Disney also announced that it will premiere ‘Mulan’ on Disney Plus on September 24 for $29.99.
Disney Plus now has more than 60.5m paying subscribers, The Walt Disney Company’s CEO Bob Chapek announced on Tuesday.
He was essentially offering an update on the 57.5m paid subscriber figure included in the earnings report which covered the company’s most recent quarter ending on June 27.
Disney’s Mulan, the release of which was delayed a couple of times due to Covid-19, will now debut on the streaming platform on September 24 for $29.99.
Revenue for Disney’s direct-to-consumer and international division increased 2% year-over-year, to $4bn, while the unit’s operating loss grew from $562m to $706m.
As for Disney’s other streaming services, ESPN+ has grown more than 100% year-over-year to 8.5m subscribers (as of June 26), while Hulu grew 27% to 35.5m subscribers.
In comparison, Netflix added more than 10m new subscribers in its most recent quarter, bringing its global total to nearly 193m.