Disney is throwing everything at its brand-new streaming service Disney+, launching a ton of new TV shows and bringing in old favourites like The Simpsons to tempt people to sign up.
Subscribers will be able to watch content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic. Take a look at what’s on offer…
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier
This live-action series from Marvel Studios will see Anthony Mackie return as Falcon, while Sebastian Stan reprises his role as Winter Soldier.
The World According to Jeff Goldblum
A documentary series from National Geographic, in which actor Jeff Goldblum “pulls back the curtain on a seemingly familiar object to reveal a world of astonishing connections, fascinating science and a whole lot of big ideas.”
Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2
A documentary series showing “the hard work and imagination” that has gone into making Frozen 2, “one of the most highly anticipated Walt Disney Animation Studios features of all time.”
A live-action series from Marvel Studios. Elizabeth Olsen returns as Wanda Maximoff (AKA Scarlet Witch) and Paul Bettany is back as The Vision.
Marvel’s What If…?
The first animated series from Marvel Studios takes inspiration from the comic books of the same name. According to Disney, “each episode will explore a pivotal moment from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and turn it on its head, leading the audience into uncharted territory.”
Toy Story: Forky Asks a Question
This “Toy Story-based project” is an animated short series from Pixar Animation Studios, starring Toy Story’s brand-new character Forky.
Toy Story: Lamp Life
Toy Story character Bo Peep is getting her very own Pixar short, Lamp Life.
Magic of the Animal Kingdom
A documentary series from National Geographic “which takes viewers behind the scenes with the highly respected animal-care experts, veterinarians and biologists at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Epcot’s SeaBase aquarium.”
The Phineas and Ferb Movie
This is still a working title, but we Disney Television Animation has lined up a new animated film featuring many of the voice cast from the original series which ran between 2007 and 2015.
The world’s first scripted live-action Star Wars series, which is set to premiere on Disney+ on 12th November 2019. The Mandalorian is set in the Star Wars universe between the events of Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
An exclusive new season of The Clone Wars, the 3D CGI animated TV series created by George Lucas. The series will be revived for a seventh season consisting of 12 episodes.
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series
This ridiculously-named TV series is a work of “docufiction” created specifically for Disney+ and is based on the High School Musical movie franchise. Its very meta plotline sees a group of students at East High attempt to stage a performance of High School Musical for their winter theatre production.
Untitled Cassian Andor Star Wars series
The untitled Cassian Andor series starring Rogue One’s Diego Luna and Alan Tudyk (droid K-2SO) will be coming to Disney+.
Tom Hiddleston’s character Loki is getting his own Marvel Studios series.
All 30 seasons of The Simpsons will be available on Disney+ from day one.
Further projects which have already been announced include Monsters at Work, Diary of a Female President, and live-action films Lady and the Tramp, Noelle, Togo, Timmy Failureand Stargirl.
Nonfiction series include Be Our Chef, Cinema Relics: Iconic Art of the Movies (working title), Earthkeepers (working title), Encore!, the untitled Walt Disney Imagineering documentary series, Marvel’s 616, Marvel’s Hero Project, (Re)Connect, Rogue Trip and Shop Class (working title).
The first year will also see fans able to watch Fox titles including The Sound of Music, The Princess Bride and Malcolm in the Middle.
When is Disney+ launching? How much does it cost? How do I sign up?