Disney Announces Release Dates For ‘Loki’, Star Wars: The Bad Batch’, ‘Turner and Hooch’ and More

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Disney has just announced the release dates for several new movies and shows coming to Disney+ this year.

From the highly anticipated Marvel’s ‘Loki’ show to ‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ and even ‘Monsters At Work.’

Here is a list of the dates and show descriptions:

On Star Wars Day, May 4th, Disney+ will launch the new “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” show:

 

Here’s the write-up:

Star Wars: The Bad Batch”
The animated series follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in Star Wars: The Clone Wars) as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. Members of Bad Batch (a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army) each have a singular exceptional skill that makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew.”

June 11th will be the premiere of ‘Loki’

 

Here’s the write-up:

Tom Hiddleston returns as the title character, the God of Mischief, as he steps out of his brother’s shadow in a new series that takes place after the events of Avengers: Endgame. Owen Wilson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Sophia Di Martino, Wunmi Mosaku, and Richard E. Grant round out the cast. Kate Herron directs Loki, and Michael Waldron is its head writer.

June 25th will be the premiere of “The Mysterious Benedict Society”

Here’s the write-up:

Placed undercover at a boarding school known as The Institute, a group of orphans must foil a nefarious plot with global ramifications while creating a new sort of family along the way. Based on the bestseller by Trenton Lee Stewart, The Mysterious Benedict Society stars Emmy® Award winner Tony Hale in the titular role and features a standout ensemble of young actors. Rounding out the cast are Kristen Schaal, Ryan Hurst, MaameYaa Boafo, Gia Sandhu, Seth Carr, Emmy DeOliveira, Mystic Inscho, and Marta Kessler. Darren Swimmer and Todd Slavkin serve as showrunners for The Mysterious Benedict Society, which was written and created by Matt Manfredi and Phil Hay, who also serve as executive producers.

‘Monsters at Work’ will debut on July 2

Here’s the write-up:

Monsters At Work takes place the day after the Monsters, Incorporated power plant started harvesting the laughter of children to fuel the city of Monstropolis, thanks to Mike and Sulley’s discovery that laughter generates 10 times more energy than screams. It follows the story of Tylor Tuskmon (voice of Ben Feldman), an eager young monster who graduated top of his class at Monsters University and always dreamed of becoming a Scarer… until he lands a job at Monsters, Incorporated, and discovers that scaring is out and laughter is in. The series introduces new monster characters alongside returning favorites, including Mike Wazowski (Disney Legend Billy Crystal) and James P. “Sulley” Sullivan (Disney Legend John Goodman). Starring alongside Feldman as part of the MIFT crew are Henry Winkler as Fritz, the scatterbrained boss; Lucas Neff as Duncan, an opportunistic plumber; and Alanna Ubach as Cutter, the officious rule follower. In addition to Crystal and Goodman, returning cast members from the original movies include John Ratzenberger as Yeti and Tylor’s dad, Bernard; Jennifer Tilly as Celia Mae; and Bob Peterson as Roze, twin sister to his original Monsters, Inc. character, Roz. Voicing additional characters are Stephen Stanton as Smitty and Needleman, the bumbling custodial team at Monsters, Inc., and Aisha Tyler as Tylor’s mom, Millie Tuskmon. Produced by Disney Television Animation, the series was developed and is executive produced by Disney animation veteran Bobs Gannaway.

July 16 will be the premiere of ‘Turner & Hooch’

Here’s the write-up:

When an ambitious, buttoned-up U.S. Marshal inherits a big unruly dog, he soon realizes the dog he didn’t want may be the partner he needs. Turner & Hooch stars Josh Peck as Scott Turner, son of Detective Scott Turner portrayed by Tom Hanks in the 1989 film of the same name. The series also stars Carra Patterson as Jessica Baxter, Scott’s brave, street-smart partner; Brandon Jay McLaren as Xavier Wilson, a cool, enigmatic marine-turned-U.S. Marshal; Anthony Ruivivar as Chief James Mendez, Scott’s boss with a secret soft spot for Scott’s new dog, Hooch; Lyndsy Fonseca as Laura Turner, Scott’s sweet, animal-loving sister; Jeremy Maguire as Matthew Garland, Laura’s dog-loving son; and Vanessa Lengies as Erica Mouniere, the quirky head of the U.S. Marshals dog training program. Five French Mastiffs also star as Hooch, Scott’s slobbery, loveable companion. Matt Nix is the creator, executive producer, and writer; and executive producer McG directed the series premiere.

“Chip ‘N’ Dale: Park Life” will debut on July 23

Here’s the write-up:

The animated series follows two tiny troublemakers trying to live the good life in a big city park while having giant-sized, sky-high adventures. Disney’s beloved chipmunks, nervous worrier Chip and laid-back dreamer Dale, make the perfect odd couple. They’re best buddies and they drive each other nuts! In their perpetual pursuit of acorns, these ultimate underdogs are joined by Pluto, Butch, and other iconic Disney characters as they face down bullies great and small. Combining classic-style cartoon comedy with contemporary storytelling, the 36 seven-minute episodes are directed by Jean Cayrol and produced by Marc du Pontavice at Xilam Animation.

There are even more shows coming soon. Here’s the full list from D23:

March
March 19: The Falcon and The Winter Soldier
March 26: The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers

April
April 16: Big Shot

May
May 4: Star Wars: The Bad Batch
May 14: High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (Season 2)

June
June 11: Loki
June 11: Zenimation (Season 2)
June 25: The Mysterious Benedict Society

July
July 2: Monsters At Work
July 16: Turner & Hooch
July 23: Chip ‘N’ Dale: Park Life

You can learn more by reading the original article HERE.

Source: D23


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