Disney movies coming soon: your essential list

Disney fan? Good thing, too, because there's a whole lot of content coming your way in the coming years, spanning animation and live-action.

You can expect Walt Disney Animation movies, Disney-Pixar movies and Marvel movies over the coming years. Scroll down for your essential Disney movies round-up.


1. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Sam Raimi directs Benedict Cumberbatch in the second Doctor Strange movie, which is poised to open new realms of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

Find out more about Doctor Strange in the Multiverse.


2. Thor: Love and Thunder

Natalie Portman's Jane Foster absorbs her own Asgardian powers in Taika Waititi's follow-up to Thor: Ragnarok. Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson and Christian Bale co-star.

Find out more about Thor: Love and Thunder.

3. Lightyear

Captain America himself, Chris Evans, voices the human inspiration for Buzz Lightyear in this Disney-Pixar origin story.

Find out more about Lightyear.


4. Star Wars: Rogue Squadron

Wonder Woman helmer Patty Jenkins steps into the Star Wars saga for the spin-off movie about brave X-Wing pilots.

Find out more about Star Wars: Rogue Squadron.

5. Fantastic Four

Spider-Man 3 helmer Jon Watts is tasked with bringing the original superhero family into the Marvel Studios fold (finally!)

Find out more about Fantastic Four.


6. Black Panther 2

Disney has confirmed it will not recast the late Chadwick Boseman in the role of T'Challa/Black Panther. The sequel is directed by Ryan Coogler and will return us to Wakanda.

Find out more about Black Panther 2.


7. Captain Marvel 2

Brie Larson returns as the noble Captain Marvel in this sequel helmed by Candyman's Nia DaCosta. And there are some significant new faces in the movie.

Find out more about Captain Marvel 2.


8. Ant-Man 3

The third Ant-Man movie again pairs Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly for another round of shrinking superhero mayhem. Both the title and new cast members have been revealed.

Find out more about Ant-Man 3.


9. Encanto

Walt Disney Animation Studios venture to South America for the first time with this Columbia-set musical, scored by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Find out more about Encanto.


10. Turning Red

Disney-Pixar returns with this offbeat coming-of-age story about a teenage girl who can transform into a giant red panda.

Find out more about Turning Red.


11. Indiana Jones 5

Harrison Ford returns as the world's greatest archaeologist-adventurer, but Steven Spielberg is giving way to Logan director James Mangold.

Find out more about Indiana Jones 5.


12. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the 10 Rings

The MCU's first Asian-focused superhero movie stars Simu Liu as the eponymous Shang-Chi, a mystical master pitted against Tony Leung's The Mandarin.

Find out more about Shang-Chi and the Legend of the 10 Rings.


13. The Little Mermaid

Disney's next live-action remake tackles the legacy of the 1989 animation, widely credited with kick-starting the 'Disney renaissance' period. Halle Bailey is Ariel and Melissa McCarthy is the evil Ursula.

Find out more about The Little Mermaid.


14. The Lion King 2

Moonlight director Barry Jenkins takes over from Jon Favreau to bring us the origin story of the mighty Mufasa. Expect a continuation of the stunning photorealistic CGI that featured in Favreau's blockbusting 2019 Disney remake.

Find out more about The Lion King 2.


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