15 Favorite Disney Family Appearances on Hulu

By the D23 Team

Hulu is ringing in its 15th anniversary this year, and D23 is joining in the celebration! With so many awesome shows and movies to stream on Hulu, it’s only natural that we’d see some familiar faces from our favorite Disney films! Check out our list to see 15 stars from Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel in series now streaming on Hulu:

In a scene from The Great, Elle Fanning stands on the seashore, dressed in an elaborate gown covered in red flowers and staring off into the distance pensively.

The Great

Elle Fanning

  • Disney Connection: Aurora, Maleficent and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Hillary Duff in How I Met Your Father shrugs her shoulders with an incredulous expression, looking at someone offscreen.

How I Met Your Father

Hilary Duff

  • Disney Connection: Lizzie McGuire, Lizzie McGuire

Cobie Smulders

  • Disney Connection: Agent Maria Hill, The Marvel Cinematic Universe

Neil Patrick Harris

  • Disney Connection: As himself, The Muppets (2011); voice of Karre, Star Wars: Visions

In a scene from Nine Perfect Strangers, Luke Evans stands in a forest with his hands in his pockets, wearing wired headphones and looking over his shoulder.

Nine Perfect Strangers

Luke Evans

  • Disney Connection: Gaston, Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Melissa McCarthy

  • Disney Connection: Ursula, The Little Mermaid (2023)

In a scene from Only Murders in the Building, Disney Legend Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez all sit next to each other with serious expressions.

Only Murders in the Building

Disney Legend Steve Martin

  • Disney Connection: As himself, The Muppet Show; Insolent Waiter, The Muppet Movie; George Banks, The Father of the Bride; as himself, Fantasia 2000; as himself, Disneyland: The First 50 Magical Years

Martin Short

  • Disney Connection: Voice of B.E.N., Treasure Planet; Various voices in Frankenweenie; Jack Frost, The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

Selena Gomez

  • Disney Connection: Alex Russo, Wizards of Waverly Place

Meryl Streep

  • Disney Connection: The Witch, Into the Woods; Topsy, Mary Poppins Returns; as herself (narration), Disneynature’s Wings of Life

Paul Rudd

  • Disney Connection: Scott Lang/Ant-Man, The Marvel Cinematic Universe

Nathan Lane

  • Disney Connection: Timon, The Lion King (1994)

In a scene from Tiny Beautiful Things, Kathryn Hahn stares off camera with a shocked expression.

Tiny Beautiful Things

Kathryn Hahn

  • Disney Connection: Agatha Harkness, WandaVision and Agatha: Coven of Chaos

In a promotional still for UnPrisoned, Kerry Washington sits on top of the back of a row of blue chairs in a hallway.


Kerry Washington

  • Disney Connection: Natalie Certain in Cars 3; Alicia Masters in Marvel’s Fantastic 4

Carlos Valdez and Mae Whitman lean against a rock wall together in an image from the series Up Here.

Up Here

Mae Whitman

  • Disney Connection: Tinker Bell, the Disney Fairies films; Amity, The Owl House