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Disney adds Nick Nolte to the cast of its 'Star Wars' streaming shows

Disney is quickly solidifying the talent for its Star Wars streaming shows. Variety sources say Nick Nolte has joined the cast of Jon Favreau's The Mandalorian, joining other big names including Pedro Pascal and Gina Carano. There's nothing mention… Source: Engadget | Disney adds Nick Nolte to the cast of its 'Star Wars' streaming shows

Disney's Upcoming Streaming Service 'Disney+' to Launch in Late 2019

Disney today shared additional details on its planned streaming service, which will be called Disney+. Disney+, which will be home to Disney, Star Wars, and Marvel content, is set to launch in “late 2019,” more than two years after it was first announced in August 2017. Along with the name for the service, Disney today …

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Google Home can enhance kids' stories with music and sound effects

Google has announced a partnership with Disney that can help bring kids stories to life. Starting today, Google Home can play ambient music and sound effects as you read select Little Golden Books aloud. All you have to do is say "Hey Google, let's r… Source: Engadget | Google Home can enhance kids' stories with …

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'Kingdom Hearts 3' trailer shows off 'Big Hero 6' world

Back in 2015, Square Enix confirmed that Big Hero 6 would be a playable world in Kingdom Hearts 3. Since then, though, we've heard zilch about Hiro, the lovable Baymax and the rest of San Fransokyo's residents. Well, the wait is finally over. During… Source: Engadget | 'Kingdom Hearts 3' trailer shows off 'Big Hero …

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AI gives Thanos a soul in 'Avengers: Infinity War'

Spoilers ahead for Avengers: Infinity War. Thanos isn't your usual Marvel nemesis. Then again, even after 19 films in Disney's superhero universe, it's not as if he's had much strong competition. Aside from the puckish Loki and tragic Killmonger, mo… Source: Engadget | AI gives Thanos a soul in 'Avengers: Infinity War'

Google Maps Adds 11 Disney Parks to Street View

Google Maps’ Street View technology has been updated today to include virtual tours of 11 Disney parks for parents and children to explore in advance of a coming trip, or to rekindle memories of previous visits. We’re all about new fantastic points of view. Today Street View is going the distance, from California to Florida, …

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'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Gets 4K Mention on iTunes, Suggesting Disney's 4K Holdout May Be Ending

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 has received a card on the iTunes Movies storefront that encourages users to watch the film in 4K HDR on the Apple TV 4K, suggesting that Disney’s 4K video holdout on iTunes may end soon. The change comes after news in September that Disney would be the only major …

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Disney Streaming Service Will Be Priced 'Substantially Below' Netflix at Launch

During Disney’s latest quarterly earnings call, company chairman and CEO Bob Iger mentioned that its upcoming, exclusive streaming service will have a monthly subscription cost at an amount that’s “substantially below” the price of rival Netflix (via Seeking Alpha). Disney has been dropping tidbits about its upcoming 2019 streaming service over the past few weeks, …

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Disney May Split Out Star Wars and Marvel Into Standalone Streaming Services

During its quarterly earnings report yesterday, Disney revealed that it plans to remove all of its content from Netflix and debut a streaming service of its own in 2019. The announcement didn’t make clear which exact Disney-related pieces of content might be found within that service, but more information from the earnings report has been …

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Disney to Pull Movies From Netflix, Launch New Streaming Services

Disney plans to pull all of its movies from Netflix as it prepares to launch its own streaming services, the company said in its latest earnings report (via CNBC.) Starting in early 2018, Disney will launch an ESPN video streaming service that will feature approximately 10,000 MLB, NHL, MLS, collegiate, and tennis sporting events every …

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