Welcome to Wrexhamthe highly-anticipated sports documentary about Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney’s acquisition of Wrexham AFC is out August 25 on Disney+.
The series, which airs on Hulu in America, sees the Hollywood stars take over the Welsh town’s historic but ailing football club.
Reynolds and McElhenney bought the oldest club in Welsh football in November 2020, the deal closing in February 2021.
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Since taking over the club, the two have been filming a reality show about the team that reached the National League play-off semi-finals and the 2022 FA Trophy final in the 2021/22 season.
The news comes as Disney+ announces a number of new titles coming to the UK streaming platform in 2022 and 2023.
Also announced was a psychological thriller The patient with Steve Carell and Domhnall Gleeson. In this limited series, Carell plays a psychotherapist who is being held captive by a serial killer.
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Other confirmed titles include Fleishman is in trouble, based on the New York Times bestseller, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Lizzy Caplan, Claire Danes and Adam Brody; and Welcome to Chippendales with Kumail Nanjiani.
The Chippendales series tells the true story behind the famous male revue show and stars Nanjiani as founder Somen “Steve” Banerjee. “People don’t know that the real story is really wild,” Nanjiani told People. “Some really surprising things have happened, and it’s surprising that people don’t really know about it.”
“What’s happening behind the scenes is crazy. It’s enough for about 10 podcasts.”
Disney+ has also been confirmed as the UK streaming home mikethe show that tells the story of the dynamic and controversial life of boxing icon Mike Tyson, starring Trevante Rhodes.
New spy series The old man will land exclusively on Disney+ in the fall. Based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Thomas Perry and starring Jeff Bridges, John Lithgow, Amy Brenneman and Alia Shawkat, it follows Dan Chase (Jeff Bridges), a CIA fugitive decades ago and killed by the CIA lives grid since.
Animation for adults also joins Disney+ little demon starring Aubrey Plaza as the voice of Laura who, after being impregnated by Satan (voiced by Danny DeVito), attempts to live a normal life in Delaware with her Antichrist daughter, but is constantly thwarted by monstrous forces.
Also, UK originals will be added over the next 12 months including wedding season, Extraordinaryand David Beckham’s documentaries Save our squad. Plus, new seasons of American Horror Stories (Season 2) and Reservation dogs (Season 2) coming soon.
New films making their debut this year include The princess with Joey King on July 1st, Not okay on July 29, preya whole new entry in the predator Franchise on August 5 and Rosaline with Kaitlyn Dever later that year.
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