It’s Friday and time to take a look at what’s been added onto Disney+ today in the United Kingdom and Ireland. There is a brand new Pixar Sparkshort called “Nona”, along with lots of great new additions into the Disney+ library including Marvel’s “Deadpool”.
Here’s the rundown:
Pixar SparkShort – Nona
Pixar Animation Studios introduces Nona, a grandmother who plans to spend her day off by shutting out the world to watch her favourite TV show, “E.W.W. Smashdown Wrestling.” However, when her 5-year-old granddaughter Renee is unexpectedly dropped off, Nona is caught between her two favorite things. Renee wants to play while the normally-doting Nona wrestles with wanting to watch the Smashdown, leading to a decisive showdown between the two, and a loving compromise.
Disney Descendants: The Royal Wedding
Mal and Ben’s wedding is the biggest event Auradon’s ever seen, but Hades threatens to ruin it for Mal leading to a showdown on the Isle of the Lost that could change everything!
Disney’s Broadway Hits At London’s Royal Albert Hall
This musical extravaganza features songs from best-loved Tony and Academy Award-winning scores including Beauty and the Beast, Aida, The Lion King, Aladdin, Mary Poppins, Tarzan and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. This memorable musical showcase celebrates the exceptional talent of some of today’s greatest composers and lyricists, including Kristin Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez, Alan Menken, Elton John, Tim Rice, Phil Collins as well as Richard & Robert Sherman.
Petra: Secrets of the Ancient Builders
In southern Jordan lies the spectacular city of Petra. Built over 2,000 years ago, it contains innumerable architectural treasures: colossal buildings carved into cliffs and hundreds of tombs, temples and baths.
Hitler The Junkie
Morphine. Crystal meth. Sedatives. Testosterone. Leeches. A German soldier’s feces. A bizarre combination of substances, but just a few of the more than 70 different drugs, vitamins and concoctions Adolf Hitler was consuming during the last nine years of his reign. This hard-hitting and in-depth film sets out to examine the medications Hitler was on, how often and how much he took, and to explore if drugs played a role in his behavior and actions.
Through explosive experiments engineer Hugh Hunt discovers how Hitler’s supergun worked and investigates the Allied forces race to destroy it.
Hitler’s Teen Killers
They grew up under the Nazi regime. They pledged to give their lives for Hitler. They were fanatics who would not be stopped. They were the 20,000 teenagers who made up the 12th SS Panzer Division. Unleashed in France to halt the Allied invasion, they would sow terror and destruction in their wake. Historical colorized archives and a handful of survivors tell us this story.
Ajax, a twisted scientist, experiments on Wade Wilson, a mercenary, to cure him of cancer and give him healing powers. However, the experiment leaves Wade disfigured and he decides to exact revenge.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
When his country is threatened by a ferocious group of vampires, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, sets out on a mission to eliminate them.
Antwone Fisher (2002)
After a brutal flare-up with a sailor, Antwone Fisher, a Navy officer, is sent to psychiatrist Dr Jerome Davenport. Eventually, he finds new hope in life after coming to terms with his painful past.
What are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ this weekend?