From time to time, streaming services such as Netflix remove shows from its catalog. This is normal as licenses expire and as such, shows are dropped. However, it seems that Disney Plus, which has only been around for a few months, is already removing some shows from its catalog, which definitely isn’t a good sign for subscribers.
Many have been wondering about the fate of the Deadpool franchise ever since Disney acquired Fox. This is because of Disney’s approach of movies in which they try to keep them as family-friendly as possible to cater to a larger audience, and obviously Deadpool is not your family-friendly movie.
Earlier this year, Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk had hinted that video streaming platforms such as Netflix and YouTube would soon be coming to Tesla vehicles. Given that you can already play games on Tesla’s infotainment system, we suppose it’s not a stretch to think that you would also be able to stream video as well.
While Disney might have been late to the streaming game, they certainly have managed to capture the attention of many with its flagship Star Wars series, The Mandalorian. The reviews of the series have been fantastic and the first season just ended rather amazingly (if you’ve seen it, you can probably agree).
This month, we will be seeing the last Star Wars movie involving the current storyline and characters. It is quite an epic series that initially started out as a trilogy, but has since expanded to nine movies over the past few decades. As such, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said that in the future, Star Wars films will be moving away from the trilogy structure.
Movie scripts are precious because it essentially tells the whole story of the movie. As such, movie studios are very protective of these scripts where in some cases, certain actors are only given parts of the script that are related to them. This helps to prevent leaks and also spoilers as the actor in question won’t know too much about what’s going on.
So Disney Plus was only just launched but it seems that in less than a week, the service has since been hacked where thousands of Disney customers have had their accounts compromised and stolen, where they have appeared on the dark web where they are available for purchase.
With there being so many streaming services available in the market today, you might think that customers who be apprehensive when it comes to signing up for yet another streaming service. Now, Disney is kind of late to the game, but it seems that despite them being late, they are racking up customers at breakneck speeds.
Password sharing is when users of a service share a single account. This is usually frowned upon and is typically not allowed under the terms of service agreement, but people do it anyway because it saves them from having multiple subscriptions. We’ve seen some companies attempt to clamp down on this behavior, but Disney seems to be OK with it, for now.
While streaming services are exciting, the problem is that in terms of availability, they can be limited. Take for example with Hulu, the service is still not available in many parts of the world, leaving some users frustrated and turning to piracy in order to watch certain shows. However, Disney seems to be working to prevent that from happening.
Disney Plus has yet to be launched. The service is expected to go live in the middle of November, which is this month, but it seems that it could already be potentially off to a great start. This is according to data from Jumpshot, it has been suggested that the upcoming streaming service is said to have racked up over 1 million subscribers already.
Last year, it was revealed that the creators behind HBO’s Game of Thrones, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, would be writing and producing the new Star Wars trilogy. Given the success of the Game of Thrones series, safe to say that there were many who were pretty excited at the potential behind the new trilogy.
A couple of months ago, it was announced that classic games like Aladdin and The Lion King would be re-released for modern day consoles. If you grew up playing these classics, then this is a great nod to the past. However, in case you really wanted to go old school, then you might be interested to learn that Nighthawk Interactive and iam8bit are planning on releasing both games in their […]
Update – It turns out that Iger’s statements were in reference to something else. Disney has confirmed to The Verge that shows will disappear from downloads if it leaves Disney Plus, so it looks like it will be pretty much similar to all other streaming platforms.The problem with a lot of streaming services is that for the most part, they tend to rely on licenses for movies and TV shows. […]