Disney+, Hulu Removing Multiple Original Shows and Films on May 26

As Disney CFO Christine McCarthy announced during a recent earnings call, Disney will be removing content from its streaming services. Now, Deadline reports that Disney+ and Hulu will be removing a number of original films and series on May 26th.

UPDATE [4:45 p.m. PT on May 19th]

  • As Disney continues to finalize their list, A Spark Story, Marvel’s MPower and Marvel’s Voices Rising: The Music of Wakanda Forever are no longer set to be removed from Disney+.

What’s Happening:

  • Disney will be pulling original content from Disney+ and Hulu.
  • According to Deadline, this first round of removals will occur on May 26th, giving fans one last week to consume this content.
  • Among the series getting the boot are Lucasfilm’s Willow, Nat Geo’s The World According To Jeff Goldblum, The Mysterious Benedict Society, Big Shot, Earth to Ned, and more.
  • As for films Magic Camp, Timmy Failure, and The One and Only Ivan are among those being removed.
  • While Howard was originally listed as one of the films that would be removed, Disney has reportedly changed its mind and will continue to screen the documentary.
  • Affected titles will be removed from the service worldwide.
  • Considering that many of these titles were created exclusively for the service, it’s unclear where they will be viewable in the future (if anywhere).
  • Below is a list of other content expected to depart — based on lists from Deadline and THR and Variety.

Disney+ Content Being Removed on May 26th [updated at 4:45 p.m. PT on May 19th]:

Hulu Content Being Removed on May 26th [updated at 8:45 p.m. PT on May 18th]:

Kyle Burbank
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