As the release of Disney+ quickly approaches, Daily Brief is recounting the streamer’s massive content library, spanning new and legacy titles from its flagship and subsidiary companies: Disney, Star Wars, Marvel and Pixar.
In addition to its D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calif., the streamer announced all of its content in a lengthy Twitter thread on Oct. 14. It revealed that Marvel content, in particular, will be limited during the streamer’s launch on Nov. 12.
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Disney is using its streaming service to expand on its beloved superheroes and villains; however, most are slated to premiere in 2020 and 2021. That includes The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2020), a live-action series with Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan reprising their Captain America roles, WandaVision (2021), a limited series expected to run between six and eight episodes, and Loki (2021),a series focusing on the titular, Asgardian trickster from Thor.
On the other hand, Disney is launching a new 20-episode docuseries, Marvel’s Hero Project, as part of its unscripted programming.
The series spotlights the young, “real-life heroes” who are making remarkable, positive changes within their community. In the end, each hero is inducted into the Marvel Universe through their very own comic book.
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Of the 23 movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, only seven will be available at launch: Avengers: Age of Ultron, Iron Man, Iron Man 3, Captain Marvel, Thor: The Dark World, Guardians of the Galaxy and Ant-Man. However, more are expected to launch at later dates, such as Avengers: Endgame on Dec. 11. The following are slated to launch in year one:
- Iron Man 2
- Captain America: The Winter Soldier
- Thor: Ragnarok
- Black Panther
- Avengers: Infinity War
- Ant-Man and the Wasp
Stay tuned the week of Nov. 4 - 8 to learn all that’s launching with Disney+ when it’s released on Nov. 12.
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