Disney is bringing your favorite characters back to the screen with live-action remakes. Here’s a breakdown of all the upcoming films!
Snow White is the next live-action remake Disney is tackling and is set to come out on March 22, 2024. The cast features notable stars like Rachel Zegler as Snow White and Gal Gadot as the Evil Queen. The film also has an amazing team behind the scenes with Greta Gerwig and Erin Cressida Wilson on the script and Marc Webb as the director. The musical is said to give Snow White more agency in her own story, and we can’t wait to see it!
Lilo and Stitch
Lilo and Stitch is heading back to the screen on May 10, 2024, for a remake that will head straight to Disney+. There’s not much information out about the film, but the script will be written by Mike Van Waes. The cast features newcomer Maia Kealoha as Lilo, and Chris Sanders will reprise the voice of Stitch.
Mufasa: The Lion King
Disney isn’t stopping with the successful 2019 remake of The Lion King. Mufasa: The Lion King is set to release in July 2024. The film is said to feature Mufasa’s origins and touch on the ending of the first movie. Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner, and John Kani return to the cast, but no other information has been announced.
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The recently announced Moana remake is in progress! We already know Dwyane Johnson will return as Maui, but fans are anxiously awaiting the full cast announcement. Johnson is also taking the role of executive producer. Thomas Kail, best known for his work on Hamilton, will direct the film. The current release date is June 27, 2025.
There aren’t many details about the Hercules remake yet, but fans are still stirring with excitement. Many people have taken to Twitter to share their opinions on who should be cast although Disney has yet to release any news about who will be in it, but it has been announced that the creative duo behind Avengers, Joe and Anthony Russo, will serve as producers.
— jimmy (@jdonohue91) August 13, 2021
Jungle Book 2
Disney is working on a follow-up to the 2016 live-action Jungle Book. There’s no release date yet but John Favreau will return to direct after finishing Mufasa. The film is said to delve deeper into Rudyard Kipling’s work and even use some discarded ideas from the 1967 Jungle Book.