Disney broadcasts first UK-made authentic presentations for Disney+


Disney has introduced the primary UK-made authentic productions for its streaming platform Disney+, with 3 new presentations within the works.

It comes after the leisure massive published it had teamed-up with carrying legend David Beckham on a brand new display that can see him mentor younger footballers in east London.

The newly introduced presentations come with what Disney describes as “a swashbuckling circle of relatives journey, an electrifying heist drama and an leading edge comedy sequence”.

Sally Wainwright attending a photocall for 'Gentleman Jack' during the BFI and Radio Times Television Festival at the BFI Southbank, London.
Sally Wainwright will pen a brand new Disney sequence

BAFTA-winning author Sally Wainwright, who’s in the back of presentations akin to Satisfied Valley, Gentleman Jack and The Archers, will pen The Ballad Of Renegade Nell, a sequence set within the 18th century a few freeway robber, that will probably be made underneath the Disney banner.

The corporate has additionally commissioned two presentations for its extra grown-up emblem, Famous person – heist drama Culprits, and comedy Peculiar.

Liam Keelan, Disney’s vp of authentic content material, commented: “Those 3 exceptional titles constitute precisely the place we wish to be with our commissioning technique for Disney and Famous person – initiatives of scale, originality and with most sensible skill hooked up.

“That is only the start of a concerted push to convey the most productive concepts and storytellers to the provider, interesting to audiences each right here in the United Kingdom and around the globe.”

Johanna Devereaux, director of scripted programming, added: “This is a excitement and a privilege to be operating with those outstanding writers and manufacturers.

“The Walt Disney Corporate is deeply dedicated to supporting numerous, bold storytelling from famend creators and emblem new voices, and we’re overjoyed to welcome Sally, J, Emma, and their exceptional generating groups to Disney+.”

The streaming platform has had a bumper first 12 months, with Disney revealing that it had attracted 100 million subscribers since launching in 2019.

Its Disney+ originals have proved to be a large luck for the platform, with blockbuster presentations like The Mandalorian and WandaVision being made particularly for the provider.


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