New Content for Disney+ Originals Now Available to Stream. Not sure what to do to start your weekend? With the chilly temperatures, and the launch this week of Disney+, we have the perfect plans for your Friday night in!
Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more, together, for the first time. From The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney+ is available on any internet-connected screen and offers commercial-free programming with a variety of original feature-length films, documentaries, live-action and animated series and short-form content.
Disney+ will also be the home to several new Disney+ Original Series, set to premiere weekly as if they were premiering on television. Check out the new episodes available today (Friday, Nov 15th) for these popular titles on Disney+:
“Target in-hand, The Mandalorian must now contend with scavengers.”
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series
“The Audition”, E.J. is jealous and reeling after losing the leading role of “Troy” to Ricky, and Miss Jenn tells the conflicted leading lady, Nini, to “trust the process.”
“Beauty and the Beast”, Twelve years after classmates from Saginaw High School in Ft. Worth, Texas performed the classic Disney musical “Beauty and the Beast,” the cast returns to reprise the roles of their youth with the help of Broadway professionals. We will meet Zane, who played the Beast and is now a father living in Colorado; Brittany, who played Mrs. Potts and now lives in Los Angeles pursuing an acting career; and Desiree, the choir kid who surprised everyone when she landed the musical’s leading role of Belle. The cast comes together to relearn complicated choreography and get reacquainted with the timeless music. Susan Egan, Belle from the original Broadway production, pays a visit and helps an apprehensive Desiree find her voice. Watch along as each member of the cast finds their way back into their roles for this encore performance of Disney’s beloved “Beauty and the Beast.”
Marvel’s Hero Project
“Incredible Elijah”, Elijah’s extraordinary empathy is his superpower. Speaking out to prevent child abuse, he has galvanized children, adults, and those in public service to join him in his rallying cry to protect the most vulnerable members of society. Elijah is already a hero in his community, and now, in recognition of his commitment to helping children, Marvel is making him a Super Hero.
The World According to Jeff Goldblum
“Ice Cream”, Jeff Goldblum takes his taste buds on a delectable trip within the world of ICE CREAM! He forages for ingredients in the wild and serves the treat from a van at the Las Vegas Rockabilly Festival. Jeff’s curiosity also introduces him to the legendary Ben & Jerry. He discovers a deep connection between humans and food and the power of nostalgia at an ice-cream social aboard a US Navy aircraft carrier.
Forky Asks A Question
“What is a friend?”, Forky shares his thoughts on what makes a good friend based on his limited exposure to the insides of Bonnie’s house.
The Imagineering Story
“Part 2: What Would Walt Do?”, Without Walt’s guidance, the development of Florida’s Walt Disney World is a risky endeavor, but Roy O. Disney fulfills his brother’s wish. A second generation of designers carry out the last of Walt’s ideas – EPCOT, where the Imagineers achieve a higher purpose beyond entertainment. Simultaneously, the first international park opens in Japan. No future plans threaten the survival of the company.
Which titles are you excited to stream? Have you ordered a Disney+ subscription? What parts of Disney+ would you like to learn more about? We would love to hear your thoughts in the comments.
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