Disney just announced that the final film of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, directed by Colin Trevorrow, will be released on May 24, 2019 in America. That puts it just one year after the release Han Solo standalone film in 2018. More importantly, it makes it the first Episode of the new saga to be released during the summer, which is when the first six films were released.
In other Lucasfilm news, the fifth Indiana Jones film, originally scheduled for 2019, has been moved back a year. It’s now planned to open on July 10, 2020. Both Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford will be back for that one, we think
Disney have also made these changes:
- Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 has been delayed from March 2018 to November 21, 2018.
- Frozen 2 will be released November 27, 2019.
- Jon Favreau’s live-action Lion King musical will be out July 19, 2019.
- Disney Animation’s Gigantic has been moved back two years, from November 2018 to November 25, 2020.