The ongoing pandemic has drained all of our spirits. But don’t worry as you are about to get an opportunity to rejuvenate your soul again by tuning to what’s new on Disney plus online streaming platform. With some latest Disney+ Original T.V. Shows and Movies, and with old classics, Disney+ is sprinkling magic all over August 2020.
Disney+ has earned immense popularity among the audiences ever since its launch. Since its release, this streaming platform has come up with some of the most amazing TV shows, movies, and documentaries. From cult classics to movies and T.V. shows from Marvel Universe and National Geographic, Disney+ is a complete package.
This month, Disney+ is coming up with lots of new content. From “Muppets Now” which is a T.V show based on the iconic Muppets, to Disney+ original film premiere of the “Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace against the Universe”, based on the animated T.V. series ‘Phineas and Ferb’, Disney+ is all jam-packed with amazing content this August.
So have a look at all that is New on Disney plus, this August 2020.
Highlights of the Month
1. Muppets Now
The Muppets Studio has come up with a surprise for its audiences. Audience favourite ‘The Muppets’ is officially coming back to television. Teaming up with Disney+, the Muppets Studio has created an all-new unscripted show ‘Muppets Now”. This 6 episode season is the ultimate highlight of this month. Packed with hilarious elements like ‘Lifesty(le) with Miss Piggy’, ‘Muppet Masters’, and others, it’ll be as silly and fun as the original and iconic Muppets. Join the mayhem as Scooter rushes again between different fun segments to upload the series before the deadline.
Director: Kirk Thatcher
Cast: Bill Barretta, Dave Goelz, Eric Jacobson
IMDb Rating: 6.1
RT Score: N/A
Genre: Puppetry/ Improvisational comedy
2. Weird But True – A Disney+ Original series
National Geographic’s latest season of ‘Weird but True’ is finally on Disney+. This Emmy award-winning entertaining series is going to be hosted by the enigmatic Charlie Engelmen and Carly Ciarrocchi. These Children’s entertainers and educators are ready to go on adventuresome journeys this month on what’s New on Disney plus. From hiking across volcanoes to hunting for dinosaur remains, they will unveil some very intriguing facts about the world and inspire children. The new 13- episode season is packed with surprising guest appearances and fascinating adventures.
Executive Producer: Tracy Rudolph Jackson, Steve Rotfield
Cast: Carly Ciarrocchi, Charlie Engelman
IMDb Rating: 7.9
Disney+ is premiering the original documentary film “Howard” based on the legendary Howard Ashman’s life. Howard Ashman is the ultimate hero of Disney World, who is credited for making the ‘Disney Renaissance’. He is famous for bringing “Little Shop of Horrors” to the magical world of Disney and serving as the Academy Award-winning lyricist and producer of some of the classic animated films like Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Little Mermaid.
Now his fellow producer, Don Hahn has come up with this documentary as a tribute to the legend, giving the audience a glimpse into the life and legacy of this musical hero.
Filled with nostalgia, his anecdotes, and interviews, the film will explore the untold story of Howard’s childhood in Baltimore, his journey to being an essential part of Disney World, and his tragic death due to AIDS in 1991.
Director: Don Hahn
Cast: Howard Ashman, Roger Allers
IMDb Rating: 8/10
RT Score: 92%
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4. Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace against the Universe (Streaming August 28)
Another highlight of this month, Disney+ is streaming this adventure comedy animated film. After being abducted by aliens, Candace finds herself finally ‘free’ from her little step-brothers. This hilarious film will take you along with the Phineas and Ferb’s voyage far across the galaxy as they try to rescue their elder sister. The famed duo of brothers is here to lift your spirits amid the pandemic. This New on Disney plus is a must-watch.
Director: Dan Povenmire
Cast: Vincent Martella, Ashley Tisdale
IMDb Rating: N/A
Genre: Animated adventure comedy
5. India’s Wild Leopards
National Geographic’s Wildlife Cameraman Sandesh Kadur is on a mission to capture the majestic Big Cats of India. Called as the ‘Land of Tigers’, India is home to rare Snow Leopards that prowl the enchanting Himalayas. Get ready to venture with Sandesh Kumar as he travels to the Himalayas into the realms of The Snow Leopards and later to North-East in search of the smallest of the Big Cats that rule the jungles of North-East.
Presenter: Sandesh Kadur
IMDb Rating: N/A
Genre: Wildlife Documentary
Here’s a full list of what’s New on Disney plus this August 2020 so that you don’t miss out on anything!
# Streaming August 7
- Disney Family Sundays: Finale
- Hidden Kingdoms of China
- Howard: A Disney+ Original Premiere
- Muppets Now: Episode 2
- One day At Disney: Episode 136
- Pixar in Real Life: Episode 110
- Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
- Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge: Adventure Awaits
- The Peanuts Movie
- UFO Europe: The Untold Stories (Season 1)
- X- Men
# Streaming August 14
- Alaska Animal Rescue (Season 1)
- Ant-Man and the Wasp
- India’s Wild Leopards
- Jungle Animal Rescue (Season 1)
- Magic Camp: A Disney+ Original (Movie Premiere)
- Muppets Now: Episode 103
- Nature Boom Time (Season 1)
- One Day at Disney: Episode 137
- Sam’s Zookeeper Challenge (Season 1)
- Scuba Sam’s World (Season 1)
- Spaced Out (Season 1)
- The Greatest Showman
- The One and Only Ivan: Premiere
- T.O.T.S. (Season 1)
- T.O.T.S. Calling all T.O.T.S. (Season 1)
- Weird But True! –Premiere Episode 301-Dinosaurs (A Disney+ Original)
- Wild Cats of India (Season 1)
- Zombies 2
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# Streaming August 21
- Back to the Titanic
- Beauty and the Beast
- Mars: One Day on the Red Planet
- Muppets Now (Episode 104)
- One Day at Disney: Episode 138
- Weird but True! : Episode 302
# Streaming August 28
- Alice Through the Looking Glass
- Fantastic Four
- Muppets Now: Episode 105
- One Day at Disney: Episode 139
- Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe (Premiere)
- Weird but True: Episode 303