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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

By Zach Johnson

August is ending on a high note, Disney fans! The final week of fun begins Monday when FXM broadcasts Love, Simon. Then, on Wednesday, ABC will air the season finale of United We Fall. To cap it off on Friday, Disney+ will travel to outer space (twice!) with the addition of Fantastic Four (2005) and the premiere of the original film Phineas and Ferb…

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With PRIDE: The Props of Love, Simon

By Jennifer Vanoni, Walt Disney Archives

Love, Simon is a charming adaptation, notable as the first film by a major Hollywood studio to focus on a gay teenage romance. The film features a diverse cast and fun, everyday film props.

Nerdy side-note: Alexandra Shipp plays Abby, one of Simon’s best friends in the film and also stars as Storm in more than one X-Men…

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