Five Awesome Shows Coming Your Way This Week On Disney and Affiliates
I’ve been writing these weekend TV round-ups for a while now and let me just say that there are good weeks for Disney TV and then there are GOOD weeks. We kick off March with the latter. We’ve got beloved films debuting on Hulu, a Season Finale the whole country is talking about and Disney’s latest animated film!
Let’s take a week at five gems coming your way in the week ahead!
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs—Monday, March 1, on Hulu
The third installment in the much-loved Ice Age franchise has made its Hulu debut today! Dawn of Dinosaurs follows Manny (Ray Romano), Diego (Denis Leary) and the rest of the pre-historic gang as they enter a mysterious underground world to rescue the unlucky Sid (John Leguizamo), who’s just stolen some dinosaur eggs. An adventure ensues as the troupe encounters a wide array of creatures from hungry carnivores to Buck the weasel (Simon Pegg.) Other talent in this all-star cast includes, Bill Hader, Joey King, Queen Latifah, Jane Lynch, Josh Peck, Sean William Scott, and Kristen Wiig.
Pretty Woman—Monday, March 1, on Hulu
This iconic Gary Marshall film follows a corporate mogul Edward Lewis (Richard Gere) who finds himself in Los Angeles and in need of a date for some business get-togethers. After bumping into Vivian Ward (Julia Roberts) Edward offers her the job (for a week) of being his date! Promising to pay her $3000 he introduces Vivian to a world of power and privilege and quickly beings to see her charm and charisma. Over time this arrangement just might turn into a genuine romance.
Soul of a Nation—Tuesday, March 2, at 10 p.m. ET on ABC
Tomorrow marks the season premiere of this newsmagazine hosted by Sterling K. Brown which looks at the current racial reckoning happening in the United States. The program tackles an array of issues for policing to reparations. The show also places an emphasis on the arts and entertainment. This groundbreaking hour is let by Sterling K. Brown, Adrienne Bankert, Sunny Hostin, Byron Pitts, and Pierre Thomas. During the hour you’ll see interviews from Danny Glover, John Legend and US Capitol Police Harry done who was on duty during the siege on the Capitol.
Raya and the Last Dragon—Friday, March 5, on Disney+ Premier Access
It’s the moment Disney animation fans have been waiting for. Meet Raya (voice of Kelly Marie Tran), a lone warrior whose mission is to track down the legendary last dragon in a bid to save the fantasy world of Kumandra and unite its lands. In ages past, humans and dragons lived side by side in harmony in Kumandra but when evil threatened the land, dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. 500 years later and the same evil is back. However, this time its up to Raya to find the last dragon Sisu (Awkwafina) in order to mend the fractured land and divided people. The film’s voice cast also includes Ross Butler, Gemma Chan, Patti Harrison, Daniel Dae Kim, Sandra Oh, Lucille Soong, Thalia Tran, Alan Tudyk, Izaac Wang, and Benedict Wong.
WandaVision—Friday, March 5, on Disney+
SPOILER WARNING: The entire series has been leading up to this important moment., Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) confronts a lifetime of grief… and the revelation that she’s the Scarlet Witch! With many of the questions answered in last weeks episode, it is time to figure out exactly what Wanda is up agains. Will Darcy Lewis (Kat Dennings), Jimmy Woo (Randall Park), and Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris) help her?
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