For Disney+ subscribers in Australia and New Zealand, August is going looks to be another great month for original content, including the first Australian Disney+ Original, plus new episodes of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”, “Only Murders In The Building” and a brand new Marvel series, plus much more to be announced.

NOTE – This list isn’t complete and will be updated with new additions as they are announced. The list is also subject to change. Content may vary depending on your country, and this list is based on Australia’s release schedule.


Here is the rundown:


Tuesday 2nd August 2022


Only Murders In The Building – Season 2 – Episode 7

Following the shocking death of Arconia Board President Bunny Folger, Charles (Steve Martin, “Father Of The Bride”), Oliver (Martin Short, “The Morning Show”) & Mabel (Selena Gomez, “The Dead Don’t Die”), race to unmask her killer. However, three (unfortunate) complications ensue – the trio is publicly implicated in Bunny’s homicide, they are now the subjects of a competing podcast, and they have to deal with a bunch of New York neighbors who all think they committed murder.



Wednesday 3rd August 2022


Lightyear

Pixar’s “Lightyear”, is the definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear, the hero who inspired the toy, “Lightyear” follows the legendary Space Ranger after he’s marooned on a hostile planet 4.2 million light-years from Earth alongside his commander and their crew. As Buzz tries to find a way back home through space and time, he’s joined by a group of ambitious recruits and his charming robot companion cat, Sox. Complicating matters and threatening the mission is the arrival of Zurg, an imposing presence with an army of ruthless robots and a mysterious agenda.


Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Ms. Marvel – Premiere

This installment of ASSEMBLED takes us on the journey of bringing a long-awaited global phenomenon to life. Go behind-the-scenes every step of the way with immersive footage from the making of the series, along with insightful interviews on set from the cast and crew of Ms. Marvel as we watch Iman Vellani and her character, Kamala Khan, become the fan-favorite superhero right before our eyes.


High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Season 3 – Episode 2

A reluctant E.J. takes the reins in a surprisingly new role on “Frozen.” New campers bring surprising vocal chops — and competition — to the auditions for “Frozen,” while in Los Angeles, Nini makes a potentially life-changing discovery of her own


The Old Man – Episode 5

Chase and Harper face decisive tests. Zoe finds a new path forward as old stories resurface.


Solar Opposites – Season 3 – Episode 6

What happened to all the ships from the opening credits?


Friday 5th August 2022


Prey

Set in the Comanche Nation 300 years ago, “Prey” is the story of a young woman, Naru, a fierce and highly skilled warrior. She has been raised in the shadow of some of the most legendary hunters who roam the Great Plains, so when danger threatens her camp, she sets out to protect her people. The prey she stalks, and ultimately confronts, turns out to be a highly evolved alien predator with a technically advanced arsenal, resulting in a vicious and terrifying showdown between the two adversaries.



LEGO Star Wars: Summer Vacation

Looking for a much-needed break, Finn arranges a surprise vacation for his friends Rey, Poe, Rose, Chewie, BB-8, R2-D2, and C-3PO, aboard the luxurious Halcyon. However, Finn’s plan to have one last hurrah together quickly goes awry.


The Lion King (2019) Sing-Along

As a cub, Simba is forced to leave the Pride Lands after his father Mufasa is murdered by his wicked uncle, Scar. Years later, he returns as a young lion to reclaim his throne.


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

Simba’s relationship with his daughter Kiara is put to the test when she escapes Timon and Pumba’s care, ventures into the forbidden lands and befriends Kovu, the son of Scar.



Tuesday 9th August 2022


Only Murders In The Building – Season 2 – Episode 8

No episode details have been provided.


Wednesday 10th August 2022


I Am Groot

The series of original shorts —follows Baby Groot’s glory days growing up, and getting into trouble among the stars.


The Old Man – Episode 6

Chase and Zoe enter the lion’s den. As Harper ends one partnership, another begins.


Solar Opposites – Season 3 – Episode 7

Yumyulack learns about high school betting.



High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Season 3 – Episode 3

After the cast list is revealed, the campers pack up and embark on Maddox’s favorite camp tradition: Newbie Initiation Night! Ghost stories and s’mores abound, but the true centerpiece of the night is “The Legend of the Woman in the Woods,” a spooky tale that sends Gina and Ricky on an adventurous quest… into the unknown.


Friday 12th August 2022

Nothing has been announced for this date


Tuesday 16th August 2022


Only Murders In The Building – Season 2 – Episode 9

No episode details have been provided.


Wednesday 17th August 2022


She-Hulk: Attorney at Law – Episode 1

“She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” follows Jennifer Walters as she navigates the complicated life of a single, 30-something attorney who also happens to be a green 6-foot-7-inch superpowered hulk. The nine-episode series welcomes a host of MCU vets, including Mark Ruffalo as Smart Hulk, Tim Roth as Emil Blonsky/the Abomination, and Benedict Wong as Wong.


High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Season 3 – Episode 4

After a spooktacular night in the woods, the cast assembles for “Frozen’s” first read-through. But the return of Corbin Bleu and his intimidating documentary crew and the sudden disappearance of a core camper leave the Wildcats in disarray.


The Old Man – Episode 7

Chase is forced to face the consequences for his past choices. Harper learns an impossible truth.


Solar Opposites – Season 3 – Episode 8

The Solar Opposites are going on vacation.


Friday 19th August 2022

Beauty and the Beast (1991) Sing-Along

Belle, a beautiful young woman, agrees to live with the Beast in exchange for the return of her abducted father. Soon, Belle discovers that her hideous captor is actually an enchanted prince.


Beauty and the Beast (2017) Sing-Along

Belle, a village girl, embarks on a journey to save her father from a creature that has locked him in his dungeon. Eventually, she learns that the creature is an enchanted prince who has been cursed.



Tangled Sing-Along

Rapunzel, a naive and young girl, is locked up by her overly protective mother. Her wish to escape into the world outside finally comes true when she meets the good-hearted thief, Flynn.


Tuesday 23rd August 2022


Only Murders In The Building – Season 2 – Episode 10 – Finale

No episode details have been provided.


Wednesday 24th August 2022


Fearless: The Inside Story of the AFLW

“Fearless: The Inside Story of the AFLW” takes viewers on a raw and emotional journey into the dreams, struggles and triumphs of the groundbreaking AFLW league. In this six part series, we discover the courageous pioneers who were told they could never play Australian Rules football at the highest level and made it happen.


High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Season 3 – Episode 5

After promising juicy drama for the “Frozen” documentary, E.J., Carlos and Val come with a Real Housewives-inspired plan: to turn rehearsals into “The Real Campers of Shallow Lake,” complete with fabricated storylines and staged vignettes. But when the fake drama pushes some very real buttons, E.J. realizes that he may have gone too far.


Solar Opposites – Season 3 – Episode 9

The Solars live in an award-winning town.


She-Hulk: Attorney at Law – Episode 2

No episode details have been provided.


Thursday 25th August 2022

Mike

The series will explore the wild, tragic and controversial life and career of heavyweight champion Mike Tyson – one of the most polarizing figures in sports culture.


Friday 26th August 2022

Nothing has been announced for this date



Tuesday 30th August 2022

The Patient

“The Patient” is a psychological thriller from the minds of Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg (“The Americans”) about a therapist, “Alan Strauss” (Steve Carell), who’s held prisoner by a patient, “Sam Fortner” (Domhnall Gleeson), who reveals himself to be a serial killer. Sam has an unusual therapeutic demand for Alan: curb his homicidal urges.

In order to survive, Alan must unwind Sam’s disturbed mind and stop him from killing again… but Sam refuses to address critical topics, like his mother “Candace” (Linda Emond). Alone in captivity, Alan excavates his own past through memories of his old therapist, “Charlie” (David Alan Grier), and grapples with waves of his own repressed troubles – the recent death of his wife, “Beth” (Laura Niemi), and the painful estrangement from his religious son, “Ezra” (Andrew Leeds).

Over the course of his imprisonment, Alan uncovers not only how deep Sam’s compulsion runs, but also how much work he has to do to repair the rift in his own family. With time running out, Alan fights desperately to stop Sam before Alan becomes complicit in Sam’s murders, or worse – becomes a target himself.


Wednesday 31st August 2022


Star Wars: Andor – Episode 1 & 2

The “Andor” series will explore a new perspective from the Star Wars galaxy, focusing on Cassian Andor’s journey to discover the difference he can make. The series brings forward the tale of the burgeoning rebellion against the Empire and how people and planets became involved. It’s an era filled with danger, deception and intrigue where Cassian will embark on the path that is destined to turn him into a rebel hero.


The Bear

A young chef from the fine dining world comes home to Chicago to run his family sandwich shop after a heartbreaking death in his family. A world away from what he’s used to, Carmy must balance the soul-crushing realities of small business ownership, his strong-willed and recalcitrant kitchen staff and his strained familial relationships, all while grappling with the impact of his brother’s suicide. As Carmy fights to transform both the shop and himself, he works alongside a rough-around-the-edges kitchen crew that ultimately reveals itself as his chosen family.

 


Solar Opposites – Season 3 – Episode 10

Assume the position and prepare for justice.


High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Season 3 – Episode 6

After an explosive rehearsal, the Wildcats are launched into battle: Color War, an annual all-camp competition where rivalries are not only formed but encouraged. The stakes are higher than the rock-climbing wall… but with so many games to be played, will the Wildcats ever feel like “one team” again?


She-Hulk: Attorney at Law – Episode 3

No episode details have been provided.



NOTE – This list isn’t complete and will be updated with new additions as they are announced. The list is also subject to change. Content may vary depending on your country and this list is based on Australia’s release schedule.


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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. Email: Roger@WhatsOnDisneyPlus.com Twitter: Twitter.com/RogPalmerUK Facebook: Facebook.com/rogpalmeruk

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