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STAR launches on Disney+ today

Disney launches the long-anticipated STAR content on streaming service Disney+ in the UK and Ireland today, adding over 75 TV series and more than 280 movies alongside an initial slate of 4 exclusive Star Originals.

New titles will be added to the service each month from Disney’s creative studios, including Disney Television Studios (20th Television and ABC Signature), FX Productions, 20th Century Studios and more.

Disney has also revealed three new Originals; National Geographic’s highly anticipated 8-part limited series GENIUS: ARETHA, Krista Vernoff’s Rebel inspired by the life of Erin Brockovich today as well as spin-off of black-ish and critically acclaimed hit series grown-ish starring Yara Shahidi.

Feminist comedy Dollface featuring Kat Dennings and Shay Mitchell, created and exec produced by Jordan Weiss and Margot Robbie will become available next month for subscribers to enjoy, alongside  John Slattery’s sci-fi drama series Next, four-part series filmed during the pandemic Love in the Time of Corona featuring Ava Bellows and Leslie Odom Jr.,  Academy® Award nominated Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Danny Boyle’s The Beach, and more action blockbusters like Gone in 60 Seconds, Enemy of the State and Taken.

These will join the already confirmed titles including crime thriller Big Sky from visionary storyteller David E. Kelley (Big Little LiesThe Undoing); Love, Simon spin-off series Love, Victor written by the film’s original writers Isaac Aptaker (This Is Us) and Elizabeth Berger (This Is Us) and adult animated sitcom Solar Opposites, co-created by Justin Roiland (Rick & Morty) and Mike McMahan (ex-writer’s assistant on Rick & Morty). Drama series Helstrom, executive produced by Paul Zbyszewski along with Karim Zreik and Jeph Loeb, will also be available at launch.

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