- Walt Disney Studios has released a list of scheduled movies through 2027.
- In addition to “Star Wars” movies and Marvel projects, Disney now has films from Fox.
- Disney acquired Fox film studios (20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures, and Blue Sky Studios) in 2019.
Walt Disney Studios plans on keeping viewers in theatres for years to come.
The company released an updated calendar of their scheduled movies through 2027.
In addition to its slate of Disney animated movies and live-action movies, the studio also releases Pixar movies, “Star Wars” films, and Marvel movies. With the company’s acquisition of Fox studios, which includes 20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures, and Blue Sky Studios, in 2019, they gained control of a number of upcoming projects and franchises.
Fox’s “Avatar” movies and “X-Men” films are now Disney’s, as well.
Here are the 63 movies currently scheduled through 2027.
The biographical film “Tolkien” centres on the early life of author J.R.R. Tolkien.
Release date: May 10, 2019
The movie centres on Tolkien during his school years as he forged friendships and follows him through his time serving in World War I.
Nicholas Hoult stars as Tolkien, and Lily Collins plays his eventual wife, Edith Bratt.
“Aladdin” is a live-action remake of Disney’s original hit movie about Aladdin (played by Mena Massoud), a young man who finds a magic lamp that holds Genie (Will Smith).
Release date: May 24, 2019
The movie also stars Naomi Scott as Jasmine and Marwan Kenzari as Jafar.
Jean Grey struggles to control her new abilities and leans into the darkness in “Dark Phoenix.”
Release date: June 7, 2019
The “X-Men” film is a sequel to “X-Men: Apocalypse” and takes place around 10 years after the events of that film.
The cast of the prequel films, including James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, and Michael Fassbender, also return.
Andy’s old toys go on a new adventure in “Toy Story 4.”
Release date: June 21, 2019
The old toy gang find themselves on a road trip where they’re reunited with Bo Peep and also meet a new friend named Forky, who doesn’t think of himself as a toy because he’s a utensil.
Fox’s “Stuber” is about an Uber driver who picks up a cop on the hunt for a killer.
Release date: July 12, 2019
The violent comedy stars Dave Bautista as the cop and Kumail Nanjiani as the Uber driver, while Iko Uwais, Natalie Morales, Jimmy Tatro, and Karen Gillan also star.
Disney’s “The Lion King” is getting the live-action treatment.
Release date: July 19, 2019
CGI versions of Simba, Nala, Mufasa, Timon, Pumba, and every other character from the classic cartoon movie are hitting the big screen in July with both old and new songs.
The cast includes Donald Glover, Beyoncé, Seth Rogan, Billy Eichner, Chiwetel Ejiofor, James Earl Jones, John Oliver, and Alfre Woodard.
Fox’s “The Art of Racing In the Rain,” based on the novel of the same name, now has a release date.
Release date: August 9, 2019
The film is about a dog as he lives his life with his owner, a race car driver.
Milo Ventimiglia and Amanda Seyfried star in the movie, while Kevin Costner voices the dog.
“Ready or Not” is an upcoming thriller from Fox Searchlight Pictures.
Release date: August 23, 2019
A bride (Samara Weaving) becomes ensnared in a deadly game as she joins her new husband’s (Mark O’Brien) family for an unexpected tradition.
Adam Brody, Henry Czerny, and Andie MacDowell also star.
Fox’s sci-fi film “Ad Astra” has been pushed to September.
Release date: September 20, 2019
Brad Pitt plays the son of a man (played by Tommy Lee Jones) who went missing in space after going on a mission to Neptune to search of other life.
Ruth Negga and Donald Sutherland also star.
Fox’s “The Woman In the Window” is based on the thriller novel of the same name.
Release date: October 4, 2019
Amy Adams plays a child psychologist with agoraphobia, an anxiety disorder that prevents her from venturing outside. She witnesses a crime while spying on her neighbours and must reckon with what she has seen.
Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Bruan Tyree Henry, and Anthony Mackie also star.
Disney’s “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” is a sequel to 2014’s “Maleficent.”
Release date: October 18, 2019
“Maleficent” was an origin story for the “Sleeping Beauty” villain (played by Angelina Jolie) and the sequel follows her relationship with Aurora (Elle Fanning).
Michelle Pfeiffer, Imelda Staunton, Lesley Manville, Sam Riley, Juno Temple, and Chiwetel Ejiofor also star.
Fox’s “Ford v. Ferrari” centres on the real story behind the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans race.
Release date: November 15, 2019
Matt Damon plays Carroll Shelby, a car designer hired by Ford to create a car that could defeat Ferrari in a race. Shelby created the GT40.
The film also stars Christian Bale, Caitriona Balfe, and Jon Bernthal.
Queen Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven will adventure outside of Arendelle in “Frozen II.”
Release date: November 22, 2019
Voice actors Idina Menzel (Elsa), Kristen Bell (Anna), Jonathan Groff (Kristoff), Josh Gad (Olaf), and Santino Fontana (Hans) are all returning for the “Frozen” sequel and will be joined by Evan Rachel Wood and Sterling K. Brown in unknown roles.
“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” is the third and final instalment in the “Star Wars” sequel trilogy.
Release date: December 20, 2019
The film takes place about a year after the events of “The Last Jedi” as the Resistance continues to fight the First Order.
The returning cast includes Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, and Kelly Marie Tran. Billy Dee Williams returns from the original series as Lando, while Keri Russell and Richard E. Grant have joined the cast. Carrie Fisher will appear as Leia Organa in previously shot footage.
“Spies in Disguise” is an animated film from Fox.
Release date: December 25, 2019
Will Smith voices Lance, a super spy who’s transformed into a pigeon as a disguise.
Tom Holland, Rashida Jones, Karen Gillan, and DJ Khaled also lend their voices to the film.
Fox’s “Underwater” is an action film about a crew of underwater researchers.
Release date: January 10, 2020
The researchers must act when their laboratory is nearly destroyed by an earthquake.
Kristen Stewart, Jessica Henwick, Mamoudo Athie, and John Gallagher Jr. star in the movie.
Fox will release a third, currently untitled, “Kingsman” movie.
Release date: February 14, 2020
It was earlier reported that Matthew Vaughn’s “Kingsman” prequel, “The Great Game,” would be moving forward at Disney, with Vaughn also having plans for another movie to follow the second in the main series. The calendar says “untitled” as of now, though.
Fox’s “Call of the Wild” will be a live-action and CGI movie based on Jack London’s novel of the same name.
Release date: February 21, 2020
The story is about a dog stolen off his family’s property and sold as a sled dog.
Harrison Ford, Karen Gillan, Dan Stevens, and Bradley Whitford will star in the movie.
Disney and Pixar’s “Onward” is set to be an animated film in which humans aren’t real.
Release date: March 6, 2020
The film instead centres on creatures such as elves, unicorns, and trolls.
Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Julia Louis-Dreyfuss, and Octavia Spencer will voice characters in the film.
Disney’s live-action “Mulan” is an adaptation of the animated movie of the same name.
Release date: March 27, 2020
The film follows a young woman who disguises herself as a man, takes her father’s place in war, and saves China.
The cast includes Liu Yifei, Donnie Yen, Yoson An, Jet Li, and Jason Scott Lee.
Fox’s “The New Mutants” has been pushed back once again.
Release date: April 3, 2020
The horror superhero movie was set for a 2019 release but has been moved to 2020. The film is another instalment in the “X-Men” series and centres on a group of young mutants being held in a secret facility.
Anya Taylor-Joy, Maisie Williams, Charlie Heaton, Henry Zaga, Blu Hunt, and Alice Braga star.
Following “Avengers: Endgame” and “Spider-Man: Far From Home” in 2019, Disney is releasing another Marvel film in May 2020.
Release date: May 1, 2020
The currently untitled movie could possibly be the Black Widow movie currently in the works with Scarlett Johansson returning as her character.
Disney’s “Artemis Fowl” has been pushed to 2020.
Release date: May 29, 2020
The film is an adaptation of the fantasy novels of the same name that follows a young boy and his bodyguard as they try to rescue his criminal dad.
The cast includes Ferdia Shaw, Judi Dench, Josh Gad, Nonso Anozie, and Hong Chau.
Disney/Pixar is releasing an untitled Pixar film in 2020.
Release date: June 19, 2020
Details for the movie are currently unknown.
Fox’s “Free Guy” is about a man who works at a bank and discovers he’s actually a character in a video game.
Release date: July 3, 2020
Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Taika Waititi, Joe Keery, Lil Rel Howery, and Utkarsh Ambudkar star.
Fox’s “Bob’s Burgers” movie has an official release date.
Release date: July 17, 2020
The voice actors from the TV show are all playing their characters, including H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman, John Roberts, and Kristen Schaal.
Disney’s “Jungle Cruise” is based on the ride of the same name from the Disney parks.
Release date: July 24, 2020
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson plays a 1930s riverboat captain who goes on an exploratory mission into the jungle.
Emily Blunt, Jack Whitehall, Paul Giamatti, Édgar Ramírez, and Jesse Plemons also star.
Disney’s “The One and Only Ivan” is based on the children’s story of the same name.
Release date: August 14, 2020
The children’s story centres on a gorilla named Ivan who lives in a cage at a mall.
The cast includes Bryan Cranston, Ariana Greenblatt, Indira Varma, and Ramon Rodriguez, while the voice cast includes Sam Rockwell, Brooklyn Prince, Angelina Jolie, Danny DeVito, and Helen Mirren.
Fox’s “Death on the Nile” is a movie adaptation of the Agatha Christie novel of the same name.
Release date: October 9, 2020
The Hercule Poirot film includes Gal Gadot, Letitia Wright, Armie Hammer, Kenneth Branagh, and Tom Bateman.
Disney will release a second Marvel movie in 2020.
Release date: November 6, 2020
Marvel’s “The Eternals” has already cast Angelina Jolie and Kumail Nanjiani, so maybe that could be coming in 2020.
Fox’s “Ron’s Gone Wrong” is an animated film about a boy whose robot friend doesn’t work right.
Release date: November 6, 2020
The only cast member currently announced is Thomas Barbusca.
Disney has planned another animation film in 2020.
Release date: November 25, 2020
“Ralph Breaks the Internet” is the most recent Disney animated film that came out.
Fox’s “West Side Story” is a remake of the movie based on the Broadway musical.
Release date: December 18, 2020
The cast includes Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, Corey Stoll, Brian d’Arcy James, and Rita Moreno, who starred in the original movie.
Disney’s “Cruella” will serve as an origin story of Cruella de Vil.
Release date: December 23, 2020
Emma Stone will be the villain from the animated classic “The 101 Dalmations.”
Disney has another untitled Marvel film planned for 2021.
Release date: February 12, 2021
A “Black Panther” sequel is expected in the upcoming years.
Fox’s “Nimona” is based on a web comic from Noelle Stevenson.
Release date: March 5, 2021
The comic was published in a graphic novel in 2015 and centres on Nimona, a shapeshifter who also works as a sidekick to a supervillain.
Disney will release another live-action movie in 2021.
Release date: March 12, 2021
Director Jon Favreau is working on a sequel to “The Jungle Book,” so fans can expect that at some point.
Disney will continue making Marvel movies and will release another in May 2021.
Release date: May 7, 2021
A sequel to “Doctor Strange” is expected at some point.
Disney is continuing its production of live-action movies with another currently untitled film in 2021.
Release date: May 28, 2021
“Game of Thrones” writer/producer Bryan Cogman is writing a live-action remake of “The Sword In the Stone,” so that’s one possibility.
Disney isn’t slowing down its animated slate because they have another untitled Pixar film set for June 2021.
Release date: June 18, 2021
“Cars 3” director Brian Fee is reportedly working on another Pixar film.
Disney will release a fifth “Indiana Jones” movie in 2021.
Release date: July 9, 2021
Harrison Ford will return as Indiana Jones.
Disney is adding another live-action movie in July 2021.
Release date: July 30, 2021
Director Stephen Chbosky is reportedly working on a live-action Prince Charming film so that is one option for a 2021 release.
Disney scheduled another live-action movie just three months later.
Release date: October 8, 2021
“Peter Pan” is reportedly getting the live-action treatment.
Disney is adding another Marvel movie in November 2021.
Release date: November 5, 2021
Marvel is planning a “Shang-Chi” movie based on the comics about a hero often called the “Master of Kung Fu.” Destin Daniel Cretton is directing the film so that can be expected soon.
Disney has another animated film set for the end of 2021.
Release date: November 24, 2021
Lin-Manuel Miranda and “Zootopia” co-director Byron Howard are reportedly working on a new Disney animated movie.
Fox’s “Avatar 2” finally has a release date 12 years after the first movie.
Release date: December 17, 2021
“Avatar 2” is just one of at least four sequels planned for the “Avatar” franchise.
Disney has scheduled more Marvel movies through 2022.
Release date: February 18, 2022
“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” is guaranteed to come out within the next few years.
Disney and Pixar will release another animated film in March 2022.
Release date: March 18, 2022
Domee Shi, who directed the Pixar short “Bao,” is reportedly working on a full-length film for the studio.
Disney is, of course, continuing with more Marvel movies.
Release date: May 6, 2022
A “Captain Marvel” sequel is expected in the next few years.
Disney has another live-action movie planned for 2022.
Release date: May 27, 2022
In 2015, it was reported that Reese Witherspoon would star in a live-action movie about Tinker Bell.
Disney and Pixar have another movie planned for 2022.
Release date: June 17, 2022
“The Incredibles 2” is the most recent Pixar film that has been released.
Disney has a number of live-action movies planned and another is scheduled for July 2022.
Release date: July 8, 2022
“Paddington” director Paul King is reportedly directing a live-action “Pinocchio” film.
Disney’s Marvel releases aren’t ending anytime soon.
Release date: July 29, 2022
A sequel to “Ant-Man and the Wasp” could be expected in the next few years.
Disney will release another live-action movie in October 2022.
Release date: October 7, 2022
Benj Pasek and Justin Paul are reportedly working on new music for a live-action “Snow White” movie.
They will follow it up with another live-action movie in November.
Release date: November 4, 2022
Disney is reportedly working on a live-action movie centered on the Chernabog from “Fantasia.”
That same month, Disney will release an animated film.
Release date: November 23, 2022
“Meet the Robinsons” director Stephen Anderson is reportedly working on an animated film for Disney.
Disney is jumping back into “Star Wars” movies in 2022.
Release date: December 16, 2022
“The Last Jedi” director Rian Johnson is developing another “Star Wars” trilogy.
Disney will release another live-action movie in 2023.
Release date: February 17, 2023
“Lilo and Stitch” is reportedly getting the live-action treatment soon.
Fox’s “Avatar 3” will be released in 2023.
Release date: December 22, 2023
“Avatar 3” started shooting simultaneously with “Avatar 2.”
Disney will continue with “Star Wars” movies through 2024.
Release date: December 20, 2024
It’s unclear if these will be part of the new trilogy or stand-alone movies.
“Avatar 4” is already scheduled.
Release date: December 19, 2025
Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana star in the “Avatar” movies.
A third “Star Wars” movie is planned for 2026.
Release date: December 18, 2026
The “Star Wars” universe is not over.
Fox’s “Avatar 5” will hit the big screen in 2027.
Release date: December 17, 2027
James Cameron had ideas for “Avatar 2” and “Avatar 3” in 2010. He then announced “Avatar 4” in 2012 and then revealed he had ideas for a fifth in 2015.
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