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A Complete Guide to 2023 Disney Movies & Shows

Updated: Dec 24, 2022

LucasFilm, Marvel, and Disney, Oh My!


Disney Theatrical Releases


The Little Mermaid

Halle Bailey (Grown-ish) will star in the much-anticipated, live-action The Little Mermaid to be released in theaters on May 26, 2023.

Haunted Mansion

Haunted Mansion will debut in theaters on August 11, 2023. Based on the theme park attraction, this version will star Jaime Lee Curtis and Jared Leto as announced at D23.

Haunted Mansion with Jaime Lee Curtis and Jared Leto
Source: EW

Wish

Ariana Debose (West Side Story) will be the starring voice in Wish, the story of how the wishing star came to be. It will premiere in theaters on Nov. 22, 2023, perfect for the 100th year of Walt Disney Pictures.

Disney's Wish
Source: Games Radar

Disney+ Releases


Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage?

A documentary on Disney Legend Idina Menzel will drop on Jan. 20, 2023.

The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder Season 2

The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder will return for season two on Feb. 1, 2023.

Marvel


Marvel’s Moon Girl and the Devil Dinosaur

Marvel’s Moon Girl and the Devil Dinosaur will premiere on Disney+ on February 10, 2023.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania will premiere in theaters on Feb. 17, 2023 and the trailer introduces us to Jonathan Majors as Kang the Conqueror.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 3

The Guardians return to theaters for their third and final chapter in Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 3, on May 5, 2023.

The Marvels

Brie Larson (Captain Marvel), Iman Vellani (Miss Marvel), and Teyonah Parris (WandaVision) will star in The Marvels, in theaters on July 28, 2023.

The Marvels poster
Source: The Direct

Lucasfilm


Star Wars: The Bad Batch Season 2

After a push from fall 2022, Star Wars: The Bad Batch will premiere its second season on Jan. 4, 2023, on Disney+.

The Mandalorian

Arguably the most popular Star Wars show, The Mandalorian, will debut its much-anticipated third season on March 1, 2023, on Disney+.

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, the fifth film in the franchise, is set to be released on June 30, 2023. Harrison Ford will return as the titular character and Phoebe Waller-Bridge will join the cast.

Pixar


Elemental

A new film called Elemental, by The Good Dinosaur director, Peter Sohn, will premiere in theaters on June 16, 2023. It depicts a world where fire, water, land, and air residents live together, and the unlikely friendship that follows between Ember (fire) and Wade (water).

20th Century Fox


True Love

A sci-fi film called True Love will debut in theaters on Oct. 6, 2023. The film is set in the not-so-distant future and surrounds dating apps controlling every aspect of your relationships. The film comes from Rogue One director, Gareth Edwards.

True Love poster
Source: IMDb

Announced Without Specifics

2023

  • Rennervations, a four-part series that details Jeremy Renner’s lifelong passion to give back to communities around the world, will debut on Disney+ in early 2023.

  • The second season of Marvel’s What If…? will premiere sometime in early 2023.

  • Young Jedi Adventures and Star Wars: Visions were both announced for Spring 2023.

  • A teen comedy/romance called Prom Pact will launch in spring 2023.

  • The first full trailer for Marvel's dark thriller Secret Invasion dropped. It will follow Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury after his time in space and will be released in spring 2023.

  • Loki season two will premiere in the summer of 2023 on Disney+.

  • The trailer for American Born Chinese, based on the graphic novel by Gene Luen Yang, will be released in 2023. It discusses identity through the lens of adolescence.

  • Pixar’s first series, Win or Lose, will launch on Disney+ in fall 2023, with Will Forte as a voice.

  • Peter Pan & Wendy, starring Jude Law as Captain Hook, is set for 2023.

  • Iwájú, a Disney+ series about Nigeria, was announced in partnership with Kugali, a Pan African comic book/entertainment company for 2023.

  • The Muppets Mayhem, a comedy series about The Electric Mayhem band and a driven, young music executive named Nora, will stream on Disney+ in 2023.

  • Duffy & Friends from the Disney parks will star in their very own six-episode, stop-motion animated series on Disney+ in 2023.

  • High School Musical: The Musical: The Series will return for season four in 2023. In a meta twist, the season will follow the filming of the OG High School Musical cast as they film a fourth reunion movie.

  • Star Wars: Ahsoka, starring Rosario Dawson, and Star Wars Skeleton Crew, starring Jude Law will also premiere in 2023.

  • Crater, a coming-of-age/sci-fi film akin to Stand by Me, will come exclusively to Disney+ sometime in 2023. It details a boy and his friends from a lunar mining colony exploring a crater before he is relocated to another planet.

  • Marvel series Ironheart, Echo, and Agatha: Coven of Chaos are all slated for a late 2023, possibly 2024 release.

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