Disney\'s Streaming Service Gets An Official Name, Release Date, And A Star Wars: Rogue One Prequel TV Show

Disney's much-hyped streaming rival to Netflix has finally been given a name, as well as a launch date.

Disney+ will be the platform's official title, the company has announced. It's set to launch in late 2019.

The company has released a placeholder website for the service too, which advertises some of the House of Mouse's biggest brands, including Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars.

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Of course, people are most hyped about what content the service will have to offer, including films from the brand new Star Wars and Marvel series.

One of the biggest titles will undoubtedly be The Mandalorian, the first live-action Star Wars TV series ever, which is costing $100 million to make.

There will also be a revived version of animated series The Clone Wars, five years after it finished on Cartoon Network.

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On the Marvel front, there are a number of series in development, including a Loki show with Tom Hiddleston confirmed to be reprising his movie role, as well as rumours of a Scarlet Witch series with Elisabeth Olsen expected to appear.

There is also a Falcon/Winter Soldier team-up series in the pipeline too, with new MCU movies such as Captain Marvel making their debuts on the platform after cinematic release.

As for the pricing of Disney+, nothing has been officially confirmed, though Disney CEO Bob Iger has hinted that it will likely be cheaper than Netflix.

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