What's new on Disney+: May 2024, movies, series

What's new on Disney+: May 2024, movies, series

In May, a new season of "Doctor Who" adventures arrives on Disney Plus, and Star Wars fans will be able to enjoy "Tales of the Empire". The streaming platform will also release an excellent selection of documentaries about the pop icons and the creator of the legendary TV shows "The Muppets" and "Sesame Street."

Disney+ Plus boasts an extensive library classic and original movies and series from Disney, Pixar, National Geographic, The Simpsons, and Star Wars. You have come to the right place to find out what's being added to Disney+ during May 2024.

May 1

  • Life Below Zero: First Alaskans (Season 3)

  • Marvel's Daredevil

  • Star Wars: The Bad Batch (Season 3, episode 315)

May 3

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

May 4

  • How Not to Draw Shorts (Special R2D2 Episode, Season 22, 4 Episodes)

  • Star Wars: Tales of the Empire

Originally announced as the second season of "Tales of the Jedi", a sequel to the series would eventually be released under the title "Tales of the Empire". Apparently inspired by the 1997 collection of short stories of the same name from the same Universe, the creator of the series, Dave Filoni, centers the plot on the travels of Morgan Elsbeth and Barriss Offee. Laser sword battles, spaceship flights, revenge motives - you will find all these ingredients of the genre in this six-episode animated series from the LucasFilm forge.

Country: United States.

Creator: Dave Filoni.

Number of episodes: 6.

Voice cast: Diana Lee Inosanto (Morgan Elsbeth), Meredith Salenger (Barriss Offee), Rya Kihlstedt (Lyn aka Fourth Sister), Wing T. Chao (Wing), Lars Mikkelsen (Thrawn), Jason Isaacs (Grand Inquisitor) and Matthew Wood (General Grievous).

May 5

  • Monsters at Work (Season 2)

The second season adds 10 episodes to the events taking place with Monsters University graduates. Minor spoiler: We learn what events led to Tylor being forced to quit his job at Monsters, Inc., while Val is labeled an official jokester.

May 7

  • Billy & Molly: An Otter Love Story

May 8

  • Me & Winnie the Pooh (S1, 7 episodes)

  • Playdate with Winnie the Pooh

  • Let It Be

The premiere of this documentary is an unusual occasion: Michael Lindsay-Hogg filmed "Let It Be" still during the band's existence, in 1970. 50 years later, after restoration made by Peter Jackson's team, we can see this chronicle, which has not been widely released since the early 80s. The film follows the Fab Four's rehearsals and studio recording sessions in January 1969 for their twelfth and final studio album. You will also see unique fragments of the group's secret rooftop concert.

Country: United Kingdom.

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg.

Cast: documentary.

May 10

Doctor Who (Season 14)

The fourteenth since its 2005 revival and the fortieth in the history of this legendary British series, "Doctor Who" is again produced and directed by Russell T. Davies. In the BBC show, Ncuti Gatwa plays the Doctor, who again travels through time in a funny spaceship that looks like a British police box, accompanied by his companion, orphan Ruby Sunday. Fasten your seat belts and get ready to laugh! On May 10, the streaming platform will release three episodes, "The Church on Ruby Road," "Space Babies" and "Devil's Chord", and subsequent episodes will be released throughout May.

Creator: Russell T. Davies

Country: United Kingdom.

Cast: Ncuti Gatwa, Millie Gibson

Number of episodes: 8.

May 15

  • Big City Greens (Season 4)

  • Dino Ranch (Season 3)

May 22

  • Mickey Mouse Funhouse (Season 3)

  • Chip 'n' Dale: Park Life (Season 2)

The new version of the adventures of classic heroes, chipmunks Chip and Dale, moves into a second season, where they will be joined by Donald Duck, Pluto, Butch and other famous Disney characters.

Country: United States.

Voice cast: Matthew Géczy, Kaycie Chase, Bill Farmer, Sylvain Caruso, Cindy Lee Delong, David Gasman.

  • Marvel Studios' Assembled: The Making of X-Men '97

"Marvel Studios Assembly: The Making of the X-Men '97" is another installment in "Assembly," a behind-the-scenes documentary series exploring the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Like other parts of the project, "The Making of X-Men '97" talks about the filming, creators and actors of the original film and its sequels.

Country: United States.

Creators: Kevin Feige, Brad Winderbaum, Louis D'Esposito, Victoria Alonso.

Duration: 58 min.

May 24

  • The Beach Boys

May on the Max channel turned out to be dedicated to cult musicians, and from May 24 on the platform you can watch a documentary film with the history of the legendary "Beach Boys". "The Beach Boys: The Ultimate Look at America's Gang" features never-before-seen footage and all-new interviews with band members and other celebrities.

Country: United States.

Director: Ron Howard.

May 28

  • Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted (Season 4)

May 31

  • Jim Henson Idea Man

"Jim Henson "Idea Man" is a new documentary dedicated to the life of Jim Henson, the creator of the legendary TV shows "The Muppets", "Sesame Street" and "The Dark Crystal". The film includes footage of Jim's personal archives and tells about the Henson's professional career and his romantic relationship with his wife Jane Henson.

Country: United States.

Director: Ron Howard.

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