Elaine LowVarietyFebruary 4, 2020, 3:52 PM CST
Iger also floated the possibility of infusing “The Mandalorian” with more characters and taking their “stories in new directions,” nodding to potential for spinoff series.
The chief exec disclosed that Disney Plus, as of Monday, had accrued 28.6 million paying subscribers, confirming Variety‘s earlier reporting of an expected 25 million to 30 million subs. By Dec. 28, the streamer had 26.5 million paid subscriptions, per the company’s quarterly report. Disney topped forecasts for the quarter, ended Dec. 28, and much of the call — as anticipated — focusing on the new streaming platform.