It’s the start of a brand new week and time to take a look at what’s been added onto Disney+ in the United Kingdom and Ireland, which includes a brand new original film and some new shows, including “Not Dead Yet” and a new Muppets series.
Here’s the rundown:
Note: This list is subject to change
Tuesday, 9th May 2023
A Small Light – Episodes 3 & 4
Based on an inspiring true story, Miep Gies (Bel Powley) was young, carefree and opinionated — at a time when opinions got you killed ― when Otto Frank (Liev Schreiber) asked her to help hide his family from the Nazis during WWII. Without hesitation, Miep agreed. For the next two years, she and her daring and devoted husband, Jan (Joe Cole), with several other everyday heroes, watched over the Frank, van Pels and Pfeffer families hiding in the secret annex.
Wednesday, 10th May 2023
The Muppets Mayhem
“The Muppets Mayhem” follows The Electric Mayhem Band — Dr. Teeth on vocals and keyboards, Animal on drums, Floyd Pepper on vocals and bass, Janice on vocals and lead guitar, Zoot on saxophone and Lips on trumpet — on an epic, music-filled journey to record their first-ever studio album. With the help of a driven young music executive, Nora Singh (Singh), the old-school Muppet band comes face-to-face with the current day music scene as they try to finally record their first studio album.
Will Trent – Episode 7
A missing shipment of weapons leads to extremists; Betty finds something Angie didn’t want Will to discover.
True Lies – Episode 4
When an international catastrophe occurs on live TV, the Omega Sector team must seek out help from a merciless contract assassin called The Wolf.
Not Dead Yet
The series follows Nell Serrano, a broke and newly single self-described disaster, working to restart the life and career she left behind five years ago. When she lands the only job she can find ― writing obituaries ― Nell starts getting life advice from some unlikely sources, the dead people whose lives she’s writing about.
9-1-1 – Season 6 – New Episode
Despite the case being closed, Bobby is determined to prove his AA sponsor was murdered and bring his killer to justice; Meanwhile Buck struggles with his post-traumatic stress.
Grey’s Anatomy – Season 19 – New Episode
Amelia takes her personal problems out on her work colleagues, and the threats against Bailey come to a terrifying head. Lucas and Jules make a risky decision on a patient, and Mika struggles with burnout.
Station 19 – Season 6 – New Episode
The team responds to a tragic freeway pileup; Andy helps Natasha face the fallout of a recent decision just as Ben deals with the fallout of his own.
Family Guy – Season 21 – New Episode
Lois is blocked from a vacation rental app and accused of stealing. Stewie and Brian try to sell saltwater taffy door to door.
Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a dangerous mission across the solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and a series of strange power surges.
“Race”, which stars Lee Yeon-hee and Hong Jong-hyun. The series is about Park Yoonjo, who has very little on her resume but is full of passion, but manages to get hired by a top company through an unbiased recruitment project. Proving her value at work is hard, but she powers through life with her old friend and colleague Ryu Jaemin, role model Goo Yijung, and best supporter Seo Donghoon.
In this Brazilian series, self-centered Paz isn’t satisfied with being Brazil’s most famous influencer in 2022. She heads to the small coastal town of Água-Marinha, a place at the forefront of female empowerment, where she plans to open the “House of Paz” to train a new generation of influencers. But Água-Marinha’s local women, led by María, are opposed to Paz’s plan to take over a space that’s already used as a cultural center. After an argument between Paz and Maria is secretly recorded and goes viral, Paz is “canceled” for her offensive language. In the same town, but in 1922, a young writer is facing a difficult situation. Cecília — a writer and heiress to a wealthy family — has to move in with her godparents after her parents die in a fire. Making matters worse, she is being forced to marry her godparents’ immature son, Pedro, despite being a lesbian and not having any desire to be a lady of society or a mother. The two women, separated by a hundred years, are desperate to escape their lives in pursuit of freedom and happiness. The universe decides to help them: they mysteriously travel through time to wake up in each other’s bodies in another century. Now they face the problems and wonders of a different period, causing them to rethink female issues with respect to places they find themselves and carve out new roles in the world.
Friday, 12th May 2023
“Crater” is the story of Caleb Channing (Russell-Bailey), who was raised on a lunar mining colony and is about to be permanently relocated to an idyllic faraway planet following the death of his father (Mescudi). But before leaving, to fulfill his dad’s last wish, he and his three best friends, Dylan (Barratt), Borney (Hong) and Marcus (Boyce), and a new arrival from Earth, Addison (Grace), hijack a rover for one final adventure on a journey to explore a mysterious crater.
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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.