NEW SEASON OF THE MANDALORIAN! Plus a whole lot of other cool new stuff too, but A NEW SEASON OF THE MANDALORIAN!
THE MANDALORIAN season two
30 October (weekly episodes)
Stars: Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, Carl Weathers, Giancarlo Esposito.
This Is The Way.
The Mandalorian and The Child continue their journey, facing enemies and rallying allies as they make their way through a dangerous galaxy in the tumultuous era after the collapse of the Galactic Empire.
The Mandalorian stars Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, Carl Weathers and Giancarlo Esposito. Directors for the new season include Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rick Famuyiwa, Carl Weathers, Peyton Reed and Robert Rodriguez.
Show-runner Jon Favreau serves as executive producer along with Dave Filoni, Kathleen Kennedy and Colin Wilson, with Karen Gilchrist serving as co-executive producer.
FORD V FERRARI
Stars: Christian Bale, Matt Damon, John Bernthal, Caitrona Balfe
Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in Ford v Ferrari, based on the true story of visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby and fearless British-born driver Ken Miles, who together build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.
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THE RIGHT STUFF season one
9 October (double ep premiere; weekly episodes)
Stars: Patrick J. Adams, Jake McDorman, Colin O’Donoghue, James Lafferty, Aaron Staton, Michael Trotter and Micah Stock
The incredible story of America’s first astronauts begins right here on Earth in “The Right Stuff,” with a two-episode premiere on Friday, October 9. Based on the bestselling book by Tom Wolfe, the eight-episode season is an inspirational look at the early days of the U.S. Space Program and the iconic story of America’s first astronauts, the Mercury 7. Produced for National Geographic by Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way and Warner Bros. Television, “The Right Stuff” takes a clear-eyed look at America’s first “reality show,” when ambitious astronauts and their families became instant celebrities in a competition of money, fame and immortality.
Stars: Neve Campbell, Tom Everett Scott, Lil Rey Howery, Fin Argus, Sabrina Carpenter
Inspired by an incredible true story, “Clouds” is a poignant and beautiful look at the heartbreaking duality of life and a testament to what can happen when you start to live as if each day might be your last. Zach Sobiech (Fin Argus) is a fun-loving high school student with raw musical talent living with osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer. At the start of his senior year, he is ready to take on the world, however when he receives the news that the disease has spread, he and his best friend and songwriting partner, Sammy (Sabrina Carpenter), decide to spend Zach’s limited time following their dreams. With the help of Zach’s mentor and teacher, Mr. Weaver (Lil Rel Howery), Zach and Sammy are given the chance of a lifetime and are offered a record deal. Along with the support of the love of his life, Amy (Madison Iseman) and his parents, Rob and Laura (Tom Everett Scott and Neve Campbell); Zach embarks on an unforgettable journey about friendship, love and the power of music. Directed by Justin Baldoni, the movie is based on the memoir “Clouds: A Memoir” by Zach’s mother, Laura Sobiech.
MEET THE CHIMPS season one
16 October (six episodes)
Narrated by Jane Lynch
“Meet the Chimps” takes viewers into the secret life of one of the largest and most unique wildlife sanctuaries in the world – Chimp Haven—a 200-acre refuge tucked deep in the forested heart of Louisiana, which is home to more than 300 chimpanzees. Narrated by Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch, this six-part series, from National Geographic, tracks the ups and downs of this extraordinary group of chimps that are given a second chance at life by a staff whose dedication, compassion and commitment knows no bounds. Through a seamless blend of natural history and observational-documentary filmmaking, “Meet the Chimps” puts the chimps – the heart and soul of the series – at front and centre. A real-life drama with a full emotional range, the series gives unparalleled access to everything happening at Chimp Haven, including food squabbles, alliances, romances, ‘bromances’, tears, tantrums, high jinxes and heartbreaks.
LOST ON EVEREST
Lost On Everest shines a light on what happened to Andrew “Sandy” Irvine and George Leigh Mallory, who set out to attempt the first true summit of Mount Everest in 1924. A team of professional climbers, filmmakers and experts led by journalist Mark Synnott and Nat Geo Photographer Renan Ozturk attempts to discover whether Irvine and Mallory successfully conquered the world’s tallest mountain.
ONCE UPON A SNOWMAN animated short
Voiced by Josh Gad, Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Chris Williams
The previously untold origins of Olaf, the innocent and insightful, summer-loving snowman who melted hearts in the Academy Award®-winning 2013 Disney animated feature, Frozen, and its acclaimed 2019 sequel, are revealed in the all-new Walt Disney Animation Studios animated short, Once Upon a Snowman. The film follows Olaf’s first steps as he comes to life and searches for his identity in the snowy mountains outside Arendelle. Once Upon a Snowman is directed by Trent Correy (animation supervisor, “Olaf” in Frozen 2) and Dan Abraham (veteran story artist who boarded Olaf’s “When I Am Older” musical sequence in Frozen 2).
THE LAST SECRETS OF NASCA
Thanks to intensive excavations, new technology (DNA analysis, 3D volumetric scanners, NASA aerial radar and augmented reality) and the findings of Italian, Peruvian, French and American scientists the film will help us shed light on the mystery that shrouds the strange and puzzling world of the ancient Nasca and Paracas civilisations.
PJ MASKS season four
30 October (eight episodes)
The PJ Masks continue the battle for sky and space with help from their new friend, Newton Star. The PJ Masks show this reluctant, and solitary hero what team-work is all about when Octobella, a bubbly and excitable new villain that lives underwater in the city’s canals, gives the gang a run for their money. But Octobella doesn’t know that being a hero means helping your friends – and nothing can destroy the friendship of the PJ Masks!
TRICK OR TREAT with Disney+ this Halloween
Disney+ is your home of Halloween tricks and treats. Here’s some titles featuring ghosts, goblins, wizards and witches to get you in the mood for a very scary Saturday.
Disney’s The Haunted Mansion
Return To Halloweentown
Halloweentown II – Kalabar’s Revenge
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Girl Vs. Monster
Maleficent Mistress of Evil
Mom’s Got A Date With A Vampire
Wizards of Waverley Place The Movie