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What’s new on Disney+ in May 2022

The Disney+ streaming service is more than just the home of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Pixar vault, the Star Wars saga, Disney Channel sitcoms, and National Geographic (although that’s a lot on its own). It’s also the place where you’ll find plenty of new and classic Disney films and shows, original projects you can’t find anywhere else, and a long list of projects from the former 20th Century Fox studio and Fox television archives. The collection available to Disney+ subscribers just keeps getting bigger, too, with more series and movies added each month. Read on for the full list of all the new films and shows coming to Disney+ in April and May, with the most-anticipated new arrivals in bold.

And don’t forget about the Disney Bundle, which gets you Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ for just $14 a month. That’s like getting the three services for the price of two, which is a great deal by any account.

Our top pick for May

Obi-Wan Kenobi (2022)

Obi-Wan Kenobi
tv-14 1 Season
Genre Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action & Adventure
Cast Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Joel Edgerton
Created by Joby Harold
Set 10 years after the events of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, this live-action series brings Star Wars prequel veteran Ewan McGregor back as the titular Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi, who now finds himself living in exile while keeping a watchful eye over the young Luke Skywalker from afar. The series is set to bring back a long list of cast members from the prequel films and characters from the various animated series set during and around that same period in the sci-fi saga’s timeline.

Everything new on Disney+ in May

May 4

  • Life Below Zero, Season 18
  • Disney Gallery: The Book of Boba Fett
  • Moon Knight, Episode 6

May 11

  • Just Like Me, Season 1 & 2
  • Mira, Royal Detective, Season 2
  • Something Bit Me!, Season 1
  • The Chicken Squad, Season 1
  • The Wizard of Paws, Season 2

May 13

Sneakerella (2022)

Genre Comedy, Family
Stars Chosen Jacobs, Lexi Underwood, Kolton Stewart
Directed by Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum
The classic Cinderella story gets a modern twist in this film about an aspiring sneaker designer from Queens, New York, whose artistic gifts are kept hidden by his job as a stock boy and dismissed by his stepfather and cruel stepbrothers. All of that changes when he meets the daughter of a legendary sneaker tycoon, and he soon finds himself risking everything to pursue his dreams.
  • Sneakerella

May 18

  • Alice’s Wonderland Bakery, Season 1
  • I Cavalieri Di Castelcorvo (The Knights of Castelcorvo), Season 1
  • Secrets Of The Zoo, Season 5

May 20

  • Shook
  • Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers

May 27

  • Bad Boys
  • D. Wade: Life Unexpected
  • Hubble’s Cosmic Journey
  • Mission Pluto
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi, Parts I and II
  • We Feed People

If you missed our recap of everything arriving on Disney+ in April, you can find it below.

Everything new on Disney+ in April

April 1

Better Nate Than Ever (2022)

Better Nate Than Ever
Genre Family, Comedy
Stars Rueby Wood, Lisa Kudrow, Joshua Bassett
Directed by Tim Federle
A frustrated 13-year-old with Broadway dreams heads to New York City with his best friend in this musical coming-of-age feature that blends plenty of humor, heart, and singalong-worthy moments. Rueby Wood plays the titular Nate Foster, with Lisa Kudrow playing his estranged aunt, who moved to the Big Apple following her own theater aspirations years earlier.
  • Herbie: Fully Loaded
  • Better Nate Than Ever

April 6

  • Moon Knight, Episode 2
  • The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder, Episode 8

April 8

  • Chasing Mavericks

April 13

  • Scrat Tales, Season 1 premiere
  • Moon Knight, Episode 3
  • The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder, Episode 9

April 20

  • The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder, Season 1 finale
  • Moon Knight, Episode 4

April 22

Polar Bear (2022)

Polar Bear
Genre Documentary
Stars Catherine Keener
Directed by Alastair Fothergill, Jeff Wilson
This documentary narrated by Catherine Keener (Being John Malkovich, Get Out) follows a polar bear as she navigates  motherhood in an increasingly dangerous world. The fascinating film is helmed by the same directing team as the celebrated Penguins, promising plenty of thrills and a compelling, dramatic, and gorgeously cinematic adventure.
  • Polar Bear
  • Bear Witness
  • Explorer: The Last Tepui
  • The Biggest Little Farm: The Return

April 27

  • Sketchbook
  • Moon Knight, Episode 5

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