DISNEY + may be a young streaming platform, but it's certainly got a lot to offer.

This April, Disney is set to drop a whole new swathe of releases. Here's what you can expect from this month…

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What will be released on Disney+ UK in April 2021?

Gnomeo & Juliet

Gnomeo & Juliet, as the title suggests, is a retelling of Shakespeare's famous play with – you guessed it – gnomes. It will land on Disney+ on April 2.

In the 2011 comedy, Scottish acting legend James McAvoy voices garden ornament Gnomeo, who falls in love with the gnome next-door, Juliet, voiced by Emily Blunt.

The star-crossed pair belong to rival gardens who are engaged in a bitter

The families are voiced by a truly A-list cast including Michael Caine,
Maggie Smith, Jason Statham, Ozzy Osbourne and Dolly Parton.

Filthy Rich

Filthy Rich is a brand new series coming to Disney+ on Friday April 9. 

Starring Kim Cattrall, It centres around a mega-rich Southern family who made their millions through a Christian television network based in Louisiana.

When thenetwork's founder dies in a plane crash, a battle ensues between three of his illegitimate children who want to inherit his empire.

The channel bills the new series as a "Gothic family drama in which wealth, power and religion collide—with outrageously soapy results".

Earth Moods

Earth Moods is an ultra-relaxing docu-series which will showcase the beauty of our planet. It drops on Disney+ on April 16.

With no narration, the five episodes are designed to take a meditative look at Earth.

The new offering from National Geographic "takes viewers on the ultimate retreat—transporting them to an array of colorful and calming corners of the world.

"Viewers travel to glaciers, deserts, rainforests and metropolises to escape from everyday life."

Criminal Minds

Cult classic police show Criminal Minds is coming to Disney+, with all 15 series dropping on April 9.

The show follows the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit, which profiles criminals to solve crimes.

If you're a fan of serial killer TV shows – this one is for you.

What is Disney+?

Here’s what you need to know…

Disney+ is a new streaming service for films and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and more.

It is similar to rivals offerings Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, and has a massive collection of films and family shows.

Disney+ features over 5,000 episodes of old Disney shows, and more than 30 seasons of The Simpsons.

It features every Star Wars, Disney and Pixar movie as well as a host of documentaries from Disney-owned National Geographic.

Disney+ costs £5.99 a month or £59.99 a year in the UK, and $6.99 per month or $69.99 per year in the US.

The streaming app works on mobiles, tablets, Xbox One, PS4 and most smart TVs.

The full list of new shows and movies on Disney + in April 2021

Here's a full rundown of EVERYTHING you can expect in April.

April 2

  • Caravan of Courage
  • Star Wars: Clone Wars – Volume I & II
  • Star Wars: Ewoks (S1 & 2)
  • The Story of the Faithful Wookiee
  • Bob’s Burgers – Seasons 1 – 10
  • Running With Bear Grylls – Season 5
  • Wicked Tuna – Season 9
  • Father Of The Bride
  • Father Of The Bride Part II
  • The Help
  • Fright Night
  • People Like Us

April 9

  • Solar Opposites – Season 2 
  • Criminal Minds – Seasons 1- 15
  • Grey’s Anatomy – Season 16
  • Dangerous Minds
  • Dinosaurs – Seasons 1-4
  • The Island at the Top of the World
  • Man of the House

April 16

  • Earth Moods
  • Grown-Ish – Seasons 1 & 2
  • Baby’s Day Out
  • The Big Year
  • Predators
  • Prometheus
  • Sunshine
  • Third Man on the Mountain
  • Squanto: A Warrior’s Tale

April 22

  • Secrets Of The Whales
  • April 23
  • Fosse/ Verdon – Season 1
  • Morgan
  • Dino Ranch
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

April 30

  • Nomadland
  • Assembled: The Making of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier
  • Secrets Of Sulphur Springs – Episodes 1- 5
  • White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf
  • Armageddon
  • The 25th Hour
  • 9-11 – Season 3
  • Disney Junior Mira
  • South Pacific

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