It’s a brand new week and time to take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ in Australia and New Zealand, which includes a brand new drama series from National Geographic plus the season finale of “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” arrives.
Here’s the rundown:
Note: This list is subject to release
Tuesday, 30th January 2024
Death And Other Details – New Episode
Set amidst the glamour of the global elite, “Death and Other Details” centres on the brilliant and restless Imogene Scott (Violett Beane), who finds herself in the wrong place/wrong time (okay, it was kinda her fault) and becomes the prime suspect in a locked room murder mystery. The setting? A lavishly restored Mediterranean ocean liner. Suspects? Every pampered guest and every exhausted crew member. The problem? To prove her innocence, she must partner with a man she despises—Rufus Cotesworth (Mandy Patinkin), the world’s greatest detective.
Synduality Noir – New Episode
In 2242, Kanata meets Noir, a Magus who lost her memories; Kanata wants to become a Drifter and partners up with Noir to learn how to become one.
Wednesday, 31st January 2024
Percy Jackson and the Olympians -Episode 8 – Finale
Mount Olympus beckons… and Percy must face his greatest battle yet.
Assembled: The Making Of Echo
Born in the heartland. Raised in the concrete jungle. Maya Lopez didn’t ask to be bad; she never had a choice. Join us as “Assembled” goes behind-the-scenes of Maya’s own groundbreaking series: “Echo.” Discover how members of the production’s cast and crew learned American Sign Language to create a more inclusive and accessible on-set environment. Witness the filmmakers taking unprecedented steps to portray Native American culture truthfully, and without artifice. Spend time with powerhouse actor Vincent D’Onofrio as he brings the Kingpin to monstrous life once more. The unboxing of this series’ creation culminates with viewers getting a front-row seat to Marvel Studios’ and Choctaw Nation’s first collaboration on a powwow.
Choir is a 6-part documentary series following the kids of the Detroit Youth Choir as they prepare for the performance of a lifetime. Through their eyes, we experience the highs and lows of life growing up in Detroit, navigating the challenges of balancing family, school, and athletics, all while pursuing their dreams of taking their talents to the next level and performing on one of the world’s biggest stages. Following their 2019 appearance on America’s Got Talent, it’s a pivotal time for the choir and its director, Anthony White, as he’s faced with the combined challenges of replacing several key members, keeping the choir relevant in Detroit, and finding the next big opportunity that will put them back in the national spotlight.
A Hero’s Journey: The Making of Percy Jackson and the Olympians
The making of the new Disney+ series
Secrets of the Zoo: North Carolina: Season 1
At the North Carolina Zoo, a passionate family of vets and zoo keepers care for more than 1,000 animals at one of the largest zoos in the world.
Secrets of the Zoo: Tampa: Season 1-4
“Secrets of the Zoo: Tampa” is back for more wild adventures in the Sunshine State; the stellar team of vets and animal care experts at ZooTampa are devoted to an exotic cast of animals, from African elephants to Florida panthers and Cuban iguanas.
Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks Showdown: Season 1
The winners of previous seasons compete in the freezing waters of the North Atlantic to find the rare bluefin tuna fish.
The Simpsons – New Episode
Bart is offered to play a role in a sitcom, and instantly gets replaced by another kid. To win his role back, he must seek the advice of The Rock.
Undead Unluck – Episode 7
Longing becomes unrecognizable under Spoil’s rampage. There is, however, a workaround to his countdown. While Fuuko and Shen try to figure it out, the UMA shows it’s true colors.
Ishura (S1 – New Episode)
A group of superhuman warriors who once fought together to end the reign of a demon king, now fight each other to see who is the strongest warrior.
A Shop for Killers (S1, New Episodes)
Set in modern-day Korea, “A Shop For Killers” sees college student Jeong Ji-an diving for cover in her childhood home after a series of highly skilled assassins get her in their sites. Desperately fighting to survive, Ji-an will begin to remember invaluable lessons her uncle taught her before his apparent suicide, drawing on them to help her stay alive. Confused and cornered, Ji-an will have to work fast to uncover her uncle’s hidden past and figure out why so many people are desperate to gain access to the house and the extensive arsenal hidden inside.
Friday, 2nd February 2024
Love & WWE: Bianca & Montez
Bianca Belair and Montez Ford embark on the road to WrestleMania. As Montez continues his ascent, Bianca fights to hold on to her title. With the support of their tight-knit friends, family and fellow superstars, the duo pulls off the impossible.
This new Pixar Sparkshort is a story of a wooden doll’s journey of self-discovery as she strives to fit in and blend in with her peers.
The series follows “both King and X from their formative years, where they were molded by strong fathers and traumatic injustices, to their rich, parallel stories as they shaped their identities and became the change they wished to see in the world. Influenced as children by different upbringings and experiences: King by the Jim Crow-era South and life in the church before finding his voice at Morehouse and Boston University, and X growing up under the constant, deadly violence of the Klan and falling into a life of vice and incarceration where he was introduced to the Nation of Islam and found his voice. The two visionaries ultimately rose to pioneer a movement.
Flex X Cop – New Episode
A fun-loving rich boy gets entangled in an incident and joins a violent crime investigation team. By mobilizing his enormous wealth and personal connections, the third-generation chaebol detective catches criminals who are beyond the reach of the police.
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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.