Disney Announces Star Wars Dates, Frozen 2

starwarsDisney’s annual shareholder meeting took place today in San Francisco and they took this opportunity to explode the Internet.  First, they announced that Star Wars Episode VIII: The One With Four Letters In Its Roman Numeral will be released on May 26, 2017.  Disney confirmed the second of the new trilogy will be written and directed by Rian Johnson (Looper, some of the best Breaking Bad episodes).  That release date puts it head-to-head with the Lego Batman Movie (assuming they don’t blink…but they will) and right in between Terminator: Genisys 2 (May 19) and Fantastic Four 2 (June 2) if either of those get made (they won’t).  And just a few weeks after Guardians of the Galaxy 2 (May 5).  Toy Story 4 is still set for June 16 of that year, making it a Disney dominated summer–much like every summer forever it seems.  More news after the break. Continue reading Disney Announces Star Wars Dates, Frozen 2