Details on what new movies and shows will be coming to Disney+ in Australia and New Zealand have been announced, including the debut of “Hamilton” and “Muppets Now”.


NOTE – This list isn’t complete and will be updated with new additions as they are announced. Content may vary depending on your country and this list is based on the Australia/New Zealand release schedule.


Friday 3rd July


Hamilton (Global)

Hamilton is the story of the unlikely Founding Father determined to make his mark on the new nation as hungry and ambitious as he is. From bastard orphan to Washington’s right-hand man, rebel to war hero, a loving husband caught in the country’s first sex scandal, to the Treasury head who made an untrusting world believe in the American economy. George Washington, Eliza Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson and Hamilton’s lifelong friend/foil Aaron Burr all make their mark in this astonishing new musical exploration of a political mastermind.


Animal ER (S1-2)

The staff at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists treat pets and exotics from all walks of life. From chihuahuas to elephants, they attempt to save lives.


Man In Space 

Space scientists Willy Ley, Heinz Haber, and Wernher von Braun help explain some of the challenges of space exploration, including a discussion of some of the perceived problems of weightlessness. The history of rockets is shown in animation, beginning with 13th-century Chinese experiments. Von Braun unveils a four-stage, passenger-carrying rocket ship that could break free of the earth’s gravitational pull, leading to an animated depiction of man’s first trip into space. This was the first of several Disney shows on space exploration. President Eisenhower requested a print of this film to show the brass at the Pentagon, and it was evidently instrumental in helping to push them into the space program. The doughnut-shaped space station model has been on long-term loan to the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Subject (Documentary).


Mars and Beyond 

With the help of technical advisers Dr. Wernher von Braun, Dr. Ernst Stuhlinger, and Dr. E. C. Slipher. Walt presents a humorous look at what man might find on Mars, coupled with predictions for the exploration of the planet with an atomic-powered spaceship. Humankind’s place in the universe is explored, from early cavemen’s awareness of the stars through 20th-century writers and scientists who see Mars as a new frontier for future plans to solve the overpopulation and depletion of resources of Earth.


Fantastic Four  (2015) (New Zealand)

Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.


Pixar in Real Life – “UP: Balloon Cart Away”

When Carl asks real New Yorkers to watch his balloon cart, they get an uplifting surprise.


Disney Family Sundays – “Peter Pan Shadow Box Theater”

Who says you have to grow up? Not the Kurzawa family! They work with Amber on a craft inspired by Disney’s “Peter Pan” that is designed to bring out the child in everyone.


One Day at Disney – “Zama Magudulela: The Lion King Madrid, Spain”

Zama Magudulela brings The Lion King to life through her role as ‘Rafiki’ for Madrid theatregoers every day. Magudulela considers it an honor to bring her African heritage to life for people abroad, and loves to share in the joy and excitement the audience feels during each and every performance.


It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer – “Movie Star Dogs & Hounds and Horses”

Bill meets dogs who stars in movies. Then, he visits a group of hounds and horses on the hunt.


Friday 10th July


Disney Family Sundays – “Lilo and Stitch: Family Tree”

Ohana is the name of the game for Amber and the Green family in this craft inspired by Disney’s “Lilo and Stitch.”


One Day at Disney – “Marc Smith: Story Artist”

Marc Smith, Director of Story, Frozen 2 at Walt Disney Animation Studios, shows how a drawing can become the key to a moving, emotional story. As he sketches characters, Smith emotionally engages with his work to create a bond between himself and the character. Marc blurs the line between fiction and reality, resulting in a lifelike portrayal on the screen.


It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer – “Movie Star Dogs & Hounds and Horses”

Bill meets a dog who rescues people in avalanches. Then, he visits six luggage-sniffing beagles.


Friday 17th July


A Pre-Opening Report from Disneyland


Disney Junior Music Lullabies

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Doc McStuffins, Fancy Nancy and other Disney characters welcome the nighttime with gentle lullabies.


Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! (S1-2)

A 13-year-old boy joins forces with bionic monkeys to save the universe.


The Mousketeers at Walt Disney World

The aired on November 20, 1977. Directed by John Tracy. The kids from the new Mickey Mouse Club head for Florida to do a show. They set up camp at Fort Wilderness, and visit the new River Country. Because of several misadventures, their chaperone has a difficult time keeping them all friends. Stars Jo Anne Worley, Ronnie Schell, Dennis Underwood, the Mouseketeers.


Wild Chile (S1)

At Chile’s northern edge, the driest desert in the world cuts off the country from the rest of South America. Here, in the Atacama Desert, wildlife has spent millions of years adapting to a life without water.


Disney Family Sundays – “Moana: Tomato Photo Holder”

Amber will offer the Gubany family a picture perfect craft inspired by Disney’s “Moana” and its villainous crab, Tamatoa.


One Day at Disney – “Mike Davis: Imagineering Project Manager”

As Principal Project Manager for Walt Disney Imagineering, Mike Davie sees his projects grow out of the ground and into magical experiences for Park guests. From drawing sketches on the back of a napkin to overseeing construction, Mike executes each project, including Epcot World Showcase’s new Ratatouille attraction, with determination and passion.


It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer – “Snake Search Dogs & Hawaiian Conservation Dogs” (Finale)

In Hawaii, Bill meets two dogs protecting birds. Then, he visits three snake-sniffing dogs.


Friday 24th July

Rogue Trip (Global)

Rogue Trip is a travel guide to all the places the average tourist is least likely to venture – the roguish nations, territories and regions often misunderstood and frequently overlooked, but each possessing a unique power to surprise, amaze and inspire. Led by ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff and his 28-year-old son, Mack Woodruff, the two will take viewers on a globe-trotting adventure that will expose the grit and glamour of travel. They’ll share inside jokes, dirty laundry and cramped hotel rooms as Bob teaches his son about the hidden places he loves most. Expect the unexpected in this father-son guide to the beautiful, breathtaking and often hopeful experiences to be had on the edge of chaos.


Wild Congo (S1)

The ultimate series about Africa’s most mysterious, dangerous and biggest river – the second biggest on Earth. The blood vessel of Africa’s dark heart with Forest Elephants, Lowland Gorillas and never filmed underwater beasts.


Wild Sri Lanka (S1)

For centuries, Sri Lanka and its hidden treasures have seduced travellers from around the globe. The plains of Sri Lanka offer a wildlife spectacle to rival Africa’s Serengeti.


PJ Masks (Shorts) (S1)

When darkness falls, three six-year-old children turn into superheroes and experience various adventures as the PJ Masks.


Wild Japan: Snow Monkeys

Journey into the snow-bound mountains of central Japan and meet Hiro, a spunky young snow monkey whose charming personality sparks an unlikely friendship. It’s an intimate, immersive tale of family, friendship, and strife in the heart of the Japanese Alps


Disney Family Sundays – “The Jungle Book: Finger Puppet”

The Ruvalcaba family joins Amber to learn the bare necessities of finger puppet craftsmanship in this episode inspired by the characters from Disney’s “The Jungle Book.”


One Day at Disney – “Chris Cristi: Helicopter Reporter”

KABC – TV LA’s Chris Cristi covers breaking news from 1,500 feet aboard his news chopper. As a Helicopter Reporter, Cristi delivers up-to-the-minute reports on news events, both big and small, keeping Los Angeles apprised of the latest local stories. A self-proclaimed news nerd s


Friday 31st July

Muppets Now

“Muppets Now” is The Muppets Studio’s first unscripted series and first original series for Disney+. In the six-episode season, Scooter rushes to make his delivery deadlines and upload the brand-new Muppet series for streaming. They are due now, and he’ll need to navigate whatever obstacles, distractions, and complications the rest of the Muppet gang throws at him.


Black Is King

Based on the music of “The Lion King: The Gift,” and starring the album’s featured artists and some special guest appearances, “Black Is King” is a celebratory memoir for the world on the Black experience. Videos for “My Power,” “Mood 4 Eva,” and “Brown Skin Girl” are extravagances of elegance and soul. The film is a story for the ages that informs and rebuilds the present. A reunion of cultures and shared generational beliefs. A story of how the people left most broken have an extraordinary gift and a purposeful future.


Animal Showdown (S1)

Enter the ring to witness an epic battle between two animals! Stats, fun facts, photos, and in-depth profiles about each contender will help you pick winners in more than a dozen mighty matchups.


Big Cat Games

Every big cat boasts extraordinary powers. From extreme speed to bone crushing bites, big cats are some of the most impressive predators on the planet.


Cradle of the Gods

The 11,500 year old Göbekli Tepe temple complex, unearthed by a team of scientists in Turkey, could be the spark of civilisation that led mankind towards farming, urban life and all that followed.


Destination World (S1)

Check out the continents and find out what makes them unique from each other!


Fearless Adventures with Jack Randall (S1)

Jack Randall will do just about anything to show people the amazing wildlife that’s out there— even if the animals don’t always cooperate. Check out the hilarious situations Jack finds himself in as he goes head-to-head with all kinds of critters.


Hunt for the Abominable Snowman

Across the Himalayas are stories of the yeti, or abominable snowman. Half man, half ape, the yeti is said to roam only the most remote peaks, where people rarely venture. Now, veteran explorer and climber Gerry Moffatt sets out to find proof in a hunt that will test his stamina. As conventional scientific theories challenge ancient beliefs and credible witnesses, he works to separate fact from fiction and find hard evidence that the legend is real.


 


 


King Fishers (S1)

Each week three fishermen compete to host their own unique fishing trip. The winner must not only provide the best fishing experience, but also land the most impressive catch. Fishing just got reel in this ultimate fishing experience.


Marvel Funko (S1-2)

A series of animated shorts featuring Marvel characters in Funko Pop Vinyl form.


Weirdest, Bestest, Truest (S1)

Siblings Kirby and Charlie share strange discoveries and fun facts from the world of Weird But True! And Charlie gives a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to create these action-packed episodes.


What Sam Sees (S1)

Jump into the water with scuba diver Sam and discover the amazing world of underwater animals. The Sam Cam gives you a secret look at her ocean adventures, which she goes on with aquarium experts whose exclusive interviews add more fun to the journey.


27 Dresses

Altruistic Jane finds herself facing her worst nightmare as her younger sister announces her engagement to the man Jane secretly adores.


Feast

This Oscar-winning animated short film tells the story of one man’s love life as seen through the eyes of his best friend and dog, Winston, and revealed bite by bite through the meals they share.


Get a Horse!

Mickey and his friends go on a peaceful wagon ride until Peg-Leg Pete tries to run them off the road.


Lorenzo

A black street cat teaches Lorenzo, a feline cat, a lesson by cursing her attractive tail.


Paperman

After being flattered by a girl while travelling to work in a train, a man tries to catch her attention by using a fleet of paper aircraft.


Tangled Ever After

Princess Rapunzel and her fiance, Flynn Rider, prepare for their grand wedding. However, their companions, Pascal and Maximus, lose the rings and struggle to find them before it is too late.


The Ballad of Nessie

A land developer forces Nessie and her rubber duck to find a new home at Loch Ness.


Tick Tock Tale

A quirky mantle clock is often ridiculed by the fancier clocks in a London shop. However, one day, when a thief sets his eyes on the swankier ones, the mantle clock comes to their rescue.


Disney Family Sundays – “Mickey and Minnie: Pillows”

The Chaney family joins Amber for a Minnie and Mickey Mouse-inspired craft they can really sleep on.


One Day At Disney Episode 135 – “Ryan Meinerding: Marvel Studios Creative Director”

Creative Director Ryan Meinerding brings Marvel characters to life through innovative design every day. There’s never a dull moment as Ryan creates the first looks of characters for Marvel Studios films including Iron Man, Spider-Man, Captain America and more. From initial sketches to special effects, Ryan oversees the process of bringing the next iteration of iconic characters to the screen.


NOTE – This list isn’t complete and will be updated with new additions as they are announced. Content may vary depending on your country and this list is based on the Australia/New Zealand release schedule.

What are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ in July?

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Roger Palmer

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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