The Walt Disney Company held their Investor call to discuss upcoming plans and the call mostly centered around entertainment and Disney’s streaming service.
We have covered Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel, now let’s check out what is coming for the rest of the company.
Elizabeth Holmes has created quite the stir with her lies and manipulations. A lot of story is pretty out there but you are going to hear another version of the story. The Dropout will tell the story of the con artist, played by Kate McKinnon, that captured the world. Coming to Hulu and Disney’s new Star.
Dopesick is a harrowing new drama series inspired by true events. The all-star cast include Michael Keaton, Peter Sarsgaard and Rosario Dawson. Coming to Hulu and Star. The show focuses on “the epicenter of America’s struggle with Opioid addiction” across the U.S.
Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy star in Nine Perfect Strangers, a thrilling new series from creator David E. Kelley. Coming soon to Hulu.
From creator Ryan Murphy comes American Horror Stories, a new anthology series spin-off of American Horror Story. Coming to FX on Hulu.
The Handmaid’s Tale season 4 returns in 2021 and the show has been renewed for a 5th season as well.
FX’s Reservation Dogs is a new half-hour comedy series about four Native American teenagers growing up on a reservation in eastern Oklahoma. Currently in development from co-creators Sterlin Harjo and Academy Award winner Taika Waititi.
Y: The Last Man is a new FX networks drama series based on the acclaimed comic book series of the same name written by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra. Starring Diane Lane and coming exclusively to FX on Hulu. The show traverses a post-apocalyptic world where a cataclysmic event decimates every mammal with a Y chromosome but for one man and his pet monkey. The series follows the survivors in this new world as they struggle with their efforts to restore what was lost and the opportunity to build something better.
Tomi Adeyemi’s New York Times bestselling novel Children of Blood & Bone is being developed by Lucasfilm in partnership with 20th Century Studios. This coming-of-age adventure follows a young African girl’s quest to restore magic to her forsaken people, the Maji. Adeyemi is known as the new J.K. Rowling with the birth of series which follows its heroine through a magical world.
First is the feature documentary Cousteau, being produced by Nat Geo Docs in partnership with The Cousteau Society, chronicling the life of legendary ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau.
Go on a mission to discover the limits of the human body and find out how to stay healthier and younger for longer. From Nat Geo, Limitless with Chris Hemsworth is one-part science, one-part action adventure. Coming to Disney+.
America The Beautiful is the ambitious story of North America. It’s a journey across her visually spectacular regions as seen through the eyes of its iconic species. Coming to Disney+.
A Real Bug’s Life is an adventure into a world beyond your imagination where life is on a completely different scale and little creatures rely on amazing powers to make it through the day.
Finally from Nat Geo comes Welcome to Earth (working title) – an epic, stunning series from Darren Aronofsky in which Will Smith embarks on an awe-inspiring journey to unlock the secrets of this planet’s most extraordinary, unexplained phenomena. Coming to Disney+.
The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers continues the legacy of hockey’s finest fowls. The series picks up where the films left off. Emilio Estevez returns as Gordon Bombay and Lauren Graham is joining the flock. Coming to Disney+.
Inspired by the classic film, Turner & Hooch is a buddy comedy starring Josh Peck and his partner, a sweet and slobbery mastiff. Coming to Disney+.
Big Shot is a celebration of girl power, set in the world of high school basketball. The show stars John Stamos, and Jessalyn Gilsig, Big Shot packs in big fun and is coming soon to Disney+.
Another mystery is unfolding… Join Tony Hale and Kristen Shcaaled in The Mysterious Benedict Society, based on the international best-selling book series. Coming to Disney+. The story follows four orphans, each possessing a unique gift who are summoned to a boarding school called The Institute by an eccentric benefactor who wants them to stop a plot that could have worldwide consequences.
Get ready for a modern take on the hilarious ’80s comedy Three Men and a Baby starring Zac Efron! This series comes to Disney+ in 2022.
The rumors are true! Coming exclusively to Disney+ is Hocus Pocus 2. The spooky sequel to the 1993 Halloween classic! Adam Shankman is set to direct this sequel and the original sisters are reuniting for the project.
Safety, an Original Film, premieres tomorrow on Disney+. Inspired by the story of former Clemson University football safety Ray McELrathBey, the film follows a young man facing a series of challenging circumstances, whose dedication helps him triumph over adversities.
Cheaper by the Dozen, a reimagining of the hit comedy from “Blackish” producer Kenya Barris, will debut on Disney+ in 2022. The story centers on a blended family of 12, navigating a hectic home life and their family business. Gabrielle Union is set to star in the show.
A cynical young comic book fan and her superpowered squirrel sidekick team up in Flora and Ulysses, an Original Movie streaming February 19 on Disney+.
Meet the cast of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, starring Halle Bailey, Jonah Hauer-King, and Melissa McCarthy to name a few. Directed by Rob Marshall, featuring music from the animated original & new music by Al Menken & Lin Manuel Miranda.
The live-action film franchise Diary of a Wimpy Kid comes to Disney+ in 2021 as an all-new animated film!
One of Disney’s all-time classics is coming to Disney+ with the new live-action retelling of Pinocchio, starring Tom Hanks and directed by Robert Zemeckis.
Peter Pan & Wendy will be flying straight to Disney+. David Lowery directs an amazing cast including Yara Shahidi in the role of Tinker Bell and Jude Law as Captain Hook.
Disenchanted, a sequel to the hit film Enchanted, will stream exclusively on Disney+. Amy Adams returns for more fantastical fun as Giselle!
Disney Animation’s first-ever original animated series are coming to Disney+ Baymax!, Zootopia+, and Tiana are coming in 2022, and Moana, the series, in 2023.
There is so much in store for Disney+ and The Walt Disney Company as a whole. We can’t wait to check out some of these amazing projects.