Having put a host of adaptations of its animated classics into development, Walt Disney Pictures has set five new release dates for its slate of live-action fairy tale movies:
UNTITLED DISNEY FAIRY TALE (Live Action) previously dated on 12/22/17 moves up to 7/28/17
UNTITLED DISNEY FAIRY TALE (Live Action) now dated on 4/6/18
UNTITLED DISNEY LIVE ACTION now dated on 8/3/18
UNTITLED DISNEY LIVE ACTION now dated on 12/25/18
UNTITLED DISNEY FAIRY TALE (Live Action) now dated on 12/20/19
As yet, the studio has not revealed which projects will occupy the dates, but it has confirmed that The Jungle Book 2, Maleficent 2 and Cruella, a 101 Dalmations spin-off starring Emma Stone, are all moving forward. That’s in addition to Tim Burton’s Dumbo and the Tinker Bell movie featuring Reese Witherspoon.
Along with the animated adaptations, Disney also officially announced the Mary Poppins sequel starring Emily Blunt and Lin Manuel-Miranda, Ava DuVernay’s A Wrinkle in Time, the Dwayne Johnson-headlined Jungle Cruise and The Nutcracker and the Four Realms from director Lasse Hallstrom.