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Everything New You Can Stream on Disney+ in April 2022 (US)

The calendars have flipped from March to April! Here is a reminder of everything that’s coming to Disney+ in the United States in April 2022.

The Disney+ Original movie “Better Nate Than Ever” premieres on April 1 and six all-new animated shorts starring Scrat titled “Ice Age: Scrat Tales” will release on April 13th.

New episodes will also continue to roll out for Marvel’s “Moon Knight” and “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder.”

Highlights include three new movies and specials launching this Earth Day to celebrate the power within each of us to create change for the better and inspire connections with the wonders of the world we all share. “Polar Bear,” the next wildlife movie from Disneynature; “Explorer: The Last Tepui” the newest installment of National Geographic’s long-running “Explorer” series; and “The Biggest Little Farm: The Return,” a special update based on the 2018 critically-acclaimed documentary on the making of Apricot Lane Farms, will premiere exclusively on Disney+ on April 22, 2022. 

New library titles include “Herbie: Fully Loaded,” “Chasing Mavericks” and more.

FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2022

DISNEY+ ORIGINALS:

Better Nate Than Ever – Premiere

In “Better Nate Than Ever,” 13-year-old Nate Foster has big Broadway dreams. There’s only one problem — he can’t even land a part in the school play. But when his parents leave town, Nate and his best friend Libby sneak off to the Big Apple for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to prove everyone wrong. A chance encounter with Nate’s long-lost Aunt Heidi turns his journey upside-down, and together they must learn that life’s greatest adventures are only as big as your dreams. Based on the award-winning novel.

“Better Nate Than Ever” stars Aria Brooks, Joshua Bassett, Michelle Federer and introducing Rueby Wood as Nate, with Norbert Leo Butz and Lisa Kudrow. Based upon the book by Tim Federle, the film was written for the screen and directed by Tim Federle. Marc Platt and Adam Siegel served as the film’s producers, with Tim Federle and Pamela Thur as its executive producers.


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Herbie: Fully Loaded

Lindsay Lohan does the driving when Herbie — the fun-lovin’, free-wheelin’, ’63 VW Beetle with a mind of its own — returns better than ever in Disney’s revved-up comedy adventure! Though a third-generation member of a NASCAR family, Maggie Peyton (Lohan) has always been forbidden from following her racing dreams by her overprotective father (Michael Keaton). But she has no idea her life is about to take a huge u-turn! After discovering the irresistible Herbie in a junkyard, they form a magical team that will save her family and rewrite the racing record books!


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2022

DISNEY+ ORIGINALS:

Marvel’s Moon Knight – Episode 2

The series follows Steven Grant, a mild-mannered gift-shop employee, who becomes plagued with blackouts and memories of another life. Steven discovers he has dissociative identity disorder and shares a body with mercenary Marc Spector. As Steven/Marc’s enemies converge upon them, they must navigate their complex identities while thrust into a deadly mystery among the powerful gods of Egypt.

“Moon Knight” stars Oscar Isaac, Ethan Hawke and May Calamawy. Mohamed Diab and the team of Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead directed the episodes. Jeremy Slater is the head writer, and Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Brad Winderbaum, Mohamed Diab, Jeremy Slater and Oscar Isaac are the executive producers. Grant Curtis, Trevor Waterson and Rebecca Kirsch serve as co-executive producers.


The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder – Episode 8 – “Home School”

Penny inadvertently gets her homeless teacher, Ms. Hill, fired. To right her wrong, Penny starts a fundraiser. Zoey turns to Uncle Bobby to learn the ways of the funk


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The Ghost & Molly McGee – Season 1 – Episodes 11-15

Created and executive produced by Bill Motz and Bob Roth (“LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures”), along with executive producer Steve Loter (“Kim Possible”), the series follows tween optimist Molly, who lives to make the world a better place, and grumpy ghost Scratch, whose job is to spread misery.


Minnie’s Bow-Toons: Party Palace Pals – Season1 – Episodes 17-20

Minnie’s Bow-Toons (renamed to Minnie’s Bow-Toons: Party Palace Pals) is a computer animated short series based on the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse episode “Minnie’s Bow-tique”.


Zeke and Luther – Seasons 1–3

Zeke and Luther want nothing more in the world than to become world-famous skateboarders. Together with their friends, skating rivals, and family, Zeke & Luther find themselves always busy getting into mischief.


Just Like Me – Season 1-2

In ‘Just Like Me!’ we follow five teen vloggers. Every week they meet up in a juice bar on a boat. Here they collaborate, share their creativity, record videos and discuss their online reputation and daily life. Each has their own specific talents and the series is also about the development of these talents. ‘Just Like Me!’ is a scripted reality comedy, set entirely in and around the juice bar.


FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2022

DISNEY+ ORIGINALS:

No Titles Announced Yet


NEW LIBRARY TITLES:

Chasing Mavericks

Gerard Butler, Elisabeth Shue and Hollywood newcomer Jonny Weston star in this inspiring true story of courage and friendship the whole family will love. When 15-year-old Jay Moriarty (Weston) discovers that the mythical Mavericks surf break is real, he reaches out to local surfing legend Frosty Hesson (Butler) to train him to ride it. What begins as a mentorship turns into an extraordinary bond that transforms both their lives, as Jay and Frosty learn valuable lessons about conquering fear in pursuit of your dreams.


30 for 30: Fernando Nation

In Fernando Nation, Mexican-born and Los Angeles-raised director Cruz Angeles traces the history of a community that was torn apart when Dodger Stadium was built in Chavez Ravine and then revitalized by one of the most captivating pitching phenoms baseball has ever seen.


30 for 30: Four Days in October

A look at one of the greatest comebacks in the history of sports, the 2004 ALCS that saw the Boston Red Sox become the first team in history to erase a 3-0 deficit against their rivals, the Yankees.


30 for 30: Jordan Rides the Bus

In the fall of 1993, in his prime and at the summit of the sports world, Michael Jordan walked away from pro basketball.


Silly Little Game

Silly Little Game is an ESPN 30 for 30 film that looks at the ten people, led by Daniel Okrent, who came together to form the first Rotisserie League, named after an overpriced chicken joint where they occasionally met.


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2022

DISNEY+ ORIGINALS:

Marvel’s Moon Knight – Episode 3

The series follows Steven Grant, a mild-mannered gift-shop employee, who becomes plagued with blackouts and memories of another life. Steven discovers he has dissociative identity disorder and shares a body with mercenary Marc Spector. As Steven/Marc’s enemies converge upon them, they must navigate their complex identities while thrust into a deadly mystery among the powerful gods of Egypt.

“Moon Knight” stars Oscar Isaac, Ethan Hawke and May Calamawy. Mohamed Diab and the team of Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead directed the episodes. Jeremy Slater is the head writer, and Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Brad Winderbaum, Mohamed Diab, Jeremy Slater and Oscar Isaac are the executive producers. Grant Curtis, Trevor Waterson and Rebecca Kirsch serve as co-executive producers.


The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder – Episode 9 – “Raging Bully”

LaCienega feels threatened by her ugly-duckling-turned-beautiful-swan cousin, LaBrea, as her quinceañera approaches. Sunset’s sister, Melrose, goads her into making poor choices.


Ice Age: Scrat Tales – All 6 Animated Shorts – Premiere

“Ice Age: Scrat Tales” is a series of six all-new animated shorts starring Scrat, the hapless saber-toothed squirrel of the “Ice Age” adventures, who experiences the ups and downs of fatherhood, as he and the adorable, mischievous Baby Scrat, alternately bond with each other and battle for ownership of the highly treasured Acorn.


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Raven’s Home – Season 5 – Episodes 1-5

In season five of “Raven’s Home,” Raven and Booker move back to San Francisco to help take care of her dad after a mild heart attack. Now Raven finds herself parenting her parent, raising her young cousin, and settling into life in her old hometown. Meanwhile, Booker is “the new kid” at Raven’s old high school and has to keep his visions a secret from a new group of friends.


Alex & Co. – Seasons 1–3

The series follows Alex Leoni, an Italian teen alongside his friends Christian Alessi, Nicole de Ponte, Sam Costa and Emma Ferrari as students of the Melsher Institute.


FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2022

DISNEY+ ORIGINALS:

No Titles Announced Yet


NEW LIBRARY TITLES:

No Titles Announced Yet


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2022

DISNEY+ ORIGINALS:

Marvel’s Moon Knight – Episode 4

The series follows Steven Grant, a mild-mannered gift-shop employee, who becomes plagued with blackouts and memories of another life. Steven discovers he has dissociative identity disorder and shares a body with mercenary Marc Spector. As Steven/Marc’s enemies converge upon them, they must navigate their complex identities while thrust into a deadly mystery among the powerful gods of Egypt.

“Moon Knight” stars Oscar Isaac, Ethan Hawke and May Calamawy. Mohamed Diab and the team of Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead directed the episodes. Jeremy Slater is the head writer, and Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Brad Winderbaum, Mohamed Diab, Jeremy Slater and Oscar Isaac are the executive producers. Grant Curtis, Trevor Waterson and Rebecca Kirsch serve as co-executive producers.


The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder – Episode 10 – “Old Towne Road” – Season 1 Finale

When Trudy tracks Suga Mama’s family to Oklahoma, the Prouds head to the family rodeo, where Suga Mama’s painful history will be revealed. Oscar discovers he’s a natural cowboy.


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Once – Seasons 1-3

“O11CE” tells the story of Gabo Moreti (Mariano González), a teenager who is passionate about soccer who lives with his grandmother in a small town called Álamo Seco. His great soccer skills do not go unnoticed for Francisco (Nicolás Pauls), head coach of the prestigious Instituto Académico Deportivo (IAD), who decides to grant him a scholarship. Gabo begins his adventure with a trip to Buenos Aires to live at the IAD’s residence. His dream is to become a great player, but he doesn’t know that in that path destiny will make him discover the secrets of his family life.


FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2022

DISNEY+ ORIGINALS:

Disneynature’s Polar Bear

Narrated by two-time Academy Award® nominee Catherine Keener (“Capote,” “Being John Malkovich”), Disneynature’s “Polar Bear” tells the story of a new mother whose memories of her own youth prepare her to navigate motherhood in the increasingly challenging world that polar bears face today. Helmed by Alastair Fothergill and Jeff Wilson, the directing team behind Disneynature’s “Penguins,” and produced by Fothergill, Wilson, Jason Roberts, Keith Scholey and Roy Conli, “Polar Bear” launches exclusively on Disney+ on April 22, 2022.


Bear Witness

“Bear Witness” journeys alongside the filmmakers behind Disneynature’s “Polar Bear” as they face profound challenges 300 miles from the North Pole. The team, who created a revolutionary arctic camp on site, navigated virtually impassible snow drifts and tenuous sea ice, garnering unprecedented footage revealing adaptive behaviors that surprised even this veteran team of filmmakers.


Explorer: The Last Tepui

The Disney+ Earth Day special “Explorer: The Last Tepui,” from National Geographic, follows elite climber Alex Honnold (“Free Solo”) and a world-class climbing team led by National Geographic Explorer and climber Mark Synnott on a grueling mission deep in the Amazon jungle as they attempt a first-ascent climb up a 1000 foot sheer cliff. Their goal is to deliver legendary biologist and National Geographic Explorer Bruce Means to the top of a massive “island in the sky” known as a tepui. The team must first trek miles of treacherous jungle terrain to help Dr. Means complete his life’s work, searching the cliff wall for undiscovered animal species. The one-hour special is the newest installment of National Geographic’s long-running “Explorer” series. This Earth Day, learn why the tepuis – much like the Galapagos – are a treasure trove of biodiversity worth protecting.


The Biggest Little Farm: The Return

The Disney+ Earth Day special “The Biggest Little Farm: The Return,” from National Geographic, is based on the 2018 award-winning feature documentary film that tells the story of John and Molly Chester, who abandon their urban life in Los Angeles to live on a barren farm to grow delicious food in harmony with nature in Ventura County. The new special follows the farmers’ 10-year tireless journey as they transform the land into a magical working farm and document the whole process in this heartwarming special that is akin to a real-life “Charlotte’s Web.” Apricot Lane Farms is a beautiful, complex world that reflects our planet’s biodiversity, and this special introduces audiences to animals that will quickly burrow into their hearts, like Georgie the gopher-eating egret, Emma the pig who welcomes her newest litter, and an adorable lamb named Moe who believes he’s a dog. This Earth Day, see how the farmers utilize the interconnectedness of nature to help build soil health, maximize biodiversity, and regeneratively grow the most nutrient-dense food possible.


When Billie Met Lisa – Animated Short

In “When Billie Met Lisa,” Lisa Simpson is discovered by chart-topping artists Billie Eilish and FINNEAS while searching for a quiet place to practice her saxophone. Billie invites Lisa to her studio for a special jam session she’ll never forget.


NEW LIBRARY TITLES:

Buried Secrets of Cordoba

Beneath Cordoba’s modern streets lie traces of the city’s long-forgotten history; explorer Fabio Amador joins archaeologists as they use advanced technology to unearth the city’s buried mysteries.


Buried Secrets of Keros

An investigative journey set in the heart of the Aegean Sea. A team of archaeologists unveil what may be the world’s oldest maritime sanctuary.


 

Expedition China

Parents need to know that Disneynature: Expedition China is about the making of Disney’s Born in China documentary in which expert film crews sought to find babies of rare species in their natural habitats located in remote areas of China.


Ghost of the Mountains

Filmmakers endure brutal weather and rough terrain when they travel to the highest plateau on Earth to find the elusive snow leopard for the new documentary “Born in China.”


Growing Up Wild

From their first steps of exploring their world to their final steps into independence, the film reveals the triumphs and setbacks of five young animals, in which instinct, parental lessons, and trial and error ultimately define their destinies. With a little guidance from sage family members, each must figure out how and where to find food while learning to recognize the very real threat of danger.


Return of the Clouded Leopards

Two rare 6-week-old clouded leopard cubs are given to a filmmaker, giving him the opportunity of a lifetime to examine the secret lives of big cats.


The Kangaroo King

The parched central deserts in the heartland of Australia set the scene for a story of endurance against the odds and what it takes to survive.


The Phantom Cat

Filmmaker Christian Baumeister travels through the Pantanal in search of South America’s largest and most elusive big cat, the jaguar.


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2022

DISNEY+ ORIGINALS:

Marvel’s Moon Knight – Episode 5

The series follows Steven Grant, a mild-mannered gift-shop employee, who becomes plagued with blackouts and memories of another life. Steven discovers he has dissociative identity disorder and shares a body with mercenary Marc Spector. As Steven/Marc’s enemies converge upon them, they must navigate their complex identities while thrust into a deadly mystery among the powerful gods of Egypt.

“Moon Knight” stars Oscar Isaac, Ethan Hawke and May Calamawy. Mohamed Diab and the team of Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead directed the episodes. Jeremy Slater is the head writer, and Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Brad Winderbaum, Mohamed Diab, Jeremy Slater and Oscar Isaac are the executive producers. Grant Curtis, Trevor Waterson and Rebecca Kirsch serve as co-executive producers.


Sketchbook – Season 1 – Premiere

An intimate instructional documentary series, “Sketchbook” with Walt Disney Animation Studios takes us onto the desks and into the lives of talented artists and animators as they teach us how to draw a single iconic character from a Walt Disney Animation Studios film. Each episode focuses on a single artist illustrating a character that either they helped create or inspired them to want to be an artist at the Studio. As we learn the steps to drawing these characters, we also discover that the artists each have a unique story to tell about how they made their way to Disney and their chosen character. From the creators of “Chef’s Table,” this exclusive experience will give viewers of all ages a new understanding of how these beloved characters come to life on-screen while introducing them to a new cast of real-life characters along the way.


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Dino Ranch – Season 1 – Episodes 20-26

“Dino Ranch” introduces young audiences to the ultimate playground – a working farm and dinosaur sanctuary – and the tight-knit Cassidy family: Ma (Jane), Pa (Bo) and their three adopted kids, Jon, Min and Miguel. And ranch life certainly wouldn’t be the same without their distinctive dino pals: Jon’s speedy raptor, Blitz; Min’s big-hearted brontosaurus, Clover; Miguel’s tiny (but mighty) triceratops, Tango; Pa’s full-grown T-Rex, Biscuit, and Ma’s massively loyal parasaurolophus, Quack.


The Owl House – Season 2 – Episodes 11-16

“The Owl House” follows Luz, a self-assured teenage girl who stumbles upon a portal to a magical realm where she befriends a rebellious witch, Eda, and a tiny warrior, King. Despite not having magical abilities, Luz pursues her dream of becoming a witch by serving as Eda’s apprentice at the Owl House and ultimately finds a new family in an unlikely setting.


Amphibia – Season 3 – Episodes 10-14

Created and executive produced by Matt Braly (“Gravity Falls”), season three of the Emmy® Award-nominated series finds Anne and the Plantars transported from Amphibia to her hometown of Los Angeles, where the Frog Family must learn to navigate the complexities of this modern-day world, conceal their identities as talking frog people and search for a way home. Season three will also include a 22-minute Christmas special featuring a song written by Rebecca Sugar (“Steven Universe”). Since its premiere in June 2019, “Amphibia” has garnered over 107 million views across Disney Channel’s YouTube and currently ranks among the top three cable series with Kids 6-11.


Heartland Docs, DVM – Season 4

In Hartington, Nebraska, Drs. Ben and Erin Schroeder put thousands upon thousands of miles on their truck as they crisscross America’s Heartland, employing their expertise to treat all creatures great and small. From furry pets at the clinic to herds of cattle by the hundreds, few vets have the skill and heart to take on the unique challenges that come their way every day. Whether they are up against intense summer heat, bitter cold, white-out blizzards or impassable roads, the Schroeders will do whatever is necessary to treat animals in distress, including opening their clinic on the weekends with the help of their sons Chase and Charlie or making farm calls in the middle of the frigid night. The Schroeders’ dedication to their hometown, and the animals that are a part of it, is what makes them invaluable members of their local community.


Primal Survivor: Escape the Amazon – Season 1

Wilderness and survival expert Hazen Audel takes treacherous paths in this documentary series. Using his knowledge and skills, Audel sets off on a journey via lesser traveled roads, where the terrain is unstable and the elements are often harsh and unpredictable. Stopping in local communities, Audel speaks to native residents to gather as much information about the area as possible. Following in the footsteps of the Embera tribe, the survival guide goes on a jungle trek through the Darien Gap. In other episodes, he navigates the Arctic Circle with 200 reindeer in tow and crosses crocodile-infested lakes.


FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2022

DISNEY+ ORIGINALS:

Marvel Studios Legends

The three new episodes include:

  • Doctor Strange – LEGENDS retraces Doctor Strange’s journey from arrogant neurosurgeon, to heroic master of sorcery.
  • Wong – LEGENDS retraces Wong’s mystical journey from protector of ancient tomes, to protector of worlds.
  • Scarlet Witch – LEGENDS revisits Wanda Maximoff’s strange journey from happy homemaker to the dreaded Scarlet Witch

NEW LIBRARY TITLES:

Brothers In Exile

The story of half-brothers Livan and Orlando ‘El Duque’ Hernandez. Their rise to baseball stardom in Cuba, the escape from their native island, and their improbable reunion years later as World Series champions.


Doc & Daryl

A look at former New York Mets superstar pitcher Dwight “Doc” Gooden and power hitter Darryl Strawberry. They were stars on a team that captured the 1986 World Series, then broke the hearts of Mets fans when their lives spiraled out of control.


Long Gone Summer

In the summer of 1998, the St. Louis Cardinals’ Mark McGwire and the Chicago Cubs’ Sammy Sosa embark on a chase of one of the game’s most hallowed records, igniting the passion and imagination of fans and non-fans everywhere.


The Day The Series Stopped

Game three of the 1989 World Series is just underway and a devastating earthquake shakes the Bay Area to its core.


 

 

 

 

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