It’s Monday and time to take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ in the week ahead and the big new release is the return of the smash hit animated series, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, which is returning for its seventh and final season, exclusively on Disney+.
Note – Library content may vary between countries, but Disney+ Originals are released globally.
Here is the rundown:
Thursday, February 20
Marvel Rising: Operation Shuri
Marvel Rising: Operation Shuri introduces the fan-favorite character Shuri, voiced by Daisy Lightfoot (Marvel Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest) to the Marvel Rising universe in a 22-minute animated special.
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The lives of the Secret Warriors are turned upside down when faced with their latest mission: hang out with Shuri, the Crown Princess of Wakanda, and show her what it’s like to be an ordinary teenager. But nothing’s ordinary when you’re dealing with one of the smartest and most famous people on the planet.
Marvel Rising: Playing with Fire
Marvel Rising: Playing With Fire, sees the return of Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf) as Dante Pertuz aka Inferno and Dove Cameron (Descendants 3) as Gwen Stacy aka Ghost-Spider, and debut of Navia Robinson (Raven’s Home) as new character Zayla.
When Inferno’s powers are stolen by a young and powerful villain, it’s up to the Secret Warriors to defeat their new foe and help their friend. But does Inferno even WANT his powers back?
Friday, February 21
Unlikely Animal Friends (Season 1-2)
The natural world is full of amazing stories, but sometimes animals act in ways that seemingly go against all their instincts. From an elephant standing guard over a sick dog, to a giant tortoise adopting a baby hippo, and a lioness that ignores all the laws of nature to look after a baby oryx, this heart-warming documentary examines the cases of animals that have struck up unusual relationships. Delve into the stranger side of nature as we ask, can animals really be friends with other species?
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Premiere – Episode 701- “The Bad Batch”
Captain Rex and the Bad Batch must infiltrate an enemy base on Anaxes.
Diary of a Future President
Episode 106 – “Habeas Corpus”
When Elena gets detention, she discovers a new group of kids who are so much more than their reputation. Bobby is psyched to watch a cult classic with his buddies, but is surprised when the movie forces him to reveal an aspect of his life that he wasn’t prepared to share. Meanwhile, Gabi is bummed to have lost an important case to a bigger firm, only to be significantly cheered up by Sam
Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings
Episode 202 – “Alaska to Marry Me”
In an elaborate proposal, Jesse surprises girlfriend Alyssa with lots of ice on top of a glacier. Kylee and Ty celebrate their wedding in front of the Cinderella Castle with award winning country star Chris Janson and a pretty impressive dance off!
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Disney Family Sundays
Episode 116 – “Aristocats: Headbands”
The Pyle-Lawrence ladies join host Amber Kemp-Gerstel for a craft inspired by Disney’s “Aristocats.”
Marvel’s Hero Project
Episode 116 – “Genesis The Amazing Animal Ally”
Genesis is a fierce advocate for the care and safekeeping of all kinds of creatures, and her activism is inspiring others to follow her lead. She dedicates her time volunteering to help protect all kinds of animals, ensuring they have safe environments and receive treatment when they are injured. Now, Marvel recognizes her compassion and service as she becomes a member of Marvel’s Hero Project.
Vince Caro, Senior Recording & Mixing Engineer at Pixar Animation Studios, captures the magic of sound in Pixar films. Working with some of the most dynamic filmmaking and acting talent in animation, Vince’s job is nothing short of exciting. Through recording voice over, sound effects, music and more, Caro is responsible for making visuals come to life through sound.
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.