If you attended elementary school in America, there’s got to be like a one in five chance you read the novel Black Beauty by Anna Sewell. Perhaps because it’s a literary classic. The classic tale about a teenage girl’s bond with a special horse is getting a modern re-imagining, with Disney’s Black Beauty.
The story follows the eponymous horse, a wild equine born free in the American West. After being rounded up and taken away from her family, she meets an equally strong-willed teen girl in Jo Green. Together, they form an unbreakable bond that carries Beauty through countless hurdles and adventures in her life.
Here’s everything you need to know to stream Black Beauty.
The novel by Anna Sewell was released in 1877 and has been adapted over eight times for TV and film. The earliest film released way back in 1917. The last adaptation was the 1994 film featuring Alan Cumming. The 2020 version features Mackenzie Foy and Kate Winslet.
- Airtime: Friday, November 27, 2020.
- Channel: Disney+
- Genre: Drama
- Starring: Mackenzie Foy as Jo Green, Kate Winslet as Black Beauty, Fern Deacon as Georgina Winthorp, Claire Forlani as Mrs. Winthorp, Iain Glen as John Manly, Calam Lynch as George Winthorp, Max Raphael as James, Hakeem Kae-Kazim as Terry, Matt Rippy as Henry Gordon, Avianah Abrahams as Anna
How to stream Black Beauty
Black Beauty is available exclusively on Disney Plus.
Disney+ offers one of the most beloved libraries of streaming content online. Namely, 500 Walt Disney Studios movies and 7,000 episodes of Walt Disney Television. It also includes selections from Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic. They’re all members of the Disney family, after all. There are also 30 seasons of The Simpsons. Like any streaming service worth its salt, there are exclusive original productions including Lady and the Tramp, Wandvision, Monsters at Work, and The Mandalorian. One subscription works on up to four devices. You can even download content directly to your device to watch anytime. Plus, it’s the only place you can stream Black Beauty.