Disney are dishing up some big screen treats in the next couple of years (Picture: Disney)If there’s one thing cinemagoers are likely to be doing a lot of in the coming months, it’s watching films that come from the Disney stable.
The studio giant has unveiled a lengthy list of release dates for its upcoming movies, both from Disney and 21st Century Fox, which it also owns – and it looks really pretty exciting.
From Pixar movies to the return of some animated favourites, Marvel blockbusters and – yes! – Frozen 2 – there’s something for everyone here, no matter what your taste in films.
Here’s how the schedule shapes up over the next couple of years…
Disney release schedule 2019
22 May Aladdin (Disney)
Will Smith will be making wishes come true in the live-action Aladdin (Picture: Disney)
5 June X-Men: Dark Phoenix (Fox)21 June Toy Story 4 (Disney)12 July Stuber (Fox) (US: UK release date tbc)19 July The Lion King (Disney)
Sophie Turmer takes the lead in Dark Phoenix (Picture: Marvel)
23 August Ready Or Not (Fox Searchlight) (US: UK release date tbc)20 September Ad Astra (Fox) (US: UK release date tbc)4 October The Woman In The Window (Fox) (US: UK release date tbc)19 October Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil (Disney)8 November The Art Of Racing In The Rain (Fox)
22 November Frozen 2 (Disney)19 December Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Disney)25 December Spies In Disguise (Fox) (US release date: UK release date tbc)
Disney release schedule 2020
10 January Underwater (Fox) (US release date: UK release date tbc)14 February Untitled Kingsman Movie (Fox)
Frozen is heading back to screens with a sequel – will it be as big a hit as the original (pictured here)? (Picture: Rex Shutterstock)
21 February Call Of The Wild (Fox)6 March Onward (Disney)27 March Mulan (Disney)3 April The New Mutants (Fox)1 May Untitled Marvel (Disney)29 May Artemis Fowl (Disney)19 June Untitled Pixar Animation (Disney)
Toy Story 4 will bring some old favourites back to the screen – and introduce some new ones (Picture: Disney)
3 July Free Guy (Fox)17 July Bob’s Burgers (Fox)24 July Jungle Cruise (Disney)14 August The One And Only Ivan (Disney)2 October Death On The Nile (Fox)6 November Untitled Marvel (Disney)6 November Ron’s Gone Wrong (Fox)27 November Untitled Disney Animation (Disney)18 December West Side Story (Fox)23 December Cruella (Disney)
2021 will see the release of three more Marvel movies yet to be confirmed, four Disney live action films, one Disney animation and one Pixar animation – as well as Fox’s Nimona and the long-awaited Avatar 2.
2022, meanwhile, promises three Marvel movies, four Disney live action films, two Pixar films, one Disney animation and an untitled Star Wars film.
In 2023, there’ll be another Disney live action film as well as Avatar 3, while another Untitled Star Wars movie follows in December 2024.
The slate even reaches as far as 2025, with Avatar 4 scheduled for release on 19 December of that year.
Another Untitled Star Wars movie follows in December 2026, with Avatar 5 rounding things out on 17 December 2027.