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Welcome to the first Disney + day. It’s part birthday – Disney +, the streaming service, has just turned two years old – and part looks to the future, with the company showing dozens of shows coming online now, in the coming weeks and in the coming months and years.
It’s also a definite reminder from Disney + – which just announced that it now has more than 118 million paid subscribers worldwide – that the first two years were just the beginning. And that there is much more to come.
Here’s everything Disney announced at Disney + Day.
- Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings: The hit Marvel movie was the first to hit theaters after the pandemic closed and is finally on Disney +.
- Marvel Studios’ 2021 Disney + Day Special: This stand-alone explores the past, present and future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and will include looking at upcoming titles and new project announcements.
- Hawkeye: It’s post-blip Clint Barton, with a simple mission – get back to his family. Starring Jeremy Renner, Hailee Steinfeld, Vera Farmiga, Fra Fee, Tony Dalton and newcomer Alaqua Cox. Premiere November 24.
- Moon night: A new worldwide action-adventure series with a complex guard who suffers from dissociative identity disorder. The many identities that live inside him are thrown into a deadly war of gods against the backdrop of modern and ancient Egypt. Coming in 2022.
- Hun-Hulk: Tatiana Maslany is She-Hulk / Jennifer Walters, a lawyer specializing in superhuman litigation. Coming in 2022.
- Ms. Marvel: Kamala Khan is a 16-year-old Pakistani American from Jersey City. She’s an aspiring artist, an avid gamer and a voracious fanfiction writer, she’s a big fan of Avengers – and one in particular, Captain Marvel. Coming in the summer of 2022.
- Echo: A new series featuring Alaqua Cox as Maya Lopez that you will meet in Hawkeye.
- Iron heart: Dominique Thorne stars as Riri Williams, a genius inventor who creates the most advanced armor suit since Iron Man.
- Agatha: House of Harkness: A spinoff from WandaVision with Kathryn Hahn repeating her role.
- Secret invasion: Samuel L. Jackson returns as Nick Fury, and Ben Mendelsohn returns as Skull Talos in a crossover event series showing a faction of shapely Skrulls who have infiltrated Earth for years.
- The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special: Written and directed by James Gunn.
- X-MEN ’97: An animated series that explores new stories in the original series’ iconic timeline from the 1990s.
- What if …? Season 2: A new season featuring alternate endings and timelines at MCU.
- Spider-Man: Freshman Year: A new animated series that follows Peter Parker on his way to becoming Spider-Man.
- I Am Great: A series of shorts that explore Baby Groot’s heyday, growing up and of course getting into trouble.
- Marvel zombies: An animated series that finds a different Marvel universe and a new generation of heroes fighting a zombie scourge.
More about Disney +
- Pinocchio: Tom Hanks, Cynthia Erivo and Luke Evans star in the retelling of Robert Zemeckis. With voices from Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Keegan-Michael Key and Lorraine Bracco. Premiere autumn 2022.
- Baymax: The star of Big Hero 6 gets its own animated series. Premiere summer 2022.
- Zootopia +: A new series in short form from the world of Zootopia with a premiere in 2022.
- Tiana: The princess embarks on a great new adventure as the newly crowned Princess of Maldonia, but a call to her past in New Orleans is not far behind. Coming in 2023.
- Cheaper by the dozen: Gabrielle Union and Zach Braff recreate the comedy. Coming to Disney + in March 2022.
- Ice Age: Adventures of Buck Wild: Simon Pegg stars as Buck in the film, which premieres on January 28, 2022.
- Disney intertwined: The first Disney + series produced in Latin America, it follows Allegra, who is ready to change the past to achieve her dream. Available now.
- sneakerella: The high-energy, music-driven film set in the avant-garde street-sneaker subculture of New York City puts a gender-turned-twist on the “Cinderella” adventure. Premiere February 18, 2022.
- De-enchanted: Tthe follow-up to Enchanted will stream in the fall of 2022.
- The proud family: Higher and prouder: Based on the Disney Channel series from the early 2000s, The Prouds are now, well, taller and more proud. Debuts February 2022.
- High School Musical: The Musical: Series: Season 3 will follow its characters to sleepaway camp for a summer with campfires, romances and nights without a curfew.
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Animated version of the series debuts on December 3, 2021.
- Rodrick rules: The animated version of the book lands sometime in 2022.
- Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers: John Mulaney and Andy Samberg will star in live action / animation coming in the spring of 2022.
- Spiderwick Chronicles: The series, based on the beloved, best-selling books, follows the Grace family – twin brothers Jared and Simon, sister Mallory and mother Helen – as they move into the homes of their dilapidated ancestors. They begin to unravel a dark mystery about their tipo darken who once discovered the secret and sometimes dangerous fever.
- The Beatles: Come Back: Premiere over three nights from November 25th.
- Better Nate than ever: Based on the Tim Federal book, the series stars Aria Brooks, Joshua Bassett and Michelle Federer and introduces Rueby Wood as Nate. Norbert Leo Butz and Lisa Kudrow also star.
- The world according to Jeff Goldblum: The first five episodes of season 2 debuted Novermer 12 on Disney +. Be sure to check out our interview with the man himself!
- Hokus Pokus 2: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy are back as Sanderson Sisters in the fall of 2022.
- Home Sweet Home Alone: It’s a new spin on the old classic. Max Mercer is a mischievous and inventive young boy who has been left behind while his family is in Japan on vacation. So when a married couple trying to retrieve an invaluable heirloom turns their attention to the Mercer family’s home, it’s up to Max to protect it from intruders… and he will do anything to keep them out.
Star Wars and Lucasfilm
- Arrow: Warwick Davis, from the set of the upcoming series, introduces the cast, including Ruby Cruz, Erin Kellyman, Ellie Bamber, Tony Revolori, Amar Chad Patel and Dempsey Bryk. The Willow series premieres in 2022.
- Obi-Wan Kenobi: Ewan McGregor and director Deborah Chow take us behind the scenes of the series coming in 2022.
- Under the helmet: The legacy of Boba Fett: Explore the origins of the legendary bounty hunter. Available now.
- Pixar 2021 Disney + Day Special: Pete Docter takes fans behind the scenes at Pixar Animation Studios to watch some of their upcoming Disney + projects.
- Cars on the road: Larry the Cable Guy (voice of Mater from the Cars movies) takes Lightning McQueen on a cross-country trip.
- Win or loss: A softball team from junior high school is preparing for the championship match. Coming in 2023.
- Welcome to Earth: Will Smith (and his iconic line from Independence Day) take us on a unique tour around the world in a six-part series that premieres on December 8th.
- America The Beautiful: A six-part series coming in 2022 showing our country forward.
- Limitless with Chris Hemsworth: Thor himself discovers the full potential of the human body in the original six-part series coming in 2022.
Star (international), Hulu (USA) and Star + (Latin America)
Of course, Disney is not just limited to Disney +. Here’s what’s coming to Star Brand internationally, at Hulu in the US and at Star + in Latin America:
- Rosaline: A new (and fun!) Twist on Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, where the classic love story is told from Julie’s cousin, Rosaline… who happens to be Romeo’s ex-boyfriend. Kaitlyn Dever stars and is directed by Karen Maine. Coming in 2022.
- Princesses: Joey King is a young royal who is more comfortable with a sword than a tiara and now has to save his kingdom from mercenaries. Coming summer 2022.
- Exchange: This new entry into the Predator world, taking place in the world of the Comanche Nation 300 years ago, comes in the summer of 2022.
- No output: A thriller that finds Darby Thorne (Havana Rose Liu) stranded in a snowstorm and forced to find shelter at a rest stop on the highway with strangers. Coming in 2022.