Wakanda learns to move on following the death of T’Challa. The Bad Batch continues its mission to find a way out from under the Empire’s thumb. And Jess’ friends must find a way to help save her from Billie’s clutches while the treasure hunt continues. Let’s take a look at what to watch this weekend on Disney+.
BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
The most recent film from Marvel is making its way to Disney+. Following the death of star Chadwick Boseman, Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M’Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira) and the Dora Milaje (including Florence Kasumba) fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of War Dog Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) and Everett Ross (Martin Freeman) and forge a new path for the kingdom of Wakanda.
THE PROUD FAMILY: LOUDER & PROUDER
Building off the standout success of the series’ debut, season two of “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder” continues to tell entertaining and laugh out-loud stories, while highlighting culturally specific experiences of the Black community and addressing universal topics. Various storylines this season include self-worth, interracial dating and Juneteenth.
STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH
“Star Wars: The Bad Batch” follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. Members of Bad Batch—a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army—each possess a singular exceptional skill that makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew.
NATIONAL TREASURE: EDGE OF HISTORY
After getting captured by Billie, all hope of saving the treasure seems lost for Jess. Tasha, Oren, Ethan, and Liam try to track Jess down using Tasha’s tech skills. Meanwhile, Liam finds a hidden cypher left behind by his grandpa, which holds the truth about Billie and the mysterious Salazar.
THE CHORUS, SUCCESS HERE I GO
Ten young artists reach the final round of auditions to join the Theater Company. They will face their dreams, passions, fears, and uncertainties of the past, which may define their future.
DEAD END EXPRESS
From the dense woodlands of Montana’s Flathead National Forest, to the isolated heart of Idaho’s Hells Canyon, to the frozen wastelands of Alaska’s high tundra, the adventurers profiled in this docu-reality series live their lives on the edge — sometimes literally — transporting essential supplies to an ever-changing cast of fellow off-gridders. Whether by packhorse, dog sled, powerboat, snowmobile or bush plane, the delivery method may differ, but the pioneers share a belief that no job is too tough. Jet boat operator Brice Barnes, packhorse rider Andy Breland, pilot Rob Kinkade, snowmobiler Roger Phillips, and dog musher Jeff Hemann are featured.
CLAN OF THE MEERKATS
A family of meerkats copes with the twists and turns of life in the Kalahari Desert.
LIFE BELOW ZERO
People living in Alaska talk about their daily struggles and explain the different techniques they use to survive in a sub-zero-degree environment.
WATER AND POWER: A CALIFORNIA HEIST
In California’s convoluted water system, water barons find ways to structure a state-engineered system to their own advantage. This examination shows how small farmers and everyday citizens are facing the drought and a new, debilitating water crisis.
Those are my picks. What will you be watching on Disney+ this weekend?