Disney's Netflix competitor to debut November 12th priced at $6.99 per month

Disney's Netflix competitor to debut November 12th priced at $6.99 per month

Disney's Netflix competitor to debut November 12th priced at $6.99 per month

Disney finally revealed the details of its long-awaited streaming platform.

PRICES | $6.99 per month; $69.99 for an annual subscription. But the Disney service has a narrower focus on family-friendly shows and movies. The service will also be rolled out in other markets throughout the world in stages, with plans to be in almost all major regions of the world within the next two years.

Disney original films were also announced to arrive within a year of the service.

Also available at the start will be 18 Pixar movies and every one of their theatrical shorts, as well as numerous Star Wars movies.

Disney+ will host a series of Pixar shorts called Forky Asks A Question, based on the new character in Toy Story 4, available on Day 1 of the launch.

Within the first year of launch, which begins on November 12, audiences can have access to Disney's entire Pixar film collection, as well as Marvel's most recent superhero release Captain Marvel and many more of the studios popular films.

During today's presentation, the Company unveiled a first look at the Disney+ offering, which will launch in the US on November 12, 2019 at $6.99 per month. Several shows from a galaxy far, far away are already in the works, most notably the eight-episode series The Mandalorian, Star Wars' first live-action TV show. Its animated classics, including "Aladdin" and "The Jungle Book" will be available on the service when it launches.

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The entire "Skywalker Sage" of Star Wars will be made available on Disney Plus, including all recent films, within a year of the service's launch.

Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan will team for a series titled Falcon and Winter Soldier.

In a January regulatory filing, Disney reported losses of more than US$1 billion for streaming-related investments in Hulu and technology company BAMtech.

Elsewhere in the Star Wars universe, Disney+ is launching a series in 2021 about Diego Luna's Rogue One character, Cassian Andor, with Alan Tudyk reprising his role as the voice of the droid K2-SO.

Created to super-serve the most ardent fans, Disney+ will provide subscribers with a feature-rich product experience that makes it easy to navigate, discover, and watch their favorite programming with immersive brand tiles and dedicated pages for Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic.

Disney+ will host hours of content from the National Geographic Channel, as well.

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