Disney+ has announced that it will be expanding its roster of Marvel live-action series titles in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
On March 16, the streaming service will add daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, iron fist, The defendersand The Punishermore Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD in the USA
These shows, previously streaming on Netflix, will join an already populated collection of Marvel Studios films from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, such as Avengers: Endgame and Black Panther, with other Marvel movie franchises like x-men; Disney+ original series like Wanda Vision; The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Lokiand Hawk Eye; animated series, including the original Disney+ series from Marvel Studios, What if…?; specials and shorts, and documentaries that go behind the scenes, like Marvel Studios is assembled.
Additionally, Disney+ will update its parental controls in the US, a move that will prompt all subscribers to adjust their settings.
This prompt will include the option to select content rating restrictions for each profile and add a PIN to lock profiles. If subscribers choose to keep their settings, they will still be able to watch Disney+ as they normally do in a TV-14 content rating environment, and will have the ability to adjust their profile settings at any time.
“Disney+ has served as home to some of the most beloved brands in the industry, and the addition of these live shows brings more of the Marvel brand, all in one place,” said the president of Disney Streaming. Michael Paull in a statement. “We have had great success with an expanded content offering on Disney+ in our global markets and we are excited to continue here in the United States as well by bringing our consumers not only great content with the new Marvel additions, but also a set of features that help ensure the most appropriate viewing experience for them and their family.
The Marvel series included in the company’s announcement will also be available in all other Disney+ markets later this year.
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