Disney Updates Its Slate, Announces 'Star Wars' and 'Avatar' Movies Through 2027
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With its recent acquisition of Fox, things look a little different over at the Mouse House.

While the Skywalker Saga may be concluding this year, the end of "Star Wars" franchise is still very far, far away.

The Walt Disney Studios unveiled its upcoming slate on Tuesday morning, announcing new dates for previously confirmed films, teasing some new ones and throwing their newly-acquired Fox movies into the mix.

The biggest news comes for Star Wars fans, who will be happy to learn they'll keep getting new movies until at least 2026. Following "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" this December, the company will release a new film on pre-Christmas weekend every other year starting in 2022. It was previously announced that both Rian Johnson and "Game of Thrones" creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss were tackling separate "Star Wars" adventures, though it's unclear at this point whose are coming out when.

On the alternate pre-Christmas weekends beginning in 2021, Disney will also be releasing the long-awaited "Avatar" sequels. There are currently four sequels announced, with the last one dropping in 2027.

"New Mutants," the X-Men movie that just keeps getting pushed back, was pushed back once again -- and will allegedly drop April 3, 2020. "Ad Astra" was also pushed back to September 20, 2019 and "Artemis Fowl" was pushed to May 29, 2020. "Gambit" meanwhile, which was supposed to star Channing Tatum as the X-Men character, is nowhere to be found.

The company also gave dates to Steven Spielberg's "West Side Story" adaptation (out December 18, 2020) and Disney's "Cruella" the following week, on December 23.

See the full release slate -- which includes info on Indiana Jones, Marvel releases and a ton of mysterious "Untitled" projects -- below:

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