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New To Disney+ This Week (US)

Here is a look at everything that’s coming to Disney+ in the United States this week.

Highlights include the premiere of “Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Ms. Marvel” on August 3 and “LEGO Star Wars: Summer Vacation” releases on August 5.

A new episode of Season 3 of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” also releases.

New library titles include Disney/Pixar’s “Lightyear,” “The Lion King” (2019) Sing-Along, “The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride” Sing-Along and more.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2022

DISNEY+ ORIGINALS:

Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Ms. Marvel – Premiere

This installment of ASSEMBLED takes us on the journey of bringing a long-awaited global phenomenon to life. Go behind-the-scenes every step of the way with immersive footage from the making of the series, along with insightful interviews on set from the cast and crew of Ms. Marvel as we watch Iman Vellani and her character, Kamala Khan, become the fan-favorite superhero right before our eyes.


High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Season 3 – Episode 2 – “Into the Unknown”

A reluctant E.J. takes the reins in a surprisingly new role on “Frozen.” New campers bring surprising vocal chops — and competition — to the auditions for “Frozen,” while in Los Angeles, Nini makes a potentially life-changing discovery of her own


NEW LIBRARY TITLES:

Disney/Pixar’s Lightyear

The film features the voices of Chris Evans as accomplished Space Ranger Buzz Lightyear, Uzo Aduba as his commander and best friend Alisha Hawthorne and Peter Sohn as Sox. Keke Palmer, Taika Waititi and Dale Soules lend their voices to the Junior Zap Patrol’s Izzy Hawthorne, Mo Morrison and Darby Steel, respectively, and James Brolin can be heard as the enigmatic Zurg. The voice cast also includes Mary McDonald-Lewis as onboard computer I.V.A.N., Isiah Whitlock Jr. as Commander Burnside, Efren Ramirez as Airman Diaz, and Keira Hairston as Young Izzy. Directed by Angus MacLane (co-director “Finding Dory”), produced by Galyn Susman (“Toy Story That Time Forgot”) and featuring a score by award-winning composer Michael Giacchino (“The Batman,” “Up”), “Lightyear” streams only on Disney+ August 3, 2022.


Alice’s Wonderland Bakery (S1, 5 episodes)

A vibrant new take on the classic 1951 film, the series centers on Alice, the great-granddaughter of the original heroine and a budding young baker at the enchanted Wonderland Bakery, where her magical treats help bring a new generation of friends and families together.


The Ghost and Molly McGee (S1, 5 episodes)

 

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.


FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2022

DISNEY+ ORIGINALS:

LEGO Star Wars: Summer Vacation – Premiere

Finn has arranged a surprise vacation for his friends aboard the Galactic Starcruiser, The Halcyon! But Finn’s plan quickly goes awry when he’s separated from the group. Alone on board the Halcyon, Finn encounters three Force Spirits — Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker and Princess Leia, who each share their own unexpected stories of vacations gone wrong.


NEW LIBRARY TITLES:

The Lion King (2019) Sing-Along

 

Disney’s film journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his. The all-star cast includes Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon, and utilizes pioneering filmmaking techniques to bring treasured characters to life in a whole new way.


The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride Sing-Along

 

Experience the power of “Upendi” – which means “love” – as Kiara, Simba’s strong-willed daughter, seeks adventure away from her father’s watchful gaze. Timon and Pumbaa can do only so much to protect her, especially when she encounters an intriguing rival, Kovu, a cub who is being groomed to lead Scar’s pride. As Kiara and Kovu search for their proper places in the great “Circle of Life,” they discover that it may be their destiny to reunite their prides and bring peace to the Pride Lands. Featuring the original all-star voice cast, breathtaking animation, and enchanting songs, Kiara and Kovu’s adventure thrills audiences of all ages as the glorious “Circle of Life” continues for a new generation.


Old Dogs

Two best friends and business partners on the brink of finalising a huge deal are forced to take care of seven-year-old twins and get into a series of misadventures.

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