Best Movies and TV Shows on Disney+ and Paramount+ August 20-21, 2022
New additions from Paramount+ and Disney+ are aimed at younger audiences this weekend, which can be great for the whole family. Disney+ is adding three new sing-along versions of its classic films. The platform has also added a Marvel series that premiered on Disney Junior last year. She-Hulk: Lawyer premiered on Thursday and new episodes will continue to release weekly until mid-October. Paramount+ adds new episodes of its computer-animated series Fat Nateand the platform will also add a new episode of the 2009 horror movie Orphan.
Disney+ added Marvel Spidey and His Amazing Friends Season 2 on August 19
The computer-animated superhero show Marvel’s Spidey and His Amazing Friends Season 2 will air on August 19, 2022. The show originally aired on Disney Junior on August 6, 2021 and features young versions of popular Marvel characters including Peter Parker, Miles Morales and Gwen Stacy as their versions respective roles of the masked hero. The series is a collection of shorts, and Disney+ will have both seasons available to stream this weekend.
She-Hulk: Attorney at Law debuted on Disney+ on August 18
The highly anticipated new show from Marvel Studios She-Hulk: Lawyer premiered Thursday, August 18, 2022. The show stars reluctant superheroine Jennifer Walters, aka She-Hulk, who is played by Tatiana Maslany. Mark Ruffalo reprises his role as the Hulk on the show and serves as the cause for the transformation of She-Hulk and her trainer in preparation for the forces of evil. New episodes of the show will be released weekly, and the series will end on October 13, 2022. Audiences can prepare to laugh at this relatively light-hearted Marvel series.
Big Nate returns to Paramount+ on August 19
Paramount+ adds new episodes of its original series Fat Nate on August 19, 2022. The show first premiered in February 2022 and the premise follows the adventures of sixth-grade student Nate Wright. Nate lives with his single father and sister. He is a rebellious child with a group of friends who participate in his semi-competent ideas, even if it sometimes gets them in trouble at school. The series contains full episodes and shorts that feature Nate’s various escapades.
Orphan: First Kill premieres on Paramount+ August 19
The Original Paramount+ Horror Movie Orphan: first murder serves as a prequel to the 2009 film Orphan. Both films star Isabelle Fuhrman as the main antagonistic force wreaking havoc on the family that adopted her. Many viewers of the original film already know that Esther (Fuhrman) is actually a grown woman pretending to be an adoptable child. Critics considered the film an entertaining ride that is surprisingly delicious and satisfying. First murder out in select theaters and will be available to stream on Paramount+ on August 19, 2022.
Beauty and the Beast (1991) Sing-Along hits Disney+ August 19
The Sing-Along Version of Disney’s Original Animated Musical The beauty and the Beast will now be added to Disney+. The film takes place in 1756 and features a young woman who likes to read novels. She’s captured by a beast that lives in a castle hidden in the woods, and she eventually realizes he’s not that bad. The music is iconic and enjoyable for multiple generations. Now families can get together to sing the lyrics to the movie.
Disney+ is also adding Beauty and the Beast (2017) Sing-Along on August 19
Disney+ didn’t stop with the animated movie, as it’s also adding a sung version of the live-action movie starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens. Harry Potter moviegoers were thrilled to see a star of the lead actor in a retelling of the classic Disney film. Watson showcased his musical talent, and now families can embrace the magic together as they rewatch the film and sing along to the lyrics.
Tangled joins the Sing-Along Club on Disney+ on August 19
Disney+ is adding another sing-along version to its catalog this weekend with Tangled join the club. The computer-animated film tells the story of Rapunzel with some entertaining additions and adaptations to the original story. Mandy Moore starred as Rapunzel, and the film won several awards, including Best Original Song. Tangled is a favorite among younger audiences, and the film is old enough to appeal to older fans as well. The family can come together to relive the magic while singing their favorite songs.