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Becoming on Disney Plus - start date, stars taking part and everything you need to know

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Disney Plus will soon have a brand new documentary series available to stream...

Disney Plus UK has announced a brand new docu-series called Becoming, that will follow the lives of world-class entertainers, athletes and musicians, revealing how they became the stars that they are today.

The new series will join the already huge array of Disney Plus documentaries available to keep the whole family entertained.

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What is Becoming about? 

This ten-part series will offer an insight into different celebrity 'becoming' stories by hearing from the stars themselves about how they have made their dreams a reality.

The series will also take viewers on tours around the stars home towns, featuring important locations central to their upbringing.

Each episode will focus on a different athlete, entertainer or musician and will also see family members, coaches, teachers and friends interviews, giving fans a rarely-shared insight into their story.

When will Becoming be available to watch?

You can start watching Becoming exclusively on Disney Plus from Friday 18th September.

Who stars in the series?

Ashley Tisdale

Ashley Tisdale is just one of the stars featuring in the new Disney Plus documentary series (Picture: Getty) (Image credit: Getty Images)

Huge stars like Pitch Perfect actor Adam Devine, LA Lakers basketball player Anthony Davis, and actress Ashley Tisdale will feature in the docu-series.

Stranger Things actor Caleb McLaughlin, LA Sparks basketball player Candace Parker, singer Colbie Caillat, dancer Julianne Hough, and TV and film star Nick Cannon (and former husband to Mariah Carey) are also set to appear in the documentary.

Last but not least, actor Nick Kroll and American footballer Rob Gronkowski will also be some of the ten celebrities that the series will be focusing on.

Is there a trailer? 

Yes, there is a 1.23 minute trailer that has just been released.

The trailer reveals all the stars and gives an insight into how their stories will unfold.


Becoming is on Disney Plus from Friday 18th September (see our TV Guide for more shows to enjoy).

Claire Crick
Claire Crick

Claire is Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch and has been a journalist for over 15 years, writing about everything from soaps and TV to beauty, entertainment, and even the Royal Family. After starting her career at a soap magazine, she ended up staying for 13 years, and over that time she’s pulled pints in the Rovers Return, sung karaoke in the Emmerdale village hall, taken a stroll around Albert Square, and visited Summer Bay Surf Club in sunny Australia. 

After learning some tricks of the trade at websites Digital Spy, Entertainment Daily, and Woman & Home, Claire landed a role at What’s On TV and writing about all things TV and film, with a particular love for Aussie soaps, Strictly Come Dancing and Bake Off

She’s interviewed everyone from June Brown — AKA Dot Cotton — to Michelle Keegan, swapped cooking tips with baking legend Mary Berry backstage at the NTAs, and danced the night away with soap stars at countless awards bashes. There’s not a lot she doesn’t know about soaps and TV and can be very handy when a soapy question comes up in a pub quiz! 

As well as all things soap-related, Claire also loves running, spa breaks, days out with her kids, and getting lost in a good book.