Disney+ August Streaming and News

News and Streaming on Disney Plus in August

 

Disney+ August New Releases

Released August 3
Alice’s Wonderland Bakery (Season 1)
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Episode 302
Lightyear 
Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Ms. Marvel (Premiere) 
The Ghost and Molly McGee (Season 1) 

Released August 5
LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation (2022)
Old Dogs
The Lion King (2019)
The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride 

Released August 10
Bluey (Season 3)
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Episode 303
I Am Groot – All Shorts Streaming (2022)
Running Wild with Bear Grylls: The Challenge (Season 1)

Released August 12
Disney Summer Magic Quest
Father of the Bride
Father of the Bride Part II 

Released August 17
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Episode 304
Meet Spidey and His Amazing Friends (Season 2)
She-Hulk: Attorney At Law – Episode 1 

Released August 19
Beauty and the Beast (1991) 
Beauty and the Beast (2017) 
Tangled 

Released August 24
Blackish (Season 8)
Chibi Tiny Tales (Shorts) (Season 2)
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Episode 305
She-Hulk: Attorney At Law – Episode 2 

Released August 26
Doc McStuffins: The Doc is 10!

Released August 31
America’s National Parks (Season 1) 
Andor – 2-Episode Premiere: Episodes 1-2 
Europe From Above (Season 2)
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Episode 306
Secrets of the Zoo: Down Under (Season 3) 
She-Hulk: Attorney At Law – Episode 3

 

MCU’s First Ever Cross Over Disney+ Series
Secret Invasion

Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first crossover event has viewers on the edge of their seats waiting for Secret Invasion to premiere on Disney+. Samuel L. Jackson will star as Nick Furey alongside Ben Mendelsohn as Skrull Talos, the characters first met in Captain MarvelSecret Invasion will bring together characters seen all across MCU such as Agent Maria Hill, James Rhodes, and Agent Everett Ross. It is believed that the shapeshifting Skrulls will be impersonating other characters seen across the MCU however it is still unclear to what extent. Right now Secret Invasion is set to premiere in the spring of 2023 on Disney+. 

Marvel Phase 5 Announced!

Good news for all those waiting patiently Kevin Feige, President of Marvel Studios, announced the official timeline for Phase 5 of what is coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe! Phase 5 will start by picking up from where Wakanda Forever leaves us at Phase 4.

On February 17th, 2023 it will begin with Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania. Next up Disney+ will have Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Furey in the series Secret Invasion. Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 3 will follow, and Echo a spinoff from the Hawkeye series will be up next on Disney+. Not to leave us disappointed, Loki will then be returning for Season 2. How many more Lokis will we get to meet? I can’t wait to find out! 

The summer of 2023 will come to a close with The Marvels premiering in theaters, which is a sequel to Captain MarvelBlade, Ironheart, Agatha (Coven of Chaos), Daredevil Born Again, Captain America New World Order, and Thunderbolts will finish out Phase 5. Look here for future updates as we get closer to Wakanda Forever

Also Released on Disney Plus- Oldies but Goodies! 

August 5th
Old Dogs (2009)

The Lion King (2019) Sing-Along

The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride – Sing-Along

August 19th
Beauty and the Beast (1991) Sing-Along

Beauty and the Beast (2017) Sing-Along

Tangled Sing-Along

Disney Plus News and Releases for July 2022

July 1
50 Shades Of Sharks

The Birth Of Big Air

The Good, The Bad, The Hungry

Hawaiian: The Legend Of Eddie Aikau

Raging Bull Shark

Slaying The Badger

World’s Biggest Tiger Shark?

World’s Biggest Great White?

Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making Of Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness

 July 4
America The Beautiful

 July 6
PJ Masks Season 5

Ms. Marvel Season 1: Episode 5

July 8
The Wonderful Summer Of Mickey Mouse

 July 13
Chibi Tiny Tales season 1

Life Below Zero: Next Generation Season 4

Spidey And His Amazing Friends Season 1 (4 episodes)

Ms. Marvel Season 1 finale

July 15
Zombies 3

July 20
Mira, Royal Detective Season 2 (4 episodes)

Siempre Fui Yo

Tudo Igual… Só Que Não

 July 27
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: Season 3 premiere

Light & Magic

Ms. Marvel has the Best Reviews of Any MCU Show, but the Lowest Ratings

The next show in the phase 4 MCU timeline is proving to be a dichotomous one. Ms. Marvel which premiered on Disney+ on June 8th was watched by 775K viewers which are significantly less than other MCU premieres. For reference, Loki received 2.5 million viewers for its premiere, Hawkeye received 1.5 million, and Moon Knight received 1.8 million. Samba TV’s official Twitter account reported on the disappointing Ms. Marvel news but still raved about the show’s popularity with Gen Z as viewers ages 20-24 watched at the highest rate out of any previous Marvel show. Ms. Marvel surely caters to its adoring generation as the show follows Muslim American teenager Kamala Khan, just a normal girl engrossed with fandom culture, especially superheroes until one day she gains powers just like her personal heroes. Iman Vellani stars in her first major role, solidifying her spot in the MCU. The first two episodes of Ms. Marvel are now available to stream with new episodes released weekly. 

Young Jedi Adventures Coming to Disney+ and Disney Junior 

The Star Wars franchise has been at the top of its game recently releasing a plethora of new content. From The hit Disney+ show Obi Wan Kenobi to the next season of The Mandalorian recently wrapping filming, these iconic characters aren’t going anywhere even after the 9th film in the series concluded the Skywalker legacy. Now, Star Wars is teaching a whole new audience the valuable life lessons Jedis strive to achieve. Young Jedi Adventures is an all-new animated series that will premiere on Disney Junior and Disney+ in Spring 2023. This new show is set in the era of the High Republic before the events of the first film in the Star Wars series The Phantom Menace. The show is designed for a pre-school audience but older Star Wars fans will likely enjoy watching it along with their kids, spreading Star Wars to a new generation of learners and creatives. 

Obi-Wan Kenobi Breaks Record for Most Watched Disney Plus Premiere

Even after the highly anticipated new series in the Star Wars Disney Plus collection was delayed a week, Obi-Wan Kenobi proved just how dedicated Star Wars fans were to re-enter the world of the prequel trilogy. The series stars Ewan McGregor who reprises his role as the wise Jedi master just after the events of the third film in the legendary franchise Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. The first two episodes of the series premiered on May 27th and according to the official Star Wars account, Obi-Wan Kenobi broke the record as Disney Plus’s most-watched pilot episode. Disney+ has not released more numbers regarding the previous placeholder of the most-watched premiere but fans speculate that The Mandalorian or Loki was the show beaten by the new addition to the Star Wars catalog. The first three episodes are available to stream now on Disney Plus with a new episode relating every weekend, following the schedule of The Mandalorian before it’s in between season hiatus. 

 

LucasFilm is Entering Fantasy Territories Again with Willow 

Though LucasFilm is most known for the Star Wars franchise, the studio has experimented with more fantasy-based stories before with their 2013 film from Blue Sky Epic. Now, Lucasfilm is behind another fantastical project coming to Disney Plus this November. Willow a series following the 1988 movie of the same name also written by George Lucas brings audiences to a vibrant world filled with magic and centering around the classic themes of good vs evil. Warwick Davis reprises his role as the titular Willow as well as other notable Disney franchise alumni such as Tony Revolori best known for playing Flash Thompson in the newest Spider-Man trilogy. Ron Howard who also directed the first movie is an executive producer of the series so fans of the original film can rest at ease knowing that the series is in good hands and will aim to continue the legacy of the first Willow film. 

Teaser Trailer for Strange World Reveals A New Adventure 

Since Encanto hit theaters in November of 2021 its generated a massive amount of success as Walt Disney Animation Studio’s 60th animated feature. Now, in November of this year, Disney is switching gears from a family-oriented musical to a sci-fi adventure film with Strange World. The film is directed by Don Hall who directed Disney’s 59th animated film Raya and The Last Dragon which also had adventure elements and explored the expansive land of Kumandra. Based on the trailer, Strange World certainly draws inspiration from classic high-stakes adventure franchises and films such as Indiana Jones and Jumanji. The trailer also saw a resemblance to the 2002 Disney film Treasure Planet which didn’t do well critically at the time but has since gained a prominent cult following. Jake Gyllenhaal voices Searcher Clade which was the original title for the film and the multi-talented Alan Tudyk is also lending his voice. Another casting has not been published yet but it’s likely more details will be revealed as the release date nears. 

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