During today’s Q3 Earnings Call, Disney’s Chairman and CEO Bob Iger revealed that the company has plans to reimagine some of the Fox properties that it recently acquired.
- There was a lot of noteworthy information to come out of today’s Q3 Earnings Call and a few of those highlights focused on Disney+.
- During the phone conference, Disney CEO Bob Iger told shareholders that Disney has plans to reimagine several titles from the Fox library for their upcoming streaming service.
Iger says Home Alone, Diary of the Wimpy Kid, Cheaper by the Dozen, and Night at the Museum, are expected to be reimagined for Disney+ Live Blog: https://t.co/SoWRVp8VgG
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- Among the newly acquired Fox films Disney hopes to adapt are Cheaper by the Dozen, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Home Alone, and Night at the Museum.
- Disney has already announced over a dozen original shows and movies that are in development for the direct to consumer service, and no timeline was given for the Fox property adaptations.
What he’s saying:
- Bob Iger: "We're also focused on leveraging Fox's vast library of great titles to further enrich the content mix on our DTC platforms. For example, reimagining Home Alone, Night at the Museum, Cheaper by the Dozen, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid for a new generation on Disney+."
- Speaking of Cheaper by the Dozen, Iger announced today that streaming service subscribers would be able to bundle Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ for $12.99 per month. This deal will be available when Disney+ launches in November.
- Fans can learn more about Disney Streaming Services at this year’s D23 Expo 2019 in Anaheim, California. Each streamer will have its own pavilion on the Expo show floor and Disney will also be hosting a special presentation about Disney+.