Happy Disney+ Day!
It is November 12th and Disney+ has official launched in North America! Disney has once again solidified their reputation as a mecha of entertainment as they launch their streaming service that included fan favorite titles from Pixar, Marvel, National Geographic and of course – STAR WARS!
What fans of the galaxy far, far away are most excited for are the original Star Wars titles announced including, The Clone Wars, Kenobi [coming soon], Cassian Andor [coming soon] and the series that premieres TODAY – The Mandalorian.
If you aren’t subscribed yet to Disney+, do it now and if you are – get your family together for a movie night!
See the official press release for Disney+ HERE.
What does Disney+ have for Star Wars Fans:
“After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. “The Mandalorian” is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. We follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.”
From creators Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni, the cast will include Pedro Pascal ,Gina Carano ,Carl Weathers ,Werner Herzog ,Nick Nolte ,Emily Swallow ,Taika Waititi ,Giancarlo Esposito ,Omid Abtahi.
The Clone Wars
Season 7 of The Clone Wars will debut in February 2020.
“Chronicling the events that took place between Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002) and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005), The Clone Wars follows the wartime days of Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda. The Clone Wars bridges the gap between The Original and Prequel Trilogies of The Star Wars Saga and brings new characters to the forefront of Star Wars canon, including Anakin’s apprentice Ahsoka Tano, and Captain Rex.” – IMDB
Kenobi and Cassian Andor
More information regarding the live action Kenobi (starring Ewen McGregor) and Cassian Andor (starring Diego Luna and Alan Tudyk) series’ will be released at a later date.
To learn MORE about Disney+ and to find out more about the programming available, visit the official site HERE.
“Disney+ is a subscription video on-demand (SVOD) streaming service owned by the Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International division of The Walt Disney Company. The service is set to launch in Canada, the Netherlands, and the United States on November 12, 2019, in Australia and New Zealand on November 19, 2019 and in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Ireland on March 31, 2020.
Disney+ will be focused on film and television content from Walt Disney Studios and Walt Disney Television. Original films and television series based on new and existing properties are also planned, including content from Disney, 20th Century Fox, Marvel, National Geographic, Pixar, and Star Wars. The service will compete with other general-interest subscription services and will complement ESPN+ and Hulu as part of Disney’s over-the-top strategy.”