Disney+ catalogue to double amount of content in February

by Dublin Gazette

Shows including Lost, Desperate Housewives and Prison Break are all heading for Disney+ this February, as a new strand of content comes to the platform.

A new brand, Star, will launch on the platform on February 23 and will include shows from studios including 20th Century Studios, FX and Disney Television Studios, doubling the content on the streaming service.

Star will be the sixth brand available on Disney+, joining Marvel, Pixar, Disney, National Geographic and Star Wars.

Much-loved TV shows such as Lost, 24 and Desperate Housewives will be among the shows added to the platform, including new original series.

Those shows include Big Sky, by Big Little Lies and The Undoing’s showrunner David E Kelley, about the search for two sisters who have been kidnapped by a truck driver on a remote highway in Montana.

Love Victor, which is set in the world of the 2018 film Love, Simon follows a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery.

Also added to the service will be comedies Black-ish, How I Met Your Mother, Atlanta, and sci-fi classic The X-Files, as well as films from the Die Hard movie series.

With the introduction of the new content will also be a price increase on February 21, however existing subscribers to the service will pay their current subscription price until August 23.

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