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Listing Every Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel Project for Disney+ (and Theaters) Announced at Investor Day 2020

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Yesterday’s big Investor Day 2020 event brought updates on some of the titles that have already been on our radar, along with announcements of various new projects—over 100 in total! We’re beyond thrilled to see what’s in the works. Here’s a full rundown of the announcements, and if you’re looking to add Disney+ to your streaming lineup, keep in mind that pricing for the service will be going up in March.

Disney Television Studios for Disney+

Two beloved Disney properties have inspired high-profile entertainment series in development for Disney+:

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  • Ron Moore and Jon M. Chu will reimagine the classic Swiss Family Robinson.
  • Additionally, the studio is developing Percy Jackson and the Olympians based on the bestselling book series by Rick Riordan from Disney Publishing Worldwide.

And Disney Television Studios is currently in production on four live action series set to debut on Disney+ in 2021:

  • The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers, which picks up where the films left off. Emilio Estevez returns as Gordon Bombay and Lauren Graham joins the flock.
  • Turner & Hooch is a buddy comedy starring Josh Peck and his partner, a sweet and slobbery mastiff.
  • Big Shot, a celebration of girl power set in the world of high school basketball starring John Stamos, Yvette Nicole Brown and Jessalyn Gilsig.
  • The Mysterious Benedict Society, based on the international best-selling book series, with Tony Hale and Kristen Schaal.

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Among the projects announced by Lucasfilm for Disney+ are Obi-Wan Kenobi, starring Ewan McGregor with Hayden Christensen returning as Darth Vader, and two series set in the Mandalorian era from Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni: Rangers of the New Republic and Ahsoka, a series featuring the fan favorite character Ahsoka Tano and starring Rosario Dawson.

Visions

Additional new titles announced for Disney+ include Andor, Star Wars: The Bad BatchStar Wars: VisionsLandoThe Acolyte, and A Droid Story.

Willow

The studio is also revisiting Willow in a new series with Warwick Davis returning in the title role.

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And fans are advised to set their coordinates for December 2023 and the next feature film in the Star Wars franchise: Rogue Squadron, to be directed by Patty Jenkins of the Wonder Woman franchise.

Also announced was the next installment of the Indiana Jones franchise directed by James Mangold, Star Wars feature film by writer/director Taika Waititi and Children of Blood & Bone, based on Tomi Adeyemi’s New York Times bestselling novel, to round out the feature-film slate.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Production

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An unbelievable star-studded lineup of original movies is in the works for Disney+, including:

  • Hocus Pocus 2, a spooky sequel to the 1993 Halloween classic. Adam Shankman will direct.
  • Reboots of Three Men and a Baby with Zac Efron, and Cheaper by the Dozen with Kenya Barris and Gabrielle Union, and a new Sister Act film starring Disney Legend Whoopi Goldberg, who is on board as a producer with Tyler Perry.

But that’s far from all. Additional Disney+ projects revealed include:

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New live-action biographical films set for the service include: Greek Freak, about NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo, as well as projects about Keanon Lowe and Chris Paul.

The group is also developing new animated takes on favorite 20th Century Studios’ titles Diary of a Wimpy KidThe Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild, starring Simon Pegg; and Night at the Museum.

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The presentation also included a preview of upcoming feature films such as Jungle CruiseCruella; a prequel to The Lion King; and The Little Mermaid.

Walt Disney Animation Studios

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Among the biggest news was the reveal that Raya and the Last Dragon will debut simultaneously on Disney+ Premier Access and in theatres in March 2021. Premier Access for the title will be priced at $29.99.

Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS) also highlighted the upcoming feature film Encanto, which includes new songs by Emmy, GRAMMY and Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, slated for theaters in November 2021. Encanto takes you to Colombia, where a magical family live in a magical home. Directed by Byron Howard and Jared Bush, co-directed and co-written by Charise Castro Smith, and music written by Miranda.

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We also learned of the first-ever WDAS-produced animated series! New titles announced coming to Disney+ include BaymaxZootopia+Tiana, and Moana, The Series, as well as Iwájú, which will be produced in collaboration with the Pan-African comic book entertainment company Kugali.

Pixar Animation Studios

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Pixar Animation Studios revealed its upcoming slate of original series for Disney+ and feature films, including:

Win or Lose, Pixar’s first-ever long-form animated series, which debuts exclusively on Disney+ in February 2023, follows a middle school softball team in the week leading up to their championship game, and each episode is told from the perspective of a different character.

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Two brand-new feature films slated for theaters in 2022, Academy Award®-winning director Domee Shi’s Turning Red, and Lightyear, the definitive origin story of the hero that inspired the toy. Chris Evans will voice the hero on his journey to becoming the most famous Space Ranger ever.

In Turning Red, fans will meet Mei—she experiences the awkwardness of being a teenager, with an added twist: when she gets too excited, she transforms into a giant red panda. Turning Red comes to theaters March 11, 2022

The original feature film Luca is slated for theaters next summer. Luca is a celebration of the friendship between a boy named Luca and his best friend Alberto during their unforgettable summer. You won’t want to miss Luca, diving into theaters June 2021.

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Additional details were shared about new Disney+ series, including Inside PixarPixar PopcornDug Days, and Cars, as well as the upcoming feature film Soul and short Burrow—both debuting on Disney+ on December 25, 2020.

In the Up spin-off Dug Days, Dug discovers the dangers of suburbia like puppies, fireworks, and… SQUIRRELS!! Dug Days will premiere on Disney+ in Fall 2021.

Pixar is also speeding ahead with a new series following Lightning McQueen and Mater on a road trip across the country. Featuring new characters, old friends, and imaginative destinations; coming to Disney+ in Fall 2022.

Marvel Studios

The Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to grow! Marvel Studios revealed details about upcoming content for both Disney+ and theaters.

The MCU’s exciting future includes three new series for Disney+: Secret Invasion, starring Samuel L. Jackson; Ironheart with Dominique Thorne as a genius inventor; and Armor Wars, starring Don Cheadle as James Rhodes aka War Machine who faces Tony Stark’s worst fears.

These, of course, are in addition to the studios’ robust lineup of Disney+ titles that includes WandaVisionThe Falcon and The Winter Soldier, and Loki; the animated series What If…?Ms. MarvelHawkeye, with Hailee Steinfeld joining Jeremy Renner in the series; She-Hulk, starring Tatiana Maslany in the title role alongside co-stars Mark Ruffalo and Tim Roth; Moon KnightGuardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special; and a series of original shorts, I Am Groot, featuring everyone’s favorite baby tree.

We also saw the reveals of two feature films: Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, the third feature in the Ant-Man franchise; and Fantastic Four, which introduces Marvel’s most iconic family. Marvel Studios’ upcoming feature films also include Black WidowShang Chi and The Legend of The Ten RingsEternalsDoctor Strange In The Multiverse of MadnessThor: Love and Thunder, Black Panther 2BladeCaptain Marvel 2, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

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Alan
Alan
4 months ago

There is a picture of some Live Action 101 Dalmation movie/show but no mention of what it is.

Tom Corless
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3 months ago
Reply to  Alan

Cruella? It’s there.

Steveako
Steveako
4 months ago

Wow that is a LOT of remakes & rehashing!

That isn’t a surprise from Disney, but they seem to have have re-used up so many IPs, will they have much left to pick from in future years.