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Walt Disney Studios announces film release slate through 2027

by Brittani Tuttle

The Walt Disney Studios has revealed its upcoming film release schedule, after the recent acquisition of Fox. The schedule features changes to previously dated releases, plus many new major additions.

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Check out the full and current release slate for The Walt Disney Studios.

Kicking things off with Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Endgame”, the 2019 summer slate includes 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” has moved up to an Aug. 9 release, and Fox Searchlight’s “Ready or Not” will release on Aug. 23. Three films have been pushed back to later dates: “Ad Astra” will release on Sept. 20, “New Mutants” will release on April 3, 2020, and “Artemis Fowl” will release on May 29, 2020.

The Walt Disney Studios’ 2019 slate finishes out with Fox’s “The Woman in the Window” on Oct. 4 and “Ford V. Ferrari” on Nov. 15, Disney’s “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” on Oct. 18, Disney Animation’s “Frozen 2” on Nov. 22, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” on Dec. 20, and Blue Sky Studios’ “Spies in Disguise” moving back from September to Christmas.

Early 2020 titles include Fox’s “Underwater” on Jan. 10, a new “Kingsman” film on Feb. 14, and “Call of the Wild” on Feb. 21, followed by Pixar’s “Onward” on March 6 and Disney’s live-action “Mulan” on March 27.

The updated release schedule also includes release dates for both the Avatar and Star Wars franchises. For Star Wars, three new and untitled films will release on the pre-Christmas weekend every other year, starting in 2022. Four upcoming Avatar films will release on the pre-Christmas weekend every other year starting in 2021. For holiday 2020, Fox’s “West Side Story” remake, directed by Stephen Spielberg, will release on Dec. 18. Disney’s “Cruella” will open on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020 for the holiday weekend.

“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,” said Cathleen Taff, president of Theatrical Distribution, Franchise Management, and Business & Audience Insights for The Walt Disney Studios.

Check out the current, full release calendar below:

2019 Films

  • May 10 – “Tolkien” (Fox Searchlight)
  • May 24 – “Aladdin (Disney)
  • June 7 – “Dark Phoenix” (Fox)
  • June 21 – “Toy Story 4” (Pixar)
  • July 12 – “Stuber” (Fox)
  • July 19 – “The Lion King” (Disney)
  • Aug. 9 – “The Art of Racing in the Rain” (Fox)
  • Aug. 23 – “Ready or Not” (Fox Searchlight)
  • Sept. 20 – “Ad Astra” (Fox)
  • Oct. 4 – “The Woman in the Window” (Fox)
  • Oct. 18 – “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” (Disney)
  • Nov. 15 – “Ford V. Ferrari” (Fox)
  • Nov. 22 – “Frozen 2” (Disney)
  • Dec. 20 – “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” (Disney)
  • Dec. 25 – “Spies in Disguise” (Fox)

2020 Films

  • Jan. 10 – “Underwater” (Fox)
  • Feb. 14 – Untitled Kingsman Movie (Fox)
  • Feb. 21 – “Call of the Wild” (Fox)
  • March 6 – “Onward” (Disney)
  • March 27 – “Mulan” (Disney)
  • April 3 – “New Mutants” (Fox)
  • May 1 – Untitled Marvel Film (Disney)
  • May 29 – “Artemis Fowl” (Disney)
  • June 19 – Untitled Pixar Animation Film (Disney)
  • July 3 – “Free Guy” (Fox)
  • July 17 – “Bob’s Burgers” (Fox)
  • July 24 – “Jungle Cruise” (Disney)
  • Aug. 14 – “The One and Only Ivan” (Disney)
  • Oct. 9 – “Death on the Nile” (Fox)
  • Nov. 6 – Untitled Marvel Film (Disney)
  • Nov. 6 – “Ron’s Gone Wrong” (Fox)
  • Nov. 25 – Untitled Disney Animation (Disney)
  • Dec. 18 – “West Side Story” (Fox)
  • Dec. 23 – “Cruella” (Disney)

2021 Films

  • Feb. 12 – Untitled Marvel Film (Disney)
  • March 5 – “Nimona” (Fox)
  • March 12 – Untitled Disney Live Action Film (Disney)
  • May 7 – Untitled Marvel Film (Disney)
  • May 28 – Untitled Disney Live Action Film (Disney)
  • June 18 – Untitled Pixar Animation Film (Disney)
  • July 9 – Untitled Indiana Jones Movie (Disney)
  • July 30 – Untitled Disney Live Action Film (Disney)
  • Oct. 8 – Untitled Disney Live Action Film (Disney)
  • Nov. 5 – Untitled Marvel Movie (Disney)
  • Nov. 24 – Untitled Disney Animation Film (Disney)
  • Dec. 17 – “Avatar 2” (Fox)

2022 Films

  • Feb. 18 – Untitled Marvel Film
  • March 18 – Untitled Pixar Film
  • May 6 – Untitled Marvel Film
  • May 27 – Untitled Disney Live Action Film
  • June 17 – Untitled Pixar Movie
  • July 8 -Untitled Disney Live Action Film
  • July 29 – Untitled Marvel Film
  • Oct. 7 – Untitled Disney Live Action Film
  • Nov. 4 – Untitled Disney Live Action Film
  • Nov. 23 – Untitled Disney Animation Film
  • Dec. 16 – Untitled Star Wars Movie

2023 Films

  • Feb. 17 – Untitled Disney Live Action Film
  • Dec. 22 – “Avatar 3” (Fox)

2024 Films

  • Dec. 20 – Untitled Star Wars Film

2025 Films

  • Dec. 19 – “Avatar 4” (Fox)

2026 Films

  • Dec. 18 – Untitled Star Wars Film

2027 Films

  • Dec. 17 – “Avatar 5” (Fox)

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3 comments

Kimberly Campbell May 8, 2019 - 12:05 pm

I wonder why the new spiderman movie is not on this list?

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Brittani Tuttle May 8, 2019 - 12:06 pm

It technically is not a Disney-owned film, so it isn’t included on their release slate. The current Spider-Man films are produced by Sony.

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Peter Knob May 9, 2019 - 11:56 pm

Where’s the song of the south remake?

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