This December, Disney+ subscribers in the United States have some new films to look forward to watching, including a brand new live-action series based on the popular Percy Jackson books plus the return of Marvel’s “What If”?
In December, Hulu On Disney+ will be launching in the United States, offering the best of Hulu content within the Disney+ app for Disney Streaming Bundle subscribers, though no more information on this project has been revealed yet.
Here’s the rundown:
Marvel’s What If – Season 2
Season two of “What If…?” continues the journey as The Watcher guides viewers through the vast multiverse, introducing brand new and familiar faces throughout the MCU. The series questions, revisits and twists classic Marvel Cinematic moments with an incredible voice cast that includes a host of stars who reprise their iconic roles. It features fan-favourite characters this season, like Nebula, Hela and Happy Hogan.
A new episode will be released daily from Friday, 22nd December 2023, until the 30th of December
Percy Jackson and the Olympians
“Percy Jackson and the Olympians,” tells the fantastical story of a 12-year-old modern demigod, Percy Jackson, who’s just coming to terms with his newfound divine powers when the sky god, Zeus, accuses him of stealing his master lightning bolt. With help from his friends Grover and Annabeth, Percy must embark on an adventure of a lifetime to find it and restore order to Olympus.
This original series will debut on Wednesday, 20th December 2023 with two episodes, with a new episode being released each week.
Doctor Who – 60th Anniversary Specials
The 60th anniversary specials continues the story which has seen the Fourteenth Doctor (David Tennant) and Donna Temple-Noble (Catherine Tate) reunite as they come face-to-face with their most terrifying villain yet: the Toymaker.
There will be two 60th Anniversary specials will be released globally (except in the UK/Ireland) on Saturday 2nd and 9th December. There will also be a holiday special released on Christmas Day.
Dancing with the Stars (Season 32)
“Dancing with the Stars” is the hit series co-hosted by Alfonso Ribeiro and Julianne Hough in which celebrities are paired with trained ballroom dancers to compete in themed choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough.
There are just the semi-finals and finals of “Dancing With The Stars” set to air live on Disney+ in the US and Canada on Tuesday 5th & 12th.
BTS Monuments: Beyond the Star
Featuring never-before-seen interviews, performances and behind-the-scenes moments with RM, Jin, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin, V and Jung Kook, BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star will take audiences on an in-depth journey across the band’s 10-year career, highlighting their highs and lows for the first time ever in a captivating docuseries format.
Two episodes will be released on Disney+ globally from Wednesday, 20th December 2023
Soundtrack #2 (Korean Original)
Suho and Hyeonseo, who once dated for six years, meet again as a youthful rich CEO and a piano instructor. K works with Suho on a collaborative project and invites Hyeonseo to join them. Suho and Hyeonseo embark on a bumpy romantic journey full of twists and turns. Will history repeat itself?
Two episodes of this Korean original series will be released every Wednesday throughout December
Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life (Season 2) – Special Christmas Episode
Chip and Dale are as eager as ever to increase their acorn stash. But their tumultuous dynamic makes it hard for things to ever go right. Along with Pluto, Donald, and even more Disney characters, the world’s favorite chipmunk duo take on a brand-new chunk of trouble!
This special Christmas episode is coming to Disney+ on Wednesday, December 20th, 2023.
The Santa Clauses – Season 2
In the second season, the Calvin family is back in the North Pole as Scott Calvin continues his role as Santa Claus after retirement plans were thwarted when he failed to find a worthy successor in season one. Now that Scott and his family have successfully saved Christmas, Scott turns his focus towards training his son Cal to eventually take over the “family business” as Santa Claus. However, a bit of North Pole magic brings an unexpected challenge to Scott’s plan.
New episodes of “The Santa Clauses” are being released on the first two Wednesday’s in December.
There are also going to be some great new shows heading to Hulu in the United States and on Disney+ around the world in December including:
A Murder At The End Of The World
A Murder at the End of the World is a mystery series with a new kind of detective at the helm – a Gen Z amateur sleuth and tech-savvy hacker named “Darby Hart” (Emma Corrin). In the new limited series, Darby and eight other guests are invited by a reclusive billionaire (Clive Owen) to participate in a retreat at a remote and dazzling location. When one of the other guests is found dead, Darby must put to use all of her combined skills to prove it was in fact murder, all against a tide of competing interests and before the killer takes another life.
A new episode of “A Murder At The End Of The World” will be released on Tuesdays.
Dragons of Wonderhatch
Nagi doesn’t feel she fits in with her surroundings; she lives in the real world and can visualise colours whenever she hears sounds; Tyme lives in the alternate world of Upananta, where a strange phenomenon is occurring.
The first two episodes of this Japanese original series will be released on Wednesday, 20th December 2023
Joe Petrus is living the American dream: a fiancé to Jules, dad to Frankie and Bud, and starting his own business in a sleepy suburban town. But unbeknownst to his family, Joe has a secret. Three years ago, he was recruited by notorious British criminal Dianne Harewood to join her crew and take part in a high-stakes crime that promised to make Joe rich and provide him with a brand-new life. And now Joe’s dangerous past is about to catch up with him. When a killer starts targeting the crew behind the crime, Joe realises that the only way to keep his family safe is to return to London, make contact with his old gang, and track down Dianne.
This new series on Hulu in the US on December 8th 2023
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Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom.