What does Disney + have in store for you in 2022? Lily James and Sebastian Stan as Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee, the great comeback of Jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi, the arrival of Oscar Isaac in the MCU, the first French original series… Ask for the program!
Less than two years after its launch in France, Disney + has become an essential streaming platform. In 2021, she held viewers in suspense with Loki and WandaVision, shocked them with Dopesick, made them travel the galaxy with The Bad Batch, vibrate with The Beatles: Get Back, investigate with Only Murders in the Building …
This year, Disney + has not finished surprising you, however, and is already presenting an equally enticing and colorful program. 2022 is just beginning and this is the perfect opportunity to take a look at the films, series and documentaries expected in the coming months on the platform.
DISNEY + RECRUITS WORSHIP HEROES
It is a particularly awaited return: Obi-Wan Kenobi, the famous mentor of Anakin Skywalker, will be this year the hero of a new original Star Wars series, whose action will take place after the events of Star Wars, episode III : Revenge of the Sith. The Jedi master will always be played by Ewan McGregor and Anakin Skywalker / Darth Vader by… Hayden Christensen. Great news for fans eager to discover Obi-Wan Kenobi!
Actor Oscar Isaac is set to join the MCU soon as Marc Spector, aka Moon Knight, a vigilante who suffers from dissociative identity disorder. Still very mysterious, this new original series from Marvel Studios promises to be particularly dark.
The super-heroines She-Hulk and Ms. Marvel, played by Tatiana Maslany and Iman Vellani respectively, will also make their debut on Disney + in 2022. The Marvel family is not yet finished growing!
FICTIONS INSPIRED BY REAL FACTS
Pam & Tommy
You will not believe your eyes: Sebastian Stan and Lily James lend their features to the star couple of the 90s formed by Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson, and the result is stunning! The Pam & Tommy series looks back on their tumultuous romantic relationship, in particular the scandal of their sextape leaked to the general public. Discover the first three episodes from February 2 on Disney +, before a weekly broadcast.
Based on the ABC News podcast of the same name, The Dropout traces the dramatic rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes and her company Theranos, whose trial just ended on conviction. Played by Amanda Seyfried, the youngest billionaire in the world lost everything overnight. The eight-part series also features Naveen Andrews, William H. Macy and Laurie Metcalf.
Discover the history of the legendary group the Sex Pistols in the Pistol series, inspired by the autobiography of legendary guitarist Steve Jones.
In a completely different genre, Allen Hughes highlights the journeys of activist Afeni Shakur and her son, hip hop icon, Tupac Shakur in the documentary series Dear Mama.
PRODUCTIONS MADE IN FRANCE
The first original French series from the Disney + platform is coming soon. From February 23, you are invited to meet a funny and irresistible “super recomposed” tribe in Week-end Family: Fred (Eric Judor), his three daughters, his three exes and his new partner!
35 years later, Oussekine looks back on the tragic events of December 5, 1986 which led to the death of student Malik Oussekine (Sayyid El Alami), killed by three policemen. The series also highlights the consequences of this drama on the family of the deceased and his fight to obtain justice in France in the 80s.
Suspense and mystery will be present in the fantastic series Parallèles, carried by young actors Thomas Chomel, Omar Mebrouk, Jules Houplain and Jade Pedri.
The extraordinary journey and destiny of the artist Soprano will be in the spotlight in the documentary series Soprano, à la vie, à la mort.
ANIMATED FILMS AND SERIES
Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers
The unforgettable Tic et Tac, famous “risk rangers”, return to our screens thirty years after the cult series of the 80s which was devoted to them. Scheduled for spring 2022 on Disney +, the feature film Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers combines live shots and computer graphics. With the voices of John Mulaney and Andy Samberg.
- Zootopia +: a series of new short films that take place in the famous metropolis of the animated film Zootopia;
- Baymax! : a series from Walt Disney animation studios dedicated to the adorable robot nurse introduced in the film The New Heroes;
- Cars on the road: Lightning McQueen and Martin embark on a crazy road trip across the United States in this new animated series;
- Cool Attitude – Even Cooler: A remake of the Disney Channel series from the 2000s, expected in February on the platform.
LITERATURE AS A SOURCE OF INSPIRATION
Cheaper by the Dozen
The famous children’s novel A dime a dozen, already adapted for the screen in 1950 and 2003, has a facelift in a film expected in March on Disney +. Gabrielle Union and Zach Braff will play the overwhelmed parents of this family of 12 children in the comedy Cheaper by the Dozen (French title to come).
CHARACTERS WELL KNOWN TO FANS
Almost 15 years after the success of the musical Once Upon a Time, Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden and Idina Menzel will be back in the sequel Disenchanted (upcoming French title), directed by Adam Shankman. With new songs from Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz!
GREAT CLASSICS REVISITED
Robert Zemeckis brings Tom Hanks, Cynthia Erivo and Luke Evans together onscreen in this new live-action and visual effects adaptation of the famous tale. The Pinocchio movie is expected in the fall of 2022.
- Sneakerella: The story of Cinderella in a new light in a musical set in the small world of New York streetwear. With young talents Chosen Jacobs and Lexi Underwood.
- Rosaline: a modern adaptation of the story of Romeo and Juliet, from the point of view of Rosaline (played by Kaitlyn Dever), Juliet’s cousin and… Romeo’s ex!
Find all these novelties in 2022 on Disney +!