No Time To Die: Daniel Craig stars in James Bond teaser
News of the World (January TBC)
Paul Greengrass’ Western follows Tom Hanks as a Civil War veteran tasked with returning a young girl, taken by natives as a baby, to her family. With News of the World’s international distribution purchased by Netflix, expect to see this Oscars hopeful hit the streaming service at some point his month.
Monster Hunter (January 29)
Paul W S Anderson reunites with his Resident Evil star Milla Jovovich for Kaiju movie Monster Hunter. Based on the video game series of the same name, no doubt there will be CGI beast bashing aplenty.
Nomadland (February 19)
Another Oscars hopeful, Nomadland sees Frances McDormand’s Fern leave her small town to travel around the American West. The critically acclaimed film from Chloé Zhao won the Golden Lion at last year’s Venice Film Festival.
Judas and the Black Messiah (February 26)
Get Out star Daniel Kaluuya stars as Fred Hampton, the real-life chairman of the Black Panther Party in late 1960s Illinois. Lakeith Stanfield plays small time crook William O’Neal who agrees to work as an FBI informant to take Hampton down.
Raya and the Last Dragon (March 5)
Disney’s latest animated movie follows a lone warrior who has to track down the last dragon to help stop monsters known as the Druun. Raya and the Last Dragon, which stars Kelly Marie Tran and Awkwafina, will also be available on Disney+ Premier Access on release.
The King’s Man (March 12)
Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman prequel reveals the origin of the British spy organisation during the First World War. Ralph Fiennes stars as the Duke of Oxford, while Tom Hollander hilariously plays all three related monarchs King George V, Kaiser Wilhelm II and Tsar Nicholas II.
The Many Saints of Newark (March 12)
David Chase returns for a prequel movie to his sensational HBO TV series The Sopranos. Set in New Jersey during the Sixties and Seventies, the late James Gandolfini’s son Michael plays a younger version of his father’s iconic role of Tony Soprano.
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Morbius (March 19)
Following on from Tom Hardy’s Venom, Morbius is part of Sony’s Marvel universe made up of Spider-Man baddies. Jared Leto stars as the living vampire.
Tom & Jerry (March 19)
The famous cat and mouse are rebooted in this live-action/computer-animated slapstick comedy. Chloë Grace Moretz stars as Kayla Montgomery opposite Tom and Jerry.
Ammonite (March 26)
Francis Lee’s romantic drama sees Kate Winslet star as British palaeontologist Mary Anning and focuses on her lesbian relationship with Saoirse Ronan’s Charlotte Murchison. Winslet was awarded the Tribute Actor Award for Ammonite at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival.
No Time To Die (April 2)
It’s been delayed so many times, but hopeful Daniel Craig’s fifth and final James Bond outing will finally hit cinemas this April. No Time To Die sees a retired 007 brought back into service by MI6 as he faces mysterious villain Safin, played by Rami Malek.
A Quiet Place Part II (April 23)
John Krasinski directs his wife Emily Blunt in the follow-up to the hit horror. Set after the events of A Quiet Place, the sequel sees the Abbott family continue to fight for survival in their post-apocalyptic existence where blind aliens hunt them by sound.
Last Night In Soho (April 23)
Edgar Wright’s latest is his very own horror in Last Night In Soho. Anya Taylor-Joy and Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie star in a film that sees a budding young fashion designer mysteriously enter London during the Sixties.
Black Widow (May 7)
Set in-between Captain America: Civil War and Avengers Infinity War, Black Widow sees Scarlett Johansson’s Natasha Romanoff confront her past. Seeing as she perished in 2019’s Avengers Endgame, hopefully, there will be some stakes in this prequel solo outing and something to add to the much-loved Marvel character.
Godzilla Vs. Kong (May 21)
Having had their own solo outings, the two big beasts finally clash in the MonsterVerse’s latest. Alexander Skarsgård and Millie Bobby Brown star in Godzilla Vs. Kong.
Fast and Furious 9 (May 28)
Vin Diesel and the gang are back for their penultimate street-racer action-adventure that will take them to Outer Space. But will the late Paul Walker’s Brian O’Conner turn up in Fast and Furious 9?
Cruella (May 28)
Emma Stone stars in the 101 Dalmatians prequel about the villainous London heiress. Set in 1970s London, Cruella follows young fashion designer Estella de Vil as she becomes obsessed with dog skins, especially those of dalmatians.
Ghostbusters: Afterlife (June 11)
Separate to the 2016 gender-swap outing and instead being a direct sequel to 1989’s Ghostbusters II, this follow-up sees an Oklahoma family experience some paranormal activity. Meanwhile, it turns out their late grandfather had a connection to the Ghostbusters. Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson and Sigourney Weaver return in Ghostbusters: Afterlife
Luca (June 18)
Pixar’s latest is a coming-of-age tale set by sea on the Italian Riviera. Luca follows a young boy who is enjoying his summer before discovering sea monsters from another world.
Venom: Let There Be Carnage (June 25)
Following on from 2018’s Venom, Tom Hardy returns as Eddie Brock alongside his symbiotic alter-ego in this Sony Marvel universe sequel. But this time Venom 2 will see them take on Carnage, another symbiote attached to Woody Harrelson’s serial killer Cletus Kasady.