Some major information encompassing Disney’s forthcoming streaming services today, with the Netflix competitor receiving both equally an official identify and still an additional Star Wars episodic collection.
Introduced by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger for the duration of a are living audio webcast of the company’s annually fiscal report and This autumn 2018 monetary success, the service’s identify has formally been revealed as Disney+.
The Walt Disney Company’s new immediate-to-customer streaming services will be called Disney+, launching in the U.S. in late 2019: https://t.co/fqv1HFHtqw pic.twitter.com/ut3ojyusB1November eight, 2018
Alongside with its spiffy new moniker, it is also been declared that the services will get a second clearly show based mostly in the Star Wars universe, subsequent Jon Favreau’s collection The Manadalorian, which is previously in output.
The as-still-untitled clearly show, which is established to go into output early up coming 12 months, will see Diego Luna reprise the role of Cassian Andor, who was released in Rogue A single: A Star Wars Tale.
Diego Luna will reprise the role of Cassian Andor in a new Star Wars are living-action collection for Disney+. https://t.co/3eTfkxLEai pic.twitter.com/k7ZYgyAQTfNovember eight, 2018
Supplied that film’s ending, we can presume that the new Star Wars clearly show will be a prequel collection. Through Rogue One’s publicity trail, Luna frequently expressed a deep drive to meet up with (and touch) Jabba the Hutt – will this new Disney+ collection finally give him the possibility?
“Going again to the Star Wars universe is very particular for me,” stated Luna. “We have a excellent journey ahead of us, and this new remarkable structure will give us the possibility to investigate this character extra deeply.”
Disney+ is scheduled to launch in the US in January 2019, although no projected timeframe has been given for the service’s arrival in other territories.