This year will bring movie fans a jam-packed line-up in Comedy, Action, Thriller, Adventure and abit of Horror.
Unlike 2018 which was abit dry, this year we have a bunch of movies to choose from through out the year. Movie fans can look forward to a number of much-awaited sequels; Keanu Reeves’ John Wick: Chapter 3, Avengers: Endgame, Captain Marvel and Jordan Peele’s US to name a few.
Here are 10 Movies you have to watch in cinemas this year:
John Wick: Chapter 3
After an action-packed chapter 2, fans can expect to be blown away when Keanu Reeves returns on John Wick: Chapter 3.
In this third installment of the adrenaline-fueled action franchise, super-assassin John Wick (Keanu Reeves) returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. After killing a member of the shadowy international assassin’s guild, the High Table, John Wick is excommunicado, but the world’s most ruthless hit men and women await his every turn.
The new chapter is set to debut on 17 May 2019 and can expect to see Common, Laurence Fishburne, and Ruby Rose reprise their roles in the sequel.
Release Date: 17 May 2019
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Anjelica Huston, Asia Kate Dillon, Mark Dacascos, Jason Mantzoukas, Common
Marvel comics fans can look forward to Captain Marvel, an upcoming American superhero film based on Carol Danvers. This movie will become the twenty-first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. Brie Larson stars as Danvers, alongside Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Annette Bening, Clark Gregg, and Jude Law.
The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, “Captain Marvel” is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Release Date: 08 March 2019
Starring: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Gemma Chan, Lashana Lynch, Djimon Hounsou
The Lion King
Disney’s remake of 1994 classic ‘The Lion King’ will finally arrive in cinemas in July this year.
The Lion King is directed by Jon Favreau and produced by Walt Disney Pictures and stars voices of Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, John Kani, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Beyoncé to name a few.
Release Date: 19 July 2019
Starring: Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, John Kani, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, John Oliver, Keegan-Michael Key, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and James Earl Jones
After making a directorial debut in 2017 with Get Out, Jordan Peele will bring Us this year.
Us is a psychological horror-thriller film written and directed by Jordan Peele. The movie stars Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II to name a few.
In this movie;
A mother (Lupita Nyong’o) and a father (Winston Duke) take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends (Elizabeth Moss). But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited.
Release Date: 22 March 2019
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, Elisabeth Moss, Winston Duke, Tim Heidecker, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex, Madison Curry, Cali Sheldon, Noelle Sheldon, Duke Nicholson
Spider-Man: Far From Home
The Spiderman journey continues with Spider-Man: Far From Home. This is the sequel to 2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming and stars Tom Holland as Peter Parker (Spider-Man), Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau, J. B. Smoove and Jacob Batalon. The movie is directed by Jon Watts and is written by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers.
Release Date: 05 July 2019
Genre: Action, Adventure
Starring: Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Keaton, J.B. Smoove, Zendaya Coleman, Marisa Tomei, Numan Acar, Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Remi Hii, Jacob Batalon
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt will star in the upcoming mystery crime film ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’.
Set in Los Angeles in the summer of 1969, Tarantino’s upcoming movie focuses on a male TV actor named Rick Dalton (DiCaprio) who’s had one hit western series and is looking for a way to get into the film business. His sidekick Cliff Booth (Pitt) who’s also his stunt double, is looking for the same thing. The horrific murder of Sharon Tate (Rick’s neighbor in the film) and four of her friends by Charles Manson’s cult of followers serves as a backdrop to the main story.
Release Date: 26 July 2019
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kurt Russell, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Timothy Olyphant, Damian Lewis
Another one from Marvel, Avengers: Endgame is the direct sequel to 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War, a sequel to 2012’s Marvel’s The Avengers and 2015’s Avengers: Age of Ultron. The film stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scalett Johansson, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth.
Release Date: 26 April 2019
Genre: Action, Adventure
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scalett Johansson, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Mackie, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Chadwick Boseman, Gwyneth Paltrow
Star Wars: Episode IX
Lucasfilm will bring us the third installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy; Star Wars: Episode IX. This movie also marks the ninth and final installment of the main Star Wars film franchise.
Cast on this movie include; Daisy Ridley, Keri Russell, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Billy Dee Williams, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson and Kelly Marie Tran to mention a few.
Release Date: 20 December 2019
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Starring: Daisy Ridley, Keri Russell, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Billy Dee Williams, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, Billie Lourd, Naomi Ackie
Disney’s 1992 animated film Aladdin will make a return and this time it’s live-action, directed by Guy Ritchie and produced Walt Disney Pictures. The movie stars Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Will Smith, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad, Billy Magnussen, and Numan Acar.
Will Smith stars as the Genie who has the power to grant three wishes to whoever possesses his magic lamp; Mena Massoud (Aladdin), the hapless but lovable street rat who is smitten with the Sultan’s daughter; Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine, the Sultan’s beautiful daughter who wants to have a say in how she lives her life; Marwan Kenzari as Jafar, an evil sorcerer who devises a nefarious plot to unseat the Sultan and rule Agrabah himself; Navid Negahban as the Sultan, the ruler of Agrabah who is eager to find a proper husband for his daughter.
Release Date: 24 May 2019
Genre: Fantasy, Family
Starring: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad, Billy Magnussen, Numan Acar
A Madea Family Funeral
Tyler Perry continues with the Madea film series. The new and upcoming ‘A Madea Family Funeral’ will once again get fans laughing and entertained.
This is the eighth film in the franchise and will be the final movie from Tyler Perry – which is distributed by Lionsgate.
In Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral, a joyous family reunion turns into a hilarious nightmare as Madea and the crew travel to backwoods Georgia and unexpectedly plan a funeral, which threatens to reveal sordid family secrets. Last October, it was revealed that this will be Perry’s last movie playing his iconic Madea character.
Release Date: 01 March 2019
Starring: Tyler Perry, Cassie Davis, Patrice Lovely
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