What’s new on Disney Plus in July: Hamilton and more

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This month, Disney Plus will have perhaps its biggest exclusive release so far for the new service. Yes, it’s almost time for the debut of the stage musical Hamilton. However, that’s not the only content update coming to the service. Here are the highlights of what’s coming to Disney Plus in July, followed by the full list of what’s new on the service during the month.

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Hamilton (July 3)

This was supposed to be released to movie theaters in 2021. However, the COVID-19 outbreak caused Disney to launch this long-awaited filmed version of the original stage musical as an exclusive for Disney Plus. Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote and stars in this musical, which uses hip-hop and modern pop music to tell the story of one of the American founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton. This is the filmed version of the original stage production, which won 11 Tony Awards, a Grammy Award, and even the Pulitzer Prize for Best Drama.

Rogue Trip (July 24)

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Another highlight of what’s new for Disney Plus in July includes Rogue Trip, a new National Geographic series. It stars ABC News reporter Bob Woodruff. The series follows him, and his son Mack, on trips to different points around the world, including Colombia, Ukraine, and Ethiopia.

Muppets Now (July 31)


The Muppets are back in this new six-episode series. Muppets Now will include your favorites like Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, and many others. In this series, we get to see the Muppets in charge of their own reality shows. You can also expect to see some celebrity guests show up.

Black is King (July 31)

Beyoncé voiced Nala in 2019’s CGI remake of The Lion King. Now she’s coming back with Black is King, a visual album inspired by The Lion King: The Gift soundtrack album. This visual album will debut exclusively on Disney Plus. It will also include some special guest artists.

What’s new on Disney Plus in July 2020

Here’s the full list of what’s new on the service in July. In addition to the new original shows, many recent Disney movies will debut on the service in the next month. That includes Solo: A Star Wars Story, Incredibles 2, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, and more. The US version of the service will also add its first X-Men movie titles in July.

July 3

  • Hamilton
  • The Big Green
  • The Mighty Ducks
  • Race to Witch Mountain
  • Animal ER
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
  • Ice Age: Collision Course
  • Ice Road Rescue
  • Pixar in Real Life: “UP: Balloon Cart Awayâ€� 
  • Disney Family Sundays – “Peter Pan Shadow Box Theaterâ€� 
  • One Day at Disney – “Zama Magudulela: The Lion King Madrid, Spainâ€� 
  • It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer – Episode 108 

July 10

  • Critter Fixers: Country Vets (S1)
  • Gigantosaurus (S1)
  • Secrets of the Zoo (S3)
  • Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past
  • Disney Family Sundays – “Lilo and Stitch: Family Treeâ€� 
  • One Day at Disney – “Marc Smith: Story Artistâ€� 
  • It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer – Episode 109 

July 17

  • A Pre-Reopening Report from Disneyland
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
  • Disney Junior Music Lullabies
  • Lost City of Machu Picchu
  • Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! (S1-2)
  • The Mousketeers at Walt Disney World
  • Wild Chile (S1)
  • X-Men: Apocalypse
  • Disney Family Sundays – “Moana: Tomato Photo Holderâ€� 
  • One Day at Disney – “Mike Davis: Imagineering Project Managerâ€� 
  • It’s a Dog Life with Bill Farmer – Season Finale 

July 24

  • Rogue Trip 
  • Wild Congo (S1)
  • Wild Sri Lanka (S1)
  • Disney Family Sundays – “The Jungle Book: Finger Puppetâ€� 
  • One Day at Disney – “Chris Christi: Helicopter Reporterâ€� 
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales 

July 31

  • Muppets Now 
  • Black is King 
  • Incredibles 2
  • Alaska Animal Rescue (S1)
  • Animal Showdown (S1)
  • Best Job Ever (S1)
  • Big Cat Games
  • Cradle of the Gods
  • Destination World (S1)
  • Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet (S8)
  • Fearless Adventures with Jack Randall (S1)
  • Hidden Kingdoms of China
  • Hunt for the Abominable Snowman
  • India’s Wild Leopards
  • Jungle Animal Rescue (S1)
  • King Fishers (S1)
  • Lost Temple of the Inca
  • Marvel Funko (S1-2)
  • Surviving the Mount St. Helens Disaster
  • Weirdest, Bestest, Truest (S1)
  • What Sam Sees (S1)
  • Disney Family Sundays – “Mickie and Minnie: Pillowsâ€� 
  • One Day at Disney – “Ryan Meinerding: Marvel Studios Creative Directorâ€� 

That’s what’s new on Disney Plus in July. We’ll be back next month with a new update. Meanwhile, make sure you sign up for Disney Plus below.

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