The best new movies and TV shows on Disney Plus in February 2022
Hey Mouseketeers! Still too cold to go out much? Here are some of our top picks of new content coming to Disney+ this month. So get cozy, brew some cocoa, and settle in with movies you might have missed at the cinema or TV shows you need to catch up on!
From star wars from Marvel to cartoons to nature programming, there’s a bit of everything on this list.
Boba Fett’s BookChapters 6 & 7 (February 2 & 9)
Is it even modern star wars if not deeply divisive among the fanbase? Boba Fett’s Book wraps up its first season this month, recapping (for now?) the stories of Boba Fett, Fennec Shand, and a whole host of other characters, some more familiar to us than others. We won’t get Obi Wan Kenobi until May 25, so enjoy this Tattooine content while you can!
never been kissed (4 February)
Well, new to Disney+, if not exactly “new”. First released in theaters in 1999, this Drew Barrymore romcom tells the story of the editor, Josie Geller, who never really got over being “uncool” in high school. Classic 90s romcom hijinks ensue. Not everything in this movie fits in 2022, but if you’re looking for something sweet around Valentine’s Day, give never been kissed a shot. Come for the excellent high school dance outfits, stay for the Romantic Grand Finale scheduled for beach boys.
Marvel Studios: Assembled (Hawk EyeFebruary 9 and EternalsFebruary 16)
Premiere in March 2021, Marvel Studios: Assembled is an anthology offering an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the making of its original shows and movies. Previous episodes have included discussions ranging from composers Robert Lopez and Kristin Anderson-Lopez to Wanda Vision to the unique casting challenges of What if…? The February 9 episode will focus on Hawk Eye and February 16 will enter the wide world of Eternals.
Mickey Mouse’s Wonderful Winter (February 18)
This animated special is the first in a series of upcoming The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse promotions centered on the seasons. If you haven’t checked them out yet, The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse is a delicious, bite-sized way to get back together with your favorite Disney characters. The wonderful winter special will give us a look at what Mickey and his friends do when the temperature outside starts to drop. Expect snowy shenanigans.
The proud family: stronger and prouder (Episode 1, February 23)
It’s finally time to catch up with Penny Proud! According to the Disney+ press release, we can expect “new career heights for mom Trudy, wilder dreams for dad Oscar, and new challenges for Penny.” Featuring the incredible original voice cast of this beloved animated series, this highly anticipated reboot promises to be a big moment for fans old and new.
free guy (February 23)
Featuring Canada’s Sweetheart Ryan Reynolds, free guy was a hit in late summer 2021. If you weren’t ready to head back to a movie theater, Disney+ has you covered now! free guy tells the story of Guy (Reynolds), a bank teller who must come to terms with learning that he is actually a non-player character in a popular online video game. free guy teammates Jodie Comer, Lil Rey Howeryand Taika Waititi.
The way of the cheetah (February 25)
Don’t stop at all the amazing National Geographic content available on Disney+. The way of the cheetah tells the story of a cheetah protecting her four cubs from predators in their natural habitat in Kenya. Filmmakers and conservationists Derek and Beverly Joubert created the Big Cats Initiative in 2009 as a way to protect big cats in the wild. Their passion and lifelong experience promise to come to fruition in this documentary.
The show was to be a prelude to the stories of Gaston and LeFou.
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