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Disney+ makes its first foray into Africa, launches in South Africa

Disney+, the highly anticipated streaming service from The Walt Disney Company, is now live in South Africa, bringing together an unparalleled lineup of content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and more.

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Subscribers will also have access to a burgeoning collection of 4K Ultra HD films including the first seven Star Wars movies—available for the first time in this format—along with Hocus Pocus, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Toy Story 1–3 and more. South African pricing has also been announced at R119.00 per month, or R1 190.00 for an annual subscription.

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” that sees Jeff take us on an entertaining, insightful and playful ride. In each episode of these 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.

Disney+ has been designed to provide subscribers a best-in-class experience that is available anywhere, anytime, with high-quality and commercial-free viewing, up to four concurrent streams, unlimited downloads on up to 10 devices, personalized recommendations and the ability to set up to seven different profiles. Parents may also set Kids Profiles that create an easy-to-navigate interface to connect younger viewers with age-appropriate content.

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