Disney Sets 2014 & 2015 Dates: 'Muppets 2', Bird's '1952' & 'Pirates 5'
It looks like 2015 just keeps getting bigger. While we're just getting into 2013 now, Walt Disney Studios has announced a big set of new release dates for a few of their high profile projects two years out. Included among them are Marvel's new movies coming in 2014 and 2015, of course confirmed for "Disney Digital 3D", as well as Brad Bird's sci-fi 1952, plus the recently back-in-development Pirates of the Caribbean 5 sequel (writer news last weekend). Robert Stromberg's Maleficent, the Angelina Jolie fantasy action one, has been pushed back to the summer, July 2014. While The Muppets 2 is set for March 2014. Read on!
Only other interesting news: The Little Mermaid in 3D re-release originally set for September of this year "is no longer happening." As for the rest of the dates, here they are: The Muppets 2 will release on March 21st, 2014; Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Solider will release in 3D on April 4th, 2014; Robert Stromberg's Maleficent in 3D will now open on July 2nd, 2014 for the July 4th week; Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy directed by James Gunn is also going 3D on August 1st, 2014. Brad Bird's sci-fi 1952 starring George Clooney now has a December 19th, 2014 holiday date. Finally, Pirates of the Caribbean 5 is listed for July 10th, 2015 in the middle of that summer. Those are the latest for now.