Disney's decision to push back the release dates of two Pixar films comes as a surprise and could see some analysts revise their earnings estimate for the mass media powerhouse.
The company announced Wednesday that it will delay the release of its next Pixar film, "The Good Dinosaur," by a year and a half to November 2015. It will also delay the release of "Finding Dory" by seven months to June 2016.
While movie schedules are often shifted this move is unusual; with no other Pixar films ready for release this will mark the first time Pixar has not had a film in a calendar year since 2005.
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Pixar's films tend to turn be blockbusters for Disney, typically grossing around $500 million. For instance, "Monster University"—this summer's Pixar release—is the fourth best performing film in the U.S. so far this year and has grossed over $730 million worldwide.