Disney has announced that the official title of their upcoming streaming service will be Disney+ (Plus). On an earnings call with investors, Disney chief Bob Iger told shareholders and reporters what audiences should expect when the service launches.
According to reports, Disney+ will focus on new and existing offerings from Disney, PIXAR, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic.
Iger confirmed that the Loki series from Marvel Studios is coming. Tom Hiddleston will return to play the role of the god of mischief and the series will take place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. A Scarlet Witch series as well as a limited series focused on Falcon and Winter Soldier are also in development.
Jon Favreau’s The Mandalorian series set in the Star Wars universe is currently in development and Iger announced that a prequel series set before the events of Rogue One and starring Diego Luna’s Cassian Andor is also being developed for the streaming service. Disney+ will also be the exclusive home for the return of Star Wars The Clone Wars new season.
Disney will be pulling all of its content from Netflix in 2019 so the animated features and series will be featured on Disney+.
A new animated Monsters Inc series will be part of the service as well as a High School Musical series. Original films for the service will include the live action remake of Lady and Tramp as well as Noel, a film starring Anna Kendrick as Santa’s daughter.