The long-in-production Avatar sequels, as well as upcoming Star Wars movies, have been pushed back by a full year, Disney has announced via a Variety report.
The James Cameron-directed follow-ups to 2009’s Avatar will now release every other December, with the second entry arriving on December 16, 2022. This means Avatar 3 will debut on December 20, 2024; Avatar 4 will come out on December 18, 2026; and Avatar 5 will hit theatres on December 28, 2028.
Additionally, the triple Star Wars moves are expected to drop around Christmas every year, seemingly alternating with the Avatar sequels. The first film in the new trilogy will arrive on December 22, 2023; the second coming out December 19, 2025, and the final on dropping on December 17, 2027.