Following the closure of the FOX channel in the United Kingdom in June, Disney has announced that the FX sci-fi drama “War of the Worlds” will be coming to Disney+.

The first season will be available to stream on Disney+ in the UK and Ireland on 28th May.  With the second season coming to Disney+ in July.

Inspired by the classic novel by H.G Wells, set in present-day Europe, ”War of the Worlds”is a multi-facetedseries, written and created byBAFTA award winner Howard Overman(Misfits, Crazyhead, Merlin) of Urban Myth Films. As an alien attack all but wipes out mankind, pockets of humanity are left in a deserted world. This fresh interpretation has an ensemble cast, including award-winning actors Gabriel Byrne (In Treatment) and Daisy Edgar-Jones (Normal People). 


Are you looking forward to this new series arriving on Disney+ in the UK and Ireland?








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5 Comments

  1. Chris June 3, 2021

    It's not actually streaming though?

    1. Luke June 27, 2021

      I've been watching it today.

      1. Nicola July 10, 2021

        Hi Luke do you have a separate Star subscription? Trying to get it to play on our Disney+ and it keeps saying title not available?

  2. Sharon maynard July 13, 2021

    Hi i’m in the uk and i can’t find war of the worlds on disney+

    1. Niks September 3, 2021

      You should make your content ratings to 18+ to access war of the worlds on your account