Disney is Removing Star Wars & Marvel Content from Netflix for New Service

What does this mean for ‘The Defenders’?

Over the summer, Disney finally shared public plans of plans for an upcoming streaming service. While many began to wonder what would be the fate of Star Wars and Marvel movies on Netflix, company CEO Bob Iger originally cited that Walt Disney would continue third-party licensing deals.

However, this week, those plans have now changed; as Iger said in an interview with Variety this week, “We’ve now decided we will put the Marvel and Star Wars movie on this app as well.”

He also confirmed that the service would launch holiday 2019; featuring three major films: the live-action adaption of The Lion King, Toy Story 4 and Frozen 2. The company also plans to produce original movies and TV series for the streaming service; which has us wondering what will happen to Marvel Netflix Universe of The Defenders and Punisher. Let us know in the comments below if you’re intrigued about Disney up starting their own streaming with exclusive content.

Disney Dates Live-Action ‘The Lion King’ & ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’



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