All the new shows and movies coming to Disney Plus this weekend

Apr 23 2021, 8:55 am

Disney Plus is launching some of its popular exclusive content, a whale of a documentary, some older classics, and the entire series of Lost this weekend.

If you want to get lost in Disney Plus for the next two days, here is what’s going on this weekend — actually.

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier (New episode)

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier stars Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson aka The Falcon, and Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes aka The Winter Soldier. The pair, who came together in the final moments of Avengers: Endgame, team up on a global adventure that tests their abilities — and their patience.

Lost (Season 1-6)

The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island.

Castle (Season 1-8)

After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard “Rick” Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.

The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers (New Episode)

Set in present-day Minnesota, the Mighty Ducks have evolved from scrappy underdogs to an ultra-competitive, powerhouse youth hockey team. After 12-year-old Evan Morrow (Brady Noon) is unceremoniously cut from the Ducks, he and his mom, Alex (Lauren Graham), set out to build their own team of misfits to challenge the cutthroat, win-at-all-costs culture of youth sports today. With the help of Gordon Bombay, they rediscover the joys of playing just for the love of the game.

Solar Opposites (Season 1 – New Episode)

The creator of Rick and Morty created Solar Opposites, which follows a family of aliens who move to middle America, where they debate whether life is better there or on their home planet.

Happy Endings (Season 1-3)

This Chicago-set sitcom follows the intertwined lives of six young urbanites trying to learn the ropes of adulthood. Through breakups and whatever other curveballs life throws them, the pals stick together.

Helstrom (Season 1 – New Episode)

Helstrom follows Daimon (Tom Austen) and Ana Helstrom (Sydney Lemmon), the son and daughter of a mysterious and powerful serial killer, and their complicated dynamic as they track down the worst of humanity — each with their own attitude and skills.

Secrets of the Whales

Secrets of the Whales,  from National Geographic, plunges viewers deep within the epicenter of whale culture to experience the extraordinary communication skills and intricate social structures of five different whale species: orcas, humpbacks, belugas, narwhals and sperm whales. Filmed over three years in 24 locations, throughout this epic journey, we learn that whales are far more complex and more like us than ever imagined.

Baby’s Day Out

After three kidnappers lose the baby they have kidnapped, both the cops and kidnappers go looking for the baby.

Grown-ish (Season 3 – New Episode)

From black-ish executive producer, Kenya Barris, comes a contemporary take on the current issues facing both students and administrators in the world of higher education. Yara Shahidi portrays Zoey – Dre (Anthony Anderson) and Rainbow’s (Tracee Ellis Ross) popular, entitled, stylish and socially active 17-year-old daughter — as she heads off to college and quickly discovers that not everything goes her way once she leaves the nest.

In case you missed out, here is what dropped on Disney Plus earlier in April:

American Dad – Season 16

Season 16 of the popular animated sitcom follows the escapades of Stan Smith, a conservative C.I.A. Agent dealing with family life, and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible.

Earth Moods

Earth Moods, a visual and soundscape experience, takes viewers on the ultimate retreat—transporting them to a vast array of colourful and calming corners of the world. Viewers travel to blue glaciers, arid deserts, lush rainforests and pulsating metropolises to escape from the cacophony of everyday life.

The Kid Who Would Be King

Old school magic meets the modern world in the epic adventure The Kid Who Would Be King. Alex (Ashbourne Serkis) thinks he’s just another nobody, until he stumbles upon the mythical Sword in the Stone, Excalibur.

Disney Secrets of Sulphur Springs – Season 1

Disney Secrets of Sulphur Springs is about a boy and his family moving into a supposedly haunted hotel on the edge of a small town.

White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf

In order to rescue one of the last surviving Alaskan Native tribes, Fang joins in with a friend of his master to stop miners from destroying an ancient sacred land.

Nomadland

Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad. The third feature film from director Chloé Zhao, Nomadland features real nomads Linda May, Swankie and Bob Wells as Fern’s mentors and comrades in her exploration through the vast landscape of the American West.

Alvin and the Chipmunks, Chipwrecked, and The Squeakquel

Alvin and the Chipmunks and its sequels (and Squeakquel) are landing on the streaming service this weekend.

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Cesar Millan: The Real Story

Follow Cesar Milan’s incredible rise from impoverished illegal immigrant, to celebrity dog trainer, to international superstar.

Alita: Battle Angel

A deactivated cyborg’s revived but can’t remember anything of her past and goes on a quest to find out who she is.

Tolkien

The formative years of the orphaned author J.R.R. Tolkien as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school.

Ghost Whisperer (Season 1-5)

A newlywed with the ability to communicate with the earthbound spirits of the recently deceased overcomes skepticism and doubt to help send their important messages to the living and allow the dead to pass on to the other side.

Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)

In Gnomeo & Juliet, Shakespeare’s revered tale gets a comical, off-the-wall makeover. Directed by Kelly Asbury (co-director of Shrek 2) and showcasing both classic and original songs by Elton John, the film features the voices of James McAvoy and Emily Blunt as Gnomeo and Juliet.

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