The holidays are right around the corner, and Disney+ is preparing for new original content by sharing exciting trailers with us. – BLACK BEAUTY, INSIDE PIXAR and THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF MICKEY MOUSE. It’s like Christmas morning!
This coming week also marks the debut of LEGO Star Wars HOLIDAY SPECIAL. Keep scrolling to find everything NEW you can watch this week on Disney+!
“INSIDE PIXAR” TRAILER
Premiering November 13: “Inside PIXAR” is a Disney+ original series consisting of four collections with five short stories in each collection, centered around a central theme. The first collection releasing on Friday is “Inspired,” exploring what sparks inspiration and the journey from idea to execution.
Produced by Pixar Animation Studios, “Inside Pixar” is directed by Erica Milsom and Tony Kaplan, the series offers insights into the personal and cinematic stories that provide an inside look into the people, artistry, and culture of Pixar Animation Studios.
“WONDERFUL WORLD OF MICKEY MOUSE” TRAILER
Disney+ is celebrating Mickey’s Birthday with this new Disney+ Original Series!
Premiering November 18: Disney+ is celebrating Mickey’s Birthday with this new Disney+ Original Series!
“BLACK BEAUTY” TRAILER
Premiering Thanksgiving weekend – November 27: Disney+ will debut its sweeping new movie, “Black Beauty,” on Friday, November 27, just in time for a family viewing on Thanksgiving weekend. Featuring the voice of Academy Award-winning actor Kate Winslet as Black Beauty and stars Mackenzie Foy, Iain Glen, Claire Forlani, and Calam Lynch.
Synopsis: This modern day reimagining of Anna Sewell’s timeless classic, follows Black Beauty (Kate Winslet), 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 (Mackenzie Foy). Beauty and Jo forge an unbreakable bond that carries Beauty through the different chapters, challenges, and adventures of her life.
ALL-NEW ENCHANTED CHRISTMAS COMEDY “GODMOTHERED” WILL DEBUT ON DECEMBER 4
Premieres December 4 — Feel-Good Christmas movies aren’t just for the Hallmark channel! Disney+ announced today that “Godmothered,” an all-new enchanted Christmas comedy starring Isla Fisher (“Confessions of a Shopaholic,” “Wedding Crashers”) and Jillian Bell (“Brittany Runs a Marathon,” “Rough Night”) will debut exclusively on the streaming service Friday, December 4, 2020.
Synopsis: Set at Christmas time, “Godmothered” is a comedy about Eleanor, a young, inexperienced fairy godmother-in-training (Jillian Bell) who upon hearing that her chosen profession is facing extinction, decides to show the world that people still need fairy godmothers. Finding a mislaid letter from a 10-year-old girl in distress, Eleanor tracks her down and discovers that the girl, Mackenzie, is now a 40-year-old single mom (Isla Fisher) working at a news station in Boston. Having lost her husband several years earlier, Mackenzie has all but given up on the idea of “Happily Ever After,” but Eleanor is bound and determined to give Mackenzie a happiness makeover, whether she likes it or not.
The “Godmothered” original soundtrack, from Walt Disney Records, featuring the score by Oscar®-winning composer Rachel Portman (“Emma,” “A Dog’s Purpose”), plus the end credit songs “Rise Up (Joy to the World)” and “Hero” performed by Jillian Shea Spaeder, will be available on all digital formats on December 4. The score was produced by Portman and was recorded with the Chamber Orchestra of London at AIR Lyndhurst and Abbey Road Studios.
This Week on Disney+ for Friday, November 13
Disney+ Original Series or Premieres
Original Premiere Inside Pixar
A documentary series of personal and cinematic stories that provide an inside look into the people, artistry, and culture of Pixar Animation Studios.
The Mandalorian Episode 202 – “Chapter 11”
The 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 Right Stuff Episode 107 – “Ziggurat”
On the Eve of the flight, Louise learns of Shepard’s affair in Tijuana. Trudy watches Gordo crack a joke about women astronauts on television. Glenn awaits the humiliating moment when the world will finally learn he won’t be first. Tensions reach a breaking point when Shepard and Glenn are forced together in a pressure cooker of weather delays, marital discord, and a circus of reporters.
One Day at Disney Episode 150 – “Mark Gonzalez: Steam Train Engineer”
A train lover all his life, Steam Train Engineer Mark Gonzales fulfills his dream of working at Disneyland Resort. To Mark, it’s more than just a train ride, and he strives to create memorable moments for guests as he transports them around the parks on one of Walt’s favorite attractions.
Season Finale Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Episode 108 – “Baby Gorilla Grace”
Flash, a mature, whitespotted bamboo shark with a plucky streak, bites off more than she can chew and winds up in the emergency room under the care of Dr. Deidre when she swallows an item that’s not on the menu. Meanwhile, baby Grace, a western lowland gorilla, reaches new heights as animal keeper Courtney works with child-development experts to test her motor coordination. At Kilimanjaro Safaris, Gus the hippo makes a ‘frenemy’ out of an older hippo at the river playground; and on the savanna, Dugan, a southern white rhino, learns that love hurts when the female rhinos greet him a bit too enthusiastically.
Tuesday, November 17 – Original Premiere of LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special
“The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special” reunites Rey, Finn, Poe, Chewie, Rose and the droids for a joyous feast on Life Day, a holiday first introduced in the 1978 “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. For the Trailer and more info, check out our article and get ready for this amazing show!
New to Streaming on Disney+
These series and films are not Disney+ Originals, but they will begin streaming on November 13 unless otherwise noted.
- Petra: City of Riches
- Ultimate Viking Sword
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