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Disney introduced online cinema Disney +, prices and content line to it

Subscription will cost $ 6.99 per month or $ 69.99 per year. Service will start in the US on November 12.

Externally, Disney + is a lot like Netflix – its interface also consists of horizontal dies. However, Disney focuses on five large hubs – Disney films, Pixar films, Marvel films, Star Wars and National Geographic.

The service will work on all possible platforms – Smart TV, web browsers, tablets, smartphones, game consoles (including Switch). Disney has already signed contracts with Roku and Sony.

Each family member will be able to create their own personal profile in Disney + to save data about the content viewed. There will be a function of parental control.

Content is allowed to download and view offline. Picture quality will be available up to 4K HDR, if supported by the display.

Content

In the first year, 500 movies and 7,500 episodes of Disney TV shows will be available. The collection will include almost all the classic films of the studio.

Marvel

  • “Falcon and the Winter Soldier” – a series about the same-name heroes performed by Anthony Maki and Sebastian Stan. No launch dates. The Marvel film universe show will influence the canon – unlike the Marvel and Netflix projects.
  • “Wanda Vision” (WandaVision) – a series about the Scarlet Witch and Vision. Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany will return to their roles. No launch date.
  • “Loki” – the show with Tom Hiddleston in the lead role. No launch date.
  • “What if?” – An animated show about the alternate realities of Marvel. In one of them, Agent Carter, for example, will become a super-soldier. No launch date.
  • “Captain Marvel” and other MCU pictures will be available at the start.

“Star Wars”

  • The prequel series “Outcast-one” about Kassian Andor. Alan Tudick will return to the role of a robot. No launch date.
  • The series “Mandalorets” on “Star Wars” by John Favreau. It will be available at the start.
  • All parts of Star Wars – during the first year. 

Children’s films and TV shows Disney

  • A remake of “The Lady and the Vagrants” with live actors. It will be available at the start.
  • “Togo” – a film with Willem Dafoe about traveling through Alaska on a dog sled. Based on real events. No deadlines.
  • Stargirl is a teenage film about a young girl based on the best-selling eponymous book. Will be released in the first year after launch.
  • “Timmy Failure” is an original film by Tom McCarthy, screenwriter “Farewell to Christopher Robin” and director of the drama “In the Spotlight”. During the first year.
  • “Noelle” (Noelle) – a festive film with Anna Kendrick and Bill Heider (“Barry”). Without date.
  • The new version of the “School Musical” – High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. No deadlines.
  • 5000 episodes of Disney Channel TV shows and 100 films of the channel. At the start.

Animation and Pixar

  • “Into the Unknown: Creating the Cold Heart 2” is a documentary series about creating a picture. No deadlines.
  • Forky Asks a Question is a mini-series in the Pixar Toy Story universe. Will be available at launch.
  • Pixar’s Lamp Life short. No deadlines.
  • All Pixar films are for the first year. 
  • All Pixar shorts are on launch. 
  • Animation film “Phineas and Ferb” with the original actors voice. No deadlines.
  • The Simpsons – at launch.

National Geographic Content

  • Jeff Goldblum’s World is a cognitive documentary by National Geographic. Available at launch.
  • “The Magic of the Animal Kingdom” – a documentary about animal care experts.
  • 250 hours of archival content from National Geographic.

For comparison, Netflix had 4,335 films and 1,197 TV shows in the US in 2016. However, the head of Disney, Bob Iger, has repeatedly said that the company will enter this market gradually.

One of the strengths of Disney + is access to 4K HDR studio films. At the moment, Disney does not give such a picture quality to any digital service – in Netflix and iTunes, its films are available only in 1080p SDR.

In the US, Disney + starts on November 12 at a price of $ 6.99 per month or $ 69.99 per year. Within two years from now, it will be available in all major regions of the world.

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