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From She-Hulk to MoonKnight, Star Wars Ashoka, Hocus Pocus 2, Will Smith’s Welcome to Earth, The new Mighty Ducks series, Mandolorian, WandaVision, and so many more… this is what South Africa can look forward to on Disney+.


Johannesburg, South African (29 March 2022) – Disney+, the streaming service from The Walt Disney Company, has confirmed launch dates for the 42 countries and 11 new territories set to launch this winter.

The streaming service will launch in South Africa on 18 May 2022. South African pricing has also been announced at R119.00 per month or R1,190.00 for an annual subscription.

And here’s a surprise: Disney also owns Hulu – an incredible series and movie streaming service they have rebranded and added to their Europe compliment called STAR! And we’re getting it too!

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With exclusive original content and thousands of episodes and movies from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and general entertainment from Star, Disney+ is the streaming home for some of the world’s most beloved stories.

Subscribers will have access to Star Wars’ “The Book of Boba Fett” and “The Mandalorian” from executive producer and writer Jon Favreau. In addition, the Marvel Studios’ series “Moon Knight” starring Oscar Isaac as Steven Grant, which sees a mild-mannered gift-shop employee becoming plagued with blackouts and memories of another life as well as Academy Award®-nominated “Shang-Chi and the Legend of The Ten Rings” starring Simu Liu and Awkwafina, will also be available at launch.

Subscribers will also be able to enjoy Disney and Pixar’s Academy Award®-nominated “Luca”, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Academy Award®-winning “Encanto”, which tells the tale of an extraordinary family called the Madrigals and Academy Award®-winning “Cruella” starring Emma Stone as the legendary “Cruella de Vil”.

In general entertainment, subscribers will also be able to watch titles including “The Simpsons”, “Queens” and “The Kardashians”. From National Geographic, fans will have access to both seasons of “The World According To Jeff Goldblum” which sees Jeff take us on an entertaining, insightful and playful ride. In each episode of this 12-part series, he pulls on the thread of a deceptively familiar object to unravel a world of astonishing connections and fascinating science and history.

Disney+ offers access to high-quality viewing up to four concurrent streams, unlimited downloads on up to ten devices, and the ability to set up to seven different profiles, including the ability for parents to set Kids Profiles that have an easy-to-navigate, child-friendly interface to access age-appropriate content.

Some of our favourites on the platform right now:


How I met your Father


Only Murders in the Building


The Mandalorian

Moon Knight

The Dropout

And here’s a look at all the Disney+ Originals coming in 2022:


Ms Marvel

Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

I Am Groot

The Book Of Boba Fett

Obi-Wan Kenobi


Star Wars: The Bad Batch – Season 1 and 2

Cheaper by the Dozen


Better Nate Than Ever

Hocus Pocus 2


The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild


The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder

The Spiderwick Chronicles



Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series



Cars on the Road

America the Beautiful

The World According to Jeff Goldblum

Limitless With Chris Hemsworth


Pam and Tommy

The Dropout

No Exit



The Princess

And there will be plenty more Disney+ Originals heading to Disney+ throughout 2022, plus new shows from Disney’s television networks like the Disney Channel, National Geographic and ABC. In addition to new theatrical releases throughout the year.

Sources: Ride for Hope
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