Hate Me Now: Disney+ @ #D23

This weekend Disney holds it’s annual D23 Expo in the beautiful city of Anaheim. Like many other entertainment conglomerates, the convention acknowledges upcoming projects across the spectrum of Walt’s ever expanding universe. From amusement parks to films, and now the budding tree that is Disney+, the House of Mouse’s new streaming service.

Launching November 12 for $6.99/mo, Disney+ will host all things TV, film and beyond for their properties. This includes programming from National Geographic, Disney & Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and Fox. The possibilities are endless.

Disney’s biggest appeal is having something that appeals to everyone. If you’re a fan of the animated films, their vault will be open from Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs to Toy Story 4. Were you a 2000s-preteen, look forward to Disney Channel original series – including hits like Lizzie McGuire. Fox fans will find solace in all 30 seasons of The Simpsons being available from launch. And if you’re anything like us here at Streamable Life – you’ll found solace in the latest and greatest in Marvel & Star Wars releases.

Comic-Con revealed the slate of Marvel TV series set for the service. D23 revealed a bit more for the interconnected-MCU shows. In addition to the original five previously announced, we’re promised the coming series highlighting MoonKnight, Ms. Marvel and She-Hulk. The original slate announced details below:

  • Falcon and Winter Soldier will see the return of Emily VanCamp’s Sharon Carter; and, Wyatt Russell joins as John Walker aka U.S. Agent.
  • WandaVision will view Scarlet Witch and Vision in a 50s-sitcom/hero hybrid. The cast includes Randall Park, Kat Dennings and other MCU films’ castmates.
  • Loki as many expected will explore time with the Tesseract from the alternate Endgame timeline.
  • Hawkeye promises to show a different side of Clint and how his fall from grace.
  • What If will explore alternate narratives as Hayley Atwell’s Peggy Carter is endowed with the super soldier serum. We will see a massive return of film actors contributing to this animated series.

Attendees also saw footage of the Black Widow prequel, the first film slated for Phase 4 next year.

On the Star Wars side of things, plenty was announced. We will have the return of the acclaimed The Clone Wars animated series in February. And in surprise news, Ewan McGregor is reprising his role for an Obi-Wan Kenobi series, fitting in the current timeline. However the highlight was the trailer for original series The Mandalorian which added Disney Legend Ming-Na Wen to the cast. Peep the trailer below.

That’s just some of what’s to come. Stay tuned to the interwebs for more – and make sure to subscribe November 12 wherever Disney+ will be available.

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