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Disney had a big year with The Avengers bringing in over $1.5 billion at the worldwide box office and acquiring LucasFilm with the plan to further expand the Star Wars Universe, but what can we look forward to in 2013 from the Mouse House? First up on March 8th is Oz the Great and Powerful starring James Franco as a young Oscar Diggs in a prequel to the classic Wizard of Oz. The film is directed by Spider-Man director Sam Raimi and also stars Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams as Oz's three powerful witches. Robert Downey Jr. starts the summer movie season off on May 3rd as he returns as billionaire Tony Stark in the much anticipated Iron Man 3. The first Marvel movie to follow The Avengers finds Stark taking on his most deadly foe of all, the evil Mandarin, played by Ben Kingsley. Shane Black takes over directing duties from Jon Favreau with Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle returning as Pepper Potts and Rhodey. It wouldn't be a summer without a Pixar movie and June 21st marks the return of our favorite monsters Mike and Sulley in Monsters University, a prequel to 2001's Monsters Inc. Billy Crystal and John Goodman return to lend their voices. Johnny Depp goes from pirate to spirit warrior in The Lone Ranger on July 3rd. Depp plays sidekick Tonto to Armie Hammer's masked hero in a western that promises action, adventure and humor. Yet another Disney animated classic gets the 3D rerelease treatment on September 13th. This time, it's The Little Mermaid. October 8th marks the release of Delivery Man starring Vince Vaughn as an underachiever who discovers he has fathered 533 children through sperm donations twenty years ago when 142 of his offspring decide they want to meet him. Chris Pratt and Colbie Smulders co-star. Chris Hemsworth returns as the God of Thunder on November 8th in Thor: The Dark World. Thor returns to Asgard to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from the vengeful Malekith, played by Christopher Eccleston. Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Rene Russo and Anthony Hopkins all return for the second outing. November 27th brings the animated comedy-adventure Frozen about a fearless optimist and a mountain man who must travel through an icy land in order to stop an evil spell from destroying their kingdom. And finally, Tom Hanks stars as Walt Disney himself in Saving Mr. Banks about his 20 year quest to turn Mary Poppins into a film and keep a promise he made to his daughters. Emma Thompson co-stars as "Mary Poppins" writer P.L. Travers. So that's what we can look forward from Disney in 2013. Which films are you most excited about. Let us know in the comments or hit us up on Twitter @ClevverMovies. I'm Aja Dang in Hollywood, thanks for watching!