New to Disney+ this week (US)
Here’s a look at everything coming to Disney+ in the US this week.
Highlights include the premiere of “Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Ms. Marvel” on August 3 and “LEGO Star Wars: Summer Vacation” releases on August 5.
A new episode of Season 3 of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” will also be released.
New library titles include Disney/Pixar’s “Lightyear,” “The Lion King” (2019) Sing-Along, “The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride” Sing-Along and more.
WEDNESDAY 3 AUGUST 2022
Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Ms. Marvel – Premiere
This installment of ASSEMBLED takes us on the journey to bring a long-awaited global phenomenon to life. Go behind the scenes every step of the way with immersive footage from the making of the series, along with insightful on-set interviews from the cast and crew of Ms. Marvel as we watch Iman Vellani and her character, Kamala Khan, become the fan-favorite superhero right before our eyes.
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Season 3 – Episode 2 – “Into the unknown”
A reluctant EJ takes the reins in a surprising new role on “Frozen”. New campers bring surprising vocal chops — and competition — to auditions for “Frozen,” while Nini in Los Angeles makes a potentially life-changing discovery of her own
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Disney/Pixar light years
The film features the voices of Chris Evans as the capable Space Ranger Buzz Lightyear, Uzo Aduba as his commander and best friend Alisha Hawthorne and Peter Sohn as Sox. Keke Palmer, Taika Waititi and Dale Soules lend their voices to Junior Zap Patrol’s Izzy Hawthorne, Mo Morrison and Darby Steel respectively, and James Brolin can be heard as the enigmatic Zurg. The voice cast also includes Mary McDonald-Lewis as onboard computer IVAN, Isiah Whitlock Jr. as Commander Burnside, Efren Ramirez as Airman Diaz, and Keira Hairston as Young Izzy. Directed by Angus MacLane (co-director “Finding Dory”), produced by Galyn Susman (“Toy Story That Time Forgot”) and featuring a score by award-winning composer Michael Giacchino (“The Batman,” “Up”), “Lightyear” streams only on Disney+ August 3, 2022.
Alice’s Wonderland Bakery (S1, 5 episodes)
A vivid reimagining of the classic 1951 film, the series centers on Alice, the great-granddaughter of the original heroine and a budding young baker at the enchanted Wonderland Bakery, where her magical treats help a new generation of friends and families together.
The Ghost and Molly McGee (S1, 5 episodes)
Created and produced by Bill Motz and Bob Roth (“LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures”), along with executive producer Steve Loter (“Kim Possible”), the series follows the optimist Molly, who lives to make the world a better place, and the grumpy ghost Scratch, whose job is to spread misery.
FRIDAY 5 AUGUST 2022
LEGO Star Wars: Summer Vacation – Premiere
Finn has arranged a surprise vacation for his friends aboard the Galactic Starcruiser, The Halcyon! But Finn’s plan quickly goes awry when he is separated from the group. Alone aboard the Halcyon, Finn meets three Force Spirits – Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker and Princess Leia, who each share their own unexpected stories of vacations gone wrong.
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The Lion King (2019) Sing along
Disney’s film travels to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and embraces his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the arrival of the new kid. Scar, Mufasa’s brother – and former heir to the throne – has his own plans. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With the help of a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba must figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his. The all-star cast includes Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon, using cutting-edge filmmaking techniques to bring beloved characters to life on a completely new way.
The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride Sing-Along
Experience the power of “Upendi” – which means “love” – as Kiara, Simba’s strong-willed daughter, seeks adventure away from her father’s watchful eye. Timon and Pumbaa can only do so much to protect her, especially when she meets an exciting rival, Kovu, a cub being groomed to lead Scar’s pride. As Kiara and Kovu search for their rightful places in the great “Circle of Life,” they discover that it may be their destiny to reunite their prides and bring peace to the Pride Lands. Featuring the original all-star voice cast, stunning animation and enchanting songs, Kiara and Kovu’s adventures delight audiences of all ages as the glorious ‘Circle of Life’ continues for a new generation.
Two best friends and business partners on the verge of closing a big deal are forced to take care of seven-year-old twins and get into a series of mishaps.