Recently, the Walt Disney Company announced that it will be celebrating the first Disney+ Day on Friday November 12. Disney+ subscribers will have access to tons of new content as part of the worldwide celebration. What does this mean for existing and new subscribers? Here's the scoop.
What is Disney+ Day?
The second anniversary of Disney+ streaming will be celebrated with the first ever Disney+ Day. It will be celebrated online and at Disney Parks and Resorts all over the globe. The festivities will include fan-favorite classics as well as brand-new original programming by Disney-owned brands. The fun will also include talent from ABC, Disney Channel and ESPN as well as movies and series across ESPN, ESPN+ and Freeform.
In a statement, Bob Chapek (Ceo of The Walt Disney Company), stated that the inaugural Disney+ Day would be a large-scale celebration for all our subscribers throughout the company. "This day is about bringing to life our mission of entertaining, educating, and inspiring fans and families all over the world through the power and beauty of unmatched storytelling. It will be an annual event that will be amplified across our global business operations."
Disney+ subscribers will have exclusive access to photo opportunities and character moments at Disney Parks, and aboard Disney Cruise Line ships Nov. 12th. There will also be special offers on shopDisney.com.
What does this mean for you?
On Nov. 12, the first Disney+ Day will bring new content to the massive collection of Disney+ movies and shows across all brands. This includes, but is not limited to, breaking news, first look, trailers, new clips, exclusive clips and appearances by Disney+ stars and creators.
The streaming premiere of Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings will be the highlight of Disney+ Day. All subscribers will be able to access the exclusive Disney's Jungle Cruise through Premier Access on Disney+, which was released in July.
On Nov. 12, the new Disney+ Original movie Home Sweet Home Alone will premiere along with a collection shorts from Walt Disney Animation Studios, "Olaf Presents." The series will feature Josh Gad as the snowman from Frozen, who hilariously retellings several classic Disney stories.
Subscribers in the United States can also enjoy the premieres of many fan-favorite shorts by Walt Disney Animation Studios, such as Frozen Fever, Feast, Paperman, Get A Horse! A new animated short called Ciao Alberto from Pixar, featuring characters from 2021's Luca, a new short by The Simpsons, and the first five episodes of season 2 from The World According To Jeff Goldblum (National Geographic) are also premiered.
Disney will celebrate the first ever Disney+ Day with a special that honors Star Wars' bounty hunter Boba Fett, and another special that celebrates the Marvel Cinematic Universe. As part of the Star general entertainment content, Dopesick will be available in international markets.
Disney+ Day all over the world
Disney previously stated that it planned to launch Disney+ worldwide in dozens more countries in the next two-years, including Eastern Europe's launch in the first half 2021. Disney+ will be officially launched in South Korea and Taiwan on November 12th, and in Hong Kong on November 16th.