Walt Disney to launch Star in Europe and other markets in February 2021

Building on the successful launch of Disney+ Hotstar in India and Indonesia, Disney shared new details of its international general entertainment content brand, Star, which will be included as part of Disney+ in select international markets, and launch as a separate streaming service in Latin America as Star+. The Star brand will serve as home to […]

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The Walt Disney Company surpasses 137 million paid subscriptions across its DTC services

The Walt Disney Company has revealed the ambitious next steps in its global streaming expansion at its 2020 Investor Day, with new details on the future of its direct-to-consumer services Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+, a first look at its upcoming international general entertainment content brand, Star, and previews of an exceptional slate of all-new content. […]

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Walt Disney to strengthen streaming service in major reorganization of media & entertainment businesses

The Walt Disney Company today announced a strategic reorganization of its media and entertainment businesses, in light of the tremendous success achieved in the company’s direct-to-consumer (DTC) business and to further accelerate its DTC strategy. Under the new structure, Disney’s world-class creative engines will focus on developing and producing original content for the company’s streaming […]

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Disney & Pixar’s Soul to make exclusive holiday debut on Disney+

Burbank California: The Walt Disney Company has announced that Soul, the all-new original feature from Pixar Animation Studios, will debut exclusively on Disney+ on December 25, 2020. In international markets where Disney+ isn’t currently or soon to be available, Soul will be released theatrically, with dates to be announced. “We are thrilled to share Pixar’s […]

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Uday Shankar to step down as President, The Walt Disney Company APAC and Chairman, STAR & Disney India

Will Remain with Disney’s Direct-to-Consumer & International Segment through end of 2020 to help identify his successor and ensure smooth transition Burbank, California: Uday Shankar will step down as president, The Walt Disney Company APAC and chairman, Star & Disney India, effective as of December 31, 2020, it was announced by Rebecca Campbell, chairman of […]

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