This is only in | Here’s what you’ll be able to watch on Disney+ in South Africa on launch day

Disney+ content preview. (Photo: Source/Disney+)

  • Disney+ will launch in South Africa on May 18.
  • Subscribers will have access to more than 1,000 movies, 1,500 series, and 200 original films.
  • Disney+ will include content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and Star.

Disney + On Thursday, it announced the full South African launch day lineup. The streaming service will launch with 1,000 movies, over 1,500 series, and 200 exclusive originals.

star Wars

Local subscribers will have access to Star Wars’ boba fett book and both seasonal The Mandalorian From May 18. Disney+ will also present the entire Skywalker story, with star Wars Episodes 1 through 9 are streaming on the service.

Daisy Ridley in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

Daisy Ridley in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

Photo: Lucasfilm/Disney

Super heros

Superhero fans will have access to over 60 Marvel movies, including Oscar-nominated films. Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten RingsAnd eternityAnd Avengers: Endgame and Captain Marveland more than 80 Marvel series including moon knightAnd loki And WandaVision.

Simo Liu in the movie Shang-Chi and Legend of the Ten Ri

Simo Liu in Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings.

Photo: Marvel


Subscribers will also be able to enjoy over 100 titles from Disney and Pixar, including full Toy Story franchise business, spirit And an Oscar nominee LucaFrom the Academy Award-winning Walt Disney Animation Studios incanto Which tells the story of an extraordinary family, Al Madrigal, and an Academy Award winner Cruella Starring Emma Stone as the legendary Cruella de Vil.

A scene in Encanto

A scene in Encanto.

Photo: Disney

National Geographic

National Geographic documentaries including Rescue And free solofrom Academy Award-winning directors and producers E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, along with popular National Geographic series such as The world according to Jeff Goldblum And Gordon Ramsay: Unknown.

Alex Honnold solo climbing El Capitans Freeride

Alex Honnold solo climbs El Capitans Freerider in Yosemite National Park. (National Geographic / Jimmy Chin)


In general entertainment, subscribers will also be able to watch titles including the hit original comedy series Only the murders in the buildinglimited series Pam and TommyAnd KardashiansAnd QueensMystery movie Death on the Nile Directed and starring Kenneth Branagh, as well as The Simpsons and seasons background instinct anatomyAnd 9-1-1 And blackish.

Gal Gadot in Death on the Nile.

Gal Gadot in Death on the Nile.

Photo: 20th Century Studios

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With unprecedented access to the Disney vault, beloved classics like CinderellaAnd tangledAnd The Princess and the FrogAnd little mermaidIt will be available to stream along with the latest blockbuster movies like Raya and the last dragon And Mulan (2020). There will also be hundreds of Disney Channel series, shorts, and specials available to stream, including Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir And Phineas and Ferb.

Yifei Liu in “Mulan”.

Photo: Disney

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Fans can now register their interest to take advantage of the exclusive introductory offer for subscribing to Disney+ at South Africa at R950. The pre-launch offer for the annual subscription is only available until midnight on May 17 and equates to 12 months for the price of eight.

Standard price confirmed at launch at R119 per month or R1190 for an annual subscription.

Disney+ will launch in South Africa in 2022.

Disney+ will launch in South Africa in 2022.

Photo: Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via

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