Netflix, it was nice knowing you. A new streaming service is about to enter the ring to dropkick every other platform and cable TV provider, and it goes by the name of Disney+. According to a press release, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed the Mouse House’s new streaming service will be called Disney+ in an investors’ conference call on Thursday afternoon. He also listed about a million reasons why it’ll be impossible to watch anything owned by the studio if you don’t fork up the cash for this thing every month. While the name may be pretty simple and boring, it’s also straight to the point. Disney, plus a bunch of other shit you know Disney owns and—muhaha—you won’t be able to watch anywhere else! So what will that include? On top of Jon Favreau’s The Mandalorian, there will be a second live-action Star Wars series starring Diego Luna’s rebel, Cassian Andor from Rogue One—a prequel about a prequel, because no Star Wars #content can remain untapped. The final season of The Clone Wars will also make its way to Disney+, and of course every new movie set in the galaxy far, far away, but nothing prior to Episode IX. (Disney is wrestling over the rights to the classic films.) As for the MCU, Iger confirmed the rumor that Tom Hiddleston is getting his own Loki TV series. Next year, Captain Marvel will become the first new Marvel movie to head to Disney’s service instead of Netflix, as The New… [Read full story]
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