We cannot wait to experience this year’s D23 Expo.
D23 has already announced that guests attending the expo will get a first look at films like Onward and Frozen 2. Information about Epcot’s transformation will be shared, Christina Aguilera will become a Disney Legend, and Dancing with the Stars, National Geographic, and The Simpsons are all slated to make appearances. Now, D23 has announced that those attending the 2019 D23 Expo will be some of the very FIRST to experience Disney’s new streaming platform, Disney+.
Here’s a look at all of the streaming panels that will take over the D23 Expo this year.
Disney+ First Look Showcase
There will be an exclusive Disney+ preview Friday, August 23rd. Yvette Nicole Brown will host the presentation as never-before-seen content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic are shared. Expect surprise guests, performances, a first look at Lady and the Tramp, The Mandalorian, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, and more! This will all take place in Hall D23 at 3:30 on August 23rd.
Guests can also check out an advance screening of the first episode of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series at 5:30 PM on August 23rd in the D23 Arena. Guests can also expect to see the new cast on the arena stage!
On the Expo show floor, the Disney+ Pavilion will offer demonstrations of the Disney+ app. Guests will also be able to check out costumes and props from a few Disney+ Originals. Here, guests will also be able to subscribe to the service with a special offer!
There will also be a Hulu Pavilion. Here, guests will find more than “20 iconic costumes and artifacts, including the famous red robe worn by the likes of Elisabeth Moss in The Handmaid’s Tale, paintings featured in season one of Castle Rock, and George Clooney’s Catch-22 costume.” Attendees will also see props from new Hulu Originals like Little Fires Everywhere, in addition to shows like The Good Doctor, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and The Goldbergs.
Disney+ Pavilion Stage Programming
According to D23.com, the Disney+ Pavilion Stage will host three full days of panels. You can view the full lineup as released by D23 below.
Friday, August 23
10 AM – ESPN+ Presents Peyton’s Places Special Screening and NFL 100th Anniversary Trivia
12 PM – Walt Disney Animation Studios Panel with Eric Goldberg and Mark Henn
12:30 PM – The World According to Jeff Goldblum Q&A with Jeff Goldblum
1:15 PM – Phineas and Ferb Conversation with Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh
Saturday, August 24
10 AM – ESPN+ Presents SneakerCenter Panel moderated by show director Bobbito Garcia
11 AM – ESPN+ Presents SneakerCenter Demonstration by Mr. Cartoon
12 PM – Stargirl Performance and Panel
1 PM – The Simpsons Trivia with Yeardley Smith
1:15 PM – Marvel’s Hero Project Panel with Sana Amanat, Sarah Amos, and Stephen Wacker
2:30 PM – Forky Asks a Question and Lamp Life Creative Panel with Val LaPointe, Bob Peterson, Mark Nielsen, and Marc Sondheimer
3 PM – Secret Society of Second Born Royals Q&A with Peyton Elizabeth Lee and Skylar Astin
Sunday, August 25
10:45 AM – Prop Culture Movie Prop Showcase and Q&A with Dan Lanigan, Jason Henry, Tony Swatton, and Fon Davis
11:15 AM – Be Our Chef Games with Angela Kinsey
12 PM – Monsters At Work Behind-the-Scenes Presentation with Bobs Gannaway and Ferrell Barron
12:45 PM – The Imagineering Story Conversation with Leslie Iwerks and Bob Weis
1:15 PM – Short Circuit Creative Panel
3:30 PM – Pixar’s SparkShorts Screening
5 PM – ESPN+ Hosted DJ Wrap
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We cannot wait to check out all that’s in store at the D23 Expo. Are you going this year? Let us know in the comments below!