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12 Upcoming Disney Films We Can't Help But Be Excited For

12 Upcoming Disney Films We Can't Help But Be Excited For

by Ezra Zydan

Doctor Strange (4 November 2016)

One of the top neurosurgeons in the world is injured in a car accident that not only ruins his career, but his hands as well in the process. After throwing money at every option possible, Stephen Strange undergoes a journey of healing and spirituality that sees him encounter things beyond his comprehension. He encounters the Ancient One, who becomes Strange's mentor in the mystic arts.


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (16 December 2016)

This is only one of many spin offs from the 'Star Wars' franchise. Directed by Gareth Edwards (Godzilla), this film will feature an all-star cast, and tells us the tale of a group of rebel (scum!) on a mission to relieve the plans for the first Death Star from the Sith Lords.

Beauty and the Beast (17 March 2017)

This is a live action remake of the classic tale 'Beauty and the Beast': It will be directed by Bill Condon, written by Evan Spiliotopoulos, and stars Emma Watson and Dan Stevens. Belle is an intelligent young woman that ends up being taken prisoner by a Beast . She's locked away in his castle, and despite her initial fears, she becomes friends with the Beast's cursed staff and looks beyond the exterior of the Beast to the true heart of the Prince within. It's too bad there's a hunter on the loose to take Belle for himself and take out the Beast along the way.

via:Disney / Pinterest

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (5 May 2017)

This sequel to the critically acclaimed Awesome Mixtape #1 sees the Guardians continue their adventures as Peter Quill (Starlord) unravels the mystery of his true bloodline.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. (26 May 2017)

Captain Jack Sparrow is pursued by Captain Salazar as Sparrow hunts for King Poseidon's trident.

Thor: Ragnarok (3 November 2017 - US, 27 October 2017 - UK)

Chris Hemsworth reprises his role as the Thunder God, and is joined by Mark Ruffalo who is reprising his role as The Hulk. Not much else is known about the film at this time, but this is set to be the biggest Thor film in its singular franchise.

Black Panther (16 February 2016)

This upcoming Marvel film will follow the story of T'Challa, prince of Wakanda, and his origins as he rises up to take the mantle of Black Panther following the death of his father. Not much is known about this film at this time, but with Chadwick Boseman taking on the role of T'Challa, hopes are very high for this upcoming film.

Avengers: Infinity War Part One (4 May 2018)

This will be one of the biggest franchise films in the history of both Marvel and Disney films, as The Russo Brothers take on the massive tale of The Avengers' Infinity War against the cosmic villain Thanos. As many as 67 major characters will be seen in this film, with an all-star cast featuring the likes of Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, and Chris Hemsworth. The second film was originally titled as the second part of the Infinity War, but at this current time, it is now an untitled sequel, set for release 3 May 2019.

Star Wars: Han Solo Spin-off (25 May 2018)

We take a look at the origin of this smuggler turned hero as Han Solo gets his own Solo (ahem) franchise.

Toy Story 4

Set for release 15 June 2018, the fourth film in this franchise will see Tom Hanks and Tim Allen reprise their respective roles as Woody and Buzz Lightyear as they set out on an epic journey to find Woody's romantic interest, Bo Peep.

Captain Marvel

This film will feature the debut of Captain Marvel, played by 'The Room' actor Brie Larson, and is slated for an 8 March 2019 release. It will be the first ever female led superhero film that follows the tale of Carol Danvers and how she became Captain Marvel.

via:Marvel / Disney / FutuCine

The Incredibles 2 (21 June 2019)

By the time this film is released, it will have been 15 years since the original film was released. What a time to wait for a sequel to the critically acclaimed film from 2004! This film is said to rehash old ideas that didn't make it in the original film, as well as new ones that are currently in development.