It’s Friday and time to take a look at what’s been added to Disney+ in the UK and Ireland. This week’s biggest new arrival is the new Disney+ Original series, Becoming, along with some new library content including the Blue Skies Studios animated movie, Horton Hears A Who.
The insightful and uplifting series tells the origin stories of 10 talented athletes, entertainers, and musicians including Adam Devine, Anthony Davis, Ashley Tisdale, Caleb McLaughlin, Candace Parker, Colbie Caillat, Julianne Hough, Nick Cannon, Nick Kroll, and Rob Gronkowski. In this documentary-style series, shot in vérité, each episode centres around a visit to the celebrity’s hometown, touring important locations central to their upbringing. A supporting cast of family members, coaches, teachers, mentors and friends are interviewed, sharing rarely heard anecdotes and insights into the star’s “becoming” story. All 10 episodes will be available on Friday 18th.
Weird But True – Episode 306 – Trains
It’s Crafty Camper Career Week, and Carly is so excited. All campers are paired with a professional in their respective field, and Carly’s assignment is to shadow a train engineer. After her grandfather organizes a visit to Steamtown Pennsylvania, Carly becomes inspired to improve trains in the future.
One Day At Disney (Short) Episode 142 – “Dr. Natalie Mylniczenko: Veterinarian”
Discover Walt Disney World Resort Veterinarian Dr. Natalie Mylniczenko’s creative approach to animal care. From performing rhinoceros check-ups at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park to travelling abroad for environmental work with endangered gorillas, this animal lover is dedicated to ensuring the survival of our world’s most vulnerable species
Wicked Tuna (s9)
The most skilled fishermen test themselves in the freezing waters of the North Atlantic to find the rare bluefin tuna fish.
Science of Stupid (S1)
Series revealing how and why adventures turn to misadventures and the science behind painful and humiliating mishaps.
Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears A Who!
Horton, an elephant, must dodge his pesky neighbours and find a safe place to keep the dust speck, which contains a microscopic community of creatures known as The Whos.
Notre Dame: Race Against the Inferno
When the historic Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, France, burns down, the country’s firefighters strive to put out the fires. These individuals then share insights about the horrific event.
Soy Luna (s2-3)
Luna lives with her family in Cancun, where she has a group of friends at school. However, her life changes when her parents receive an offer of work and must move to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
A talented teenager returns to her hometown in Buenos Aires after living many years in Europe.
What are you going to be 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.