March 23 (UPI) -- The Falcon and The Winter Soldier became the most watched series premiere ever on Disney+ during its opening weekend, the streaming service announced on Tuesday.
The new Marvel series is also the most watched title overall during the same time period globally on Disney+.
The premiere episode joins the first episode of fellow Marvel series WandaVision and the first episode of Star Wars spinoff The Mandalorian Season 2, as having the most watched opening weekends for a Disney+ original series.
The duo will embark on another global adventure and take on a new threat led by Zemo (Daniel Brül).
The series also features Emily VanCamp as Sharon Carter and Wyatt Russell as John Walker. Kari Skogland directs the six-episode series with Malcolm Spellman serving as head writer.