New shows and movies to check out on Disney Plus this weekend

Mar 12 2021, 12:17 pm

We’re flying through March already and as we enter the month’s mid-way mark, Disney Plus is making it pretty enticing for you not to leave your couch.

Along with the making of WandaVision, a show from the creators of Rick and Marty, and some old classics, here’s what’s coming to the popular streaming service this weekend.

Slip into a comfy pair of clothes and stream it up, you’ve earned it.

Assembled: The Making of WandaVision

WandaVision may have concluded last week but Disney Plus is releasing a behind-the-magic episode of Marvel Studios’ popular show.

Solar Opposites

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.

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

When Jacob (Asa Butterfield) discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.

Here are all the Star titles launching on Disney Plus this weekend:

Raya and the Last Dragon

Raya and the Last Dragon takes us on an exciting, epic journey to 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.

The Aftermath (2019)

Set in postwar Germany in 1946, The Aftermath follows Rachael Morgan (Keira Knightley) as she arrives in the ruins of Hamburg in the bitter winter, to be reunited with her husband, Lewis (Jason Clarke), a British colonel charged with rebuilding the shattered city.

  • Flicka 2
  • Flicka: Country Pride

Helstrom – Season 1 (2020)

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.

  • Love In The Time of Corona  – Season 1
  • Love, Victor – Season 1
  • Solar Opposites – Season 1

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

Myth: A Frozen Tale

In an enchanted forest outside of Arendelle, a family sits down for a bedtime story and is transported to a vibrant and mystical world where the elemental spirits (inspired by Disney’s global phenomenon Frozen 2) come to life and the myths of their past and future are revealed.

Mickey Go Local (Season 1)

Mickey and his friends explore Singapore and Malaysia’s finest.

The Muppet Show (Season 1 to 5)

As the great Kermit the Frog once said, “Time’s fun when you’re having flies.” And time’s about to get even more fun as the entire The Muppet Show series is now streaming on Disney Plus.

Marvel’s Behind the Mask

Meet the writers and artists behind characters like Black Panther, Miles Morales, Ms. Marvel, Luke Cage, the X-Men, Captain Marvel, and many other characters in the Marvel Universe, highlighting their impact on pop culture and media.

Inside Pixar: Portraits (Disney+ Original)

See what it’s like to work inside Pixar Animation Studios in this new documentary.

Simpsons Forever

With nearly 300 hours of the world’s longest-running scripted primetime sitcom, Disney Plus is streaming some of its favourite episodes of The Simpsons.

Ramona and Beezus

An adventurous young girl uses her imagination to escape her reality, which is quickly spinning out of reach.

Pixar Popcorn

Get ready for Pixar Popcorn, a collection of mini-shorts starring your favourite Pixar characters in all-new stories. All episodes are streaming on January 22 on Disney+.

The Book of Life

Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart, embarks on an adventure that spans three fantastic worlds where he must face his greatest fears.

Mary Poppins Returns

A few decades after her original visit, Mary Poppins, the magical nanny, returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael’s children through a difficult time in their lives.
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