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
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
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.