2016 has been the year of the good movies. Audiences have enjoyed a wide range of productions. From anti-hero films like ‘Deadpool,’ to dramas like ‘Me Before You,’ as well as the successful ‘Sausage Party‘ and ‘Suicide Squad.‘
However, the year is not over yet, and there are plenty of titles coming to the theaters.
In fact, more than 50 new movies are set to debut over the next months in the U.S, according to the IMDB. What follows are some of these expected pictures.
Honorable mentions to ‘The Magnificent Seven,’ ‘Inferno,’Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,’ and ‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.’
Doctor Strange (November 4th)
A classic and beloved hero is debuting on the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) this year.
Formerly a renowned Neurosurgeon, Dr. Stephen Strange has his life shaken when he gets involved in a car accident, causing critical damage to the doctor’s primary work tools: his hands.
After a relentless search to cure his illness, Dr. Strange encounters ‘The Ancient One,’ a Mystic Arts master.
She trains the doctor to be the next Sorcerer Supreme, a super-being capable of time manipulation with the ability to travel across parallel universes. Dr. Strange will use these new powers to protect the Earth from destruction.
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch (Dr.Strange), Tilda Swinton (The Ancient One), Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Mads Mikkelsen.
Director: Scott Derrickson. Company: Marvel Studios
Fantastic beasts and where to find them (November 18th)
The first movie spin-off of the Harry Potter saga is inspired by the book of the same name. It also marks the debut of J.K Rowling as a screenwriter.
The story follows Newt Scamander, an author, and expert on magical creatures -also known as ‘Magizoologist’-.
He travels to the U.S Magical Congress for a meeting. However, trouble arises when his magically expanded briefcase opens, letting out dangerous beasts into the non-magical world.
This chaos causes tension between wizards and muggles, and Mr. Scamander must solve the situation to ensure peace.
Cast: Eddie Redmayne (Newt Scamander), Katherine Waterson, Dan Fogler, Colin Farrel, and Ron Pearlman.
Director: David Yates. Company: Warner Bros.
Office Christmass Party (December 9th)
Jennifer Aniston stars as a CEO. She and her co-workers must host an office party to impress a potential client and secure the jobs of the company’s employees.
However, the event gets out of hand thanks to her wild brother -played by T.J Miller-. This comedy promises epic situations similar to ‘The Hangover’ movies.
Cast: Jennifer Aniston, T.J Miller, Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, Kate McKinnon, and Randall Park.
Director: Will Speck and Josh Gordon. Company: Paramount Pictures
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (December 16th)
‘Rogue One‘ is a Live-action film based on the Star Wars Anthology and the events depicted in the movie are officially canon to the classic sci-fi story.
The events in the upcoming film take place between ‘Episode III: Revenge of the Sith’ and ‘Episode IV: A New Hope”.
Jyn Erso, a former criminal, joins the Rebel Alliance. She and a group of soldiers have an important mission: stealing the plans to the Death Star from the Galactic Empire.
The film promises plenty of action, and even Darth Vader will make an appearance, according to Entertainment Weekly.
Cast: Felicity Jones (Jyn Erso), Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker, and Diego Luna.
Director: Gareth Edwards. Company: Walt Disney Pictures
Source: Movie Insider