The Owl House

Underwater

Z-O-M-B-I-E-S 2

The Call of the Wild

Star Wars: The Clone Wars airs its final season.

Onward

Mira, Royal Detective

Stargirl

Artemis Fowl

Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe

Upside-Down Magic

Hamilton

Mulan

Muppets Now

The New Mutants

The King's Man

Black Widow

Soul

Free Guy

Theatrical releases

Feature films

Short films

Television and streaming

Theme parks

Home video releases

DVD, Blu-ray, and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray releases

DVD-only releases

Books

Comics

Reprint collections

  • March 10 - Uncle Scrooge: The Cursed Cell Phone
  • April 14 - Disney Masters - Volume 10: Mau & Bas Heymans - Donald Duck: Scandal of the Epoch Express
  • May 12 - Disney Masters - Volume 11: Massimo De Vita - Mickey Mouse: The Ice Sword Saga Book II
  • May 19 - The Complete Carl Barks Disney Library - Volume 22: The 24-Carat Moon
  • July 14 - Disney Masters - Volume 12: Giorgio Cavazzano - Donald Duck: The Forgetful Hero
  • August 11 - Disney Masters - Volume 13: Paul Murry with Carl Fallberg - Mickey Mouse: The Sunken City
  • September 8 - The Complete Carl Barks Disney Library - Volume 23: Under the Polar Ice
  • September 22 - Disney Masters - Volume 14: Dick Kinney & Al Hubbard - Donald Duck: Follow the Fearless Leader
  • October 6 - DuckTales: Faires and Scares

Video games

  • January 23 - The Kingdom Hearts III DLC Re:Mind (Square Enix) is released on PlayStation 4.
  • February 25 - Kingdom Hearts III Re:Mind (Square Enix) is released on Xbox One.
  • April 24 - Predator: Hunting Grounds (20th Century Studios/Sony Interactive Entertainment/Illfonic) is released for the PlayStation 4.
  • September 4 - Marvel's Avengers (Square Enix/Crystal Dynamics/Eidos Montréal) will be released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Personal Computers worldwide.
  • October 20 - LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga (LucasArts and Traveller's Tales) will be released for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Character debuts

Events

  • January 6 - The Disney Channel became an uninterrupted to limited commercial service after 22 years of being commericial free.
  • January 17 - The Walt Disney Company announced that they have dropped the Fox name on both 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight Pictures and were respectively renamed as 20th Century Studios and Searchlight Pictures. Its logos and fanfare were still kept intact.[30]
  • January 28 - Following the renaming of 20th Century Fox to 20th Century Studios and Fox Searchlight Pictures to Searchlight Pictures, its animation arm 20th Century Fox Animation was incorporated and registered legally as 20th Century Animation, Inc.[31]
  • February 25 - Bob Iger, chief executive officer of The Walt Disney Company, has stepped down from his role, and has named Bob Chapek of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, as its new CEO. He will assume the role of Executive Chairman and its Board of Directors to ensure a smooth transition through the end of his contract with the company on December 31, 2021.
  • March 24 - Disney+ was launched in Austria, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Spain, Ireland, and Switzerland.
  • April 2 - Disney+ launched in the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.
  • April 3 - Disney+ was launched in India via its existing service, Hotstar, while also rebranding its paid tiers as a co-branded service.
  • April 7 - Disney+ was launched in France. For its launch, Canal+ became the exclusive distributor for Disney+.
  • April 8 - Disney+ surpasses 50 million paid subscribers after its launch on November 12.
  • April 15 - The Walt Disney Company has elected its new CEO Bob Chapek to its Board of Directors. Chapek, however, will not be joining any board committees for the time being.
  • April 30 - Disney+ was launched in Monaco, Wallis and Futuna, New Caledonia, French West Indies and French Guiana, through its premium service provider Canal+.
  • May 18
    • Josh D'Amaro has been named as the new chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, taking over from former chairman and current CEO of The Walt Disney Company, Bob Chapek.[32]
    • Rebecca Campbell, who served as President of the Disneyland Resort, has been named chairwoman of Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International, taking over from Kevin Mayer.[33]
    • Jeff Vahle, former President of Disney Signature Experiences, has been named as President of the Walt Disney World Resort.
    • Ken Potrock, former President of Disney Consumer Products, has been named as President of the Disneyland Resort.
    • Kareem Daniel, former President of Walt Disney Imagineering Operations/Product Creation/Publishing/Games, has been named as President of Disney Consumer Products.
    • Thomas Mazloum, former Senior Vice President of Resort and Transportation Operations at the Walt Disney World Resort, has been named as President of Disney Signature Experiences.[34]

People

Deaths

References

  1. "Disney•Pixar post". Twitter. Retrieved on December 12, 2018.
  2. https://deadline.com/2019/05/star-wars-movies-new-mutants-disney-fox-release-schedule-1202608933/
  3. "20th Century Studios post". Twitter. Retrieved on May 14, 2020.
  4. "Disney Sets Five MCU Films, Delays Others". Dark Horizons (November 15). Retrieved on November 15, 2019.
  5. Disney Dates A Ton Of Pics Into 2023 & Juggles Fox Releases With Ridley Scott's "The Last Duel" To Open Christmas 2020, "The King's Man" Next Fall – Update
  6. LightsCameraJackson on Twitter: "In new @FilmRatings bulletin, the MPA has given a G rating to a brand new Maggie Simpson short called "Play Date with Destiny". Will this be screened in theaters (before #TheCallofTheWild or upcoming #BobsBurgers movie)? 2012's "The Longest Daycare" earned an #Oscars nomination. https://t.co/h4WHiuXF12" / Twitter
  7. https://www.neeo.es/2020/03/24/disney-xd-finaliza-sus-emisiones-el-proximo-31-de-marzo/
  8. https://mumbrella.com.au/disney-pulls-channels-from-foxtel-615935
  9. "Marvel's 'Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur' Cartoon Headed To Disney Channel". The Hollywood Report. Retrieved on August 24, 2019.
  10. "'Onward' meet-and-greet coming to Disney California Adventure, Hong Kong Disneyland". 
  11. "Cause of Disneyland Fire Revealed: Why a Fire Erupted at the SoCal Theme Park". 
  12. "PHOTOS: Images Surface of Guests Clinging to Sinking Jungle Cruise Boat at the Magic Kingdom". 
  13. "Lumiere’s Kitchen Reopens at Shanghai Disneyland Hotel After COVID-19 Closures". 
  14. "PHOTOS: Character Dining Resumes at Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel Under New Social Distancing Guidelines". 
  15. "CONFIRMED: Shanghai Disneyland Opens May 11th with Reservation-Only Limited Attendance and Temperature Screening, Chapek States Other Disney Parks Will Follow Same Protocol When Reopening". 
  16. "Shanghai Disneyland Reopening Details Released (Advance Reservations, Theater Shows Closed, Parades and Nighttime Spectaculars Temporarily Cancelled, New Character Meet & Greet Protocols, ETC.)". 
  17. "PHOTOS, VIDEO: Socially-Distanced Disney Characters Greet First Guests at Shanghai Disneyland During Grand Reopening". 
  18. "PHOTOS: Shanghai Disneyland Reopens After Nearly Four Months in the Aftermath of COVID-19". 
  19. "BREAKING: Disney Springs to Reopen on May 20 at Walt Disney World". 
  20. "BREAKING: Disney Springs Releases Frequently Asked Questions (and Answers) on Masks, Parking, Dining Reservations, and More Ahead of May 20 Reopening". 
  21. "Disney Springs Releases Full Official List of Stores and Restaurants Reopening on May 20". 
  22. "PHOTOS: Social Distancing Floor Markings, One-Way Directional Arrows Installed Across Disney Springs Ahead of Reopening". 
  23. "Disney Springs Releases Hours of Operation Ahead of Reopening on May 20". 
  24. "PHOTOS, VIDEO: First Look at Cast Member Team Roaming Disney Springs to Remind Guests to Social Distance and Keep Guest Spirits Up". 
  25. "PHOTOS, VIDEO: Temperature Screenings, Hand Washing Stations, and More Health and Safety Modifications Throughout Disney Springs". 
  26. "PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a Full Tour of the Guest Temperature Screening Area, Distancing Queues, and One-Way Paths for the Reopening of Disney Springs". 
  27. "PHOTOS: First New Type C Monorail Spotted Testing on Tokyo Disney Resort Line". 
  28. "BREAKING: MARVEL Avengers Campus Opens July 18th at Disney California Adventure". 
  29. "BREAKING: MARVEL Avengers Campus Opening Delayed at Disney California Adventure". 
  30. https://variety.com/2020/film/news/disney-dropping-fox-20th-century-studios-1203470349/
  31. https://businesssearch.sos.ca.gov/Document/RetrievePDF?Id=04551182-27616006
  32. "BREAKING: Josh D’Amaro Named Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products". 
  33. "Disney DTC Chairman Kevin Mayer Resigns For CEO Position at TikTok; Rebecca Campbell to Take Over". 
  34. "BREAKING: Corporate Shakeup Continues as New Presidents Are Named for Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort". 
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