No pricing has been announced by Disney
In this Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The Walt Disney Co. reports earnings, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew), photo: AP/Richard Drew
08 of August 2017 17:45:06
NEW YORK – Disney is launching streaming services for both its movies and live sports, shaking up how it interacts with viewers as it navigates a changing media landscape.The Magic Kingdom will launch a new streaming service in 2019 that will exclusively offer animated and live-action Disney and Pixar movies, starting with releases such as "Toy Story 4" and the sequel to "Frozen." Along the way, Disney will end an earlier deal with Netflix, which gave the popular service exclusive access to the company's films for streaming.Disney will also make original movies and shows for the service, which isn't named yet. It will offer a large library of older Disney and Pixar movies, as well as shows from TV channels Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD.The company says the service will be available in "multiple markets" outside the U.S. as well, taking advantage of Disney's global name recognition.