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There's no doubt that Disney is making the most money they have ever made before, and now their ready to start at the beginning all over again; they want to remake everything. They want everything to be made. With all the sudden roar of movie news and releases, it's very hard to get my head around what movies are coming out and when.

Thus, I've compiled the complete list of live-action remakes and first timers that Disney is planning to release this year and forward. Are you ready to see that entire new, exciting world of Disney magic unfold?


When: May 22, 2015

Director: Brad Bird

Who: George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Britt Robertson, Raffey Cassidy, Kathryn Hahn, Judy Greer, Tim McGraw

What: A teenage girl, a genius middle-aged man (who was kicked out of Tomorrowland) and a pre-pubescent girl robot attempt to get to and unravel what happened to Tomorrowland, which exists in an alternative dimension, in order to save Earth.

The Jungle Book

When: April 15, 2016

Director: John Favreau

Who: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong'o, Christopher Walken, Giancarlo Esposito

Alice In Wonderland: Through The Looking Glass

When: May 27, 2016

Director: James Bobin

Who: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen, Anne Hathaway, Rhys Ifans, Ed Speleers, Matt Lucas, Michael Sheen, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall, Stephen Fry, Paul Whitehouse, Toby Jones, Barbara Windsor


When: July 1, 2016

Director: Steven Spielberg

Who: Bill Hader, Mark Rylance, Martin Freeman, Ruby Barnhill

Pete's Dragon

When: August 12, 2016

Director: David Lowery

Who: Oakes Fegley, Oona Laurence, Robert Redford, Bryce Dallas Howard, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban

Beauty and the Beast

When: March 17, 2017

Director: Bill Condon

Who: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Emma Thompson, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Audra McDonald, Pierce Brosnan, Keira Knightley, Tom Hiddleston

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

When: July 7, 2017

Director: Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg

Who: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Kevin McNally, Stephen Gram, Javier Bardem, Kaya Scodelario, Brenton Thwaites, Golshifteh Farahani

What: Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost pirates led by his old nemesis, the terrifying Captain Salazar (Bardem), escape from the Devil’s Triangle, determined to kill every pirate at sea…including him. Captain Jack’s only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that bestows upon its possessor total control over the seas.

Chip 'N Dale Rescue Rangers

Announced: January 31, 2014


Announced: March 10, 2015

Enchanted 2

Announced: March 28, 2011

Director: Anne Fletcher


Announced: March 30, 2015


Announced: April 2, 2015

Winnie the Pooh

Announced: April 2, 2015

So there you have it! Of course, you'll realize every Marvel movie is missing, but we all know when those come out. More movies will be added to this list as they are announced. For now, what movie are you most excited about?

For me? It's definitely Beauty and the Beast. I can't wait to see Emma Watson light that movie on fire.


Which movie are you most excited for?


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