Here is a look at everything that’s coming to Disney+ in the United States this week.
Highlights include the debut of the hybrid competition series “The Quest” on May 11th, the Disney+ Original movie premiere of “Sneakerella’ on the 13th, and “Marvel Studios: Assembled – The Making of Moon Knight” releases on the 11th.
New library titles include Seasons 1-2 of “Just Like Me” Season 2 of “The Wizard of Paws” and more.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2022
The Quest – Premiere
Brought to the screen by the Academy Award- and Emmy-winning teams behind “The Lord of the Rings,” “The Amazing Race” and “Queer Eye,” “The Quest” is a ground-breaking, immersive, hybrid competition series that drops eight real-life teenagers (Paladins) into the fantastic, fictional world of Everealm, where they must save a Kingdom by fulfilling an ancient prophecy. Throughout the eight-episode series, these heroes are immersed in a fantasy world come to life complete with a castle, royals, ethereal Fates, all forms of mystical creatures and a Sorceress intent on destruction and power.
Marvel Studios: Assembled – The Making of Moon Knight – Premiere –
(Release Date Changed to May 25)
Join the likes of Oscar Isaac and Ethan Hawke as they reveal how Marvel Studios’ Moon Knight was painstakingly brought to life. Through insightful interviews with cast and crew, along with immersive footage from the set, ASSEMBLED pulls back the curtain on this groundbreaking series. Additionally, The Making of Moon Knight incorporates a candid “roundtable discussion” with the series’ directors.
NEW LIBRARY TITLES:
Just Like Me (S1, S2)
Just Like Me! is a Dutch television series that premiered on Disney Channel Netherlands & Flanders in May 2016.
Mira, Royal Detective (S2, 10 episodes)
Disney Junior’s “Mira, Royal Detective” is an animated mystery-adventure series for preschoolers inspired by the cultures and customs of India. Set in the fictional land of Jalpur, the series follows the brave and resourceful Mira, a commoner who is appointed to the role of royal detective by the Queen. Along with her friend Prince Neel, a talented inventor, creative cousin Priya, and comical mongoose sidekicks Mikku and Chikku, Mira will stop at nothing to solve a case. Each episode features two 11-minute music- and dance-filled stories which showcase Mira utilizing critical thinking and deductive reasoning to help her family, friends and extended community.
Something Bit Me! (S1)
The filmmaker sheds light on the stories of individuals who have been bitten by various animals in the wild, resulting in several health issues.
The Chicken Squad (S1, 5 episodes)
Inspired by Doreen Cronin’s popular children’s books, the series follows a trio of young chicken siblings—Coop, Sweetie and Little Boo—and their retired search and rescue dog mentor, Captain Tully. Together, they team up on problem-solving adventures in their backyard to help their animal friends, while modeling what it means to be good community helpers and finding the joy in assisting others.
The Wizard of Paws (S2)
“The Wizard of Paws” profiles Derrick Campana as he continues his longstanding mission of charitably dedicating his time to crafting custom prosthetics for animals of all sizes from elephants to rabbits.
FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2022
Sneakerella – Premiere
Set in the avant-garde street-sneaker subculture of New York City, “Sneakerella” is a high-energy, music-driven movie that puts a contemporary twist on the “Cinderella” fairy tale.
El is an aspiring sneaker designer from Queens who works as a stock boy in the shoe store that once belonged to his late mother. He hides his artistic talent from his overburdened stepfather and two mean-spirited stepbrothers who constantly thwart any opportunity that comes his way. When El meets Kira King, the fiercely independent daughter of legendary basketball star and sneaker tycoon Darius King, sparks fly as the two bond over their mutual affinity for sneakers. With a little nudge from his best friend and a sprinkle of Fairy Godfather magic, El finds the courage to use his talent to pursue his dream of becoming a ‘legit’ sneaker designer in the industry. El is now ready to lace up and dream big.