It’s the start of a brand new week and time to take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ in the United Kingdom and Ireland in the week ahead.
The biggest new release of the week will be Marvel Studios “Black Widow”, which will be available on Disney+ Premier Access on Friday, plus there is a brand new animated series “Monsters At Work” plus new episodes of “American Dad” and “Loki”.
Here’s the rundown:
Note: This list is subject to change:
Wednesday 7th July
“The Good, The Bart, and The Loki”
In the new short coming exclusively to Disney+, Loki is banished from Asgard once again and must face his toughest opponents yet: the Simpsons and Springfield’s mightiest heroes. The God of Mischief teams up with Bart Simpson in the ultimate crossover event paying tribute to the Marvel Cinematic Universe of Super Heroes and villains.
Loki – Episode 5
“Loki” features the God of Mischief as he steps out of his brother’s shadow in a new series that takes place after the events of “Avengers: Endgame.” Tom Hiddleston returns as the title character, joined by Owen Wilson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Sophia Di Martino, Wunmi Mosaku and Richard E. Grant. Kate Herron directs “Loki,” and Michael Waldron is head writer.
Monsters At Work – Episode 1 & 2
“Monsters At Work” takes place the day after the Monsters, Incorporated power plant started harvesting the laughter of children to fuel the city of Monstropolis, thanks to Mike and Sulley’s discovery that laughter generates ten times more energy than screams. It follows the story of Tylor Tuskmon, an eager young monster who graduated top of his class at Monsters University and always dreamed of becoming a Scarer, until he lands a job at Monsters, Incorporated and discovers that scaring is out and laughter is in.
Ben Feldman stars as the voice of Tylor Tuskmon in the series, which introduces new monster characters alongside returning favorites, including Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) and James P. “Sulley” Sullivan (John Goodman). Starring alongside Feldman as part of the MIFT crew are: Henry Winkler as Fritz, the scatterbrained boss; Lucas Neff as Duncan, an opportunistic plumber; and Alanna Ubach as Cutter, the officious rule follower.
In addition to Crystal and Goodman, returning cast members from the original movies include John Ratzenberger as Yeti and Tylor’s dad, Bernard; Jennifer Tilly as Celia Mae; and Bob Peterson as Roze, twin sister to his original Monsters, Inc. character, Roz. Voicing additional characters are Stephen Stanton as Smitty and Needleman, the bumbling custodial team at Monsters, Inc., and Aisha Tyler as Tylor’s mom, Millie Tuskmon. Produced by Disney Television Animation, the series was developed and is executive produced by Disney animation veteran Bobs Gannaway.
Marvel Legends: Black Widow
“Marvel Studios Legends” serves as an exciting refresher for the various heroes and villains making their way to the highly anticipated streaming shows premiering on Disney+, setting the stage for the upcoming adventures. The episodes will feature Black Widow.
Gigantosaurus S2 E1-10
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.
American Dad – Season 17 – Episode 1
Worried that he’s not smart enough for Hayley, Jeff undergoes an experimental intelligence enhancement procedure at the CIA. Roger recruits Steve to help him harvest snake venom.
Friday 9th July
Black Widow – Premier Access
In Marvel Studios’ action-packed spy thriller “Black Widow,” Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger.
High School Musical – The Musical – The Series – Season 2 – Episode 9
When Gina finds herself stranded at the airport over Spring Break, a surprise run-in changes her mind about what she wants. Meanwhile, the separated Wildcats find a way to bond over song during their break, as Ricky finally sees his mom again after their opening night run-in at “High School Musical.”
The Mysterious Benedict Society – Episode 4
Placed undercover at a boarding school known as The Institute, a group of orphans must foil a nefarious plot with global ramifications while creating a new sort of family along the way. Based on the bestseller by Trenton Lee Stewart which Time Magazine called “one of the best young adult books of all time,” The Mysterious Benedict Society” stars Emmy® Award winner Tony Hale in the titular role and features a standout ensemble of young actors.
Love, Victor – Season 2 – Episode 4
On a weekend getaway, Victor and Benji hope to take their relationship to the next level.
Star Wars – The Bad Batch – Episode 11
“Star Wars: The Bad Batch” follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in “The Clone Wars”) as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. Members of Bad Batch—a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army—each possess a singular exceptional skill that makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew.
The Gloaming – Episode 5
Molly hears of Jacinta Clunes’s untimely death and is convinced Gareth is behind the accident. Alex’s interest in the convict bible he found at Dorothy Moxley’s house deepens.
Grown-Ish – Season 3 – Episode 11
Aaron is offered an opportunity to be featured in a nationally televised interview; he struggles to keep his message targeted; Zoey navigates her feelings for Aaron while helping him devise a new strategy.
Rebel – Episode 7
Against Rebel’s advice, Cruz turns to a familiar source to help dig up proof that proves the Stonemore valve is faulty. Elsewhere, Rebel, Cassidy and Grady come together to help Ziggy after learning that her friends have been unjustly expelled from school. Meanwhile, Lana continues to search for more information about Angela and instead is confronted with a shocking revelation.
M.O.D.O.K – Episode 8
M.O.D.O.K. and Jodie have reconciled and the kids have decided to do everything their father wants, too. Things couldn’t be better, or could they all somehow be caught in a dastardly plan by a familiar foe?
Dino Ranch E6-10
Dino Ranch follows the adventures of the Cassidy family as they tackle life in a fantastical “pre-westoric” setting where dinosaurs still roam. As the young ranchers learn the ropes, they discover the thrill of ranch life whilst navigating the great outdoors through unpredictable challenges.
9-1-1: Lone Star
Captain Stand, a firefighter from New York, moves to Austin, Texas, where he must help people and perform his duties diligently while trying to deal with his own problems.
A close-knit community in a small Welsh town is hopeful of a better and more prosperous future when a large construction project is planned in the area. But when a terrible explosion rips through the site, killing many — including children — the accident devastates the community. The immediate loss of loved ones is heartbreaking, but the community also feels its sense of hope vanish in the aftermath. The daughter of the local politician who pushed for the construction work is left with a permanent disability, a visible sign of the grief and rage that threatens to tear the town apart.
Social worker Miriam arranges an unsupervised visit for young Kiri with her birth grandfather and his second wife, before her foster family officially adopts her. During the visit Kiri goes missing.
National Treasure’ is a four-part drama written by BAFTA-award winning writer Jack Thorne, starring Robbie Coltrane, Julie Walters, Andrea Riseborough and Tim McInnerny. The story follows Paul Finchley, an adored ageing comedian. Paul’s career, as one half of a comedy duo, was a successful one, lasting over several decades. Though no longer appearing regularly on television the comedian is still often recognised in public and fans ask him to repeat his famous catchphrase. However when a rape case is opened against him, his world falls apart as he stands accused of a sexual offence dating back to the 1990s.
Former country music star Blake sets out to rebuild his life after several broken marriages and a falling career. In his journey to redemption, he is helped by a journalist.
The Empty Man
On the trail of a missing girl, an ex-cop comes across a secretive group attempting to summon a terrifying supernatural entity.
Wilson, a neurotic middle-aged man, reunites with his estranged wife, Pippi, after 17 years and learns that he has a teenage daughter.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid are two free-spirited leaders of a criminal gang. When their plan of robbing a bank goes astray, they flee to Bolivia in an attempt to outdo the law in the country.
“MIRACULOUS WORLD: Shanghai, The Legend of Ladydragon”
On school break, Marincette heads to Shanghai to meet Adrien. But after arriving, Marinette loses all her stuff, including the Miraculous that allows her to turn into Ladybug!
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.