With Disney looking to consolidate its streaming services around the world, it has announced that it will merge Star+ into Disney+ in Latin America on June 26th, 2024. Disney+ in Latin America will be brought in line with how the streaming service operates internationally with the introduction of the Star Hub. This hub includes general […]

Later this year, during the second quarter of 2024, Disney is planning on closing down its Star+ streaming service in Latin America, merging it into Disney+, bringing sporting programming and general entertainment from its studios such as 20th Century Studios, ABC and FX. Back in 2021, outside of the United States and Latin America, a […]

With the streaming business going through a stage of colsoldiation as the reality of there being too many streaming services on the market for consumers to subscribe to and only so much money to go around. Disney has been in a unique situation in the United States for the past five years, running two separate […]

Last summer, it was revealed that Lionsgate would be closing down its streaming service, Lionsgate+ (formerly known as StarzPlay), in many countries around the world.  In Latin America, Disney and Lionsgate had many legal disputes over the Star brand following the launch of the Star+ streaming service in 2021, which offered a variety of Disney […]

Back in 2021, when Disney introduced the new general entertainment hub, Star, onto Disney+ in countries around the world, including the UK, Canada and Australia, it launched an entirely different streaming service in Latin America called Star+. This streaming service combined all the general entertainment content from Disney’s studios like FX, ABC and 20th Television, […]

Disney has announced that the upcoming FX limited series, “Shōgun,” will be released on its streaming services worldwide, including Hulu in the United States and on Disney+ around the world on February 27th 2023. Along with this announcement, there was a significant shift in release strategy also revealed for Latin America, as previously the show […]

It’s been over two and a half years since Disney launched Star as its sixth general entertainment hub on Disney+ in countries around the world, including the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Japan and many more.   Fully integrated into Disney+ in these markets, Star has its own dedicated brand page featuring a robust collection of general […]

Earlier this year, Disney launched Lionsgate+(formerly known as StarzPlay) on its Latin American streaming service, Star+, as a premium add-on.  The add-on includes a deep library of entertainment told from fresh perspectives. Stream or download bold original series like “Pennyworth”. The reason why Lionsgate+ was available within Star+, was due to a legal battle throughout […]

The last year has seen Disney making drastic changes to its business in an effort to save billions of dollars, which include a drastic reduction in its general entertainment content and laying off 7000 employees.   Since Disney purchased 20th Century Fox in 2019, it has been dealing with the debt involved in the purchase.  Since […]

June is Pride Month; a time set aside to recognize and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. Disney+ features several movies, series and specials that put a focus on inclusion. Many of the titles included in the Pride collection have been nominated for GLAAD Media Awards. Let’s take a look at some of those titles that have […]

With Disney repositioning its Entertainment divisions to focus on profitability over streaming subscriber numbers, we are going to see a shift in how content is going to be released in Latin America. Recently, Fernando Barbosa, who is Disney Latin America’s leader of Production, Acquisition and Distribution, revealed that after three years of distributing and marketing […]

Disney+ Hotstar subscribers in many South East Asia countries, including Malaysia, Indonesia & Thailand, have had the app recently updated to a new version known as “Hotstar X”, which brings the app design closer to a Disney+ experience internationally.  A new beta version of the app is being offered to users, before the new update […]

March is going to be a bumper month for new original content on Disney+ around the world with many new Star Originals from Searchlight, 20th Century Studios, ABC and more.  Some of the big new releases include new films such as “Boston Strangler” and also some brand new shows like “UnPrisoned” and much more. Here […]

Last year, Disney made an agreement with Lionsgate in 2022 following a legal battle throughout Latin America over a dispute over the Starz brand following the launch of Star+ throughout the region.  The agreement included offering a bundle which included Disney+, Star+ and StarzPlay, which launched last summer, but required three separate apps. Star+ is […]

Susan Walker (Natalie Wood) is a very intelligent, sensible little girl who has been brought up by her mother Doris (Maureen O’Hara) to not believe silly fairy stories or get lost in her imagination. And that includes not believing in Santa Claus. But when her mother needs a last minute replacement Santa for the Macy’s […]