Disney+ News and Debut Round-up: New Premiere Dates Announced (2/26/21)
Thanks to a timely Press Event, we now have Premiere Dates for upcoming Disney+ Original Series through July 2021! Scroll down to get excited – these series will be here before you know it.
As for original content, the penultimate episode of WandaVision airs, along with a new animated short featuring some Frozen favorites – Myth: A Frozen Tale. Read on for everything news and streaming this week on Disney+.
PREMIERE DATES REVEALED FOR UPCOMING DISNEY+ ORIGINAL SERIES
February 24 – At today’s Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, Disney+ paneled some of its upcoming series, including the Disney+ Original Series Big Shot, The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers, and presented a Q&A with Kevin Feige, Producer, President of Marvel Studios and Chief Creative Officer, Marvel, in support of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier.
March 19 – The Falcon and The Winter Soldier – First Reactions to footage
March 26 – The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers
April 16 – Big Shot
May 4 – Star Wars: The Bad Batch
**Special Premiere Date.** The series will premiere on May 4th with the second episode premiering on Friday, May 7th. Subsequent episodes will premiere on Fridays.
May 14 – High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Season 2
June 11 – Loki
June 11 – “Zenimation” Season 2
June 25 – The Mysterious Benedict Society
July 2 – Monsters at Work
July 16 – Turner & Hooch
July 23 – Chip ‘N’ Dale: Park Life
“RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON” SNEAK PEEK FEATURES BRAND-NEW ORIGINAL SONG “LEAD THE WAY” BY JHENÉ AIKO
Available February 26 – RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON Original Motion Picture Soundtrack with score by James Newton-Howard (A Hidden Life, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindewald)! The soundtrack also features an original song, “Lead the Way,” written and performed by Grammy®-nominated artist and songwriter, Jhené Aiko. You can hear a sneak peak of this song right now:
This Week on Disney+ for Friday, February 26
Disney+ Original Series or Premieres
Premiere – 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 myth of their past and future is revealed.
WandaVision – “Episode 8”
What will the future hold?? Where is this show going? “WandaVision” is a blend of classic television and the Marvel Cinematic Universe in which Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany)—two super-powered beings living idealized suburban lives—begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems. The new series is directed by Matt Shakman; Jac Schaeffer is head writer. Join us every Friday at 7:45pm PT for a Zoom Chat on WandaVision – sign up for our Weekly Newsletter to get the link!
New to Streaming on Disney+
These series and films are not Disney+ Originals, but they will begin streaming on February 26 unless otherwise noted. This is a selection, as a number of TV shows and films are dropping on this date.