On February 23rd, Disney+ will launch a brand new entertainment brand that will sit inside the Disney+ channel titled ‘Star’ which will include over 75 TV series, more than 270 movies and a slate of 4 exclusive Star Originals from Disney Television Studios (20th Television and ABC Signature), FX Productions, 20th Century Studios and more.
On launch day, Disney+ will become the exclusive home of Star Originals. Titles streaming on Disney+ in the UK & Ireland will include crime thriller ‘Big Sky’ from visionary storyteller David E. Kelley (Big Little Lies, The Undoing); ‘Love, Simon’ spin-off series ‘Love, Victor’ written by the film’s original writers Isaac Aptaker (This Is Us) and Elizabeth Berger (This Is Us) and adult animated sitcom ‘Solar Opposites’, co-created by Justin Roiland (Rick & Morty) and Mike McMahan (ex writer’s assistant on Rick & Morty). Drama series Helstrom, executive produced by Paul Zbyszewski along with Karim Zreik and Jeph Loeb, will also be available at launch. Other projects premiering in 2021 are premium series ‘Dopesick’ and ‘The Dropout’, new content from the Kardashian Jenners as well as a slate of FX originals, including ‘The Old Man’.
Disney+ subscribers will also have the privilege of being able to stream fan-favourite TV series like ‘Grey’s Anatomy’, ’24’, ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’, ‘The X-Files’, ‘Lost’ and ‘Family Guy’.
FX’s innovative comedy and Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award winner ‘Atlanta’ by Donald Glover, ABC’s Emmy® Award and Golden Globe®-nominated comedy series ‘black-ish’ starring Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross and Yara Shahidi, Shonda Rhimes’s critically-acclaimed legal drama ‘Scandal’ and feminist comedy ‘Dollface’ created by Jordan Weiss will also be available for subscribers to watch.
Plus, award-winning movies available at launch include ‘The Favourite’, ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ and ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’, along with classics such as ‘Pretty Woman’, ‘Die Hard 2’, ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ and ‘Moulin Rouge’.
From 23 February, Disney+ will cost £7.99, or £79.90 annually, for more information on the service, visit disney.co.uk.