Disney+ to launch in November, priced at $6.99 monthly

Disney + unveils unscripted slate as it preps SVOD pitch to investors

Additionally, users will be able to download Disney+ content directly to their devices. A variety of Disney theatrical films, including "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Mary Poppins", will added for launch day, with more coming within the first year.

As it stands, some of Hulu's original series are already on Canadian streaming services, such as the filmed-in-Toronto The Handmaid's Tale, which is available on Bell's Crave platform.

Disney revealed details about the service at an investor event on Thursday (Friday NZ time) in Burbank, California.

Disney raises the curtain on a hotly anticipated video steaming service that's aiming to topple industry pioneer Netflix, once a valuable ally. The service will be ad-free, supported exclusively by subscription fees, and will be available on gaming consoles, smart TV's, and connected streaming devices. The service is promising the first year to provide more than 500 movie titles and 7,500 episodes of programming.

The series will debut Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2, a documentary that goes captures the behind-the-scenes process of making the animated film. The service will feature content from all of Disney's major properties, including Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, Fox, and more. All 30 seasons of the long-running animated show will be available to stream, as soon as the service launches.

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Star Wars fans will be excited to know that all of the Star Wars movie will roll out on Disney+ within the first year of launch.

For more on Disney+, be sure to check out the links below and stay tuned through Stars Wars Celebration for more news on The Mandalorian and more.

Disney will also be launching a bunch of limited-series TV shows based on the Marvel Cinematic Universe: There's WandaVision, starring Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany; The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, starring Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan; and a Loki show with Tom Hiddleston.

A new series called "The World According to Jeff Goldblum" will also premiere at launch, promising a unique look at the world around us through the curious mind of actor Jeff Goldblum.

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