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New on Disney+: October 2020

The Mandalorian season 2 debuts this month on Disney+. Photo: Disney.

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This Month’s Highlight

The Mandalorian season 2

May the force continue to be with this: The second season of The Mandalorian is approaching, with the iconic duo of Baby Yoda (puppet) and the titular, eternally helmet-ed gunfighter (Pedro Pascal) taking their buddy dramedy to even further depths of the galaxy. The goal? Reuniting our little green fella with “its own kind,” even though, as pretty much everyone in the season’s latest trailer realizes, they have no idea what its own kind is. “You expect me to search the galaxy,” our Mandalorian says, “and deliver this creature to a race of enemy sorcerers?” In this climate? Baby Yoda, for his part, is being very helpful by floating around in his bassinet and cooing on command. —Devon Ivie

Full List of What’s New on Disney+ for October 2020

Noteworthy selections in bold.

Available October 1

Maleficent

Available October 2

Beverly Hills Chihuahua
Cheaper by the Dozen 2
Mr. Holland’s Opus
Secrets of the Zoo: Down Under (Season 1)
The Simpsons (Season 31)
Zenimation Extended Edition (Series Premiere)

Available October 9

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
Oil Spill of the Century
The Right Stuff (Series Premiere)
Wild Portugal
X2

Available October 16

Clouds (Series Premiere)
Disney Junior the Rocketeer (Season 1)
Drain (Season 3)
Lost on Everest
Marvel’s Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United
Meet the Chimps (Series Premiere)

Available October 23

Gathering Storm (Season 1)
India from Above (Season 1)
Marvel Super Hero Adventures (Shorts) (Season 4)
Once Upon a Snowman (Series Premiere)
Pompeii: Secrets of the Dead
Ultimate Viking Sword

Available October 30

Disney the Owl House (Season 1)
The Mandalorian (Season Premiere)
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
X-Ray Earth (Season 1)

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New on Disney+: October 2020