Disney to Launch Streaming Service 'Disney Plus' in Late 2019
Disney Plus (Photo Credit: Disney official website)

Disney has officially announced the name of its upcoming streaming service and it will be called Disney Plus. Reports suggest the Disney Plus will be launched by the makers in the US in late 2019. The company has also officially announced the two new shows - a second spin-ff to Star Wars and Loki series to be aired on the streaming service. Jon Favreau’s The Mandalorian, as well as shows based on Monsters Inc. and High School Musical will also be streamed on Disney Plus, as announced earlier. As Mickey Mouse Turns 90, Disney Parks to Host 'World's Biggest Mouse Party'.

"The new projects join an impressive slate of films and series planned for Disney+ that includes new stories set in the worlds of Disney•Pixar’s Monsters Inc. and Disney Channel’s High School Musical, as well as a galaxy far, far away. Earlier this year, Lucasfilm revealed that Emmy®-nominated producer and actor Jon Favreau will write and executive produce The Mandalorian for Disney+. The live-action series, which is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order, is currently in production with a lineup of directors that include Deborah Chow (Marvel’s Jessica Jones), Rick Famuyiwa (Dope), Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels), Bryce Dallas Howard (Solemates) and Taika Waititi (Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok)", reads the official statement from Disney.