Disney, Marvel and Pixar solidified their upcoming movie slates for the next few years, setting release dates for 19 different feature films. These wildly diverse movies, which range from superhero sequels (Ant-Man and the Wasp) to animated projects (Coco) will all be released in just a three year span, between 2017 and 2020. Unfortunately, the studios didn't offer any titles for some of these release dates, but these projects surely represent a diverse slate for all of these studios.
Starting with Disney, the studio set a December 22, 2017 release date for an Untitled Disney Fairy Tale, which will be a live action project. Disney didn't release any plot details for this fairy tale, but it will go up against the animated sequel The Croods 2. Disney set two release dates for 2018, with Gigantic opening on March 9, 2018 and Untitled Disney Fairy Tale #2 set for November 2, 2018, both of which don't have any direct competitors as of yet.
Rounding out Disney's slate is Untitled Disney Fairy Tale #3 (March 29, 2019), Untitled Disneytoon Studios Project (April 12, 2019), Untitled Disney Fairy Tale #4 (November 8, 2019) and Untitled Disney Animation (November 25, 2020), which are all the first movies to claim those dates. As for the fairy tale movies, they could represent any number of projects currently in the works at Disney. The studio is developing a number of live action adaptations based on classic animated movies, such as Dumbo, Tink, Prince Charming and Mulan, just to name a few.
Marvel announced today that their summer hit Ant-Man will get a sequel, with Ant-Man and the Wasp arriving in theaters on July 6, 2018. This date was previously slated for Black Panther's release, but Marvel has pushed that movie up five months, to February 16, 2018, while shifting Captain Marvel from November 2, 2018 to March 8, 2019. Ant-Man and The Wasp doesn't face any direct competition on July 6, 2018, but it will hit theaters one week after How to Train Your Dragon 3 on June 29, 2018 and a week before an untitled 20th Century Fox/Marvel production. Black Panther will go up against 20th Century Fox's Larrikins, while Captain Marvel has no competition yet. The studio also set dates for three unspecified projects, Untitled Marvel Movie #1 (May 1, 2020), Untitled Marvel Movie #2 (July 10, 2020) and Untitled Marvel Movie #3 (November 6, 2020), none of which have any direct competition yet.
Finally Pixar's release date announcements start with Cars 3, which has moved into the June 16, 2017 release slot previously occupied by Toy Story 4, which has shifted to June 15, 2018. Cars 3 currently doesn't have any direct competition thus far, but it opens one week before Paramount's World War Z 2 and a week after Warner Bros.' Wonder Woman. Also hitting theaters in 2017 is Coco on November 22. This is the first movie to be slated for the Thanksgiving 2017 holiday thus far, but it opens one week after Warner Bros.' Justice League Part 1 and Universal's Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
Pixar also handed out a June 21, 2019 release for The Incredibles 2, along with an untitled Pixar Animation movie on March 13, 2020 and a second untitled Pixar Animation movie on June 19, 2020. While The Incredibles 2 and another Untitled Pixar Animation film don't have any direct competition in their new dates, the second untitled Pixar movie will be going up against Warner Bros.' Green Lantern Corps. It's worth noting that the June 19, 2020 date would be exactly five years after Inside Out hit theaters, so it's possible that a follow-up could be in the works, especially after Inside Out's box office success ($353.8 million domestic, $792.2 million worldwide).