Get ready: Disney has announced several new sequels for Avatar and a whole new slate of Star Wars films

May 07, 2019 05:35 PM

Get your popcorn buckets ready — Disney has a packed slate of films through December 2027.

The company announced on Tuesday its producing three more untitled Star Wars films that’ll begin to debut in theaters in 2022.

While Disney will launch the highly-anticipated Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker this December, the next film in the franchise won’t be seen until December 2022.

Two more Star Wars films will follow in December 2024 and 2026, according to Disney. The company also revealed its plans for four more Avatar sequels, with Avatar 2 debuting in theaters in December 2021.

From there, Avatar films will alternate release dates with Star Wars films, the latter of which will release movies in the new trilogy in 2022, 2024 and 2026 every December. Avatar will have films slated for release in 2023, 2025 and 2027.

Rey from Star Wars; Neytiri from Avatar
Lucasfilm/Disney/Kobal/REX/Shutterstock; Moviestore/REX/Shutterstock

Story details and titles of the Star Wars and Avatar movies were not released.

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This is a jam-packed slate of films for the company that owns Lucasfilm, Fox and Marvel. Avengers: Endgame is now the second-highest grossing movie in history, displacing Titanic and just behind Avatar.

In April, Disney unveiled its first look at its highly-anticipated streaming service Disney+, which will include all Star Wars and Marvel films.

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The streaming site will also have all Disney Channel shows and Original Movies, as well as new spinoff shows such as The Mandalorian, which takes place in the Star Wars universe.

Disney+ will host hours of content from the National Geographic Channel, as well.

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