Behold, Disney's planned movie releases through 2019! Look for sequels to beloved films such as Finding Nemo, Toy Story, and Cars; remakes of classics such as Beauty and the Beast; and new stories your kids are sure to love.
Disney just announced every movie it plans to release through 2019, and we couldn't be more excited! Here are the highlights of what's hitting theaters over the next few years.
Calling all Frozen fans! Oh wait, that’s everyone.
This 2017 holiday season, the cast of the original blockbuster movie is reuniting for an animated short, Olaf’s Frozen Adventure. The mini-feature will precede showings of Coco starting November 22, and follows the world’s most lovable snowman as he gathers holiday traditions for Elsa and Anna. Look for original songs, new princess dresses, and plenty of LOL-family fun when the short hits theaters.
Until then, here's a trailer to tide you over:
And yes, a full-length Frozen sequel is in the works! The second part of the hit animated movie, which will include most of the original cast, will hit theaters November 27, 2019.
Frozen 2 Has an Official Release Date and We Can't Stop Singing!
- The animated film Coco is inspired by Dia de lost Muertos and will be directed by the filmmaker who brought us the unforgettable Toy Story 3. Release date: November 22, 2017.
- Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the eighth installment in the series and will be directed by Rian Johnson. Release date: December 15, 2017.
- On the live-action front, we're promised a film titled Cruella starring the villain from 101 Dalmatians. Rumor has it that Emma Stone will play the role. Release date: 2018.
- We're hugely excited for Gigantic, which is based on the classic Jack and the Beanstalk tale. Release date: November 21, 2018.
- A sequel to The Incredibles is in the works, too, but don't hold your breath for this one (unless that happens to be your superpower!). Release date: June 15, 2018.
Toy Story 4 Set to Release the Summer of 2019
- For Toy Story fans, Disney is planning a fourth installment, which will follow the love story between Woody and Bo-Peep. Release date: June 21, 2019. According to Fatherly, fans can look forward to hearing an almost all original cast. This includes Tom Hanks (Woody), Tim Allen (Buzz Lightyear), Joan Cusack (Jessie), Kristen Schaal (Trixie), Bonnie Hunt (Dolly), Blake Clark (Slinky Dog), and Jeff Garlin (Buttercup). Randy Newman will also make his return to compose the soundtrack.
Oh, plus there are about a million new Star Wars installments and super-hero movies along the way! And following in the footsteps of Beauty and the Beast and 2015's Cinderella, Disney is planning at least 17 new live-action fairytales, including The Lion King, Aladdin, Snow White, Mulan, Dumbo, and The Little Mermaid.
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