Disney & Pixar
Dumbo (29th March)
Directed by Tim Burton, this live-action reimagining follows a young elephant whose oversized ears enable him to fly, as helps save a struggling circus. But when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer. The film stars Eva Green, Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, and Alan Arkin.
Aladdin (24th May)
Another live-action reimagining, this time of the 1992 Disney film of the same name, the film is directed by Guy Ritchie and follows a street urchin (Mena Massoud) who vies for the love of a beautiful princess (Naomi Scott). To do so, he uses a genie (Will Smith)’s magic power to make himself off as a prince in order to marry her. The film also stars Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, and Billy Magnussen.
Toy Story 4 (21st June)
Directed by Josh Cooley, the film follows a new toy called “Forky” who joins Woody and the gang, when a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy. Regular voice actors including Tom Hanks as Woody, Tim Allen as Buzz, Joan Cusack as Jessie, Wallace Shawn as Rex, Estelle Harris as Mr Potato Head, Blake Clark as Slinky return, with additional voices from Jordan Peele, Patricia Arquette, and Keanu Reeves.
The Lion King (19th July)
Directed by Jon Favreau, this CGI re-imagining of the 1994 Disney classic film which follows a lion cub crown prince who is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father’s death. Simba flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities. The film includes the voice cast of Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amy Sedaris, Beyoncé, Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner, and John Kani.
Frozen 2 (22nd Nov)
No details are known about this sequel yet, but the Walt Disney film is a sequel to the 2013 musical adventure and will see the princesses embark on an adventure far away from the kingdom of Arendelle. The returning voice cast includes Kristen Bell as Anna, Idina Menzel as Elsa, Jonathan Groff as Kristoff, and Josh Gad as Olaf.