It’s Friday, which means Canada is getting another wave of new additions on Disney+ including two new Disney+ Originals, “Big Shot” and “Earth Moods” plus more episodes of popular shows like “The Falcon And The Winter Soldier”, “Mighty Ducks: Game Changers” and the finale of “Helstrom” and “Love Victor”.
Here’s the rundown:
Big Shot – Episode 1
After getting ousted from the NCAA, a hothead men’s basketball coach must take a job at an all-girls high school. He soon learns that teenage girls are more than just X’s and O’s; they require empathy and vulnerability — foreign concepts for the stoic Coach Korn (John Stamos). By learning how to connect with his players, Marvyn starts to grow into the person he’s always hoped to be. The girls learn to take themselves more seriously, finding their footing both on and oﬀ the court.
The Falcon And The Winter Soldier – Episode 5
Marvel Studios’ “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” stars Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson aka The Falcon, and Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes aka The Winter Soldier. The pair, who came together in the final moments of “Avengers: Endgame,” team up on a global adventure that tests their abilities—and their patience. Directed by Kari Skogland with Malcolm Spellman serving as head writer, the series also stars Daniel Brühl as Zemo, Emily VanCamp as Sharon Carter, and Wyatt Russell as John Walker.
The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers – Episode 4
Set in present day Minnesota, the Mighty Ducks have evolved from scrappy underdogs to an ultra-competitive, powerhouse youth hockey team. After 12-year-old Evan Morrow (Brady Noon) is unceremoniously cut from the Ducks, he and his mom, Alex (Lauren Graham), set out to build their own team of misfits to challenge the cutthroat, win-at-all-costs culture of youth sports today. With the help of Gordon Bombay, they rediscover the joys of playing just for love of the game.
Grown-Ish – Season 3 – Episode 5
When Zoey and the girls throw a surprise baby shower for Nomi, they’re surprised when she reveals some shocking news about the circumstances of her pregnancy. Meanwhile, Sky learns something about her new dude, Rodney, which puts a new perspective on their burgeoning relationship.
Solar Opposites – Season 2 – Episode 2
Heyo. Terry’s obsession with dinner parties gets the whole team in a mess-o-trouble.
Helstrom – Episode 110 ‘Hell Storm’ – Season Finale
As the son and daughter of a mysterious and powerful serial killer, Helstrom follows Daimon (Tom Austen) and Ana Helstrom (Sydney Lemmon), and their complicated dynamic, as they track down the worst of humanity — each with their own attitude and skills.
Love, Victor – Episode 110 ‘Spring Fling’ (Season Finale)
Determined to give Mia one last perfect night, Victor takes her to the Spring Fling.
Earth Moods takes viewers on the ultimate retreat—transporting them to a vast array of colorful and calming corners of the world. Viewers travel to blue glaciers, arid deserts, lush rainforests and pulsating metropolises to escape from the cacophony of everyday life. Each “mood” gives the audience an opportunity to relax and reset as the sound of music and the natural world washes over them.
Captured by smugglers when he was just a hatchling, a macaw named Blu never learned to fly and lives a happily domesticated life in Minnesota with his human friend, Linda. Blu is thought to be the last of his kind, but when word comes that Jewel, a lone female, lives in Rio de Janeiro, Blu and Linda go to meet her. Animal smugglers kidnap Blu and Jewel, but the pair soon escape and begin a perilous adventure back to freedom — and Linda.
The Kid Who Would Be King
Alex, a 12-year-old boy, and his friends fight an evil sorceress with the help of Excalibur, the sword of King Arthur, in a bid to save the world from her atrocities.
American Dad – Season 16
The series focuses on an eccentric motley crew that is the Smith family and their three housemates: Father, husband, and breadwinner Stan Smith; his better half housewife, Francine Smith; their college-aged daughter, Hayley Smith; and their high-school-aged son, Steve Smith. Outside of the Smith family, there are three additional main characters, including Hayley’s boyfriend turned husband, Jeff Fischer; the family’s man-in-a-goldfish-body pet, Klaus; and most notably the family’s zany alien, Roger, who is “full of masquerades, brazenness, and shocking antics.”
It’s a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they’re hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all: his father-in-law.
Tut’s Treasures: Hidden Secrets (S1)
`Secrets of Tutankhamun’s Treasures’ explores the thousands of items which were found with the uncovering of King Tutankhamun’s tomb, and asks what these items might reveal about the life and times in which the pharaoh king lived. The tomb of the Boy Kingwas discovered by Howard Carter in 1922 and made headlines all over the world, but during the following decades, many of the pharaoh’s priceless goods had disappeared into archives and museum basements all across Egypt. For the first time since their discovery, all 5398 items are be reunited.
Secrets Of Sulphur Springs
The 11-episode series follows 12-year-old Griffin Campbell, whose family has just uprooted their lives to move to the small town of Sulphur Springs and take ownership of The Tremont, an abandoned hotel, in hopes of restoring it into the lively vacation destination it once was. As Griffin begins his first day at a new school, he learns the hotel he just moved into is rumored to be haunted by the ghost of a girl who disappeared decades ago. Along the way, Griffin befriends Harper, a bright-eyed, mystery-obsessed classmate. Together, they uncover a secret portal that allows them to travel back in time. In the past, they’ll attempt to uncover the key to solving this unsolved mystery, a mystery that affects everyone close to them.
White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf
The story revolves around the White Fang and Henry who get washed away by the ocean current. They land up in a tribal area and help the tribals in saving their sacred land.
What are you looking forward to seeing on Disney+ this weekend?
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