Diego Lerner, President at The Walt Disney Company Latin America, announced the official catalog of exclusive series and films with which Disney+, the company’s new SVOD OTT, officially launched in the US last year and which already records more than 60 million subscribers, will arrive at Latin America and the Caribbean in November.
Upon its launch in the region, Disney reported that Disney + will be the exclusive place for a selection of films and series from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic, as well as exclusive original productions. This way, Disney+ will be the only OTT where all Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars films will be available.
‘We know that our Latin American audiences are looking forward to the launch of Disney+, the only streaming service that will offer exclusive access to all the premieres of available content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic. In addition, it will bring together all of Disney’s animated classics for the first time in one exclusive platform. The entertainment catalog will be complemented with a robust offer of original Disney+ series and films, a self-produced label, with a variety of titles that can be watched only on our platform, as well as original content produced locally in several countries of the region for the most diverse audiences’, reported Diego Lerner, President, The Walt Disney Company Latin America.
The executive also reported that ‘as of its launch in Latin America, Disney+ will become the first and only streaming access option with exclusive presence of all available film content from our brands. Disney+ will also be the only service to offer the complete catalog of all Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars films with unlimited and permanent access for its subscribers. Our audience will also be able to access on Disney+ to all the available TV content produced locally or globally in home video formats (series, TV movies, documentaries, shows, gigs, events and special programs), being the only digital destination that will have everything. In a general way, I can say that the best and most relevant of Disney for all members of the family will be in an unlimited and permanent way only on Disney+. We will share more details about our next Disney+ launch soon’, he concluded.
The Disney+ catalog for Latin America will include the new Marvel Studios stories, which will be released at the same time with the US, currently scheduled between 2020 and 2021, as ‘Falcon and the Winter Soldier’; ‘WandaVision’ and ‘Loki’. Also available will be the eight episodes that make up the first season of ‘The Mandalorian’, nominated for 15 Emmy Awards. The second season will be released at the same time as in the US. Star Wars fans will also be able to watch ‘Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian’, a documentary series that shows the behind the scenes of ‘The Mandalorian’ with interviews and exclusive images and comments from the team involved in the making of the project; as well as ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’, an Emmy Award-winning animated series.
Disney+ will also feature films that The Walt Disney Studios has exclusively created for the platform, such as ‘Lady and the Tramp’; ‘Noelle’ and ‘Togo’; as well as films that capture live experiences, such as ‘Hamilton’, which will deal with recording live shows in feature film format. The Disney platform will also feature Disney Channel productions, such as ‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’ and ‘Secret Society of Royal Children’; added to the original National Geographic series ‘The Right Stuff’. Other available content will be ‘Project Marvel Heroes’, and the six-episode documentary ‘The Imagineering Story’, from Emmy and Oscar-nominated director Leslie Iwerks. In addition, short-form series such as ‘Pixar in Real Life’ and ‘Disney Family Sundays’ will be available, as well as full collections of animated short-contents like ‘SparkShorts’ and ‘Forky Asks’ from Pixar Animation Studios. There will also be animated classics from The Walt Disney Signature Collection, from Walt Disney Animation Studios, created or inspired by Walt Disney’s legacy, such as ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’; ‘Beauty and the Beast’; ‘Pinocchio’; ‘Bambi’; ‘The Lion King’; ‘The Lady and the Tramp’; ‘Peter Pan’; ‘The little Mermaid’; ‘Cinderella’, and others. The latest live-action Disney titles, such as ‘Aladdin’; ‘The jungle book’; ‘The Lion King’; ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and ‘Cinderella’, will also be part of Disney+ catalog.
All the films produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by The Walt Disney Studios that are part of the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) will also be part of it, from ‘Iron Man’ to Avengers: End Game’; added to the complete saga of ‘Star Wars’, from its first release, in 1977, to the last one, in 2019, in addition to titles released in cinemas that expand this universe, such as ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ and ‘Han Solo: A Star Wars Story’. Disney+ will also have the complete collection of Pixar Animation Studios’ fan-favorite movies, such as ‘Toy Story’, ‘Inside-Out’, ‘Coco’, ‘Wall-E’, ‘Up’: ‘Monsters, Inc’, ‘Finding Nemo’, ‘The Incredibles’ and ‘Brave’ , as well as all the short films of Pixar, such as ‘Bao’ and ‘Sanjay – The Super Team’, winners of the Oscar.
The entire catalog of episodes of locally produced Disney series will also be available, which will gradually be incorporated into Disney+, with titles such as ‘Violetta’, ‘Soy Luna’, ‘Bia’, ‘O11CE’, ‘Juacas’, ‘Peter Punk’, ‘Jungle Nest’ , ‘Rolling the Adventure: Highway’, ‘When the Bell Rings’ and ‘Art Attack’. Preschoolers will be able to learn and be entertained with ‘Nivis, friends from another world’, ‘Junior Express’, ‘Bárbara’s Flower Shop’, ‘The House of Disney Junior’, ‘Morko and Mali’, ‘The Garden of Clarilu0, ‘Playground’ and ‘Playhouse Disney’. The most iconic series of Disney Channels like ‘Hannah Montana’, ‘Zack and Cody: Twins in Action’, ‘Kim Possible’, ‘The House of Mickey Mouse’, ‘PJ Masks: Heroes in Pajamas’ and ‘Captain Jake and the Pirates of Neverland’ will also be featured in the catalog, in addition to the favorite Disney Channel original films of a generation, including ‘High School Musical’, ‘Camp Rock’ and ‘Descendants’.
Some of the National Geographic titles include the documentary series ‘One Strange Rock’, the short documentary series ‘Origins: The Journey of the Human Kind’, ‘Before the Flood’, starring Leonardo Di Caprio, ‘Free Solo’, the Oscar-winning documentary in the Best Documentary category and programs produced in Latin America, such as ‘La Ciencia de lo absurdo’, and others. Disney+ will also include some of the classic Marvel TV series from 1979 to now, including ‘X-Men’, ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Marvel’s Runaways’.