It’s Friday and time to take a look at what’s been added onto Disney+ in Australia and New Zealand today, which includes a new episode of “Criminal Minds” plus a brand new documentary about Idina Menzel.
Here’s the rundown:
Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage?
Beloved Tony Award-winning actress and singer Idina Menzel’s many triumphs include iconic Broadway roles in productions of “Rent” and “Wicked” as well as the legendary voice of Elsa in Disney’s “Frozen.” Yet, one dream goal has evaded her grasp: to perform a concert at the world-famous Madison Square Garden in her hometown of New York City. From Disney Branded Television and Ideal Partners comes the joyous, inspirational and in-depth look at Idina Menzel as you’ve never seen her before. In “Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage?,” filmmaker Anne McCabe follows Menzel on a national tour over the course of 16 shows as she juggles the challenges of being a working mom with a grueling travel schedule, all while preparing finally to realize her dream.
The Heir: The Freestyle Dynasty/El Heredero: La Dinastia Del Freestyle (S1 – Premiere)
The biggest freestyle legends from each country will be looking for El Heredero.
Criminal Minds: Evolution – New Episode
In “Criminal Minds: Evolution,” the FBI’s elite team of criminal profilers come up against their greatest threat yet, an UnSub who has used the pandemic to build a network of other serial killers. As the world opens back up and the network goes operational, the team must hunt them down, one murder at a time. Cast members from the original series reprising their roles include Joe Mantegna, A.J. Cook, Kirsten Vangsness, Aisha Tyler, Adam Rodriguez and Paget Brewster. Zach Gilford joins the dynamic cast as a recurring guest star in a season-long arc.
The Heir: The Freestyle Dynasty
Five battle rap champions from Mexico, Argentina, Peru, Spain and Chile are tasked to recruit fresh talent from the freestyle scene and elevate the next generation in this docu-reality. On this journey, 20 aspiring MCs will test their abilities and determination in a series of freestyle battles, with only one walking away with the crown and a $50,000 prize.
Life or Something Like It
A reporter is spurred to action to change her life after she interviews a psychic homeless man who tells her that her life has no meaning and will end in a few days.
Samantha Mackenzie is hoping to experience life away from home and her parents as she leaves for college. It’s not going to be easy, however, because home for Sam is the White House, and her dad is the President of the United States. But when she falls for a new student, Sam finally begins to peer outside of her guarded life — although she may be opening herself and the nation to danger.
When a mild-mannered push-over challenges the office bully to fight, he goes from Joe Nobody to Joe Somebody.
Young Becca’s relationship with her overbearing father has to take a backseat when two supernatural suitors spill even more bad blood onto their ancient rivalry when they battle it out for Becca’s heart. An irreverent satire that steals a bite from the Twilight series.
What are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ this weekend?
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.