Disney Provides More Info On Disney+, Confirms Some Rumored Series

During The Walt Disney Company Investor Day presentation, Disney provided an update on their upcoming streaming service, Disney+. Previously, Disney confirmed that they would be bringing the Marvel‘s Loki and Star WarsThe Mandalorian and Cassian Andor series to the service, but today they confirmed a few more series that genre fans might enjoy.

From Marvel, in addition to the non-fiction series announced yesterday, Disney confirmed several previously only rumored projects:

  • The Scarlet Witch and Vision series starring Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany will be titled WandaVision.
  • The team-up between Sam (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky (Sebastian Stan) is also confirmed, with Bucky keeping his old name in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.
  • The rumored What If…? series is also confirmed to be coming to the service. IGN reports that an example of an episode has Peggy Carter becoming a super soldier.

No confirmation of a Sif or Hawkeye series was announced at the presentation.

While no new Star Wars series were announced, it was re-confirmed that The Mandalorian would be available at the service’s launch. Also re-confirmed that the new season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars will be hitting the channel. All the films should be available on the service within one year of launch.

For animation fans, there will be a documentary series on the making of Frozen 2, titled Into The Unknown: Making Frozen 2. As previously reported, Monsters at Work, the Monsters, Inc. series will stream on the service. Toy Story will get some shorts on the service including a short film starring Bo Peep called Lamp Life, and a series of shorts starring Toy Story 4‘s Forky called Forky Asks A Question. Also a new Phineas and Ferb movie, currently titled The Phineas and Ferb Movie, is in the works. Disney+ will also be the exclusive streaming home for the 30 seasons of The Simpsons.

Of course a whole lot of other Disney content will be available on the service. Disney+ will launch November 12 at $6.99 a month in the USA. The service is expected to be available in each major region within two years.

A webcast of the event should be available soon:


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