Disney + is expanding its content to include top titles for the entire family in 2022. The popular streaming service has already announced numerous new films, series, specials, spin-offs and documentaries for the entire year. From Marvel to Pixar animations to fan favorites like Star Wars or The Walking Dead, there is the right format for every viewer. In our clear listing, we take a quick look at the titles announced so far and give you an exciting insight into what you can expect in the new year at Disney Plus. So much can be revealed, the list is packed with top-class titles that you should definitely put on your to-watch list.


On November 12th, Disney Plus celebrated its second birthday, Disney Plus Day. The streaming service, which is enjoying ever increasing popularity, announced a large number of series, films, making-ofs, Disney specials and documentaries for the year 2022, in which not only the mostly top-class cast can be seen.

At this point, it should be revealed that, according to an annual report by the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Disney should plan to spend around $ 2022 billion in 33 on streaming content on Disney Plus and Hulu, as well as ESPN. That could point to a lot more, future content on Disney +.

Lots of new series and movies on Disney plus in 2022

The new Star Wars adventure from the Disney universe, eagerly awaited by fans, will start on December 29, 2021. The new spin-off series for Star Wars, The Book by Boba Fett, will launch its first episode shortly before the turn of the year. The rest of the series will follow on a weekly basis from the beginning of 2022. After the popular hit The Mandalorian, The Book by Boba Fett is the second series about intergalactic bounty hunters.

Another highlight at the beginning of the year will be the explosive blockbuster Marvels Eternals with its star cast. In the blockbuster, well-known Hollywood stars such as Angelina Jolie and Dane Whitman in their superhero roles are waiting to inspire their viewers in front of the television. Together with eagerly awaited content, such as the series Willow, which is to continue the fantasy cult film of the same name from 1988, some potential hits are waiting to be discovered by Disney-plus streamers.

Disney + new releases from January 2022

Disney + New Releases 2022

Marvel Eternals are the new superhero team in the MCU! Source: Disney

  • Marvel - Eternals | actions

With a top-class cast that can be seen, such as Salma Hayek in the role of the spiritual superhero and leader Ajak, Angelina Jolie in the role of the daring warrior Thena or Kit Harington as Dane Whitman, the Marvel film Eternals will be screened at Disney in January Plus on the home screen. In the epic story, the new superhero team competes against the Deviants, once believed lost, but they are after nothing less than all of humanity. Consisting of the almighty Ikaris, the philanthropist Sersi, the Kingo filled with cosmic power, the lightning-fast Makkari, the intelligent tinkerer Phastos, the young appearing but old soul Sprite, the powerful Gilgamesh, the loner Druig as well as Ajak and Thena, the team already points out an explosive blockbuster from Marvel Studios.

We say: Must see for Marvel fans and those who want to become one!

  • Queens - Season 1 | Drama series

Brianna, Jill, Valeria and Naomi used to form the hip hop band Nasty Bitches. As Professor Sex, Da Thrill, Butter Pecan and Xplicit Lyrics, they were not only successful with their fans, but also changed the entire music genre with their songs. Today the four find themselves in their forties and a rather adult life in which their band past hardly plays a role anymore. When a chance suddenly arises to build on the fame of that time, the quartet is on fire.

We say: A declaration of love to all middle-agers.

  • Ice Age: The Adventures of Buck Wild | Family film - animation

Ice Age has been a guarantee for fun family films for years. In January Disney Plus is sending the sloth Sid, mammoth Manny and saber-toothed tiger Diego on a new adventure. This time the focus is on the weasel Buck and the opossum brothers Crash & Eddie, who set out together to the home of Buck and experience all sorts of crazy things.

We say: Family cinema for big and small!

Disney + new releases in spring 2022

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  • Sneakerella | Hip-hop musical

The musical comedy Sneakerella is a modern adaptation of the fairy tale Cinderella, better known in German-speaking countries as Cinderella, in which a young shoe designer named El is accompanied on his bumpy road to success. At first, nobody knows about El's talent for designing sporty shoes. Above all, he knows how to hide this from his stepfather and his insidious stepbrothers. His family seems much more interested in his failure than in his success. As the name suggests, the sneakers are at the center of the action and great emotions are not neglected in this musical film! When El meets the beautiful Kira, the daughter of basketball star and sneaker tycoon Darius King, the tide finally seems to be turning for him.

We say: For fans of films like “High School Musical”, with lots of singing and great emotions!

  • The Walking Dead - Season 11 B | Horror series

Longingly awaited and at the same time accompanied by a large portion of heartbreak: The eleventh and final season of The Walking Dead is starting with its second part on Disney Plus. But this season fans don't have to say goodbye to their favorite people in the survival community! A third part of the 11th season is still pending, as well as some offshoots of the long-running zombie, which should follow after the series is over. In season 11 of The Walking Dead there is unrest on all fronts: While part of the community is fighting the Reapers, others in Alexandria are gripped by the forces of nature and life in the Commonwealth is falling apart. Will the survivors withstand all odds?

We say: If you are not yet a fan of The Walking Dead, you have missed something!

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  • The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder | Animation series

Fans can look forward to it! The Prouds are still coming back to Disney + Louder and Prouder with a new series. In the sequel to the Disney cartoon series, as usual, the teenage daughter Penny Proud, her family and friends, Dijonay Jones, LaCienega Boulevardez and Zoey Howzer, with their crazy everyday life, are once again the focus of the action. So far, the chaotic Prouds have tried to solve everyday problems in the animated series Pennys and provided fun entertainment in front of the television.

We say: The Prouds show that animated does not have to mean that it is only for children.

  • Cheaper by the Dozen - Cheaper by the dozen | Comedy / family film

Cheaper by the dozen is a remake of the successful family blockbuster of the same name and thus the bestseller by the author duo Frank Bunker Gilbreth Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. The comedy hits Disney + Streamer screens with Zach Braff and Gabrielle Union in the lead roles, creating a star cast. The American comedy film originally dates back to 1950 and was successfully remade in 2003. In 2005 a sequel followed with the title Cheaper by the Dozen 2 - Two fathers go crazy. In Cheaper by the Dozen, Tom and Kate Baker are happy parents to seven sons and five daughters. That means a lot of chaos. When Kate goes on a promotion tour for her new book, Tom has to manage his new job as a football coach, the household and the crazy family life on his own.

We say: Funny movie night for the whole family!

  • Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers - Chip & Chap: Knights of Law | Family film / animation

Chip & Chap: Knights of Law appears as a film on Disney +. The two ground squirrels Chip & Chap solve crimes with a lot of fun and action. They are actively supported by the two mice Samson and Trixi and the fly Summi.

We say: For kids and children of the 80s.

  • Better Nate Than Ever | comedy

13-year-old Nate Foster is a dreamy midwestern outsider. His greatest wish is to become a Broadway musical star. Unfortunately, Nate doesn't even get a decent role in his school's acting shows. Much more, he ends up in the less demanding role of a tree. When he and his best friend Libby plan a daring trip to New York City to audition for the musical Lilo and Stitch without their parents' knowledge, Nate could be on the verge of fulfilling his lifelong dream. The film was written by Tim Federle based on his 2013 novel of the same name.

We say: A family comedy with values ​​and a message.

Disney + new releases in summer

  • Baymax! | Animated film

The Baymax! Is a co-production by Disney + and Marvel. It continues the story of the successful animation film Baymax - Giant Robowabohu and thus follows the TV broadcast Baymax - Robowabohu in series. In the animated film, six superheroes are supposed to protect the nation on behalf of the Japanese government. The giant, inflatable robot Baymax and his technically talented protégé Hiro Hamada join forces with their friends to form the Big Hero 6 to keep San Fransokyo in order.

We say: Squeaky, entertaining action animation for young and old.

Disney + new releases this fall

 

  • Hocus Pocus 2 | Scary cult film

After a break of almost 30 years, the sequel to the funny horror cult film Hocus Pocus will be released on Disney Plus. Originally cast: This is how a tweet announced Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, & Kathy Najimy. In the original film, the Sanderson sisters Winifred, Sarah and Mary are accidentally brought to life. The witches then frighten children without a remorse. In the second part, the Sanderson Sisters are transferred to today's Salem. There they are no longer just aiming for horror, but much more for the life of their opera.

We say: Entertaining goosebumps for families and fans of the cult film.

  • Pinocchio | Fantasy / drama

The remake of the classic "Pinocchio" tells the story of a wooden puppet of the same name and the amiable carpenter Geppetto, who receives fewer and fewer orders. Awakened to life, the talking and walking wooden doll wishes nothing less than to become a true boy made of flesh and blood. The cheeky badger then embarks on many exciting adventures, always with the intention of being good in the future. For the direction of the live-action film, Robert Zemeckis was inspired by Disney's cartoon classics. With Tom Hanks, Cynthia Erivo and Luke Evans as well as the voices of Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Keegan-Michael Key and Lorraine Bracco, the cast can be seen.

We say: Pinocchio as a live action film should not be missed by any Disney fan!

Cursed 2 is a long-awaited fairytale comedy by Adam Shankman. Source: Disney

  • Disenchanted - Cursed 2 | Musical film / family film

It's been fourteen years since Fairytale Princess Giselle sprang from her life in fairytale land and ended up in real New York City. Once there, the beautiful princess fell in love with the lawyer Robert. Until their actually promised Prince Charming Edward and their stepmother Narissa show up and make the mess perfect. Now fans of the romantic comedy can look forward to autumn 2022, because then a sequel to “Verwünscht” will finally be released.

We say: Big and small fans of fairy tales will love Verwünscht 2.

Disney + new releases in winter 2022

  • Welcome to Earth | National Geographic series

The Disney + and National Geographic documentary series “Welcome To Earth” accompanies a very special actor on his tour of discovery around the world. In this series, none other than star actor Will Smith embarks on missions to explore the greatest wonders of the world and uncover hidden secrets.

We say: A documentary series for the whole family and fans of Will Smith.

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  • Rodrick Rules - Greg's Diary 2: Having Problems? | Comedy / family film

After the first part of the film adaptation of the book series “Greg's Diaries” by author Jeff Kinney appeared on Disney Plus at the beginning of December 2021, the sequel “Greg's Diary 2: Are there any problems?” to follow in 2022: The summer holidays are finally over and a new school year begins. Greg would like to forget the past vacation because he would like to sink into the ground in shame. The bad: Greg's brother Rodrick has read his diary and knows what happened. Can Greg prevent his secret from being revealed?

We say: Children's cinema on demand that also knows how to inspire large viewers.

  • Limitless with Chris Hemsworth | National Geographic series

In the style of “Welcome to Earth”, Disney Plus is waiting for another National Geographic production. Star actor Chris Hemsworth awaits us in "Limitless", who tests the limits and potential of the human body and its capabilities. He is looking for ways to conquer diseases, increase performance and stop aging.

We say: If you want to find out more about the human body, you should take a look at the documentary with Chris Hemsworth.

  • America the Beautiful | National Geographic series

The National Geographic series, entitled "America The Beautiful", will appear on Disney + in 2022 and will provide an exciting look at America's unique landscapes and wildlife. At the same time, she looks at the special geographical location, which repeatedly creates forces of nature that constantly change and shape the entire continent and pose special challenges for all living beings.

We say: A must for nature enthusiasts and America fans!

  • High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Season 3 | Music series / musical

The popular series "High School Musical: The Musical" continues with a 2022rd season on Disney + in 3. This time, the focus is not on the East High, but rather the youngsters enjoy their summer holidays in a camp to the full. Here, campfire romance and the usual great musical atmosphere are guaranteed not to be neglected!

We say: There is a lot of drama in a teenage life and that is exactly what high school musical appeals to.

  • The Spiderwick Chronicles | Live action fantasy series

With “The Spiderwick Chronicles”, Disney + viewers can expect a live action fantasy series based on the bestselling book series “The Spiderwick Secrets” by the American author Holly Black. She tells the story of the Grace siblings and their mother, who move into the family estate of their great-great-uncle Arthur Spiderwick and experience all kinds of eerie incidents there. Initially dismissed as a child's prank, the young Jared senses that he has to track what happened. In a hidden library in the attic, he finds a manual of magical creatures. The entire family is becoming more and more aware that magical beings are now part of their reality ...

We say: Magical series adventure for the whole family!

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  • Willow | Fantasy series

In 2022 the fantasy cult film “Willow” will be continued as a series. In the 1988 film, Warwick Davis played the role of the dwarf Willow Ufgood, who embarks on an epic journey to protect a human foundling, Elora Danan, from the cruel clutches of the evil Queen Bavmorda. Elora wants to kill her. For example, there is a dire prophecy that the child would mean the end of their reign. Willow is accompanied by the warrior Madmartigan and the sorceress Raziel. The series will be a sequel and will take place a few years after the events of the film. Jon M. Chu directs. The first episode of the series Willow was written by Jonathan Kasdan, known from "Solo: A Star Wars Story". A remarkable fan service: Actor Warwick Davis returns to the role of dwarf Willow.

We say: For fans of the fantasy highlights from the 80s and those who want to become one.

  • Cars: On The Road | Animation series / Pixar

Disney + delivers with “Cars On The Road” in 2022 a spin-off series from Pixar for the popular animated film “Cars” from 2006.
The series accompanies best friends Lightning McQueen and Mater on a cross-country road trip. Cars fans can expect many new, amiable characters and old acquaintances who will become funny tour companions along the way.

We say: For big and small fans of Lightning McQueen, probably the most famous bright red cartoon racing car.

  • Zootopia + | Animation series

The animated film “Zoomania”, whose original title is “Zootopia”, was a huge success in 2016 with large and small viewers worldwide. Now Disney + is waiting with the animation series “Zootopia +” / Zoomania 2. The animated television series is based on the animated film of the same name and aims to delve deeper into the lives of the popular characters, including that of the mouse Fru Fru and that of the fan-sloth favorite Flash.

We say: Zootopia has not delighted viewers of all ages for nothing. Turn on!


 

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