Disney+ details unveiled

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In a presentation to investors, Disney announced more details of its upcoming streaming service.

  • The service will be priced at $6.99 per month or $69.99 a year (essentially getting two months free).
  • Disney expects to offer 7,000 TV episodes and between 400 and 500 films at launch.
  • In addition to productions under the Disney name, National Geographic, Marvel, Star Wars and Pixar will also be included.
  • Disney Plus will also be the exclusive home of “The Simpsons,” which Disney acquired the rights to through its purchase of 21st Century Fox assets earlier this year.
  • “Captain Marvel” will be the first theatrical release that will not be available on Netflix at all.
  • Disney is also planning original content for Disney Plus, though the exact plans were not confirmed.