Disney announce when their new streaming service will launch in NZ

goss 20/08/2019

Disney is preparing to take on internet streaming platforms like Netflix with their own streaming service Disney+.

The entertainment company has revealed their service will launch in New Zealand on November the 19th for $9.99 a month or $99.99 for a year.

Disney is already creating original content for their platform including shows based on their Star Wars and Marvel franchises. Earlier this month they announced a reboot of 'Home Alone' would debut on Disney+.

Most of Disney's animated films like Frozen, Moana and The Lion King will also be available to stream from day one - with more films being added down the track.

Some recent release movies that will be available on Disney+

  • Captain Marvel
  • Dumbo
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • Aladdin
  • Toy Story 4
  • The Lion King
  • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
  • Frozen 2
  • Star Wars: Episode IX

The company says they plan to have more than 7500 TV episodes and 500 movies available to stream by the end of their first year in operation.

Source: Deadline