Disney confirms release dates for new Star Wars films

Disney has announced the release dates for three new Star Wars films.

The first of the as-yet-untitled movies will be released on December 16, 2022, with further instalments following on December 20, 2024 and December 18, 2026.

The new films will follow Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, which will hit the big screens at the Eden Cinemas in St Julian’s this December and will bring the nine episode Skywalker saga to a conclusion.

In a statement, Disney said: ‘With Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker bringing the original Skywalker Saga to its conclusion, three new as-yet-untitled Star Wars films will release on the pre-Christmas weekend every other year beginning in 2022.’

Studio bosses also announced release dates for the Avatar sequels, with the release date for Avatar 2 pushed back from December 2020 to December 2021.

Avatar 3 will then be released in December 2023, with the fourth and fifth films following in December 2025 and December 2027.

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