What’s New For 2016 From Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Hot on the heels of the biggest movie of all time, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Disney is already gearing up for a hot 2016 with a new Disney Princess, the return Dory, the remake of two classic tails, two new Marvel adventures and another Star Wars movie and more! 

If you are making plans for 2016, mark your calendars. Disney has another hot lineup. 

Want a glance beyond 2016? See what Pixar and Disney Animation have in the pipeline and what to expect from Disney, Marvel and LucusFilms in coming years. 

2016 Disney Movies

What’s New For 2016 From Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

January 29, 2016 – The Finest Hours (Walt Disney Studios)

A heroic action-thriller, “The Finest Hours” is the remarkable true story of the greatest small boat rescue in Coast Guard history.

The Finest Hours Poster
March 4, 2016 – Zootopia (Walt Disney Animation Studios)
5 Reasons Zootopia Is Different Than Any Animal Movie You’ve Seen

Zootopia Poster
April 15, 2016 – The Jungle Book (Walt Disney Studios)

Based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories and inspired by Disney’s 1967 animated classic, the film features state-of the-art technology that immerses audiences in the lush world like never before.

The Jungle Book Poster
May 6, 2016 – Captain America: Civil War (Marvel)

Captain America: Civil War picks up where Avengers: Age of Ultron left off, as Steve Rogers leads the new team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. After another international incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability and a governing body to determine when to enlist the services of the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers while they try to protect the world from a new and nefarious villain.

Captain America Civil War Poster
May 27, 2015 – Alice Through the Looking Glass (Walt Disney Studios)

In Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” an all-new spectacular adventure featuring the unforgettable characters from Lewis Carroll’s beloved stories, Alice returns to the whimsical world of Underland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter.

Alice Through The Looking Glass Poster
June 17, 2016 – Finding Dory (Disney / Pixar)

Disney•Pixar’s “Finding Dory” reunites everyone’s favorite forgetful blue tang, Dory, with her friends Nemo and Marlin on a search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?

Finding Dory Teaser Poster
July 1, 2016 – The BFG (Walt Disney Studios)

The talents of three of the world’s greatest storytellers – Roald Dahl, Walt Disney and Steven Spielberg –
finally unite to bring Dahl’s beloved classic “The BFG” to life.

The BFG Flashlight
August 12, 2016 – Pete’s Dragon (Walt Disney Studios)

Pete’s Dragon is an upcoming American live-action-animated fantasy comedy-drama film directed by David Lowery and written by Toby Halbrooks and Lowery, based on a short story by S.S. Field and Seton I. Miller and also a remake of 1977 film Pete’s Dragon.

Pete's Dragon Bryce Dallas Howard D23 Expo
Fall 2016 – Queen of Katwe (Walt Disney Studios)

The Queen of Katwe is an upcoming biographical drama film about the life of Phiona Mutesi, an Ugandan chess prodigy who becomes a Woman Candidate Master after her performances at World Chess Olympiads.

Queen Of Katwe
November 4, 2016 – Doctor Strange (Marvel)

Doctor Strange is an upcoming American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character of the same name, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

Marvel Doctor Strange D23 Expo
November 23, 2016 – Moana (Walt Disney Animation Studios)

Disney’s newest princess will be a 16-year-old Samoan girl who wants to explore like her ancestors. Once the strongest sailors in the world, her people no longer explore the ocean. Despite of the wishes of her father, King Tui, Moana sets sail on a mission to prove herself with her pet pig, Pua, her rooster, Hei Hei, by her side.

Disney Moana The Rock
December 16, 2015 – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Lucasfilm)

Rouge One: A Star Wars Story is the first stand-alone Star Wars movie about resistance fighters who have united to steal plans to the dreaded Death Star.

Star Wars Rogue One Cast
TBD 2016 – The Light Between Oceans (DreamWorks Pictures)

The Light Between Oceans

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