Disney Investor Day 2020
event was jam-packed with new announcements. The company revealed a number of new projects in the works for both the Disney+ streaming service and theaters, covering huge franchises like Marvel and Star Wars
, live-action remakes like Pinocchio and a new lineup of animated movies and series.If you’re having trouble keeping track of it all, fear not. Here’s a quick breakdown of every movie and series announced at the event.
Star Wars Series on Disney Plus
Patty Jenkins’ Star Wars Movie
New MCU Shows on Disney Plus
Fantastic Four Movie Confirmed
While few details are known yet, Feige announced a Fantastic Four movie is officially in development at Marvel Studios, with Spider-Man: Homecoming’s Jon Watts attached to direct.
MCU Movie Reveals
Marvel Cinematic Universe: Every Upcoming Movie and TV Show
Feige also revealed some intriguing new details about future MCU projects. Here’s a quick rundown:
Marvel Won’t Recast T’Challa
Feige definitively addressed the biggest question surrounding Black Panther 2. Marvel won’t be recasting the T’Challa role out of respect to the late Chadwick Boseman. Instead, the Black Panther series will expand to spotlight other characters, using the branding “World of Wakanda. Ryan Coogler remains attached to Black Panther 2, but the sequel’s release date has been pushed back to July 8, 2022.
Indiana Jones 5 in Preproduction
Noah Hawley’s Alien Series
Fargo’s Noah Hawley is overseeing a new Alien series for FX. The series is set on Earth and blends the “timeless horror of the first Alien film with the non-stop action of the second, it’s going to be a scary thrill ride that will blow people back in their seats.”
Pixar’s Toy Story ‘Prequel’ Lightyear
Pixar announced a new animated film called Lightyear, one connected to the Toy Story franchise. Lightyear is described as an origin story for Buzz Lightyear, charting his rise from test pilot to Space Ranger. Directed by Finding Dory co-director Angus MacLane, Lightyear will star Chris Evans as the voice of Buzz and is scheduled to hit cinemas in summer 2022.
Tiana and Moana
Pinocchio on Disney Plus
Raya and the Last Dragon Coming to Premier Access
Four More Seasons of It’s Always Sunny
Disney’s Encanto & Iwájú
Other Disney Franchises
Disney will expand on many more iconic franchises on Disney+, with new spinoff series announced for The Mighty Ducks, Chip & Dale, Big Hero 6 and Zootopia. Disney also announced a sequel to 1993’s Hocus Pocus and a reboot series for Percy Jackson and the Olympians.
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