D23 went out with a bang with an endless amount of news with Disney's new streaming service coming November, 12 “DisneyPlus”. The service will feature Star Wars, Marvel, National Geographic, Pixar, and Disney’s main content. New shows and movies will come out after it’s release like Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe. It will open with the Mandalorian, “The first live-action Star Wars series, only exclusive on DisneyPlus.” - Official DisneyPlus website. The show is described to be a western sci-fi that is about a Mandalorian bounty hunter beyond the reaches of the New Republic.
Many never before series that will be exclusive to DisneyPlus were announced at SDCC and at the D23 event. Marvel already has ten shows announced only for the streaming service. The soonest will be Falcon and the Winter Soldier which will come to the service in early 2020. Star Wars will have another series that was recently announced at D23, is named Kenobi. Not a lot is known about it at the time other than that Ewan McGregor will return as Obi-Wan Kenobi. There will also be many Disney originals. Joining the list will be The World According to Jeff Goldblum, Encore, High School Musical: The Musical The Series, One Day, Noelle, Lady and the Tramp, and Secret Society- Born Royals.
It’s not only new series, classics will be remastered in HD, and so will the original 90s Marvel cartoons as well. Fans of old and new are very excited about the news of the streaming service. Disney is trying it's best to get people to join and play all of its cards. The official price for DisneyPlus will be seven dollars a month or seventy dollars a year in the US. It's half of what HBO and Netflix's $16 dollars a month payment, and is a large inflation between Disney’s deal. The real question is, with the lineup of DisneyPlus how will this affect other streaming services?
Story by Taylor Franklin