From halted movie production and untimely closure for movie theaters, the coronavirus has significantly impacted the entertainment industry last year. However, as we welcome the new year, a bright and promising future for the industry awaits— especially for Disney fans!
This year, Disney fans are up for a lot of amazing surprises as Disney+ has ordered animated TV series offshoots based on the famous characters from its feature films, The Princess and the Frog and Big Hero 6 — and later on, other series featuring characters from Moana and Zootopia will also be released! (Read: ICYMI: Filipino Animations Are Now On Netflix!)
Disney also revealed that pretty soon, we will be witnessing yet another collaboration with Pixar. But as of writing, there hasn’t been much information about it. So while we wait, My Pope Philippines lists some of the animated TV series that are coming soon on Disney+!
New Disney Shows: Baymax!
To continue the adventure of the cuddly robot Baymax from Disney’s 2016 hit animation feature Big Hero 6, Disney decided to give the healthcare robot, Baymax, his own series! Just like in the movie, the series, titled Baymax!, is set in the fictional city of San Fransokyo— but this time, Baymax is given new powers as he zips around to help people.
New Disney Shows: Tiana
It’s been a long time coming, but Disney’s Princess and the Frog is now set to have its TV series reboot entitled, Tiana. The series will of course center on the New Orleans chef-turned-princess from 2009 and her life as a princess. (Read: 3 Disney Recipes You Can Recreate for Halloween)
New Disney Shows: Zootopia and Moana
For the coming years, Disney is developing two animated series based on the feature films, Zootopia and Moana. According to reports, the new projects, titled Zootopia Plus and Moana: The Series, are set to premiere in 2022 and 2023, respectively. Details about these two projects are yet to be revealed.