New Disney+ Details Revealed During Disney Investor Day 2019 Webcast

Earlier today Disney held their Investor Day 2019 webcast that featured details and information on their new direct-to-consumer (DTC) streaming service. Content delivery platforms Disney+, ESPN+, Hulu, and Hotstar each fall under Disney’s growing DTC umbrella. Company CEO Bob Iger took the stage to open the webcast with a general overview of how the presentation will proceed, followed by a portion of the presentation dedicated to each of the delivery platforms mentioned earlier.

Below are the details revealed during the presentation that pertain to Disney+. A screen shot of the Disney+ Global Roadmap as well as Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy on stage are also included. We’ll be sure to update this post with additional information as needed.

– The service will be available globally.
– It will be an ad-free subscription.
– All content will be available for download for offline consumption (for as long as a person is a subscriber).
The Mandalorian live-action series will be comprised of 8 episodes (an earlier report pegged the series at 10 episodes) and will available at launch (click here to check out the official logo).
The Clone Wars (#CloneWarsSaved) will be available within a year of the launch.
– The Original Trilogy, Prequel Trilogy, The Force Awakens, and Rogue One will all be available at launch.
The Last Jedi, Solo: A Star Wars Story, and Episode IX will be available within a year of the launch.
– Alan Tudyk will be reprising his role as droid K-2SO (confirming an earlier tease) in the upcoming Cassian Andor live-action spy series.
– Several more Star Wars live-action series are in production.

Justin LaSalata
Located in New York with his wife Dianna, Justin LaSalata is the US Editor of Jedi News responsible for reporting on all areas of Star Wars related news as well as coverage from NY Comic Con and Toy Fair NY.