Disney+, on Friday, unveiled several new titles while celebrating its Disney+ Day with a slew of teasers, videos, and announcements for forthcoming films and TV shows, including those from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), the Star Wars franchise, Pixar, and more. The streaming service also unveiled trailers and exclusive clips from many previously announced titles.
These announcements come at a time when subscriptions to Disney+ have seen their slowest growth till date. However, the OTT platform still added over two million subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2021, with which the total subscriber base for Disney+ now stands at 118 million.
Some of the highlights among the titles announced or confirmed on Disney+ Day were:
Oscar Isaac stars in this series which has been termed as a ‘globetrotting action adventure’ of a ‘complex vigilante’ who is battling identity disorder. The first look of the series was also released on the occasion.
This series traces the story of a 16-year-old Pakistani American who idolises superheroes like Avengers and the turn of events after she is blessed with powers too.
What If? (Season 2)
The second season of the show will be about the return of The Watcher and the journey involving new superheroes and exploration of new and interesting worlds in the multi-verse.
A series starring Alaqua Cox as Maya Lopez, who will be introduced in Hawkeye.
A series starring Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams, a genius inventor who creates the most advanced suit of armour since Iron Man.
Agatha: House of Harkness
A series starring Kathryn Hahn as her character from WandaVision. Jac Schaefer returns as executive producer and head writer.
A series starring Samuel L Jackson as Nick Fury and Ben Mendelsohn as the Skrull Talos – characters who first met in Captain Marvel. The crossover comic series showcases a faction of shape-shifting Skrulls who have been infiltrating Earth for years.
Spider-Man: Freshman Year
An animated series that follows Peter Parker on his way to becoming Spider-Man in the MCU, with a “journey unlike we’ve ever seen and a style that celebrates the character’s early comic book roots.” Executive producer Jeff Trammel serves as head writer.
Along with these, Disney+ will also feature titles such as Willow, Obi-Wan Kenobi, The Princess, No Exit, and more.