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What's new on Disney+ Canada for kids and families in September 2020

Disney+ is always adding to their library of movies, TV shows and shorts to watch. Here's what your family can look forward to in September 2020.

New content is coming to Disney+! The streaming service from Disney has announced which new TV shows and movies will be added to its lineup next month, and of course that means, more options for the whole family! There’s a handful of titles to look forward to in September, including premier access to Mulan, a bunch of movies from the Tinker Bell series and new episodes of Muppets Now! Check out the full lineup with specific release dates below.

But first, an important note: The age recommendations offered below are approximate. Every kid is different, and you’re the best judge of what’s appropriate and what your kid can handle.

Mulan

Best for: 8+
A fearless young woman risks everything out of love for her family and her country to become one of the greatest warriors China has ever known. When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army to defend the country from Northern invaders, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honored warrior, steps in to take the place of her ailing father. Masquerading as a man, Hua Jun, she is tested every step of the way and must harness her inner-strength and embrace her true potential. It is an epic journey that will transform her into an honored warrior and earn her the respect of a grateful nation…and a proud father. With Premier Access for $34.99, viewers can watch Mulan starting September 4 before it’s available to all Disney+ subscribers.

Bend It Like Beckham

Best for: 12+
The daughter of orthodox Sikh rebels against her parents’ traditionalism and joins a football team. Available September 4

George and A.J.

Best for: 7+
After Nurses George and A.J. of the Shady Oaks Retirement Village witness Carl leaving with his house towed by balloons, other senior citizens around the city are inspired to make their own “escapes”, much to George and A.J.’s chagrin. Available September 4

The Incredible Dr. Pol, Season 15

Best for: 9+
With more than 20,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, this senior is anything but retiring as he takes an old school, no-nonsense approach to veterinary medicine.
Available September 4

Kingdom of the White Wolf, Season 1

Best for: 9+
Ronan Donovan, our expert guide and National Geographic photographer, takes the audience on an intimate exploration of the Arctic during the endless day of the summer months, giving insight to the unexpected abundance of the ‘Garden of the Arctic’ in Wolf Valley as he attempts to embed with a wolf family pack. Available September 4

Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers

Best for: 4+
Best friends Mickey, Donald and Goofy are gatekeepers with big dreams of becoming Musketeers. The opportunity arises when Princess Minnie’s throne gets endangered and the friends go to help her. Available September 4

Mulan II (2005)

Best for: 4+
While preparing for their wedding, Shang and Mulan are suddenly sent off on a secret mission. Mushu starts to meddle, and a surprise attack by Mongolians doesn’t help either. Available September 4

Party Central

Best for: 5+
With a little trickery, Mike and Sulley help their social outcast friends at Monsters University have the best frat party ever. Available September 4

Pocahontas II: Journey To A New World

Best for: 5+
Pocahontas sets off on a journey to England with Meeko, Flit, and Percy. Hearing rumours of John Smith’s death, Pocahontas tries to prevent war and battle. Available September 4

Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure, Season 3

Best for: 5+
Rapunzel escapes from the palace since she finds it hard to adapt to the royal lifestyle. Together with her friends, she is on the quest to find her true self. Available September 4

Riley’s First Date

Best for: 5+
Riley, who is now 12, is hanging out with her parents at home when potential trouble comes knocking. Mom’s and Dad’s Emotions find themselves forced to deal with Riley going on her first date. Available September 4

Tinker Bell

Best for: 4+
Enter the land of Tinker Bell and her four best fairy friends. Available September 4

Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue

Best for: 4+
Tinker Bell must team up with a rival fairy to keep their existence a secret from humans. Available September 4

Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure

Best for: 4+
Tinker Bell journey far North of Never Land to patch things up with her friend Terence and restore a Pixie Dust Tree. Available September 4

Tinker Bell and the Pirate Fairy

Best for: 4+
When Zarina steals Pixie Hollow’s Blue Pixie Dust and flies away, Tinker Bell and her friends sets on a journey to get them back. Available September 4

Trick or Treat

Best for: 5+
Trick or Treat is a 1952 animated short film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by RKO Radio Pictures. The cartoon, which takes place on Halloween night, follows a series of pranks between Donald Duck and his nephews with Witch Hazel. Available September 4

Earth to Ned

Best for: 7+
From the Jim Henson Company comes a late-night talk show hosted by alien commander Ned and his lieutenant Cornelius, who call off the invasion of Earth after they fall in love with human culture. Broadcasting from the bridge of their spaceship, hidden deep underground, Ned and Cornelius interview Earth’s greatest resource, celebrities. With the help of the ship’s artificial intelligence, BETI, and the destructive CLODs, Ned must keep his show a secret from his home planet or suffer the wrath of the Admiral of the Galactic Fleet. Available September 4

One Day at Disney

Best for: 7+
An inside look at some of the people working across Disney to make the magic happen. New episodes every Friday in September

Weird But True, Season 3 (cont.)

Best for: 7+
Did you know there are more stars in the universe, than grains of sand on the whole planet?! So weird! National Geographic’s newest season of Weird But True! on Disney+ gets even weirder! New episodes every Friday in September

Muppets Now

Best for: 6+
Muppets Now
social media intern, Robin The Frog, makes Scooter co-moderator of the social media accounts. Scooter attempts to carry out this week’s upload amidst a flood of alerts, requests, and notifications. Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and his assistant, Beaker, receive legal lectures and accidental assistance from Muppet attorney, Joe The Legal Weasel. The Swedish Chef faces his competitor, Marina Michelson, to prove his family recipe makes the most magnificent meatball. Fozzie Bear talks shop with fellow comedian Seth Rogen, while babysitting some bad babies. Linda Cardellini and Taye Diggs indulge Miss Piggy more than usual for this installment of Lifestyle with Miss Piggy. Season finale available September 4

Pixar in Real Life

Best for: 4+
This live action series brings iconic characters and moments from Pixar films into the real world. Filmed on location in and around New York City, the series surprises and delights real people in real locations when they least expect it. Season finale available September 4

Christopher Robin

Best for: 8+
A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life. Available September 11

Big

Best for: 12+
After wishing to be made big, a teenage boy wakes the next morning to find himself mysteriously in the body of an adult. Available September 18

Coop & Cami Ask the World, Season 2

Best for: 7+
This show centres on two middle school siblings who make nearly all of their decisions crowd sourcing opinions from the millions of followers of Cooper’s online channel Would You Wrather? Available September 18

Becoming

Best for: 7+
From Executive Producers LeBron James & Maverick Carter, Becoming chronicles the inspirational life stories of world-class entertainers, musicians and athletes. Each episode follows a different celebrity back to their hometown as they revisit memorable locations that were central to their upbringing. Family members, coaches, teachers, mentors, and close friends share significant, personal memories of the subjects before they hit it big. These rarely heard stories provide an intimate look into the central moments in each star’s journey towards becoming who they are today. Available September 18

Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears A Who!

Best for: 4+
Horton, an elephant, must dodge his pesky neighbours and find a safe place to keep the dust speck, which contains a microscopic community of creatures known as The Whos. Available September 18

Ever After: A Cinderella Story

Best for: 8+ The Brothers Grimm arrive at the home of a wealthy Grande Dame who speaks of the many legends surrounding the fable of the cinder girl before telling the “true” story of her ancestor. Available September 18

Kingdom of the Mummies

Best for: 9+
In the shadow of the world’s oldest pyramids, a team of archaeologists, led by Dr. Ramadan Hussein, has made the discovery of a lifetime: a fully intact burial complex buried deep beneath the sand. Available September 18

Marvel Super Hero Adventures, Shorts

Best for: 3+
Spider-Man teams with other Marvel heroes, in this short-form series, to teach the benefits of friendship, co-operation and heroism. Available September 18

Notre Dame: Race Against the Inferno

Best for: 10+
On 15th April 2019, during Holy Monday Mass, the world’s most famous cathedral caught fire. Notre-Dame de Paris was ablaze in minutes, as an epic battle unfolded for heroic French firefighters. Under the gaze of the world’s media, they fought the inferno for more than 15 hours. Exclusive footage and interviews bring vividly to life the moment-by-moment courage of the Paris fire and police services, as they put their lives on the line to save this historic building. Available September 18

Once Upon a Time, Season 1-7

Best for: 12+
A young woman with a troubled past is drawn to a small town in Maine where fairy tales are to be believed. Available September 18

Soy Luna, Season 2-3

Best for: 7+
Luna Valente lives with her family in Cancún, Mexico. She goes to school, has her own group of friends, has a job, and loves to skate. However, her life changes when her parents are given a job offer that moves them to Buenos Aires, Argentina. There she finds a skating rink named Jam and Roller where she learns free styling. Available September 18

Violetta, Season 3

Best for: 8+
A musically talented teenager who returns to her native Buenos Aires after living in Europe. Available September 18

Secret Society of Second-Born Royals

Best for: 8+
Secret Society of Second Born Royals 
follows Sam, a teenage royal rebel second in line to the throne of the kingdom of Illyria. Just as Sam’s disinterest in the royal way of life is at an all-time high, she discovers she has super-human abilities and is invited to join a secret society of similar extraordinary second-born royals charged with keeping the world safe. With guidance from their Secret Society instructor James, Sam and a new class of royal recruits must first learn to harness their new powers at a top-secret training camp before they can save the world. Series premiere available September 25

Fancy Nancy: Fancy it Yourself, Shorts + Season 2

Best for: 4+
Six-year-old Nancy is excited to experience what the world has to offer and to celebrate the differences that make everyone unique. Available September 25

The Giant Robber Crab

Best for: 9+
Thievery and treachery are second nature for the robber crabs that rule of Christmas Island, but these brash crustaceans face trouble in paradise. Available September 25

Muppet Babies, Season 2

Best for: 3+
Baby versions of Jim Henson’s famous Muppet characters go on wacky adventures through their imaginations. Available September 25

Sydney to the Max, Season 2

Best for: 6+
Set in the present day with flashbacks to the 1990s, the comedy revolves around outgoing middle school Sydney Reynolds who lives with her single dad Max and with her progressive grandmother Judy—three generations under one roof. Available September 25

Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Best for: 7+
Disney+‘s Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom produced by National Geographic and narrated by Disney fan-favourite Josh Gad (FrozenFrozen II) gives viewers an all-encompassing backstage pass to explore the magic behind two of the world’s most beloved animal experiences, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park and The Seas with Nemo & Friends at EPCOT. Viewers get unprecedented access to some of the most rare and beautiful creatures on the planet and meet the animal care experts who have formed remarkable bonds with the parks’ 5,000 plus animals. Series premiere available September 25