Disney+ confirms new exclusive films and shows coming to UK and Ireland in 2022/23 – What’s On Disney Plus

Disney has announced new details about upcoming movies and series to stream exclusively on Disney+ in the UK and Ireland in 2022-23, including psychological thriller “The Patient” starring Steve Carell and Domhnall Gleeson, “Fleishman is in Trouble,” based on the New York Times bestselling novel and starring Jesse Eisenberg, Lizzy Caplan, Claire Danes and Adam Brody; and “Welcome to Chippendales” with Kumail Nanjiani. These titles are set to join an exclusive lineup of new, high-quality adult entertainment on Disney+, including star-studded dramas, hilarious comedies, eye-opening documentaries, and endless blockbuster movies.

The highly anticipated docuseries “Welcome to Wrexham,” Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds will arrive on Disney+ on August 25 with more exclusive series premiering over the next 12 months, including “Mike” from the team behind “I, Tonya”, “The Old Man” with Jeff Bridges, John Lithgow, Amy Brenneman and Alia Shawkat and “Unlimited with Chris Hemsworth”. “Extraordinary” and “Save Our Squad” docuseries Plus, new seasons of “American Horror Stories” (Season 2) and “Reservation Dogs” (Season 2) are coming soon.

Exciting new movies debuting this year include “The Princess” starring Joey King on July 1, “Not Okay” on July 29, “Prey,” an all-new entry in the “Predator” franchise on August 5, and “ Rosaline” with Kaitlyn Dever later this year.

Here’s a look at some of the titles coming to Disney+ in the coming year:


“Welcome to Wrexham” is a docuseries that traces the dreams and people of Wrexham as two Hollywood stars (Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds) take possession of the town’s historic but struggling football club.

The riveting new drama series “The Old Man” will land exclusively on Disney+ in the fall. Based on Thomas Perry’s bestselling novel of the same name, “The Old Man” stars Jeff Bridges, John Lithgow, Amy Brenneman and Alia Shawkat and centers on Dan Chase (Jeff Bridges), who has run away from CIA decades ago and has been living off the grid ever since. When an assassin arrives and attempts to take out Chase, the old agent learns that to secure his future, he must now reconcile his past.

Joining FX’s Disney+ exclusively is “Fleishman Is in Trouble” adapted by Taffy Brodesser-Akner from her New York Times bestselling novel of the same name, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Lizzy Caplan, Claire Danes and Adam Brody, directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (“Little Miss Sunshine”, “Ruby Sparks”, “Battle of the Sexes”).

Disney+ will also host the psychological thriller “The Patient,” about a therapist, Alan Strauss (Steve Carell), who is held prisoner by a patient, and Sam Fortner (Domhnall Gleeson), who turns out to be a serial killer. The show is co-written by executive producers Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg (“The Americans”).

Also joining Disney+ is the adult animation “Little Demon” starring Aubrey Plaza as the voice of Laura, who, after being impregnated by Satan (voiced by Danny DeVito), attempts to live an ordinary life in Delaware with her daughter Antichrist but is constantly thwarted by monstrous forces.


A diverse lineup of titles will premiere on Disney+ in the coming months, including the “Mike” limited series from showrunner Karin Gist, creator/screenwriter Steven Rogers and the team behind “I, Tonya.” Produced by 20th Television, part of Disney Television Studios, the show tells the story of the dynamic and controversial life of boxing icon Mike Tyson, along with Trevante Rhodes.

Also coming to Disney+ is the romantic comedy series “Maggie” starring Rebecca Rittenhouse and “Welcome to Chippendales,” an eight-episode limited series starring Kumail Nanjiani, who plays Indian-American Somen “Steve” Banerjee. by 20th Television. entrepreneur who launched Chippendales. Kumail Nanjiani and Robert Siegel (“Pam & Tommy”) serve as executive producers.

Co-created by Justin Roiland (“Rick and Morty”) and Mike McMahan (“Rick and Morty,” “Star Trek: Lower Decks”), the third season of “Solar Opposites” is on its way to Disney+ on July 13 and centers on a team of four aliens who are evenly split on whether Earth is horrible or awesome. Korvo (Justin Roiland) and Yumyulack (Sean Giambrone) only see pollution, crude consumerism and human frailty, while Terry (Thomas Middleditch) and Jesse (Mary Mack) love TV, junk food and fun stuff. In season three, this alien team strives to be less of a team and more of a family. 20th Television Animation is producing the series.


Breakthrough new series and documentaries from National Geographic include “Limitless with Chris Hemsworth”, “Dance the World with Derek Hough”, “Extraordinary Birder” with Christian Cooper and “Farming is Life” with Indy Srinath. Plus, the new docuseries “Science Fair: The Series,” based on Sundance Film Festival favorite and SXSW Audience Award-winning documentary, follows the agony and ecstasy of the beloved teen subculture and intelligent competitive science.


In the coming months, Disney+ will host a number of exclusive films, including 20th Century Studios’ July 1 “The Princess” starring Joey King as a beautiful, strong-willed princess who refuses to marry the cruel sociopath to whom she is betrothed, and is kidnapped and locked in an isolated tower of her father’s castle. Searchlight Pictures’ “Not Okay” premieres July 29, a satire that follows an aimless aspiring writer (Zoey Deutch) who fakes an Instagram-friendly trip to Paris in hopes of building her social media influence, but unwittingly falls into a bigger lie than she ever imagined.

Plus, 20th Century Studios’ “Prey” on August 5, an all-new entry in the “Predator” franchise set in the Comanche nation 300 years ago and directed by Dan Trachtenberg (“The Boys,” “10 Cloverfield Lane” ).

‘Rosaline’, a comedic new spin on Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’, with the classic love story now told from the perspective of Juliet’s cousin, Rosaline, who also happens to be the recent love interest of Romeo, is also confirmed on Disney+. The film stars Kaitlyn Dever and is directed by Karen Maine.


Seven original British series have been announced to be coming to Disney+ for subscribers to enjoy, including “Wedding Season,” a genre-breaking action-thriller romance about two people who shouldn’t be together but don’t. can’t stay apart, and The new comedy ‘Extraordinary’ from the production company behind ‘Killing Eve’ tells the story of Jen, who lives in a world where everyone has a super power… except her.

Ben Taylor (“Sex Education,” “Catastrophe”) joins as director and executive producer for episodes 1 and 2 of the new swashbuckling action-adventure series “The Ballad of Renegade Nell” from BAFTA-winning writer and executive producer Sally Wainwright (“Gentleman Jack,” “Happy Valley”) and David Beckham will star on Disney+ as he mentors a struggling young grassroots football team, in the docuseries “Save Our Squad”.

There’s also the dark and funny series “Culprits”, about the aftermath of a heist, featuring an exciting cast including Gemma Arterton, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Niamh Algar and Eddie Izzard and the epic new action series- adventure, “Nautilus,” starring Shazad Latif and Richard E. Grant, which will tell the origin story of Jules Verne’s most iconic character, Captain Nemo, and his legendary submarine. ‘The Full Monty’ will also return as an all-new limited series from the creators of the original British comedy hit, almost twenty-five years later.

What new Disney+ Original are you looking forward to watching later this year?

Roger Palmier

Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a child and that interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney parks around the world and has an extensive collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What’s On Disney Plus & DisKingdom. Email: Roger@WhatsOnDisneyPlus.com Twitter: Twitter.com/RogPalmerUK Facebook: Facebook.com/rogpalmeruk

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