New on Disney+: May’s Best Series and Movies


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Of course Disney+ contains all the well-known classics from the world-famous film studio. In addition, this popular streaming platform adds a fresh load of films, series and documentaries to its ever-expanding catalog every month. A subscription costs 8.99 euros per month. Which titles will be online in May? This is new on Disney+.

Obi-Wan Kenobi

Of Obi-Wan Kenobi a brand new Star Wars series will be released exclusively on Disney+. Just be patient, because the release is only scheduled for May 27. In addition, the episodes will appear on the streaming platform in phases. The series will start with two episodes.

Few details about the storyline are yet known. A producer did let go that the first episode starts with a traumatic event for Obi-Wan (played by Ewan McGregor).

The main character doesn’t have it easy anyway, because Jedi fighters try to find out his secret whereabouts. Darth Vader will also return in the series. The Canadian Hayden Christensen plays this role.

The Quest

Attention Lord of the Rings fans! The same makers are responsible for the production of The Quest† In this brand new fantasy series, eight teenagers find themselves in an abandoned castle within the Evereals Kingdom. They compete with each other in a way that is quite reminiscent of real life television. In short, expect the necessary assignments and puzzles where the teenagers will be faced with all kinds of unexpected challenges.

What is special is that fantasy and reality are intertwined here. The goal is to save the ancient kingdom by defeating a violent sorceress. Enjoy a world full of castles, special creatures and dangerous opponents. The eight episodes will be online on May 11. The Quest is based on a 2014 series of the same name.

We Feed People

Interesting National Geographic documentaries regularly appear on Disney+, such as We Feed People (may 27th). A camera crew follows the passionate former chef José Andrés. He has been the founder of the non-profit humanitarian organization World Central Kitchen for 12 years. This organization provides food to population groups after a natural disaster and within conflict zones. For example, World Central Kitchen is currently active in Ukraine.

According to José, big problems often have a simple solution. According to this striking personality, nobody needs to go hungry. We Feed People follows José Andrés around the world on his mission to serve as many meals as possible together with local chefs.

Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers

Chip and Dale in the big bad human world. So late the upcoming movie Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers best describe themselves. Thirty years after the end of the popular cartoon series, the animals end up in the metropolis of Los Angeles. Logically, Chip and Dale have to get used to modern life. That leads to all kinds of hilarious adventures.

In addition to Chip and Dale, all kinds of other Disney characters pass by in this humorous film, such as Scrooge McDuck, the three little pigs and Roger Rabbit. Furthermore, the film features several well-known crooks from the past. Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers premieres May 20.

Life Below Zero

The full real life series will appear on May 4th Life Below Zero on Disney+. The episodes zoom in on life in the coldest part of Alaska. With temperatures of up to sixty degrees below zero, that is almost impossible to do.

There is not much human support, because the rugged environment is mainly home to bears, wolves and foxes. How do people get food and drink in the freezing cold? Self-hunting seems to be the only option. Life Below Zero follows several local people.

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