During the 2020 Walt Disney Company Investor Day presentation a massive Olympic-sized set of announcements were made about the upcoming releases coming from Disney’s massive media empire. From theatrical and digital releases on Disney+ and beyond there was a lot to uncover.

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The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers 

Lauren Graham (“Gilmore Girls,” “Parenthood”) and Emilio Estevez (reprising his role from the original  feature films) star in the next chapter of the hit Mighty Ducks franchise, premiering in early 2021. In present  day Minnesota, the Mighty Ducks have evolved from scrappy underdogs to an ultra-competitive, powerhouse  youth hockey team. After 12-year-old Evan is unceremoniously cut from the Ducks, he and his mom Alex  set out to build their own ragtag team of misfits to challenge the cutthroat, win-at-all-costs culture of  competitive youth sports. 

Big Shot 

The series follows a temperamental college basketball coach who gets fired from his job and must take  a teaching and coaching job at an elite all-girls private high school. Big Shot stars John Stamos and an  ensemble cast of up-and-coming actors alongside Yvette Nicole Brown. 

The Mysterious Benedict Society 

Placed undercover at a boarding school known as The Institute, a group of orphans must foil a nefarious  plot with global ramifications while creating a new sort of family along the way. Based on the bestseller by  Trenton Lee Stewart which Time Magazine called “one of the best young adult books of all time,” the series  stars Emmy® Award winner Tony Hale (“Veep,” “Arrested Development”) in the titular role and features a  standout ensemble of young actors. 

Turner & Hooch  

When an ambitious, buttoned-up US Marshall inherits a big unruly dog, he soon realizes the dog he didn’t  want may be the partner he needs. Josh Peck stars as Scott Turner, son of Detective Scott Turner portrayed  in the original 1989 film by Tom Hanks. 


Beauty and the Beast (working title) 

Starring Luke Evans and Josh Gad in the roles they made famous in the hit live action feature film, the  music, romance, comedy and adventure of the Beauty and the Beast universe continues in this prequel that  explores the kingdom in the years before the Beast and Belle’s epic romance. We will witness the destinies of  many familiar characters take shape as they cross paths with new characters — including an unconventional  and modern take on the traditional “Disney Princess” – as they experience their own exciting epic adventures  and romances, all set to an original soundtrack from Academy Award winning composer Alan Menken.

Swiss Family Robinson 

From creators Ron Moore (“Outlander”) and Jon Chu (“Crazy Rich Asians”), Swiss Family Robinson is a  modern reimagining of the classic Disney film about a family shipwrecked on a desert island. 

Percy Jackson and the Olympians 

This new series explores the epic adventures of a modern-day demigod, based on the bestselling book series by  Rick Riordan from Disney Publishing Worldwide, with over one hundred million copies of his books now in print.

But Wait, There’s More!

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