The best new movies and shows on Disney+ in September 2022

Hope you’re ready for a busy month of viewing, Disney+ fans, because there’s a ton of exciting stuff on the schedule in September! In addition to the ongoing adventures of She-Hulk, September will finally bring us together with old friends (like Cassian Andor) and old enemies (those pesky Sanderson Sisters). September 8 is Disney+ Day, which will be a particularly busy day for new releases on the platform. We know it can be a little stressful browsing through so much new content, so we hope these seven picks will help you get started. Happy viewing, and may your lattes be as pumpkin spiced as you want them to be.

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Available: September 8 | Realized by: Taika Waititi

Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, Christian Bale

Did you miss the God of Thunder’s latest big-screen outing? As Korg would advise, grab your popcorn and settle in for an evening of self-exploration, rekindled romance and pretty awesome Guns n’ Roses needle drops. This author admits to being a little frustrated by love and thunder on my first viewing, but I can’t wait for a smaller, calmer chance to see the characters and performers we all love so much again. At this point in MCU history, I think sometimes it can be enough to get excited about hanging out with your superhero friends. For all my fussy nerd bickering, Taika WaititiThe second Thor film is a sweet and wacky story, driven by the incredible chemistry between Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman as well as an intense and deeply felt villain Christian Bale.


Available: September 8 | Realized by: Robert Zemeckis

Cast: Tom Hanks, Ben Ainsworth, Cynthia Erivo

To be fair, Disney’s deluge of live-action remakes of their beloved animated classics have often been more missed than successful. But we can’t deny being at least a little intrigued by the cast and crew behind this retelling of the story of a certain wooden boy. Lead by Robert Zemeckis (Who framed Roger Rabbit, just to start), Pinocchio is the familiar story of a wooden puppet who yearns to be a real boy. tom hank (who else?) plays Gepetto, and the supporting cast includes Key Keegan-Michael, Joseph Gordon-Levittand Cynthia Erivo like the blue fairy. Erivo, a true star of stage and screen, will sing a new version of “When You Wish Upon a Star,” which is likely worth the price of admission alone. What if you don’t dig it? Well, you’ll just have to wait a few months for Guillermo del Toro’s take on Netflix!


Available: September 8

With: Deborah Chow, Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen

Do you already miss Obi-Wan Kenobi? Don’t worry, fans! Between Star Wars and the MCU, Disney+ has a great track record of exciting and insightful behind-the-scenes content. Hopefully the streak continues with an in-depth look at the making of Obi Wan Kenobi. Director Deborah Chow and the cast and crew are all featured in this documentary, giving fans a look at several elements of the production. Personally, I very much hope to have other images of Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen during lightsaber training.

United Sharks of America

Available: September 9 | Narrated by: John’s Beach

Sharks in the United States are not limited to the fictional island of Amity! If the IMAX release of Jaws If you’re hungry for more shark content, check out this 2015 National Geographic special. United Sharks of America dives deep into the areas of the country with the highest shark activity and offers viewers important information on how to safely share beaches with these magnificent animals. Shark Week is just a state of mind, my friends.


Available: September 21 | Created by: Tony Gilroy

Cast: Diego Luna, Genevieve O’Reilly, Stellan Skarsgard, Adria Arjona

It’s finally time, A thug Fans! After being delayed last month, the first three episodes of the latest Star Wars story will all be available on September 21. Set five years before the events of RogueOne, Andor follows, among others, Cassian Andor (replayed by Diego Luna), a thief who eventually becomes a leader of the rebellion. So far, the Disney+ Star Wars series has done a great job exploring some characters and worlds that are a little less immediately related to Skywalkers, and it’s going to be really exciting to delve deeper into this period of history in the Galaxy Far, Far Away.

Available: September 30 | Realized by: Alex Zamm


Cast: Malachi Barton, Christian J. Simon, Sophia Hammons, Phil Wright

With all due respect to camp rock and musical high school, many of the best Disney Channel Original Movies are the scary ones. Of Halloween Town at Don’t look under the bed, DCOMs have never run away from ghosts and critters and things that rush through the night. In envelope 2 is the sequel to 2021 In envelope (itself a remake of the 1997 original and the very first DCOM). After accidentally resurrecting a friendly mummy (named Harold, of course) in the first film, teenagers Amy, Gilbert and Marshall must now face the threat of a second, evil mummy coming to threaten their new friend. Will they save the day in time to get back to Amy’s dad’s Halloween-themed wedding? ! See you on September 30 to find out!

Available: September 30 | Realized by: Anne Flecher

Cast: Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, Sarah Jessica Parker

My friends, does it matter what I say here? Who among us hasn’t been chasing the spooky high of this fall classic since 1993? Generously released just in time for us to obsess over all October, Hocus Pocus 2 sees the long-awaited return of the Sanderson Sisters (Bette Midler, Kathy Najimiand Sarah Jessica Parker), back to threaten the Salem teens once again! Realized by Anne Flecher (27 Dresses, The Proposal)this sequel promises to be an enchanting mix of what we loved about the original (Doug Jones is back!) with brand new elements and characters. Nostalgia is a powerful potion, kids, so if you’re looking to get into the Halloween spirit as quickly as possible, I can’t think of a better way than to click “play” on this one right now. after. Be careful around black flame candles, please.


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