On Wednesday of CinemaCon, The Walt Disney Studios revealed the upcoming lineup for its company and subsidiaries including Pixar, Lucasfilm, Marvel Studios, Disney Animation and DreamWorks.
The Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn introduced the audiences to a sizzle reel of its upcoming projects. In the sizzle reel, it gave us a quick first glance look into Maleficent, animated movie Frozen, The Muppets 2, Saving Mr. Banks, Finding Dory, Disney Natureâ€™s Bears, animated movie Planes, Delivery Man.
During the presentation, the logos were shown for â€œThe Good Dinosaur,â€ â€œInside Outâ€ and â€œTomorrow.â€
Other movies revealed in the lineup also included â€œAntman,â€ â€œThe Avengers 2,â€ â€œGuardians of the Galaxy,â€ â€œThe Fifth Estate, “Thor: The Dark World,” Captain America: The Winter Soldier.”
Horn said the studio is expected to busy with 14 to 15 pictures a year. And the primary goal is to produce at least eight tent pole movies a year. The main studios leading the charge will be with Marvel Studios with â€œtwo sensational movies a year.â€ And the big aggressive push will be LucasFilmsâ€™ Star Wars franchise, in which the studio will alternate every other year with an â€œEpisodeâ€ film with a standalone film in the off-years.
Then â€œThe Lone Rangerâ€ producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski went on to the stage to say a few words about the masked hero. In a surprise to the audience, Bruckheimer brought Armie Hammer and Johnny Depp to the stage. The actors made a couple of jokes about Hammerâ€™s height, but basically said â€œhiâ€ to the audience.
Extended clips from â€œThe Lone Rangerâ€ were played for the CinemaCon audience. It included a train scene; Tonto being in jail; interaction between John Reid (Hammer) and Dan Reid (James Badge Dale); and Reid meeting Tonto for the first time after his death with the introduction of the mask.
To end the program, The Walt Disney Studios screened the entire movie of Monsters University to the attendees.