WALT DISNEY PICTURES Updates Release Schedule Through 2027, New AVATAR Dates

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Walt Disney Pictures has announced its release schedule for films through 2022, including new dates for James Cameron's four planned Avatar sequels.

The Avatar films will now kickoff with Avatar 2 on December 17, 2021. Avatar 3 will follow on December 22, 2023, Avatar 4 will land December 19, 2025, and Avatar 5 will close the series on December 17, 2027. The Avatar films will alternate pre-Christmas holiday weekend openings with Star Wars, which will drop three new untitled films in 2022, 2024, and 2026.

Aside from these new Star Wars movies and new Avatar dates, one of the most notable aspects of the release calendar is what isn't listed - namely no new films featuring any Marvel Studios or former Fox-controlled Marvel characters.

Though New Mutants gets a new April 3, 2020 release date, the only other Marvel film listed is Dark Phoenix, which remains in place for its planned June 7 release. None of Fox's previously in-development X-Men movies have made the schedule (yet) - including Gabmit, Kitty Pryde, X-Force, or even a Deadpool 3.

Likewise, the Marvel Studios films on this schedule remain untitled and their schedule unchanged, meaning fans will have to wait a little longer to find out what's in store.

Here's the full Walt Disney Pictures updated release schedule:

2019 Films

5/10/19 FSL TOLKIEN
5/24/19 DIS ALADDIN
6/7/19 FOX DARK PHOENIX
6/21/19 DIS TOY STORY 4
7/12/19 FOX STUBER
7/19/19 DIS LION KING, THE
8/9/19 FOX ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN, THE
8/23/19 FSL READY OR NOT
9/20/19 FOX AD ASTRA
10/4/19 FOX WOMAN IN THE WINDOW, THE
10/18/19 DIS MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL
11/15/19 FOX FORD v. FERRARI
11/22/19 DIS FROZEN 2
12/20/19 DIS STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER
Wed 12/25/19 FOX SPIES IN DISGUISE

2020 Films

1/10/20 FOX UNDERWATER
2/14/20 FOX UNTITLED KINGSMAN MOVIE
2/21/20 FOX CALL OF THE WILD
3/6/20 DIS ONWARD
3/27/20 DIS MULAN
4/3/20 FOX NEW MUTANTS, THE
5/1/20 DIS UNTITLED MARVEL
5/29/20 DIS ARTEMIS FOWL
6/19/20 DIS UNTITLED PIXAR ANIMATION
7/3/20 FOX FREE GUY
7/17/20 FOX BOB'S BURGERS
7/24/20 DIS JUNGLE CRUISE
8/14/20 DIS ONE AND ONLY IVAN, THE
10/9/20 FOX DEATH ON THE NILE
11/6/20 DIS UNTITLED MARVEL
11/6/20 FOX RON'S GONE WRONG
Wed 11/25/20 DIS UNTITLED DISNEY ANIMATION
12/18/20 FOX WEST SIDE STORY
Wed 12/23/20 DIS CRUELLA

2021 Films
2/12/21 DIS UNTITLED MARVEL
3/5/21 FOX NIMONA
3/12/21 DIS UNTITLED DISNEY LIVE ACTION
5/7/21 DIS UNTITLED MARVEL
5/28/21 DIS UNTITLED DISNEY LIVE ACTION
6/18/21 DIS UNTITLED PIXAR ANIMATION
7/9/21 DIS UNTITLED INDIANA JONES
7/30/21 DIS UNTITLED DISNEY LIVE ACTION
10/8/21 DIS UNTITLED DISNEY LIVE ACTION
11/5/21 DIS UNTITLED MARVEL
Wed 11/24/21 DIS UNTITLED DISNEY ANIMATION
12/17/21 FOX AVATAR 2

2022 Films

2/18/22 DIS UNTITLED MARVEL
3/18/22 DIS UNTITLED PIXAR
5/6/22 DIS UNTITLED MARVEL
5/27/22 DIS UNTITLED DISNEY LIVE ACTION
6/17/22 DIS UNTITLED PIXAR
7/8/22 DIS UNTITLED DISNEY LIVE ACTION
7/29/22 DIS UNTITLED MARVEL
10/7/22 DIS UNTITLED DISNEY LIVE ACTION
11/4/22 DIS UNTITLED DISNEY LIVE ACTION
Wed 11/23/22 DIS UNTITLED DISNEY ANIMATION
12/16/22 DIS UNTITLED STAR WARS

2023 Films
2/17/23 DIS UNTITLED DISNEY LIVE ACTION
12/22/23 FOX AVATAR 3

2024 Films
12/20/24 DIS UNTITLED STAR WARS

2025 Films
12/19/25 FOX AVATAR 4

2026 Films
12/18/26 DIS UNTITLED STAR WARS

2027 Films
12/17/27 FOX AVATAR 5

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