A Wrinkle in Time
Disney Studios claimed this date for a live-action fairy tail feature in 2016. A Wrinkle in Time is based on the children's book by Madeleine L'Engle.
Avengers: Infinity War
Marvel Studios announced this project in October 2014 as part of a slate of new films (see “'Black Panther,' 'Captain Marvel,' 'Inhumans' Movies”), and plans to release the second half of the third Avengers blockbuster to open May 3, 2019.
Han Solo Stand-Alone Feature
Disney has announced Lego Movie directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord will helm this Star Wars spin-off feature film, which will follow the adventures of a young Han Solo before he swaggered onscreen as the dashing rogue in Star Wars – A New Hope. The script will be written by Empire Strikes Back screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan and his son Jake (see “'Lego Movie' Helmers to Direct 'Han Solo' 'Star Wars' Spin-Off”).
Paramount set this date for as part of an announcement of a trio of new Transformers sequels.
After 14 years, the sequel in this successful superhero franchise is do to finally hit screens, with Brad Bird, the director of the first, on board to write and direct.
Jurassic World II
Universal has announced this date for the sequel to its 2015 smash hit Jurassic World, which will see Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard return to star. Colin Trevorrow, who directed Jurassic World, will co-write the screenplay with Derek Connolly. Steven Spielberg will executive produce.
Untitled Fox Marvel Film
Fox claimed this date in March 2014 for an as-yet-unnamed Marvel film (see “Fox Claims Dates for 'FF' & 'Wolverine' Sequels”).
Paramount Pictures reserved this date for the third of the new Terminator trilogy, which will follow 2015’s Terminator: Genisys (see “First 'Terminator Genisys' Trailer”) and its May 19, 2017 sequel. There are plans for a Terminator TV show in the lull between the first and second film, which will pick up the narrative at a critical moment from the first film, but diverge in a completely different path, though it will intersect with the movie narrative in unexpected ways (see “New 'Terminator' TV Series”).
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