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Disney+ is an American video-on-demand streaming service owned by Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International. The streaming service launched on November 12, 2019 in the United States, Canada, and the Netherlands. The following week, it launched in Australia and New Zealand.[1]

The streaming service continued to roll out worldwide in 2020 launching in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, and Switzerland on March 24, 2020.[2] It then launched in India on April 3, 2020[3], in France on April 7, 2020[2], in Japan on June 11, 2020[4], and in Indonesia on September 5, 2020.[5]

The streaming service launched in several countries in the second half of 2020, launching in Portugal, Belgium, Finland, Iceland, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark on September 15, 2020.[6] It then launched in the countries and territories of Latin America on November 17, 2020.[7]

The streaming service launched in more markets in 2021 launching in Singapore on February 23, 2021.[8] It will then launch in Hong Kong, South Korea[9], Malaysia[10], The Philippines[11], Taiwan[12], and Thailand[13] at some point in 2021.

Original Programming

On November 9, 2017, Deadline reported that Disney was developing an original Marvel TV series for the service.[14]

On September 18, 2018, Variety reported that Marvel Studios was developing two limited TV series for the service, being Loki and WandaVision, that would be centered on Loki and the duo Scarlet Witch and Vision, respectively.[15]

On October 30, 2018, Variety reported that Marvel Studios began development on The Falcon and The Winter Soldier for the service, a limited TV series centered on Falcon and Winter Soldier.[16]

On March 12, 2019, /Film reported that Marvel Studios was developing What If...? for the service, an animated series based on the comic book series of the same name.[17]

On April 10, 2019, Variety reported that Marvel Studios was developing Hawkeye, a limited series centered on the character of the same name.[18]

On August 23, 2019, The Hollywood Reporter reported that Marvel Studios was developing Ms. Marvel, a limited series centered on the character of the same name.[19] That same day, at D23 Expo 2019, Kevin Feige announced that Marvel Studios was developing Moon Knight, a limited series centered on the character of the same name and She-Hulk, a limited series centered on the character of the same name.[20]

On November 11, 2019, Disney announced Expanding the Universe[21], a documentary available at launch[22] that featured a new look at the original Marvel Cinematic Universe television series coming to the service.[23]

On February 5, 2020, Bob Iger revealed that there are two currently unknown series in development.[24]

On September 25, 2020, Variety reported that Marvel Studios was developing a series centered on Nick Fury with Kyle Bradstreet attached to write and executive produce.[25]

On December 10, 2020, during Disney's 2020 Investor Day, Kevin Feige announced 4 new limited series that were in development: Secret Invasion, centered on Nick Fury and Talos, Ironheart, centered on the character of the same name, Armor Wars, centered on War Machine, and I Am Groot, centered on Groot. He also announced that a special titled The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special was in development.[26]

On December 15, 2020, Marvel Studios announced Legends, a documentary series that would showcase individual characters viewers have come to know and love over the years and revisit some of their most iconic moments.[27]

On February 1, 2021, Deadline reported that Ryan Coogler was developing a series set in Wakanda.[28]

On February 16, 2021 Marvel Studios announced Assembled, a documentary series of specials that will go behind-the-scenes of the television series and films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.[29]

On March 22, 2021 Variety reported that a Hawkeye spinoff centered on Echo was in development with Etan Cohen and Emily Bowen-Cohen attached to write and executive produce.[30]

Television Series Posters

WandaVision

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier

Loki

What If...?

To be added

Ms. Marvel

To be added

Hawkeye

To be added

Moon Knight

To be added

She-Hulk

To be added

Secret Invasion

To be added

Ironheart

To be added

Armor Wars

To be added

I Am Groot

To be added

Echo

To be added

Television Special Poster

The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

To be added

Documentary Series Posters

Legends

Assembled

Other Marvel Cinematic Universe Programming

Films

20 of the 23 (with the exceptions being The Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and Spider-Man: Far From Home) Marvel Cinematic Universe films are currently streaming on Disney+:

On March 23, 2021, it was announced that Black Widow would released simultaneously in theaters and on Disney+ with Premier Access on July 9, 2021.[31]

On 22 April, 2021, it was announced that Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home, as well as numerous other Sony Pictures movies, would be coming to Disney+ in the near future.[32]

Television Series

The television series Agent Carter, Inhumans, and Runaways are currently streaming on Disney+ in the United States, while Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Cloak & Dagger and Helstrom are currently streaming in other countries.

Other

Two of the Marvel One-Shots short films, The Consultant and Agent Carter, are currently available as extra features for Thor and Iron Man 3, respectivey, as well as Team Thor for Captain America: Civil War, Team Thor: Part 2 for Doctor Strange, and Team Darryl for Thor: Ragnarok.

Three episodes of the web series WHiH Newsfront are currently available as extra features for Ant-Man.

References

  1. New Global Launch Dates Confirmed for Disney+
  2. 2.0 2.1 Disney+ Launches Today in Seven European Markets
  3. Disney+ To Launch In India On April 3 After Short Delay
  4. Disney+ on Twitter - May 8, 2020
  5. Disney+ Hotstar Indonesia on Instagram - August 10, 2020
  6. Disney Plus Reveals European Expansion, Pricing Plans
  7. Disney+ Latin America on Twitter - August 18, 2020
  8. Disney+ Launches Star in Select Overseas Markets
  9. Disney on Twitter - December 10, 2020
  10. Disney Plus Hotstar Eying up Launch in Malaysia (Report)
  11. Disney+Hotstar expected to end 2021 with over 50 million subscribers
  12. DISNEY IN NEGOTIATIONS TO LAUNCH DISNEY+ IN SOUTH KOREA & TAIWAN
  13. Disney+ Projected to Expand Asia Subscriber Lead Over Netflix
  14. Disney Developing ‘Star Wars’, ‘Monsters Inc.’ TV Series For Streaming Service
  15. Loki, Scarlet Witch, Other Marvel Heroes to Get Own TV Series on Disney Streaming Service (EXCLUSIVE)
  16. Falcon-Winter Soldier Limited Series in the Works With ‘Empire’ Writer (EXCLUSIVE)
  17. Exclusive: Marvel Studios Producing ‘What If’ TV Series For Disney+
  18. Hawkeye Series Starring Jeremy Renner in the Works at Disney+ (EXCLUSIVE)
  19. 'Ms. Marvel' Series in the Works for Disney+ (Exclusive)
  20. D23: New Marvel Studios Shows on Disney+ Announced
  21. Disney+ on Twitter - November 11, 2019
  22. Disney+ on Twitter - November 11, 2019
  23. Disney+ Will Feature a Preview of the New Marvel Studios Shows
  24. Disney's Bob Iger Considering 'Mandalorian' Spinoff Shows
  25. Samuel L. Jackson to Play Nick Fury in New Marvel Disney Plus Series (EXCLUSIVE)
  26. All of the Marvel Studios News Coming out of The Walt Disney Company’s 2020 Investor Day Presentation
  27. Marvel Studios Announces New Series Debuting Exclusively on Disney+
  28. ‘Black Panther’ Helmer Ryan Coogler Stakes His Proximity Media Banner To 5-Year Exclusive Disney Television Deal; Wakanda Series In Works For Disney+
  29. Marvel Studios Announces ASSEMBLED, a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Making of the Marvel Cinematic Universe
  30. ‘Hawkeye’ Spinoff Series About Echo in Early Development for Disney Plus (EXCLUSIVE)
  31. ‘Black Widow’ Jumps Into New July Release Date in Theaters and on Disney+ with Premier Access
  32. Spider-Man Will Finally Come to Disney Plus With New Deal - But After Netflix

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