2018 was an enormous yr for films, particularly with regards to franchises and studios that comedian followers adore. Disney, Fox, Sony, Paramount, Marvel Studios, and Warner Bros all put out huge movies in 2018, however it seems that 2019 might be even greater, and we have got all the films it’s essential mark your calendars for in a single useful place.
Earlier than we get to 2019 although, these studios all put out some nice movies simply in December alone, which was full of geeky goodness. In the event you have been a superhero movie fan you bought Aquaman and Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse, whereas Disney followers obtained Emily Blunt’s Mary Poppins Returns. Should you have been a Transformers fan, Bumblebee was proper up your alley, making it fairly a month for followers.
Talking of Aquaman, Warner Bros solely put out one DC movie this yr, however boy did they make it rely. Aquaman has already sailed previous the $1 billion mark worldwide and is already the top-grossing DC movie ever. That is not a shabby approach to finish the yr, however in 2019 DC is upping the ante with 2 movies on the slate.
Marvel Studios had the extremely profitable Avengers: Infinity Conflict earlier this yr, which surpassed the $2 billion mark, and we anticipate the identical for the much more anticipated Avengers: Endgame in 2019. Marvel Studios truly has two movies popping out through the first half of the yr, whereas Sony is following up the success of Venom with a brand new Spider-Man film.
As for Disney, nicely, it appears as if they will dominate in 2018 identical to they did in 2019, with three live-action remakes on the horizon in addition to different anticipated tasks, each in live-action and in animation. So yeah, they’re in all probability going to crush it, particularly when you think about there’s that entire Star Wars Episode IX coming on the finish of the yr. Only a small film.
20th Century Fox will quickly be part of Disney, however earlier than they’re utterly moved over they nonetheless have a number of films up their sleeves.
Hit the subsequent slides to see all of the Disney, Marvel, DC, and Star Wars films hitting in 2019!
Title: Captain Marvel
Studio: Marvel Studios
Launch Date: March eighth
Up first is the anticipated Captain Marvel, which can formally deliver Carol Danvers into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With Brie Larson main the cost, we could not be extra excited to see what Marvel has up their sleeves and the way the movie will have an effect on the subsequent decade of Marvel movies.
Synopsis: “The story follows Carol Danvers as she turns into one of many universe’s strongest heroes when Earth is caught in the midst of a galactic struggle between two alien races. Set within the 1990s, “Captain Marvel” is an all-new journey from a beforehand unseen interval within the historical past of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.”
Launch Date: March 29th
Subsequent up in Disney’s profitable line of live-action movies is Dumbo, which has Tim Burton placing his stylized contact on the beloved animated basic. If it is something like Disney’s final a number of remakes, it ought to do fairly nicely on the field workplace.
Synopsis: “From Disney and visionary director Tim Burton, the all-new grand live-action journey “Dumbo” expands on the beloved basic story the place variations are celebrated, household is cherished and goals take flight. Circus proprietor Max Medici (Danny DeVito) enlists former star Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell) and his youngsters Milly (Nico Parker) and Joe (Finley Hobbins) to look after a new child elephant whose outsized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus. However once they uncover that Dumbo can fly, the circus makes an unimaginable comeback, attracting persuasive entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere (Michael Keaton), who recruits the peculiar pachyderm for his latest, larger-than-life leisure enterprise, Dreamland. Dumbo soars to new heights alongside an enthralling and spectacular aerial artist, Colette Marchant (Eva Inexperienced), till Holt learns that beneath its shiny veneer, Dreamland is filled with darkish secrets and techniques.”
Studio: Warner Bros.
Launch Date: April fifth
Subsequent is the primary DC title of the yr within the Zachary Levi led Shazam!. This would be the character’s first time on the large display, and early reactions to the debut trailer are fairly constructive. This actually appears to ratchet up the enjoyable and humor, and WB is unquestionably hoping to maintain up the momentum from the billion-grossing Aquaman.
Synopsis: “We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s (Angel) case, by shouting out one word—SHAZAM!—this streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult Super Hero Shazam (Levi), courtesy of an ancient wizard. Still a kid at heart—inside a ripped, godlike body—Shazam revels in this adult version of himself by doing what any teen would do with superpowers: have fun with them! Can he fly? Does he have X-ray vision? Can he shoot lightning out of his hands? Can he skip his social studies test? Shazam sets out to test the limits of his abilities with the joyful recklessness of a child. But he’ll need to master these powers quickly in order to fight the deadly forces of evil controlled by Dr. Thaddeus Sivana (Strong).”
Launch Date: April 17th
Disneynature returns for an up-close take a look at Steve the Penguin and his different penguin buddies in a stunning documentary about discovering love and fatherhood within the Antartic. Anticipate loads of heart-tugging moments in consequence.
Synopsis: “Disneynature’s all-new function movie “Penguins” is a coming-of-age story about an Adélie penguin named Steve who joins hundreds of thousands of fellow males within the icy Antarctic spring on a quest to construct an appropriate nest, discover a life associate and begin a household. None of it comes simply for him, particularly contemplating he is focused by every little thing from killer whales to leopard seals, who unapologetically threaten his fortunately ever after. From the filmmaking workforce behind “Bears” and “Chimpanzee,” Disneynature’s “Penguins” opens in theaters nationwide in time for Earth Day 2019.”
Title: Avengers: Endgame
Studio: Marvel Studios
Launch Date: April 26th
Few 2019 films are extra anticipated than Endgame, which can ship the conclusion to the primary 10 years of Marvel film tales in addition to cope with the direct fallout and results of that Infinity Conflict ending. Followers have been on pins and needles ready to see if the heroes can overcome Thanos’ decimation, and fortunately the wait is not that for much longer.
Launch Date: Might 24th
Disney’s live-action success will proceed with their remake of Aladdin, helmed by Man Ritchie. There’s nonetheless not rather a lot recognized concerning the movie, although from the primary trailer and pictures followers have an concept of how the forged will look on this absolutely realized model of Agrabah. Now we simply have to see what Will Smith’s Genie seems to be like blue and we’ll have a a lot better concept of how that is shaping up.
Synopsis: “Aladdin” is the thrilling story of the charming road rat Aladdin, the brave and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who could be the key to their future. Directed by Man Ritchie, who brings his singular aptitude for fast-paced, visceral motion to the fictional port metropolis of Agrabah, the movie is written by John August and Ritchie based mostly on Disney’s “Aladdin.”
Title: Darkish Phoenix
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Launch Date: June seventh
The Darkish Phoenix saga is within the highlight as soon as extra as Fox takes a second crack on the iconic story, this time with the newer forged. Hopes are excessive however there’s nonetheless some trepidation across the venture, which might find yourself being one of many final X-Males movies Fox finally ends up ever making because of the brand new merger with Disney.
Synopsis: “In DARK PHOENIX, the X-MEN face their most formidable and powerful foe: one of their own, Jean Grey. During a rescue mission in space, Jean is nearly killed when she is hit by a mysterious cosmic force. Once she returns home, this force not only makes her infinitely more powerful, but far more unstable. Wrestling with this entity inside her, Jean unleashes her powers in ways she can neither comprehend nor contain. With Jean spiraling out of control, and hurting the ones she loves most, she begins to unravel the very fabric that holds the X-Men together. Now, with this family falling apart, they must find a way to unite — not only to save Jean’s soul, but to save our very planet from aliens who wish to weaponize this force and rule the galaxy.”
Title: Toy Story
Launch Date: June 21st
The subsequent chapter within the ultra-successful Toy Story franchise is nearly upon us, and followers will meet a brand new addition to the toy field in Forky. As you may anticipate from one thing from Pixar, there’s substance beneath the cute and hilarious adventures of its forged, and all of it begins with a spork.
Synopsis: “Woody has all the time been assured about his place on the planet and that his precedence is taking good care of his child, whether or not that’s Andy or Bonnie. However when Bonnie provides a reluctant new toy referred to as “Forky” to her room, a street journey journey alongside previous and new associates will present Woody how massive the world may be for a toy. Directed by Josh Cooley (“Riley’s First Date?”) and produced by Jonas Rivera (“Inside Out,” “Up”) and Mark Nielsen (affiliate producer “Inside Out”), Disney•Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” ventures to U.S. theaters on June 21, 2019.”
Title: Spider-Man: Far From Residence
Launch Date: July fifth
Spider-Man’s subsequent journey is lastly right here, and he is getting loads of new costumes in consequence. The largest addition although is the mysterious Mysterio, as he seems to be an ally right here, however everyone knows higher, and so does Nick Fury.
Synopsis: “Peter Parker returns in Spider-Man: Far From Home, the next chapter of the Spider-Man: Homecoming series! Our friendly neighborhood Super Hero decides to join his best friends Ned, MJ, and the rest of the gang on a European vacation. However, Peter’s plan to leave super heroics behind for a few weeks are quickly scrapped when he begrudgingly agrees to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of several elemental creature attacks, creating havoc across the continent!”
Title: The Lion King
Launch Date: July 19th
Probably the most anticipated live-action remakes occurs mid-way by way of subsequent yr in The Lion King, which may have Jon Favreau again on the helm after his massively profitable remake of The Jungle Ebook, and followers are ridiculously excited.
Synopsis: “From Disney Reside Motion, director Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna the place a future king should overcome betrayal and tragedy to imagine his rightful place on Delight Rock.”
Title: The New Mutants
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Launch Date: August 2nd
The New Mutants is certainly a unique sort of X-Males film, going for extra of a horror really feel than different variations, however it nonetheless seems to be to incorporate fan-favorite characters and loads of materials pulled from the comics. We’ll simply have to attend and see if the gamble delivers.
Synopsis: “The story of the New Mutants, a team of mutant heroes comprised of the first graduates from Charles Xavier’s school.”
Title: Disney’s Artemis Fowl
Launch Date: August ninth
Disney would like to have one other hit franchise on its palms with Artemis Fowl, which places a younger genius descending from legal masterminds within the highlight. Throw in a military of fairies and a compelling thriller and you have got your self a potent concoction, and Disney’s hoping it may well flip some heads.
Synopsis: “Directed by Kenneth Branagh and based on the beloved book by Eoin Colfer, ARTEMIS FOWL follows 12-year-old genius Artemis Fowl, a descendant of a long line of criminal masterminds, as he finds himself in a battle of strength and cunning against a powerful, hidden race of fairies who may be behind his father’s disappearance.
The film stars Ferdia Shaw, Lara McDonnell, Tamara Smart, Nonzo Anozie, with Josh Gad, and Judi Dench. Judy Hofflund and Kenneth Branagh are producing with Angus More Gordon and Matthew Jenkins serving as executive producers. The screenplay is by Conor McPherson.”
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Title: The Kitchen
Studio: New Line Cinema
Launch Date: September 20th
This Vertigo adaptation contains a stacked main forged and an intriguing premise, and could possibly be a sleeper hit if it hits the best notes.
Synopsis: “Based on the Vertigo comic book series from DC Entertainment, the film stars Oscar nominee Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss as three 1978 Hell’s Kitchen housewives whose mobster husbands are sent to prison by the FBI. Left with little but a sharp ax to grind, the ladies take the Irish mafia’s matters into their own hands–proving unexpectedly adept at everything from running the rackets to taking out the competition… literally.”
Studio: Warner Bros.
Launch Date: October 4th
There’s not a lot to go on relating to the anticipated Joker film that places Joaquin Phoenix within the position because the clown prince of crime. We do know it is an origin story, and that it has been teased as one thing in contrast to another superhero movie. With the expertise concerned, we’re inclined to consider them.
Title: Frozen 2
Launch Date: November 22nd
Followers have been ready for a very long time to lastly get a Frozen sequel, and this yr is lastly the yr it occurs. Whereas no official description or synopsis has been launched, we did get some new particulars courtesy of a calendar launched internationally, which reveals that the film could have Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, and Olaf heading deep into the forest to study an historic fact relating to the dominion.
Title: Star Wars: Episode IX
Launch Date: December 20th
No official description has been launched for this movie both, however it’ll shut out the present trilogy began by J.J. Abrams in Star Wars: The Pressure Awakens. It is becoming then that he’s once more on the helm after Rian Johnson’s The Final Jedi, bringing this new period to an epic finale and setting issues up for the Johnson-helmed trilogy that comes after.