Steven Spielberg`s next two films to release in 2015, 2016

PTI| Updated: Jun 17, 2014, 15:08 PM IST

Los Angeles: Director Steven Spielberg is associated with many projects currently but his first release since `Lincoln` will be a spy thriller while his second movie would be an adaptation of Roald Dahl`s children`s book `The BFG`.

DreamWorks provided set the release dates for the two movies with the untitled Tom Hanks starrer Cold War spy drama slated to hit theatres on October 16, 2015 while `The BFG` will open on July 1, 2016, suggest reports.

Spielberg, who dropped out of American Sniper last year, has not directed a movie since 2012`s `Lincoln`.
He is also associated with an adaptation of the David Kertzer novel `The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara`, `Robopocalypse`and `Montezuma`.