“The Princess Bride” Coming to Disney+ May 1

The official Disney+ twitter account shared a video today featuring Robin Wright and Cary Elwes, the stars of the beloved classic movie The Princess Bride. The video explained that the movie will be coming to the streaming service on May 1.

  • The Princess Bride is a beloved fantasy fairy tale adventure based on the novel by William Goldman.
  • The 1987 film features a grandfather reading the story to his grandson. The audience is pulled into the adventure where the story’s characters are brought to life.
  • In addition to Wright and Elwes, the film stars:
    • Peter Falk
    • Fred Savage
    • André the Giant
    • Mandy Patinkin
    • Billy Crystal
  • The Princess Bride was directed by Rob Reiner and distributed by 20th Century Fox, which is now of course 20th Century Studios under Disney ownership.

ICYMI – More Disney+ news:

  • Want to see what else is coming to Disney+ in May? Check out the complete list.
  • Disney+ is about to give us a very new kind of Disney Princess when its sci-fi fantasy film Secret Society of Second-Born Royals debuts on the streamer this summer. Entertainment Weekly shared some first look photos from the upcoming film.
  • A mere few weeks ago, we learned that Disney’s Artemis Fowl would be debuting exclusively on Disney+. Now we know when: June 12th.
  • Two actors, Stellan Skarsgard and Kyle Soller, are in final negotiations for their roles in an upcoming Cassian Andor spin-off of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story for Disney+.