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Here's a sneak peek of what Disney+ has to offer when they launch on Jun 8th in the UAE

Disney+ has finally unveiled an extensive sneak peek at the line-up for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). With over 1,200 films, more than 1,000 series and a slate of 100 exclusive Originals and counting, the long-awaited streaming service will launch in the UAE and in 15 other MENA markets on June 8th.

In general entertainment, subscribers will be able to watch titles including the hit original comedy series Only Murders in the Building, The Kardashians, and seasons of The Simpsons, Grey’s Anatomy, and The Walking Dead. There's also a movie line-up from classics like Avatar, to action-packed comedy Free Guy starring Ryan Reynolds.

If you're a superhero fan, you'll have access to favourite titles from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including Shang-Chi and the Legend of The Ten Rings, Black Panther, Avengers: Endgame and Black Widow, and the latest Marvel series including Moon Knight, WandaVision, plus the animated series What If...?.

As a family, you'll be able to settle down to popular stories from Disney and Pixar, including the entire Toy Story franchise, Soul, Luca, Encanto and Cruella starring Emma Stone as the legendary Cruella de Vil.

As a subscriber, you'll also get access access to Disney’s vault of classics such as Cinderella, Aladdin, The Lion King, and The Little Mermaid, plus blockbusters like Frozen, Frozen II, and Mulan (2020). There will also be hundreds of Disney Channel series, shorts, and specials available to stream, including Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and Hannah Montana.

National Geographic (which has recently joined under the Disney umbrella) will offer documentaries including The Rescue and Free Solo, alongside popular National Geographic series such as The World According To Jeff Goldblum and Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted.

Star Wars' The Book of Boba Fett, both seasons of The Mandalorian, and the latest original series, Obi-Wan Kenobi starring Ewan McGregor, will also be available on Disney+.

You can register your interest to take advantage of an exclusive introductory offer to subscribe to Disney+ across the region. This pre-launch offer for the annual subscription is only available until June 7th and is equivalent to 12 months for the price of eight, based on the monthly subscription price at launch*.

The price includes up to four concurrent streams, unlimited downloads on up to 10 devices, and the ability to set up to seven different profiles, including the ability for parents to set Kids Profiles to access age-appropriate content.

*In the UAE the introductory offer for an annual subscription is AED239.00 until Jun 7th. After this date, the cost will be AE289.99 for an annual subscription or AED29.99 monthly.