Tag Archive: Disney

The Simpsons is finally coming to Disney+ in its original 4:3 aspect ratio

There’s only one thing to do at a moment like this: strut!

What you need to know Disney+ is replacing its 16:9 versions of the first 19 seasons of The Simpsons with the original 4:3 content. The streaming service landed exclusive rights to the show last fall. Many of The Simpsons’ details and punchlines were cut off with the lost vertical space in the converted widescreen episodes.

The Simpsons is one of the longest-running shows of all  [Read More…]

A new Percy Jackson series is in the works at Disney Plus

It took six months of talks, but we’re getting a new live-action Percy Jackson.

What you need to know Rick and Betty Riordan have announced that a new live-action series is coming to Disney+. While they “can’t say much at this stage”, they’re “excited” at the prospect of a series that’s more faithful to the original Percy Jackson books. The first season will allegedly focus on the first book in the series, The Lightning Thief.

After being  [Read More…]

Disney Family Singalong Volume 2: How to watch & when it airs

Keeping the kids entertained while schools are closed and the world focuses on social distancing hasn’t been easy. Luckily, the Disney Family Singalong returns this weekend with a whole new slate of stars and performances for little ones to look forward to, along with host Ryan Seacrest.

The first Disney Family Singalong aired on April 16 and featured stars like Ariana Grande, Michael Bublé, Josh Groban, Demi Lovato, and Christina Aguilera singing covers of classic and modern Disney tunes, from  [Read More…]

Disney Plus now has over 54 million subscribers, will come to Japan in June

What you need to know During the Q2 earnings call, Disney announced that Japan will get Disney+ in June. We also have a more concrete timeline for Eastern Europe, which now looks to be coming in September. South America is still set to get Disney+ around the end of the calendar year. Disney+ now has roughly 54.5 million subscribers today.

Disney’s earnings call was a bit of a downer today — Disneyland Shanghai is re-opening, but there’s no  [Read More…]

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker comes to Disney Plus on May the 4th

What you need to know Disney+ completes the Skywalker Saga with The Rise of Skywalker joining its library on May 4 for subscribers in the US and several other countries. May the 4th, an unofficial Star Wars holiday, is already set for the finale of Star Wars: The Clone Wars and the premiere of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian. The title art for each of the Star Wars films and series will also be replaced with original concept art for  [Read More…]

Collect your favorite Disney movies with 4K Steelbook editions as low as $5

Best Buy’s deals of the day features a selection of Disney movies in the form of 4K Blu-ray Steelbook collectors sets. The movies range in price from as little as $ 4.99 for the original Frozen to $ 14.99 for Captain America: Civil War. Many of these sets sell for around $ 35 to $ 40 on a regular basis, so you’re saving a lot of money today. And it is only today as Best Buy’s sales have an expiration  [Read More…]

These are the absolute best Pixar movies streaming on Disney+ right now

Pixar animated films are some of the best movies in the world, able to entertain kids and adults alike with their heartfelt stories and unforgettable characters. Films like Up, Toy Story, and more recent fare like Inside Out have only become more renowned as the years pass, and now with Disney+ available, the entire lineup of Pixar films is available to stream at a moment’s notice.

Disney is striving to make Disney+ the #1 place for families to  [Read More…]

How to watch The Disney Family Singalong live stream online right now

If you’re looking for something to help pass the time with your kids tonight, you’ll want to tune in and watch The Disney Family Singalong. Ryan Seacrest is hosting the hour-long event tonight as celebrities and their families sing some of the most well-known Disney songs that are out there.

The star-studded event will feature tons of celebrities like Demi Lovato, Elle Fanning, Tori Kelly, Ariana Grande, Michael Bublé, John Stamos, and more with performances of classics like “We’re All  [Read More…]

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian debuts on Disney+ May the 4th

May the 4th be with you, and also with this new docu-series from Disney+.

What you need to know Disney has announced a new behind-the-scenes series for Disney+ called Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian. The eight episode documentary series will give Star Wars fans a peek behind the curtain of the viral Disney+ show. The first episode premieres on May the 4th, unofficially known as Star Wars Day.

May the 4th is a precious day for Star Wars fans,  [Read More…]

Give the kids a history lesson with 8 of the best Disney+ shows and films

When The Walt Disney Company was started back in 1923, it’s safe to say no one could have predicted what it’d become. A long and storied history spanning nearly 100 years has followed, leading up to one of the company’s biggest successes yet: the launch of Disney+.

The new streaming service is full of new and old content, from Disney Channel shows and movies to Marvel superhero films and more, but perhaps the best inclusion are all the films and  [Read More…]