Gather up some snacks and prepare to buy approximately 5,000 movie tickets in the next three years: Walt Disney has just announced all the movies to be released through 2019.
During the D23 fan convention earlier this year, Disney laid out its theatrical schedule through 2017 — and the Mouse House has now announced the release dates for more films stretching through 2019.
LIVE-ACTION VERSION OF BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
EMMA WATSON. STANLEY TUCCI. EWAN MCGREGOR. JOSH GAD. Out March 17, 2017.
GUARDIAN OF THE GALAXY VOLUME 2
This is the sequel to the first film, and sees Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, and Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel's voices return. Out April 25, 2017.
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES
A down-on-his-luck Jack Sparrow faces a terrifying ghost ship led by his old nemesis, with Aussie actor Brenton Thwaites and Kaya Scodelario joining the cast. OG Pirates of the Caribbean stars Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley return to the franchise in this movie. Out May 25, 2017.
The third Cars movie will be in cinemas June 22, 2017.
Chris Hemsworth is back on your screen for the third instalment of the Thor films, and it's rumoyred that The Hulk will be making an appearance too. Out October 26, 2017.
Inspired by Mexican celebration, Day of the Dead. Out December 26, 2017.
STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI
The eighth episode of the Star Wars franchise has a release date and name, but that's all we really know. Out December 14, 2017.
Disney's live-action remake of 101 Dalmatians will focus on Cruella De Vil — played by Emma Stone — and her backstory.
2018 means the introduction of a very new Marvel superhero movie starring Chadwick Boseman. Out February 15, 2018.
Inspired by classic story Jack and the Beanstalk, the movie will follow Jack, who stumbles upon giants in the sky and befriends a 60-foot, 11-year-old girl named Imma. Out March 9, 2018.
AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR
If it's another Chris Pratt fix you're after, the 2018 sequel will apparently be part one of a two-part film — with the first, Infinity War. Out May 4, 2018.
CURRENTLY UNTITLED STAR WARS SPIN-OFF
A Star Wars spin-off movie is allegedly in the works and will be a prequel about Han Solo. Out May 25, 2018.
Not a lot is known about this film except Vin Diesel keeps hinting he'll be in it, and it's the Marvel version of the X-Men. Out Nov. 2, 2018.
Following the success of the live-action version of Cinderella, Disney announced loads of other cartoons were being made into real-life productions too — with Mulan out Nov. 2, 2018.
MARY POPPINS RETURNS
With Emily Blunt already cast as Mary Poppins in the live-action remake of the original, this is set to be a hit. Out December 25 (Christmas Day!), 2018.
Brie Larson makes history as the first female stand-alone lead in the Marvel Universe, when Captain Marvel is out March 8, 2019.
Tim Burton's take on the tale about the elephant with too-big ears will be out March 29, 2019.
UNTITLED DISNEYTOON MOVIE
Not much is known about this movie, but it will be out April 12, 2019.
AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR — PART II
The third and final instalment of Avengers, featuring Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pratt, Scarlett Johansson, and more recognisable faces, will be out May 3, 2019.
The live-action remake of our favourite street rat, starring Mena Massoud (Aladdin), Naomi Scott (Princess Jasmine) and Will Smith (Genie), will be out May 24, 2019.
TOY STORY 4
Even though Toy Story 3 was the most perfect ending we could have hoped for, we'll still watch the fourth instalment, which will apparently be about Woody and Bo Peep's romance, when it's out June 21, 2019.
Details are sparse, but it's a sequel to the first one and will be out June 21, 2019.
LIVE-ACTION VERSION OF THE LION KING
Jon Favreau, who is directing the live-action remake of The Lion King, tweeted its release date: July 19, 2019.
The remake will star Donald Glover as Simba, James Earl Jones reprising his role as Mufasa (EPIC), and Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen voicing Timon and Pumbaa respectively. This is all we know about the cast so far!
This adaptation of the young adult books will be out August 8, 2019.
This Christmas movie, starring Anna Kendrick, will be out November 11, 2019.
Disney announced in 2015 that Frozen, the successful 2013 animated hit, would be getting a sequel, and the sequel has finally been given a release date. It will be out in the U.S. on November 27, 2019 (yes, it's aaaaaaages away), so an Australian release should be around the same time.
STAR WARS EPISODE IX
Yep, another Star Wars movie. The details about this one are more sparse than the last. What we do know, though, is it will be directed by Jurassic World's Colin Trevorrow and out December 20, 2019.
Disney also locked down release dates for three upcoming live-action remakes, and while it's still unknown what movies will be released, save the following dates in your diary: Dec. 22, 2017, March 29, 2019, and Nov. 8, 2019.
Via: Cosmopolitan US