When it comes to streaming, Disney has a big foot in the game with Disney+. The streaming service is known for its Star Wars and Marvel series, which The Book of Boba Fett and WandaVision, respectively. In 2023, fans of Disney-owned devices have even more to look forward to.
This year, the streaming service is set to debut plenty of new content, from live-action remakes of the classic Disney animated film Peter Pan, to series involving beloved Marvel characters. If you’re already starting your Disney+ must-see list, you’ll want to keep reading to find out the eight best Disney+ releases to watch this year.
Star Wars: The Bad Batchseason 2
With the first two episodes, the second season will be released on January 4 Star Wars: The Bad Batch has had an exciting start. The series follows the beloved characters navigating the planets that have succumbed to the Empire after the demise of the Republic. Throughout the season, the group of Clone Troopers will embark on missions that will have them cross paths with friends, new and old, and take them to new places.
The Mandalorianseason 3
Star Wars fans all over the world couldn’t get enough The Mandalorian and his adorable sidekick, Grogu, affectionately known as Baby Yoda, during the first two seasons of the popular series. Season three of The Mandalorian kicks off on March 1, with stakes at an all-time high. While not much is known about the overall story the third season will tell, teaser trailers have shown Bo-Katan Kryze on the throne of Mandalore, and the return of characters such as Greef Karga and Peli Motto.
Marvel Studios’ Secret Invasion
One of the most anticipated shows in the Marvel Universe in 2023 is Secret Invasion. The series will see Samuel L. Jackson and Ben Mendelsohn reprise their roles as Nick Fury and Skrull Talos respectively. The series will highlight a faction of the Skrulls, first seen in Captain Marvelwho have been on earth for years.
Marvel Studios’ Lokiseason 2
Debuting this summer, season two of Loki will delight Marvel fans. The series will star Tom Hiddleston as Loki. Not much is known about the direction the second season will go yet, but look for more news from Disney soon about this series.
Marvel Studios Echo
It will be another summer debut Marvel Studios Echo, which is the origin story of Maya Lopez, aka Echo. According to the Disney+ synapse of the show, the main character must face her past and reconnect with her Native American roots, embracing the meaning of family and community.
Marvel Studios Iron Heart
Iron heart will visit Riri Williams, a character who debuted at Marvel Studios Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The series will follow Williams, who is known for creating the most advanced suit of armor since Iron Man.
Marvel Studios Agatha: Coven of Chaos
Marvel’s Agatha: Coven of Chaos will follow the events in WandaVision, where Agatha Harkness was revealed in the Marvel Universe. Disney has been tight-lipped about the direction of the show, though fans are still eager to tune in when the series debuts in winter 2023.
National Geographic The Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Season 2
Back for its second season on Disney+ is The Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, from National Geographic. The series follows zookeepers and care experts to showcase how Disney cares for all its animals from large elephants to tiny fish. The show takes viewers behind the scenes of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park and EPCOT and is narrated by Josh Gad.