Here is a look at everything that’s coming to Disney+ in the United States this week.
Highlights include the premiere of the Disney+ Original animated movie “Night at the Museum: Kahmunrah Rises Again” and “Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage?”
New episodes continue to release for “Willow” and “The Santa Clauses” and the Season 2 finale of “The Mysterious Benedict Society” also releases.
New library titles include “The Muppet Christmas Carol” extended version, National Geographic’s “Retrograde,” “CMA Country Christmas” and more.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2022
The Mysterious Benedict Society – Season 2 – Episode 8 – Finale – “A Two-Way Street”
After escaping Dr. Curtain’s compound, the Society retreats to Number Two’s family home in Luxembourg, where she reconnects with her mother and siblings. The kids scramble to rebuild the Worldview Wash but are interrupted by news of a group of Greys in the
village nearby – they are out of time! The Society quickly comes up with defensive measures while Mr. Benedict and Dr. Curtain hash things out once and for all. After a final confrontation, the Society comes together to help one of their own.
The Santa Clauses – Episode 5 – “Chapter Five: Across the Yule-Verse”
Scott is taken to the Yule-verse where he learns the truth about how he came to be Santa. Meanwhile things at the North Pole get worse as more elves disappear and Christmas spirit is all but destroyed. Scott returns from the Yule-verse and, with Noel, heads
back to the North Pole to save Christmas. Before he can, he is quickly captured by Simon. Carol, Cal and Sandra race back to the North Pole to help Scott.
Willow – Episode 3
An epic period fantasy series with a modern sensibility set in an enchanted land of breathtaking beauty, “Willow” features a diverse international cast with Jonathan Kasdan, Ron Howard, Wendy Mericle, Kathleen Kennedy, and Michelle Rejwan serving as executive producers. The story began with an aspiring magician from a Nelwyn village and an infant girl destined to unite the realms, who together helped destroy an evil queen and banish the forces of darkness. Now, in a magical world where brownies, sorcerers, trolls, and other mystical creatures flourish, the adventure continues, as an unlikely group of heroes set off on a dangerous quest to places far beyond their home, where they must face their inner demons and come together to save their world.
Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t! – Episode 8
The summer training camp is over, and the fall tournament is near. The four members of the Kyoritsu sumo club are determined to win their first match. However, Ryota is unable to stay focused. Meanwhile, Kawarada from the ekiden club joins the sumo club, creating a team of five. In the women’s tournament, Honoka is matched up against Mayu.
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Brahmāstra Part One: Shiva
Inspired by deeply rooted concepts and tales from India’s ancient history yet set in the modern world, “Brahmāstra: Part One— Shiva” is an epic story of fantasy, adventure, love and hope, told using cutting-edge technology and never-seen-before visual spectacle. The grand adventure features a stellar ensemble cast of some of India’s most beloved actors, including Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Mouni Roy and Nagarjuna Akkineni.
Alice’s Wonderland Bakery (S1, 5 episodes)
Alice embarks on magical recipe adventures with her best pals, who join her in the bakery to whip up whimsical cakes and treats for friends and neighbours with enchanted kitchen tools and ingredients to help them.
Animal Fight Night (S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6)
The filmmaker presents unique footage of animals of the same species engaging in fatal fights to survive and thrive in the harsh conditions of the wilderness.
Beyond Magic with DMC (S1)
Magician Drummond Money-Coutts travels across various international destinations showcasing his mastery through card play, cheating and magic.
Explore the highlights of the wild in the fascinating country of Botswana. The country holds a diverse range of animals, and is one of the last places in the Africa where they can still live freely. Filmed in HFR at 50 frames per second, the wildlife footage takes the viewer on an exhilarating safari to the Okavango Delta
Gigantosaurus (S3, 8 episodes)
Four curious young dinosaurs named Rocky, Bill, Tiny, and Mazu go on adventures while following their herd. Rocky is the courageous one, Bill is the most timid, Tiny is the smallest yet most playful, and Mazu is the most inquisitive. The four friends look at things such as mapping the stars and searching for flowers but most importantly, they are asserting their independence and learning to do things away from the safety of the herd.
Raven’s Home (S5, 2 episodes)
Single mother Raven Baxter raises her children along with her friend, Chelsea. Things take a turn when Raven’s son starts showing psychic abilities.
The Villains of Valley View (S1, 1 episode)
When teenage supervillain Havoc stands up to the head of the League of Villains, her family members are forced to change their identities and relocate to a sleepy Texas suburb.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2022
Solo Amor Y Mil Canciones – Premiere
On the 10th anniversary of Violetta’s release, Tini gets together with her former castmates to celebrate, giving her fans an intimate, unique, and unforgettable show. Tini, Jorge Blanco, Candelaria Molfese, and Mercedes Lambre gave the audience a night to remember with their new versions of five of the show’s songs.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2022
Night at the Museum: Kahmunrah Rises Again – Premiere
In “Night at the Museum: Kahmunrah Rises Again,” Nick Daley is following in his father’s footsteps as night watchman at the American Museum of Natural History, so he knows what happens when the sun goes down. But when the maniacal ruler Kahmunrah escapes, it
is up to Nick to save the museum once and for all.
Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage? – Premiere
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 headline
a concert at the world-famous Madison Square Garden in her hometown of New York City. 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 preparing to finally realize her dream.
NEW LIBRARY TITLES:
CMA Country Christmas
Hosted by country music star Carly Pearce, “CMA Country Christmas” features performances by Steven Curtis Chapman, Dan + Shay, Scotty McCreery, Maren Morris, Old Dominion, Pearce, Molly Tuttle, and The War And Treaty.
National Geographic’s Retrograde
RETROGRADE captures the final nine months of America’s 20-year war in Afghanistan from multiple perspectives: one of the last U.S. Special Forces units deployed there, a young Afghan general and his corps fighting to defend their homeland against all odds, and the civilians desperately attempting to flee as the country collapses and the Taliban take over. From rarely seen operational control rooms to the frontlines of battle to the chaotic Kabul airport during the final U.S. withdrawal, Oscar-nominated and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Matthew Heineman’s latest film offers a cinematic and historic window onto the end of America’s longest war, and the costs endured for those most intimately involved. Rated R
The Muppet Christmas Carol – Extended Edition
Tis the season for love, laughter and one of the most cherished stories of all time. Join Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and all the hilarious Muppets in this merry, magical version of Charles Dickens’ classic tale. Michael Caine gives a performance that’s anything but “bah, humbug!” as greedy, penny-pinching Ebenezer Scrooge. One fateful Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. Together with kind, humble Bob Cratchit (Kermit the Frog) and his family, these Spirits open Scrooge’s eyes — and his heart — to the true meaning of Christmas. This new version will include the song the “When Love is Gone.”
Area 51: The CIA’s Secret
U.S. military site Area 51 is the subject of wild speculation and conspiracy theories, and now insiders reveal what really goes on behind closed doors.
Coral reefs are the greatest living organism of this planet.They are the lung which permitted life to exist on Earth for hundreds of millions of years. But today something has changed.The coral reefs are dying.Three young scientists, Federico Fanti, Grace Young and Vanessa Loveburg are hot in pursuit. But how can a geologist and paleontologist, a robotic engineer and a marine biologist find the killer of an organism which does not follow the rhythms of human beings? But not all is lost. The way of saving the coral reefs is buried in the breath- taking views of the Dolomites.
Shark vs. Tuna
Oceanic titans clash in the remote crystal-blue battlefields of Ascension Island, where the yellowfin tuna are often faster, fitter and bigger than the sharks, reaching well over 250 pounds.