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Avatar 2 and new Star Wars dates release

The entertainment giant has announced its next set of upcoming films after purchasing Fox earlier in the year.

Disney has announced that fans will have to wait a little longer for the next Avatar film after pushing it back by a year – while Star Wars fans will be able to enjoy three more instalments from 2022.

Giving an update to its next film releases following the company's purchase of Fox, Disney said the long-awaited follow up to Avatar, which is currently the highest grossing film ever, will be released in December 2021 - a year later than originally thought.

It means fans will have waited 12 years since the original film that smashed box office records around the world.

They also revealed that another three instalments of the Avatar franchise will be released all the way through into 2027.

Disney has already given Avatar fans a taste of what's to come after opening a huge land named Pandora at their Animal Kingdom park in Orlando, inspired by the films.

The company also gave some very early details about the next Star Wars films - which will hit screens in 2022, 2024 and 2026.

No word yet on the content of the new Star Wars movies, or whether they'll be part of a trilogy or stand-alone stories.

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