It’s Monday and time to take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ this week in the United States. The biggest new release this week is “Cruella”, which will be available for all subscribers. There are also lots of new episodes of Disney+ Originals including “Turner & Hooch”, “What If”, “Behind The Attraction” and much more.
Here’s the rundown:
Note: This list is subject to change.
Wednesday 25th August
Disney Gallery: Star Wars: The Mandalorian
“Making of the Season 2 Finale” is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this celebrated “chapter” of “The Mandalorian,” with a focus on the technology used for recreating Luke Skywalker. It delves into the collaborative process, including working with Mark Hamill, to create an authentic and fitting recreation, and explores the immense pressure and responsibility the filmmakers had in bringing back one of the most important characters in film history.
Behind The Attraction – Episodes 6 to 10
Peek beyond the magic of Disney Parks to discover what’s Behind the Attraction! From Executive Producers Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia and Brian Volk-Weiss, explore how Imagineers filled the Haunted Mansion with 999 happy haunts, how the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ transformed into Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! (while defying gravity in the process) and why Space Mountain took so long to launch. From the 1950s to today, from Jungle Cruise to “it’s a small world” to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, Disney Parks attractions have amazed millions. And this is the story of how they did it.
New episodes include:
- Disneyland Hotel
- Trains, Trams, & Monorails
- It’s A Small World
- Hall Of Presidents
Marvel’s Studios What If – Episode 3
“What If…?” flips the script on the MCU, reimagining famous events from the films in unexpected ways. Marvel Studios’ first animated series focuses on different heroes from the MCU, featuring a voice cast that includes a host of stars who reprise their roles.
Monsters At Work – Episode 109 “Bad Hair Day”
Abandoning his dream of becoming a Jokester, Tylor sets his sights on becoming the perfect MIFTer. But when he loses the sacred hair of David, a former employee, Tylor must get it back before the MIFT team finds out
Turner & Hooch – Episode 106 “The Fur-gitive”
Scott hunts for a dangerous fugitive in the woods; Hooch discovers the suspect has a secret.
“Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life” – Episode 105 “Dog In The House / Cone Alone / Highway To Hugs”
A new roommate divides the chipmunks. / Dale’s lie to get Chip to pamper him ends up making his life a complete misery! / Dale desperately needs a hug
The Wonderful World Of Mickey Mouse – Episodes 19 & 20
No details have yet been provided about these episodes.
Cesar Millan: Better Human Better Dog
Cesar works with a Mexican breed close to his heart when he rehabilitates twin dogs whose over-excited behavior has put their owner at risk of eviction from her apartment building. Later, an actress turns to Cesar for help with an overprotective pint-sized pooch that’s creating too much drama of her own.
“Dogs v. Cats”
Cesar helps a family of seven with their young Rottweiler, who’s grown aggressive and territorial after a burglary at the family home. With help from his own pack, Cesar instructs the pet parents on techniques to exert leadership behavior and reestablish themselves atop the pack. Parents of a young Pitsky with an overactive prey drive toward their cats look to Cesar for guidance to bring order and harmony into their home.
Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER (S9)
In the varied forms of veterinary medicine, Dr. Susan Kelleher’s practice may be one of the more unusual. Known as Dr. K, she runs South Florida’s Broward Avian and Exotics Animal Hospital, and this series follows the staff as it cares for rabbits, ferrets, foxes, fish, birds, reptiles, marsupials, and even primates. As do some other vets, Kelleher thinks domesticating wild animals like monkeys is a bad idea, but that feeling doesn’t interfere with her taking care of them: “If it will fit through the door, I’ll treat it,” she says.
Four curious young dinosaurs named Rocky, Bill, Tiny, and Mazu go on adventures while following their herd. Rocky is the courageous one, Bill is the most timid, Tiny is the smallest yet most playful, and Mazu is the most inquisitive. The four friends look at things such as mapping the stars and searching for flowers but most importantly, they are asserting their independence and learning to do things away from the safety of the herd.
Wicked Tuna (S10), 12 episodes
The most skilled fishermen test themselves in the freezing waters of the North Atlantic to find the rare bluefin tuna fish.
Friday 27th August
Estella is a young and clever grifter who’s determined to make a name for herself in the fashion world. She soon meets a pair of thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they build a life for themselves on the streets of London. However, when Estella befriends fashion legend Baroness von Hellman, she embraces her wicked side to become the raucous and revenge-bent Cruella.
Cruella will be available to all subscribers.
‘Disney Princess Remixed – An Ultimate Princess Celebration’
Narrated by 12-year-old social media star Txunamy Ortiz, the half-hour special will celebrate the empowering attributes of Disney princesses and queens through reimagined performances of their iconic songs.
A watchdog gets exposed to a substance that endows him with superpowers. He is adopted by a 12-year-old boy and uses his powers to protect the city from the evil Simon Barsinister.
Dan in Real Life
Dan, a widower and a single father, is dedicated to his children. One day, he meets Marie and is smitten with her. As they get to know each other, he is shocked by a certain revelation.
What are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ this week?