If you’re a Disney+ subscriber today is a big day. Disney has set aside Friday, November 12th, as Disney+ day and all corners of the company are celebrating in some way.
On the second anniversary of Disney+, Disney has announced new movies, shows, and bonus features arriving to the streaming service in upcoming years. Marvel, Star Wars, Pixar, and National Geographic all fall under the Disney Plus banner, so this means updates about shows like The World According to Jeff Goldblum will come in tandem to whatever news drifts our way from the set of Obi-Wan Kenobi.
Disney+ not only premiered more than 25 new pieces of content today, but also debuted dozens of first looks, new trailers, and exclusive clips from The Walt Disney Company’s world-class studios that showcase a wide range of content coming to the service in the years ahead.
The Disney+ Day celebration reaches all corners of the company, including the theme parks, which rolled out the blue carpet this morning.
Early Entry into the Parks
In celebration of this Friday’s Disney+ Day, subscribers and their travel party were able to enter all theme parks early at both Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort early today. You may have noticed that your Disney Parks app now shows your Disney+ association.
In addition, subscribers were welcomed with a blue carpet experience, including unique photo opportunities throughout the parks. Complimentary Disney PhotoPass digital downloads taken at select locations will also be available to Disney+ subscribers via The Walt Disney World and Disneyland mobile apps.
Celebrate from Home
If you’re a subscriber, an all-new AR feature on the My Disney Experience app will have a special appearance from Grogu just for Disney+ Day. If you want to get some practice with your selfie taking skills, you’ll be able to give it a go right from home.
Special Offers at shopDisney and Disney Publishing Worldwide
On the retail front, new merch and offers on shopDisney will make their debut. For a limited time beginning TODAY, Disney is rolling out new customizable products from Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel. These include short sleeve and long sleeve T-shirts for kids and adults from “Raya and the Last Dragon,” “Luca,” “Star Wars: The Bad Batch,” and “Loki.”
Disney+ subscribers can also take advantage of free shipping in the US and Europe November 12 through November 14. In addition, Disney Publishing Worldwide will be discounting selected $0.99 cent eBooks through November 17.
Funko, AMC Theaters, and VeVe
Disney is also partnering with Funko for a 10% discount on Disney+ products with the code DISNEYPLUSDAY. The same code can be used at WizKids for a 5% discount on Disney products, which will ship with a Marvel-themed gift through November 14.
In addition, participating AMC theaters will screen surprise Disney movies November 12 through November 14 for only $5 per ticket. If you’re adventurous and like surprises, you won’t know what will screen until the show begins, and each screening will include a surprise short. A Disney+ poster and some concessions are also included with the ticket price. Be sure to visit AMC’s official website to see which of the more than 200 locations will be participating.
Finally, Disney is partnering with VeVe to offer special NFTs of golden statues of characters from across the Disney family of brands and franchises. The NFT series launches November 7th, and a special “ultra-rare” collectible will become available on Disney+ Day (mysterious, and I’m looking forward to finding out what it is).
Célébrations à Disneyland Paris
Disneyland Paris will also be taking part a special celebration at Walt Disney Studios Park. Subscribers will have an opportunity to walk down the blue carpet and take selfies with Disney characters dressed in blue for the occasion. Special character appearances (both in-person and virtual) at event photo locations will add a little magic to pics throughout the day.
For subscribers stopping at the popular quick service eatery “Restaurant en Coulisse” for a meal, a complimentary Disney+ Day-inspired treat will be available with each menu item purchase.
As an added bonus, Walt Disney Studios Park will remain open for an additional 30 minutes with a grand finale illuminating the Tower of Terror in blue.
New Disney+ Shows and Movies
Today’s announcements featured new titles and original content.
Disney Cheaper by the Dozen: Gabrielle Union and Zach Braff star in a reimagining of the hit family comedy “Cheaper by the Dozen,” which drops on Disney+ in March 2022.
Disenchanted: Stars Amy Adams and Patrick Dempsey return in the sequel to the hit film “Enchanted.” The fantasy film will stream in Fall 2022.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The animated adventure starts streaming December 3, 2021.
Rodrick Rules: Jeff Kinney announces that a second animated film from the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” book series will be coming to Disney+. “Rodrick Rules” will premiere in 2022.
Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers: Coming in Spring 2022, John Mulaney and Andy Samberg, stars of the upcoming hybrid live-action/CG animated feature based on everyone’s favorite animated chipmunks.
The Beatles: Get Back: Watch a new clip from Peter Jackson’s upcoming docuseries, “The Beatles: Get Back,” showing the legendary band performing “I’ve Got a Feeling.” The three-night event starts streaming on Disney+ on November 25, 2021.
Better Nate Than Ever: Based on the book by Tim Federle, “Better Nate Than Ever” stars Aria Brooks, Joshua Bassett, Michelle Federer, and introduces Rueby Wood as Nate, with Norbert Leo Butz and Lisa Kudrow.
Hocus Pocus 2: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy return for more hijinks as The Sanderson Sisters in the sequel to Disney’s Halloween cult classic, “Hocus Pocus.” The film premieres in Fall 2022.
Pinocchio: Inspired by Disney’s animated classic, this retelling of the fairy tale stars Tom Hanks, Cynthia Erivo, Luke Evans and the voices of Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Keegan-Michael Key and Lorraine Bracco. “Pinocchio” premieres on Disney+ in Fall 2022.
The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild: Simon Pegg is back as Buck in “The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild,” an all-new animated movie, premiering January 28, 2022.
Sneakerella: Set in the avant-garde street-sneaker subculture of New York City, the high-energy, music-driven movie puts a gender-flipped twist on the “Cinderella” fairy tale. “Sneakerella” premieres exclusively on February 18, 2022.
The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder: The new series, based on the Disney Channel series from the 2000s, starts streaming February 2022.
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: 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.
The Spiderwick Chronicles: The new live-action series is a modern coming-of-age story combined with fantasy adventure from Paramount Television Studios and 20th Television, one of the Disney Television Studios. Based on the beloved, best-selling books, the Grace Family move into their dilapidated ancestral home, and begin to unravel a dark mystery about their great-great Uncle who once discovered the secret and sometimes dangerous faerie world.
Baymax: Check in with everyone’s favorite healthcare companion in a trailer for his new Disney+ Original Series. Walt Disney Animation Studios’ first-ever animated series, starts streaming in Summer 2022.
Zootopia+: Based on the Oscar-winning animated film “Zootopia,” the new short-form series is coming to the streamer in 2022.
Tiana: Based on the film “The Princess and the Frog,” Princess Tiana sets off for a grand new adventure, but a calling to her New Orleans past isn’t far behind.
Disney Intertwined (Entrelazados): The first Disney+ Original Series produced in Latin America, Allegra is ready to change the past in order to reach her dream.
Pixar Animation Studios
Cars on the Road: Join Mater and Lightning McQueen in their further adventures on a fun-filled cross-country road trip. The series streaming in 2022.
Win or Lose: Directors Michael Yates and Carrie Hobson reveal concept art for Pixar’s first-ever original long-form animated series “Win or Lose,” coming to Disney+ in 2023. Each 20-minute episode of “Win or Lose” highlights the perspective of a different character as a middle school coed softball team prepares for their championship game.
Hawkeye is set in post-blip New York City where Clint Barton aka Hawkeye has a seemingly simple mission: get back to his family for Christmas. But when a threat from his past shows up, Hawkeye reluctantly teams up with 22-year-old skilled archer Kate Bishop to unravel a criminal conspiracy. The series stars Jeremy Renner, Hailee Steinfeld, Vera Farmiga, Fra Fee, Tony Dalton, and newcomer Alaqua Cox.
Moon Knight: Get a first look at “Moon Knight,” 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: “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.
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, Kamala is a huge fan of the Avengers—and one in particular, Captain Marvel. “Ms. Marvel” premieres on Disney+ in Summer 2022.
Marvel Studios also announced new projects for its future series including:
Echo: a series starring Alaqua Cox as Maya Lopez, who will be introduced in “Hawkeye.”
Ironheart: a series starring Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams, a genius inventor who creates the most advanced suit of armor since Iron Man.
Agatha: House of Harkness: a series starring Kathryn Hahn as her character from “WandaVision.” Jac Schaefer returns as executive producer and head writer.
Secret Invasion: Samuel L. Jackson returns as Nick Fury and Ben Mendelsohn as the Skrull Talos—characters who first met in “Captain Marvel.” The crossover comic event series showcases a faction of shape-shifting Skrulls who have been infiltrating Earth for years.
The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special: a special written and directed by “Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn.
X-MEN ‘97: The new animated series from Marvel Studios explores new stories in the iconic ‘90s timeline of the original series. Beau DeMayo is executive producer and head writer.
What If…? (Season 2): After enlisting the Guardians of the Multiverse to stop Infinity Ultron, The Watcher returns in Season 2 of “What If…?” to meet new heroes and explore more strange new worlds in the MCU’s ever-expanding Multiverse.
Spider-Man: Freshman Year: Peter Parker goes on his way to becoming Spider-Man in the MCU, in a style that celebrates the character’s early comic book roots.
I Am Groot: A series of original shorts that explore Baby Groot’s glory days of growing up, and getting into trouble, among the stars.
Marvel Zombies: An animated series reimagines the Marvel Universe as a new generation of heroes battle against an ever-spreading zombie scourge.
Willow: An upcoming fantasy television series based on the 1988 film of the same name. It is scheduled to premiere exclusively on Disney+ in 2022.
Obi-Wan Kenobi: Set 10 years after the events of “Revenge of the Sith,” the series will follow legendary Jedi Master, Obi-Wan Kenobi. “Obi-Wan Kenobi” premieres on Disney+ in 2022.
Under the Helmet: The Legacy of Boba Fett: Celebrate the origins and legacy of Star Wars’ legendary bounty hunter, Boba Fett, in a special look.
Welcome to Earth: Explore Earth’s greatest wonders with Will Smith on an extraordinary, once-in-a-lifetime adventure in a six-part original series. The journey begins December 8, 2021.
America The Beautiful: Visit the spacious skies, the amber waves of grain, and the purple mountain majesties in the new trailer for “America The Beautiful,” a new six-part series streaming on Disney+ in 2022. View the trailer here.
Limitless with Chris Hemsworth: Chris Hemsworth discovers the full potential of the human body in a six-part Disney+ Original Series from National Geographic. The series begins streaming in 2022.
The following titles from 20th Century Studios will debut in 2022 on Disney+ in international markets under the Star brand, on Hulu in the U.S., and Star+ in Latin America.
Rosaline: A fresh comedic twist on Shakespeare’s “Romeo & Juliet” in which the classic love story is told from the perspective of Juliet’s cousin Rosaline…who just happens to be Romeo’s ex-girlfriend. Starring Kaitlyn Dever and directed by Karen Maine, the movie premieres in 2022.
The Princess: An irreverent action movie set in a fairy tale world. Joey King stars as a young royal who is more comfortable with a sword than a tiara and must save her kingdom from ruthless mercenaries. Directed by Le-Van Kiet, the movie premieres Summer 2022.
Prey: An all-new entry in the “Predator” franchise, “Prey” will premiere in Summer 2022. Set in the world of the Comanche Nation 300 years ago, the action-thriller follows Naru, the skilled warrior who fiercely protects her tribe against a highly evolved alien predator. Directed by Dan Trachtenberg, the film premieres Summer 2022.
No Exit: This harrowing suspense-thriller follows Darby Thorne, played by Havana Rose Liu, a young woman who is stranded by a blizzard and forced to find shelter at a highway rest area with a group of strangers. The movie premieres in 2022.
All of these movies are set to release on Hulu sometime in 2022
Disney announced plenty of new shows and movies coming to its streaming services during Disney Plus day, including a few from its recently acquired studio, 20th Century Pictures (formerly FOX). Along with the new Predator prequel Prey, Disney also announced No Exit, The Princess, and Rosaline and all four will stream on Hulu.
While Disney didn’t have much information on any of the three movies, it did include a few description to help get fans excited for the films. No Exit is an adaptation of the Taylor Adams’ 2017 thriller novel of the same name, which follows several people caught in a blizzard — among other things. The movie will star Rosaline is a Romeo and Juliet-style romantic comedy.
Finally, The Princess is “John Wick meets Sleeping Beauty,” according to Disney’s announcement. The assumption would be that it’s an action movie with a princess in the lead role, but we’re not sure how literally to take the title or comparison. The lead character will be played by The Kissing Booth star Joey King, who definitely does not appear to be asleep in the still image Disney released. The Princess will also be directed by Le-Van Kiet, an action director whose last film was the Vietnamese movie Furie — which also involved a woman doing a whole lot of fighting.
Disney+ November Schedule
In addition to what was announced for streaming today, here’s a look at everything else coming to Disney Plus in November:
- Doogie Kamealoha, M.D. (Episode 9)
- Amphibia (Season 3, Episode 5)
- Dino Ranch (Season 1)
- Photo Ark (Season 2)
- Storm Rising (Season 1)
- The Search For Santa Paws
- Space Buddies
- Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
- Jingle All The Way
- Jingle All The Way 2
- Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa (Short)
- Santa Buddies
- Snow Buddies
- X-Men: First Class
- Doogie Kamealoha, M.D. (Episode 10)
- Mickey Mouse Funhouse (Season 1)
November 12 (Disney+ Day)
- Shang-Chi and the Legend Of the Ten Rings
- Home Sweet Home Alone
- Jungle Cruise
- Olaf Presents
- Ciao Alberto
- United Simpsons Short
- The World According to Jeff Goldblum (Season 2)
- Under The Helmet: The Legacy of Boba Fett
- Marvel Studios’ 2021 Disney Plus Day Special
- Frozen Fever
- Get A Horse
- Tangled Ever After (Short)
- The Little Matchgirl (Short)
- The Ballad of Nessie (Short)
- Tick Tock Tale (Short)
- Disney’s Magic Bake-Off (Season 1)
- Life Below Zero: Next Generation (Season 3)
- Minnie’s Bow-Toons: Party Palace Pals (Season 1)
- Adventure Thru The Walt Disney Archives
- The Pixar Story
- A Muppets Christmas: Letters To Santa
- Puppy For Hanukkah
- Hawkeye (Episodes 1 and 2)
- Becoming Cousteau
- PJ Masks (Season 5)
- Port Protection Alaska (Season 4)
- Puppy Dog Pals (Season 4)
- Secrets Of The Zoo: Tampa (Season 2)
- The Beatles: Get Back (Episode 1)
- The Beatles: Get Back (Episode 2)
- Duck The Halls: A Mickey Mouse Christmas Special
- Ernest Saves Christmas
- Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas
- The Beatles: Get Back (Episode 3)
Disney+ Growth in the Digital Arena
Due to the rapid growth of viewership on streaming platforms, the Walt Disney Company has a lot to celebrate. According to TechCrunch, Disney+ beat analyst expectations for subscriber growth during the third quarter of 2021, when it reached 116 million paid subscribers. This past March, Disney execs said the service was on track to meet its projections of 260 million subscribers by 2024.
Additionally, the service will continue to grow around the world, as Disney+ will expand into new Asia-Pacific markets.
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The World-Famous MiceChat Gumball Rally Returns!
After a long hiatus, it’s time for the big return of the MiceChat Gumball Rally at Disneyland. The event is a competition to see who can ride the most attractions at Disneyland in a single day. Guests compete in small groups of 2 to 4 members and spend the day doing what Disney fans love most… riding the attractions!
So, say goodby to those nice people on the dock… because the Gumball Rally is rolling your way on February 12th.
Due to the need to book theme park reservations, we recommend signing up for the Rally now so you’ll have plenty of time to secure your spot. We are also offering discounted theme park admission and discounted hotel rooms this year via our partners at Get Away Today. Don’t miss out!
Let’s Hear From You
Are you a Disney+ subscriber? Let us know what you like most about the service and what you feel it’s still lacking. Does Disney+ Day sound interesting to you? Any particular titles you are looking forward to? Do you plan to renew your Disney+ when your current subscription expires? Let us know!