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posted by martyb on Friday November 09 2018, @10:07PM   Printer-friendly
from the should-have-scene-it-coming dept.

CNBC:

Disney's new streaming service will be called Disney+ and launch in late 2019, CEO Bob Iger announced on the company's earnings call Thursday.

The company announced in August 2017 it would pull all its movies from Netflix in 2019, and start its own streaming offering for its past titles. Disney also purchased Fox for $71.3 billion in cash and stock, further bolstering its library.

The service will also feature new, original shows and movies, including original Marvel and Star Wars series. Marvel fan favorite character Loki, played by Tom Hiddleston, will get an original series on the Disney+ service. A prequel series to Star Wars movie "Rogue One" about the character Cassian Andor, portrayed by Diego Luna, will also call the service home.

Are these streaming services the second coming of Cable?


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  • (Score: 2) by Bot on Sunday November 11 2018, @08:43AM

    by Bot (3902) Subscriber Badge on Sunday November 11 2018, @08:43AM (#760606) Journal

    Thank you for the nugget of info, but my suggestion wasn't to be taken seriously.

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