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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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Netflix may acquire unreleased Disney thriller destined for streaming

Netflix may acquire unreleased Disney thriller destined for streaming

Netflix is on the verge of acquiring a new movie from Disney's 20th Century Studios, a report claims, a transaction that would see the thriller debut on Netflix's own platform. Called The Woman in the Window, the movie directed by Joe Wright stars Amy Adams -- and it is, sadly, the last book adaptation from the Fox 2000 division Disney shut down after acquiring Fox.

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Movies Anywhere’s co-viewing Watch Together feature arrives for everyone

Movies Anywhere’s co-viewing Watch Together feature arrives for everyone

Cloud-based digital locker Movies Anywhere has launched its new co-viewing experience for all users amid months of beta testing its Screen Pass feature. With this new feature, which is called Watch Together, Movies Anywhere users are able to watch a digital streaming show with their friends and family even if they're located in a different part of the country.

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Disney delays next Star Wars trilogy, tweaks Mulan and Avatar dates

Disney delays next Star Wars trilogy, tweaks Mulan and Avatar dates

Disney has delayed the next trilogy in the Star Wars universe, news that isn't terribly surprising given the state of the world at the moment. As well, the company is bumping the release date for the new anticipated Avatar and it has decided to delay its live-action Mulan indefinitely. These aren't the first major movies to see such substantial disruption -- another anticipated blockbuster was recently delayed indefinitely over the pandemic.

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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’s live-action Mulan movie delayed yet again

Disney’s live-action Mulan movie delayed yet again

Disney has bumped the theatrical release date for its live-action Mulan movie yet again, underscoring the uncertainty we still face in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. The movie was originally scheduled to hit theaters earlier this year, but was delayed as theaters shut down around the world as part of social distancing efforts and lockdowns.

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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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Kingdom Hearts spin-off game will put rhythm skills to the test

Kingdom Hearts spin-off game will put rhythm skills to the test

If you've still got a hankering for Kingdom Hearts even after Kingdom Hearts 3, then we've got some good news for you: the franchise is returning this year with a new game. Before you get too excited, you should know that this isn't a new action RPG game like we'd expect from the series. Instead, it's a rhythm game, which is quite the departure for the franchise.

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