According to THR, Disney Studios claimed five new dates for their expanding line of life-action fairy-tale films, a list which includes plans for Cruella, Jungle Book 2, Dumbo, Jungle Cruise, A Wrinkle in Time, a Mary Poppins sequel, Maleficent 2, a Tinker Bell movie, and The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.
The dates include:
- July 28, 2017
- April 6, 2018
- Aug. 3, 2018
- Dec. 25, 2018
- Dec. 20, 2019
Disney had previously claimed Dec. 22, 2017, Nov. 2, 2018, and Nov. 8, 2019, but has released the December 22, 2017 date (see “Best in Shows Index”).THR is reporting. The film will be released by Warner Bros. domestically and handled by Sony Pictures International overseas.
Just last month the film was bumped forward to a January 2018 release (see “Best In Shows March Update”).Deadline is reporting. Questions about the movie had been raised during the recent Captain America: Civil War press circuit, and Marvel Chief Kevin Feige addressed concerns with a statement that the movie is still moving forward, it’s just a question of when, not if, it will be made (see “Updates to Marvel Cinematic Universe Slate”). THR. The film was supposed to begin production in the first quarter of 2016, but rewrites pushed the film start back to the end of 2016.