10 new movies and shows releasing in May 2022 that deserve a spot on your binge-list
The scorching summer makes it all the more necessary for us to have an entertaining watch list. For anyone looking to update their binge-watch list, just like netflix, EEZ5and Amazon Prime Videothere’s an impressive list of shows and movies that are new to Disney+ Hotstar in May 2022. If you’re a star wars fan, start your countdown to Jedi Master Obi Wan Kenob. For those who love slice-of-life dramas, Home Shanti is definitely a must watch. Scroll down to check out the list of new movies and shows streaming on Disney+ Hotstar that you shouldn’t miss.
New to Disney+ Hotstar: 10 New Movies and Shows Releasing in May 2022 That Deserve a Spot on Your Binge List
1. Sneakerella – May 13
This musical film is a contemporary version of the Cinderella fairy tale. This time it’s El, who works as a stock boy and steps into the character’s shoes. He is a budding sneaker designer but hides his artistic talent from his overworked stepfather and two mean-spirited stepbrothers. Soon he meets Kira King, the fiercely independent daughter of legendary basketball player and sneaker mogul Darius King. With persuasion from his friends and a dash of Fairy Godfather magic, he plans to turn his dream into reality.
2. Shanti Welcome – May 6
Like Sarla Joshi voluntarily retires from her job at a government school instead of taking a transfer, her family has to leave the government quarters where they have lived for 20 years. With limited resources, the family of four makes it their mission to build their dream home on a small piece of ancestral land. The show stars Supriya Pathak, Manoj Pahwa, Chakori Dwivedi and Poojan Chhabra.
3. Obi-Wan Kenobi – May 27
All the star wars fans, get ready for the latest release. Ewan McGregor Returns to Iconic Role of Jedi Master Obi Wan Kenobi. The series begins 10 years later Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. It includes Ewan Mcgregor, Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie. The show will be available in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam.
4. Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers – May 20
For anyone who grew up watching tick and tock, it’s time to rejoice as the duo return after 30 years in modern Los Angeles.
5. The Quest – May 11
Brought to you by the Oscar and Emmy winning teams behind iconic titles like The Incredible Race, Lord of the Rings, The quest, which is also new on Disney+ Hotstar this month, is an interesting watch. This series of competitions immerses eight real-life teenagers in the fantasy and fictional world of Evererealm, where they must save a kingdom by fulfilling an ancient prophecy. This fantastic world is worth the detour.
6. Escaype Live – May 20
The social thriller is new to Disney+ Hotstar and makes for a compelling watch. The series revolves around ordinary Indians trying to gain fame online, through a massively popular live-streaming app that promises money and fame. The show stars Siddharth, Jaaved Jaaferi, Shweta Tripathi Sharma, Swastika Mukherjee, Plabita Borthakur among others.
7. The Time Traveler’s Wife – May 16
This month, Joining the Platform is an HBO title adapted by Steven Moffat from Audrey Niffenegger’s novel of the same name. The series stars Rose Leslie, Theo James, Desmin Borges and shows a couple’s relationship that is tested when time travel is involved.
8. Candy – TBD
Set in 1980s Texas, the series is based on a true story and tells the story of killer Candy Montgomery and her victim, Betty Gore. The Hulu original stars Jessica Biel, Timothy Simons, and Melanie Lynskey.
9. MasterChef Australia – TBD
MasterChef Australia Season 14 is here and we will see the top 12 home cooks compete against 12 former contestants.
10. Who do you believe? – May 3
This detective series presents true crime cases from a dual perspective and follows a new format. Each episode brings two contrasting narratives – one of the victims and the other of the criminals with details never heard before. The spectator then plays an armchair detective and manages to analyze and reconstruct different versions of the truth.