Are you ready for it? The 2019 Walt Disney Studios picture slate is here and OMG I cannot wait. I feel like each year they make me think this is the best year yet and 2019 is no exception. The Lion King, Captain Marvel, Avengers Endgame, Star Wars Episode 9, ….. deep breaths.
2019 Walt Disney Studios Picture Slate
Captain Marvel – March 8, 2019
Captain Marvel follows the story of Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Comic book fans are excited that we will see the ancient Kree-Skrull War come to Earth and the MCU! With a possible setup to Secret Invasion?! What?!
For more Captain Marvel:
Captain Marvel Trailer Reaction
Dumbo – March 29, 2019
Circus owner Max Medici (Danny DeVito) enlists former star Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell) and his children Milly (Nico Parker) and Joe (Finley Hobbins) to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughing stock in an already struggling circus.
But when they discover that Dumbo can fly, the circus makes an incredible comeback, attracting persuasive entrepreneur, aka Shady McShaderson, V.A. Vandevere (Michael Keaton), who recruits Dumbo for his newest, larger-than-life entertainment venture, Dreamland.
Dumbo soars to new heights alongside a charming and spectacular aerial artist, Colette Marchant (Eva Green), until Holt learns that beneath its shiny veneer, Dreamland is full of dark secrets.
Penguins – April 17, 2019
Disneynature’s all-new feature film “Penguins” is a coming-of-age story about an Adélie penguin named Steve who joins millions of fellow males in the icy Antarctic spring on a quest to build a suitable nest, find a life partner and start a family. None of it comes easily for him, especially considering he's targeted by everything from killer whales to leopard seals, who unapologetically threaten his happily ever after.
Avengers Endgame – April 26, 2019
For more Avengers Endgame:
Avengers Endgame Trailer Reaction
Aladdin – May 24, 2019
Aladdin stars Will Smith as the Genie, Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine, and Marwan Kenzari as Jafar. Rounding out the cast are Navid Negahban as the Sultan, Nasim Pedrad as Dalia, Billy Magnussen as the handsome and arrogant suitor Prince Anders, and Numan Acar as Hakim, Jafar’s right-hand man and captain of the palace guards.
Aladdin Teaser Trailer Reaction
Toy Story 4 – June 21, 2019
Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that’s Andy or Bonnie. But when Bonnie adds a reluctant new toy called “Forky” to her room, a road trip adventure alongside old and new friends will show Woody how big the world can be for a toy.
Toy Story 4 Teaser Trailer Reaction
The Lion King – July 19, 2019
Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother–and former heir to the throne-has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.
Artemis Fowl – August 9, 2019
Artemis Fowl is based on the book by Eoin Colfer. It centers around 12-year-old genius Artemis Fowl, a descendant of a long line of criminal masterminds, as he finds himself in a battle of strength and cunning against a powerful, hidden race of fairies. Who may (or may not) be behind his father’s disappearance.
Artemis Fowl Teaser Trailer Reaction
Frozen 2 – November 22, 2019
Arendelle heats up in 2019 when Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf return to the big screen in Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Frozen 2,” the much-anticipated follow-up to 2013’s Oscar®-winning “Frozen”—the highest grossing animated film of all time. Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, and Josh Gad reprise their roles, while Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, the team behind “Frozen,” return to the directors’ chairs.
Official hashtag and trailer are coming soon!
Star Wars Episode 9 – December 20, 2019
Official hashtag and trailer are coming soon.
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) January 5, 2019
Whew! 2019 is going to jammed pack with some awesome films. You know I'm already over here freaking out about Avengers Endgame, Star Wars Episode 9, and The Lion King lol.
Which one are you looking forward to the most?