Disney+ Hotstar has garnered significant attention lately for its impressive selection of exclusive series and movies. Marvel, in particular, has played a major role in the platform’s success with hit series such as WandaVision, Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and the recent addition, Loki. Given Marvel’s massive fan base, it’s no surprise that Hotstar has capitalized on this. In addition to these popular titles, several other highly anticipated shows and films are in the works. Here are the top upcoming movies and series to look out for on Disney+ Hotstar.
1Marvel Studios’ Echo
This show is about the origin story of Echo. It revisits Maya Lopez, whose ruthless behavior in New York City catches up with her in her hometown. She must face her past, reconnect with her Native American roots and embrace the meaning of family and community if she ever hopes to move forward. All episodes of the show drop on January 10, 2024 on Disney+ Hotstar.
2SUGA: Road to D-Day
This documentary is about Min Yoon-gi, known professionally by his stage names Suga and Agust D, who is a South Korean rapper, songwriter and record producer, who debuted as a member of the South Korean boy Band BTS in 2013. In this new documentary, SUGA takes the viewers on a road trip across multiple cities around the world, including Las Vegas, San Francisco and Malibu. The documentary is yet to get a release date.
Off the coast of Somalia, when the passengers of a ship are taken hostage by pirates, an unlikely hero steps forward to save them all. The series doesn’t have a concrete release date but will arrive soon on Disney+ Hotstar.
4Percy Jackson And The Olympians
Percy Jackson and the Olympians is an upcoming American television series for the streaming service Disney+, based on the novel series of the same name by Rick Riordan. It follows the story of a 12-year-old demigod Percy Jackson who is accused by the Greek god Zeus of stealing his lightning bolt. The series is coming to Disney+ Hotstar on December 20, 2023.
5Diary of a Wimpy Kid Christmas: Cabin Fever
After getting stuck with his family in the snow during his winter vacation, Greg worries about getting the new console. The movie comes to Disney+ Hotstar on December 8.
Releasing on November 29, Aruna’s Magic is about Mima, a teenager in Rio De Janeiro, who tries to hide her strange power of hyperempathy in a world that is apart from magic and is experiencing a solar crisis.
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7Running Wild with Bear Grylls: The Challenge
The season 2 of the series featuring wildlife explorer Bear Grylls and popular celebrities will stream on Disney+ from October 25.
8Explorer: Lake of Fire
It is a Nat Geo special where a team of explorers attempt to reach the top of a remote, unexplored volcano in search of answers to the mystery of when and why volcanoes erupt. It will begin streaming on Disney+ from October 27.
A new Disney+ Original called Goosebumps will debut on the platform on October 13. It is based on a novel of the same name. Five episodes from the ten-part series will debut as part of the streamers’ annual “Hallowstream” and “Huluween” celebrations.
10Loki Season 2
The season 2 of Loki will pick up from the events of season 1 where Sylvie set off a multiverse war, Loki is stranded in another dimension, and an even more dangerous variant of He Who Remains has come to power. The series will begin streaming on the platform from October 6, 2023.
11Marvel Studios’ Legends Season 2
The series provides an insight into various Marvel Cinematic Universe heroes and villains with an aim to provide a refresher for what has happened so far in the MCU timeline. The season 2 of the series will come to the streaming platform on September 29, 2023.
12To Catch a Smuggler Season 5
The season 5 of ‘To Catch a Smuggler’ will begin streaming on Disney+ Hotstar on September 27. The series revolves around Homeland Security officers who work to track down and stop the flow of illegal contraband at America’s airports, seaports and border crossings.
13Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life
Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life is an animated series whose season 2 will premiere on Disney+ Hotstar on August 30. It is about best of buddies who drive each other nuts while pursuing acorns and facing down bullies.
14Kiya & The Kimoja Heroes
Kiya & The Kimoja is about a 7-year-old African girl who loves ballet and martial arts and her two best friends put on their magical crystal headbands to become superheroes and defend their community. It is coming to Disney+ Hotstar on August 30.
The series is about Ahsoka Tano who investigates an emerging threat to the galaxy following the fall of the Empire. It will premiere on Disney+ Hotstar on August 23.
16Life Below Zero: Port Protection Alaska
Port Protection is about people who have left behind normal society and chosen a different life in a remote Alaskan community. The docu-series comes to the platform on July 26.
In the sixth instalment of Raven’s Home, Tess comes to visit Booker in San Francisco, but a jealous Neil decides to prove who is the best BFF. Raven and Victor compete to be Alice’s room parent. The series comes to Disney+ Hotstar on July 26.
18The Slumber Party
The Slumber Party, is based on the well-known teen novel “The Sleepover” by Jen Malone, from Imagine Kids+Family. The movie follows the hilarious consequences of a sleepover birthday party hypnotism that went wrong as Megan, Page and Veronica, wake up with no memories of the night before. It is arriving on Disney+ Hotstar on July 28.
19Avatar: The Way of Water
The much-awaited sci-fi sequel from James Cameron is now coming to Disney+ Hotstar on June 7. It follows the events that took place in the first instalment, where Jake Sully and Ney’tiri have now formed a family and are doing everything to stay together. However, they must leave their home and explore the regions of Pandora. When an ancient threat resurfaces, Jake must fight a difficult war against the humans.
Wild Life is a National Geographic documentary that will be streaming on Disney+ from May 26. From Oscar-winning filmmakers Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, “Wild Life” follows conservationist Kris Tompkins on a decades-spanning love story as wild as the landscapes she dedicated her life to protecting.
21Marvel Studios’ Secret Invasion
The upcoming project called Secret Invasion from Marvel starring Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Emilia Clarke as Abigail Brand, and more, is all set to arrive on Disney+ Hotstar on June 21. The story will revolve around Fury and Talos who will try to stop the Skrulls who have infiltrated the highest spheres of the Marvel Universe.
22Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania
The latest Marvel flick starring Paul Rudd in lead is coming to Disney+ on May 17. As for its plot, Ant-Man and the Wasp find themselves exploring the Quantum Realm, interacting with strange new creatures and embarking on an adventure that pushes them beyond the limits of what they thought was possible.
23American Born Chinese
In this series, Jin Wang, a high schooler struggling with his school and home life, meets Wei-Chen, the new Taiwanese exchange student at his school. However, things take a turn when Jin is unwittingly entangled in a battle of Chinese mythological gods. This series is coming to Disney+ on May 24.
24Black Travel across America
Travel Consultant, Martinique Lewis, embarks on a journey to visit historically listed Green Book locations and modern black travel destinations. The movie is coming to Disney+ Hotstar on February 24, 2023.
25The Low Tone Club
Amaranto Molina teaches at a school that specializes in music education; due to old rules, some students are at a disadvantage and do not meet the standards of commercial success. This series will start streaming from February 22, 2023.
Taaza Khabar stars YouTube sensation Bhuvan Bam in lead. The series is about a Sanitation worker, how he stumbles upon magical powers which leads to a riveting new ride for the man, and how it stirs his humble life. The series will begin streaming on Disney+ Hotstar from January 6, 2023.
27Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
The movie that was released in theatres back in November of last year has made its OTT debut on Disney+ Hotstar. The movie is about Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M’Baku, Okoye and the Dora Milaje fighting to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death.