Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Fearless, headstrong: Girl power is front and center in these Disney+ titles

Fearless, headstrong: Girl power is front and center in these Disney+ titles

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This March, we celebrate International Women’s Day by honoring the wonderful and strong women across the world. There’s nothing they can’t do with their inner strength, intellect, talent, and heart—the world will not work without them.

In these eight must-binge Disney+ shows, brave and fierce female icons take center stage  and lead the way this month:

For passionate go-getters

We are all dreamers at heart—what better way to ignite our passion than watching icons take the stage?

Idina Menzel: Which Way To The Stage?

The legendary Broadway star Idina Menzel has become an undeniable Disney icon, starring in Enchanted and Disenchanted, and famously voicing Elsa in the Frozen series. On Which Way to the Stage?, we get to see Menzel go on a national tour and achieve her lifelong dream, headlining a concert in New York City’s iconic Madison Square Garden.

BLACKPINK: THE MOVIE

Global sensation BLACKPINK is hands-down one of the biggest girl groups in the world, with chart-topping hits like “Kill This Love,” “How You Like That,” “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du,” and “Whistle.” BLACKPINK: The Movie celebrates the group’s fifth year together and features exclusive interviews with the extremely talented Jisoo, Jenny, Lisa, and Rosé, along with performances from their highly successful world tours.

Olivia Rodrigo: driving home 2 u 

Filipino-American actress, singer, and songwriter Olivia Rodrigo is one of the brightest young stars in music today, with her debut album “Sour” topping global music charts and earning prestigious Grammy nominations. In driving home 2 u, get an in-depth look at the making of her album, along with special performances of her top hits like “drivers license,” “good 4 u,” and “traitor.”

For headstrong heroines

Heroines are strong and fearless, taking on all challenges and overcoming obstacles along the way. Be inspired by these women on Disney+ and witness their awesome feats of strength and bravery!

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law

Tatiana Maslany as Jennifer “Jen” Walters/She-Hulk in Marvel Studios’ She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, exclusively on Disney+. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. © 2022 MARVEL.

Get ready for a super-powered legal comedy featuring lawyer Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany), aka She-Hulk, as she tackles legal troubles of the superhero kind. Apart from handling superhero legal matters like a boss, she also has to masterfully deal with her new powers and balance her life as a lawyer and superhero on the rise.

WandaVision

From one super-powered series to another, catch Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) in WandaVision where she musters the emotional strength to deal with loss and motherhood while overcoming the threats that look to shatter reality as we know it.

Brave

?BRAVE? (L-R) LORD MACINTOSH and his son, YOUNG MACINTOSH; MERIDA, WEE DINGWALL and his father, LORD DINGWALL; LORD MacGUFFIN and his son, YOUNG MacGUFFIN; QUEEN ELINOR and KING FERGUS. ©2011 Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved.

Brave follows the tale of Merida, a princess who wants to defy royal norms, leading to a quest to save her family and kingdom from war. Brave is an inspiring tale of heroism that young girls will surely love.

For fearless leaders

Throughout history, women have been successful trailblazers and trendsetters, empowering fellow women around the world to take charge. Be inspired to lead like them by watching these amazing women do their thing while breaking norms on Disney+!

Cruella

Emma Stone as Cruella in Disney’s live-action CRUELLA. Photo by Laurie Sparham. © 2021 Disney Enterprises Inc. All Rights Reserved.

In Cruella, we see the titular character, played by Emma Stone, as a young fashion designer looking to make her mark in the industry. With her daring and elaborate designs and a daring group of thieves by her side, little will stand in the way of her success.

Expedition Amelia

Portrait of Allison Fundis, Chief Operating Officer, Ocean Exploration Trust. (photo credit: National Geographic/Stewart Volland)

Amelia Earhart, the first female pilot to fly over the Atlantic Ocean solo, is a role model for women worldwide. Expedition Amelia, produced by National Geographic, looks to solve the mystery of her fateful final journey and find the much-sought answers to one of history’s biggest mysteries.

Boston Strangler (17 Mar)

Keira Knightley as Loretta McLaughlin in 20th Century Studios’ BOSTON STRANGLER, exclusively on Hulu. Photo courtesy of 20th Century Studios. © 2022 20th Century Studios. All Rights Reserved.

This upcoming true crime film is based on the true story of a killer who went on a rampage during the 1960s. It stars Keira Knightley as reporter Loretta McLaughlin, the intrepid journalist who broke the story at the time. She challenges the norms and takes risks to let her voice be heard, and uncover the corruption within the case.

Watch all these amazing movies and shows featuring powerful and inspiring women only on Disney+.

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