First up is news on the next couple of Star Wars movies. It was confirmed that Rian Johnson (Looper) will be writing and directing Star Wars Episode VIII. Also announced was a May 26, 2017 release date. The other Star Wars news was about the first stand alone movie. While we have no idea what that movie will be about we now know we will be seeing it December 16, 2016. It will be directed by Gareth Edwards (Godzilla) and star Oscar nominee Felicity Jones.
Star Wars wasn't the only big franchise to get some news. After being mum on the topic for a while Disney made it official that there will be a Frozen 2 coming. While no release date or plot details were released it looks like the principals behind the first one will be back. Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck are working on the story. Can't wait for the sequel then you can catch up with Anna, Elsa, and Olaf with the short Frozen Fever that will be showing before the live action Cinderella.