Here’s where you can find all the trailers released online during the 2022 edition of their biennial Disney D23 Expo. This year, the Anaheim Convention Center hosted exciting new presentations from Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasarts and Twentieth Century. These presentations included big announcements about upcoming projects from various Disney-owned franchises and studios. Trailers are, of course, a crucial element of these presentations, and D23 2022 had a lot to see.
Coming after Comic-Con 2022, the Disney fan event built on the hype already surrounding future Marvel and Star Wars projects coming to both theaters and Disney + over the next year. Attendees of multiple D23 panels over the weekend saw new footage from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Indiana Jones 5, and Avatar: The Way of Water. Of course, it’s not just the big blockbusters to get excited about at D23.
The schedule for D23 also included a celebration of six decades of Spider-Man comic books, information on developments at Disney theme parks, and a focus on upcoming video games. However, the biggest draw for D23 is the whiteboard presentations of the big Disney studios which include footage, production sketches, casting announcements and, of course, trailers. Here are all the trailers of D23 that Disney released at the expo.
The little Mermaid
Following the release of the Pinocchio movie live on Disney + Day, The Little Mermaid (directed by Rob Marshall) is the next high-profile remake of a beloved Disney animated classic, coming to theaters in 2023. A teaser trailer was released. revealed at D23 that he gave audiences a hint of the film’s photorealistic underwater world and a brief glimpse of both Ariel and Flounder. The trailer closes with Halle Bailey singing the classic song “Part Of Your World”, proving she was perfectly chosen for the role of Ariel.
Hocus Pocus 2
Presenting the trailer for Hocus Pocus 2, Sean Bailey, president of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production, cited the passion of fans of the 1993 original film as the driving force behind the production of the 2022 legacy sequel. A teaser trailer for the film in Disney + exclusive was revealed earlier this year, but the official trailer provides more details on how the Sanderson sisters became witches and how they will return to today’s Salem this Halloween. It also gives viewers a first glimpse of Ted Lasso’s Hannah Waddingham, whose character appears to introduce the Sanderson sisters to witchcraft.
Disenchanted is another legacy sequel destined for Disney + in 2022, due out over Thanksgiving weekend. The official trailer provides more information on this sequel to Amy Adams’ subversive fairy tale comedy. Disenchanted will see former fairytale princess Giselle (Amy Adams) struggle to adjust to suburban everyday life. Her disappointment with her happy ending manifests as a reckless desire for more magic that seems to get out of hand when the princess becomes an evil stepmother instead.
The first Marvel Studios production to release a trailer over the D23 weekend was She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, which released a preview of the rest of the first season. The trailer took a better look at how Daredevil fits into She-Hulk, with Charlie Cox appearing as both Man Without Fear and Matt Murdock alongside Jennifer Walters’ She-Hulk (Tatiana Maslany). It also provided a look at Jen’s superhero costume and a hilarious tease about how She-Hulk will attempt to challenge his pending copyright lawsuit from Titania.
Leading the Lucasfilm portion of Expo D23 in 2022 was Andor, the prequel miniseries of Star Wars: Rogue One that traces the origins of Cassian Andor (Diego Luna) within the rebellion. A final trailer was screened ahead of the 3 episode premiere on September 21 on Disney +. Additional footage included a heated discussion on the merits of the rebellion between Mon Mothma (Geneivieve O’Reilly) and Luthen Rael (Stellan Skarsgård) which looks set to provide more insight into the power dynamics within the Rebels.CopyAMP code.
The sequel miniseries to Val Kilmer Willow’s fantasy film was next to appear on the Lucasfilm panel. The series will start streaming on Disney + on November 30, and the official trailer is based on the teaser revealed at this year’s Comic-Con. The new trailer reveals that the miniseries of the legacy sequel will see the titular hero of Warwick Davies called into action once again by Joanne Whalley’s Sorsha.
Tales Of The Jedi
Lucasfilm has revealed an official trailer for the upcoming Star Wars Tales of the Jedi animated anthology series that reveals the Jedi characters who will lead its six original short films. Mace Windu, Count Dooku, Anakin Skywalker, Ahsoka and Qui-Gon Jinn all appear in the trailer for the new Disney + show that will debut on October 26, with three episodes focusing primarily on Ahsoka and three primarily on Count Dooku. Curiously, Dooku and Qui-Gon are both noticeably younger than the prequel trilogy, so the show will look further back along the Star Wars timeline.
A teaser trailer for The Mandalorian season 3 was also shown at Lucasfilm’s Star Wars panel, in the presence of stars Pedro Pascal, Giancarlo Esposito, Katee Sackhoff, Amy Sedaris and Emily Swallow. The teaser sets the plot of the third season, with a focus on Mando’s ostracism from his order and the civil war on Mandalore. Mandalorian’s third season release date isn’t set in stone yet, but it will begin streaming in 2023.
Werewolf at night
Following the debut of new footage from Wakanda Forever and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, the first trailer released by Marvel’s D23 panel is for their special Halloween Werewolf By Night. The trailer is a stylized homage to old horror movies, starring Gael Garcia Bernal as a monster hunter summoned to a haunting house. Billed as a special presentation, Marvel Studios’ horror homage will be released on Disney + on October 7th.
The latest Marvel trailer at D23 2022 was Secret Invasion, the Disney + TV show that will tell viewers what Samuel L Jackson’s Nick Fury has done since Avengers: Endgame. The Secret Invasion trailer offers a glimpse into the return of Marvel characters such as Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders) and James Rhodes (Don Cheadle) in what looks like the first true MCU conspiracy thriller since Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The Secret Invasion release date is not included in the trailer, but the MCU TV show will begin streaming in 2023. While 2023 may still be a little far, viewers will have a lot to do with everything that is anticipated by the trailers. of Expo D23.
Key release dates
- Hocus Pocus 2 Release date: 30-09-2022
- Disenchanted release date: 11/24/2022
- The Little Mermaid Release date: 26-05-2023