Disney joins the streaming war with new content and low prices

The Disney+ streaming-video service will include spin-offs from Disney's top Marvel, Star Wars and Pixar properties, along with remakes of classic films and series, and brand-new content.
The Disney+ streaming-video service will include spin-offs from Disney's top Marvel, Star Wars and Pixar properties, along with remakes of classic films and series, and brand-new content.PHOTO: AFP

SINGAPORE - The streaming wars heated up over the weekend when Disney threw down the gauntlet to Netflix and other rivals by announcing a huge slate of films and shows for its Disney+ service, which will be priced lower than Netflix's cheapest plan in the United States.

Launching in the US, Canada and the Netherlands on Nov 12, Disney+ will eventually make its way to Singapore and the rest of the world.

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