Disney Plus isn’t resting on its laurels. Despite having only just launched in Australia, the streaming service will be boosting its library with over 70 new titles in the coming weeks. This includes fresh episodes of The Mandalorian, new Pixar shorts and a bunch of X-MEN movies. Here’s the full list.
Naturally, the big drawcard for December is more episodes of The Marlorian – a captivating sci-fi western set in the Star Wars universe. The finale will land on Disney+ on December 27, but first we’ll be getting four more episodes to binge on.
Disney Plus users are also getting a stack of X-Men movies (including the critically acclaimed Days of Future Past), weekly animated shorts (starring characters from Toy Story, Wreck-It Ralph and Frozen), more educational hi-jinks from Jeff Goldblum (including an episode all about video games) and the teen rom-com 10 Things I Hate About You starring Heath Ledger.
Read on to see everything coming to Disney+ in December.
Friday 29 November
The Mandalorian Chapter 4
The Mandalorian teams up with an ex-soldier to protect a village from raiders.
High School Musical: The Musical Episode 4 – “Blocking”
After Nini discovers that E.J. isn’t who she thinks he is, Ashlyn gets caught in the middle. Gina and E.J. team up as “wonderstudies,” and Ricky gets an unexpected visitor at home.
Encore! Episode 4 – “Grease”
Twenty-eight years ago, classmates from Hackensack High School in Hackensack, New Jersey performed the Broadway classic “Grease.” Now, the cast returns to reprise the roles of their youth with the help of Broadway professionals.
Marvel’s Hero Project Episode 4 – “Here Comes Hailey”
When Hailey’s grandmother started to suffer from Alzheimer’s, Hailey was afraid she would lose the close bond they shared. So Hailey found a way to connect. Through the power of puzzles, Hailey teaches other kids dealing with their loved ones’ dementia how to make connections for a strong family. Now, Marvel will recognise her compassionate work as she becomes part of Marvel’s Hero Project.
The Imagineering Story Part 4 – “Hit or Miss”
After a tragic downturn, Michael Eisner steps back from creative stress and hires business minded managers to fill the void. The pendulum swings from art to commerce. The Imagineers enter an era of austerity. While some projects enjoy enormous success, others are cancelled, and still others, disappoint. The pattern seems irreversible.
The World According to Jeff Goldblum Episode 4 – “Denim”
Jeff Goldblum slips into the tight-fitting world of DENIM to explore its transformation from a workman’s uniform to an empowering statement of identity. He adventures down abandoned mine shafts with “Indiana Jeans;” seeks out vintage denim at America’s biggest flea market; and joins Texan denim-clad line dancers all while he uncovers the fascinating history of the garment that took over the world.
Forky Asks A Question – “What is Time?”
Rex uses the age of real dinosaurs as an example to give Forky an understanding of the concept of time.
Disney Family Sundays Episode 4
The globetrotting Crownholm family joins DIY Expert Amber Kemp-Gerstel for an activity inspired by Pixar’s “Up”
Sunday 1 December
New Library Titles
- Henry Hugglemonster (Seasons 1-2)
- Miles From Tomorrowland (Seasons 1-3)
- Sheriff Callie’s Wild West (Seasons 1-2)
- Star vs. The Forces of Evil (Seasons 1-4)
- The Incredible Dr. Pol: Blue Ribbon Kids (Special)
- The Incredible Dr. Pol: Jingle Pols (Special)
- Incredible! The Story of Dr. Pol (Special)
- Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts (Shortform)
- Frozen Fever (Shortform)
- Supercar Megabuild (Seasons 1-2)
Tuesday 3 December
One Day At Disney
One Day At Disney is a spectacular collaboration between Disney Publishing Worldwide and Disney+. The new documentary series will arrive on December 3, highlighting the talented men and women who bring life to some of Disney’s most beloved stories.
Friday 6 December
The Mandalorian Chapter 5
The Mandalorian helps a rookie bounty hunter who is in over his head.
High School Musical: The Musical Episode 5 – “Homecoming”
Miss Jenn organises a girl’s night out with Kourtney and Nini to help Nini shake off the boy drama, while the rest of the theater kids attend the East High Homecoming dance, where Carlos learns to dance like everyone’s watching.
Encore! Episode 5 – “Annie Get Your Gun”
Twenty-one years ago, high school classmates from Satellite High School in Satellite Beach, Florida performed the Broadway classic “Annie Get Your Gun.” Now, the cast returns to reprise the roles of their youth with the help of Broadway professionals.
Marvel’s Hero Project Episode 5 – “Mighty Rebekah”
Rebekah is on a mission to shield others from hate, and make the world a safer, more loving place for everyone. Raising awareness for LGBTQ youth and putting herself out there as a role model for other kids has made her a hero. She doesn’t know it yet, but Rebekah is being initiated into a small group of extraordinary kids, as she joins Marvel’s Hero Project.
The Imagineering Story Part 5 – “A Carousel of Progress”
Bob Iger returns Imagineering to the foundation of Disney DNA – quality wins out. He modernizes the formula. By strategically investing in creative content, international expansion and new technology, he empowers the Imagineers to plus the existing parks worldwide, especially the recent ones that fell short of expectations. After a decade, the parks never looked better.
The World According to Jeff Goldblum Episode 5 – “BBQ”
Jeff Goldblum embarks on a mouth-watering tour of all things BBQ and discovers a whole new subculture and language behind this primordial culinary tradition. He joins the BBQ Pit Boys for a Connecticut cookout and visits a cutting-edge farm facility to learn about an unusual meat alternative –insects! Jeff then puts his new skills to the test as his grills up a July 4th feast.
Forky Asks A Question “What is Love?”
Forky attempts to understand the concept of love from Bonnie’s elder toys who believe they’ve been there, done that.
Pixar In Real Life Episode 2 – “Finding Dory: Aquarium Escape”
Dory and Hank surprise real aquarium visitors as they whizz by in a stroller, attempting an elaborate escape.
Disney Family Sundays Episode 5 – “Mickey and Friends: Ornaments”
The Freeman family make decorations inspired by Mickey Mouse and friends.
One Day At Disney Episode 1 – “Eric Goldberg, Animator”
Legendary animator Eric Goldberg sketches Disney’s most iconic characters.
Tuesday 10 December
Rocky Mountain Animal Rescue (season 1)
Friday 13 December
The Mandalorian Chapter 6
The Mandalorian joins a crew of mercenaries on a dangerous mission.
High School Musical: The Musical Episode 6 – “What Team?”
When Miss Jenn is placed on temporary leave and rehearsals are put on hold, the students rally together to defend their drama teacher.
Encore! Episode 6 – “Oklahoma!”
Twenty-eight years ago, students at Brookwood High School in Snellville, Georgia planted their Southern roots in the classic musical “Oklahoma!” Now, the alumni reunite with the help of Broadway professionals to restage it for an encore performance. The cast comes together and turns their struggles into a sensation, while learning more about themselves and each other in five days. Tony award-winning Broadway actress Ali Stroker appears in this episode.
Marvel’s Hero Project Episode 6 – “Make Way For Jahkil”
Jahkil wanted to help the homeless people he noticed in his city, so he started distributing his Blessing Bags full of essential items. As he sets new goals to reach even more people who could use his support, Jahkil never strays from his original goal – to show people, no matter their situation, that they deserve kindness and dignity. That’s what makes Jahkil a true Marvel Super Hero.
The Imagineering Story Part 6 – “To Infinity and Beyond”
Bob Iger personally shepherds his labor of love, the Shanghai Disney Resort. The Imagineers customize an ambitious new theme park to fit China’s culture, a symbol of patience and collaboration. Meanwhile, through innovative technology and immersive placemaking, the beloved pop culture worlds of Avatar, Marvel and Star Wars come to life.
The World According to Jeff Goldblum Episode 6 – “Gaming”
Jeff Goldblum plugs in to the world of GAMING as he discovers that video games are far more than a mindless past time. From the high-octane world of e-sports to game-design sound engineering and Live Action Role Roleplay (LARP), Jeff witnesses how gaming can be a vehicle for empathy, cooperation and confidence building, which has an impact far beyond the virtual sphere.
Forky Asks A Question – “What is a Computer?”
Trixie explains to Forky what a computer does as they experience the common stresses of technology.
Set in a world of magical realism, “Wind” sees a grandmother and her grandson trapped deep down an endless chasm, scavenging debris that surrounds them to realize their dream of escaping to a better life.
Disney Family Sundays Episode 6 – “Cars: Winter Snow Globe”
This holiday-themed craft inspired by Pixar’s “Cars” is the wheel deal for the Gubany family
One Day At Disney Episode 2 “Thom Self: Machinist/Scuba Diver”
Follow Thom Self as he spends his nights diving into Disneyland Resort’s underwater attractions.
Wednesday December 18
The Mandalorian Chapter 7
Thursday December 19
10 Things I Hate About You
Friday December 20
New Library Titles
- The Wolverine
- X-MEN Origins: Wolverine
- X-MEN Apocalypse
- X-MEN: Days of Future Past
- X-MEN: First Class
- X-MEN: The Last Stand