Premiering tomorrow (Feb 23) in Singapore, it is safe to say that the local launch of Disney+ is the talk of the town. There’ll be over 500 movies and 15,000 episodes across six content brands, including Disney, Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, National Geographic and Star. It’ll cost you $11.98 a month or $119.98 a year.
To know what to catch on the new streaming service (and help you overcome choice paralysis), read on. Oh, and you’ll also want to pencil in Mar 19 as The Falcon and The Winter Soldier will be released then.
Told as a standalone story within the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), Helstrom follows the journey of two siblings who are children of a mysterious and powerful serial killer. Available on Disney+ Singapore at launch, this riveting series will spotlight the antiheroes as they deal with their skill sets and complicated dynamics.
A meaningful and inspiring docuseries, Inside Pixar offers an insider’s look at the people, artistry and culture behind the successful Pixar Animation Studios. Learn more about the making of its 2020 film Soul, before checking out what might be in Luca, an upcoming American 3D computer animated film set to be released in June 2021.
It won’t be available in Singapore at launch, but Loki will arrive on Disney+ come May 2021, and you’ll want to mark your calendars for it. See the God of Mischief step out of his brother’s shadow in this series that takes place after the events of Avengers: Endgame; English actor Tom Hiddleston will return to reprise his role as the titular character while joined by Owen Wilson and Sophia Di Martino.
Set five years after the events of Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, The Mandalorian is a live-action Star Wars series starring Pedro Pascal as a lone gunfighter on a personal mission to protect The Child aka Baby Yoda. Available in Singapore at launch, you’ll want to catch the Disney+ original as soon as you get your hands on a subscription.
Like Loki, WandaVision also takes place after the events of 2019 MCU film Avengers: Endgame. But the series that pays homage to past sitcoms is bound to offer more than meets the eye as Wanda (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany) live in a reality that takes them through various decades of television tropes. It’s also set to be available on Disney+ Singapore at launch, and given the buzz around it, it’s a must-watch.