Here’s what’s happening to Disney + UK and Ireland in May 2020


Disney + has revealed which movies, documentaries and TV shows are arriving on the streaming platform for May 2020.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will arrive on Monday May 4 with animated series Star Wars Resistance, while the eighth and final episode in the Star Wars spin-off series The Mandalorian lands tomorrow (May 1). Also arriving tomorrow is the conclusion of Star Wars: The Clone Wars and new documentary series, Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian.

The Mandalorian episode 1
Pedro Pascal in “The Mandalorian”. Credit: Lucasfilm

Beyond the science fiction opera franchise, Disney + UK has also confirmed new episodes for the likes of High School Musical: The Musical – The Series as well as Kristen Bell’s high school reunion series Bis!

Elsewhere, viewers will be able to watch short films from Walt Disney Animation Studios in Short circuit, as well as a new documentary Propeller culture, an exclusive glimpse of some iconic Disney movie props.

It’s the life of a dog arrives May 15, which shows Goofy and Pluto voice actor Bill Farmer meeting some of his favorite real dogs who play in the television and movie industries.

Later, May 22, humorous game show The Big Fib (with CommunityYvette Nicole Brown and The flight of the conchords‘Rhys Darby) will be premiered; a program that challenges children to spot who is telling the truth and who is lying.

Disney + was launched in the United Kingdom and Ireland on March 24 after its initial launch in the United States in November 2019. The streaming platform offers exclusivity on Disney, Pixar and Marvel content, which includes all content from the Star Wars universe and the 20th Century Fox movies.

Visit here to see the full list of TV shows and movies available on Disney + in the UK and Ireland.


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