Upcoming "Star Wars" film gets release date

Disney announced Tuesday it had set the date of May 24, 2019 for Colin Trevorrow s "Star Wars: Episode IX" and is delaying the next "Indiana Jones" a full year.

Star Wars Episode IX has broken with a traditional December release. This will be a bit of a big change for the Star Wars brand, as previous spin-offs were always given a Christmas opening.

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Disney and Lucasfilm have revealed the planned release dates for two major planned sequels. While the studios have found massive success in the box office with the December releases of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story", it looks like the franchise is going back to its roots and will be releasing the upcoming films in the month of May.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, from writer/director Rian Johnson, is in post-production now for a December 15, 2017, release.

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Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy recently confirmed that the late Carrie Fisher will not be appearing as General Organa in Episode 9. Fans will also have to wait an entire year between the Han Solo film, which will open on May 25, 2018, and Episode IX.

The teaser trailer for Star Wars: Episode VIII, aka The Last Jedi, just arrived a couple weeks ago, but we already know when Episode IX will be hitting theaters. That film, which will reunite Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg, was set for July 2019, but will now release on July 10, 2020.

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Director Jon Favreau's live-action Lion King, featuring Donald Glover as Simba, was expected to debut on July 19, 2019, while the animated sequel to the smash-hit Frozen will come later that year on November 27, 2019.

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