Disney+ Day made a huge splash with big announcements!
Disney+ Day premiered more than 25 new pieces of content today. They also debuted dozens of first looks, new trailers, and exclusive clips from The Walt Disney Company’s studios. Today’s announcements featured Originals coming from the Company’s content studios to Disney+ such as the following:
Cheaper by the Dozen: Gabrielle Union and Zach Braff announce their reimagining of the hit family comedy “Cheaper by the Dozen” coming to Disney+ in March 2022.
Disenchanted: Stars Amy Adams and Patrick Dempsey share that “Disenchanted,” the sequel to “Enchanted,” will stream exclusively on Disney+ in Fall 2022.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Writer and producer Jeff Kinney reveals all-new key art for “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.” The animated adventure starts streaming December 3, 2021 on Disney+.
Rodrick Rules: Jeff Kinney announces that a second animated film from the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” book series will be coming to Disney+. “Rodrick Rules” will premiere on Disney+ in 2022.
Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers: John Mulaney and Andy Samberg, stars of the upcoming hybrid live-action/CG animated feature based on everyone’s favorite animated chipmunks, unveil teaser art for the new movie streaming on Disney+ in Spring 2022.
Hocus Pocus 2: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy will run amok again as The Sanderson Sisters in “Hocus Pocus 2,” the sequel to Disney’s Halloween cult classic, premiering Fall 2022 exclusively on Disney+.
Pinocchio: Inspired by Disney’s animated classic, this retelling, directed by Robert Zemeckis, combines live-action and visual effects and stars Tom Hanks, Cynthia Erivo, Luke Evans, and the voices of Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Keegan-Michael Key, and Lorraine Bracco. “Pinocchio” premieres on Disney+ in Fall 2022.
The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild: Simon Pegg is back as Buck in “The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild,” an all-new movie premiering January 28, 2022, on Disney+.
The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder: It’s time to get loud with the Prouds in the trailer debut for “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder.” Based on the Disney Channel series from the 2000s, the new series starts streaming in February 2022.
The Spiderwick Chronicles: Disney+ announced a new live-action series, “The Spiderwick Chronicles,” a modern coming-of-age story combined with fantasy adventure from Paramount Television Studios and 20th Television, one of the Disney Television Studios. It is based on the beloved, best-selling books. The series follows the Grace Family twin brothers Jared and Simon, their sister Mallory and mother Helen. When they move into their dilapidated ancestral home they begin to unravel a dark mystery about their great-great Uncle. He once discovered the secret and sometimes dangerous faerie world.
Baymax: Check in with everyone’s favorite healthcare companion in a trailer for his new Disney+ Original Series. “Baymax,” Walt Disney Animation Studios’ first-ever animated series, starts streaming exclusively on Disney+ in Summer 2022.
Zootopia+: Go back to the fast-paced mammal metropolis of Zootopia with new art from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Zootopia+,” a new short-form series coming to Disney+ in 2022.
Tiana: Walt Disney Animation Studios announced that Stella Meghie (“The Photograph”) will be the director and writer of the new long-form musical series, “Tiana,” coming to Disney+ in 2023. In the series, Tiana sets off for a grand new adventure as the newly crowned Princess of Maldonia. However a calling to her New Orleans past isn’t far behind.
Cars on the Road: Larry the Cable Guy reveals the title of Pixar’s upcoming “Cars” series: “Cars on the Road.” Join Mater and Lightning McQueen in this fun-filled cross-country road trip streaming in 2022.
Hawkeye is set in post-blip New York City where Clint Barton aka Hawkeye has a seemingly simple mission: get back to his family for Christmas. When a threat from his past shows up, Hawkeye reluctantly teams up with 22-year-old skilled archer Kate Bishop. They are on a mission to to unravel a criminal conspiracy. The series stars Jeremy Renner, and Hailee Steinfeld. The series premieres November 24, 2021. Enjoy an action-packed look in the Marvel Studios special on Disney+.
Moon Knight: Get a first look at “Moon Knight,” a new globetrotting action-adventure series featuring a complex vigilante who suffers from dissociative identity disorder. The multiple identities who live inside him find themselves thrust into a deadly war of the gods. The series is against the backdrop of modern and ancient Egypt. It is coming to Disney+ in 2022.
She-Hulk: See Tatiana Maslany as She-Hulk/Jennifer Walters, a lawyer who specializes in superhuman-oriented legal cases. “She-Hulk” will welcome a host of Marvel characters to the series. Te Hulk, played by Mark Ruffalo, and the Abomination, played by Tim Roth are returning. The new comedy series is coming to Disney+ in 2022.
Ms. Marvel introduces Kamala Khan—a 16-year-old Pakistani American from Jersey City. She is aspiring artist, an avid gamer and a voracious fan-fiction scribe. Also she is a huge fan of the Avengers—and one in particular, Captain Marvel. But Kamala has always struggled to find her place in the world. That changes when she gets super powers like the heroes she’s always looked up to. Iman Vellani stars as Kamala Khan aka Ms. Marvel which premieres on Disney+ in Summer 2022.
Additionally, Marvel Studios announced new projects and unveiled logos for its future series, including:
- Echo: a series starring Alaqua Cox as Maya Lopez, who will be introduced in “Hawkeye”
- Ironheart: a series starring Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams, a genius inventor who creates the most advanced suit of armor since Iron Man
- Agatha: House of Harkness: a series starring Kathryn Hahn as her character from “WandaVision.”
- Secret Invasion: a series starring Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Ben Mendelsohn as the Skrull Talos. The crossover comic event series showcases a faction of shape-shifting Skrulls who have been infiltrating Earth for years.
- The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special: a special written and directed by “Guardians of the Galaxy” veteran James Gunn
- X-MEN ’97: an animated series from Marvel Studios that explore new stories in the iconic ’90s timeline of the original series.
- What If…? (Season 2): the second season of the fan-favorite animated series. After enlisting the Guardians of the Multiverse to stop Infinity Ultron, The Watcher returns in Season 2 of “What If…?” to meet new heroes and explore more strange new worlds in the MCU’s ever-expanding Multiverse.
- Spider-Man: Freshman Year: an animated series that follows Peter Parker on his way to becoming Spider-Man in the MCU, with a journey unlike we’ve ever seen and a style that celebrates the character’s early comic book roots.
- I Am Groot: a series of original shorts exploring Baby Groot’s glory days growing up and getting into trouble among the stars.
- Marvel Zombies: an animated series from Marvel Studios that reimagines the Marvel Universe as a new generation of heroes battle against an ever-spreading zombie scourge.
Willow: From the set of the upcoming Lucasfilm series “Willow,” Warwick Davis introduces the supporting cast, including Ruby Cruz (“Mare of Easttown”), Erin Kellyman (“The Falcon and The Winter Soldier”), Ellie Bamber (“The Serpent”), Tony Revolori (“Spider-Man: No Way Home”), Amar Chadha Patel (“The Third Day”) and Dempsey Bryk (“The Birch”). “Willow” premieres exclusively on Disney+ in 2022.
Obi-Wan Kenobi: Ewan McGregor (Obi-Wan Kenobi) and director Deborah Chow share an exclusive look at the series with behind-the-scenes footage and concept art. The Disney+ Original Series “Obi-Wan Kenobi” premieres on Disney+ in 2022. View the exclusive look on Disney+.
Under the Helmet: The Legacy of Boba Fett: Celebrate the origins and legacy of Star Wars’ legendary bounty hunter, Boba Fett, in a special look for “Under the Helmet: The Legacy of Boba Fett,” now streaming on Disney+.
Prey: An all-new entry in the “Predator” franchise, “Prey” will premiere in Summer 2022. It is set in the world of the Comanche Nation 300 years ago. The action-thriller follows Naru, the skilled warrior who fiercely protects her tribe against a highly evolved alien predator. Directed by Dan Trachtenberg, the film premieres in Summer 2022.
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