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Star Wars: The Bad Batch Coming to Disney+ in 2021

By Zach Johnson

We’ve got a good feeling about this! Today Disney+ ordered its next animated series from Lucasfilm, Star Wars: The Bad Batch. Fresh off of the critically acclaimed series finale of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the original series will debut on the streaming service in 2021.

The series follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch…

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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

By Zach Johnson

Whether you’re a country music fan or a comic book lover, this is your week! ABC is bringing us a can’t-miss concert special, CMA Best of Fest, as well as the series premiere of the family sitcom United We Fall. Later in the week, Freeform will say farewell to yet another gripping season of The Bold Type. To cap things off, Disney+ will release…

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First Look at Disney+’s The One and Only Ivan—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

The One and Only Ivan: Coming to Disney+ Next Month

Mark those calendars—there’s another sure-to-be-delightful, brand-new film coming to Disney+ in just a few weeks’ time! Based on the award-winning book by Katherine Applegate, The One and Only Ivan is an unforgettable tale about the beauty of friendship, the power of visualization,…

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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

This Friday, venture into the unknown as the latest episode of the Disney+ documentary series One Day at Disney profiles Frozen 2’s director of story. The next day, Disney Channel will bring us the season premiere of Amphibia followed by a new episode of The Owl House that’s a real hoot! Afterward, tune in to Nat Geo WILD for a new season of The…

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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

By Zach Johnson

There’s no shortage of exciting things to watch this week—and coincidentally, our five favorites all air Friday! Tune in to Disney Channel for back-to-back broadcasts of Disney Channel Summer Sing-Along and Radio Disney Presents ARDYs Summer Playlist. On Disney+, Solo: A Star Wars Story and X-Men: Days of Future Past join the streaming…

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Brand-New Look at Disney and Pixar’s Soul—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

New Soul Sneak Peek Debuts During Essence Festival of Culture
“What is it that makes you, you?” During last weekend’s first installment of the amazing virtual 2020 Essence Festival of Culture, the folks behind Disney and Pixar’s Soul presented an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming film! Director Pete Docter, co-director and…

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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

After coming down from your Hamilton high, stick around for two other fan-favorite films on Disney+ this weekend! The Mighty Ducks and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules will both make their debut on the streaming service Friday, arriving just as a new episode of the Disney+ Original Series Pixar in Real Life takes inspiration from the…

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The Musical Theater Fan’s Guide to Disney+

By the D23 Team

“Curtain up! Light the lights!” Longtime readers of D23 may have caught on that we’re big fans of musical theater ’round these parts. (Especially the incredible shows created by our pals over at Disney Theatrical Group.) With Disney+ now delighting viewers around the world—and with the Broadway mega-hit Hamilton premiering on Friday, July…

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Hamilton Comes to Disney+ This Weekend—Here’s Everything You Need to Know

By Beth Deitchman

“This is the best-rehearsed movie in the history of movies, as each performer has performed their role hundreds of times. No one has had this seat in the house… it is better than the best seat in the house,” says Lin-Manuel Miranda of the filmed version of Hamilton launching this Friday, July 3, on Disney+.

Unlike any musical that came…

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7 Times Lin-Manuel Miranda Joined the Worlds of Disney

By the D23 Team

Can you feel it? The air is astoundingly abundant with anticipation… for in just a few days’ time, one of Broadway’s biggest-ever hits is coming to Disney+! Yes, the sure-to-be-stunning filmed version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony® Award-winning Hamilton is debuting on the streaming service on Friday, July 3. (Are we already planning some…

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