Might the drive be with you, Wildcats.
TV collection primarily based on Stars Wars and Excessive Faculty Musical are within the work, Walt Disney Firm chairman and CEO Bob Iger revealed throughout a quarterly earnings name with reporters. Nonetheless, you may have to attend till 2019 to catch the beloved-for-wildly-different-reasons franchises.
The live-action initiatives would debut on Disney’s streaming service, which can launch in 2019.
Along with Star Wars and Excessive Faculty Musical TV collection, Disney can be seeking to create a collection primarily based on Monsters Inc., its 2001 animated hit movie with Pixar.
Although the Stars Wars franchise has aired 5 animated TV exhibits, this will likely be its first live-action one. The information comes sizzling on the heels of the announcement that Rian Johnson, the author and director of Star Wars: The Final Jedi (in theaters Dec. 15) will create a brand-new Star Wars trilogy, the primary of which he’s additionally set to write down and direct.
As for HSM, a fourth installment of the beloved franchise, which made Zac Efron a family title, is ready to air on Disney Channel. Viewers can count on to fulfill an entire new class of East Excessive Wildcats.
Iger mentioned Disney’s yet-to-be named streaming service will price lower than Netflix’s month-to-month charge (so $10.99 or much less) and can purpose to place out 4 authentic motion pictures per yr, together with tv exhibits.