What’s coming soon to Disney+ in December 2020?
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Disney’s Netflix rival is here, serving up Marvel, Star Wars and Pixar originals, along with a post-modern revamp of High School Musical and almost every episode of The Simpsons.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic and Disney’s newcomer status in the streaming game, a lot of that new content has been delayed, but The Mandalorian’s weekly drops continue to lead an impressive charge of Disney+ originals for Christmas. Top of the pile is Pixar’s latest animation, Soul, which is unwrapped on Christmas Day, but there’s also a High School Musical: The Musical Christmas special and the arrival of Mulan on Disney+ after its early-access digital release over the summer.
Mulan – 4th December
In Disney’s MULAN, a fearless young woman risks everything out of love for her family and her country to become one of the greatest warriors China has ever known.
Godmothered – 4th December
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.
High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special – 11th December
Celebrate the holidays with the cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series! Join your favorite theater kids as they share classic and brand new holiday music, their holiday favorite memories, and some behind the scenes secrets like, “Who would be #1 on Santa’s Naught List?” There is so much holiday fun in store, including a world premiere surprise that you won’t want to miss!
Safety – 11th December
Safety is a drama inspired by the empowering story of former Clemson University football safety Ray McElrathbey (Jay Reeves), a young man facing a series of challenging circumstances, whose dedication and persistence help him to triumph over repeated adversities. Aided by his teammates and the Clemson community, he succeeds on the field while simultaneously raising and caring for his 11-year-old brother Fahmarr (Thaddeus J. Mixson).
On Pointe: Season 1 – 18th December
On Pointe” captures a season in New York City’s world renowned School of American Ballet (SAB). Featuring unprecedented access to one of the top youth ballet institutions in the world, the series follows the lives of the students ages 8 to 18 pursuing their dreams to become ballet dancers. While older students from all over the country rigorously train for professional careers, younger students from New York City are put through their paces as they rehearse and perform in New York City Ballet’s holiday classic George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker onstage at Lincoln Center.
Soul – 25th December
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Jamie Foxx leads an all-star cast in this hilarious, heart-filled adventure. Pixar’s SOUL introduces Joe, who lands the gig of his life at the best jazz club in town. But one misstep lands Joe in a fantastical place: The Great Before. There, he teams up with soul 22 (Tina Fey), and together they find the answers to some of life’s biggest questions.
Other releases coming to Disney+ UK in December 2020:
4th December Disney Junior Puppy Dog Pals: Season 3 The Disney Holiday Singalong Prep & Landing (2009 Special) Prep & Landing: Naughty Vs. Nice (2011 Special) Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa (2010 Short) We Bought a Zoo The Wonderful World Of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration (2020) The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse: Episode 5 The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse: Episode 6 The Mandalorian: Season 2, Episode 6
11th December Disney Fam Jam: Season 1 Disney Channel’s Epic Holiday Showdown Disney Holiday Magic Quest Miraculous World: New York, United Heroez The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse: Episode 7 The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse: Episode 8 The Mandalorian: Season 2, Episode 7
18th December Disney Parks Sunrise Series: Season 1 Man Vs. Shark Dory’s Reef Cam Disney Channel Holiday House Party Eragon The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse: Episode 9 The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse: Episode 10 The Mandalorian: Season 2, Episode 8 (Finale)
25th December Epic Walking with Dinosaurs