It’s the start of a brand new week, and time to take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ this week in Australia and New Zealand. There are some major new releases this week including a brand new original film, “Prey” and also the addition of “Lightyear”.
Here’s the rundown:
Note: This list is subject to change
Tuesday 2nd August 2022
Only Murders In The Building – Season 2 – Episode 7
Following the shocking death of Arconia Board President Bunny Folger, Charles (Steve Martin, “Father Of The Bride”), Oliver (Martin Short, “The Morning Show”) & Mabel (Selena Gomez, “The Dead Don’t Die”), race to unmask her killer. However, three (unfortunate) complications ensue – the trio is publicly implicated in Bunny’s homicide, they are now the subjects of a competing podcast, and they have to deal with a bunch of New York neighbors who all think they committed murder.
Wednesday 3rd August 2022
Pixar’s “Lightyear”, is the definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear, the hero who inspired the toy, “Lightyear” follows the legendary Space Ranger after he’s marooned on a hostile planet 4.2 million light-years from Earth alongside his commander and their crew. As Buzz tries to find a way back home through space and time, he’s joined by a group of ambitious recruits and his charming robot companion cat, Sox. Complicating matters and threatening the mission is the arrival of Zurg, an imposing presence with an army of ruthless robots and a mysterious agenda.
Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Ms. Marvel
This installment of ASSEMBLED takes us on the journey of bringing a long-awaited global phenomenon to life. Go behind-the-scenes every step of the way with immersive footage from the making of the series, along with insightful interviews on set from the cast and crew of Ms. Marvel as we watch Iman Vellani and her character, Kamala Khan, become the fan-favorite superhero right before our eyes.
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Season 3 – Episode 2
A reluctant E.J. takes the reins in a surprisingly new role on “Frozen.” New campers bring surprising vocal chops — and competition — to the auditions for “Frozen,” while in Los Angeles, Nini makes a potentially life-changing discovery of her own
The Ghost and Molly McGee (New Episodes)
Tween optimist Molly McGee and a grumpy ghost named Scratch become bound to each other when one of Scratch’s spells backfires. Molly lives to make the world a better place, fix what has gone wrong, and spread joy, whereas Scratch wants to make the world a worse place, break what has gone right, and spread misery. Despite their differences, the two form an unlikely friendship and find themselves helping each other through the ups and downs of their respective worlds.
Primal Survivor: Escape The Amazon
Survivalist Hazen Audel fights his way through 500 miles of unexplored Amazon using only traditional survival methods; he faces extreme environments, and he must reach the Atlantic coast before he’s trapped by floods during the rainy season.
Family Guy – Season 20 – New Episode
When Mayor West’s nativity scene is ruined, Brian is seen as the prime suspect.
The Old Man – New Episode
Chase and Zoe enter the lion’s den. As Harper ends one partnership, another begins.
The Villains of Valley View (New Episodes)
When teenage supervillain Havoc stands up to the head of the League of Villains, her family members are forced to change their identities and relocate to a sleepy Texas suburb.
Breeders – Season 3 – New Episode
Jim and Jackie are both struggling under their new circumstances. Luke has to choose between Jacob and Ruby. At Alex’s 65th birthday party, Ally meets someone who makes her see Paul in a new light.
American Dad – Season 17 – New Episode
After Stan is injured, Francine nurses him back to health and he becomes dependent to her. The family discovers Tuttle is a Korean reality show star.
Solar Opposites – Season 3 – Episode 6
What happened to all the ships from the opening credits?
Friday 5th August 2022
Set in the Comanche Nation 300 years ago, “Prey” is the story of a young woman, Naru, a fierce and highly skilled warrior. She has been raised in the shadow of some of the most legendary hunters who roam the Great Plains, so when danger threatens her camp, she sets out to protect her people. The prey she stalks, and ultimately confronts, turns out to be a highly evolved alien predator with a technically advanced arsenal, resulting in a vicious and terrifying showdown between the two adversaries.
We are Freestyle Love Supreme
Interviews and archival footage tell the story of the hip-hop improv group Freestyle Love Supreme.
The Lion King (2019) Sing-Along
As a cub, Simba is forced to leave the Pride Lands after his father Mufasa is murdered by his wicked uncle, Scar. Years later, he returns as a young lion to reclaim his throne.
The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride – Sing-Along
Simba’s relationship with his daughter Kiara is put to the test when she escapes Timon and Pumba’s care, ventures into the forbidden lands and befriends Kovu, the son of Scar.
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.