Star Wars and Marvel heading to Disney's new video service
It's official, Star Wars and Marvel titles are heading to Disney's upcoming streaming service.
Disney and Netflix have been working together as partners for some time.
Titles like Rogue One, A Star Wars Story, and Captain America Civil War stream right now on Netflix exclusively.
In early August, Disney announced it would create its own streaming video services.
Reports said that Netflix was in active negotiations To retain certain titles.
Disney CEO Bob Iger mentioned the company was also looking into offering separate streaming services, one for Marvel and another for Star Wars properties.
Well, everything should be clear now.
Speaking at a conference, Disney CEO said its upcoming streaming service will include Star Wars, Marvel, and of course Disney titles.
He also said the service will have exclusive movies and up to five original Disney series.
Eiger did not mention pricing or a launch date, but you can bet people will be ready to pay up when it launches.
Disney is also planning to offer an ESPN video service, which could launch next year.
Disney titles should be departing Netflix in 2019.
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