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You May Be Looking
at a 38% Rate Hike
Aug 11, 2022 1:30 AM CDT
Disney+ Subscribers, You May Be Looking at a 38% Rate Hike
If you want to continue watching without ads
- Walt Disney Co. said Wednesday it is raising prices for streaming subscribers in the US who want to watch Disney+ without ads, as more viewers switch to what CEO Bob Chapek described as the “best value in streaming.” The price increases are tied to a new tiered service...
Star of New
Jun 1, 2022 8:52 AM CDT
Franchise Defends Black Star of New Disney+ Show
Ewan McGregor, others support Moses Ingram of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' series after racist remarks
- The excitement over
, the latest
series on Disney+, has permeated the internet , but along with the positive buzz, a more disturbing development has emerged. Moses Ingram, the
actress who plays the Inquisitor Reva in the new Disney program that premiered Friday, revealed on...
Did a Number
in case you missed it
Dec 4, 2021 7:00 AM CST
China, or Disney, Did a Number on Homer
'Simpsons' is now streaming in Hong Kong, but one episode is missing
- When Disney+ debuted in Hong Kong earlier this month, viewers were able to stream 32 seasons of the
all 32 seasons. As it turns out, one particular episode is missing, and it just happens to ridicule China. Coverage:
The missing episode, which originally aired in
Report: Emilio Estevez,
Part Ways Over Vax
Nov 6, 2021 7:00 AM CDT
Report: Emilio Estevez,
Part Ways Over Vax
Actor reportedly won't be back for Disney+ show after not complying with vaccine mandate
- If you're eagerly awaiting the next season of
The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers
, recently renewed for a second installation on Disney+, be aware there's apparently one big casting cut. Yahoo Entertainment reports that Emilio Estevez won't be reprising his role as coach Gordon Bombay, which he also...
And Just Like
Oct 1, 2021 1:01 AM CDT
And Just Like That, Scarlett Johansson's Disney Battle Ends
The two sides settle her lawsuit
Scarlett Johansson and Disney have settled a lawsuit brought by the actress over the streaming release of
. While details were not made public, both sides released statements Thursday saying they looked forward to working together in the future. The AP notes it was a "swift end,...
Scarlett Johansson Sues
Disney Over Streaming
Jul 29, 2021 2:25 PM CDT
Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney Over Streaming
She says releasing 'Black Widow' to Disney Plus robbed her of box office profits
- It's not the first time a big-name actor has sued a studio, but this one appears to be a first-of-its kind case involving the modern phenomenon of streaming. Scarlett Johansson is suing the Walt Disney Co. because the company released
for streaming on Disney Plus at the...
Disney Has Bad News
for Cinema Chains
Mar 23, 2021 5:42 PM CDT
Disney Has Bad News for Cinema Chains
Black Widow , Cruella will be released on Disney Plus and in theaters at the same time
- More bad news for America's struggling movie theaters: Disney has overhauled its slate of upcoming movies and delayed potential blockbuster
once again. Both
will now be released on Disney Plus Premier Access for $30 at the same time they appear in cinemas,
Disney Adds Disclaimer
Feb 22, 2021 1:50 PM CST
Disney Adds Disclaimer to
Warns viewers of stereotypes, negative depictions of cultures in certain episodes
- Disney Plus began streaming the
on Friday, and modern viewers will see something original viewers didn't decades ago—a disclaimer warning viewers about insensitive cultural content. "This program includes negative depictions and/or mistreatment of people or cultures," reads the disclaimer, which the network has used...
After 32 Years,
Oct 21, 2020 1:00 PM CDT
After 32 Years,
Disney confirms star will return for TV series
- More than 30 years after the original movie, the fantasy world of
is returning. Warwick Davis, who played the title character in the 1988 Lucasfilm movie, will return for the Disney Plus series, Mashable reports. Director Ron Howard is also returning as executive producer, while Jon Chu of
Some Disney Movies Just
Got 12 Seconds Longer
Oct 19, 2020 3:02 PM CDT
Some Disney Movies Just Got 12 Seconds Longer
A warning was added to them on Disney Plus
just got 12 seconds longer. That is, if you watch them on Disney Plus. The
New York Times
reports Disney's streaming service has placed a 12-second unskippable warning ahead of the start of a number of films. It reads in part, "This program includes...
Sep 8, 2020 8:14 AM CDT
Criticism Mounts of Disney's
Credits thank China for allowing it to be filmed in areas where human rights abuses are alleged
- Disney's new
, a live-action remake of the animated original, is now streaming on Disney Plus, but the film is once again courting controversy. Much of it sprang up over the weekend when critics on social media noted that the film's credits thank the Chinese government for allowing...
Heads to Disney+
...for an Outrageous Price
Aug 5, 2020 12:03 AM CDT
Heads to Disney+ ...for an Outrageous Price
It'll cost subscribers an extra $29.99
- Disney's live-action remake of
was originally scheduled for release in March, but kept getting pushed further and further back amid the coronavirus pandemic. Now, Disney has announced it will release the film September 4 on its Disney+ streaming service—but there's a catch. It won't be...
Beyonce Delivers a
Loving Ode to Blackness
Jul 31, 2020 11:49 AM CDT
Beyonce Delivers a Loving Ode to Blackness
'Black Is King' is out on Disney+
- Beyonce's single, "Black Parade," which dropped on Juneteenth, was just a peek at what was to come—a "celebratory memoir for the world on the Black experience," according to Disney+. With
Black Is King
, her new visual album released exclusively on the platform, comes "...
5 of the Worst Slams
Jun 12, 2020 8:15 AM CDT
5 of the Worst Slams Against
'Nothing to see here'
might've kicked off a franchise had the film adaptation of the first two books of Eoin Colfer's children's fantasy series been at all well-received. Instead, the big-budget movie about a 12-year-old son of a criminal mastermind with a lot of secrets has a...
More Than a Year Early
May 12, 2020 11:52 AM CDT
to Stream More Than a Year Early
Musical to be released July 3 on Disney+
- You can spend the Fourth of July watching
from the comfort of your own home. A filmed version of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, originally slated for release in October 2021, will now be shared on Disney+ on July 3, Miranda and Disney Executive Chairman Robert Iger announced...
Disney Annoys Fans
With #MayThe4th Tweet
Apr 28, 2020 7:05 PM CDT
Disney Annoys Fans With #MayThe4th Tweet
Company claimed people using the hashtag were agreeing to its terms
- Disney has owned the
franchise since 2012, and fans are now accusing it of trying to take ownership of Star Wars Day as well. The company faced a backlash after a Monday tweet in which it asked fans to share their favorite Star Wars memory using the #MayThe4th...
? Stream These
Less Obvious Kids Movies
Apr 18, 2020 1:30 PM CDT
? Stream These Less Obvious Kids Movies
'Fly Away Home' starring Anna Paquin and Jeff Daniels is among them
- Weeks of quarantine with kids have a way of burning through a movie collection. Even with the libraries of streaming services like Netflix, Amazon, Disney Plus, and others, there are plenty of households that have already had their fill of
and overdosed on
. In the best of times,...
A 'Child' Is Born, and
Immediately Ascends Amazon
Dec 20, 2019 11:05 AM CST
A 'Child' Is Born, and Immediately Ascends Amazon
Baby Yoda from 'The Mandalorian' tops plush toy list, but it won't be available for a few more months
- The hot item of the holiday season is none other Baby Yoda , the character also known as "The Child" in Disney Plus'
—but no one's going to be unwrapping him (and it is a him ) for several more months.
reports an 11-inch Mattel "...
The 10 Most-Googled
Terms of the Year
Dec 11, 2019 10:20 AM CST
The 10 Most-Googled Terms of the Year
Disney Plus tops the list, and yes, 'Baby Yoda' makes an appearance on a sub-list
- What did Americans want to know about this year? Google is letting us know via its annual list of the most-searched-for terms in the US:
Disney Plus :
Disney's addition to the ever-growing list of streaming services tops the list for 2019.
Cameron Boyce :
The Disney Channel star was found
This 'Big-Eared Creature'
Is Crushing 2 New Dems
Nov 29, 2019 11:25 AM CST
This 'Big-Eared Creature' Is Crushing 2 New Dems
Baby Yoda of 'Star Wars' series debuted as Bloomberg, Patrick entered race, with more buzz
- A "diminutive, doe-eyed, big-eared creature" is giving two new 2020 candidates for president a run for their money. That's how the
New York Post
describes Baby Yoda, a character in the
who's said to have "conquered the world" since the show'...
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