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12 reasons Disney fans should get hyped in 2018

There's a whole year of magic planned from the House of Mouse.

Mary Poppins movie Emily Blunt

Now that Disney has acquired Marvel as WELL as Pixar and its own studio, it's to be expected that they'll have an exciting release schedule planned for 2018.

Lucky for Disney fans, there's an entire year of Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar and more planned for fans, as well as some welcome updates to the Disney Parks collection.

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1. Marvel's Black Panther releases (February 15th)

The highly anticipated Marvel film Black Panther will roar into theatres early in 2018. It will feature Chadwick Boseman as the first black actor to headline a Marvel Cinematic Universe film, as well as set the stage for this summer's Avengers: Infinity War.

2. A new 'Up' live show will come to Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World (early-mid 2018)

There's not a lot of information about the new Up show, but it will replace the "Flights of Wonder" attraction at the Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World Orlando. Does anyone know where we can get the cheapest flights to Florida, ASAP?

3. 'A Wrinkle In Time' comes to theatres (March 22nd)

This anticipated adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle's science-fiction novel stars Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Chris Pine, and newcomer Storm Reid as Meg Murray. Get ready to tesser through space!

4. 'Avengers: Infinity War' is released (May 9th)

The third Avengers movie will see all of the MCU's heroes face off against the titan Thanos. The world has been waiting a long time for the Guardians of the Galaxy to join forces with Captain America, Iron Man, and the rest of the gang, so it's bound to be an exciting ride.

5. 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' hits theatres (May 25th)

The Han Solo spinoff from the main Star Wars trilogy will be out at the end of May, and audiences will finally get to see what Han and Lando were up to before Luke Skywalker walked into a Tattooine cantina looking for a ride.

6. 'Toy Story Land' comes to Disney Hollywood Studios in Orlando

Toy Story Land is based off the beloved Pixar classic and is designed to look like a toy's-eye-view of Andy's backyard. There's already a Toy Story park at Shanghai Disneyland, but the park's opening in California marks its first appearance in the USA. Again, an Australia to Florida trip is looking very appealing.

7. 'The Incredibles II' finally arrives! (June 21)

The anticipated sequel to 2004's The Incredibles will finally arrive in theatres on June 21st in Australia.

8. 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' comes to theatres (July 6th)

The sequel to Ant-Man is sure to have a lot more of Evangeline Lilly as Hope Pym/The Wasp. It also has the distinction of being the first MCU movie to take place after Avengers: Infinity War, and as such will give audiences their first look at a post-Thanos world.

9. 'Christopher Robin' arrives in theatres

Ewan McGregor will play a grown-up Christopher Robin who must travel back to the Hundred-Acre Wood to save Pooh's friends in this live action/CGI combination.

10. 'The Nutcracker and the Four Realms' arrives in theatres (November 2nd)

There's not a bunch of information out on this dark Nutcracker adaptation, but with Mackenzie Foy, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, and Keira Knightley on the cast list, it's sure to be a holiday banger.

11. 'Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2' comes to theatres (November)

The sequel to Wreck-It Ralph was supposed to come out on March 9, but A Wrinkle in Time took its spot. Now it's coming out in November, although the Australian release date is still unconfirmed.

12. 'Mary Poppins Returns' arrives in theatres (Christmas 2018)

Emily Blunt will take over the role of Mary Poppins and, alongside Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, help the grown-up Banks children navigate their own growing families. It's definitely a holiday movie to look forward to.

Via: Cosmopolitan US