Disney+ Australia May 2024 Highlights; Shardlake, Let It Be and More

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Disney+ has some big titles arriving on the streaming service this May, including original series, films, and documentaries.

On Wednesday, May 1, viewers can tune in to the premiere of Shardlake, a Tudor murder-mystery series based on CJ Sansom’s novel. Starring Arthur Hughes and Sean Bean, the show follows barrister Matthew Shardlake as he solves crimes in Henry VIII’s England.

On Friday, May 3, the Emmy Award-winning docuseries Welcome to Wrexham returns for its third season. The series follows Hollywood stars Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds as they navigate running the Welsh football club Wrexham AFC, with the new season bringing unprecedented access to the pitch and locker room.

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On Wednesday, May 8, Disney+ presents The Beatles: Let It Be, a restored version of the 1970 documentary that offers a behind-the-scenes look at the iconic band.

On Tuesday, May 14, Marvel fans can enjoy Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of X-Men ’97, a behind-the-scenes look at the beloved animated series.

On Wednesday, May 24, music fans can look forward to The Beach Boys, a documentary celebrating the legendary band that revolutionized pop music. The film features interviews with band members, archival footage, and insights from luminaries in the music industry.

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On Thursday, May 23, reality TV fans can catch the fifth season premiere of The Kardashians, following the famous family’s ever-evolving dynamics and endeavors.

Disney+ rounds out the month with the premiere of Jim Henson Idea Man on Friday, May 31. This documentary offers a glimpse into the mind of the creative visionary behind Sesame Street and The Muppet Show, showcasing his early years and providing access to his personal archives.

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