Walt Disney Pictures Makes Changes to Movie Lineup

By: Amy Kawa

Jungle Cruise, the film adaptation of the beloved, classic Disney attraction will finally make its way to theaters October 11, 2019.  Rumors have been swirling for years that a film was in development with various storylines, directors, and actors, but with Dwayne Johnson and new Disney-darling Emily Blunt at the helm, production is ramping up with this current version.

The sequel to Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, and Michelle Pfieffer will cast its curse on audiences May 29, 2020.  Not much is known about the plot at this time.

Walt Disney Pictures also announced several other minor changes to their production and release schedule for the upcoming year.  Wreck-It Ralph 2 will now just simply be titled Ralph Breaks the InternetMary Poppins Returns’ release date has been moved up from Christmas Day to December 19, 2018. Lastly, Indiana Jones 5 has been pushed back a full year to 2021.

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