Disney has announced the news that will arrive in August on Disney +, the streaming service that debuted in Italy last March (HERE the news of July 2020). It starts on August 7 with "Howard: Life, Words", a documentary directed by Don Hahn (Beauty and the Beast) on the life of Howard Ashman, the historian lyricist who worked on classics such as "Aladdin", "Beauty and the Beast", "The Little Mermaid" and musicals including "The little shop of horrors".
The film uses unpublished archival material, films, personal photographs and interviews to take an intimate look at Ashman's life from birth in Baltimore to premature death, placing the emphasis on his creative sensitivity and the process that led him to create his music.
Also from August 7th seasons 2 and 3 of "Alex & Co." will also be available and the first season of "The Greens in the City". On August 14 the musical "The Greatest Showman", inspired by the life of P.T. Barnum, a visionary who created the "Greatest Show in the World", a celebration of his fervent imagination that fascinated audiences around the world. In the cast we find Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson is Zendaya.
"Magic Camp", a film by Mark Walters interpreted by Adam Devine. The story focuses on Andy Duckerman (Adam Devine), a 35-year-old man who was a legend when he attended the Institute of Magic in a mountain hut that hosted a large group of young aspiring wizards every summer. Andy, now forced to make ends meet as a professional illusionist, is frustrated and depressed by the turn his career has taken.
When the Institute invites him to return as an instructor, Andy finds himself at the head of the most immature and clumsy group of aspiring conjurers. As if that wasn't enough, he must also deal with Kristina Darkwood, his ex-girlfriend and current bitter rival (Gillian Jacobs), also an instructor. Andy slowly earns the respect of his team of novice artists and prepares it to compete with the other wizards of the campsite, more experienced, in the Cylinder race, the Institute's annual magic competition.
We close on August 28 with "Phineas and Ferb Il Film: Candace against the universe", produced by Dan Povenmire is Jeff "Swampy" Marsh. The protagonists are half brothers Phineas and Ferb, their older sister Candace, Perry the platypus and the Danville gang. The plot sees Phineas and Ferb traveling across the galaxy to save Candace, kidnapped by aliens and later found in a perfect world on a distant planet, free of annoying siblings.
Following the list with all the news:
- August 7 – Howard: Life, Words
- August 7 – Alex & Co. – Seasons 2 – 3
- August 7 – The Greens in the City – Season 1
- August 7 – Big Hero 6 – The series – Season 1
- August 14 – Magic Camp
- August 14 – The Greatest Showman
- August 14 – The Proud Family – Seasons 1 – 2
- August 28 – Phineas and Ferb The Film: Candace against the Universe
- August 28 – Bear Grills: Celebrity Edition
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