Last updated on September 9th, 2015 at 10:04 am

At the D23 EXPO in Anaheim, CA, Disney, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm presented their live action film slates which revealed exclusive news and details about the upcoming live action films, aided by live and video appearances from talent and filmmakers. Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn hosted the highly anticipated biennial event.

“It’s quite something to be able to have Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm all on the same stage, and it’s tremendously gratifying to unveil our upcoming projects to our most dedicated fans first,” said Alan Horn, Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios. “We always have an incredible time at the D23 EXPO.”

After welcoming the crowd to D23 EXPO 2015, Horn introduced Kevin Feige, President of Marvel Studios, and Sean Bailey, President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production, to present overviews of the Marvel Studios and Disney live action slates. Later Horn returned to the stage to present the Lucasfilm film slate to the enthusiastic audience.

Marvel

  • Captain America: Civil War – May 6, 2016
  • Doctor Strange – October 26, 2016
ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 15: (L-R) Actors Anthony Mackie, Chris Evans and Producer Kevin Feige of CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR took part today in "Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios" presentation at Disney's D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** Anthony Mackie; Chris Evans; Kevin Feige
ANAHEIM, CA – AUGUST 15: (L-R) Actors Anthony Mackie, Chris Evans and Producer Kevin Feige of CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR took part today in “Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios” presentation at Disney’s D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. 
ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 15: Producer Kevin Feige of CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR took part today in "Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios" presentation at Disney's D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** Kevin Feige
ANAHEIM, CA – AUGUST 15: Producer Kevin Feige of CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR took part today in “Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios” presentation at Disney’s D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. 

LucasFilm

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens – December 18, 2015
  • The Rogue One, A Star Wars Story – December 16, 2016
ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 15: (L-R) Actors Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Lupita Nyong'o, Daisy Ridley, director J.J. Abrams of STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS and Chairman of the Walt Disney Studios Alan Horn took part today in "Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios" presentation at Disney's D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** Oscar Isaac; John Boyega; Lupita Nyong'o; Daisy Ridley; J.J. Abrams; Alan Horn
ANAHEIM, CA – AUGUST 15: (L-R) Actors Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Lupita Nyong’o, Daisy Ridley, director J.J. Abrams of STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS and Chairman of the Walt Disney Studios Alan Horn took part today in “Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios” presentation at Disney’s D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. 
ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 15: Chairman of the Walt Disney Studios Alan Horn took part today in "Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios" presentation at Disney's D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** Alan Horn
ANAHEIM, CA – AUGUST 15: Chairman of the Walt Disney Studios Alan Horn took part today in “Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios” presentation at Disney’s D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. 

Disney

  • The Finest Hours – January 29, 2016
  • The Jungle Book – April 15, 2016
  • Alice Through The Looking Glass – May 27, 2016
  • Pete’s Dragon – August 12, 2016
  • Queen of Katwe
  • Beauty and The Beast
  • Pirates of The Carribbean: Dead Men Tell No Lies – July 7, 2017
ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 15: Actor Chris Pine of THE FINEST HOURS took part today in "Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios" presentation at Disney's D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. THE FINEST HOURS will be released in U.S. theaters on January 29, 2016. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** Chris Pine
ANAHEIM, CA – AUGUST 15: Actor Chris Pine of THE FINEST HOURS took part today in “Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios” presentation at Disney’s D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. THE FINEST HOURS will be released in U.S. theaters on January 29, 2016. 
ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 15: (L-R) Actors Ben Kingsley, Lupita Nyong'o, Neel Sethi and director Jon Favreau of THE JUNGLE BOOK and President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production Sean Bailey took part today in "Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios" presentation at Disney's D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** Ben Kingsley; Lupita Nyong'o; Neel Sethi; Jon Favreau; Sean Bailey
ANAHEIM, CA – AUGUST 15: (L-R) Actors Ben Kingsley, Lupita Nyong’o, Neel Sethi and director Jon Favreau of THE JUNGLE BOOK and President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production Sean Bailey took part today in “Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios” presentation at Disney’s D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif.
ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 15:  President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production Sean Bailey took part today in "Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios" presentation at Disney's D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif.  ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS will be released in U.S. theaters on May 27, 2016.  (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** Sean Bailey
ANAHEIM, CA – AUGUST 15: President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production Sean Bailey took part today in “Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios” presentation at Disney’s D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS will be released in U.S. theaters on May 27, 2016. 
ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 15:  Actress Lupita Nyong'o of QUEEN OF KATWE took part today in "Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios" presentation at Disney's D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif.  (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** Lupita Nyong'o
ANAHEIM, CA – AUGUST 15: Actress Lupita Nyong’o of QUEEN OF KATWE took part today in “Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios” presentation at Disney’s D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. 
ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 15: President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production Sean Bailey (L) and actor Johnny Depp, dressed as Captain Jack Sparrow, of PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES took part today in "Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios" presentation at Disney's D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** Johnny Depp; Sean Bailey
ANAHEIM, CA – AUGUST 15: President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production Sean Bailey (L) and actor Johnny Depp, dressed as Captain Jack Sparrow, of PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES took part today in “Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios” presentation at Disney’s D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. 

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Photo Credit: Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney 

 

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