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Disney Drops Massive Star Wars and Marvel News and More During Investor Day Presentation

Posted on December 10, 2020 by

Disney held their annual Investor Day presentation today and it felt more like a Comic-Con presentation, with tons of new trailers and announcements for Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, Disney Animation, and more.  Check out everything they announced below.

Marvel:

  • Ant Man & The Wasp sequel is officially “Ant Man and The Wasp: Quantumania
  • Samuel L. Jackson and Ben Mendelsohn starring in Secret Invasion Disney+ Show
  • I Am Groot Shorts and The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special coming to Disney+
  • Tatiana Maslany and Mark Ruffalo confirmed for She-Hulk Disney+ series
  • Jeremy Renner and Hailee Steinfeld officially co-starring in Hawkeye Disney+ series
  • Don Cheadle starring in Armor Wars series on Disney+
  • Christian Bale is officially playing Gorr the God Killer in Thor: Love & Thunder
  • The Falcon and The Winter Soldier debuts on March 19th on Disney+
  • Jon Watts, director of Spider-Man: Homecoming and Far From Home, is directing an MCU Fantastic Four movie
  • Dominique Thorne starring as RiRi Williams for Ironheart Disney+ series

Star Wars

  • Rosario Dawson starring in live-action Ashoka Tano series
  • Mandalorian spin-off “Rangers of the New Republic” announced
  • Billy Dee Williams starring in Lando limited series on Disney+
  • Star Wars: Visions will be animated short films from Japanese anime creators
  • The Acolyte is a Star Wars Disney+ mystery/thriller series set in the new “High Republic” era
  • Patty Jenkins is directing a Rogue Squadron movie
  • Hayden Christensen will return as Darth Vader for Obi-Wan, set 10 years after Revenge of the Sith
  • (Lucasfilm Update) Willow series will arrive in 2022 on Disney+
  • Animated “A Droid Story” series featuring C-3PO and R2-D2 coming to Disney+
  • The Mandalorian Season 3 will debut around Christmas next year

FX

  • Noah Hawley is developing an Alien series with Ridley Scott producing, set on Earth
  • Counterpart creator Justin Marks and Boardwalk Empire producer Tim Van Patten are developing a Shogun series, based on the bestselling James Clavell novel.
  • It’s Always Sunny is renewed for 4 more seasons, making it the longest-running live-action sitcom in TV history
  • The long in development Y the Last Man adaptation will be an FX on Hulu exclusive.

Disney Animation/Pixar

  • Raya and the Last Dragon will have a Mulan style theatrical and Disney+ “Premium Access” for $30 day and date release
  • Zootopia, Moana, Big Hero 6, and Princess and the Frog series are coming to Disney+
  • Pixar putting out Disney+ shorts based on Dug from Up, Lightning McQueen and Mater and a long-form animated series called Win or Lose, about a middle school softball team on their way to the championship
  • Chris Evans will voice Buzz Lightyear in “Lightyear”, which tells the origin of the fictional character from the Toy Story that Buzz is based on.
  • Turning Red is a new Pixar movie coming in 2022 which follows a teenage girl named Mei who turns into a giant red panda when she’s too excited.
  • Luca is out in June 2021
  • Encanto is a new Disney Animation Studios movie arriving next fall following a family in Colombia.
  • Disney is teaming with Pan-African studio Kugali for a sci-fi Disney+ series called Iwájú.
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid animated movie coming to Disney+

Walt Disney Studios/Disney+

  • Hocus Pocus 2 officially confirmed, Disney+ exclusive
  • Mighty Ducks sequel series Mighty Ducks: Game Changers coming to Disney+, starring Emilio Estevez and Lauren Graham
  • Turner and Hooch remake confirmed with Josh Peck starring
  • Zac Effron starring in a remake of Three Men and a Baby, hitting Disney+ in 2022
  • Cruella, Peter Pan & Wendy and Pinocchio all coming to Disney+ instead of theaters
  • Disenchanted, Enchanted sequel, coming to Disney+
  • Sister Act 3 coming to Disney+
  • Andy Samberg and John Mulaney starring in a live-action/animation hybrid Chip & Dale Rescue Ranger movie, with The Lonely Island’s Akiva Schaffer directing.
  • Kristen Schaal and Tony Hale starring in an adaptation of The Mysterious Benedict Society book series
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