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Watch out Netflix, Marvel, monsters and 'Mandalorian' coming to Disney+ app

The ad-free Disney streaming service will include movies and TV series from Disney and will feature programming from the Marvel superhero universe, Star Wars galaxy, Toy Story

Reuters  |  LOS ANGELES 

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unveiled new details on Thursday about Disney+, a family-friendly subscription that is set to debut later this year and compete with Netflix Inc.

The ad-free service will include movies and TV series from Disney and will feature programming from the Marvel superhero universe, the "Star Wars" galaxy, "Toy Story" creator Pixar and the

It will cost $7 a month or $70 per year.

When the service debuts on Nov. 12, some of the programming available from Disney's libraries will include:

- Classic Disney animated movies such as "101 Dalmations" and "Bambi"

- The entire Pixar catalog including "A Bug's Life" and "Cars"

- "Marvel" and three other Marvel films

- The first and second "Star Wars" trilogies

- Live-action movies such as the "Pirates of the Caribbean" series, "Mary Poppins" and ""

- More than 5,000 episodes of shows such as "Hannah Montana"

Disney also will create original programming exclusively for the service. According to the company, that will include:

STAR WARS

A new season of animated series "Star Wars: The Clone Wars"

A live-action "Star Wars" series called "The Mandalorian," developed by Jon Favreau

A TV series starring that is a prequel to the movie "Rogue One: A Story"

MARVEL

A series focused on the villain Loki, played by Tom Hiddleston

A series starring as Scarlet Witch

ANIMATION

"Monsters at Work," a series inspired by Pixar hit "Monsters Inc." and will return as the voices of Mike and Sulley.

MOVIES

Remakes of Disney classics such as "Lady and the Tramp" and "Sword in the Stone"

"Noelle," a fantasy adventure starring and Bill Hader

"Togo," starring in a story about a famous sled-dog

TELEVISION

A new "High School Musical" series

"Diary of a Female President," a comedy series about a 12-year-old Cuban-American girl on a journey to become of the United States

NON-FICTION

"Marvel's 616," a documentary series exploring the intersection between Marvel stories and characters and the real world

"Be Our Chef," a in which families compete and the winner's dish will be served at Walt Disney World

"Rogue Trip," a to places an average tourist is least likely to visit

 

 

 

 

(Reporting by Lisa Richwine; Editing by and Leslie Adler)

First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 10:04 IST