This ad will be closed automatically in X seconds.

UK launch date set for Disney+

Eagerly anticipated streaming service will arrive in the UK on March 31, 2020.

Additional international launches for Disney’s eagerly anticipated streaming service have been confirmed.

Disney+ will launch in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and other territories in western Europe on March 31, 2020, chairman and ceo of The Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger, confirmed during the company’s end of year and Q4 earnings call yesterday (November 7), reported Screen Daily.

The service is launching next week (November 12) in the US, Canada and the Netherlands. This will be followed by Australia and New Zealand on November 19.

Disney+ will offer 500 films and 7,500 episodes of library TV when it arrives in western Europe. Original movies, specials and series to be offered at launch will include The Mandalorian, the hotly tipped Star Wars spin off.

Want to read more news like this? Simply sign up to our daily digest in the box below. You can also follow @LicensingSource on Twitter.

MORE NEWS
JLP500x500
 
Retailer set to explore the future role of the shop in customers' lives....
LFriendspopup500x500
 
Store features character IPs from Line Friends, Brown & Friends and BT21....
KindiKidsnew500x500
 
Strong doll sales set solid foundation for Bulldog’s licensing programme....
AmiraMC500x500
 
LA-based brand reveals collection inspired by the iconic Sunset Strip in Los Angeles....
SDVillains500x500
 
Cruella, Ursula and Maleficent are the new stars as company expands Disney partnership....
ESDen500x500
 
Brandgenuity continues to build licensing programme for TV explorer and survivalist....
Get the latest news sent to your inbox
Subscribe to our daily newsletter