s also now the streaming destination for UFC fights, which Disney no doubt hopes can make up for the lack of SportsCenter and other banner shows from ESPN the cable network. WandaVision with Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany originally was set to come in December; a Loki series featuring Tom Hiddleston was slated for spring 2021; and a Hawkeye series was aimed for fall 2021, starring Jeremy Renner and featuring Kate Bishop, who in the comics becomes a second Hawkeye. 5 features we loved about the original Motorola Razr that are on the n... Another look at Huawei’s AppGallery in Canada. As that happens, it's a good bet the company will start pushing its price higher. The decision marks an unprecedented approach to releasing a movie that had been destined to be a blockbuster back when theaters were open worldwide, and it's a major departure from the rigid windows that usually keep new movies in theaters for 75 days or longer. But a year ago, Disney said it'd buy the rest of Hulu it didn't already own. The Hamilton film arrived on Disney Plus more than a year earlier than its originally planned theatrical debut for October 2021. The Ms. Marvel series was originally confirmed for a 2021 release. on the May the Fourth fan day. Disney is investing heavily in The Mandalorian. But Disney decided against renewing that Netflix deal as it plotted its own competitor. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. By comparison, Game of Thrones didn't hit that kind of spending until its final season. In Australia, it's priced at AU$9 a month, or AU$90 per year, while New Zealand subscribers pay NZ$10 per month, or NZ$100 per year. Netflix has put out five original series based on Defenders characters in partnership with Disney. The US price undercuts the $14 monthly fee for Netflix's most popular plan in the US, which lets you stream to two different devices simultaneously in high definition. 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Way back in 2017, Disney then-CEO Bob Iger noted that the price would reflect the "fact that it will have substantially less volume" than prime competitor Netflix. That encompasses the makers of: Executives have said that they intend for Disney Plus to be supported by all major devices that stream video. That gave Disney the flexibility to offer its bundle discount. It’s important to note that a specific list for Canada has yet to be revealed. ", As the coronavirus pandemic persists, Disney Plus may take on other roles, too. ), Disney Plus houses the entire film libraries of Pixar, Star Wars and its Signature Series and Disney Vault lines of classic hand-drawn animated movies. Disney will offer a bundle package of its three streaming services — Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ — for $12.99 a month starting on November 12th, the company announced today. 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