Disney Plus' Marvel TV shows will reportedly cost up to $25 million an episode. Here's how that compares to TV's most expensive series.
- Disney Plus' Marvel TV shows "Falcon and the Winter Soldier," "WandaVision," and "Hawkeye" will cost "as much as $25 million per episode," according to The Hollywood Reporter.
- Variety previously reported that the shows would be six to eight episodes in length, so each series could cost between $150 million and $200 million.
- Apple is also investing heavily in original content for its own upcoming streaming platform, Apple TV Plus. "The Morning Show" will cost $300 million for two seasons (or $15 million an episode for 20 episodes), Bloomberg first reported.
- That's on par with the final season of "Game of Thrones," which cost $15 million an episode.
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Disney Plus' Marvel TV shows will have a hefty price tag on par with the movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.The shows "Falcon and the Winter Soldier," "WandaVision," and "Hawkeye" will cost "as much as $25 million per episode," according to The Hollywood Reporter. Variety had previously reported that the shows would be six to eight episodes long, so each series could cost between $150 million and $200 million.Advertisement
Disney is investing heavily in its upcoming streaming service and is projecting a 2020 original programming budget "short of $1 billion," according to THR. "The Mandalorian," the first live-action "Star Wars" series and another high-cost show, is priced at $15 million an episode, according to THR.
cost $15 million an episode ($90 million for six episodes), according to Variety.Advertisement
Netflix's high-budget shows like "The Crown" and "Stranger Things" cost $10 million and $8 million per episode, respectively, according to Variety.
The first of the Disney Plus Marvel shows, "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier," is set to debut next year. Disney Plus launches November 12 and Apple TV Plus launches November 1.
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