New Additions Announced To Disney+


Starting November 12, you'll be able to stream hundreds of Disney-owned movies, shows, and originals! But Disney+ is going to push several heroes into the spotlight. (Netflix does have a $8.99 basic plan, but you can only watch on one screen at a time.) Customers can save by purchasing an annual plan for $69.99, or $5.83 a month.

Disney, which recently completed its acquisition of 21st Century Fox, also announced that the entire 660-episode-plus library of Fox's "The Simpsons" will be coming to Disney+ when it is launched. It will feature entertainment from brands including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and a few just acquired in the 20th Century Fox purchase.

There's plenty to be excited about ahead of the streaming service's November launch and Disney promises that it will rapidly expand globally following its US debut.

"The Disney+ platform is being built on that foundation, one that no other content or technology company can rival", Iger said. It will be available on a lengthy list of mobile devices, smart TVs, and gaming consoles. While the fate of these characters is still unknown after them both being dusted by Thanos' snap it seems there are still adventures to come.

His reaction, however, isn't as revealing as you might think.

The company projected that it would have from 60 million to 90 million subscribers by that time, with two-thirds of them outside the United States.

"Netflix's content balance act continues to appear precarious", says Michael Pachter, analyst at Wedbush Securities. In the first year alone, 25 original series and 10 original films will debut on the service.

Netflix will still have a far deeper video programming lineup after spending tens of billions of dollars during the past six years on original shows such as "House of Cards", "Stranger Things" and "The Crown".

With Hollywood stars galore, Apple last month unveiled its streaming video plans along with news and game subscription offerings as part of an effort to shift its focus to digital content and services to break free of its reliance on iPhone sales.

Also gearing up for streaming launches are: WarnerMedia, which owns studio Warner Bros (Lord of the Rings, The Lego Movie), HBO, and the rights to Netflix's biggest show, Friends; and Comcast's NBC Universal, owner of the U.S. version of The Office - another Netflix hit - as well as Jurassic World and Fast and Furious maker Universal.

Fans may have noticed that many of Disney's programs began their exit from Netflix and Amazon Prime yet was found on Hulu.