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STAR Launches Today on DISNEY+

Today marks the launch of Star on Disney+ bringing with it new series such as LOVE VICTOR and cult classics like LOST, ALIAS and THE X-FILES.

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Today Disney+, the exclusive streaming home of Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic has launched Star, its new general entertainment brand, inside the Disney+ app.

Star brings a fresh and ever-growing world of TV series, movies and originals to customers and launching with over 75 TV series, more than 280 movies and a slate of 4 exclusive Star Originals. New titles will be added to the service each month from Disney’s creative studios, including Disney Television Studios (20th Television and ABC Signature), FX Productions, 20th Century Studios and more. 

Watch the trailer for Star exclusive series Solar Opposites in the player below:

New Exclusive Titles – Coming Soon To Disney+ 

Along with the titles available at launch, new exclusive titles have been unveiled as part of today’s launch celebrations. With other 35 first-run series set to premiere by the end of the first year, Disney+ will continue to be the home of quality entertainment from Disney’s General Entertainment studios including Disney Television Studios (ABC Signature and 20th Television), FX Productions and more.

Three new Originals including National Geographic’s highly anticipated 8-part limited series GENIUS: ARETHA, exploring the life of the universally acclaimed Queen of Soul starring 2020 Academy Award® Nominee and Tony®, Emmy® and Grammy® Award-Winning Cynthia Erivo as Aretha Franklin (available in June), Krista Vernoff’s Rebel inspired by the life of Erin Brockovich today featuring Katey Sagal, Andy Garcia and John Corbett (available in May), as well as spin-off of black-ish and critically acclaimed hit series grown-ish starring Yara Shahidi (available in April). 

Feminist comedy Dollface featuring Kat Dennings and Shay Mitchell, created and exec produced by Jordan Weiss and Margot Robbie will become available next month for subscribers to enjoy, alongside  John Slattery’s sci-fi drama series Next, four-part series filmed during the pandemic Love in the Time of Corona featuring Ava Bellows and Leslie Odom Jr.,  Academy® Award nominated Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Danny Boyle’s The Beach, and more action blockbusters like Gone in 60 Seconds, Enemy of the State and Taken. 

These will join the already confirmed titles including crime thriller Big Sky from visionary storyteller David E. Kelley (Big Little LiesTheUndoing); Love, Simon spin-off series Love, Victor written by the film’s original writers Isaac Aptaker (This Is Us) and Elizabeth Berger (This Is Us) and adult animated sitcom Solar Opposites, co-created by Justin Roiland (Rick & Morty) and Mike McMahan (ex-writer’s assistant on Rick & Morty). Drama series Helstrom, executive produced by Paul Zbyszewski along with Karim Zreik and Jeph Loeb, will also be available at launch. 

Watch the trailer for LGBTQ+ romantic comedy Love Victor in the player below:

Additionally, as part of the company’s commitment to source, develop, and produce regional productions, Disney+ will bring an array of locally produced Originals in regions where available, with an ambitious slate already announced in Europe.


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