Original content from Disney’s on-demand streaming platform Disney+ is set to arrive in the Middle East, following an exclusive tie-up partnership with OSN - and Time Out can exclusively tell you what's coming up.
Disney+ Originals content from the worldwide streaming platform Disney+ will be launching on OSN's new on-demand streaming service later today (Thursday April 2), as originally reported earlier this morning.
The timing could scarcely be better with residents strongly urged to stay inside unless essential across Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and the rest of the emirates in a bid to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Costing US$9.50 per month for the OSN on-demand subscription, and launching officially on OSN today, Disney+ Originals will form part of a new on-demand service being offered by OSN for residents across the region, which will absorb the WAVO streaming platform too and include content from major studios including HBO, Universal and Paramount.
What can I watch?
TV series and movies from massive franchises like Marvel, Star Wars and Pixar, plus National Geographic shows and documentaries will be available on the service.
While early movie releases on the platform include the 2019 live-action remakes of Aladdin and The Lion King, the new TV series in the Star Wars universe The Mandalorian is also available to view on the service from today. The next series coming from the Star Wars franchise will be a series starring Ewan McGregor about his legendary character Obi Wan Kenobi.
There are set to be eight original Marvel Cinematic Universe TV series launching on the platform over the coming months and years, so MCU fans have got a lot to look forward to.
At launch, there will be more than 70 different shows and movies available to view, with more expected to be added in the future.
Other titles available from launch include the remake of 1955's The Lady And The Tramp, Marvel's Hero Project, High School Musical: The Series and National Geographic documentary series The World According to Jeff Goldblum.
By Thursday April 9, customers will have access to all Disney+ Original movies and series through the OSN service.
For the time being the fabled Disney Vault hasn't been discussed as launching just yet, but watch this space for any updates.
The streaming platform launched in the US in late 2019 and in seven other markets in March including the UK. OSN customers can now access Disney+ Originals through their box, and via the OSN steaming service, or via the OSN app. Prices for the Disney+ Originals subscription start from US$7.99 per month.
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For more information, head to www.osn.com.