Because we're still going to see them. We'll find out in October. More than that, Penna finds ways to infuse real drama into potentially mundane details. Expected release date: May 31, 2019 Directed by: Tim Story Starring: Samuel L Jackson, Alexandra Shipp, Regina Hall, Jessie T Usher With more comedy than the gritty 1971 original, 2019's Shaft is a multi-generational affair, featuring the heroes of the '71 and 2000 Shaft films, alongside Independence Day: Resurgence's Jessie Usher. Expected release date: October 18, 2019 Directed by: Ruben Fleischer Starring: Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin Belated sequels are so commonplace these days it's barely worth remarking on, but will come a full decade after the first film in the series. Release date: April 26, 2019 Joaquin Phoenix plays a failed stand-up comedian turned psychotic anarchist in this comic-book inspired caper helmed by Todd Phillips, the director of the Hangover trilogy.
Idris Elba plays Brixton, an international terrorist leader. Glass is the third installment of M. What do you think will be the best movies of 2019? Everyone should at least see it. But this comedy especially promising. Expected release date: March 15, 2019 Directed by: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon Starring: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Allison Janney, Bette Midler This apparently unnecessary remake of the still-perfectly-good '90s Barry Sonnenfeld movies redeems itself with some slick animation that evokes the style of Charles Addams's classic New Yorker cartoons and an absolutely stellar voice cast. Release date: September 6 Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, and Bill Hader play the adult versions of the kids who were terrorized by Bill Skarsgard's Pennywise in the first half of Stephen King's epic. Plus, props to Disney for hiring a diverse cast of Middle Eastern and South Asian descent.
After the tragedy of their cat being killed by a truck, Louis resorts to burying it in the mysterious pet cemetery, which is definitely not as it seems, as it proves to the Creeds that sometimes, dead is better. Three years later, his dream is a reality. Our cover star takes on the title role of the acclaimed French writer in the biopic. After eventually winning his Best Picture Oscar for Moonlight, Barry Jenkins is back. So basically, with half the universe dead.
Sumptuous and arresting, If Beale Street Could Talk is exquisite film-making of the highest order and, as far as this writer is concerned, the very best movie of the year. This is the question posed by the Belgian film-maker Lukas Dhont in Girl, a quietly affecting French-language drama in which the transgender 15-year-old Lara Victor Polster chases her dream of becoming a professional ballerina as she awaits gender-confirmation surgery. Release date: June 7, 2019 Starring: Sophie Turner, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Evan Peters, and Jessica Chastain Why it's a big deal: Two words: Sophie. Look, I know we're not even a week into this year, but Hollywood already has a crazy and exciting 2019 planned for us. Spider-Man: Far From Home July 5 Back to Derry with these Losers. Directed by Josh Boone who was behind The Fault in Our Stars , it sets forward a cast that is largely new to the X-Men franchise, playing five new young mutants discovering their abnormal abilities as they are being kept against their will in a secret facility. Of note: This list only includes films we have already seen that have a set 2019 release date or have been picked up for distribution with 2019 release dates to be set.
If only more family dramas took such care to get the details right. Fans of the 1994 original can take comfort in the fact that the plot does not seem to stray too far from its roots; most importantly, the new film will begin with the rousing power ballad Circle of Life. Release date: April 5, 2019 Warner Bros. Starring Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, and John Lithgow, the first for the movie does a decent job of setting the scene for this disturbing tale. But always at the core is Keanu Reeves's titular hero, the laconic ex-hitman who this time is in trouble with, well, everybody. Read on and find out everything you need to know about the most anticipated upcoming movies of the year.
Original series creator Julian Fellowes is on script duties, Dame Maggie Smith is still with us as the waspish Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham and that's pretty much all any of us needed to know before we buy a ticket. The dying wish of the Still Alice screenwriter was that his husband, Wash Westmoreland, would direct Colette. Not the easiest challenge, especially when working with brick landscapes and mini-figures. The trailer suggests terrible crackpipe-smoking Hellboy prosthetic, Dr. Now, almost 25 years later the fourth instalment of Toy Story is due to be released. Grant, Keri Russell, Mark Hamill ,Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, Carrie Fisher, Matt Smith, and Dominic Monaghan Why it's a big deal: It's not just the next Star Wars movie. Here are 13 of the most-anticipated movies of 2019; see them if you want to be a part of the cultural conversation.
Could go either way, this one. Starring in Escape Room 2019 is Logan Miller, Tyler Labine, Adam Robitel, Yorick van Wageningen, and Kenneth Fok. And, as if that isn't enough of a reason to put this flick at the top of your must-watch list, it will also probably explain why Nick Fury pages Captain Marvel in the leading into Endgame later this year. Since sexuality continues to be policed in the United States — a country where 700,000 of its citizens have undergone conversion therapy — Boy Erased is, sadly, of-the-moment. Expected release date: June 14, 2019 Directed by: Scott Rosenberg Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Jack Black, Kevin Hart The sequel to 2017's undemanding romp — itself technically a sequel to the 1995 Robin Williams vehicle — promises more of the same, but we've no idea if it'll be Jumanji 3 or something else. Starring an impressive cast that includes Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong'o, Elizabeth Moss, and Tim Heidecker, it follows a family who are stalked and terrorized by a mysterious group of doppelgangers.
Keira Knightley is a brilliant choice of lead to portray her fight for creative liberty against gender stereotypes, in a film that pays tribute to an influential figure of feminism. As usual, Farhadi builds his dilemma around a sudden inciting incident: Shortly after Laura Cruz arrives from Argentina to visit to her family at their Spanish estate for a wedding, her teen daughter Irene Carla Campra vanishes from her room in the dead of night. Luckily, a fair bit of the highlights from the 2019 upcoming release calendar have already screened on the 2018 festival circuit and beyond. Our Review: Release Date: Originally loosely set for a fall 2018 release, A24 is releasing the film stateside on March 1. By the end of the 60s, Manson was predicting an apocalyptic war based on racial tensions. To his , the film was met with nearly universal praise. Overall the production team is a noticeable step down, and everything Marshall has directed so far has an air of cheapness to it, but it cooould be the time to change that.
The Favourite is due for release 1st January 2019. Expected release date: June 14, 2019 Directed by: Elizabeth Banks Starring: Lupita Nyong'o, Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska A of the franchise, with three altogether new kickass crime-fighters and at least three actors playing their sidekick and general factotum Bosley. The film also stars Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali, Michelle Rodriguez, and Lana Condor. Knightley, who is best associated with period drama, stood up for the often-dismissed genre when on the festival circuit with the film. There are a lot of loose ends to tie up as the third phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe draws to a close, not least the challenge of undoing the events of the end of the last film, which left the fate of several characters and half of all life on earth in doubt. That might change with the advent of , the superhero once known as Captain Marvel.