Disney held their #DisneyInvestorDay, where they announced all their plans for Disney Plus, and I have to say, they are packing value into that subscription.
Over the next few years, roughly 10 Marvel series, 10 Star Wars series, 15 Disney live-action, Disney Animation, and Pixar series, plus 15 all-new Disney live-action, Disney Animation, and Pixar features will be released directly on DisneyPlus. Here’s all they’ve announced:
Platform is an innovative scripted anthology from @bjnovak that uses the boldest issues of our times as a jumping off point to tell singular, character-driven stories about the world we live in today. Coming to #FXonHulu.
FX's Reservation Dogs is a new half-hour comedy series about four Native American teenagers growing up on a reservation in eastern Oklahoma. Currently in development from co-creators Sterlin Harjo and Academy Award winner @TaikaWaititi.
Y: The Last Man is a new @FXNetworks drama series based on the acclaimed comic book series of the same name written by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra. Starring Diane Lane and coming exclusively to #FXonHulu.
Alien is currently in development at @FXNetworks. The first TV series based on the classic film series is helmed by Fargo and Legion's @noahhawley. Expect a scary thrill ride set not too far in the future here on Earth.
Lastly, FX is developing a retelling of James Clavell's saga Shōgun. @Justin_Marks_ and Rachel Kondo are adapting the epic with award-winning producer Tim Van Patten.
Punch it, Chewie! 💫 Lightspeed to updates from Lucasfilm!
Leslye Headland brings a new @starwars series to @disneyplus with The Acolyte. “The Acolyte” is a mystery-thriller that will take viewers into a galaxy of shadowy secrets and emerging dark-side powers in the final days of the High Republic era.
Lucasfilm Animation is teaming up with Lucasfilm’s visual effects team, Industrial Light & Magic, to develop a special @starwars adventure for @disneyplus, A Droid Story. This epic journey will introduce us to a new hero guided by R2-D2 and C-3PO.
Lucasfilm is in pre-production on the next installment of Indiana Jones. At the helm is James @mang0ld, director of Ford v Ferrari, and Indy himself, Harrison Ford, will be back to continue his iconic character’s journey. Adventure arrives July 2022.
Tomi Adeyemi’s New York Times bestselling novel Children of Blood & Bone is being developed by Lucasfilm in partnership with 20th Century Studios. This coming-of-age adventure follows a young African girl’s quest to restore magic to her forsaken people, the Maji.
A brand-new Star Wars feature with acclaimed filmmaker @TaikaWaititi is in development. Get ready for an unforgettable ride! 🌟
Naturally, next up is news from @NatGeo! 🦁 🐘
First is the feature documentary Cousteau, being produced by @natgeodocs in partnership with The Cousteau Society, chronicling the life of legendary ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau. 🐠
From executive producers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, the fourth installment of Genius will premiere exclusively on @disneyplus and explore the extraordinary life and immeasurable impact of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Secrets of the Whales, narrated by Sigourney Weaver, is a visually stunning and profoundly personal natural history series over 3 years in the making from executive producer/@NatGeo Explorer-at-Large @JimCameron and @NatGeo Explorer Brian Skerry. 🐋 Coming to @disneyplus.
A Real Bug’s Life is an adventure into a world beyond your imagination where life is on a completely different scale and little creatures rely on amazing powers to make it through the day. 🐛 Coming to @disneyplus.
America The Beautiful is the ambitious story of North America. It's a journey across her visually spectacular regions as seen through the eyes of its iconic species. Coming to @disneyplus.
Go on a mission to discover the limits of the human body and find out how to stay healthier and younger for longer. From @NatGeo, Limitless with @chrishemsworth is one-part science, one-part action adventure. Coming to @disneyplus.
Finally from @NatGeo comes Welcome to Earth 🌎 (working title) – an epic, stunning series from @DarrenAronofsky in which Will Smith embarks on an awe-inspiring journey to unlock the secrets of this planet's most extraordinary, unexplained phenomena. Coming to @disneyplus.
It's a stream come true! 📺 Time for more @disneyplus updates!
The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers continues the legacy of hockey's finest fowls. 🏒 The series picks up where the films left off. Emilio Estevez returns as Gordon Bombay and @thelaurengraham is joining the flock. Coming to @disneyplus.
The Kardashian Jenners will create new global content under a multi-year deal, to stream exclusively on Hulu in the U.S. and in multiple territories on Star internationally.
Prepare for movie magic! 🎥 It's time for an update on @DisneyStudios films!
Safety, an Original Film, premieres tomorrow on @disneyplus. Inspired by the story of former Clemson University football safety Ray McELrathBey, the film follows a young man facing a series of challenging circumstances, whose dedication helps him triumph over adversities.
A cynical young comic book fan and her superpowered squirrel sidekick team up in Flora and Ulysses, an Original Movie streaming February 19 on @disneyplus. 🐿
Cheaper by the Dozen, a reimagining of the hit comedy from “Blackish” producer Kenya Barris, will debut on @disneyplus in 2022. The story centers on a blended family of 12, navigating a hectic home life and their family business. Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) is set to star.
The live-action film franchise Diary of a Wimpy Kid comes to @disneyplus in 2021 as an all-new animated film!
The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild is the next installment in 20th Century Studios' Ice Age franchise. It stars three favorite characters: prankster possum brothers Crash and Eddie, and swashbuckling weasel Buck voiced by @simonpegg. Coming to @disneyplus in early 2022.
Did you hear that? 🔦 Night at the Museum is coming to @disneyplus with a new twist: this time it’s animated! @ShawnLevyDirect, director of the film trilogy, is producing. The exhibit opens on @disneyplus in 2021.
Embark on a thrill-ride down the Amazon in Jungle Cruise with Dwayne @TheRock Johnson, Emily Blunt, @edgarramirez25, @jackwhitehall, Jesse Plemons, and Paul Giamatti. Jungle Cruise sails into theaters July 2021.
A prequel to the live-action The Lion King is in development from @BarryJenkins, director of the Oscar-winning film Moonlight. @HansZimmer, @Pharrell Williams, and @NicholasBritell will provide the music. 🦁
Meet the cast of Disney's The Little Mermaid, starring Halle Bailey, Jonah Hauer-King, @awkwafina, @DaveedDiggs, @JacobTremblay, @melissamccarthy & Javier Bardem. Directed by Rob Marshall, featuring music from the animated original & new music by @AlMenken & @Lin_Manuel Miranda.
Chip and Dale are back in a hybrid live-action-animated feature directed by Akiva Schaffer and starring John @mulaney N’ Andy Samberg. Chip N’ Dale: Rescue Rangers, an Original Movie, is coming to @disneyplus.
Disenchanted, a sequel to the hit film Enchanted, will stream exclusively on @disneyplus. Amy Adams returns for more fantastical fun as Giselle! 👑
For the first time in forever… it's time for an update from Walt @DisneyAnimation Studios! ✏️ 🖌
Get your first look at the characters of Raya and the Last Dragon. Meet the street-savvy entrepreneur Boun and formidable giant Tong…
…and a thieving toddler Noi with her band of Ongis…
In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, @DisneyAnimation and Pan-African entertainment company Kugali will team up to create an all-new, science fiction series coming to @disneyplus in 2022: Iwájú. Check out a first look at visual development art from the series.
Just keep announcing, announcing, announcing… Time for news from @Pixar! 🐟
The first five episodes of Inside Pixar, a documentary series that takes you on a never-before-seen tour of @Pixar Animation Studios, are now streaming on @disneyplus, with more episodes releasing in the coming months.
The first of three new @Pixar series coming to @disneyplus is Dug Days! In this Up spin-off, Dug discovers the dangers of suburbia like puppies, fireworks, and… SQUIRRELS!! 🐿 Dug Days will premiere on #DisneyPlus in Fall 2021.
Next, @Pixar is speeding ahead with a new series following Lightning McQueen and Mater on a road trip across the country. Featuring new characters, old friends, and imaginative destinations. Coming to @disneyplus in Fall 2022.
Third is @Pixar's first original long-form animated series, Win or Lose. The show follows a middle school softball team in the week leading up to their championship game, and each episode is told from the perspective of a different character. Coming to @disneyplus in Fall 2023.
Pixar's next feature film is Luca. It's a celebration of the friendship between a boy named Luca and his best friend Alberto during their unforgettable summer. You won't want to miss Luca, diving into theaters June 2021.
Director of the Academy Award-winning short Bao, Domee Shi, brings us Turning Red. Meet Mei: she experiences the awkwardness of being a teenager, with an added twist: when she gets too excited, she transforms into a giant red panda. Turning Red comes to theaters March 11, 2022
Here’s a first look of the young test pilot that became the Space Ranger we all know him to be today. Lightyear launches into theaters June 17, 2022.
It was inevitable… Updates from @MarvelStudios have arrived. 💪
Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness, debuts March 25, 2022. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Wong, Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor, & Xochitl Gomez as America Chavez. Directed by Sam Raimi, the film ties to WandaVision & the next Spider-Man film.
Black Widow chronicles Natasha Romanoff’s efforts to deal with her history as a spy long before she became an Avenger. Directed by Cate Shortland and starring Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, David Harbour, and Rachel Weisz. In theaters May 7, 2021.
Production has just wrapped for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Meet the fantastic cast bringing the film to life.
#ShangChi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is in theaters July 9th, 2021.
@brielarson returns as Carol Danvers in @MarvelStudios' Captain Marvel 2, directed by @NiaDaCosta. Joining the cast are recently announced Ms. Marvel, Iman Vellani, and Monica Rambeau played by WandaVision's Teyonah Parris.
Captain Marvel 2 flies into theaters Nov. 11, 2022 💫
Meet a new group of heroes in Eternals, an epic story spanning thousands of years. Directed by Chloé Zhao, starring @_richardmadden, @gemma_chan, @kumailn, @LaurenRidloff, Brian Tyree Henry, @salmahayek, Lia McHugh, Don Lee, @BarryKeoghan, Kit Harrington, and Angelina Jolie.
Additional cast include Vera Farmiga, Fra Free, and newcomer Alaqua Cox as Maya Lopez with episodes directed by Rhys Thomas and directing duo Bert and Bertie.
Hawkeye, an Original Series, is coming to @disneyplus. 🏹
She-Hulk arrives to the MCU! @tatianamaslany will portray Jennifer Walters/She-Hulk and Tim Roth returns as the Abomination and Hulk himself, @MarkRuffalo, will appear in the series. Directed Kat Coiro and Anu Valia, She-Hulk is coming to @disneyplus.
Moon Knight, an Original Series about a complex vigilante, is coming to @disneyplus. 🌙
Coming soon to @disneyplus, Dominique Thorne is genius inventor Riri Williams in Ironheart, an Original Series about the creator of the most advanced suit of armor since Iron Man.
@DonCheadle returns as James Rhodes aka War Machine in Armor Wars, an Original Series coming to @disneyplus. A classic Marvel story about Tony Stark’s worst fear coming true: what happens when his tech falls into the wrong hands?
The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special. @JamesGunn is back to write and direct.
The Original Special is coming to @disneyplus in 2022. 🎁 🎧
Everyone’s favorite little tree, Baby Groot, will star in a series of shorts on @disneyplus featuring several new and unusual characters.
Academy Award-winning actor Christian Bale will join the cast of Thor: Love and Thunder as the villain Gorr the God Butcher. In theaters May 6, 2022. ⚡
Coming from @MarvelStudios: Blade, a new feature film starring Mahershala Ali in the title role.
Peyton Reed is back to direct the third Ant-Man film, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. Paul Rudd, @EvangelineLilly, Michael Douglas, and Michelle Pfeiffer all return. @kathrynnewton joins the cast as Cassie Lang and Jonathan Majors as Kang the Conqueror.
Black Panther 2, opening July 8, 2022, is being written & directed by Ryan Coogler. Honoring Chadwick Boseman’s legacy & portrayal of T’Challa, @MarvelStudios will not recast the character, but will explore the world of Wakanda & the rich characters introduced in the first film.