Adding Disney Plus

Disney+, Disney’s new streaming service, will offer a variety of old, current, and new content.

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Disney+, Disney’s new streaming service, will offer a variety of old, current, and new content.

Caitlyn Truong, Editor-in-Chief

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The influence of Disney seems to have no end, and the supercompany continues to expand by entering the domain of streaming services with Disney+. Disney+ plans to present competition for services such as Netflix and Hulu by not only providing Disney movies and TV shows, but also offering exclusive content and brand-new TV shows, according to Digital Trends.

 

Content will stem from Disney’s entertainment studios, including Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, and National Geographic, according to Screen Rant. This will eventually accumulate into over 500 films, all of which will remain family-oriented; no R-rated content will be offered.

 

Disney Channel will also be featured, with current as well as finished shows such as Kim Possible and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse becoming available on the streaming service. This also includes Disney Channel Original Movies, animated Disney XD series, and, due to the merge with 21st Century Fox, The Simpsons and National Geographic shows. 

 

The most enticing offer of Disney+, however, is its exclusive content. Below are the planned original series and movies, all courtesy of Digital Trends.

 

Marvel Cinematic Universe Spin-Offs

  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
  • Hawkeye
  • WandaVision
  • Loki
  • What If…?
  • Moon Knight
  • Ms. Marvel
  • She-Hulk

Disney Channel Spin-Offs

  • High School Musical: The Musical: The Series
  • Lizzie McGuire, season 3

Star Wars Spin-Offs

  • The Mandalorian, a Star Wars spin-off
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars, season 7
  • Untitled Obi-Wan Kenobi series
  • Untitled Cassian Andor series

Movie Spin-Offs

  • Love, Simon, a spin-off of the original movie with the same name
  • Monsters at Work, a spin-off of the Monsters, Inc. movies
  • Forky Asks a Question, a short series based on the character of Toy Story 4
  • Untitled Chip ‘n’ Dale series
  • Muppets Now
  • Lamp Life, a short series featuring Bo Peep from Toy Story
  • Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe
  • 3 Men and a Baby, a remake of the original
  • Cheaper by the Dozen, a reboot
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid, a reboot
  • Father of the Bride, a reboot
  • Home Alone, a reboot
  • Night at the Museum, a reboot
  • The Parent Trap, a reboot
  • Sister Act 3

Original Series

  • Diary of a Female President
  • Encore!, featuring Kristen Bell
  • Marvel’s Hero Project
  • The Imagineering Story
  • The World According to Jeff Goldblum
  • Pixar In Real Life
  • Family Sundays
  • Be Our Chef
  • Cinema Relics: Iconic Art of the Movies
  • Ink & Paint
  • Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2
  • Magic of the Animal Kingdom
  • Marvel’s 616
  • (Re)Connect
  • Rogue Trip
  • Shop Class
  • Earthkeepers
  • Marvel’s Storyboards
  • SparkShorts
  • One Day at Disney
  • Short Circuit
  • Dolphin Reef

Original Movies

  • Lady and the Tramp
  • Noelle, starring Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader
  • Togo, starring William Defoe
  • Stargirl
  • Secret Society of Second-Born Royals
  • Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
  • Magic Camp
  • Flora & Ulysses
  • Safety
  • 29 Dates
  • Don Quixote
  • The Grimm Legacy
  • The Paper Magician
  • Peter Pan
  • The Sword in the Stone

 

The amount of movies and series in production and in plans for production makes Disney+ a very ambitious project which will likely pay off, as the various spin-offs of old and beloved shows appeal to a wide audience. Sarah Mayans (12) is especially excited for the High School Musical spin-off: “I really loved the original movies! The spin-off won’t have the same characters and will definitely be different, but different doesn’t always mean bad. I’m excited to see how it’ll turn out.”

 

Disney+ will launch on November 12 at seven dollars a month. Whether its shows excite or disappoint their audiences, fans will undoubtedly tune into Disney’s latest business venture.

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