Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed during yesterday’s company earnings call that they plan to launch 60 new projects for Disney+ on a yearly basis.

These projects can be anything from shows, movies, shorts, animation, and documentaries. It’s certainly ambitious to attempt to hit that number every year.

Iger also teased that there are more Star Wars shows in the works beyond the three they’ve announced such as Jon Favreau’s The Mandalorian (two seasons), Diego Luna’s Cassian Andor (directed by Tony Gilroy), and Ewan McGregor’s Kenobi (directed by Deborah Chow).

However, details are scarce (there have been internal rumblings) at the moment concerning what they could be or how many more are on the way.

Disney is betting big that the Marvel Studios shows will help introduce audiences to a wave of new characters along with setting up plot details for future films as they are directly connected to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (hard-canon).

According to Kevin Feige, WandaVision (spring 2021) and Loki (spring 2021) will both directly lead into Scott Derrickson’s Doctor Strange In The Multiverse (May 7th, 2021) of Madness, it remains to be seen if Tom Hiddleston will join the sequel but Elizebeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch is officially starring alongside Benedict Cumberbatch.

Other Marvel live-action series on the way include The Falcon & The Winter Soldier (fall 2020), Hawkeye (fall 2021), She-Hulk, Ms. Marvel, and Moon Knight.

We should expect many more shows from Lucasfilm and Marvel Studios announced in the near future.

Lady & The Tramp is one of their animation to live-action feature film projects heading to the streaming service at launch.

Variety recently reported that their live-action Pinnochio remake (Robert Zemeicks in talks to direct) could be heading in that direction as well.

I wouldn’t be terribly shocked if Marc Webb’s Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs lands at Disney+ instead of a theatrical release.

Disney+ launches on November 12th.

SOURCE: DISNEY

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