Walt Disney Announces Film Release Schedule up to 2027

The updated calendar also sets release dates for new entries from the  Avatar and Star Wars franchises.

Walt Disney Studios has announced its upcoming slate following the recent acquisition of the Fox film studios, including changes to previously dated films and a number of new additions.

After starting the 2019 summer slate with Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame, still to come is Disney’s Aladdin on May 24, Fox’s Dark Phoenix on June 7, Pixar’s Toy Story 4 on June 21, Fox’s Stuber on July 12 and Disney’s The Lion King on July 19. Fox 2000’s The Art of Racing in the Rain moves up to August 9, and Fox Searchlight’s Ready or Not will release on August 23, while three films move to later dates: Ad Astra (September 20, 2019), The New Mutants (April 3, 2020) and Artemis Fowl (May 29, 2020).

The Studios’ 2019 slate rounds out with Fox’s The Woman in the Window on October 4 and Ford V. Ferrari on November 15, Disney’s Maleficent: Mistress of Evil on October 18 and Disney Animation’s Frozen 2 on November 22, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker on December 20 and Blue Sky Studios’ Spies in Disguise, moving from September to Christmas. Among early 2020 titles are Fox’s Underwater on January 10, a new Kingsman movie on February 14 and Call of the Wild on February 21, followed by Pixar’s Onward on March 6 and Disney’s Mulan on March 27.

The updated calendar also sets release dates for new entries from the  Avatar and Star Wars franchises. The three as-yet-untitled Star Wars films will release on the pre-Christmas weekend every other year beginning in 2022. Four forthcoming Avatar films, expanding the vibrant world of Pandora, will release on the pre-Christmas weekend every other year beginning in 2021. In the holiday corridor for 2020, Fox’s West Side Story adaptation, directed by Steven Spielberg, will debut December 18 in the pre-Christmas slot, with Disney’s Cruella opening Wednesday, December 23, for the long holiday weekend.

Of the updated schedule Cathleen Taff, president, Theatrical Distribution, Franchise Management, and Business & Audience Insights, The Walt Disney Studios said: “We’re excited to put in place a robust and diverse slate that lays the foundation of our long-term strategy, bringing together a breadth of films from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Fox, Fox Searchlight and Blue Sky Studios to create an extraordinary collection of cinematic experiences for audiences around the world,

“With a strong summer already in place, we are eager to carry that momentum forward over the coming years thanks to a creative wellspring of bold and imaginative stories coming from our world-class studios—including several new chapters of two revered franchises, Avatar and Star Wars.”

2019 Films
5/10/19 FSL- Tolkien
5/24/19 Disney- Aladdin
6/7/19 Fox- Dark Phoenix
6/21/19 Disney- Toy Story 4
7/12/19 Fox- Stuber
7/19/19 Disney- Lion King, The
8/9/19 Fox- Art Of Racing In The Rain, The
8/23/19 FSL- Ready Or Not
9/20/19 Fox- Ad Astra
10/4/19 Fox- Woman In The Window, The
10/18/19 Disney- Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil
11/15/19 Fox- Ford V. Ferrari
11/22/19 Disney- Frozen 2
12/20/19 Disney- Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker
12/25/19 Fox- Spies In Disguise
2020 Films
1/10/20 Fox- Underwater
2/14/20 Fox- Untitled Kingsman Movie
2/21/20 Fox- Call Of The Wild
3/6/20 Disney- Onward
3/27/20 Disney- Mulan
4/3/20 Fox- New Mutants, The
5/1/20 Disney- Untitled Marvel
5/29/20 Disney- Artemis Fowl
6/19/20 Disney- Untitled Pixar Animation
7/3/20 Fox- Free Guy
7/17/20 Fox- Bob’s Burgers
7/24/20 Disney- Jungle Cruise
8/14/20 Disney- One And Only Ivan, The
10/9/20 Fox- Death On The Nile
11/6/20 Disney- Untitled Marvel
11/6/20 Fox- Ron’s Gone Wrong
Wed 11/25/20 Disney- Untitled Disney- Animation
12/18/20 Fox- West Side Story
12/23/20 Disney- Cruella
2021 Films
2/12/21 Disney- Untitled Marvel
3/5/21 Fox- Nimona
3/12/21 Disney- Untitled Disney- Live Action
5/7/21 Disney- Untitled Marvel
5/28/21 Disney- Untitled Disney- Live Action
6/18/21 Disney- Untitled Pixar Animation
7/9/21 Disney- Untitled Indiana Jones
7/30/21 Disney- Untitled Disney- Live Action
10/8/21 Disney- Untitled Disney- Live Action
11/5/21 Disney- Untitled Marvel
11/24/21 Disney- Untitled Disney- Animation
12/17/21 Fox- Avatar 2
2022 Films
2/18/22 Disney- Untitled Marvel
3/18/22 Disney- Untitled Pixar
5/6/22 Disney- Untitled Marvel
5/27/22 Disney- Untitled Disney- Live Action
6/17/22 Disney- Untitled Pixar
7/8/22 Disney- Untitled Disney- Live Action
7/29/22 Disney- Untitled Marvel
10/7/22 Disney- Untitled Disney- Live Action
11/4/22 Disney- Untitled Disney- Live Action
11/23/22 Disney- Untitled Disney- Animation
12/16/22 Disney- Untitled Star Wars
2023 Films
2/17/23 Disney- Untitled Disney-ney Live Action
12/22/23 Fox- Avatar 3
2024 Films
12/20/24 Disney- Untitled Star Wars
2025 Films
12/19/25 Fox- Avatar 4
2026 Films
12/18/26 Disney- Untitled Star Wars
2027 Films
12/17/27 Fox- Avatar 5

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