From more of The Santa Clauses to the premiere of National Treasure: Edge of History, here are the best TV series coming to Disney+ in December 2022.
With streaming taking over most viewership for television shows, it's no surprise Disney+ is getting in on the action. From groundbreaking original series like the MCU's WandaVision and, most recently, Star Wars: Andor to classics like Glee and The Simpsons, Disney+ is bringing the best entertainment. Indeed, the streaming service is probably most known for hosting Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic shows and movies.
December 2022 is sure to showcase even more great TV series from Disney+. From holiday-themed series like The Santa Clauses to exciting franchise expansions like Willow and the highly anticipated National Treasure: Edge of History, these are the best shows to look out for on Disney+ in December 2022.
That's So Raven's second spinoff series, following Cory in the House, is called Raven's Home. Raven Baxter (Raven-Symoné) the main character of the show, is a divorced mother of preteen twins Booker (Issac Ryan Brown) and Nia (Navia Robinson), who reside in Chicago with her childhood best friend Chelsea (Anneliese van der Pol) and her son Levi (Jason Maybaum). While the cast has had some adjustments for its current season 5, the news that Raven's Home has been renewed for season 6 will excite fans of the show. Season 5 of the show continues on Disney+ on December 2.
Willow is a fantastical sequel-series of the 1988 movie of the same name. The show initially will have premiered on November 30 on Disney+, and new episodes will continue weekly next month, starting December 7. Willow recounts the tale of a mismatched band of six heroes who go on a perilous journey to locations far from their homes, where they must confront their personal demons and band together to rescue their universe. The Nelwyn sorcerer Willow Ufgood, played by legendary actor Warwick Davis, leads the gang of explorers from the initial movie.
Continuing The Santa Clause film trilogy, which consists of The Santa Clause, The Santa Clause 2, and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, Jack Burditt's The Santa Clauses is an American holiday comedy miniseries on Disney+, which serves as a direct follow-up to the movies. Tim Allen reprises his roles as Scott Calvin/Santa Claus, Elizabeth Mitchell plays Carol Calvin/Mrs. Claus, and Eric Lloyd plays Charlie Calvin. To the surprise of fans who missed him in the third movie, David Krumholtz will be returning his role as Bernard the elf, according to a report from Deadline. The Santa Clauses had its premiere on November 16, and will continue next month, beginning December 7.
Based on Trenton Lee Stewart's children's books, The Mysterious Benedict Society is a mystery adventure. Tony Hale plays the titular Mr. Benedict, who collects four kids to halt a worldwide calamity. Hale also performs the role of Mr. Curtain, the school's founding principal and Benedict's twin brother. The first season premiered on Disney+ in June 2021 and was followed by a second season, beginning in October 2022. The Mysterious Benedict Society has an 86% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and their consensus is that while the show "has a slow windup, but its delightful supporting cast and sparky tone make for winning family entertainment." Its season 2 finale releases on Disney+ on December 7.
Earlier this year, Disney debuted The Villains of Valley View. Vic (James Patrick Stuart), a scientist who is married to the electrically powerful Eva (Lucy Davis), and their three children, Amy, Jake, and Colby, make up the titular supervillain family. The family is forced to flee after Amy has a confrontation with Onyx, the head of the League of Villains, over his promotional choices. They finally make their way to Valley View, Texas, where they take on the identity of the Madden family as a means of witness protection. The series chronicles the supervillain family's struggles to assimilate into typical society. Season 1 continues on December 7.
The action-adventure film series National Treasure, which presently consists of National Treasure and National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets, will be continued in the upcoming series National Treasure: Edge of History. Jerry Bruckheimer stated that a third movie screenplay has been written in an exclusive interview with ComicBook.com, indicating that the project is still in its very early phases of development and is awaiting approvals. Lisette Alexis, Lyndon Smith, Zuri Reed, Jake Austin Walker, Antonio Cipriano, Jordan Rodrigues, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Justin Bartha, and Harvey Keitel will all appear in National Treasure: Edge of History. No official announcement has been made, but according to Entertainment Weekly, showrunner Marianne Wibberly wants actor Nicolas Cage to return as Ben Gates from the movies in the second season of National Treasure: Edge of History.
Robin got her start in content creation, but has always loved film. She now annoys her family by breaking the movie magic because she’s always asking questions like, “Why is that dead character blinking?” or “How did they get that shot?” and she wouldn’t have it any other way. Her favorites include Harry Potter, Supernatural, Doctor Who, Teen Wolf, Marvel, Gilmore Girls, and more. Robin holds degrees in Sociology, Creative Writing, and Media Journalism, lending a uniqe twist to her worldview.