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May the 4th Star Wars Disney+ new releases: Clone Wars, Mandalorian

May the 4th Star Wars Disney+ new releases: Clone Wars, Mandalorian

Today we're taking a peek at what Disney+ has in store for Star Wars day, aka May the 4th (be with you). While this wouldn've been a fantastic point at which to premiere new episodes of The Mandalorian, that's not exactly what the team at Disney has in mind. Instead, alongside the final episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, they've got a documentary series about The Mandalorian that's basically as long as The Mandalorian itself!

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Disney+ 50-million milestone could give Netflix reason to worry

Disney+ 50-million milestone could give Netflix reason to worry

Almost everybody knew that Disney launching its own streaming service would be big. They just disagree whether with will be a big success or a big flop. There are, of course, still some who doubt about the longevity of Disney+, predicting that the hype and the numbers would soon dwindle. At least for now, that isn't yet the case as Disney celebrates reaching another milestone that could push Netflix to take more drastic measures.

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Movies Anywhere Screen Pass beta expands, but you still need an invite

Movies Anywhere Screen Pass beta expands, but you still need an invite

In mid-March, movie locker service Movies Anywhere announced a new closed beta feature called Screen Pass that enables users to share eligible movies with their friends and family. This feature is available on a large number of titles, including ones purchased from services like iTunes, Prime Video, and Vudu. In an announcement on Tuesday, Movies Anywhere revealed that it is expanding Screen Pass into a new open beta.

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Disney plans to release a Frozen digital video series made at home

Disney plans to release a Frozen digital video series made at home

Hit animated Disney movie Frozen is returning in the form of a digital video series that was created at home. Disney Animation teased the new series in a tweet on Monday, explaining that it was created by Olaf animator Hyrum Osmond with help from others while quarantined at home. As expected, the voice audio for the new short series was also recorded from home.

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Artemis Fowl movie plans changed: Disney+ tapped for premiere

Artemis Fowl movie plans changed: Disney+ tapped for premiere

If you were planning to catch the upcoming feature film Artemis Fowl in theaters, think again. In light of widespread theater closures, Disney has made the decision to bring the movie directly to the small screen on its Disney+ streaming service. This is a deviation from some of Disney's recent plan changes, which have included postponing the theatrical release of movies until a later time.

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Alternate Star Wars IX script animated in video

Alternate Star Wars IX script animated in video

Colin Trevorrow wrote a script for Star Wars 9, aka Star Wars IX, that never happened. This movie script was abandoned and a new script was written, that script became Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. The abandoned, rumored, mythical script was meant to be used by Trevorrow to direct a film that would have been called Star Wars Duel of the Fates. This was lovingly interpreted, translated, and compacted into a 10-minute animated clip for your consumption.

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Disney says The Simpsons in original format will arrive next month

Disney says The Simpsons in original format will arrive next month

Late last year following the launch of its Disney+ streaming service, Disney promised that it would make The Simpsons available in its original 4:3 aspect ratio (for the first 20 or so seasons) at the request of fans. This is more than just an aesthetic issue -- the cropping has ruined a number of jokes from the earlier seasons by removing important visual context necessary to complete the humor.

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Disney+ throttles quality in Europe as streaming numbers increase

Disney+ throttles quality in Europe as streaming numbers increase

Following Netflix and Amazon before it, Disney has made the decision to throttle the streaming quality on its Disney Plus platform in Europe. The decision was made in light of the large number of people who are currently quarantined in the EU, leading to the increased usage of local Internet services for everything from gaming to video streaming, work, and school.

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Rosario Dawson cast as Ahsoka Tano for Mandalorian S2 live action Star Wars

Rosario Dawson cast as Ahsoka Tano for Mandalorian S2 live action Star Wars

One of the most beloved characters in the Star Wars universe was, until now, relegated to the animated universe. That is Asoka Tano, the once-apprentice of Anakin Skywalker, who began her journey in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. She's been confirmed to appear in Season 2 of the live action Disney+ streaming series The Mandalorian. What's more: She's been confirmed to be played by Rosario Dawson.

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Movies Anywhere beta Screen Pass feature lets users share content

Movies Anywhere beta Screen Pass feature lets users share content

Movies Anywhere, the service that allows consumers to watch the movies they've purchased on a variety of different services, is adding a new Screen Pass feature for sharing content. With this, consumers will be able to share their movies with friends, enabling them to enjoy more content during their long days stuck at home. There will be some limitations to the sharing option, however, including which titles can be passed on.

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“Black Widow” delayed over coronavirus pandemic

“Black Widow” delayed over coronavirus pandemic

The theater release of upcoming Marvel movie "Black Widow" has been delayed, with Disney confirming that it's schedule for the hotly-anticipated film has been changed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Disney had intended for "Black Widow" to be released on May 1, 2020, the latest installment of the popular Marvel superhero franchise.

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Frozen 2 is now on Disney+ to help while away your #StayAtHome time

Frozen 2 is now on Disney+ to help while away your #StayAtHome time

To stem the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, people all over the world are being advised to stay home, some for even a month or more. Even for those who already work from home on a regular basis, the prospect of a domestic lockdown can be a bit unnerving, especially when one has to mind how the rest of the household will stay entertained. Unsurprisingly, that has caused a sudden surge in the use of streaming service and Disney is doing its part by releasing some big shows early, like Frozen 2 on Disney+.

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