Disney Sets Release Dates for New Star Wars Movies, Delays Avatar Sequels

Disney has Established new Launch dates for future Star Wars Films, while rearranging James Cameron’s Avatar sequels and other Fox Films, which Currently fall under its Own Umbrella after the completion of acquisition back in March.

Three untitled Star Wars movies are slated for December 2022, December 2024, and December 2026. The Avatar sequels are pushed back and will now open in several years: Fantasy two in December 2021, Avatar 3 at December 2023, Avatar 4 at December 2025, and Avatar 5 at December 2027. Marvel movies belonging to Fox’s slate have been removed from the program, while Marvel Studios keeps its eight slots out of 2020-2022.

In a statement on its official site on Tuesday, Disney showed an updated release schedule for the forthcoming movies. As you can tell, Avatar and Star Wars will discuss the pre-Christmas weekend beginning in 2021 through 2027, alternating every year. There are now two different Star Wars movie series at the works, one from The Last Jedi writer-director Rian Johnson, and another from Game of Thrones founders David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. It is uncertain how they’ll talk about the 3 dates one of them. Cameron’s Avatar sequels were originally slated for December 2020-21 and December 2024-25, however they’ve been evenly spaced apart beginning 2021.

Together with the December 2020 now empty, Disney has put Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story movie for December 18, 2020, as well as its own live-action movie Cruella will start December 23, 2020. Meanwhile, Brad Pitt-starrer sci-fi movie Ad Astra continues to be pushed back four weeks to September 20, 2019. In addition, two movies slated for August 2019 also have been postponed. The much-delayed X-Men terror spin-off The New Mutants will open April 3, 2020, and Kenneth Branagh-directed Artemis Fowl adaptation stinks in May 29, 2020.

“We are eager to set up a strong and varied slate that places the base of our long-term plan, bringing together a breadth of movies in Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Fox, Fox Searchlight and Blue Sky Studios to make an extraordinary assortment of cinematic experiences for viewers across the globe,” said Cathleen Taff, Disney’s president of theatrical production, franchise management, along with company and viewers insights. “Having a solid summer already set up, we’re happy to carry that momentum ahead of the coming years because of some creative wellspring of daring and ingenious stories coming from our world class studios — including many new chapters of 2 respected franchises, Avatar and Star Wars.”

Here is the upgraded Disney program to the easy perusal, with just the largest releases cited.

Disney films in 2019

March 27, 2020 — Mulan

April 3, 2020 — The New Mutants

May 1, 2020 — Untitled Marvel film

May 29, 2020 — Artemis Fowl

June 19, 2020 — Untitled Pixar film

November 6, 2020 — Untitled Marvel film

November 25, 2020 — Untitled Disney animated film

December 18, 2020 — West Side Story

December 23, 2020 — Cruella

Disney films in 2021

February 12, 2021 — Untitled Marvel film

March 12, 2021 — Untitled Disney live-action film

May 7, 2021 — Untitled Marvel film

May 28, 2021 — Untitled Disney live-action film

June 18, 2021 — Untitled Pixar film

July 9, 2021 — Indiana Jones 5

July 30, 2021 — Untitled Disney live-action film

October 8, 2021 — Untitled Disney live-action film

November 5, 2021 — Untitled Marvel film

November 24, 2021 — Untitled Disney animated film

December 17, 2021 — Avatar Two

Disney films in 2022

February 18, 2022 — Untitled Marvel film

March 18, 2022 — Untitled Pixar film

May 6, 2022 — Untitled Marvel film

May 27, 2022 — Untitled Disney live-action film

June 17, 2022 — Untitled Pixar film

July 8, 2022 — Untitled Disney live-action film

July 29, 2022 — Untitled Marvel film

October 7, 2022 — Untitled Disney live-action film

November 4, 2022 — Untitled Disney live-action film

November 23, 2022 — Untitled Disney animated film

December 16, 2022 — Untitled Star Wars film

Disney films in 2023

December 22, 2023 — Avatar 3

Disney films in 2024

Disney films in 2025

Disney films in 2026

December 18, 2026 — Untitled Star Wars film

Disney films in 2027


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