From fairy tales like "Snow White" to classics such as "The Lion King," Disney's live-action list continues to grow with more than a dozen in the works.
Some of the movies are complete remakes of their animated counterparts, while others are based on origin stories or sequels to existing live-action adaptations.
Keep reading to see all of the live-action remakes and sequels Disney has planned so far.
Disney bought a script in 2015 to bring "Mulan" to life. The movie is scheduled for release November 2, 2018. The film follows a young woman who disguises herself as a man, takes her father's place in war, and saves China.
Disney announced that "The Lion King" will be getting turned into a live-action film. The story follows young Simba, who, with the help of his friends Timon and Pumba, must eventually save his kingdom from his evil uncle, Scar. Jon Favreau, who directed "Iron Man" and the live-action "Jungle Book" remake, is set to direct. There is no release date yet.
Tim Burton is going to direct Disney's "Dumbo," a remake of the 1941 movie about a young elephant bullied because of his big ears. The film won't use real elephants on screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney will use a mix of CGI and live action. There's no set release yet.
Disney is going to remake 1963's "The Sword in the Stone," which follows a young King Arthur, when he was an orphan, and his lessons with the wizard Merlin. The remake will be written by "Game of Thrones" writer/producer Bryan Cogman.
It won't just be princesses with their own live-action remakes. One of the Prince Charmings (from Cinderella or Snow White) will be getting his own movie too.
The Genie from Aladdin, voiced by the late Robin Williams in the 1992 classic, is getting his own live-action prequel titled "Genies" about how he ended up in the lamp. Aladdin is also getting his own remake. Guy Ritchie is set to direct.
Glenn Close played the villainous Cruella de Vil in the 1996 live-action remake of 1961's "101 Dalmatians," but Emma Stone is set to play her in "Cruella," an origin story for the villain.
"Peter Pan" has been brought to life in numerous incarnations, but Disney is set to remake its 1953 animated film. David Lowry, who directed "Pete's Dragon," will next set his sights on re-imagining "Peter Pan" as well.
Peter Pan's fairy companion Tinker Bell is getting her own live-action film, "Tink," starring Reese Witherspoon.
"Pinocchio" was Disney's second animated film, released in 1940. It is being adapted into a live-action version which will be loosely based on the original animated film.
Before the release of Disney's remake of 1961's "The Jungle Book," the studio already started planning a sequel. Jon Favreau is expected to return to the director's chair for "The Jungle Book 2."
Angelina Jolie is set to reprise her role as Maleficent in the sequel to the 2014 origin story of the notorious villain from 1959's "Sleeping Beauty."
Disney is also working on a live-action version of its first animated classic, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." The fairy tale will have new music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, who most recently wrote the lyrics for the hit film "La La Land."
Additionally, another film will follow Snow White's sister, Rose Red, who is featured in Grimm's fairy tales. "Rose Red" will feature her adventure with the dwarves to save Snow White after she bites the poisonous apple. Evan Daugherty, who previously wrote "Snow White and the Huntsman" starring Kristen Stewart, is working on the project.
Disney is set to release its own "Little Mermaid" remake — Universal is already working on one — with new music from Lin-Manuel Miranda and Alan Menken.
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