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

Dec 4 2020, 9:00 am

As if you didn’t have enough reasons not to leave your home, Disney Plus is bringing an impressive slate of new content and a couple of classics to the wonderful world of streaming.

From Mickey Mouse, the Mandalorian, fairy godmothers, and everything in between, here is what’s kicking off on the streaming platform as of December 4.

Star Wars: The Mandalorian – Season 2 – Episode 6

In chapter 14, Mandalorian and the Child continue their journey, facing enemies and rallying allies as they make their way through a dangerous galaxy in the tumultuous era after the collapse of the Galactic Empire.

The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse – Episode 5 & 6

Mickey Mouse and co. hit up a disco night at a roller rink and attempt to turn the Big Bad Wolf into a good person in “Keep on Rollin” and “The Big Good Wolf,” respectively.

Godmothered

A young and unskilled fairy godmother ventures out on her own to prove her worth by tracking down a young girl whose request for help was ignored.

Diana: In Her Own Words

From executive producer and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Tom Jennings of 1895 Films, Diana: In Her Own Words weaves archival footage and photography with these rarely heard recordings. Told entirely in the Princess’ voice, with no interviews, most of these unique recordings have never been broadcast before.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw’s 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg’s newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention.

Epic

A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group of characters in order to save their world — and ours.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.

We Bought a Zoo

Set in Southern California, a father moves his young family to the countryside to renovate and re-open a struggling zoo.

Brain Games

Brain Games explores the inner workings of your brain with interactive games you can play at home, as well as experiments on the streets of a city as complex as your brain — New York

Here is some more new content that dropped earlier in November as well as older shows and movies that are new to the streaming service:

Black Beauty

In this modern-day reimagining of Anna Sewell’s timeless classic, we follow Black Beauty, a wild horse born free in the American West. Rounded up and taken away from her family, Beauty is brought to Birtwick Stables, where she meets a spirited teenage girl, Jo Green. Beauty and Jo forge an unbreakable bond that carries Beauty through the different chapters, challenges, and adventures of her life.

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip

The threequel to the remake of the Alvin and the Chipmunks franchise, released in 2015.

Marvel’s Spider-man: Maximum Venom (S3)

An animated version of the popular superhero Spider-Man.

Once Upon a Time in Wonderland

In Victorian England, the young and beautiful Alice tells a tale of a strange new land that exists on the other side of a rabbit hole.

And here are some shows, documentaries, and movies from earlier this month:

Marvel 616

Marvel’s 616 explores Marvel’s rich legacy of pioneering characters, creators and storytelling to reflect the world outside your window. Each documentary, helmed by a unique filmmaker, showcases the intersections of storytelling, pop culture, and fandom within the Marvel Universe.

The Real Right Stuff

The Real Right Stuff tells the remarkable true story of the nation’s first astronauts, the original Mercury 7, and pulls from hundreds of hours of archival film and radio broadcasts, interviews, home movies and other rare and never-before-seen material to catapult viewers back to the late 1950s.

Here are a few new releases that debut earlier on this week:

LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special

The new LEGO special is the first to debut on Disney+ and will continue the rich legacy of collaboration between Lucasfilm and LEGO – playful adventures told in the endearingly irreverent way that only LEGO Star Wars co-branded content can.

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