It’s Easter Monday and time to take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ in Canada later this week. This week sees the Oscar-nominated Searchlight Pictures film “Nomadland” is coming to Disney+, plus there are new episodes of two big Disney+ Originals, “The Falcon And The Winter Soldier” and “The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers”. Plus some new Star Originals including the first episode of the second season of “Solar Opposites” and new legacy content.
Note: This list is subject to change and the availability of titles may vary between countries.
Here’s the rundown:
Friday 9th April
Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad. The third feature film from director Chloé Zhao, NOMADLAND features real nomads Linda May, Swankie and Bob Wells as Fern’s mentors and comrades in her exploration through the vast landscape of the American West.
The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers – Episode 3
Set in present day Minnesota, the Mighty Ducks have evolved from scrappy underdogs to an ultra-competitive, powerhouse youth hockey team. After 12-year-old Evan Morrow (Brady Noon) is unceremoniously cut from the Ducks, he and his mom, Alex (Lauren Graham), set out to build their own team of misfits to challenge the cutthroat, win-at-all-costs culture of youth sports today. With the help of Gordon Bombay, they rediscover the joys of playing just for love of the game.
The Falcon And The Winter Soldier – Episode 4
Marvel Studios’ “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” stars Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson aka The Falcon, and Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes aka The Winter Soldier. The pair, who came together in the final moments of “Avengers: Endgame,” team up on a global adventure that tests their abilities—and their patience. Directed by Kari Skogland with Malcolm Spellman serving as head writer, the series also stars Daniel Brühl as Zemo, Emily VanCamp as Sharon Carter, and Wyatt Russell as John Walker.
Helstrom – Episode 109 ‘Vessels’
As the son and daughter of a mysterious and powerful serial killer, Helstrom follows Daimon (Tom Austen) and Ana Helstrom (Sydney Lemmon), and their complicated dynamic, as they track down the worst of humanity — each with their own attitude and skills.
Love, Victor – Episode 109 ‘Who the Hell is B’
Back in Atlanta, Victor starts to open up to his friends about what he’s been feeling.
Danny is an optimistic 12-year-old who likes tinkering with things. One day, he creates a time machine out of a lunchbox and travels to the future, where he becomes friends with a fearless creature, Future Worm. The duo then uses Danny’s creation to make its way through time and space, going on adventures along the way. In some cases, an adventure grows out of a task as simple as Danny trying to make dinner for his parents; other times, Danny and Future Worm purposely travel through time to solve an issue.
Disney Kick Buttowki: Suburban Daredevil (S1 & S2)
Clarence Buttowski, a young boy, aspires to become the world’s greatest daredevil, as he gets help from Gunther, his loyal friend and partner-in-crime.
Cesar Millan: The Real Story
The incredible rise of Cesar Millan from impoverished illegal immigrant to celebrity dog trainer and international star.
Man of the House
Despite having a dangerous criminal with a vendetta after him, attorney Jack Sturges (Chevy Chase) has a tougher adversary to worry about — his girlfriend’s son, Ben (Jonathan Taylor Thomas). As Sturges and Ben’s mom, Sandy (Farrah Fawcett), become more serious, Ben increasingly ups his efforts to sabotage the relationship, since he has no intention of giving up his prime spot in the household dynamic. Sturges is determined to connect with Ben, but Ben is going to make him work for it.
Mark Twain and Me
The famous author (Jason Robards) forms a friendship with 11-year-old Dorothy Quick (Amy Stewart), as told in her book “Enchantment.”
Squanto: A Warrior’s Tale
It’s the 17th century, and Native American Squanto (Adam Beach) roams free in the New World until he’s captured by visiting sailors who take him back to England. Monk Brother Daniel (Mandy Patinkin) teaches him social customs, but other Englishmen aren’t as kind. Squanto becomes the unwilling star of performances that highlight his fighting skills, but he eventually engineers a return trip to America. He finds that his home has changed forever, and he must chart a new path for his people.
Alvin and the Chipmunks
A struggling songwriter named Dave Seville finds success when he comes across a trio of singing chipmunks: mischievous leader Alvin, brainy Simon, and chubby, impressionable Theodore.
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
The Chipmunks and Chipettes are on a cruise ship when their pranks go overboard. They end up on a deserted, tropical island and soon discover that they are not really alone.
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
Back in school, Alvin, Simon and Theodore must save the school’s music programme by winning the battle of the bands. For this, they must beat Brittany, Eleanor and Jeanette, also called The Chipettes.
Grown-ish – Season 3 – Episode 4
Luca sends off a confusing text to Zoey that has both of them spinning. Meanwhile, Ana leads the girls around campus on a “dorm storm” voter registration drive. Aaron reels after learning about his massive student loan debt.
Solar Opposites – Season 2 – Episode 1
Blimey. The Solar Opposites have repaired their ship and are heading to space, unless something goes hilariously wrong.
What are you going to be 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.