Sequels of Your Favorite Disney Movies Set To Come Out In 2019!

The end of 2018 to 2019 brings a year of excitement to all movie audiences across the globe. Disney and Pixar movies like Frozen, Mary Poppins, and Toy Story are some of the most popular movies of all time. New ideas, plotlines, songs, and even new casts are to be introduced in these Disney and Pixar favorites. Frozen 2, Toy Story 4, and Mary Poppins Returns are just a few of the new sequels that Disney will be introducing in 2019.


   In November of 2013, Frozen was first introduced to the world and attracted a whole new audience of moviegoers. Making over 1.276 billion in the box office, Frozen was an excellent investment for Disney. With two incredibly talented actresses leading the movie, Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel, the film was bound to become a smash hit. In 2014, TheStreet.com said that “Frozen is no longer a movie, it’s a global brand.” Recently the Broadway musical version of the movie opened in August of 2017.


   In March of 2015, at Disney’s annual meeting, they officially announced that Frozen 2 was in development. On August of 2017, it was again announced that Frozen 2 would premiere on November 22nd, 2019. In a 2018 interview with Anderson Lopez, she stated that she and her husband already wrote several new songs for the movie. They have recorded brand new songs to go along with the film new plotline. From young to old, Frozen fans all over are very ready and excited for the movie's premiere in 2019!


Sophomore Julia Panzevecchia says, “I can’t wait for the trailer to come out! The music from the first movie was amazing, so I’m expecting a lot of the songwriters.”    


   In November of 1995, Toy Story was introduced to the world with open arms. Receiving a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, and also ranked 8th on Time’s list of best ten movies of 1995. With it’s creative, life-like story to go along with its marvelous cast, there was no doubt about it that Toy Story was accepted all over the globe. Toy Story 2 received a perfect 100% as well, and Toy Story 3 earned a 98%; the Toy Story franchise is one of Pixar’s most prominent and successful line of movies.


   Toy Story 4 was supposed to be set in theaters in June of 2017 but was later pushed back because Cars 3 took its place in the theaters. The new official premiere date is on June 21st of 2019. The story is supposed to take place on a journey to find Woody’s love interest, Bo Peep. Tom Hanks and Tim Allen from the original cast is still set to voice over the beloved Pixar characters, Woody and Buzz Lightyear. Toy Story fans are very excited for this new chapter in the series to unfold.


   In August of 1964, Mary Poppins was one of a kind at the time because it combined animation and live action all in the same movie. Produced directly by Walt Disney, Mary Poppins was based on the book series by P.L.Travers. It was nominated for 13, and in 2013, the film was selected to be preserved in the United States National Film Registry. Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke lead to the success of this film. The original film was considered to be Walt Disney’s crowning live-action achievement.


   Mary Poppins Returns is one of the most anticipated films of the year. Coming out on December 19th of 2018, the film will feature new and original songs and a similar but also different plot line. Starring Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda, the film takes place 20 years after the first one ever premiered. The movie is set to be a smash hit and a crown jewel in the Disney franchise.


Sophomore Colette Albertson says, “When I was younger, Mary Poppins was one of my favorite movies, and when I heard that Emily Blunt was going to be in it, I was so happy.”    


   Frozen 2, Toy Story 4, and Mary Poppins Returns will be great additions to Disney and Pixar’s repertoire. Audiences all over the world are thrilled to hear the news of these films entering the theaters very soon.


Madelynn Murray