Disney to Pull Films From Netflix to Begin Their Own Streaming Service

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If you already have Hulu, Netflix, HBO Go, and Amazon Prime, would you consider adding another streaming video service to your list? Disney is betting that you will. KVUE reports that Disney is pulling all of their movies and shows from Netflix in favor of releasing their own streaming service starting in 2019. “Disney and Pixar movies, Disney channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD content” will be available, and by the time the new service is in the works, Disney will have new hits on their hands like “Toy Story 4,” the new “Lion King” (live action), and a second “Frozen” film.

“I love you Disney… but you’re crazy if you think I’m paying for another service,” Yolanda Machado wrote on Twitter where many people are rolling their eyes at the idea of having to start another subscription.

Some investors are concerned about the change, as well. Reuters explains, “If Disney charged $5 per month, it would need about 5.8 million subscribers to match the income from Netflix, or 2.9 million subscribers at $10 per month.” They’ll start slowly, but could potentially make more than they did with their partnership with Netflix. It will all depend on how many people are ready to sign up.