IT’S HERE! DISNEY+ IS OFFICIALLY LIVE ACROSS THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (8 June 2022) – Disney+, the streaming service from The Walt Disney Company, has officially launched across the UAE and in 15 other markets across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). With thousands of films, series and exclusive Originals from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and general entertainment from Star, Disney+ offers fans the greatest stories, all in one place.
In general entertainment, subscribers will be able to watch titles including the hit original comedy series “Only Murders in the Building,” “The Kardashians,” as well as all seasons of “The Simpsons”, “Grey’s Anatomy”, and “The Walking Dead.” There’s also a wide-reaching movie line-up from classics like Avatar, to action-packed Academy Award®-nominated comedy “Free Guy” starring Ryan Reynolds.
Superhero fans will have access to all of their favorite titles from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including Academy Award®-nominated “Shang-Chi and the Legend of The Ten Rings”, “Black Panther”, and “Avengers: Endgame”, and the latest Marvel series including “Moon Knight”, from Egyptian Director Mohamed Diab, and Ms. Marvel, which premieres globally on Disney+ today and features Marvel’s first Muslim superhero.
Subscribers will be able to enjoy the beloved stories from Disney and Pixar, including the entire “Toy Story” franchise, “Soul” and Academy Award®-nominated “Luca”, and from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Academy Award®-winning “Encanto” which tells the tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, and Academy Award®-winning “Cruella” starring Emma Stone as the legendary “Cruella de Vil”.
With unprecedented access to Disney’s vault, beloved classics such as “Cinderella,” “Aladdin”, “The Lion King,” and “The Little Mermaid,” will be available to stream alongside recent blockbusters like “Frozen”, “Frozen II”, and “Mulan (2020)”. There will also be hundreds of Disney Channel series, shorts, and specials available to stream, including “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” and “Hannah Montana”.
National Geographic documentaries including “The Rescue” and “Free Solo”, from Academy Award®-winning directors and producers E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, will sit alongside popular National Geographic series such as “The World According To Jeff Goldblum” and “Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted”.
Subscribers will also have access to Star Wars’ original series, including “Obi-Wan Kenobi”, which is the most-watched Disney+ Original series premiere globally to date, based on hours streamed in an opening weekend. In addition, Disney+ will be the home of the entire Skywalker saga, with Star Wars Episodes 1 through 9 streaming on the service.
Users will have access to high-quality viewing, up to four concurrent streams, unlimited downloads on up to 10 devices, and the ability to set up to seven different profiles, including the ability for parents to set Kids Profiles to access age-appropriate content.
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*Full list of MENA countries (in alphabetical order) with monthly and annual pricing:
Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic, along with The Simpsons and much more. In select international markets, it also includes the new general entertainment content brand, Star. The flagship direct-to-consumer streaming service from The Walt Disney Company, Disney+ is part of the Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution segment. The service offers an ever-growing collection of exclusive originals, including feature-length films, documentaries, live-action and animated series, and short-form content. With unprecedented access to Disney’s long history of incredible film and television entertainment, Disney+ is also the exclusive streaming home for the newest releases from The Walt Disney Studios. And through Star, it offers the latest from 20th Century Studios, Disney Television Studios, FX, Searchlight Pictures, and more. For more, visit disneyplus.com, or find the Disney+ app on most mobile and connected TV devices.