It’s Monday and the start of a brand new week, so let’s take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ in Canada this week. There are two major brand new films heading exclusively to Disney+ this week, “Chip ‘n’ Dale: Rescue Rangers” and “The Valet”, plus much more.
Here’s the rundown:
Note: This list is subject to change
Wednesday 18th May 2022
“Dave” centers on a neurotic man in his late 20s who has convinced himself that he’s destined to be one of the best rappers of all time. Now he must convince his closest friends, because with their help, he actually might convince the world. Simultaneously exasperating and inspiring to his friends, he vows to leave no stone unturned on his quest to become the next superstar. The half-hour comedy is based on the life of rapper and comedian Dave Burd, better known by his stage name Lil Dicky
One Mississippi (S1-2)
This original series is a dark comedy inspired by events in comic Tig Notaro’s life. Starring as a Los Angeles-based radio host of the same name, Tig is still dealing with serious health issues, including recovering from a double mastectomy. When her mother becomes gravely ill, Tig returns to her hometown in Mississippi, where she is forced on a painful (and at times, hilarious) journey that unearths uncomfortable truths about herself and her family. In order to heal, both physically and emotionally, Tig must reconnect with her roots before moving forward.
The Hardy Boys – Season 2 – Episode 5
The gang race to stop a potential bombing at the Demon Day Parade, while Fenton makes a shocking discovery of his own.
Alice’s Wonderland Bakery (S1, 5 episodes)
Alice embarks on magical recipe adventures with her best pals, who join her in the bakery to whip up whimsical cakes and treats for friends and neighbours with enchanted kitchen tools and ingredients to help them.
I Cavalieri Di Castelcorvo (S1)
The small town of Castelcorvo is not as rested as it seems and just a bunch of brave knight can keep it safe. Four kids – Giulia, Riccardo, Betta and Matteo – will have to solve mysterious enigmas and face their greatest fears.
Thursday 19th May 2022
The Kardashians – New Episode
The family you know and love is here with a brand new series, giving an all access pass into their lives. Kris, Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, Kendall and Kylie bring the cameras back to reveal the truth behind the headlines. From the intense pressures of running billion-dollar businesses to the hilarious joys of playtime and school drop-offs, this series brings viewers into the fold with a rivetingly honest story of love & life in the spotlight.
Friday 20th May 2022
Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers
In “Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers,” Chip and Dale are living amongst cartoons and humans in modern-day Los Angeles, but their lives are quite different now. It has been decades since their successful television series was canceled, and Chip (voice of Mulaney) has succumbed to a life of suburban domesticity as an insurance salesman. Dale (voice of Sandberg), meanwhile, has had CGI surgery and works the nostalgia convention circuit, desperate to relive his glory days. When a former cast mate mysteriously disappears, Chip and Dale must repair their broken friendship and take on their Rescue Rangers detective personas once again to save their friend’s life.
In “The Valet,” world famous movie star, Olivia (Samara Weaving) faces a PR disaster when a paparazzi snaps a photo of her with her married lover, Vincent (Max Greenfield). The hard-working valet Antonio (Eugenio Derbez) accidentally appears in the same photo and is enlisted to pose as Olivia’s new boyfriend as a cover up. This ruse with Olivia thrusts Antonio into the spotlight and unexpected chaos. In this fish out of water romantic comedy, two worlds and cultures collide as both Olivia and Antonio start to see themselves more clearly than ever before. “The Valet,” directed by Richard Wong and written by Rob Greenberg and Bob Fisher, is the English-language remake of the hit French film.
The King of Comedy
Rupert Pupkin desperately wants to become a comedian and approaches talk show host Jerry Langford for a chance to perform on his show. When all fails, he teams up with Masha to kidnap Jerry.
Man on Fire
John, an ex-CIA officer, is entrusted with the responsibility of safeguarding an entrepreneur’s daughter. When the girl gets kidnapped, John vows to seek revenge.
Shook is a Disney Channel scripted single-camera narrative series that centers around Mia, a 15-year-old, who yearns to dance professionally but is hindered by daily obligations to her little sister, Skylar, and their single mom, a registered nurse.
Sunday 22nd May 2022
Bob’s Burgers (S12, New Episode)
Louise, Gene and Tina must navigate an old family feud when they attempt to find a lost family recipe for a Mother’s Day gift for Linda.
Family Guy (S20, New Episode)
Peter and Chris go to Canada to prove that Chris’ girlfriend exists; Lois and Meg fight each other for the attention of a handsome handyman.
The Great North (S2, New Episode)
With assistance from Crispin, Ham tries to make his coming out more theatrical; Wolf and Honeybee investigate a local cold case for their first true crime podcast and are shocked by what they find.
The Simpsons (S33, New Episode)
Marge bonds with Bart when she discovers a secret from her past, terrifying Homer.
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.