Published: Sun, November 10, 2019
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Disney+ to hit United Kingdom, other European nations on March 31

Disney+ to hit United Kingdom, other European nations on March 31

The service's film library was always hamstrung by Disney's ongoing deal with Sky Movies that meant the studio's biggest releases weren't available until months, sometimes years, after their theatrical release.

The US entertainment giant had previously announced that it would launch in the US, Canada and the Netherlands on 12 November, and extend to Australia and New Zealand on 19 November.

Disney will launched its streaming service which will feature movie franchises such as Star War, Marvel and Pixar on March 31.

Bloomberg reported: "If you want to understand everything in future Marvel movies, he says, you'll probably need a Disney+ subscription, because events from the new shows will factor into forthcoming films such as Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness".

Just 18 months since launching the service, the United States media giant's chief executive Bob Iger has told investors that the company has "numerous interesting opportunities" to expand its ESPN+ portfolio as it eyes further growth. The D2C unit has seen growing revenues, now at $3.4 billion, up from $800 million.

On prime of the Disney Europe launch dates, Disney CEO Bob Iger has recently revealed that the enterprise has struck a take care of Amazon to stream Disney on the FireStick, which can presumably be the principal distribution methodology in some nations all over the world.

Disney is moving all FX content to Hulu in March.

When Disney made their initial announcement about their upcoming video streaming service Disney+, the list of supported devices they released was missing one important name - Amazon's Fire TV. Netflix's Ultraman was an animated reboot of a classic Japanese show.

"Netflix will have to sustain investment into high-budget, Hollywood-like works and multinational content in order to set itself apart as other players join the market", said Masahiro Hasegawa, an analyst at HumanMedia. Tech and media companies such as Apple, Amazon, NBC and WarnerMedia from AT&T are now cutting into Netflix's once hefty market by resorting to cheaper priced services. It will launch in the US on November 12th.

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