Everything You Need to Know About Disney+ — Plus, 14 Shows Coming to the Streaming Service (PHOTOS)
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The beloved 1993 film The Sandlot
is getting the revival treatment with a new series on the streaming service. Original screenwriter David Mickey Evans is helming the project which will feature the original characters' children set in the year 1984. According to The Hollywood Reporter
, the original cast are also returning for the revival.
The 2018 film is getting a TV adaptation without the help of director Greg Berlanti. According to The Hollywood Reporter
, Elizabeth Berger and Isaac Aptaker will return to the title to serve as showrunners. Despite not continuing with the same cast, this series is described as a sequel to the film.
Marvel's Hawkeye Series
Jeremy Renner has been confirmed to return as Clint Barton, the arrow-slinging Avenger in Marvel's upcoming miniseries. According to The Hollywood Reporter
, the show will introduce his protégé Kate Bishop, who is part of the Hawkeye
Monsters at Work
This animated series based in the world of Monsters, Inc.
will see John Goodman and Billy Crystal reprise their voice roles as Sulley and Mike, along with many original cast members. The show follows a new character named Tylor (voiced by Ben Feldman) who wishes to join his heroes on the Laugh Floor at Monsters, Inc..
Star Wars: The Mandalorian
This drama set after Return of the Jedi
is helmed by Marvel vet Jon Favreau and stars Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, Nick Nolte, Giancarlo Esposito, Werner Herzog and more. Along with that hefty cast is a slew of big names on board to direct, such as Taika Waititi and Bryce Dallas Howard.
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High School Musical: The Musical
Inspired by the Disney Channel Original Movies, this series picks up 15 years after the first film with a new cast of characters at East High. Get ready for another killer soundtrack as the 10-episode venture will feature original music.
Star Wars: Rogue One Prequel Series
Diego Luna is set to return as Cassian Andor, the rebel spy from 2016's Rogue One
. This show will be set before the events of the film in the early days of the rebellion.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
The animated series will return for a seventh season on the new streaming service. The first few seasons originally aired on Cartoon Network. Clone Wars
is situated between Attack of the Clones
and Revenge of the Sith
in the Star Wars
The series is set to follow Tom Hiddleston's Avengers
character as he pops in and out of moments in human history. The actor is expected to reprise the role for the show created by Michael Waldron.
Paul Bettany and Elizabeth Olsen will take on their Avengers
characters once again for this series, which will have its pilot written by Captain Marvel
's Jac Schaeffer, also an executive producer on the project.
Falcon & Winter Soldier
stars Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan are expected to reprise their film roles as Falcon and the Winter Soldier in this miniseries from writer Malcolm Spellman (Empire
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In this series from executive producer Kristen Bell, casts of former high school musicals will be reunited to recreate the productions they once put on. As with any high school reunion, emotions will run high and connections remade.
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Be Our Chef
In this cooking competition series hosted by The Office
's Angela Kinsey, families will face off to have their dish featured in Walt Disney theme parks.
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Diary of a Female President
This series executive produced by Jane the Virgin
's Gina Rodrigez follows the life of a 12-year-old Cuban-American girl on her journey, which eventually leads to her presidency. Rodriguez is set to narrate the comedy.
Disney's streaming service Disney+ is bulking up its all-star programming to a level rivaling Apple TV+.
The company also officially unveiled the service's launch date and rates before announcing a few more titles. Disney+ will officially make its debut on Tuesday, November 12 of this year and will be available for a rate of $6.99 per month or $69.99 for the year.
These companies are paying up to 11-digit sums per year to get the biggest stars, the best showrunners, and more.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the streaming platform will include titles from the company's recently expanded library. Pixar films, animated classics from the locked Disney vault, Marvel films, 200+ hours of National Geographic programming, and 100 Disney Channel Original Movies are among the content that will be available.
Also at launch, there will be nine exclusive originals available for veiwing as well as the entire library of The Simpsons which includes more than 600 episodes. Apart from a slew of scripted originals, there are a number of series inspired by franchise favorites such as Marvel's Avengers and the Star Wars universe, which are sure to please the fandoms.
Relive all the hijinks of the Simpsons family on the new streaming service this fall.
As the list continues to grow, we're taking a look at some of the titles that will likely be on your must-watch list later this year. Click through the gallery above for a look at 12 series coming to Disney's streaming service and check back as more are added!
Disney+, Coming Tuesday, November 12, 2019