It’s Friday and time to take a look at what’s new on Disney+ in the United States today, which includes a brand new holiday special and a new instalment in the “Diary Of A Wimpy Kid” franchise.

Here’s the rundown:


Diary Of A Wimpy Kid – Rodrick Rules

Greg enters the next grade with his confidence and friendships intact, and an eye on the new girl in town, Holly Hills . But at home, Greg is still at war with his older brother, Rodrick, so their parents have handed down the toughest “punishment” imaginable – forcing the boys to spend quality time with each other.


“Pentatonix: Around the World for the Holidays”

Superstar a cappella group Pentatonix needs inspiration for their annual holiday album. After getting locked in a mystical mailroom, a little Disney magic sends us on a whirlwind tour around the world, discovering holiday traditions and inspiration from Pentatonix fans across the globe. The journey leads the group to realize that wherever we find ourselves, it really is a small world, after all!


The Territory

“The Territory” provides an immersive look at the tireless fight of the Amazon’s Indigenous Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau people against the encroaching deforestation brought by farmers and illegal settlers. With awe-inspiring cinematography showcasing the titular landscape and richly textured sound design, the film takes audiences deep into the Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau community and provides unprecedented access to the farmers and settlers illegally burning and clearing the protected Indigenous land.


Akashinga: The Brave Ones

Single mothers, abandoned wives and survivors of sexual and domestic violence enroll in an intense training selection to join rangers protecting elephants from poachers across Africa.


Heroes of the Mediterranean

Marine biologist Manu San Félix witnessed the degradation the Mediterranean Sea has suffered over the last 30 years, and embarks on a journey across its waters to find solutions to the alarming situation and prevent more serious consequences.


Patagonia Wings

Writer Sylvain Tesson accompanies the French High Moutain Military Group in their Patagonia expedition. United by the same love of moutaineering, they want to pay tribute to the Aéropostale’s heroes – Mermoz, Saint-Exupéry and Guillaumet – climbing the Fitz Roy range’s and jumping from one of its summits.


Big

In this heartfelt comedy starring Tom Hanks, a young boy discovers adulthood isn’t all it’s cracked up to be when his wish to be a grown-up magically comes true.


The Wolverine

The Wolverine returns to face his ultimate nemesis in an action packed battle that takes him to modern day Japan; an epic fight that will change him forever.


Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog

Washed ashore in the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest after a storm at sea separates him from his father, 16-year-old Angus McCormick has only his wiles and a trusted canine friend with which to survive.


Dr Dolittle 3

Maya Dolittle wants to be a normal teenager, but there’s one problem… she’s inherited her father’s ability to talk to animals! At a summer dude ranch, Maya hides her unique ability to fit in, but when her friends are in trouble, she comes to the rescue as only a Dolittle can — enlisting the aid of the ranch’s talking animals!


What are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ this weekend?

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Roger Palmer

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. Email: Roger@WhatsOnDisneyPlus.com Twitter: Twitter.com/RogPalmerUK Facebook: Facebook.com/rogpalmeruk

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