Report: Official Bluey Movie Coming to Disney+

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It’s no secret that Bluey is already one of the most successful animated series currently streaming. It has shattered records and amassed a fanbase that stretches around the world. However, the success of its final episode might result in the biggest move of Bluey’s career.

A cheerful group of animated dogs, including Bluey, with flower crowns happily posing together for a picture.
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The episode “The Sign” is set to premiere globally on BBC, Disney+, and Disney Junior on April 14, 2024, and it will likely be one of the most streamed programs on Disney’s magical streaming service. Its success won’t just result in a tremendous spike in viewership but a possible full-length feature film for everyone’s favorite blue cartoon dog.

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“The Sign” is already set to be the “biggest ever,” as it clocks in at a whopping 28 minutes instead of the show’s standard seven-minute runtime for episodes. If it is as successful as many are predicting, a Bluey movie might be just around the corner. Additionally, the creator has already confirmed his interest.

The Bluey Movie

The Wheelers jumping in front of their house
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Since gracing our screens circa 2019, Bluey and her canine companions have had a massive career. From a stage adaptation in the form of Bluey’s Big Play to a clothing line by Hanna Andersson and a balloon at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day, things are going great for the little dog that could.

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As the show hypes audiences up for its upcoming season finale, much has been said about the show’s ending. While it’s been confirmed that Bluey’s creative team will be taking a hiatus after 154 episodes, they are far from finished.

Joe Brumm and Heelers
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It’s painfully obvious that the final episodes will result in the biggest streaming boom, so why wouldn’t the Walt Disney Company want to capitalize on a potential Bluey movie? Especially when Bluey creator Joe Brumm has shared his interest on the record.

In a report from DeadlineBrumm shared,

“I’m loving going longer on ‘The Sign’, and I’d love to try to go longer — I definitely would not rule that out. That’s why I’m very interested to see how The Sign goes down with the audience. Obviously, it’s four times as long as a normal episode. Will the audience accept a stint with a longer story?”

Disney dropped the ball when passing over the opportunity to bring Bluey and Bingo into the theme parks, but a chance at redemption might be knocking at the door if they take Brumm at his word. Only time will tell.

For Real Life?

Bingo and Lila slide in Bluey season 3
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While we can neither confirm nor deny the reality of a movie based on the beloved blue heeler from Brisbane is in the works, its success on Disney+ will ultimately determine the next steps in her career. The creators are far from finished after the big finale this Sunday, and a film adaptation does sound like the next logical step.

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The pieces are all there if Disney wants to capitalize on perhaps its most-watched animated series. The show has an exponentially growing fanbase, high reviews, and a creator willing to push his creation to the next level. All that’s really missing is a negotiation between Ludo Studio and the House of Mouse.

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