Disney has been planing a special European launch event in London later this week, which was going to showcase Disney+ to members of the press including What’s On Disney Plus and a selected bunch of fans, which had won their place from social media competitions.

Unfortunately, due to concern from the Coronavirus, Disney has scaled back the event.

A Disney spokesperson told the Hollywood Reporter:

“Due to a number of media attendee cancellations and increasing concerns at the prospect of traveling internationally at this time, we have decided to cancel our Disney+ launch events scheduled to take place on Thursday and Friday.”

Now the executive press briefing would now take place next week over webcast.

For U.K.-based journalists, Disney is still going to open a Disney+ lounge for product demonstrations and will find “alternative means” to make talent available to those who were due to attend the Disney+ Originals event.

Disney+ will launch on March 24 across the U.K., Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, and Switzerland.

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Roger Palmer

Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom. Email: Roger@WhatsOnDisneyPlus.com Twitter: Twitter.com/RogPalmerUK Facebook: Facebook.com/rogpalmeruk

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  1. Elizabeth Gatbonton March 4, 2020

    Hi I just want to know why your tv shows and movies aren’t captioned Thank you