Disney has confirmed the dates of three mega-budget films. “The Lion King,” the untitled “Han Solo” film, and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” are in the final works and will soon hit the global cinemas.

The studio has revealed that it's developing “Star Wars: Episode IX,” with Colin Trevorrow serving as the director and co-producer. Also, “Indiana Jones 5,” and a sequel to “Jurassic World” are in pre-production. The fifth “Indiana Jones” film is developed with an estimated budget of $100 million. Disney’s animated film “Frozen 2” will swing into theaters on November 27, 2019.

‘The Lion King’

“The Lion King” is one of the most anticipated Disney films.

The original movie was released in 1994 and did great business at the box office. The story is inspired by a Shakespeare novel of the same name. The film is directed and produced by Roger Allers, with Rob Minkoff serving as executive producer and Don Hahn as the screenplay writer.

The cast includes Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick, Jonathan Taylor, James Earl, Moira Kelly, Ernie Sabella, Nathan Lane, Rowen Atkinson, Madge Sinclair, Robert Guillaume, Cheech Marin, Jim Cummings, and Whoopi Goldberg. Tim Rice and Alan Menken will compose the score for the film.

The untitled ‘Han Solo’ film

The upcoming “Han Solo” film is directed and produced by Phil Lord and scripted by Jon Kasdan. It is the second film in the famous “Star Wars Anthology.” The standalone movie features Woody Harrelson, Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Thandie Newton, Donald Glover, Jones Soutamo and Phoebe Waller.

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The story is about Chewbacca and Han Solo, who are stuck on a remote island and try their best to get out of the situation. Principal photography began in March 2017 at Pinewood Studios. The movie will hit the global cinemas on May 25, 2018.

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is a highly-anticipated Hollywood film. It is directed, produced, and written by Rian Johnson. It is a joint project of Lucasfilm and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The leading roles are played by John Boyega, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, Anthony Daniels and Oscar Isaac, while Lupita Nyong and Gwendoline Christie play the supporting characters. The movie was announced in 2012 and development began in January 2013, with Rian Johnson serving as screenplay writer and director.

In recent years, several Disney movies have been accused of having sexual references, including “Aladdin,” “The Rescuers,” “Priest,” and “Dogma,” but the studio claims that the new movies are family-friendly and will come up the expectations of fans.