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Disney+ will release live-action Mulan movie, but with an extra cost

Disney+ will release live-action Mulan movie, but with an extra cost

After several months of delays and changes in its plans, Disney has made the decision to premiere its live-action Mulan movie on its Disney+ streaming service, though it will still debut in theaters in some parts of the world. Anyone who subscribes to Disney+ will be able to stream the movie, but it'll be a bit more complicated -- and expensive -- than usual.

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Marvel’s Falcon and Winter Soldier Disney+ series delayed over pandemic

Marvel’s Falcon and Winter Soldier Disney+ series delayed over pandemic

Disney has delayed an upcoming Marvel television series for its Disney+ streaming service, revealing that The Falcon and Winter Soldier will not arrive on the platform in August as originally anticipated. The reason for the delay is an obvious one -- the series was hit with a production pause as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, straining the project's timeline.

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Star Wars The BAD BATCH revealed, fans reply with Lizzo

Star Wars The BAD BATCH revealed, fans reply with Lizzo

There's a new television show coming to Disney+ in the year 2021, and it's called THE BAD BATCH. This show will focus on a group of clone troopers that were originally revealed in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. This group of clones was originally featured in the "final season" of The Clone Wars before Disney+, nearly lost forever, then brought back to life as Disney+ became immensely popular and effectively green-lit all things Star Wars.

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Hamilton alone makes Disney+ worth it

Hamilton alone makes Disney+ worth it

Assuming you haven't been living under a rock for the past three weeks, then you likely know that Hamilton is now live on Disney+. Hamilton is one of those benchmark Broadway musicals, like Phantom of the Opera or Wicked, that changed the game and generated insane amounts of hype when it first premiered. And like those two shows, it's going to be a long, long time before we see Hamilton close on Broadway or stop touring.

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Watch Hamilton on Disney+ now: 5 key facts you’ll want to know

Watch Hamilton on Disney+ now: 5 key facts you’ll want to know

So you're watching the Disney+ (or Disney Plus, if you prefer) release of Hamilton right now. You've listened to the Broadway soundtrack a billion times at this point, and you might well have seen a bootleg version of the play - maybe you even saw the play live on stage. Now you're watching this Disney+ version and you're wondering if there are any interesting tidbits, any facts you can share with your family and/or friends with whom you're watching the play at home. We've collected a few that you can use, right here!

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Some Verizon customers now get Hulu and Disney+ for free

Some Verizon customers now get Hulu and Disney+ for free

Verizon is offering some of its customers free access to Hulu and Disney+, two of the three streaming services that Disney offers under its own Disney+ streaming bundle for $12.99/month. If someone signed up for Hulu and Disney+ as standalone services, they'd end up paying the same amount. Under this new Verizon promotion, however, the services are added to the subscriber's account at no extra cost.

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Disney+ no longer offers a free trial, but that’s not a big deal

Disney+ no longer offers a free trial, but that’s not a big deal

When Disney finally launched its Disney+ streaming service late last year, it offered multiple subscription options, including a bundle with Hulu and ESPN+, as well as a free one-week trial period. The free trial is common among streaming services -- Hulu, for example, also has a seven-day trial. Things have changed, however, and new Disney+ customers no longer have that option.

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Disney Plus gets Zenimation short series of relaxing videos

Disney Plus gets Zenimation short series of relaxing videos

Disney has released a new series on its Disney Plus streaming service, one that is filled with nothing but familiar scenes from the company's existing body of work. The only difference? The scenes, collectively called 'Zenimation,' replace the background music, dialogue, and other sounds, replacing them with realistic noises that you can use to relax or play as background noise.

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Hulu update changes focus to Movies and TV, UI, and pairing with Disney+, ESPN+

Hulu update changes focus to Movies and TV, UI, and pairing with Disney+, ESPN+

This week the folks at Hulu announced they'd be releasing an update for platforms from Roku to tvOS (Apple TV, that is). This update will be rolled out to all systems eventually over the next few months, but it'll start with some of the most-used systems. Navigating collections is the most important change, as it follows with rumors of Google's next-generation update to Android TV, with more focus on content, rather than the overarching services that serve said content.

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Percy Jackson author confirms Disney Plus series in the works

Percy Jackson author confirms Disney Plus series in the works

Disney plans to turn the children's book series Percy Jackson and the Olympians into a Disney Plus series, author Rick Riordan has confirmed on Twitter. The project will build upon the movie released in 2013; though the series was never a big theatrical hit, it may find more success as a streaming TV show. According to Riordan, the show's first season will be based on the book "The Lightning Thief."

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Hamilton is coming to Disney+ early: Here’s how to watch

Hamilton is coming to Disney+ early: Here’s how to watch

Hit musical Hamilton will come to Disney+ in July, Disney has confirmed today, adding another reason why it might be worth extending your subscription to the streaming service. It's the original Broadway production of the musical, filmed live onstage at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City.

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Disney Plus is getting a new show based on National Treasure movies

Disney Plus is getting a new show based on National Treasure movies

The National Treasure franchise starring Nicolas Cage will be turned into a Disney Plus movie, according to producer Jerry Bruckheimer. In addition to the series, Bruckheimer also said that there's work underway on a National Treasure 3 movie intended for theaters, indicating that fans can expect a big revival of the aging franchise.

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