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

Mar 19 2021, 10:33 am

Disney Plus is continuing its successful exclusive series within the superhero genre as The Falcon and The Winter Soldier premieres on the streaming service this weekend.

Disney Plus is also highlighting new titles from National Geographic, Star, and Fox.

Here are new series and movies launching this weekend as well as some titles from earlier this month and a few from February.

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

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier (Premiere)

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.

Disney Big Hero 6 The Series (Season 3)

The adventure continues for 14-year-old tech genius Hiro and his compassionate, cutting-edge robot Baymax. If dealing with the academic pressure of being the new kid at the prestigious San Fransokyo Institute of Technology weren’t enough, it’s off-campus where things really get tricky.

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.

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.

Love, Victor (Season 1 – New Episode)

Set in the world of the 2018 groundbreaking film Love, Simon, which was inspired by Becky Albertalli’s acclaimed novel, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, the series follows Victor, a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city and exploring his sexual orientation.

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.

Before the Flood

From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens and Academy Award-winning actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio, Before the Flood presents a riveting account of the dramatic changes now occurring around the world due to climate change.

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

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.

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.

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

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