Disney Plus UK: What’s New in May 2020?

Here's what's coming to Disney+ UK in May...

The Rise of Skywalker: Rey and Kylo Ren
Photo: Disney/Lucasfilm

Disney+ hit 50 million subscribers globally in early April, shortly after it finally launched in the UK and other regions, and while the platform has still got a way to go until it gets close to Netflix’s 167 million-strong base, it’s not a bad result so far for a streaming service that only originally got off the starting blocks in November, 2019.

We’ll be bringing you a neat list of everything coming to Disney+ UK every month here at Den of Geek, so you can get an idea of just what you’re paying for. If you haven’t taken the plunge yet, a look ahead at the coming month’s content might also be an indication of whether now might be the time to sign up or not!

In May, the service is celebrating Star Wars Day by making the closing part of Lucasfilm’s latest trilogy, The Rise of Skywalker, available for UK subscribers. There’s also a handful of new Marvel animated fare to look forward to, including Marvel Rising: Operation Shuri. In terms of library movies, the highlights are Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief and Night at the Museum.

For everyone wondering if Marvel might opt to release its Black Widow standalone film on Disney+: that doesn’t appear to be an option under consideration at the moment. Indeed, Marvel has recently updated its cinema release calendar and given Scarlett Johansson’s solo MCU movie a revised November 6 slot.

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Take a look at Disney+’s May schedule below…

1 May

Birth of Europe
Buried Secrets of the Bible With Albert
Bride of Boogedy
Car SOS
How to Play Baseball
Kirby Buckets Seasons 1-3
Mickey and the Roadster Racers
Prop Culture Season 1
The Mandalorian Finale
Secrets of the Zoo

4 May

Disney Gallery: Star Wars The Mandalorian
Lego Star Wars All Stars Season 1
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Star Wars Resistance Season 1
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Final Season Finale

5 May

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Lost Treasure of the Maya Season 1

15 May

It’s a Dog’s Life With Bill Farmer
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

20 May

Bizaardvark

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22 May

Marvel Rising: Operation Shuri
Marvel Rising: Battle of the Bands
Marvel Rising: Playing With fire
Marvel’s Future Avengers Season 2
Night at the Museum
The Big Fib

29 May

Coop and Cami Ask the World
Mickey and the Seal
The Evermoor Chronicles
The Moon Spinners
Violetta Season 2

TV – Weekly Episodes

Be Our Chef
Diary of a Future President
Disney Family Sundays
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian
Disney Fairy Tale Weddings
Forky Asks a Question
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Season Finale
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Extra Credit
It’s a Dog’s Life With Bill Farmer
Marvels Hero Project
One Day at Disney (Shorts)
Pixar In Real Life
Pixar Sparkshorts
Prop Culture
Star Wars Clone Wars The Final Season
The Mandalorian Season Finale
The Big Fib

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We’ll keep this updated every month.