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Exciting New Projects Coming from Disney and Marvel Studios


At the D23 EXPO in Anaheim, CA, Disney and Marvel Studios presented exclusive news and details about the upcoming live action films coming to theaters in the next year. I am so excited about these upcoming releases. I love that there are offerings for fans of all ages. Which movie do you want to see? In case you don’t know what D23 is. It’s the Disney fan club. Members get cool perks like lots of Disney news and info before the general population. I hope I can go to the next conference.

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Marvel’s CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR – Opens May 2016

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Marvel’s 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.

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THE FINEST HOURS – Opens January 2016

THE FINEST HOURS is based on the remarkable true story of the most daring rescue mission in the history of the Coast Guard. This movie promises to transport audiences to the heart of the action, creating a fully-immersive cinematic experience on an epic scale.

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THE JUNGLE BOOK – Opens April 2016

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.

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ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS features the unforgettable characters from Lewis Carroll’s beloved stories. Director James Bobin brings his own unique vision to the spectacular world Tim Burton created on screen in 2010 with “Alice in Wonderland,” in which Alice (Wasikowska) returns to the whimsical world of Underland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter.

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PETE’S DRAGON – Opens August 2016

The heartwarming adventure of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliott, who just so happens to be a dragon,

About D23 EXPO 2015

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About D23

The name “D23” pays homage to the exciting journey that began in 1923 when Walt Disney opened his first studio in Hollywood. D23 is the first official club for fans in Disney’s 90-plus-year history. Fans can join D23 at Gold and General Membership levels at and at To keep up with all the latest D23 news and events, follow DisneyD23 on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and YouTube.

Stay tuned for more details about other movies from LucasFilm and Pixar too!

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Notorious Spinks

Tuesday 25th of August 2015

I can't wait for Finest Hour to hit theaters. Thanks for the heads up. I bet it is going to be good and animated.

Tales Of A Ranting Ginger

Tuesday 25th of August 2015

What a great list of movies! My kids are going to want to see many of them when they come to theatres.

Chelley @ A is For Adelaide

Monday 24th of August 2015

What a line up! I need to see all of these! Disney and Marvel are awesome!!!


Monday 24th of August 2015

We are passholders so we can't wait for all the new attractions at Disney World! The movies will be awesome too.

Vera Sweeney

Monday 24th of August 2015

I am so excited for all these new movies!! I know my kids are excited as well, I forsee a lot of family movie nights coming up!

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