Disney-Pixar Shares More Updates and Announcements Including New Shows

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Here we go with more exciting Disney Investor Day news! This time we’re looking at the exciting announcements and updates related to upcoming Disney-Pixar Projects. So let’s get started:


Pixar’s latest feature film will officially premiere on Disney+ in just over two weeks, on Christmas Day.


Pixar is known for their amazing shorts which accompany each of their feature films, and Burrow will be the SparkShort attached to Soul. The story will follow a young rabbit as she tries to build her dream home. It will be available on Disney+ on Christmas Day.

Inside Pixar

Inside Pixar is a Disney+ exclusive a documentary series taking viewers on a never-before-seen tour of the Pixar Animation Studios. The first five episodes are now available with more coming in the next few months.

New Shorts with Favorite Characters

Coming in January, Pixar will release a collection of mini-shorts featuring favorite Pixar characters in brand new stories.

Dug Days

One of three upcoming Pixar series for Disney+, Dug Days will act as a sequel to Up exploring Dug’s life as he learns to be a dog in suburbia. Dug Days is set to hit Disney+ in fall 2021.


Lightning McQueen & Mater Series

The second Pixar series heading to Disney+ will feature Cars favorites Lightening McQueen and Mater on a cross country road trip as they see old friends, meet new ones, and visit exciting places. This series is set to roll onto Disney plus in fall 2022.

Win or Lose

The third and final Pixar series for Disney+ will be the studio’s first long-form animated series, Win or Lose. The show will follow a middle school softball team through the week before their championship game, and each episode will be told from the perspective of a different character. Win or Lose is set to hit Disney+ fall 2023.


Pixar’s next film after Soul, Luca, will be heading to theaters June 2021. This story will be a celebration of the friendship between a boy named Luca and his best friend Alberto as they spend an unforgettable summer together.

Turning Red

The final piece of Pixar news for the moment comes in the form of a new film by Domee Shi, the director of the Academy Award-winning short BaoTurning Red will tell the story of Mei, a girl who not only has to deal with the regular awkwardness of being a teenager. But when she get too excited, she turns into a giant red panda! This film sounds like it might be right up our alley and we cannot wait until it premieres March 11, 2022.

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