Streaming giant Netflix recently unveiled a special deal with Disney has been reached. The agreement will make Netflix the “exclusive U.S. pay TV home” for Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and Pixar movies starting in September.A blog post written Monday by Ted Sarandos, Netflix’s chief content officer, revealed the service will be adding over a dozen new titles, including Spotlight and The Wedding Planner. Included at the very end of the post was the announcement of the Disney deal.Any Disney releases from 2016 and onward will be available to subscribers. Some of the new titles will include Captain America: Civil War, The Jungle Book, and Pixar’s Finding Dory.

More than just Disney movies

According to Sarandos, Netflix generally updates their film directory every summer as at-home movie watching increases by 20 percent just after Memorial Day. This year, many non-exclusive titles will be leaving the platform while several new ones only available through the service will be added.

Also coming to the service are new Netflix Original movies. Among them, a comedy from Christopher Guest named Mascots and a military film starring Brad Pitt, War Machine, will be available to subscribers. Both Orange is the New Black and Marvel Agents of Shield will be back for another season.

Four years in the making

Netflix and Disney negotiated the exclusive deal almost four years ago.

In 2012, the entertainment companies said an agreement was made giving Netflix subscribers access to first-run, live-action, and animated feature films. Yet, it wasn’t until Monday that an official start date was announced. As of now, TV channel Starz has the rights to Disney films, but the contract expires in September and many titles were locked up in that agreement.

Shortly after the blog post, shares of Netflix surged by eight percent on the Nasdaq. While currently trading at less than $100 per share, the move from the video service could send the stock price well over $200 within the next year or two, according to some investors.

The exclusive agreement with Disney will give Netflix a huge advantage over competitors Amazon and Hulu.

Industry insiders think subscriptions to the online video streaming service may grow from the current 81.5 million worldwide to 180 million by 2020.

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