New Additions Announced To Disney+

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Disney Plus will roll out in the United States on November 12 at a price of $6.99 per month, well below the $13 monthly fee charged by Netflix, which holds a dominant position in the streaming sector.

First up, you can see the logo for The Mandalorian on both the main page for Disney+ and the dedicated Star Wars page.

One of the most exciting announcements made today is that within the first year, Disney+ will release more than 25 original series and 10 original movies, specials, and documentaries.

Marvel Studios' Kevin Feige also announced the What If? animated series.

Not every hero can headline their own Marvel movie. Each episode will explore a pivotal moment from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and turn it on its head, leading the audience into uncharted territory. That includes "Captain Marvel", which came out earlier this year; "Avengers: Endgame", which debuts in late April; and the upcoming "Toy Story 4", live-action movies "The Lion King" and "Aladdin;" and "Star Wars Episode IX". Disney+ hasn't yet announced a release date for any of the series.

The company had started developing potential shows for the service long back and many of them hails from Star Wars, Pixar, and Marvel.

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"We're extremely excited about our growing portfolio of direct-to-consumer offerings", said Kevin Mayer, Disney's chairman of direct-to-consumer and worldwide content. Disney also picked up FX Networks and doubled its ownership in Hulu to a controlling 60% stake through the deal. Users will have the ability to create custom provides where they'll receive personalized recommendations based on past experiences and preferences.

Other original content will include the National Geographic docuseries The World According to Jeff Goldbum; Monsters at Work, an animated spinoff of Monsters, Inc.; Be Our Chef, a Disney-themed cooking competition program; and Lady and the Tramp, a retelling of the 1955 animated classic.

The Disney+ service will be available on a wide range of mobile and connected devices, including gaming consoles, streaming media players and smart TVs, and will adjust to the best possible high-definition viewing experience based on a subscriber's available bandwidth, with support for up to 4K HDR video playback.

You'll also be able to download content that you can access offline when you're not connected to data or wifi.

Disney stressed plans to use its coveted content, and original creations to come, to differentiate itself in the increasingly competitive streaming television market. You can see that slide below.

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