Today, the International Cricket Council confirmed that Disney Star won the TV and digital rights to both men’s and women’s global events through to the end of 2027. Disney Star won following a single-round sealed bid process which has yielded a significant uplift to the rights fee from the previous cycle continuing the impressive growth […]

Disney’s international content and operations group has announced that it has appointed Sajith Sivanandan as executive vice president and head of Disney+ Hotstar. Sajith Sivanandan has previously worked at Google as the managing director and business head of Google Pay and Next Billion User Initiatives for the APAC region. He will be joining Disney in […]

Hindi cinema star Kajol has announced that she is going to be starring in a brand new streaming series for Disney+ Hotstar. In a statement, Kajol said: “Exploring new formats is always a challenge, but it’s a great thing as I love to take challenges head-on.  Being an avid fan of digital series, the concept […]

A new report from Media Partners Asia has revealed some new data on the success of Disney+ Hotstar in the Southeast Asia region, which has revealed that the streaming service has picked up over 22% of new streaming subscribers in the first three months of 2022. Within Southeast Asia, there are now 39.5 million subscribers […]

All3Media Entertainment has announced it is developing a new Hotstar Special for Disney+ Hotstar called “Blood”. This new thriller-mystery is going to be helmed by Gurmmeet Singh as the showrunner, and directed by Mihir Desai, the show will be produced by Dreamers & Doers Co, a premium content studio owned by Reliance Entertainment.  “Blood”, is […]

Today, Disney Hotstar launched in Thailand, offering content from Disney’s main brands including Marvel, Pixar, 20th Century Studios, Star Wars, National Geographic and more. This includes many of the Disney+ Originals including “WandaVision”, “Loki”, “Luca”, “The Mandalorian”, “The Falcon And The Winter Soldier” and many more.  Plus a huge collection of films and shows such […]

This past Tuesday, the Walt Disney Company held a press event in Bangkok, Thailand, to share launch details for its streaming service, Disney+ Hotstar. The event was hosted by June Sawitri and also featured appearances by models and actors including Aff Taksaorn Paksukcharern, Boy Pakorn Chatborirak, Tik Jesdaporn Pholdee and Mario Maurer. Disney+ Hotstar launches […]

Disney+ HotStar has officially launched in Malaysia, offering over 800 films and 18,000 episodes from a selection of well-loved content from the Disney’s most iconic entertainment brands, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic. Subscribers can sign up on or download the Disney+ Hotstar app on Android and iOS devices from today to […]

Vodafone Idea in India has announced a new collaboration with Disney+ Hotstar, to bring high-quality entertainment and a year full of Cricket to Vi customers. This coming-together aims to bring the best of video content to Indians across the two most popular genres of Entertainment and Cricket. With the new packs, Vi customers will now […]

Disney has announced a brand new animated series called “The Legend Of Hanuman”, which will be coming to Disney+ Hotstar VIP in India on January 29th 2021. From burning down Lanka to slaying demons, He is worshipped and admired by billions the world over for His many acts of righteousness and eternal devotion to Lord […]

Disney has announced what shows and movies will be coming to Disney+ Hotstar in India throughout November.   New content includes new episodes of Disney+ Originals Star Wars: The Mandalorian, The Right Stuff and The Magic Of Disney’s Animal Kingdom.  Along with new Disney+ Originals such as The Real Right Stuff,  Inside Pixar and Marvel’s 616. […]

The Walt Disney Company has announced that Uday Shankar will be stepping down as president of the Walt Disney Company APAC and chairman, Star & Disney India, effective as of December 31st,2020.  The announcement was done by Rebecca Campbell, who is chairman of Disney’s Direct-to-Consumer & International segment. Over the next three months, Mr. Shankar […]

Disney has signed a deal with the BBC to make an Telugu version of its hit show, “One Of Us” for Disney+ Hotstar. One Of Us originally aired on BBC in 2016 as a four-part series and tells the story of childhood sweethearts Adam Elliot and Grace Douglas, who have returned home from their honeymoon […]

The global rollout of Disney+ continues as, over the weekend, Disney+ Hotstar launched in Indonesia.  With over 500 movies and 7000 episodes of content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and Marvel.  This includes all of the Disney+ Originals such as Lady and the Tramp and the Mandalorian, in addition to content from National Geographic […]