Now that the streaming service has a name, the marketing for Disney+ has really begun… Along with some inklings of how it will work.
Per Vulture’s Josef Adalian, Star Wars will be one of the “five central content hubs” for the service (along with classic Disney, Marvel, Pixar and National Geographic) so there won’t be much need for Netflix-style scrolling.
We also know that they’re aiming for the monthly price to be less than Netflix (cheapest plan: $7.99). Disney’s ESPN+ streaming service, which launched earlier this year, currently charges $4.99 a month. So I suspect we’ll be looking at something that’ll run fans $5-7 a month. (And maybe even some savings if bundled with an ESPN+ or Hulu subscription?)
But! The content. What’s coming for Star Wars? Here’s what we know for sure, some speculation about what else may be in play, and what we definitely won’t see.
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One Blu-ray and two comics this week! The fourth and final season of Star Wars Rebels will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on Tuesday, July 31.
And head to your preferred comic venue on Wednesday, August 1 for Star Wars #52 and The Last Jedi #5.
Star Wars Rebels has been nominated for three Emmys for the show’s fourth and final season: Children’s Program, Sound Editing, and a Music Composition nod for Kevin Kiner.
The show was nominated for Children’s Program last year as well, but lost to Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas.
Game of Thrones has the most nominations this year, with 22, though nothing for Star Wars alumni Emilia Clarke, who submitted in the lead actress category this year.
Donald Glover’s Atlanta got writing, directing and lead acting nod for him, and the show is up for comedy series. He also got a guest actor nod for Saturday Night Live. Laura Dern (for The Take) and Thandie Newton (for Westworld) also got nods in lead and supporting actress categories, respectively.
The fourth and final season of Rebels will be avaliable on Blu-ray and DVD on July 31, StarWars.com says today.
There will be six audio commentaries from Executive Producer Dave Filoni as well as special features on the characters, the Force, and composer Kevin Kiner.
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The Last Jedi and Rebels were both winners at last night’s Saturn Awards. Mark Hamill won Best Actor, with Rian Johnson winning Best Writing and Bob Ducsay taking Best Editing. Star Wars Rebels was named Best Animated TV Series.
Black Panther was the night’s biggest winner, with five awards, including Best Comic-to-Film, Best Director, and Best Supporting Actress for Danai Gurira.
Today’s Star Wars Show features a new deleted scene from The Last Jedi, details on a live Facebook chat with Daisy Ridley, an interview with writer Cavan Scott and a look at a special screening of the Rebels finale.
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Star Wars Rebels takes the series out with ‘A Fool’s Hope’ and ‘Family Reunion – And Farewell’. In the final Recon, Andi Gutierrez talks to Dave Filoni, Caroline Robinson Kermel, Keith Kellogg, Tiya Sicar, Taylor Gary, Steve Blum, Carrie Beck and Joel Aron. Pablo Hidalgo answers a question about portals.
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The series finale of Star Wars Rebels is on tap for Monday. The episodes ‘A Fool’s Hope’, and ‘Family Reunion – and Farewell’ begin at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on Disney XD. Sizzle reel and more pics under the cut.
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The next two episodes of Star Wars Rebels, ‘Wolves and a Door’ and ‘A World Between Worlds’, air next Monday at 9:00 ET on Disney XD. Missed Mortis? Fear not, it’s back.
See more photos and a clip below the cut.
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Rebels is back, and Recon with it. Andi Gutierrez talks to Dave Filoni, Kilian Plunkett, Carrie Beck, Caroline Robinson Kermel, Steve Blum, Vanessa Marshall, Taylor Gray, Joel Aron, Keith Kellogg, and Pablo Hidalgo about ‘Jedi Night’ and ‘Dume’. Plus, Pablo answers a question about X-wings.
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