It’s Friday and time for some new content to arrive on Disney+ in the United States, today sees a brand new episode of “Star Wars: The Mandalorian” dropping in addition to the finale of “The Right Stuff” and the “One Day At Disney” short series, plus a brand new series of Marvel’s 616 and a new documentary about the real “Right Stuff”. There are also lots of new additions to the Disney+ library including both Planes movies.
Here’s the rundown:
Star Wars: The Mandalorian – Season 2 – Chapter 12
The Mandalorian rejoins old allies for a new mission.
The Right Stuff – Episode 8 – Flight – Finale
After Shepard’s dramatic voyage to space, he feels underwhelmed and restless. Heeding Glenn’s advice, Shepard attempts to quell his ambition with gratitude for his wife and children. While Shepard’s marriage somehow remains intact, Gordo and Trudy’s may never recover. Meanwhile, when JFK publicly issues a challenge for NASA to send a man to the moon, Glenn’s drive to top Shepard is reignited.
One Day At Disney Short – Episode 151 – Finale
Revisit One Day at Disney’s compelling and inspiring cast members in the Season Finale. From the heart of the Disney parks to the streets of Madrid, take a look back at the memorable moments and the people who make them possible as we go behind-the-scenes to experience Disney magic like never before.
“Marvel’s 616” explores Marvel’s rich legacy of pioneering characters, creators and storytelling to reflect the world outside your window. Each documentary, helmed by a unique filmmaker, showcases the intersections of storytelling, pop culture, and fandom within the Marvel Universe. Episodes in this anthology series will cover topics including Marvel’s world-spanning artists, the trailblazing women of Marvel Comics, discovering the “forgotten” characters of Marvel, and much more.
The Real Right Stuff
“The Real Right Stuff” tells the remarkable true story of the nation’s first astronauts, the original Mercury 7, and pulls from hundreds of hours of archival film and radio broadcasts, interviews, home movies and other rare and never-before-seen material to catapult viewers back to the late 1950s. The two-hour documentary, from National Geographic, complements the Disney+ original scripted series “The Right Stuff” which will premiere its season finale on the same day.
Directed and produced by Emmy® and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Tom Jennings (“Apollo: Missions to the Moon,” “Challenger Disaster: Lost Tapes”), “The Real Right Stuff” is a gripping account of NASA’s Project Mercury program, which revolutionized America’s role in human space exploration and inspired future generations of space enthusiasts. Free of modern-day narration and interviews, the special uses Jennings’ signature style to give viewers unparalleled access to the early days of the space race.
Dusty, a crop duster plane, dreams of becoming a great air racer. Along with his friend, Chug, a fuel truck, Dusty practises flying manoeuvres in order to qualify for the Wings Across the Globe race.
Planes – Fire and Rescue (US)
Dusty Crophopper is a celebrity racer with a fantastic career. He trains to become a certified firefighter, even as his career comes to an end.
Bia (Season 1)
The show tells the story of a group of young people dedicated to creating content for the Internet develop and share their talents in a space full of romance and friendships.
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.