A new week on Disney+ brings a brand-new series, Diary of a Future President, in addition to new episodes of unscripted shows like Ragtime, The World According to Jeff Goldblum, and Marvel Hero Project. Plus the surprise release of all episodes of HSMTMTS as a Sing-Along! We’ve picked out three recommendations from the expansive library of content hemed to holidays and anniversaries to help make your week extra special.
“Elena battles a series of curve balls at school, as she forgets to do a homework assignment for the first time ever and struggles with whether or not to keep a secret about her former best friend. Meanwhile, her mom, Gabi, has a hard time telling her kids about her new boyfriend, Sam.”
“Eleven years ago, high school classmates from Pacifica Christian High School in Santa Monica, California performed the Broadway classic “Ragtime.” Now, the cast returns to reprise the roles of their youth with the help of Broadway professionals.”
“Jeff Goldblum takes a dip into the world of POOLS and follows his curiosity about its impact and ability to break boundaries. Jeff’s journey includes experiencing an LA water park, an aqua-therapy center and NASA’s neutral buoyancy lab, where he discovers firsthand the unique qualities of water and our relationship to it. He even tries his hand at synchronized swim routines in the process.”
“Tokata is a storyteller, and a leader among the indigenous youth for whom she advocates. Her activism has succeeded in shining a light on the legacy of her community and she has worked hard to amplify the voices of other indigenous children by giving them the tools and platforms to tell their own stories. Now, Marvel celebrates Tokata in a story of her own, immortalized in her own comic book.”
“Jose Zelaya, a cartoon-loving child turned Character Designer at Disney Television Animation, shares what it’s like to create some of Disney Channel’s most beloved characters. This all access short shares Jose’s journey from El Salvador to America while taking a deep look into the world of character development and design.”
Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Ruby Bridges, a Wonderful World of Disney movie from 1998 based on the true story of a 6-year-old who becomes the first African American girl at a previously segregated school.