Disney created history in 2019 with seven blockbusters to its credit. Avengers: Endgame created havoc by becoming highest grossing film of all time whereas Frozen 2 became highest grossing animated film of all time. Aladdin and The Lion King raked in massive numbers with Aladdin topping $ 1bn globally whereas The Lion King grossed over thumping $ 1.65bn.
Furthermore, Toy Story 4 became highest grossing film of the series whereas Captain Marvel also topped $ 1bn as lifetime tally of the film stands over $ 1.1bn globally. The year for Disney is ending with the close of Star Wars trilogy i.e. Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker. The film will is 7th Disney release of 2019 to hit $ 1bn mark globally.
Now Disney will be trying to continue the stupendous run in 2020 too as the there are multiple animated and superhero films lined up for release. We will also see horror and supernatural thriller in 2020 from Disney. Also there will be multiple action releases. The biggest expectations are attached to Black Widow which can turn out to be highest grosser for the studio in 2020. Below is the complete list of Disney films releasing in 2020.
The Call Of The Wind:-
Based on Jack London’s novel, “The Call Of The Wind” will be the first Disney release of 2020 and the film will be releasing globally on 19th February, 2020. Directed by “How To Train Your Dragon” famed Chris Sanders, the film stars Harrison Ford in lead alongwith Karen Gillan.
Pixar’s Onward will be massive release by Disney. The film will be releasing globally on 6th March, 2020. Featuring the voices of Tom Holland and Chris Pratt, Onward will definitely rake in huge bucks for Disney in 2020. The film is directed by Dan Scanlon who last directed “Monsters University”.
The trend of live action will continue in 2020 in the shape of Mulan. The film is an adaption of Disney’s 1998’s Super Hit of the same name. The film stars Liu Yifei in lead whereas it is directed by Niki Caro. There are very huge expectation from this one at the box office. Mulan will release gloally on 27th March, 2020.
The New Mutants:-
This film has been delayed multiple times but atlast it will now be releasing on 3rd April, 2020. The film’s new trailer dropped earlier this week and got very good response. Starring Anya Taylor-Joy and Maisie Williams, The New Mutants is a horror thriller in X Men Universe. The film is directed by “The Fault In Our Stars” and “Stuck In Love” famed Josh Boone.
This is easily the most awaited Disney film of 2020 and it will be hitting the screens globally on 1st May, 2020. Starring Scarlett Johansson, Black Widow is set between the events of “Captain America: Civil War” and Avengers: Infinity War”.
The Woman In The Window:-
Joe Wright will be in director’s chair for 2018’s novel of the same name. Starring Amy Adams, The Woman In The Window will be a psychological thriller and will be hitting screens on 15th May, 2020.
The film is based on the first two novels of the Artemis Fowl series and it was earlier slated to release in 2019. The film was later pushed to 2020 and will now be releasing on 29th May, 2020.
In June we will see a Pixar release titled “Soul”. The animated feature will have a very deep theme and it will be releasing on 19th June, 2020. Featuring the voice of Jamie Foxx, Soul is directed by Pete Docter who previously gave major hits like Up, Monsters, Inc. and Inside Out.
Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt starrer Jungle Cruise is based on the Disney Park theme attraction of the same name. Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, the film will release globally on 24th July, 2020. The film will rake in huge numbers at box office and it has potential of hitting $ 1bn at global box office upon release.
The Empty Man:-
Based on the graphic novel of the same name, The Empty Man is slated to release on 7th August, 2020. It’s a supernatural horror film starring Stephen Root.
The One And Only Ivan:-
Featuring the voices of Angelina Jolie, Sam Rockwell and Helen Mirren, The One and Only Ivan is an animated fantasy story of a gorilla (Ivan). The film is slated to release on 14th August, 2020.
The King’s Man:-
The King’s Man is a prequel to 2014’s “Kingsman: The Secret Service”. Starring Ralph Fiennes, Harris Dickinson, Gemma Arterton, Rhys Ifans, Matthew Goode, Daniel Brühl and Djimon Hounsou, The King’s Man is slated to release globally on 18th September, 2020.
Death On The Nile:-
Crime drama Death On The Nile is based on the novel of same name by Agatha Christie. The film is directed by Kenneth Branagh who directed the first Thor which released way back in 2011. Death On The Nile will release globally on 9th October, 2020.
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie:-
Musical drama Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is a story of 16 years old. Directed by Jonathan Butterell, the film stars Max Harwood and it will release globally on 23rd October, 2020.
Marvel’s second release of the year will be Eternals where we will see the whole new set of superheros. The film stars Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Kit Harington, Kumail Nanjiani, Salma Hayek and Gemma Chan and it will release globally on 6th November, 2020. Disney will have huge hopes from this one and they would want the film to hit $ 1bn atleast.
Ana de Armas and Ben Affleck starrer Deep Water will release on 13th November, 2020. The film is directed by Adiran Lyne, he last directed super hit “Unfaithful”.
Raya and The Last Dragon:-
Raya and The Last Dragon will be the second last release of the year for Disney. The film will hit screens globally on 25th November, 2020. The animated feature has the voices of Awkwafina and Cassie Steele.
Wide Side Story:-
Steven Spielberg’s next movies “Wide Side Story” will be the last Disney release of 2020. The film will release globally on 18th December, 2020. Wide Side Story is based on the Broadway musical of the same name and it stars Ansel Elgort and Rachel Zegler.