It’s Monday and time to take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ in the UK and Ireland throughout the week. There are lots of new Star Wars additions today, including “Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker” and the finale of “The Clone Wars”. Other new additions include new library content plus more Originals from the initial launch period dropping including High School Musical: The Musical – The Series and Diary of a Future President.
Here is the full rundown of this weeks new releases:
Monday May 4th
Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Global)
When it’s discovered that the evil Emperor Palpatine did not die at the hands of Darth Vader, the rebels must race against the clock to find out his whereabouts. Finn and Poe lead the Resistance to put a stop to the First Order’s plans to form a new Empire, while Rey anticipates her inevitable confrontation with Kylo Ren. Warning: Some flashing-lights scenes in this film may affect photosensitive viewers.
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian (Global)
“Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian” is an eight-episode documentary series that pulls back the curtain on The Mandalorian. Each chapter explores a different facet of the first live-action Star Wars television show through interviews, behind the scenes footage, and roundtable conversations hosted by Jon Favreau.
In the first episode, the filmmakers speak about their individual journeys on the way to the director’s chair and take us inside the filmmaking process of The Mandalorian.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Episode 12 – Season Finale (Global)
After seven seasons, one of the most critically acclaimed chapters in the Star Wars saga, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” will come to a close on a special day, Monday, May 4, giving fans around the world the chance to watch the finale together for Star Wars Day.
Star Wars: Resistance – Season 1
“Star Wars Resistance,” is the latest animated adventure series set before the events of “The Force Awakens,” follows Kazuda Xiono (“Kaz”), a young pilot recruited by the Resistance’s Poe Dameron and BB-8 and tasked with a top-secret mission to spy on the growing threat of the First Order. While undercover aboard The Colossus, a massive aircraft re-fueling platform on an outer rim water planet, Kaz works as a mechanic and lives with Poe’s long-time friend Yeager – a veteran pilot who operates a starship repair shop run by his crew: Tam, Neeku and their old battered astromech droid, Bucket. In his quest to become the best pilot in the galaxy, Kaz’s journey with his new friend BB-8 finds him facing off against stormtroopers and pirates all the while struggling to maintain his secret mission from his newfound family.
Lego Star Wars All Stars (S1)
New faces team-up with iconic heroes Young Han Solo, Chewbacca, Young Lando Calrissian, BB-8, and General Leia for adventures that span all eras of the Star Wars universe.
Tuesday May 5th
Lost Treasure of the Maya (S1)
The ancient Maya built many of their sacred sites to watch the sky, but new research suggests these places were also linked to underground cave systems.
Friday May 8th
Disney Family Sundays Episode 127 – “Star Wars: Hanging Art”
The Freeman family joins Amber for a craft inspired by “Star Wars.
One Day At Disney – Episode 123 – “Joe Hernandez: Attractions Host”
Ride along with Attractions Host Joe Hernandez aboard the historic Mark Twain Riverboat and take in the iconic scenery around the Disneyland Resort. From the helm of the wheelhouse, Joe creates a mesmerizing and memorable experience for all guests, young and old, as they embark on one of Disneyland Resort’s favorite floating adventures
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian (Global) – Episode 2 “Legacy”
The team behind The Mandalorian examines the profound impact of George Lucas’ STAR WARS
Disney Insider Episode 105 – “Running through Disney, Sorcerer’s Arena, Opening the Archives”
This week on Disney Insider, run Disney goes behind the scenes on how they plan a marathon through The Walt Disney World Resort that puts a smile on every racer’s face. Meet the team behind the new interactive game Disney Sorcerer’s Arena that lets fans play as one of over 100 Disney and Pixar characters. The Walt Disney Archives celebrates its 50th anniversary by putting 400 iconic props, costumes and original artwork on display.
Be Our Chef Episode 107 – “Anyone Can Cook” (Global)
In round seven of “Be Our Chef”, the Perez and Wells families are tasked with reimagining their own family-inspired “Ratatouille” dish. Both families explore the French Pavilion at Epcot to test out the culinary wonders of the park, while they visit with Remy and Emile for inspiration.
Diary of a Future President Episode 108 – “Matters of Diplomacy”
As she prepares for the big dance, Elena is shocked to discover she has a “mustache.” Attempts to fix it only make it worse, forcing her to “own” her look. Bobby and his buddies plan a prank for the dance, but when it doesn’t go the way Bobby expected, he lashes out at Liam. Gabi’s discomfort with her new relationship only grows when her mother invites the entire family over to meet Sam.
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series- Episode 108 – “The Tech Rehearsal”
When the cast and crew unexpectedly need to find a new location to “tech” their production, Carlos secures a spooky theater downtown, forcing Miss Jenn to confront old demons.
Which sees Braden travel the world delivering hearing aids, just like his own, to those who need them.
Disney Fairy Tale Weddings – Episode 208 – “Marry ME!” – Season Finale
Ramila & Ike celebrate 25 years of marriage in Greece thanks to their son. Kyle and Amanda and their baby girl Harlow celebrate at Disney’s California Adventure with a surprise performance by Jason Derulo.
Forky Asks A Question – Episode 108
What is a Pet? Forky meets Rob Tickles, and is schooled on the dangers of law enforcement.
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.