New to Disney+ in 2022

Disney+ has just issued this preview of what’s coming in 2022:

DISNEY
The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild

Starring: Simon Pegg, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Vincent Tong
“The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild” continues the hilarious escapades of the beloved sub-zero heroes from the wildly successful global “Ice Age” franchise as they create more prehistoric pandemonium. Eager for a little independence, the thrill-seeking possum brothers Crash and Eddie set out to find a place of their own, but quickly find themselves trapped beneath the ice in a massive cave inhabited by dinosaurs. They are rescued by the one-eyed, adventure-loving weasel Buck Wild, and together, with the help of some new friends, embark on a mission to save the Lost World from dinosaur domination.
Cheaper By The Dozen

Starring: Gabrielle Union and Zach Braff
Gabrielle Union and Zach Braff have announced that their reimagining of the hit family comedy “Cheaper by the Dozen” will be coming to Disney+ in 2022.
Sneakerella

Starring: Chosen Jacobs and Lexi Underwood
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.

Hocus Pocus 2

Starring: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy
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.
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series

SEASON THREE
Love is an open door outside the halls of East High. Season three of the show will follow its characters to sleepaway camp for a summer of campfires, romances, and curfew-free nights.
Better Nate Than Never

Starring: Rueby Wood, Lisa Kudrow and Joshua Bassett
Based on the book by Tim Federle, “Better Nate Than Ever” will premiere on Disney+ in 2022. The comedy adventure stars Aria Brooks, Joshua Bassett, Michelle Federer and introduces Rueby Wood as Nate, with Norbert Leo Butz and Lisa Kudrow.
The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder

Starring: Kyla Pratt, Tommy Davidson and Paula Jai Parker
A continuation of the acclaimed series, “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder” follows the adventures and misadventures of newly 14-year-old Penny Proud and her Proud Family as they navigate modern life with hilarity and heart.
Pinocchio

Starring: Tom Hanks, Cynthia Erivo and Luke Evans
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.
Zootopia+

Go back to the fast-paced mammal metropolis of Zootopia with Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Zootopia+,” a new short-form series coming to Disney+ in 2022.
ALSO COMING IN 2022…

+ Disenchanted
Starring Amy Adams and Patrick Dempsey.

+ Rise

A new film from Disney based on the triumphant real life story about the remarkable family that produced the first trio of brothers to become NBA champions in the history of the league – Giannis and Thanasis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Laker Kostas Antetokounmpo.

+ Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers

John Mulaney and Andy Samberg star in the upcoming hybrid live-action/CG animated feature based on everyone’s favourite animated chipmunks.

Baymax
“Baymax,” Walt Disney Animation Studios’ first-ever animated series, starts streaming exclusively on Disney+ in 2022.

PIXAR
Cars on the Road

Join Mater and Lightning McQueen in this fun-filled cross-country road trip streaming in 2022.
MARVEL
Eternals
Starring: Gemma Chan, Richard Madden and Kumail Nanjiani
Marvel Studios’ “Eternals” follows a group of heroes from beyond the stars who had protected the Earth since the dawn of man. When monstrous creatures called the Deviants, long thought lost to history, mysteriously return, the Eternals are forced to reunite in order to defend humanity once again.

The outstanding ensemble cast includes Gemma Chan as humankind-loving Sersi, Richard Madden as the all-powerful Ikaris, Kumail Nanjiani as cosmic-powered Kingo, Lia McHugh as the eternally young, old-soul Sprite, Brian Tyree Henry as the intelligent inventor Phastos, Lauren Ridloff as the super-fast Makkari, Barry Keoghan as aloof loner Druig, Don Lee as the powerful Gilgamesh, with Kit Harington as Dane Whitman, with Salma Hayek as the wise and spiritual leader Ajak, and Angelina Jolie as the fierce warrior Thena.

Ms. Marvel

Starring: Iman Vellani, Aramis Knight and Saagar Shaikh
Marvel Studios’ “Ms. Marvel” introduces Kamala Khan—a 16-year-old Pakistani American from Jersey City.  An aspiring artist, an avid gamer and a voracious fan-fiction scribe, 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 is, until she gets super powers like the heroes she’s always looked up to. Iman Vellani stars as Kamala Khan aka Ms. Marvel. The series is directed by executive producers Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah, Meera Menon and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, with executive producer Bisha K. Ali serving as head writer.
Moon Knight

Starring: Oscar Isaac
Marvel Studios’ “Moon Knight” is 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 against the backdrop of modern and ancient Egypt. “Moon Knight” is directed by executive producer Mohamed Diab; Jeremy Slater is head writer.
She-Hulk

Starring: Tatiana Maslany, Mark Ruffalo and Tim Roth
See Tatiana Maslany as She-Hulk/Jennifer Walters, a lawyer who specialises in superhuman-oriented legal cases. Marvel Studios’ “She-Hulk” will welcome a host of Marvel characters to the series, including the Hulk, played by Mark Ruffalo, and the Abomination, played by Tim Roth. The new comedy series coming to Disney+ in 2022 is directed by executive producer Kat Coiro with Anu Valia also directing. Executive producer Jessica Gao serves as head writer.
I Am Groot

Director: Kirsten Lepore
A series of original shorts exploring Baby Groot’s glory days growing up, and getting into trouble, among the stars. Directed by executive producer Kirsten Lepore.
LUCASFILM
The Book of Boba Fett

NEW EPISODES
Starring: Temuera Morrison and Ming-Na Wen

Boba Fett’s journey will continue in “The Book of Boba Fett,” which will be set within the timeline of “The Mandalorian” and star Temuera Morrison as the titular bounty hunter, along with Ming-Na Wen as Fennec Shand. Robert Rodriguez—who directed Chapter 14 of “The Mandalorian” in a thrilling instalment that reintroduced Boba Fett to the Star Wars galaxy—joins Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni as executive producer.
Obi-Wan Kenobi

Starring: Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen
Ewan McGregor returns in the iconic role of Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi for a special event series on Disney+. Officially titled “Obi-Wan Kenobi”, the series begins 10 years after the dramatic events of “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith” where he faced his greatest defeat, the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker turned evil Sith Lord Darth Vader. The series is directed by Deborah Chow, who helmed memorable episodes of The Mandalorian, Season 1, and features the return of Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader.
Andor

Starring: Diego Luna, Stellan Skarsgård and Adria Arjona
“Andor”, a tense nail-biting spy thriller created by Tony Gilroy, is set to arrive on Disney+ in 2022. Diego Luna, reprising the role of rebel spy Cassian Andor from “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”, will be joined by a fantastic new cast that includes Stellan Skarsgård, Adria Arjona, Fiona Shaw, Denise Gough, Kyle Soller and Genevieve O’Reilly as Mon Mothma.
Willow
Starring: Warwick Davis

“Willow”, from Lucasfilm, set decades after Ron Howard’s 1988 movie, continues the spirit of adventure, heroics and humour of the original film in this new series debuting on Disney+ in 2022. Warwick Davis will return in the role of the great sorcerer, Willow Ufgood, with Jon Chu (director of the groundbreaking “Crazy Rich Asians”) directing the pilot.
ALSO COMING IN 2022…

+ The Bad Batch (S2)
“The Bad Batch” will return for a second season in 2022.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
The World According to Jeff Goldblum  
SEASON 2 – NEW EPISODES
Executive Produced By: Jeff Goldblum, Jane Root and Sarah Brailsford

Jeff Goldblum is back — and he’s as curious as ever. In this season of “The World According to Jeff Goldblum,” Jeff uncovers surprising secrets behind a whole new host of topics — including PUZZLES, BACKYARDS, BIRTHDAYS, TINY THINGS and MOTORCYCLES. Passionate fans to experts and scientists share new insights to discover how these everyday marvels have shaped the world in which we live.
ALSO COMING IN 2022…

+ Limitless with Chris Hemsworth
See Chris Hemsworth discover the full potential of the human body in “Limitless with Chris Hemsworth.” The six-part Disney+ Original Series from National Geographic starts streaming in 2022.

+ America The Beautiful
Visit the spacious skies, the amber waves of grain, and the purple mountain majesties in “America The Beautiful,” a new six-part series streaming on Disney+ in 2022.

STAR
Pam & Tommy

Starring: Lily James and Sebastian Stan
Set in the Wild West early days of the Internet, “Pam & Tommy” tells the incredible true story of the Pam Anderson (Lily James) and Tommy Lee (Sebastian Stan) sex tape. Stolen from the couple’s home by a disgruntled carpenter (Seth Rogen), the video went from underground bootleg-VHS curiosity to full-blown global sensation when it hit the Web in 1997. A love story, crime caper and cautionary tale rolled into one, the eight-part original limited series explores the intersection of privacy, technology and celebrity, tracing the origins of our current Reality TV Era to a tape seen by millions but meant to have an audience of just two.
How I Met Your Father

Starring: Hilary Duff, Chris Lowell and Kim Cattrall
In the near future, Sophie (Hilary Duff) is telling her son the story of how she met his father: a story that catapulted back to the year 2021 where Sophie and her close-knit group of friends are in the midst of figuring out who they are, what they want out of life, and how to fall in love in the age of dating apps and limitless options.
ALSO COMING IN 2022…

 Welcome To Wrexham
“Welcome to Wrexham” is a docuseries tracking the dreams and people of Wrexham, a working-class town in North Wales, UK, as two Hollywood stars (Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds) take ownership of the town’s historic yet struggling football club.

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3 Responses to “New to Disney+ in 2022”


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    December 23, 2021 at 4:10 pm

    I’m really looking forward to the new Marvel shows and Star Wars shows which, of course, starts off next Wednesday with The Book of Boba Fett, it sounds quite exciting 😁

  2. Saw first two eps of Boba Fett, all a bit meh.

  3. Yes, thx1138, it will be interesting to see if it can sustain its initial popularity, as reported by Deadline: “When it came to the Wednesday through Sunday viewership of Disney+/Lucasfilm’s The Book of Boba Fett, 1.7 million U.S. households tuned in to learn more about the mysterious bounty hunter’s origins in the first episode, Stranger in a Strange Land. That episode dropped on Wednesday, Dec. 29. The audience for Book of Boba Fett, measured by Samba TV across 46M TV devices with a panel of 3 million Smart TV households who watched at last five minutes, was 13% higher than the 5-day premiere of Disney+/Marvel’s Hawkeye, which was watched by 1.5M HHs from Nov. 24-28. Loki was the first prominent Disney+/Marvel series to drop on a Wednesday. That series still ranks as the highest 5-day premiere for a Disney+ series per Samba TV which clocked 2.5M U.S. households; Book of Boba Fett Ep. 1 pacing 32% behind it.”

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