Oh My Disney had some great information on Walt Disney Studios’ upcoming slate of movies! We already know about Alice Through the Looking Glass (at theaters on May 27, 2016), Pete’s Dragon (August 12, 2016, for this release date) and Beauty and the Beast (arriving in theaters on March 17, 2017). Currently, there are some other classic stories that are being reimagined and in development. No word if they all have the green light! Some of the films will have dates attached in the coming months.
Here is the information from Oh My Disney:
Cruella with Emma Stone set for the title role and Kelly Marcel writing.
A Wrinkle in Time with Ava DuVernay attached to direct and Jennifer Lee writing.
Jungle Cruise with Dwayne Johnson set to star and John Requa and Glenn Ficarra writing.
Dumbo with director Tim Burton and writer Ehren Kruger.
A sequel to Mary Poppins with director Rob Marshall, starring Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Maleficent 2 with Angelia Jolie set to return in the title role and Linda Wolverton writing.
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms with director Lasse Hallstrom and writer Ashleigh Powell.
The Jungle Book 2 with both director Jon Favreau and writer Justin Marks returning.
A Tinker Bell project with Reese Witherspoon set to star and Victoria Strouse writing.
The studio has also updated their release schedule with the following dates:
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