Here are all the genre goodies we can look forward to in the next few months on Disney+
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From the MCU to Star Wars, to classic Disney and even a book adaptation, there are plenty of genre shows and films to look forward to in the next few months on Disney+!
RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON – FRIDAY 5 MARCH (Premier Access) Raya and the Last Dragon is set in the fantasy world of Kumandra, where humans and dragons lived together long ago in harmony. But when an evil force threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years later, that same evil has returned and it’s up to a lone warrior, Raya, to track down the legendary last dragon to restore the fractured land and its divided people. However, along her journey, she’ll learn that it’ll take more than a dragon to save the world — it’s going to take trust and teamwork as well.
THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER (SERIES PREMIERE) – FRIDAY 19 MARCH The Falcon and The Winter Soldier sees Sam Wilson aka The Falcon (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes aka The Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) team up on a global adventure that tests their abilities – and their patience. It also stars Daniel Brühl as Zemo, Emily VanCamp as Sharon Carter, and Wyatt Russell as John Walker.
STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH (SERIES PREMIERE) – TUESDAY 4 MAY Star Wars: The Bad Batch follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in The Clone Wars) as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. Members of Bad Batch — a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army – each possess a singular exceptional skill that makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew.
LOKI (SERIES PREMIERE) – FRIDAY 11 JUNE Loki features the God of Mischief as he steps out of his brother’s shadow in a new series that takes place after the events of Avengers: Endgame. Tom Hiddleston returns as the title character, joined by Owen Wilson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Sophia Di Martino, Wunmi Mosaku and Richard E. Grant.
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THE MYSTERIOUS BENEDICT SOCIETY (SERIES PREMIERE) – FRIDAY 25 JUNE
Placed undercover at a boarding school known as The Institute, a group of orphans must foil a nefarious plot with global ramifications while creating a new sort of family along the way. Based on the bestseller by Trenton Lee Stewart, The Mysterious Benedict Society stars Tony Hale in the titular role alongside Kristen Schaal, Ryan Hurst, MaameYaa Boafo, Gia Sandhu, Seth Carr, Emmy DeOliveira, Mystic Inscho and Marta Timofeeva.
MONSTERS AT WORK (SERIES PREMIERE) – FRIDAY 2 JULY
Monsters at Work takes place the day after the Monsters, Incorporated power plant started harvesting the laughter of children to fuel the city of Monstropolis, thanks to Mike and Sulley’s discovery that laughter generates ten times more energy than screams. It follows the story of Tylor Tuskmon, an eager young monster who graduated top of his class at Monsters University and always dreamed of becoming a Scarer, until he lands a job at Monsters, Incorporated and discovers that scaring is out and laughter is in.
Ben Feldman stars as the voice of Tylor Tuskmon in the series, which introduces new monster characters alongside returning favourites, including Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) and James P. ‘Sulley’ Sullivan (John Goodman).
Find out more about what Disney+ and Marvel Studios has in store for us over on the next page where we speak to Marvel boss Kevin Feige about the future of WandaVision, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and Ms. Marvel…