D23 2019 is the biggest Disney celebration of the year. With panels focusing on all things Marvel, Star Wars, Pixar, and Disney Animation, D23 is bringing news, trailers, and hopefully some surprise reveals from all the universes you love. Plus, we’ll learn a bit more about the House of Mouse’s upcoming subscription service, Disney+!
If you’re excited for the expo, then you’ll want to read below for everything you need to know about the Disney event of the summer:
D23 Expo 2019 Schedule
Below, you can find a schedule of the D23 2019’s biggest events, including showcases for all things Star Wars, Marvel, and Pixar! All times are PT.
Friday, Aug. 23
10:30 am – 12 pm: Disney Legends Awards Ceremony
The ceremony, hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, will once again honor those visionaries and artists who have made significant contributions to the Disney legacy. This year’s recipients are: Wing Chao, Robert Downey Jr., Jon Favreau, James Earl Jones, Bette Midler, Kenny Ortega, Barnette Ricci, Robin Roberts, Diane Sawyer, Ming-Na Wen, and Hans Zimmer.
2 – 3 pm: Star Wars Vader Immortal Episode II Preview
3 – 4 pm: Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD Panel
3:30 – 5 pm: Disney+ Showcase
The highly anticipated streaming service Disney+ will give guests a first look at some of its original content including Lady and the Tramp, The Mandalorian, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, and many more during this star-studded presentation.
Saturday, Aug. 24
10 am – 12 pm: Walt Disney Studios Showcase
Fans will see what’s on the drawing board for the acclaimed filmmakers at Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios and get a peek at the exciting slate of live-action projects, from Disney to Marvel Studios to Star Wars. As always, attendees will be treated to exclusive footage, special guest appearances, and more!
10 – 11 am: The Simpsons Panel
5:30 – 6:30 pm: Marvel Comics 80th Anniversary Panel
Sunday, Aug. 25
10 – 11 am: Little Mermaid 30th Anniversary Celebration
10:30 – 12 pm: Disney Parks Panel
Step into the magical world of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products with Chairman Bob Chapek to find out what’s new and what’s next for resorts around the globe, including more about the transformational plans for Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.
You can find the full schedule of events here.
D23 Expo 2019 Dates
D23 2019 will take place on Aug. 23-25 and will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center.
D23 Expo 2019 Tickets
Unfortunately, tickets to D23 2019 are now sold out, according to Disney. So if you didn’t jump on tickets when they first went on sale in Aug. 2018, you’ll just have to watch the event unfold from the comfort of your living room. At least you won’t have to stand in any lines?
D23 Expo 2019 Live Stream
If you weren’t able to make it to the expo this year, you may not be completely out of luck. You can watch a live stream of some D23’s panels right here!
D23 Expo 2019 Star Wars
With both Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and The Mandalorian set to make appearances at D23 2019, you should expect quite a bit of news (and maybe a trailer or two) from the galaxy far, far away. You’ll find a list of the latest news below:
1) Ming-Na Wen (Agents of SHIELD) has joined the cast of The Mandalorian in an undisclosed role! More details hopefully to come at the Disney+ panel. Read more about the casting here.
2) Marvel is bringing its main Star Wars comic to an end in November, but that might not be bad news! Learn more about the cancelation here.
3) The Clone Wars returns exclusively on Disney+ in February 2020. Here’s everything you need to know about the revival.
4) The untitled Cassian Andor series begins shooting in London next year! Read up on the series.
6) Ewan McGregor will reprise his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi for a new series on Disney+! Here are the details.
D23 Expo 2019 Marvel
Marvel Studios completely demolished the competition at SDCC 2019 and we expect the studio to continue that streak on its home turf. What are we likely to see at D23? For one thing, we’ll hear about MCU Phase 4 entries such as Black Widow, Shang-Chi, Eternals, and maybe even some more about Thor: Love and Thunder and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. On the TV side, expect Marvel to be a major part of the Disney+ showcase, with both WandaVision, Loki, and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier coming to the service.
Here’s all the latest Marvel news from D23 so far:
1) Ms. Marvel is getting a live-action series on Disney+! Here are the details.
2) Game of Thrones star Kit Harington has been cast in Marvel’s Eternals as the Black Knight! Read more about the casting here.
3) The Agents of SHIELD season 7 trailer dropped during the Disney+ Showcase! Watch it here.
4) Kat Dennings and Randall Park will be reprising their MCU roles of Darcy Lewis and Agent Jimmy Woo respectively for WandaVision! Kathryn Hahn will also be joining as a “nosey neighbor.” Read more about the castings here!
5) Moon Knight is getting his own Disney+ series! Here are all the details.
6) She-Hulk is also getting her own series! Everything we know about the show so far.
7) We got a first look at Marvel’s What If…? and it featured Peggy Carter as super-soldier “Captain Carter” and a nod at Marvel Zombies. Here’s a breakdown of the footage.
8) Black Panther 2 is happening, with Ryan Coogler and Chadwick Boseman set to return! The movie doesn’t have a title yet, but it does have a 2022 release date. Get the full scoop here.