Disney Plus, the streaming service from the Walt Disney Company, has unveiled an impressive lineup of original content from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The service will feature a variety of new series, films, and specials, all of which will be exclusive to Disney Plus.
The first series to be announced is WandaVision, which will star Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany as Wanda Maximoff and Vision, respectively. The series will explore the couple’s relationship and the strange new world they find themselves in.
The second series is The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, which will star Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan as Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes, respectively. The series will follow the two heroes as they team up to take on a new threat.
The third series is Loki, which will star Tom Hiddleston as the titular character. The series will follow Loki as he attempts to use his powers for good, while also dealing with the consequences of his past actions.
The fourth series is What If…?, which will be an animated series exploring alternate realities in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The series will feature the voices of many of the actors from the films, including Chris Evans, Hayley Atwell, and Samuel L. Jackson.
Finally, the fifth series is Hawkeye, which will star Jeremy Renner as the titular character. The series will follow Hawkeye as he trains a new generation of heroes to take on the threats of the world.
In addition to the five series, Disney Plus will also be releasing a number of films and specials. These include a documentary series about the making of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a series of shorts featuring fan-favorite characters, and a special about the history of the Marvel Comics.
Disney Plus is set to launch in November 2019, and the Marvel content will be available at launch. With such an impressive lineup of original content, Disney Plus is sure to be a hit with Marvel fans.
In a major announcement today, Disney Plus unveiled an exciting lineup of original content from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Disney Plus, Disney’s streaming service launched in November 2019, has announced a collection of new series featuring some of Marvel’s most beloved characters. The new slate of original Marvel content includes a Hawkeye series featuring Jeremy Renner in the lead role, and a series featuring the much-anticipated arrival of the Fantastic Four.
Alongside these highly-anticipated series, Disney Plus also announced a range of other original programs featuring characters from the existing Marvel Cinematic Universe. These include two animated series – What If…? and Ms. Marvel – plus live-action series such as Loki, She-Hulk, Moon Knight, and Armor Wars.
The new lineup of programming will clearly differentiate Disney Plus from other streaming services, by creating an unparalleled level of direct access to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This could potentially attract new customers to Disney’s streaming platform, and boost its subscriber base.
Disney Plus plans to add even more Marvel titles going forward, and will focus on developing “original storytelling that is rooted in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.”
As the streaming industry contains powerfully competitive streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime, it is evident that Disney is investing heavily in its Marvel offerings. It’s an exciting and welcome move, which promises to further enrich the streaming experience for viewers.