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Disney's next streaming service won't launch until autumn 2019, but some juicy details have leaked early.

According to the leak, Disney will invest in original content, with four to five original films and TV series debuting in the service's first year. These will all be typically family-friendly Disney fare.

Its more adult-themed content will be farmed out to the Hulu streaming service, which aired the extremely adult series 'The Handmaid's Tale' last year, which was based on the novel by Margaret Atwood.

There's no word on where Disney's Marvel series will be hosted. Disney owns Marvel, and plans to pull all its Marvel series from Netflix when the deal expires in 2019.

So what original content can we expect on the new Disney service?

The House of Mouse is sticking with established brands and adaptations. It will launch film versions of 'The Paper Magician', 'Stargirl', the 'Timmy Failure' series and 'Don Quixote'. There's also a version of live-action dog sled film 'Togo' and a remake of the 1987 oddity 'Three Men and a Baby'.

It will also use the service as a home to live-action remakes like 'The Sword in the Stone' and 'Lady and the Tramp'.

On the TV side, we can look forward to the first live-action 'Star Wars' series, 'Monsters Inc.', a new 'High School Musical' series and a live-action Marvel show.

Disney is reportedly putting a lot of cash behind these shows. Budgets are rumoured to rival 'Game of Thrones' and 'Westworld'.

These details have come out of meetings Disney has held with Hollywood studios, telling them what to expect when the service launches.

Source: Deadline

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