Viewers can finally catch Disney movies on Hulu. We have all the reasons to celebrate because the streaming services has successfully negotiated the deal on classic films. These include Mulan and Pocahontas.
It?s a multi-year deal and Hulu’s largest catalog deal with a studio. Earlier this year, the streaming service secured a deal with The Disney-ABC Television Group. The contract allows streaming Disney Channel and its family of kids’ programming networks.
The deal also includes more than 20 Disney Channel Original Movies. Hulu is now the only subscription streaming video service that offers a collection of 50-plus animated and live-action films. These also include The Nightmare Before Christmas, Air Bud and Sister Act.
Other titles that are set to arrive in Hulu in the coming months include the following:
- Lilo & Stitch
- The Emperor’s New Groove
- Muppet Treasure Island
- The Princess and the Frog
- Con Air
- Gone in 60 Seconds
- The Mighty Ducks
- Pearl Harbor
- Step Up
- Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion
Disney Movies on Hulu
Hulu senior vice president Craig Erwich said, “The Disney brand is synonymous with beloved movies that the whole family can enjoy.? Erwich further stated that their top priority is to expand their offerings of top-rated kids and family programming.
Meanwhile, recently released Disney films aren?t included in the deal. An example of these is Star Wars: Rogue One. Netflix currently owns streaming rights to Disney films released in 2016 and beyond.
Hulu is also launching its live streaming service. Hulu’s subscription service is currently delivered on demand. Subscribers spend $7.99 monthly for limited advertising. Those who don?t like commercials pay $11.99.
USA Today notes that The Walt Disney Company owns a 30% stake in Hulu, as does Comcast (NBCUniversal) and 21st Century Fox. Time Warner owns 30% stake since August.
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