Disney+ has surpassed 50 million paid subscribers, a major milestone since its launch back on November 12, the Walt Disney Company has shared.
Kevin Mayer, the Chairman of Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International, releases a statement sharing his excitement for reaching the milestone:
“We’re truly humbled that Disney+ is resonating with millions around the globe, and believe this bodes well for our continued expansion throughout Western Europe and into Japan and all of Latin America later this year, great storytelling inspires and uplifts, and we are in the fortunate position of being able to deliver a vast array of great entertainment rooted in joy and optimism on Disney+.”
Disney+ features content that spends over 80 years of rich Disney content including films, series, shorts, and documentaries, from its major studios including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, National Geographic, and 20th Century Studios. The streamer has also released exclusive content including The Mandalorian, The Imagineering Story, Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made, Togo, Stargirl, Diary of a Future President, amongst others. The streamer has tons of new content in the works, you can stay up to date by going through the Disney+ tab on here.
Just yesterday, in an interview with Disney Chairman Bob Iger, he shared that Disney+ would be releasing more smaller scales films to Disney+, such as Artemis Fowl. In terms of movies going ahead after Artemis, there may be a few more that we end up putting directly onto Disney+, but for the most part a lot of the big tentpole Disney films, we’ll simply wait for slots. In some cases we’ve announced new ones already, but later on in the calendar. At this point, it is unknown what films Iger is referring to.
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