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Disney+ announces raft of 2024 exclusives

Disney+ has confirmed upcoming titles set to premiere exclusively on the service in the UK & Ireland in 2024. Titles include FX’s original adaptation of James Clavell’s bestselling novel Shōgun, the star-studded drama series Rivals, based on the iconic novel from Jilly Cooper, UK original action and adventure series Renegade Nell, from the mind of […]

December 4, 2023

Amazon Freevee announces Icons Unearthed: Marvel to premiere in December

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is the most successful franchise of the 21st century. Taking a cue from their comic book source material, the films tell characters’ stories that occur in one shared universe. Each film introduces a key protagonist, leading to The Avengers, starring them all. If one of those films failed, it could derail […]

November 16, 2023

Marvel’s What If…? returns to Disney+ in December

The Watcher returns to season two of Marvel Studios’ “What If…?” when the animated series begins streaming on Disney+ on December 22nd. And in the spirit of the holiday season, fans are invited to unwrap a new episode nightly for nine nights. Season two of “What If…?” continues the journey as The Watcher guides viewers through the […]

November 15, 2023

Disney+ UK rolls out ad-tier

Disney+ has introduced its ad-supported subscription plan in the UK, alongside two ad-free options. This expanded offering allows customers to watch Disney+ from £4.99 per month through the Standard with Ads plan, which gives access to all content and allows two concurrent streams. The ads plan will feature up to 4 minutes of commercials per […]

November 1, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Pulse Gallery pop-up opening in London, Essex

Pulse Gallery has announced two pop up galleries this Autumn. The first at London’s Liverpool Street Station, from September 26th to October 31st, then at the Essex Lakeside Shopping Centre from November 1st to January 2024. At these two locations Pulse Gallery will be exhibiting fine art limited editions available to purchase, translated into modern […]

September 20, 2023

Research: 42% don’t know Disney films are inspired by real places

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, The Walt Disney Company has opened its vaults to reveal a list of 30 locations across Europe, Middle East and Africa that have inspired its movies, parks and fan’s hearts over the last century. From Big Ben in London to the colourful province of Cinque Terre in Italy, the list of […]

September 14, 2023

Disney+ UK launches £1.99 promo

From September 6th to September 20th, new and returning customers in the UK can subscribe to the Disney+ streaming service for £1.99 per month for three months – an £18 saving compared to the regular price for three months. This limited time promotion arrives in time for new premieres from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, […]

September 6, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Disney+ loses another 11.7m subs

The Walt Disney Company has reported Q3 earnings with revenues at $22.3 billion (€20.2bn) – a 4 per cent growth from the previous year. Although SVoD service Disney+ managed to significantly trim losses (down to $512 million from $1.06 billion a year earlier) subscriber numbers still saw a steep decline, falling from 157.8 million worldwide […]

August 10, 2023

Guardians of the Galaxy 3 on Disney+ this August

Disney has announced that Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 will be available to stream on Disney+ from August 2nd. In celebration of the movie launching on the service, Disney+ subscribers in the UK will be able to purchase Guardians of the Galaxy merchandise through shopDisney UK, with proceeds going to the Prince’s […]

July 18, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Disney considers licensing streaming content

Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger has said that the company is cutting back on movies and TV series from its Marvel Studios and Star Wars franchises, and that it would also consider licensing content to other streaming platforms. The move comes as the company is looking to cut costs during a time when its […]

July 14, 2023