Disney+ Streaming Service Announces Launch Date and Lineup of Marvel and Star Wars Series

Disney’s annual “Investor Day” was an especially anticipated affair this year, as the company finally revealed details about its forthcoming Disney+ streaming service. Clearly drawing inspiration from Netflix, with an algorithm determining which of its many offerings to serve up to users next, multiple user profiles, and a monthly or yearly subscription plan, the service will launch November 12—premiering a half-dozen Marvel, Star Wars, and documentary series on the same day. Also available on launch day will be Disney’s “Signature Collection” of classic films and all the Pixar shorts, with the Pixar movies to follow within the first year. The Investor Day announcement also included information about two dozen other series premiering between now and 2021, so click through for the entire list.

 

Series

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (November 12, 2019)

A docufiction series about “a group of students at East High who stage a performance ofHigh School Musical for their winter theater production, only to realize that as much drama happens offstage as onstage.”

The Mandalorian (November 12, 2019)

Starring Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, Giancarlo Esposito, and more.

Diary of a Female President (2020)

According to Deadline, the comedy series “is told from the narration of a Cuban-American 12-year-old girl’s diary, as she navigates the ups and downs of middle school and her journey to becoming the future president of the United States.”

The Falcon & The Winter Soldier (2020)

Starring Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan and delving further into the adventures of these two superheroes.

Marvel’s What If? (2020)

An animated series inspired by the Marvel Comics line envisioning alternate-universe stories—the first one being, what if Peggy Carter (unclear if Hayley Atwell will reprise her role) receives the super soldier serum instead of Steve Rogers.

Monsters at Work (2020)

Set six months after Monsters, Inc., featuring both returning characters and new ones including an eager mechanic named Tylor Tuskmon (Ben Feldman) who dreams of working alongside Mike and Sully.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2020)

Season 7 of the beloved animated in-between-prequels series.

Loki (2021)

Starring Tom Hiddleston as our favorite trickster god.

Untitled Rogue One prequel series (2021)

Starring Diego Luna as Cassian Andor and Alan Tudyk as K-2SO, doing Rebel spy stuff.

WandaVision (2021)

Delving into Wanda and Vision’s relationship, with Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany reprising their roles.

Book of Enchantment (TBA)

Fantasy series inspired by Serena Valentino’s book series telling the other side of various classic Disney villains’ (Maleficent, Ursula, et al) stories.

Four Dads (TBA)

A divorced gay couple, who both remarry, must learn how to coparent their teenage daughters.

Muppets Live Another Day (TBA)

A new Muppets series that is reportedly set after 1984’s The Muppets Take Manhattan.

Secret Society of Second Born Royals (TBA)

A “science fantasy” about a princess who discovers that her summer camp is actually a training school for second-born children to royal families, who learn to control their superpowers.

Untitled Hawkeye limited series (TBA)

Rumored to star Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner) and Kate Bishop.

Untitled Love, Simon series (TBA)

While the 2018 movie was well-received, according to The Hollywood Reporter this is a straight-to-series adaptation of Becky Albertalli’s Leah on the Offbeat, the sequel to her novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda.

Untitled Mighty Ducks series (TBA)

Based on the beloved 1990s movie franchise.

Untitled The Sandlot series (TBA)

Based on the 1993 film.

 

Original Films

Lady and the Tramp (November 12, 2019)

Live-action version of the animated film starring Tessa Thompson and Justin Theroux.

Candace Against the Universe (TBA)

Phineas and Ferb movie.

Noelle (TBA)

Starring Anna Kendrick as Santa Claus’ daughter.

 

Shorts

Forky Asks a Question (November 12, 2019)

Starring the new character from Toy Story 4, in theaters June 21, 2019.

SparkShorts (November 12, 2019)

Shorts like the aww-worthy “Kitbull.”

Lamp Life (TBA)

Toy Story short about where Bo Peep was between movies.

 

Docuseries/Unscripted

Encore! (November 12, 2019)

Kristen Bell’s reality TV series reuniting the casts of high-school musicals to re-stage their shows.

Marvel’s Hero Project (November 12, 2019)

Marvel’s Hero Project shares the inspiring stories of young kids who dedicate their lives to being true Super Heroes and making positive change in their communities,” according to Oh My Disney.

The World According to Jeff Goldblum (November 12, 2019)

According to Slashfilm, this National Geographic series “will show the world through Jeff Goldblum’s mind. Goldblum will pull back the curtain on a familiar object, like speakers or ice cream, to give the full behind-the-scenes story, including history, and more.”

Be Our Chef (2020)

“Shot at the Walt Disney World Resort, Be Our Chef invites families from diverse backgrounds to compete in a friendly competition to create the next great Disney Parks dish,” according to Oh My Disney.

Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2 (2020)

A behind-the-scenes look at the sequel to Frozen, coming to theaters November 22, 2019.

Magic of Animal Kingdom (2020)

“A documentary series following the animals and caretakers at Disney’s Animal Kingdom park. The series will give an all-access pass to this extraordinary world,” according to Slashfilm.

Marvel’s 616 (2020)

According to Oh My Disney, this anthology series “explores the historical, cultural, and societal context that has become congruous with Marvel’s legacy stories.”

Re(Connect) (2020)

According to Oh My Disney, the series follows “families being torn apart by things like too much technology or workaholic parents embark on a unique journey to confront their problems and bring their families back together.”

Rogue Trip (2020)

This travel show follows Bob Woodruff and his son Mack as they explore “the overlooked corners of the world.”

Shop Class (2020)

A competition show emulating, you guessed it, high school shop class, but with big-budget contraptions.

Earthkeepers (2021)

According to Oh My Disney, this documentary series “will follow conservationists and the animals they spend their lives studying.”

Ink & Paint (2021)

According to Slashfilm: “An eight-episode documentary series based on the 2017 book telling the untold story of the often-overlooked female employees who contributed to the magic of Walt Disney’s animation empire.”

The Imagineering Story (TBA)

Variety describes this documentary, from director and producer Leslie Iwerks, as “chronicling  Walt Disney Imagineering’s 65-plus year history.”

Cinema Relics: Iconic Art of the Movies (TBA)

Focusing on the costumes and props from iconic films like Mary Poppins, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Muppets Movie, and Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

Untitled ABC Studios docuseries (TBA)

No information yet.

 

All this, Simba, could be yours come November 12, for either $6.99 a month or $69.99 for a yearly subscription. Which Disney+ offering are you most excited about?

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