Disney Lays Out Its Plans At CinemaCon

This week in Las Vegas, the National Association of Theater Owners held their annual convention, CinemaCon. On Tuesday, Disney held their panel with some interesting news and movie dates coming out of it.

The definitive list of Disney films hitting the screen for 2018-2019 are below. Keep in mind, we chose not to include all of the dates, because some of them have already changed, but this list is in order of planned release throughout the course of the respective year:


  • Avengers: Infinity War (4/27/2018)
  • Solo: A Star Wars Story (5/25/2018)
  • Incredibles 2 (6/15/2018)
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp (7/6/2018)
  • Christopher Robin (8/3/2018)
  • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (11/2/2018)
  • Ralph Breaks the Internet (11/21/2018)
  • Mary Poppins Returns (12/25/2018)


  • Captain Marvel (3/6/2019)
  • Dumbo
  • Penguins
  • Avengers 4
  • Aladdin
  • Toy Story 4
  • The Lion King
  • Artemis Fowl
  • Frozen 2
  • Star Wars Episode IX

There are some great movies coming up from Disney in the next couple of years. I’m particularly excited to see where the MCU goes after encountering Thanos– and now that I’ve seen it I have some theories. I am also enthralled with the notion of finally seeing how the Skywalker saga ends, not to mention what Andy’s toys have been up to since finding a new home. I’ve also been impressed so far by the live action Disney movies to this point, so Christopher Robin, Dumbo, and The Lion King are also on my must see list.

Another tidbit that has come out of CinemaCon that is piquing my interest is that Alden Ehrenreich who plays Han Solo in the upcoming Solo film has signed on to a three film contract. Will we be seeing a trilogy of Han, Chewie, and Lando navigating through their smuggling past? Is Han going to be the antagonist for a Boba Fett stand alone film? It’s so fun to speculate what the future holds for the past of Star Wars!

For more news and opinions about Star Wars, Disney, Marvel, and more keep it locked to Pass The Controller– and listen to our weekly podcast to hear these and more topics discussed in more depth.

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