It’s Wednesday and time to take a look at what’s been added onto Disney+ in the United Kingdom and Ireland today, which includes the season finale of “Percy Jackson And the Olympians” plus two brand new series and many international originals.
Here’s the rundown:
Assembled: The Making Of Echo
Born in the heartland. Raised in the concrete jungle. Maya Lopez didn’t ask to be bad; she never had a choice. Join us as “Assembled” goes behind-the-scenes of Maya’s own groundbreaking series: “Echo.” Discover how members of the production’s cast and crew learned American Sign Language to create a more inclusive and accessible on-set environment. Witness the filmmakers taking unprecedented steps to portray Native American culture truthfully, and without artifice. Spend time with powerhouse actor Vincent D’Onofrio as he brings the Kingpin to monstrous life once more. The unboxing of this series’ creation culminates with viewers getting a front-row seat to Marvel Studios’ and Choctaw Nation’s first collaboration on a powwow.
Choir is a 6-part documentary series following the kids of the Detroit Youth Choir as they prepare for the performance of a lifetime. Through their eyes, we experience the highs and lows of life growing up in Detroit, navigating the challenges of balancing family, school, and athletics, all while pursuing their dreams of taking their talents to the next level and performing on one of the world’s biggest stages. Following their 2019 appearance on America’s Got Talent, it’s a pivotal time for the choir and its director, Anthony White, as he’s faced with the combined challenges of replacing several key members, keeping the choir relevant in Detroit, and finding the next big opportunity that will put them back in the national spotlight.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians – Episode 8 – Finale
Mount Olympus beckons… and Percy must face his greatest battle yet.
A Hero’s Journey: The Making of Percy Jackson and the Olympians
The making of the new Disney+ series
Sound The Police
From acclaimed filmmaker Stanley Nelson, Sound of the Police digs deep into America’s long and painful history of police brutality and misconduct in Black communities. This film traces the tragic history of African Americans and the police from slavery to the present day, revealing what brought us to this moment of civil unrest and upheaval.
Magic Of Disney’s Animal Kingdom – Season 2
An all-access pass to explore Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge and The Seas With Nemo & Friends at EPCOT, paying tribute to an array of more than 5,000 animals and their animal care experts who keep things running.
Bob’s Burgers – New Episode
Rudy attends an important dinner; the Belchers make an important casserole.
Based on The New York Times-bestselling book by Charmaine Wilkerson, “Black Cake” is a family drama wrapped in a murder mystery with a diverse cast of characters and a global setting. The story takes place in Jamaica, Italy, Scotland, England and Southern California. In the late 1960s, a runaway bride named Covey disappears into the surf off the coast of Jamaica and is feared drowned or a fugitive on the run for her husband’s murder.
In present day California, a widow named Eleanor Bennett, loses her battle with cancer, leaving her two estranged children, Byron and Benny, a flash drive that holds previously untold stories of her journey from the Caribbean to America. These stories, narrated by Eleanor, shock her children and challenge everything they thought they knew about their family’s origin.
Undead Unluck – Episode 8
Longing becomes unrecognizable under Spoil’s rampage. There is, however, a workaround to his countdown. While Fuuko and Shen try to figure it out, the UMA shows it’s true colors.
Ishura (S1 – New Episode)
A group of superhuman warriors who once fought together to end the reign of a demon king, now fight each other to see who is the strongest warrior.
A Shop for Killers (S1, New Episodes)
Set in modern-day Korea, “A Shop For Killers” sees college student Jeong Ji-an diving for cover in her childhood home after a series of highly skilled assassins get her in their sites. Desperately fighting to survive, Ji-an will begin to remember invaluable lessons her uncle taught her before his apparent suicide, drawing on them to help her stay alive. Confused and cornered, Ji-an will have to work fast to uncover her uncle’s hidden past and figure out why so many people are desperate to gain access to the house and the extensive arsenal hidden inside.
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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.