What’s New On Disney Plus in May 2022!

This May, Disney Plus, customers can look forward to a plethora of exciting new content. It covered whether you’re looking for new originals set in the MCU or a galaxy far away. New animated shorts from Aardman (UK), Studio Mir (Korea), Studio La Cachette (France), 88 Pictures (India), and D’ART Shtajio (Japan) will be released in May as part of the second volume of Star Wars: Visions, which Lucasfilm will release. The Muppets: Mayhem, Crater, and American Born Chinese are three more major additions. In addition, Disney+ users will access many brand-new original films and series, including “American Born Chinese,” “A Small Light,” and many more.

We’ve compiled a list of the finest shows and films premiering in May 2023. All these shows are included in your Disney Plus subscription at no extra charge.

10. American Born Chinese

Director:Kelvin Yu
Cast:Michelle Yeoh, Ben Wang, Yeo Yann Yann, Chin Han, Daniel Wu
Genre:Action, Comedy
Released Date:May 24
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Gene Luen Yang’s graphic novel “American Born Chinese” is the basis for a genre-hopping action comedy that follows Jin Wang, a typical high school senior struggling to balance his home and school commitments. On the first day of school, Jin meets an international student and finds himself caught in a war between mythical beings from Chinese culture.   Oscar nominees Michelle Yeoh, Ke Huy Quan, and Stephanie Hsu star in the series.

9. Crater

Director:Kyle Patrick Alvarez
Cast:Mckenna Grace, Brady Noon, Billy Barratt
Genre:Kids & family, Adventure, Sci-fi, Drama
Released Date:May 12
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Caleb Channing (Russell-Bailey) is the protagonist of “Crater.” He was reared in a lunar mining colony and, after his father’s death (Mescudi), will be permanently transported to an idyllic remote planet. But before he leaves, he and his pals Dylan (Barratt), Borney (Hong), Marcus (Boyce), and the new girl from Earth, Addison (Grace), take a rover on one more adventure to investigate a mystery crater and grant his father’s last desire.

8. The Muppets Mayhem

Director:Bill Barretta, Adam F. Goldberg, Jeff Yorkes
Cast:Lilly Singh, Tahj Mowry, Saara Chaudry, Anders Holm
Released Date:May 10
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“Throughout “The Muppets Mayhem,” we tag along as The Electric Mayhem Band—comprised of Dr. Teeth on vocals and keyboards, Animal on drums, Floyd Pepper on vocals and bass, Janice on vocals and lead guitar, Zoot on saxophone, and Lips on trumpet—makes its way to the recording studio to lay down tracks for their debut album. When a young, ambitious music executive named Nora Singh (Singh) offers to assist the classic Muppet band in recording an album, the Muppets are forced to confront the modern music industry.

7. Ed Sheeran: The Sum of It All

Cast:Ed Sheeran
Released Date:May 3
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Ed Sheeran, a global superstar, gives fans a rare and intimate look into his personal life as he delves deeper into the universal themes that have always inspired his music. of this series, viewers will see how Ed deals with the most difficult period of his life after hearing some shocking news. Discover more about Ed and his life through the never-before-seen personal archive with friends and family and spectacular stadium performances in this unique 4-part documentary.

6. Disney Intertwined Live

Director:Gastón Etchechoury
Cast:Carolina Domenech, José Gimenez Zapiola, Tatu Glikman
Released Date:May 5, 2023
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Experience the magic of “Disney Intertwined Live” for yourself! Songs from the musical “Freaky Friday: A New Musical,” as well as covers from the ’90s like “Keep Living Without Your Love,” and current hits like “Tacones Rojos” and “Vivir As” are featured in the play.

5. A Small Light

Director:Tony Phelan, Joan Rater
Cast:Bel Powley, Liev Schreiber, Joe Cole, Amira Casar, Billie Boullet
Released Date:May 2
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings:100

The remarkable true story of Otto Frank (Liev Schreiber) and his secretary Miep Gies (Bel Powley) is told in “A Small Light” with a contemporary eye. Gies was a young, carefree, and opinionated woman at a time when such traits could get you killed. For the following two years, she and her brave and dedicated husband Jan (Joe Cole) watched the Pfeffer, Frank, and van Pels families as they hid in the hidden annex.

4. Star Wars: Visions – Season 2

Cast:Michael Sinterniklaas, Neil Kaplan, Adam Sietz
Released Date:May 4
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings:96

“Star Wars: Visions” isn’t limited to just animation but provides a larger context for many artistic interpretations of the Star Wars canon. In Volume 2, the shorts will travel the world to exhibit this potential by highlighting the amazing animation in different cultures through the Star Wars mythos.

3. The Clearing

Director:Matt Cameron, Elise McCredie
Cast:Teresa Palmer, Guy Pearce, Julia Savage
Genre:Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Released Date:May 24
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings:96

“The eight-part psychological thriller “The Clearing” is based on J.P. Pomare’s bestselling crime novel “In The Clearing,” which was in turn inspired by the shadowy realm of actual cults in Australia and elsewhere. To prevent the future kidnapping and coercion of innocent children, the protagonist of this series must confront the demons from her past and endure the nightmares of a cult. The world will be introduced to this new Star Original on May 24, 2023.

2. The Kardashians – Season 3

Director:Eliana Capitani, Caroline Miller
Cast:Barbara Flynn
Released Date:May 25
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Kris, Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, Kendall, and Kylie welcome the cameras back into their lives as they deal with childbirth, co-parenting, and creating their respective media empires. As a family, they will persevere through the challenges ahead despite the strains testing their relationship may cause. “The Kardashians” will premiere its third season on May 25.

1. Class Of ’09

Director:Tom Rob Smith
Cast:Brian Tyree Henry, Kate Mara, Sepideh Moafi, Brian J. Smith, Jon Jon Briones
Genre:Drama, crime Thriller
Released Date:May 10
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“The suspenseful limited series “Class of ’09” follows a group of FBI agents over three periods as they adapt to and struggle with profound changes brought about by the introduction of AI into the American criminal justice system. The series spans decades and is told in various timelines, all exploring the nature of justice, humanity, and the decisions that shape our lives and the world we leave behind.

Above, you’ll find the top 10 Disney Plus shows from May 2023 right here. Furthermore, the full catalog of films and TV shows is provided here.

May 2

A Small Light (2 episodes)

May 3

Ed Sheeran: The Sum of It All

Eureka! – Season 1

May 4

Star Wars: Visions – Volume 2

Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures – Season 1

May 5

Charles: In His Own Words

Disney Intertwined Live

Entrelazados Live!

May 9

A Small Light (2 episodes)

May 10

Life Below Zero – Season 20

The Muppets Mayhem

Class Of ’09

Secrets of the Zoo: Tampa – Season 4

May 12


May 16

A Small Light (2 episodes)

May 17

Critter Fixers: Country Vets – Season 5

Saturdays – Season 1 (4 episodes)

May 23

A Small Light (2 episodes)

May 24

American Born Chinese

Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life – Season 2

The Clearing

Kiff – Season 1 (4 episodes)

Spidey and His Amazing Friends – Season 2 (5 episodes)

May 25

The Kardashians – Season 3

May 26

Wild Life

May 31

Firebuds – Season 1 (6 episodes)


We have compiled a comprehensive list of the April 2023 release dates for your favorite series returning to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu. As May 2023 progresses, the number of new Disney Plus additions is expected to increase from what it appears at first glance. And for the next 30 days, you can count on adding new content here daily.

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