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Madu: All You Need to Know About Disney+’s Upcoming Documentary


March is a busy month for Disney+ this year and with the release of several titles, one that stands out, particularly as more emotional and brave compared to the rest is the upcoming documentary, Madu. This documentary tells the story of a young Anthony Madu, a 12-year-old boy from Nigeria, and his path to living his dream. The dream to dance, the dream to perfect the art of ballet and display his talent to the world.

Madu’s journey was never an easy one, being so far away from his home, country, and family, and this documentary will highlight the highs and lows of his life. The more you know about this documentary, the more eager you will be to watch it, and that’s why we’re here to tell you everything you need to know about Madu ahead of its release, so make sure you stick around till the end.

What is Madu on Disney+ About?

As aforementioned, Madu tells the story of a young boy from Nigeria named Anthony Madu, who is an exceptional ballet dancer and wants to continue to pursue this dream. Madu gets invited to study at one of the most prestigious ballet schools in England, however, this journey away from home and his family, is a lot more difficult than Madu would have believed.

The official trailer for Madu is the tear-jerker and showcases the life and struggles of Anthony Madu in the most beautiful way possible.

The Cast of Madu

Since Madu is a documentary that follows the story of a young boy, Anthony Madu, there will be no star cast, not the kind one expects anyway, but something more special. Viewers will be able to catch a glimpse of Madu’s life in this documentary, along with the people nearest and dearest to him, who have helped realize his journey all the way from Nigeria to England, the journey to ballet.

The Cast of Madu
Credit: YouTube/Disney Plus

When and Where Can You Watch Madu?

The countdown for Madu has officially begun and you won’t have to wait too long before being able to follow Anthony Madu on his journey.

The official release date of the upcoming documentary is March 29, 2024. Madu will be available to stream exclusively on Disney+, so if you have not renewed your subscription, now might be the perfect time to do so, and not miss out on this special documentary.

When and Where Can You Watch Madu?
Credit: YouTube/Disney Plus


If reading about Madu made you relate to some of your own experiences in life, or simply made you tear up a little, we would highly recommend tuning in and also reading our review about the same on the day of release.

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