SHE-HULK, LIGHTYEAR, THE BEAR, and more coming to DISNEY+ in August


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This August on Disney+ comes the new Marvel series, She-Hulk: Attorney At Law, the streaming premiere of new Pixar film, Lightyear. Plus more Disney+ Original and STAR Original content.


Fearless: The Inside Story of the AFLW
24 August
Our first Australian Disney+ Original Series
Series Premiere

“Fearless: The Inside Story of the AFLW” takes viewers on a raw and emotional journey into the dreams, struggles and triumphs of the groundbreaking AFLW league. In this six part series, we discover the courageous pioneers who were told they could never play Australian Rules football at the highest level and made it happen. From farmers to factory workers to paramedics, be amazed at the level of sacrifice and commitment required by this diverse group of athletes who are building an enduring legacy. The series spotlights four clubs – Adelaide Crows, Collingwood, GWS GIANTS and Western Bulldogs – with access to the game’s inner sanctum, which is both confronting and inspiring. Cameras were rolling in April 2022 capturing the historic victory of the Adelaide Crows – taking their third AFLW premiership. “Fearless: The Inside Story of the AFLW” is the first of Disney+ Australia’s local production slate for 2022/23, featuring nine titles spanning scripted drama, documentaries, lifestyle and factual entertainment genres.

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3 August
Disney+ Premiere

The definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear, the hero who inspired the toy, “Lightyear” follows the legendary Space Ranger after he’s marooned on a hostile planet 4.2 million light-years from Earth alongside his commander and their crew. As Buzz tries to find a way back home through space and time, he’s joined by a group of ambitious recruits and his charming robot companion cat, Sox. Complicating matters and threatening the mission is the arrival of Zurg, an imposing presence with an army of ruthless robots and a mysterious agenda.

She-Hulk: Attorney At Law
17 August
Disney+ Original Series

In Marvel Studios’ “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law,” Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany)—an attorney specialising in superhuman-oriented legal cases—must navigate the complicated life of a single, 30-something who also happens to be a green 6-foot-7-inch super-powered hulk. The nine-episode comedy series welcomes a host of MCU vets, including Mark Ruffalo as Smart Hulk, Tim Roth as Emil Blonsky/the Abomination, and Benedict Wong as Wong, as well as Ginger Gonzaga, Josh Segarra, Jameela Jamil, Jon Bass and Renée Elise Goldsberry. Directed by Kat Coiro (Episodes 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9) and Anu Valia (Episodes 5, 6, 7) with Jessica Gao as head writer.

The Bear
31 August
STAR Original Series
Premiere | All Episodes

“The Bear” follows Carmen “Carmy” Berzatto (Jeremy Allen White), a young chef from the fine dining world, who comes home to Chicago to run his family sandwich shop – The Original Beef of Chicagoland – after a heartbreaking death in his family. A world away from what he’s used to, Carmy must balance the soul-crushing realities of small business ownership, his strong-willed and recalcitrant kitchen staff and his strained familial relationships, all while grappling with the impact of his brother’s suicide. “The Bear” is about food, family, the insanity of the grind, the beauty of Sense of Urgency and the steep slippery downsides. As Carmy fights to transform both The Original Beef of Chicagoland and himself, he works alongside a rough-around-the-edges kitchen crew that ultimately reveal themselves as his chosen family.

THE BEAR (image - Disney+)
THE BEAR (image – Disney+)

31 August
Disney+ Original Series

The “Andor” series will explore a new perspective from the Star Wars galaxy, focusing on Cassian Andor’s journey to discover the difference he can make. The series brings forward the tale of the burgeoning rebellion against the Empire and how people and planets became involved. It’s an era filled with danger, deception and intrigue where Cassian will embark on the path that is destined to turn him into a rebel hero.

ANDOR (image - Disney+)
ANDOR (image – Disney+)

5 August
STAR Original Movie

Set in the Comanche Nation 300 years ago, “Prey” is the story of a young woman, Naru, a fierce and highly skilled warrior. She has been raised in the shadow of some of the most legendary hunters who roam the Great Plains, so when danger threatens her camp, she sets out to protect her people. The prey she stalks, and ultimately confronts, turns out to be a highly evolved alien predator with a technically advanced arsenal, resulting in a vicious and terrifying showdown between the two adversaries.

I Am Groot
10 August
Disney+ Original Collection Of Shorts

There’s no guarding the galaxy from this mischievous toddler! So get ready as Baby Groot takes center stage in his very own collection of shorts, exploring his glory days growing up—and getting into trouble—among the stars. “I Am Groot,” five original shorts featuring several new and unusual characters, stars everyone’s favorite little tree, Baby Groot, voiced by Vin Diesel who voices Groot in the “Guardians of the Galaxy” franchise.

25 August
STAR Original Series

From creator/screenwriter Steven Rogers and the team behind “I, Tonya” and showrunner Karin Gist, executive producer of “Our Kind of People”, “Mike” explores the dynamic and controversial story of Mike Tyson. The 8-episode limited series explores the tumultuous ups and downs of Tyson’s boxing career and personal life – from being a beloved global athlete to a pariah and back again. Focusing the lens on Mike Tyson, the series examines class in America, race in America, fame and the power of media, misogyny, the wealth divide, the promise of the American Dream and ultimately our own role in shaping Mike’s story.


3 August
Disney+ Original
Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Ms. Marvel
The Villains of Valley View: Season 1 – New Episodes
The Ghost and Molly McGee: Season 1 – New Episodes
5 August
We Are Freestyle Love Supreme
10 August
STAR Original
Maggie: Season 1 – Episode 1 & 2
12 August
STAR Original
This Fool – Season 1
17 August
Eureka!: Season 1
19 August
High Strung: Free Dance
26 August
Million Dollar Moon Rock Heist
31 August
PJ Masks: Season 5


  • Alice’s Wonderland Bakery: Season 1 – New episodes 10 August and 17 August
  • American Dad: Season 17 – New episodes weekly on Wednesday
  • Big Mouth: New episodes weekly on Fridays
  • Black Rock Shooter Dawn Fall: Season 1 – New episodes weekly, finale 10 August
  • Breeders: Season 3: New episodes weekly on Wednesday, finale 10 August
  • Family Guy: Season 20 – New episodes weekly on Wednesday
  • The Files of Young Kindaichi: Season 1- New episodes weekly on Wednesday, finale 10 August
  • High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: Season 3 – New episodes weekly on Wednesday
  • Lost Man Found – New episodes weekly on Sunday, finale 28 August
  • The Old Man: Season 1 – New episodes weekly on Wednesday, finale 17 August
  • Only Murders in the Building: Season 2 – New episodes weekly on Tuesday, finale 16 August
  • Men on a Mission: Season 1- Season return, new episodes weekly on Wednesdays
  • Solar Opposites: Season 3 – New episodes weekly on Wednesday, finale 31 August
  • Summer Time Rendering: Season 1 – New episodes weekly on Wednesday
  • Tomorrow, I’ll Be Someone’s Girlfriend: Season 1 – New episodes weekly on Wednesday

Subscribe now and watch your favorites from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and Nat Geo — all in one place.

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Matthew Simmonds
Matthew Simmonds
Matthew Simmonds is a journalist and blogger, with a keen interest in the world of Reality TV. He loves exploring both what’s happening in front of the camera but also how the magic comes together behind the scenes. If not glued to the TV bingeing one of the newest obsessions or a timeless series, you’ll find Matthew endlessly scrolling through Twitter (and he may even tweet a time or two). Matthew graduated from a Bachelor Degree in Communication, majoring in Journalism, at the Queensland University of Technology in 2022.



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