Every new movie and show coming to Disney Plus in May 2024

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In the realm of Disney+ this May, fans are in for a treat as several beloved shows and timeless films join the streaming platform, promising entertainment for everyone. As we bid farewell to the thrilling first season of X-Men ’97 and the action-packed journey of Star Wars: The Bad Batch Season 3, the platform welcomes iconic classics like Ben Affleck’s Daredevil and the whimsical charm of Fantastic Mr. Fox.

But the excitement doesn’t stop there. Documentaries take center stage as Disney+ delves into the captivating histories of two influential entities: The Beach Boys and Jim Henson. Explore the musical legacy of The Beach Boys, tracing their journey from humble beginnings to international stardom, or delve into the imaginative world of Jim Henson, the creative genius behind beloved characters like Kermit the Frog and Big Bird.

 

Here’s a list of every new movie and show coming to Disney + in May 2024

 

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Wednesday, May 1:

‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Season 3

Episode 15 “The Cavalry Has Arrived”

The epic finale for the beloved Star Wars animated series hits the streamer.

  • ‘Life Below Zero: First Alaskans’ (Season 3, 20 episodes)
  • ‘Daredevil’ (2003)
  • ‘X-Men ’97’ Season 1, Episode 8

Friday, May 3:

‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ (2009)

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Animation
Adventure
Comedy
Family

Saturday, May 4:

Star Wars: Tales of the Empire (All Episodes Streaming)

Credits – Numerama

“Star Wars: Tales of the Empire” offers a captivating narrative, spanning six episodes, that delves deep into the heart of the formidable Galactic Empire. Through the perspectives of two warriors embarking on separate journeys, viewers are taken on a thrilling ride through various eras within the Star Wars universe.

One protagonist, young Morgan Elsbeth, finds herself stripped of everything she holds dear, propelling her onto a path fueled by vengeance amidst the ever-expanding Imperial dominion. As she navigates the treacherous landscapes of the Empire, her choices become pivotal in shaping her ultimate destiny.

Meanwhile, former Jedi Barriss Offee grapples with the challenges of survival in a galaxy undergoing rapid transformation. Forced to adapt to the changing tides, she confronts her own demons and struggles to find her place in a galaxy torn by conflict.

As these two characters traverse their respective paths, their decisions reverberate across the galaxy, leaving a profound impact on their fates and the fate of those around them. “Star Wars: Tales of the Empire” is not just a tale of action and adventure but a poignant exploration of identity, morality, and the enduring power of choice in shaping the course of destiny within the vast expanse of the Star Wars universe.

 

Sunday, May 5:

‘Monsters at Work’ Season 2 (All Episodes Streaming)

Credits – Show Snob

In the highly anticipated Season 2 of “Monsters at Work,” audiences are invited to witness a pivotal chapter in the life of Tylor Tuskmon, the aspiring Jokester whose dreams of making monsters laugh come face-to-face with unforeseen challenges. Central to this season is Tylor’s evolving friendship with Val, as they navigate the tumultuous terrain of Monstropolis.

As new opportunities emerge at the rival energy corporation, FearCo, Tylor finds himself at a crossroads, torn between loyalty to his colleagues at Monsters Inc. and the allure of advancement elsewhere. The sudden arrival of these enticing prospects sparks doubt among Tylor’s peers, who question where his true allegiances lie.

Caught in the midst of this dilemma, Tylor’s partnership with Val on the Laugh Floor is put to the ultimate test. As tensions rise and loyalties are questioned, Tylor is forced to confront difficult truths about himself and his aspirations. In the face of uncertainty, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery, grappling with the age-old question of where he truly belongs in the vibrant tapestry of Monstropolis.

With themes of friendship, loyalty, and self-discovery at its core, Season 2 of “Monsters at Work” promises to captivate audiences with its blend of humor, heart, and relatable storytelling. As Tylor navigates the twists and turns of his journey, viewers are invited to join him on a quest to find his place in a world where laughter reigns supreme.

 

Tuesday, May 7:

  • ‘Billy & Molly: An Otter Love Story’

 

Wednesday, May 8:

‘Let It Be’

Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg’s groundbreaking 1970 film, “Let It Be,” is set to make its long-awaited debut on Disney+, marking the first time in over 50 years that audiences will have the opportunity to experience this iconic piece of Beatles history. Originally released in May 1970 during the tumultuous period of The Beatles’ breakup, the film provides an intimate and unprecedented glimpse into the final days of the legendary band.

“Let It Be” captures the essence of The Beatles as they navigate the complexities of creative collaboration and interpersonal dynamics against the backdrop of a changing musical landscape. From candid rehearsal sessions to poignant rooftop performances, the film offers a raw and unfiltered portrayal of the band’s journey, showcasing both their musical brilliance and the challenges they faced as individuals and as a group.

As the world commemorates the enduring legacy of The Beatles, “Let It Be” assumes its rightful place in the band’s storied history, serving as a testament to their unparalleled influence on music and culture. With its long-awaited release on Disney+, audiences old and new can now witness the magic of The Beatles as they come together one last time, leaving an indelible mark on the world of music for generations to come.

  • ‘Me & Winnie the Pooh’ (Season 1, seven episodes)

  • Playdate with Winnie the Pooh (Season 1 Batch 2, four episodes)

  • ‘X-Men ’97’ Season 1, Episode 9 (“Tolerance is Extinction – Pt 2”)

 

Friday, May 10

‘Doctor Who’ Season 14 (Premiere)

Credits – GamesRadar+

Wednesday, May 15

‘X-Men ’97’ Season 1 Finale

Episode 10: “Tolerance is Extinction – Pt 3”

As the first season of X-Men ’97 draws to a close, anticipation mounts for what promises to be an epic season finale brimming with twists, turns, and revelations. With each episode building towards this climactic moment, fans can expect a culmination of storylines that will leave them on the edge of their seats and eager for more.

While the specifics of the season finale remain shrouded in mystery, one thing is certain: it will pave the way for an exhilarating second season. As the final pieces of the puzzle fall into place, viewers can anticipate a tantalizing glimpse of what lies ahead for their favorite mutants.

Despite the uncertainty surrounding the future of the show, one thing is certain: X-Men ’97 has already been greenlit for more adventures. This news offers reassurance to fans that the journey is far from over and that the world of the X-Men will continue to unfold in exciting and unexpected ways.

As we eagerly await the arrival of Season 2, there’s no doubt that the wait will be well worth it. With its rich storytelling, dynamic characters, and thrilling action, X-Men ’97 has captured the hearts of audiences old and new, ensuring that the legacy of the X-Men will endure for years to come. So, buckle up and brace yourselves for an electrifying conclusion to Season 1 and the promise of even greater adventures to come in Season 2.

  • ‘Big City Greens’ (Season 4, four episodes)

  • ‘Dino Ranch’ (Season 3, five episodes)

 

Friday, May 17:

  • Doctor Who – Episode “Boom”

 

Wednesday, May 22

Marvel Studios’ Assembled: The Making of X-Men ’97

In the early 1990s, few beyond those who journeyed into the pages of Marvel Comics had ever heard of “Rogue,” “Beast,” “Gambit,” or even “Wolverine.” But that sad state of affairs changed forever when X-Men: The Animated Series debuted on television and touched millions hungry for something different. The series was unlike any cartoon that had come before it, exploring themes of prejudice and social justice. The characters were super, but they were also outsiders, underdogs. Kids everywhere could relate – as well as adults. “Assembled” recalls the birth of X-Men: The Animated Series and its revival thirty years later as X-Men ’97. Spend time with the original cast members, along with new voices, as they reveal the stories behind the classic show and its uncompromising continuation.

  • Mickey Mouse Funhouse (Season 3, five episodes)

  • Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life Season 2

 

Friday, May 24:

‘The Beach Boys’

Credits – TV Central

Prepare to embark on a journey through the captivating legacy of the legendary band that reshaped the landscape of pop music forever. This documentary is a heartfelt tribute to The Beach Boys, whose iconic harmonies and timeless melodies came to embody the essence of the California dream, captivating audiences across generations.

From humble beginnings to global superstardom, the film traces the remarkable trajectory of The Beach Boys, offering an intimate glimpse into their personal and professional lives. Featuring never-before-seen footage and exclusive interviews with band members and prominent figures in the music industry, this documentary paints a vivid portrait of the group’s enduring influence and enduring appeal.

As the story unfolds, viewers are transported back in time to witness the magic of The Beach Boys as they revolutionized the music scene with their groundbreaking sound. From the sun-soaked shores of California to the stages of sold-out arenas, the band’s journey is a testament to the power of music to transcend boundaries and touch the hearts of millions.

With its blend of nostalgia, insight, and reverence, this documentary is a fitting tribute to The Beach Boys’ extraordinary legacy, ensuring that their timeless music will continue to inspire and delight audiences for generations to come. So, sit back, relax, and prepare to be swept away by the unforgettable sounds of The Beach Boys as their story unfolds before your eyes.

  • Doctor Who – Episode “73 Yards”

 

Tuesday, May 28:

  • Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted (S4, six episodes)

Credits – Disney+

 

 

Friday, May 31:

‘Jim Henson: Idea Man’

Jim Henson: Idea Man takes us into the mind of this singular creative visionary, from his early years of puppeteering on local television to the worldwide success of Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, and beyond. Featuring unprecedented access to Jim’s personal archives, filmmaker Ron Howard brings us a fascinating and insightful look at a complex man whose boundless imagination inspired the world.

  • Doctor Who – Episode: “Dot and Bubble”