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Coronavirus Outbreak: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s film version of Hamilton skips theatrical release, will premiere in July on Disney+
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s film version of Hamilton skips theatrical release, will premiere in July on Disney+

The groundbreaking, biographical hip-hop show about the life of Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton won 11 Tony Awards and made numerous tours.

National Treasure series in works at Disney Plus; another version being developed for theatrical release
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National Treasure series in works at Disney Plus; another version being developed for theatrical release

Producer Jerry Bruckheimer said the series and the National Treasure movie may release simultaneously

Coronavirus Outbreak: Universal Pictures releases Trolls World Tour digitally, faces backlash from theatre owners
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Universal Pictures releases Trolls World Tour digitally, faces backlash from theatre owners

Universal Pictures shifted the Trolls World Tour release to video on demand, leading a charge straight through the theatrical window.

Star Wars female-led series in development at Disney Plus; Russian Doll co-creator to serve as showrunner
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Star Wars female-led series in development at Disney Plus; Russian Doll co-creator to serve as showrunner

Disney Plus has roped in Leslye Headland, the co-creator and showrunner of Netflix's Russian Doll, for the Star Wars spinoff series

Artemis Fowl, Kenneth Branagh-directed science fiction adventure, to now stream on Disney+ from 12 June
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Artemis Fowl, Kenneth Branagh-directed science fiction adventure, to now stream on Disney+ from 12 June

Artemis Fowl, directed by Kenneth Branagh from a script by Irish playwright Conor McPherson, is an adaptation of Eoin Colfer's book of the same name

Disney Plus Hotstar goes official in India, subscription plans start at Rs 399 per year
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Disney Plus Hotstar goes official in India, subscription plans start at Rs 399 per year

All existing Hotstar subscribers will be automatically upgraded to their respective new Disney Plus Hotstar subscription plans.

Disney+ launch delayed in France amid coronavirus; bandwidth use lowered for European subscribers
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Disney+ launch delayed in France amid coronavirus; bandwidth use lowered for European subscribers

Disney+ is set to launch in the UK and most major European markets on 24 March

Disney+ India launch on 29 March stalled by Hotstar over postponement of IPL due to coronavirus pandemic
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Disney+ India launch on 29 March stalled by Hotstar over postponement of IPL due to coronavirus pandemic

Disney’s control of Hotstar gives an advantage to Disney Plus' to attract millions of potential subscribers.

Frozen 2 to begin streaming on Disney Plus three months earlier; 'Film's message incredibly relevant during this time,' says CEO Bob Chapek
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Frozen 2 to begin streaming on Disney Plus three months earlier; 'Film's message incredibly relevant during this time,' says CEO Bob Chapek

Frozen 2, which has Idina Menzel and Kristin Bell as part of its voice cast, had hit cinemas on 22 November, 2019.

Disney cancels European launch event for its steaming service in wake of coronavirus outbreak
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Disney cancels European launch event for its steaming service in wake of coronavirus outbreak

Disney was scheduled to be held the event on 24 March in London to mark the streaming service's launch in the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, and Switzerland

Disney Plus to launch in India on 29 March through Hotstar at the time of IPL kick-off, announces Bob Iger
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Disney Plus to launch in India on 29 March through Hotstar at the time of IPL kick-off, announces Bob Iger

Disney Plus will face competition from Netflix and Amazon Prime Video as well as domestic players ALTBalaji, Zee5, Eros Now, Sony Liv and Voot.

Tom Hiddleston to lead Netflix's 10-part political series, White Stork, produced by makers of Sex Education
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Tom Hiddleston to lead Netflix's 10-part political series, White Stork, produced by makers of Sex Education

Tom Hiddleston's political thriller White Stork is created, penned and executive produced by Jericho writer Chris Dunlop.

Owen Wilson joins Tom Hiddleston, Sophia Di Martino in Marvel's Loki; Disney+ series to premiere in 2021
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Owen Wilson joins Tom Hiddleston, Sophia Di Martino in Marvel's Loki; Disney+ series to premiere in 2021

Owen Wilson's film credits include The Royal Tenenbaums, The Darjeeling Limited, Midnight in Paris, Wedding Crashers

Captain Marvel sequel reportedly in works at Disney; writer of WandaVision to work on screenplay
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Captain Marvel sequel reportedly in works at Disney; writer of WandaVision to work on screenplay

Captain Marvel, which was Marvel's first female-centric movie, followed Brie Larson as US Airforce pilot Carol Danvers, who becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes.

Frozen 2 beats its predecessor to become the highest grossing animated movie of all time with $1.32 bn
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Frozen 2 beats its predecessor to become the highest grossing animated movie of all time with $1.32 bn

In 2019, Frozen 2 had also become the sixth Disney movie of the year to enter the $1 billion club.

Turner & Hooch, Tom Hanks' 1989 buddy cop film, to possibly get a TV series reboot at Disney+
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Turner & Hooch, Tom Hanks' 1989 buddy cop film, to possibly get a TV series reboot at Disney+

Matt Nix, known for The Gifted and Burn Notice, is attached to write and executive produce the Disney Plus series Turner & Hooch

Frozen 2 dominates global box office to become the sixth Disney film of 2019 to enter $1bn club
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Frozen 2 dominates global box office to become the sixth Disney film of 2019 to enter $1bn club

Directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, Frozen 2 has minted $1.032 billion globally according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Frozen 2 success makes Disney first studio to cross $10 bn in worldwide box office collections
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Frozen 2 success makes Disney first studio to cross $10 bn in worldwide box office collections

Frozen 2 is soon going to become the sixth Disney release this year to cross $1 billion.

Hilary Duff confirms Adam Lamberg will reprise his role as Gordo in Lizze Mcguire reboot for Disney+
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Hilary Duff confirms Adam Lamberg will reprise his role as Gordo in Lizze Mcguire reboot for Disney+

Lizzie McGuire will see Hilary Duff reprise her titular role and will follow Lizzie (Duff), now as an almost-30-year-old navigating life in New York City.