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If you want access to the full catalog of films from the Star Wars franchise or the Marvel universe after 2019, you’ll need to sign up for Disney’s forthcoming streaming service, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced on Thursday.
Last year, Netflix began streaming a wide range of Disney titles, including Disney animated films and films from Disney’s Pixar, Lucasfilm, and Marvel divisions. Last month, Disney announced that it would be pulling a number of Disney titles from the Netflix catalog.
In that announcement, Disney left the door open to keeping the Star Wars franchise and Marvel films on Netflix.
But now Disney is slamming the door shut on a renewed Netflix deal, choosing instead to use movies like Iron Man, Captain America, and the forthcoming Star Wars: Episode IX as a draw to a new Disney-owned streaming service.
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