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Star Wars & Marvel TV Channels Possibly On The Way

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Fri, 05/15/2015 - 21:17

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Possibly joining the Disney channels, ESPN and ABC could be Star Wars and Marvel.

SlashFilm reports at a recent investors call, Disney CEO Bob Iger mentioned the possibility of Star Wars and Marvel channels.

"We have said that with these channels and these brands — ESPN, ABC, Disney, maybe even down the road something related to Star Wars and Marvel — we do have an ability as a company to take product, specifically filmed entertainment, television, movies, directly to consumers," Iger offered.

It's noted Iger didn't elaborate on the Star Wars or Marvel channels, but it's not too hard to guess what they may feature.

Obviously a Star Wars or Marvel channel would feature all the past movies and animated series, with the possibility futher down the line of having original shows and series. It's even possible one day that the Star Wars or Marvel Disney channels would exclusively feature the branded series - say, instead of Netflix.

As of right now, it's basically just talk, but the potential is definitely out there. An added bonus if they do create original content for the Star Wars and Marvel channels would be the use of more obscure characters. 

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