Disney wants to undercut Netflix's price ahead of 2019's streaming war

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Disney doesn't plan on selling ads for the streaming service, but Iger commented he wouldn't rule out sponsorships.

"We had the time of our lives collaborating with Lucasfilm and Disney on "The Last Jedi, ' " Johnson and Bergman said in a joint statement".

During the call, Iger also revealed plans to develop TV spin-offs for Pixar classic Monsters Inc and High School Musical, as well as more shows within the Marvel Universe.

What realm of Marvel will this future show possibly explore?

The Netflix deal allowed the MCU to tackle characters and stories they would never touch in their family-friendly films, and with all new Marvel shows being limited to Disney's streaming service and networks like ABC and Freeform, it's unlikely we'll see any more like them.

Star Wars is no stranger to the world of television, though all of its previous offerings have been animated, including Star Wars: Rebels, which is ending its run on Disney XD this season.

"Our advantage as a company is to take advantages that exist out there for good television and take advantage of it", Iger said during an investors call.

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As for Star Wars, this TV show news comes alongside word that Disney has firm plans for a new Star Wars trilogy; it will be be directed by Rian Johnson.

Furthermore, the studio will produce "four or five" movies a year, exclusively for the Disney service.

As soon as we know more, we'll let you know, sports fans. "We can't wait to continue with this new series of films".

For the quarter ended September 30, Disney reported earnings of $1.07 a share, excluding some items, missing the $1.14 average of analysts' estimates.

One App: Disney will feature one app and this strategy is already in play as Disney recently combined their channels into the Disney Now app. Disney expects to have an app that will feature specific content for cable subscribers with alternate content for subscribers to the service.

According to The Wall Street Journal, any new Marvel shows will probably be exclusive to Disney's streaming service, which is likely to debut in 2019.

It was previously reported that Disney would launch its streaming service with "500 films from the Disney library.in addition to around 7,000 episodes of Disney TV". This will launch before the entertainment-focused service rolls out.

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