The Disney Plus panel at D23 gave us a look into what we can expect from Disney’s streaming platform once it debuts November 12 2019. Available during the first year of Disney Plus are all the Disney Classics (yes even those ones in the vault!), Star Wars films, Disney Pixar movies, Disney Channel series shows, Marvel, The Simpsons, and National Geographic content.
All the Disney Plus news from D23
We got a lot of announcements and sneak peeks into what users can expect from Disney+ when it begins November 12th. Not only do we know content that will be available from the start but also what we can expect to see from Disney+. Read on for all the Disney Plus news from D230 Expo.
Ming-Na Wen is confirmed to star in The Mandalorian. This queen was also inducted as a Disney Legend. Princess – Marvel hero – Star Wars bad *ss. I’m here for it.
After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. “The Mandalorian” is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. We follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.
Lady and the Tramp
Love the poster for Disney’s live action Lady and the Tramp. It’s a callback to the famous Bella Notte scene in the original animation. The animals are shown talking Air Bud style instead of like Homeward Bound. It does seem that while it’s realistic it’s not like The Lion King where the emotions aren’t there due to the super realism.
The World According to Jeff Goldblum
See the world through his eyes aka a show I didn’t know I needed but I need it. There will be 12 episodes of The World According to Jeff Goldblum where he learns about a variety of topics from shoes and tattoos to ice cream and ghosts.
Saving Christmas with some snark? I’m in. Noelle stars Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader. Kris Kringle’s daughter is full of Christmas spirit and holiday fun, but wishes she could do something “important” like her beloved brother Nick, who will take over from their father this Christmas.
When Nick is about to crumble like a gingerbread cookie from all the pressure, Noelle suggests he take a break and get away…but when he doesn’t return, Noelle must find her brother and bring him back in time to save Christmas.
High School Musical The Musical The Series
“Not a reboot. Not a sequel. The start of something new.” The 10-episode scripted series, set at the real-life East High, where the original movie was filmed, follows a group of students as they countdown to opening night of their school’s first-ever production of “High School Musical.”
Forky Asks a Question
Forky has a lot of questions he needs answered. In the 10 shorts, Forky explores important questions about how the world works, such as: What is love? What is time? What is money?
From executive producer Kristen Bell, Encore is a reality show about a group of friends who were in theatre together in high school getting back together to perform again years later.
Upcoming Disney Plus Shows and Films
Also in development for Disney+ are several shows and films I know fans like myself are excited to see.
Marvel’s What If?
There will be 23 episodes of the animated What If? each showing an alternate reality to one of the 23 MCU films.
A Ms. Marvel live action series in the works for Disney Plus. If you’re feeling bummed it won’t be a movie, the Disney+ shows are meant to tie into the MCU. She can very well crossover from small screen to the big screen.
Phineas and Ferb The Movie Candace Against the Universe
Hilary Duff will reprise her role for the new Lizzie McGuire series. The show will revolve around 30- year old Lizzie navigating life in New York City.
Monsters at Work
A workplace comedy starring Monsters Tylor and Millie who just graduated from Monsters University. Coming in 2020. Monsters at Work will also include special appearances from Mike and Sulley.
Loki answers the questions where did Loki go after he took the tesseract? Can he make a friend? and Will the sun shine on him again?
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier
The show will center on Falcon and the Winter Soldier teaming up after the events of Avengers: Endgame. Emily VanCamp will reprise her role as Sharon Carter. Wyatt Russell is joining the show playing John Walker aka U.S. Agent. Look for the show on Disney+ in 2020.
Wandavision is inspired by the classic Dick Van Dyke show, so think sitcom meets MCU adventure. Kat Dennings and Randall Park will also be joining the show reprising their roles from Thor and Ant-Man and The Wasp.
Stargirl is a show focusing on how it’s okay for kids to be themselves, based one the New York Times’ best-selling young adult novel.
Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
Based on the best-selling book series by Pastis, the film follows the hilarious exploits of our quirky, deadpan hero, Timmy Failure, who, along with his 1,500-pound polar bear partner Total, operates Total Failure Inc., a Portland detective agency. Look for it on Disney+ in early 2020.
Togo is an untold true story set in the winter of 1925 across the treacherous terrain of the Alaskan tundra. An exhilarating and uplifting adventure, Togo stars four-time Oscar® nominee Willem Dafoe.
Diary of a Female President
Told using the narration from her diary, this half-hour single camera comedy follows 12-year-old Cuban-American girl Elena’s journey through the trials of middle school, which set her on the path to ultimately become president of the United States.
A new short-form unscripted series staring The Muppets is coming to Disney Plus in 2020.
Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Confirmed!
Ewan McGregor will be reprising his role as Obi-Wan. The series will begin filming next year. Based on the presentation, this series will take place after Solo in the Star Wars timeline.
Cassian Andor Series
Diego Luna and Alan Tudyk will be reprising their roles from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The show follows Cassian Andor’s adventures as a rebel spy during the formative years of the Rebellion, before the events of A New Hope.
The Clone Wars
The next season of the Clone Wars will debut on Disney Plus in February 2020!