Disney Geek I/O Blog: Disney Productions releases 2014 slate of films


After 2013's lineup of hits (Except for Lone Ranger, we don't mention that) Disney has released their tentative list of their HUGE 2014 movie lineup.

2/28: The Wind Rises
    -From Touchstone Pictures, an animated picture starring the voice talents of Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt, Martin Short, John Krasinski, Jennifer Grey, Stanley Tucci, and was director Hayao Miyazaki's final film.

3/14: Need for Speed
    -Under the DreamWorks Pictures banner, a video game adaptation of a popular racing franchise.  Starring "Breaking Bad" star Aaron Paul (a personal favorite here at Geek I/O) is on the run from the police for a crime he did not commit.

3/21: Muppet's Most Wanted
    -The first release from Disney proper of 2014, starring the human helpers of Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, and Ty Burrell.

4/4: Captain America: The Winter Soldier
    -A direct follow-up to the events of "The Avengers", Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) finds himself teaming up with the Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) against a threat from Cap's past!

4/18: Bears
    -DisneyNature's newest documentary going over a life of a family of bears, narrated by John C. Reily

5/16: Million Dollar Arm
    -A sport agent (portrayed by Jon Hamm, "Mad Men" lead male actor) attempts to save his career by finding baseball's next big pitcher.

5/30: Maleficent
    - The untold story of the villain of Sleeping Beauty, and the events that leads to the cursing of the princess Aurora. Angelina Jolie dons the black robes in the titular role.

7/18: Planes: Fire & Rescue
    -A follow up to the 2013 film, Dusty Crophopper picks up the mantle of firefighter to protect Piston Peak National Park from wildfires!

8/1: Guardians of the Galaxy
    -Immediately following the events of "Captain America: The Winter Soldier"; Star-lord, Peter Quill, is on the run from the universe-threatening Ronan The Accuser.

8/8: The Hundred-Foot Journey
    -Helen Mirren stars

10/10: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day 
    -Steve Carell stars in this book adaptation.

11/7: Big Hero 6
    -Animated adaptation of the Marvel Comics classic.

11/21: McFarland
    -Kevin Costner stars

and finally:
12/25: Into the Woods
    -Starring Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Tracey Ullman, Chris Penn and more in this highly anticipated Broadway musical adaption.