Everything Coming To Disney+ UK In December 2021

Following the arrival of Disney+ in the UK last year, viewers have had yet another major streaming platform to enjoy. With an already unmatched library of truly magical content, the streaming service adds a fresh batch of films, TV shows, and documentaries each and every month. So if you’re hoping to update your watch-list over the coming weeks, here’s everything arriving on Disney+ UK in December.

With a lineup bursting with top-notch offerings from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, National Geographic, and the recently-added Star channel, there’s something to suit all subscribers, whether you’re into horror flicks, Hollywood classics, family-friendly animations, or in-depth documentaries.

Leading this month’s new additions throughout the Christmas season is the critically-acclaimed animated sequel Paddington 2, the harrowing and emotional U.S. documentary The First Wave, a Disney musical spectacular, a thrilling Star Wars adventure, and much, much more.

So, with an abundance of additional content making its way onto Disney+ in December, you shouldn’t have any trouble finding new things to watch over the next month. And, to give you a nudge in the right direction, here’s a comprehensive guide of what to look out for on Disney+ UK this month.

Directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, and Jodie Corner, this 2021 historical drama tells the story of an admired squire named Jacques Le Gris, who viciously assaults the wife of the respected knight, Jean de Carrouges. However, when Carrouges’s wife steps forward to accuse her attacker, the fate of all three involved are put in God’s hands.

Directed and produced by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, this 2021 documentary tells the incredible true story of the Tham Luang cave rescue of 2018, a mission that saved a junior football team from being trapped inside a flooded cave in Thailand.

Directed and produced by Matthew Heineman, this harrowing 2021 documentary film tells the real-life story of the first four months of COVID-19 pandemic, following the brave health care workers at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens, New York, as they risk their lives in the epic battle to keep patients protected from the virus.

Directed by Paul Feig, and starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, this 2013 action-comedy follows the story of FBI agent Sarah who arrives in Boston to hunt down an elusive drug lord, which she hopes will lead to a big promotion. However, a fellow cop named Mullins, who prefers to do things alone, gets in her way.

Featuring never-before-heard interviews with some of the people closest to her majesty, this fascinating documentary delves into what it is really like being Queen Elizabeth II.

Inspired by the 1988 series of the same name, this coming-of-age comedy follows the story of a 12-year-old Black boy, Dean Williams, living in Montgomery, Alabama, in the late 1960s. Throughout the series, the story is told by Dean’s adult self, who is voiced by the Academy Award-nominated actor, Don Cheadle.

Narrated by the Emmy, Grammy, Tony and Oscar winner, Whoopi Goldberg, this true-crime series unpicks the stories of people who were taken in by claims and promises that proved too good to be true, including everything from identity fraud, to misleading romance, the high-profile college admission scandal and Fyre Festival.

This 2021 animated musical-comedy tells the story of a Columbian girl who grapples with the frustration of being the only member of her family who doesn’t have magical powers. Featuring original songs written by Lin-Manuel Miranda of Hamilton fame, the film also stars the voices of Stephanie Beatriz, John Leguizamo, and María Cecilia, among others.

Directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, this 2020 black comedy follows the story of married couple Bille and Pete, played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell, who decide to jet off on a family skiing vacation to Austria. However, in the wake of a near-death experience, the couple is forced to confront their relationship and their feeling for one another.

This thrilling Star Wars adventure centres on the legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett and mercenary Fennec Shand as they navigate the galaxy’s underworld after returning to the sands of Tatooine, where they seek to stake their claim on the territory that was once ruled by Jabba the Hutt and his crime syndicate.

Based on true events, and starring Anne-Marie Duff, Rafe Spall and Annabel Scholey, this 2020 BBC drama depicts the 2018 Salisbury poisonings, and follows a high-pressured investigation carried out by detectives and emergency services to try and locate the source of a nerve agent in a bid to prevent any further casualties.

This critically-acclaimed animated sequel features the voices of Ben Whishaw, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Brendan Gleeson, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, and Hugh Grant, and follows the loveable Paddington as he takes up a new job to ensure he can afford to buy the perfect gift for his aunt on her 100th birthday. However, the gift is stolen, and Paddington is wrongly arrested and imprisoned for the theft.