Disney has announced that they are planning a bunch of new TV shows based on their most popular franchises. All are destined for their planned streaming service and include a new live-action Star Wars series, a Monsters Inc. TV series, based on the classic Pixar movies, and a High School Musical TV series.
The news was announced by Walt Disney Company chairman and CEO Bob Iger during a quarterly earnings call with investors on Thursday. All are set for the streaming service, which is due to debut online in 2019. According to reports, around 7000 episodes of Disney television and 500 movies will be available on the new service, the exclusive home in the U.S. for subscription-video-on-demand viewing of the newest live action and animated movies from Disney and Pixar. We’re not sure how this will affect viewers in other territories presently.
The news comes in addition to reports that Rian Johnson will develop a brand new trilogy of Star Wars movies for the studio over the coming year.
More as we get it.