Hulu Picks Up a Boatload of Disney Movies in New Deal

It was announced today that video-streaming service Hulu will be the exclusive home to over 50 classic Disney movies. According to deadline.com, movies like Pocahontas, Mulan and Lilo & Stitch will be available exclusively from Hulu, a service which Disney owns 30% stake in (with NBC Universal and 21st Century Fox).

hulu disney moviesOf course, new releases will not be available on Hulu right away as Netflix purchased the rights to all new Disney, Marvel, Pixar and Star wars movies a few years back in a deal that took effect earlier this year.

Hulu already had a number of Disney Channel and Disney Junior shows available for streaming. A full listing of the Disney Junior shows available on Hulu can be found here.

You’ll also recall that it was announced last month that Hulu and Disney reached an agreement to bring live Disney, ABC and ESPN content to Hulu’s new “skinny bundle” live-TV product.

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I am founder and editor of DisneyNews.us and DisneyEverything.com My passion for all things Disney goes pretty far back but was deepened by two semi-recent developments:1) The birth of my son (who is now 6 years old and can't get enough Disney); and 2) Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm/Star Wars (did I mention I was a super Star Wars geek?)I recently came to the realization that I spent a significant portion of my day reading articles about Disney and watching it with my son, so it only made sense that I would start sharing some of what I read and see and building a little community around it.