Deadline reports the heroes of Marvel’s Netflix corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will remain on Netflix when Disney launches its untitled streaming service in 2019.
Agnes Chu, head of the OTT programming platform has been meeting with Disney’s creative executives about the service. The current plan is to launch the service in the United States only before expanding internationally. Disney is planning on delivering four or five original movies as well as up to five original series for the service. Several Star Wars series, as well as a live-action Marvel show have already been announced in addition to TV series adaptations of Pixar’s Monsters Inc., and the Disney Channel’s High School Musical.
While R-rated content is set to land on Hulu, Marvel’s Netflix series including Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, The Defenders, and The Punisher will all stay right where they are.
Other projects the trade reports that are planned for the service include Don Quixote, Lady and the Tramp, The Paper Magician, Stargirl, Togo, Magic Camp, Noelle, 3 Men and a Baby, Sword and the Stone, and Timmy Failure.
The service’s price point still has yet to be revealed, however, it has been said to be considerably lower than Netflix’s various price points which range from $7.99 – $13.99.
10 Potential Directors For The New ‘Star Wars’ Films From David Benioff & D.B. Weiss
Star Wars has been in the news quite a bit lately. Star Wars: The Last Jedi was the biggest (and most divisive) film of the year. Solo: A Star Wars Story finally released a trailer that lit up social media. Now, Lucasfilm has announced that Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have signed on to write and produce a new series of Star Wars films, separate from the already confirmed trilogy from The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson and the Skywalker Saga.
Little is known about these projects at this point. Will these films follow an original storyline or will they draw from the original expanded universe material (possibly a Knights of the Old Republic adaptation?) yet that does not mean that it is too early to be looking at potential directors. Star Wars, being one of the biggest film franchises in the world, is something that most directors would leap at. Which directors though would best with the creative minds of David Benioff and D.B. Weiss? What visions would enhance their world or even by contrast compliment their style?
These ten directors should be just some of the few that Disney and Lucasfilm should consider for these new Star Wars films from Benioff and Weiss. Hit Next to get started!