2020 has turned out to be a pretty big year for Disney Plus, what with many major releases going up on streaming instead of dropping in theaters. However, the pandemic’s also held a lot back until 2021, too, which means that next year is going to be an even bigger one for the Mouse House’s platform. And things will kick off right out of the gate, as January is a major month when it comes to new additions.
New Year’s Day delivers a bunch of movies and National Geographic documentaries for subscribers to enjoy. Suffice it to say, if you love sharks, it’s going to be a good January 1st for you. For everyone else, a trio of films inherited from Fox are added to D+’s library the same day. Namely, animated flick Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who, Jim Carrey comedy Mr. Popper’s Penguins and X-Men spinoff The Wolverine, starring Hugh Jackman.
For more, here’s the full lineup:
Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who!
Great Shark Chow Down
Mr. Popper’s Penguins
The Wolverine (2013)
Earth to Ned: Episodes 11-20
Beyond the Clouds: A Firm Handshake
Disney Fam Jam
Star Wars Forces of Destiny: Volume 1
Star Wars Forces of Destiny: Volume 2
Star Wars Forces of Destiny: Volume 3
Star Wars Forces of Destiny: Volume 4
Toy Story That Time Forgot
Beyond the Clouds: The Anatomy of Emotion
Marvel Studios: Legends: Episodes 1 and 2
Disney Elena of Avalor (S3)
Doctor Doolittle 3
Isle of Dogs
Mary Poppins Returns
Beyond the Clouds: The Concert of a Lifetime
Pixar Popcorn: Premiere
WandaVision: Episode 2
Beyond the Clouds: The Finishing Touches
Released January 29
Dinosaurs: Seasons 1-4
The Incredible Dr. Pol
Ramona and Beezus
Texas Storm Squad
WandaVision: Episode 3
Beyond the Clouds: A Promise Kept (Finale)
January 8th sees all of webseries Star Wars Forces of Destiny shared on the service, along with Pixar short Toy Story That Time Forgot and, the highlight of the day, the first two episodes of Marvel Studios: Legends. This new docuseries will dive into the beloved heroes of the MCU, reliving their greatest moments, and things will begin with a focus on Scarlet Witch and Vision ahead of the debut of their own series the following week.
Yes, January 15th finally sees WandaVision premiere on D+, with new outings of the highly anticipated show then dropping weekly thereafter. The 15th also brings the arrival of Mary Poppins Returns on the site, as well as Wes Anderson’s animated movie Isle of Dogs. Also, don’t miss Pixar shorts series Pixar Popcorn.
Tell us, though, what are you looking forward to seeing on Disney Plus in the new year? Sound off down below.