Everything We Learned During Disney+ Day

Disney+ Day is today, and there was a massive influx of news about all sorts of brilliant content set to debut on the streaming service. With over 25 new pieces of content, first looks, exclusive clips, and more, fans of a variety of properties got to explore their favorite worlds today.

From Star Wars™ to Marvel, Disney, and more, here’s everything that we learned from Disney+ Day!


Jungle Cruise Premiere

To kick off the event, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (DC Comics’ Black Adam, Maui in Disney’s Moana) and Emily Blunt (Mary Poppins) announced that Jungle Cruise is available for all Disney+ subscribers. They kicked off the first annual event with playful jests and lots of excitement.

Cheaper By The Dozen

Gabrielle Union and Zach Braff announced that Cheaper by the Dozen will premiere in March 2022. It will update the classic story, this time following a multiracial blended family of 12, navigating a hectic home life while managing a family business. Zach Braff was so excited by the pitch he almost forgot he was in it!


Amy Adams and Patrick Dempsey shared two massive updates about the Enchanted franchise. They confirmed that Disney’s Enchanted is officially available for streaming on Disney+. They also shared that their new movie Disenchanted will premiere in fall 2022. Magic is in the air!

The Beatles: Get Back

Peter Jackson, known for his work on the Lord of the Rings film franchise, is set to release a new docuseries. Disney released an official clip from The Beatles: Get Back, showing the legendary Beatles performing “I’ve Got a Feeling.” We get to see the Beatles in their prime, recording together and watching their chemistry as they lock eyes and lock into the rhythms of the song. The three-night event will start streaming on Disney+ on November 25, 2021.

Better Nate Than Ever

Disney announced Better Nate Than Ever, a new musical, starring Aria Brooks and Michelle Federer. The film will also star Rueby Wood as Nate, Norbert Leo Butz, Lisa Kudrow, and Joshua Bassett as Nate’s big brother, Anthony. The film is based on the book by Tim Federle. The film will follow 13-year-old Nate Foster, an unpopular Midwestern kid who dreams of becoming a big Broadway star. He and his best friend Libby will scheme and dream big when they go to New York City to audition for “Lilo and Stitch: The Musical.”

Hocus Pocus 2

Disney released our first look at the Sanderson sisters on the set of Hocus Pocus 2. Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy are back in action, and ready to cause a ruckus in the upcoming sequel. Hocus Pocus 2 will debut in fall 2022.


Disney shared more of the casting and a new title card for their upcoming live-action adaptation of their classic film Pinocchio. The film stars Tom Hanks, Cynthia Erivo, and Luke Evans and features the voices of Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Keegan-Michael Key, and Lorraine Bracco. Pinocchio will premiere on Disney+ in fall 2022.


Sneakerella is a genderbent retelling of the classic tale of Cinderella. It follows an artist named El who dreams of designing street sneakers. When El meets “sneaker royalty” Kira King, his best friend inspires him to put one foot in front of the other and chase after his dreams. Sneakerella will stomp onto Disney+ on February 18, 2022.

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Season 3

Disney released a title card for their upcoming third season of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. They shared a description on their website that pulls from the lyrics of the first Frozen film. It reads, “Love is an open door outside the halls of East High.” Season 3 will follow the characters’ adventures at a sleepaway summer camp.

The Spiderwick Chronicles

Disney+ announced their brand new live-action series, The Spiderwick Chronicles. The series is based on the series of best-selling books that follow the Grace family. Twin brothers Jared and Simon, their sister Mallory, and their mother Helen, will uncover the secrets of their great-great uncle and all that he discovered about the faerie world.

Disney Intertwined (Entrelazados)

This marks the first Disney+ original series that’s been produced in Latin America. The series follows the ambitious Allegra as she fights to reach her musical dreams. She goes back in time to change the past so that she can face her future.

Disney Animation

Chip n’ Dale: Rescue Rangers

John Mulaney and Andy Samberg were as animated as ever to share more about their upcoming animated original film, Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers. This isn’t a reboot, it’s a comeback! It even said so on the script, which Disney graciously shared in a photo. The script is the perfect size for a chipmunk, though it’s only about the size of a thumb. Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers will climb onto Disney+ in spring 2022.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Franchise

Writer and producer Jeff Kinney shared an update about Diary of a Wimpy Kid. And just like Kinney said, “Wimps rule the world!” Not only is there an upcoming Diary of a Wimpy Kid film set to hit Disney+ on December 3 of this year, Kinney also announced that a Rodrick Rules film will be coming out next year. Rodrick Rules will continue to expand the Diary of a Wimpy Kid franchise.

The Ice Age: Adventures of Buck Wild

The teaser trailer opens with two familiar possums rallying for possum freedom by jamming a stick into the ice. The ice doesn’t hold long, and they find themselves plummeting into a great big adventure into the Lost World. The Disney+ original film will see the team travel through the world of dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures. The Ice Age: Adventures of Buck Wild will premiere on January 28.

Simon Pegg, who plays Buck in the film, celebrated with making an ice sculpture! Or at least … he jokes about making one, before the camera flashes over to a kiddie pool. Pegg says, “Unfortunately, I thought Disney+ Day was yesterday.”


Disney released a new trailer for their upcoming original animated series Baymax! The trailer shows the character from Big Hero 6 dedicating himself to saving the world one patient at a time. He slowly, carefully, and tediously tackles each facet of regular human life. Baymax! will debut on Disney+ in summer 2022.

The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder

Disney is reviving a classic series, The Proud Family, and picking up where the story left off. We follow Penny Proud as she navigates her family life, her relationships at school, and the adventure of growing up. Many of the original voice actors will be returning for the new series.


The wild and wacky world of Zootopia will return in a short-form series in 2022. Disney released new art that shows stories of rabbits, tigers, and of course, our favorite fox. Zootopia+ will run onto Disney+ in 2022.


Disney released the very first concept art for their upcoming series Tianaa spinoff of their film Princess and the Frog. In the series, Tiana sets off for a grand new adventure as the newly crowned Princess of Maldonia … but a calling to her New Orleans past isn’t far behind! Tiana will run onto Disney+ in 2023.


Cars on the Road

Cars on the Road will see the return of Owen Wilson and Larry the Cable Guy as Lightning McQueen and Mater respectively. Disney released new concept art for the project that shows monster trucks designed like dinosaurs and an angry mob of cars with flamethrowers at the ready.

Turning Red Documentary

Pixar announced a feature length documentary following the process of creating Turning Red. The film will follow a 13-year-old girl that turns into a giant red panda whenever she gets too excited. Turning Red debuts in theaters and on Disney+ with Premier Access on March 11, 2022.

Lightyear Documentary

Pixar will also be releasing a documentary about the creation of their upcoming film LightyearLightyear tells the story of the “real-life” Buzz Lightyear that inspired the toy in the Toy Story series. Lightyear will fly into theaters on June 17, 2022.

Win or Lose

Pixar’s very first long-form animated series, Win or Lose, will follow a tightly knit group of middle schoolers on a co-ed softball team as they prepare for their championship game. Each episode will follow a different character on the team. Disney shared concept art for the project, set to fly onto Disney+ in 2023.


Here’s everything about Marvel’s upcoming projects.

X-Men ’97

To me, my X-Men! We finally return to the world of mutants and madness with their all-new original series X-Men ’97. The series will continue to tell the stories from the classic X-Men Animated Series. New episodes will premiere in 2023.

Moon Knight

Fans with Disney+ accounts were able to get a quick first look at the upcoming series Moon Knight, starring Oscar Isaac. The vigilante struggles with dissociative identity disorder, and lives as both Marc Spector and Moon Knight, the avatar for the scarab god. 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 premieres in 2022.


The Marvel teaser of Disney+ also gave us our first look at She-Hulk, starring Tatiana Maslany as both the titular character and her alter ego, the lawyer Jennifer Walters. The series will also see the return of Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk and Tim Roth as Abomination. The show, described as a legal comedy, will premiere on Disney+ in 2022.

Ms. Marvel

We got a glimpse at Ms. Marvel, a series that will follow Kamala Khan, a 16-year-old Pakistani American from Jersey City. She’s an aspiring artist, an avid gamer, and a voracious fan-fiction scribe. As a super fan of super heroes, Kamala feels right at home when she gets super powers just like Captain Marvel. Ms. Marvel premieres on Disney+ in summer 2022.

What If…?

Marvel confirmed that there will be a second season of What If…? with a poster featuring The Watcher and a cosmic landscape behind him. After the Guardians of the Multiverse stopped Infinity Ultron, The Watcher committed to protect all of the MCU’s strange new worlds.


Marvel confirmed a brand new series called Echo, set to follow Maya Lopez, a deaf superhero that fans will meet for the first time in the Hawkeye series. She is one of the most prominent Indigenous Marvel heroes. She will be played by Alaqua Cox.

Spider-Man: Freshman Year

This brand new animated series will follow Peter Parker as he begins his journey to becoming the Spider-Man that we know and love in the MCU. Marvel promises a journey unlike anything we’ve ever seen, and a style that celebrates the character’s early comic book roots. We got to see a brief glimpse at the art in the Marvel teaser on Disney+.

I Am Groot

This series of original shorts will grow onto Disney+ quite soon, and follow Baby Groot as he grows up and gets into quite a bit of trouble. I Am Groot is directed by executive producer Kirsten Lepore.


Marvel released an updated logo for their upcoming series Ironheart. Ironheart follows the MCU’s next genius inventor of super hero suits, Riri Williams, a brilliant young girl who takes Tony Stark’s Iron Man suits to the next level.

Agatha: House of Harkness

Marvel is creating a WandaVision spinoff series that follows the evil witch Agatha Harkness. The name pulls inspiration from the infamous Scarlet Witch comic, House of M. The logo is purple and emanates magical energy just like Agatha’s powers in the show.

Marvel Zombies

Disney+ is also set to have a new animated show called Marvel Zombies, which will presumably retell the famous comic book story of the same name. Fans get a sneak peek at the zombie designs, which harken back to the designs of zombies in an episode of Marvel’s What If…?

Secret Invasion

Marvel shared an updated logo for their upcoming show Secret Invasion. The colors are purple and green, not unlike the shapeshifting skin and suits of the Skrulls. We’ll see Nick Fury’s secrets revealed when Secret Invasion premieres on Disney+.



Warwick Davis introduces the Willow sequel series and helps us get to know the cast: Dempsey Bryk, Amar Chadha-Patel, Ellie Bamber, Tony Revolori, Ruby Cruz, and Erin Kellyman. The series will continue the story from the film many years down the road. Willow is set to premiere on Disney+ in 2022.

Under the Helmet: The Legacy of Boba Fett

Star Wars™ released a trailer for Under the Helmet: The Legacy of Boba Fett™. The trailer reveals some of the found footage from the set of the film. It shows George Lucas, Dave Filoni, and others discussing the sheer presence of the greatest bounty hunter of all time. Under the Helmet: The Legacy of Boba Fett™ is on Disney+ now.

Obi-Wan Kenobi

Star Wars™ shared a new exclusive behind-the-scenes look at their upcoming series Obi-Wan Kenobi™. The teaser introduced concept art for the show, and teases a rematch between Master and Padawan™ as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader™ engage in combat once more. Obi-Wan Kenobi will premiere on Disney+ in 2022.

Nat Geo

Limitless with Chris Hemsworth

The trailer opens with Chris Hemsworth (Thor) dangling from a rope 1000 feet off the ground. Apparently, he says, it has something to do with longevity. The trailer follows him on a journey to push his body to be stronger, more efficient, and perhaps even more resilient and regenerative. This quest for health pushes him down death-defying paths, so that he can become the best version of himself. It’s a battle to live longer and live better. The series will begin streaming on Disney+ in 2022.

Welcome to Earth

Will Smith is our guide in a new docuseries called Welcome to Earth. He says, “There’s a new breed of explorers taking me to the ends of the Earth to discover hidden worlds that sit beyond our senses.” It shows Will Smith’s adventures in snow and desert as he climbs and swims across the globe. There are many natural mysteries of the world, and he’s going to every corner to try to solve them. Welcome to Earth spins onto Disney+ on December 8.

America the Beautiful

With glimpses at the incredible wildlife, landscapes, and minuscule ecosystems, National Geographic reveals their new series America the Beautiful as the tune of the same name plays in the background. America the Beautiful will premiere in 2022 on Disney+.

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