If you're wondering why Marvel movies and Star Wars weren't mentioned as being among the titles included in Disney's upcoming streaming service, announced yesterday, that's because they might be getting their own branded services instead. For one, they're planning on launching their own ESPN video streaming service early 2018. Those series will apparently not be impacted by Disney creating its own streaming service. The subscription service also will feature library content, including Disney and Pixar movies and shows from Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD.
There will also be an ESPN video streaming service, which will include the MLB, NHL, and more.
The streaming services will give Disney "much greater control over our own destiny in a rapidly changing market", Chief Executive Bob Iger told analysts on a conference call after earnings, describing the moves as an "entirely new growth strategy" for the company.
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Paramedics arrived on scene shortly afterwards and were able to save the officer's life despite the serious nature of his wounds. Smith is still on medical leave, but he told WJCL that he wants to return to the department by the start of next year.
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They will also contain segments shot outside the auto as well, which involves crashing a wedding in the case of Corden and Smith . For its first episode, Corden returns as host and his first guest is a good pick: the personable actor/rapper Will Smith .
Following the announcement, Netflix's shares fell by more than 5% in after-hours trading. The new service will become the exclusive home in the US for subscription video-on-demand viewing of the newest live action and animated movies from Disney and Pixar, beginning with the 2019 slate, which includes Toy Story 4, the sequel to Frozen, and The Lion King from Disney live-action, along with other highly-anticipated movies.
Though the cost of the move will hurt the company's profit in the near term, the strength of the company's content may help it succeed in the long run, some analysts said.
In order for the company to make these services happen, The Verge claimed that Disney will take a majority ownership of BAMTech for an amount of $1.58 billion. While no one else now has the IP might of Disney, we are already seeing this stream-based channel approach adopted by Netflix's other big rival, Amazon. Nope, it's just the quality of Netflix's content. These announcements from Disney and CBS suggest that process is well underway. Viewers will have to wait and see whether Disney's "declaration of independence" pays off, and what exciting new measures Netflix will take to handle the blow. Why would Netflix - which had a deal in place with Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) that made it the go-to streaming platform for Marvel superhero movies - go out and acquire a not-so-mainstream comic book company? In response, Disney has invested in BAM Technologies, originally developed as a streaming service for Major League Baseball, as a means of reaching consumers directly with their content rather than going through a cable or satellite intermediary. This release comes as part of Disney's competitive struggle to offer the most exclusive access to some of this generation's classics, with the Creatv Media's founder Peter Csathy claiming that although "Netflix has had a huge head start, Disney thinks it can win".