It’s Monday and time to take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ this week in Australia and New Zealand, which is dominated by new Star Wars content, with the addition of the newest blockbuster “Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker” along with two new episodes of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian and the finale of Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
Here’s this weeks rundown:
Monday May 4th
Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Global)
When it’s discovered that the evil Emperor Palpatine did not die at the hands of Darth Vader, the rebels must race against the clock to find out his whereabouts. Finn and Poe lead the Resistance to put a stop to the First Order’s plans to form a new Empire, while Rey anticipates her inevitable confrontation with Kylo Ren. Warning: Some flashing-lights scenes in this film may affect photosensitive viewers.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Episode 12 – Season Finale (Global)
After seven seasons, one of the most critically acclaimed chapters in the Star Wars saga, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” will come to a close on a special day, Monday, May 4, giving fans around the world the chance to watch the finale together for Star Wars Day.
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian (Global)
“Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian” is an eight-episode documentary series that pulls back the curtain on The Mandalorian. Each chapter explores a different facet of the first live-action Star Wars television show through interviews, behind the scenes footage, and roundtable conversations hosted by Jon Favreau.
In the first episode, the filmmakers speak about their individual journeys on the way to the director’s chair and take us inside the filmmaking process of The Mandalorian.
Star Wars: Resistance (S2)
The new season takes place during the events of “The Last Jedi” leading up to “The Rise of Skywalker,” as Kaz and the team continue to fight against the threat of the First Order, culminating in an epic series finale.
Friday May 8th
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian (Global) – Episode 2 “Legacy”
The team behind The Mandalorian examines the profound impact of George Lucas’ STAR WARS
Disney Insider Episode 105 – “Running through Disney, Sorcerer’s Arena, Opening the Archives”
This week on Disney Insider, run Disney goes behind the scenes on how they plan a marathon through The Walt Disney World Resort that puts a smile on every racer’s face. Meet the team behind the new interactive game Disney Sorcerer’s Arena that lets fans play as one of over 100 Disney and Pixar characters. The Walt Disney Archives celebrates its 50th anniversary by putting 400 iconic props, costumes and original artwork on display.
Be Our Chef Episode 107 – “Anyone Can Cook”
In round seven of “Be Our Chef”, the Perez and Wells families are tasked with reimagining their own family-inspired “Ratatouille” dish. Both families explore the French Pavilion at Epcot to test out the culinary wonders of the park, while they visit with Remy and Emile for inspiration.
Time Scanners (S1)
Ever wonder how the Roman Colosseum was constructed? How about the Egyptian pyramids? “Time Scanners” uses 3-D laser-scanning technology to reveal the secrets of how these and other engineering marvels were built. Dallas Campbell hosts the program, which uses the latest research tools and visual mapping to reveal the mysteries behind some of the world’s most recognizable buildings. Structural engineer Steve Burrows and his crew explore, scan and digitally analyze the architectural achievements.
Disney Family Sundays Episode 127 – “Star Wars: Hanging Art”
The Freeman family joins Amber for a craft inspired by “Star Wars.
One Day At Disney – Episode 123 – “Joe Hernandez: Attractions Host”
Ride along with Attractions Host Joe Hernandez aboard the historic Mark Twain Riverboat and take in the iconic scenery around the Disneyland Resort. From the helm of the wheelhouse, Joe creates a mesmerizing and memorable experience for all guests, young and old, as they embark on one of Disneyland Resort’s favorite floating adventures
What are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ this week?
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.