Brad Pitt sci-fi Ad Astra has been moved back from May and will open in the US on September 20, and Avatar 2 has been pushed back a year to December 2021 as Disney announced its upcoming slate encompassing the Fox films.
A third Kingsman film will open on February 14, 2020, and the three untitled Star Wars films from Rian Johnson and producer Ram Bergman will open on the pre-Christmas weekend every other year beginning in 2022. The four upcoming Avatar films will open on the pre-Christmas weekend every other year beginning in 2021.
There are two Untitled Marvel tentpoles dated for 2020, and three for 2021.
Disney’s Aladdin arrives 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 moves up to August 9, and Fox Searchlight’s thriller Ready Or Not will open on August 23. The New Mutants has been pushed back to April 3, 2020, and Artemis Fowl to May 5, 2020.
The 2019 slate rounds off with Fox’s The Woman In The Window on October 4, Ford V. Ferrari in the awards corridor on November 15, Disney’s Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil on October 18, Disney Animation’s Frozen 2 on November 22, Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker on December 20, and Blue Sky Studios’ Spies In Disguise at Christmas.
Among early 2020 titles are Fox’s Underwater on January 10, a new Kingsman film on February 14, and Call Of The Wild on February 21, followed by Pixar’s Onward on March 6 and Disney’s Mulan on March 27.
In the holiday corridor for 2020, Fox’s West Side Story adaptation directed by Steven Spielberg will open on December 18, with Disney’s Cruella set for December 23.
“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, theatrical distribution, franchise management, and business & audience insights at The Walt Disney Studios.
“With a strong summer already in place, we are eager to carry that momentum forward over the coming years thanks to a creative wellspring of bold and imaginative stories coming from our world-class studios – including several new chapters of two revered franchises, Avatar and Star Wars.”
5/10/19 Tolkien (Fox Searchlight)
5/24/19 Aladdin (Disney)
6/7/19 Dark Phoenix (Fox)
6/21/19 Toy Story 4 (Disney)
7/12/19 Stuber (Fox)
7/19/19 The Lion King (Disney)
8/9/19 The Art Of Racing In The Rain (Fox)
8/23/19 Ready Or Not (Fox Searchlight)
9/20/19 Ad Astra (Fox)
10/4/19 The Woman In The Window (Fox)
10/18/19 Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil (Disney)
11/15/19 Ford v. Ferrari (Fox)
11/22/19 Frozen 2 (Disney)
12/20/19 Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Disney)
Wed 12/25/19 Spies In Disguise (Fox)
1/10/20 Underwater (Fox)
2/14/20 Untitled Kingsman Movie (Fox)
2/21/20 Call Of The Wild (Fox)
3/6/20 Onward (Disney)
3/27/20 Mulan (Disney)
4/3/20 The New Mutants (Fox)
5/1/20 Unitled Marvel (Disney)
5/29/20 Artemis Fowl (Disney)
6/19/20 Untitled Pixar Animation (Disney)
7/3/20 Free Guy (Fox)
7/17/20 Bob’s Burgers (Fox)
7/24/20 Jungle Cruise (Disney)
8/14/20 The The One And Only Ivan (Disney)
10/9/20 Death On The Nile (Fox)
11/6/20 Unitled Marvel (Disney)
11/6/20 Ron’s Gone Wrong (Fox)
11/25/20 Untitled Disney Animation (Disney)
12/18/20 West Side Story (Fox)
2/12/21 Unitled Marvel (Disney)
3/5/21 Nimona (Fox)
3/12/21 Untitled Disney Live Action (Disney)
5/7/21 Unitled Marvel (Disney)
5/28/21 Untitled Disney Live Action (Disney)
6/18/21 Untitled Pixar Animation (Disney)
7/9/21 Untitled Indiana Jones (Disney)
7/30/21 Untitled Disney Live Action (Disney)
10/8/21 Untitled Disney Live Action (Disney)
11/5/21 Unitled Marvel (Disney)
Wed 11/24/21 Untitled Disney Animation (Disney)
12/17/21 Avatar 2 (Fox)
2/18/22 Unitled Marvel (Disney)
3/18/22 Untitled Pixar Animation (Disney)
5/6/22 Unitled Marvel (Disney)
5/27/22 Untitled Disney Live Action (Disney)
6/17/22 Untitled Pixar Animation (Disney)
7/8/22 DUntitled Disney Live Action (Disney)
7/29/22 Unitled Marvel (Disney)
10/7/22 Untitled Disney Live Action (Disney)
11/4/22 Untitled Disney Live Action (Disney)
Wed 11/23/22 Untitled Disney Animation (Disney)
12/16/22 Untitled Star Wars (Disney)
2/17/23 Untitled Disney Live Action (Disney)
12/22/23 Avatar 3 (Fox)
12/20/24 Untitled Star Wars (Disney)
12/19/25 Avatar 4 (Fox)
12/18/26 Untitled Star Wars (Disney)
12/17/27 Avatar 5 (Fox)