With The Jungle Book dominating cinemas, it's no surprise Disney is ramping up a bunch more surefire hits.
Considering the massive success of this new live action version of The Jungle Book has out performed all Disney's expectations and has basically destroyed everything in its path the last couple weeks, the mouse house has confirmed that the sequel is on the docket. Along with another adventure for Mowgli, Disney has multiple other continuations on their bill of theatrical domination. Of course we're getting the further adventures of Indiana Jones and a whole bunch of Star Wars one offs and episodes. Besides these, they're revisiting the well for more of their classic characters.
They are currently in the works of producing a Jungle Cruise movie starring Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson. Mary Poppins 2 is also on their upcoming lineup with Emily Blunt taking over the namesake character. Maleficent 2 is in the works with Jolie returning. And a Cruella film is in the works with Emma Stone taking over as the lead baddie. Last but not least, Disney is setting up another tentpole franchise with Reese Witherspoon growing wings and playing the loveable Peter Pan pixie, Tinkerbell.
A Wrinkle in Time and a new version of Dumbo are also being primed.
As if they didn't have the corner on the childhood market, it seems like they're going to continue their global cinematic fortitude for years and years to come.