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Star Wars: Episode IX Gets New 2019 Release Date

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Wed, 09/13/2017 - 08:35

Following yesterday's news that J.J. Abrams will be directing Star Wars: Episode IX, Disney announces a new release date.

Star Wars Episode IX moves from a  May 24, 2019 release to a December 20, 2019 release date.

Movies around the date include WB's recently announced Wonder Woman 2 on December 13th, the He-Man Masters of the Universe movie on December 18th, and Universal Pictures also has Wicked set for a December 20th release. 

Disney has also given their live-action Aladdin movie the May 24, 2019 release date.

J.J. Abrams came on board Star Wars: Episode IX following Colin Trevorrow departing the movie reportedly over creative differences.

Abrams directed Star Wars: The Force Awakens which made over $2 billion at the box office.