Yesterday AT&T officially announced HBO Max its new Netflix like streaming services launching in 2020. Today we thought we would take a look at the original content coming to Disney+, Apple TV+, and HBO Max. This is just the original content coming exclusively to these services. Disney+ and HBO Max will also include a huge catalog of back movies and TV shows from their parent companies.
Here is everything coming to Disney+, Apple TV+, & HBO Max:
Live Action Series
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series– In this 10 episode series, a group of real students at East High, the school shown in the High School Musical films, prepare for their own performance of “High School Musical.”
The Mandalorian– The Disney+ live-action Star Wars series is set after the fall of the Empire and tells the story of a gunfighter in a galaxy far from the New Republic.
Diary of a Female President– This series is the story of a 12 year old Cuban-American girl with dreams of becoming president of the United States.
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier– Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan are back in their roles as Falcon and Winter Soldier in this Marvel series.
Loki– Another Marvel series, Tom Hiddleston reprises his role as Loki.
WandaVision – Rounding out the Marvel live action series is WandaVision, starring Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany as Wanda Maximoff and The Vision.
Untitled Cassian Andor Series– This Star Wars series is a spy thriller, starring Diego Luna as Cassian Andor. Expect this one in the second year of the streaming service.
Animated Series & Shorts
Monsters at Work– Featuring many of the original Monsters Inc. cast members, this series picks up six months after the original movie to follow a new Monsters Inc. employee, Tylor Tuskmon.
Forky Asks A Question– Forky from Toy Story 4 hosts this series of 10 shorts where he answers important questions about the world around him.
SparkShorts– This series from Pixar Animation Studios features new storytellers telling stories in new ways with the resources of Pixar.
Lamp Life– Bo Peep from Toy Story 4 takes the lead in this short film that shows what the character has been up to since Toy Story 2.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars– Disney+ will be the new home of The Clone Wars with 12 new episodes airing during year one.
Marvel’s What If…?– The first animated Marvel series is inspired by the comics and tells stories of important moments in the Marvel Universe.
Documentaries, Unscripted Series, & Live Specials
Encore!– Kristen Bell executive produces this series that brings together former high school musical castmates to re-create their original performance.
Shop Class– In this competition series, students are given a challenge to design, build, and test new inventions with one team becoming the champions.
Marvel’s Hero Project– Focusing on real life superheroes, this series introduces audiences to those making a difference in their communities.
Marvel’s 616– This documentary series looks at the historical, cultural, and societal context of Marvel’s stories.
The World According to Jeff Goldblum– This series has Jeff Goldblum taking a closer look at everyday objects and experiences, sharing the history and uniqueness that brings ideas to life.
Be Our Chef– This is the cooking competition show that Disney+ will be introducing. Angela Kinsey hosts the show that brings two families to the kitchen to create Disney inspired dishes.
(Re)Connect– Disney is all about bringing families together. In this series, experts help families work through obstacles to become closer.
Rogue Trip– Journalist Bob Woodruff and his 27 year old son Mack take a unique family vacation to visit sites not often seen by tourists in this series.
Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2– Follow along in the making of Frozen 2 in this documentary that shows the process of artists, cast, and crew.
Untitled Walt Disney Imagineering Documentary Series– This is a behind the scenes look at the history of Walt Disney Imagineering and everything that has gone into creating this magical world.
Ink & Paint– Learn more about the trailblazing women who helped to create Disney classics in this documentary series.
Magic of Animal Kingdom– Go inside the Disney Animal Kingdom park and Epcot SeaBase Aquarium to learn more about the animals and caretakers at Disney.
Earthkeepers– After exploring Animal Kingdom, this series takes a look at the conservationists working to study and protect endangered species.
Cinema Relics: Iconic Art of the Movies– Another behind the scenes look at the world of Disney, this series takes a closer look at the props and costumes that brought our favorite stories to life.
Lady & The Tramp– This remake of the 1955 film tells the story of a proper house dog and an outdoor stray who find companionship and adventure.
The Phineas and Ferb Movie– Phineas and Ferb are back on screen in this movie, as they cross the galaxy to rescue Candace who has been abducted by aliens.
Noelle – Voiced by Bill Hader and Anna Kendrick, this story following Nick Kringle and his sister Noelle and Nick finds himself in the stressful situation of being next in line to become Santa.
Stargirl– Based on the young adult novel Stargirl, this movie is a coming of age story of Leo Borlock and Stargirl, the new girl in school who shows everyone what it means to be yourself.
Timmy Failure– Another movie based on a book series, Timmy Failure is the story of a quirky hero and his polar bear best friend who create a detective agency.
Togo – This is the true life story of a remote Alaskan town that is struck with disease. When the town has no way to get medicine and with a massive storm on the way, they put their trust in a man and his sled dog.
In addition to these new series and movies, we’ll see a library of more than 7,500 TV episodes and 500 movies.
Are you looking forward to the Disney+ launch this November? Let us know what series and movies you’re most excited to watch.
The Morning Show– Apple is partnering with Reese Witherspoon’s company Hello Sunshine for a few different projects, including The Morning Show. This series will star Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston and will look at the people behind the morning shows that we all wake up to.
Amazing Stories – This sci-fi project is a reboot of the series Amazing Stories from the 80s. Like the 80s version, this series will be executive produced by Steven Spielberg. Each episode will have its own unique plot and set of characters.
You Think It, I’ll Say It – This series, based on Curtis Sittenfeld’s collection of short stories, will tackle issues of class, relationships, and gender. Don’t let the serious topics fool you. It’s also a comedy with a female lead, executive produced by Kristen Wiig.
Truth Be Told– Another show from Reese Witherspoon’s media company, this drama has a true crime plotline and will star Octavia Spencer.
See– Another drama with a sci-fi spin, See takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where all of the survivors are now blind.
Foundation– Based on the set of sci-fi books by author Isaac Asimov, Foundation focused on psychohistory expert Hari Seldon who can predict the future. The Foundation is a group set on preserving history before the fall of the empire.
Central Park– This series is an animated comedy from the creator of Bob’s Burgers. The characters are a family who live in Central Park. Look for two 13-episode seasons of this show.
Swagger– This series will tell the story of NBA star Kevin Durant’s early life. Watch for a look inside the world of Amateur Athletic Union basketball.
For All Mankind– Imagine a world where the space race never ended. Ronald D. Moore created For All Mankind which will be one of the first shows released on Apple TV+.
Servant– Previously known as the “untitled M. Night Shyamalan project,” we can expect this series to have the strange twists and turns of the movies this filmmaker is known for.
Untitled Damien Chazelle Drama– Not much is known about this series, but La La Land creator Damien Chazelle will be developing the project.
Home– Take a look inside extreme and extraordinary homes around the world in this series. The docuseries is set to have ten episodes.
Little Voice– JJ Abrams and Sara Bareilles are co-executive producing this musical drama, described as a love letter to the diverse musicality of New York.
My Glory Was I Had Such Friends– Based on a 2017 memoir by Amy Silverstein, this series focuses on Silverstein and her group of friends, supporting her while she waits for a heart transplant.
Dickinson– Hailee Steinfeld will star as Emily Dickinson in this comedic look at the poet’s life and her role in a world she doesn’t necessarily fit in.
Shantaram– based on the 2003 novel by Gregory David Roberts, Shantaram is the fictional story of Lin, a convict fleeing an Australian prison to run to Bombay.
Pachinko– Apple has the rights to a TV version of the novel Pachinko by author Min Jin Lee. The book follows the family of a character named Sunja through 8 generations.
Time Bandits– This series is based on the 1980s movie Time Bandits. In the adventure film, 11 year old Kevin joins a group of dwarves who time travel from one era to the next, in search of treasure.
Mythic Quest– Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia star in this scripted comedy that will take place at a video game development studio.
Calls– Adapted from a French series, Calls is a horror/mystery that focuses on audio snippets rather than depending on images.
Home Before Dark– This series follows child journalist Hilde and her newspaper The Orange Street News in her hometown of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania. Her paper exposes a murder in the town and Hilde is the one to report on it.
Coming of Age in the CIA– Based on the memoir by CIA operative Amaryllis Fox, this series follows a young woman through her time in the CIA.
Peanuts Series– The Peanuts gang is coming to Apple TV+ in series, animated shorts, and more.
Defending Jacob– This thriller, based on a novel by William Landay, tracks the murder of a 14 year old boy and his friend who is suspected of committing the crime.
Oprah Series– Oprah has signed on for a partnership with Apple that will include two docuseries and a documentary about mental health, among other programming.
Losing Earth– Designed as a project to shed light on climate change, this series is based on a New York Times story called Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change. The story covered a 10 year time span, from 1979 to 1989 when a solution was close, but couldn’t be implemented.
Simon Kinberg Sci-Fi Series– Simon Kinberg, known for working with the X-Men movies, will be executive producing and developing this 10 episode series.
Sesame Workshop– Sesame Workshop is another company partnering with Apple to bring new content to the platform. Look for series for kids, including a show called Helpsters, designed to introduce preschoolers to coding.
- “Dune: The Sisterhood,” an adaptation of Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson’s book based in the world created by Frank Herbert’s book Dune, from director Denis Villeneuve
- “Tokyo Vice,” based on Jake Adelstein’s non-fiction first-hand account of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police beat starring Ansel Elgort
- “The Flight Attendant,” a one-hour thriller series based on the novel by Chris Bohjalian, which will star Kaley Cuoco, who is also executive producing alongside Greg Berlanti
- “Love Life,” a 10-episode half-hour romantic comedy anthology series starring “Pitch Perfect” star Anna Kendrick, who will also executive produce alongside Paul Feig
- “Station Eleven,” a postapocalyptic limited series based on Emily St. John Mandel’s international bestseller, adapted by Patrick Somervilleand directed by Hiro Murai
- “Made for Love,” a 10-episode, half-hour, straight-to-series adaptation based on the tragicomic novel of the same name by Alissa Nutting, also from Somerville and directed by S.J. Clarkson
- “Gremlins,” an animated series from Warner Bros. Animation and Amblin Entertainment based on the original movie
*All titles are subject to change without notice.
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