Disney confirmed the casting and directing positions for a number of its upcoming movies today, including Tim Burton taking on Dumbo and a new Dwayne Johnson project.
Although Disney didn't provide any release dates for the new movies, the studio did detail some of the projects. Cruella, the live-action movie about the famous villain in 101 Dalmatians, Cruella de Ville, will star Emma Stone in the titular role. Dwayne Johnson will star in a movie called Jungle Cruise, although there's no additional information on what the movie will be about.
As previously mentioned, Tim Burton will direct a live-action adaptation of Disney's animated film from 1941, Dumbo, and Reese Witherspoon will star in a new Tinker Bell project. It's unclear at this time whether Witherspoon's adaptation will be a live-action or animated feature.
Disney also confirmed a few announcement details that were reported earlier this year, including Ava DuVernay directing A Wrinkle in Time and Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda joining Emily Blunt in Rob Marshall's sequel to Mary Poppins. Maleficent 2, starring Angeline Jolie, and The Jungle Book 2 were also confirmed in the press release.
There are a few other projects that the company pointed out, including a movie called The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, which will assumedly be released around Christmas either next year or the year after, but there's not too much information about the film at this time.
Besides these titles, Disney also confirmed it was working on three untitled live-action fairytale movies and two untitled live-action original films.
Although the company is being pretty vague, there's a good chance more details will be released in the next coming months. Especially as we head into San Diego Comic-Con where Disney may give multiple updates on its projects.