Disney shuffles release date for Indiana Jones 5, Jungle Cruise, Marvel film; Maleficent 2 to open in summer 2020

FP Staff

July 11, 2018 09:19:50 IST

Walt Disney Studios has announced the shifting of release dates of a number of its major movies. The list includes Indiana Jones 5, a Marvel movie, and live-action adaptations, according to a report by The Hollywood Reporter.

Emily Blunt's Mary Poppins Returns, a remake of 1964's musical-fantasy Mary Poppins, has been moved up from 25 December to 19 December. Dwayne Johnson's next, titled Jungle Cruise, will release on 11 October, 2019. Angelina Jolie-starrer Maleficent 2 is now set for 29 May, 2020 release.

Angelina Jolie in a still from Maleficient/Image from YouTube.

Angelina Jolie in a still from Maleficient/All image from YouTube

The report also states that an untitled Marvel movie has been moved up from 30 July, 2021 to 12 February, 2021, while an untitled live-action movie originally set for 9 July, 2021 will take the 30 July slot. Two untitled live-action movies slated for 8 November, 2019 and 21 February, 2021 have been removed from Disney’s schedule entirely. And finally, Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 is now officially just called Ralph Breaks the Internet.

A still from Ralph Breaks the Internet/Image from YouTube.

A still from Ralph Breaks the Internet

The Indiana Jones film has been moved from 10 July, 2020 to 9 July, 2021. Indiana Jones 5 will see the return of Harrison Ford who will be days away from turning 79 when the movie hits theaters. Jonathan Kasdan has been brought on to write a new draft of Indiana Jones 5 after David Koepp, who wrote the previous version of the script, is no longer available to work on the film.

Updated Date: Jul 11, 2018 09:19 AM