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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  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