Lost, The X-Files and the Die Hard movie franchise are amongst the first titles announced for the new Star tier coming to Disney+ to February 23. The service will also feature first two Star Originals on Disney+, kidnap thriller Big Sky from David E. Kelley and movie spin-off Love Victor, which is set in the world of the original 2018 film Love, Simon.
Star will become the sixth brand to launch on Disney+, joining Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, National Geographic and Disney on the streaming platform. Star allows the service to offer slightly more adult orientated content, as well as a wider range of library movies.
Disney says it will become home to thousands of hours of television and movies from Disney’s creative studios, including Disney Television Studios, FX, 20th Century Studios and 20th Television.
Kidnap thriller Big Sky from David E. Kelley and movie spin-off Love Victor are the first Star Originals to launch on Disney Plus …
To coincide with the Star launch, from February 23 February, new Disney+ parental controls will separate me-time from kids-time on the entire platform. The app will be updated to include easy-to-use parental controls to ensure that Disney+ is suitable for audiences of all ages. People will be able to set limits on access to content for specific profiles based on content ratings and add a PIN to lock profiles with access to mature content.
Disney+ has been a runaway success, signing up 86 million subscribers globally, thanks laregly to the appeal of Star Wars spin-off The Mandalorian and assorted Marvel originals, soon to be joined by WandaVision.
Also coming to Star will be Kiefer Sutherland action show 24, Desperate Housewives, How I Met Your Mother, Prison Break, Atlanta and Black-ish.
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