Moviegoers are in for a treat as the list of movies set to release this year is quite interesting. Apart from our iconic superheroes, we have films from Disney, books made into films, and the return of some blockbuster franchises.
Listed below are 10 movies I DO NOT want to MISS this year.
The long-awaited instalment of the epic action, adventure Jurassic Park series is back. Set twenty-two years after the 1993 Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a dinosaur theme park called Jurassic World.
Returning as the executive produce is Steven Spielberg with Colin Trevorrow as the director. The film stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson, Irrfan Khan, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jake Johnson, Omar Sy, BD Wong, and Judy Greer. The park opens in June!
Avengers: Age of Ultron
I’ve got no strings to hold me down, to make me fret, or make me frown. I had strings but now I’m free. There are no strings on me. I don’t know about you but Ultron’s version creeped me out. However, it perfectly matches the trailer of the second instalment of The Avengers. And if this trailer doesn’t excite you, I don’t know what would.
Coming this May, Avengers: Age of Ultron stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, James Spader, Cobie Smulders, Thomas Kretschmann, Paul Bettany and Stellan Skarsgard.
Pitch Perfect 2
The Pitches are back! The sequel to the 2012 musical comedy centring around a colligate Acapella group, the Barden Bellas is back to conquer the stage. But it will be tougher the second time around as they enter an international acapella competition where no American group has ever won.
Directed by Elizabeth Banks and written by Kay Cannon, the film is slated for release on May and stars Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Rebel Wilson, and Brittany Snow.
Into The Woods
I wish! I wish! I wish! You wish to have the curse reversed? Be careful what you wish for! Into the Woods is a modern twist of a few chosen Brothers Grimm fairy tales. This humorous and heartfelt musical contains a tied in the story of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel that revolves around a baker and his wife whose family was cursed by a witch.
“Into The Woods” in Philippine cinemas on January 2015.
Coming to theatres on May is another Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture. Two-time Oscar® winner Brad Bird’s “Tomorrowland” is an epic science fiction movie starring George Clooney and Britt Robertson. The characters embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space.
Mortdecai is an action comedy film adapted from the book “The Mortdecai Trilogy” written by Kyril Bonfiglioli. A Goya painting rumoured to contain the code to a lost bank account filled with Nazi gold was stolen. It is up to debonair art dealer and part-time rogue Charlie Mortdecai armed only with his good looks and a special charm to retrieve the painting.
The film adaptation stars Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Paul Bettany, Olivia Munn, Aubrey Plaza and Jonny Pasvolsky and is scheduled to be released in Philippine cinemas on January.
The Age of Adaline
Set to release in April, The Age of Adaline tells the story of how the world has changed in the last century while Adaline has not. The American epic romance film stars Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Harrison Ford, Kathy Baker and Ellen Burstyn. Directed by Lee Toland Krieger and written by J. Mills Goodloe and Salvador Paskowitz.
Another Disney film and a classic tale loved by many. Cinderella follows the story of Ella played by Lily James. With her mother’s last words “have the courage and be kind” and father’s passing, Ella now Cinderella will not give in to despair nor despise those who mistreat her.
Disney’s Cinderella also stars Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden, and Helena Bonham Carter. See the film in theatres this March.
The unstoppable franchise built on speed is back for the last ride headed by Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson along with Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky and Lucas Black. But this time they are joined by Jason Statham, Djimon Hounsou, Tony Jaa, Ronda Rousey and Kurt Russell.
Furious 7 is set to release this April.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
May the Force be with you! Episode VII in the Star Wars Saga, Star Wars: The Force Awakens December 2015. XD ⭐