The new year has begun, and with that, we’ve put together a list of our most anticipated geek-lover movies for the upcoming 2016 year. We won’t go into too much detail about any because, let’s be honest, the trailers are really what you’re after.
Organized by release date, since we can’t even begin to try listing them any other way. They all look awesome!
Deadpool – In Theatres February 12th
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – March 25th
The Jungle Book – In Theatres April 15th
Captain America: Civil War – In Theatres May 6th
X-Men: Apocalypse – In Theatres May 27th
Alice In Wonderland, Through The Looking Glass – In Theatres May 27th
Warcraft – In Theatres June 10th
Independence Day: Resurgence – In Theatres June 24th
Star Trek Beyond – In Theatres July 8th
Ghostbusters – In Theatres July 15th Erin (Kristen Wiig) and Abby (Melissa McCarthy) are a pair of authors who write a book about the reality of ghosts existing. A few years later, Erin lands a prestigious teaching position at Columbia University, but her book resurfaces and she is laughed out of academia. She reunites with Abby and others to save the world when ghosts invade Manhattan.
Suicide Squad – In Theatres August 5th
Gambit – In Theatres October 7th Gambit, played by Channing Tatum is the 7th superhero movie to hit the big screen this year, with no promotional pictures or a trailer released, it will be curious to see how this movie plays out.
Doctor Strange – In Theatres November 4th After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – In Theatres November 18th
Assassin’s Creed – In Theatres December 21st Assassin’s Creed takes place primarily in 15th century Spain with all new characters, rather than adapting the existing video game story. The movie follows a new character called Callum Lynch, played by Michael Fassbender, who discovers that his DNA holds the secret for communing with his 15th century ancestor Aguilar.
Passengers – In Theatres December 21st A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in one of its sleep chambers. As a result, a single passenger is awakened 60 years early. Faced with the prospect of growing old and dying alone, he eventually decides to wake up a second passenger. The film stars Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence.
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Perculiars – In Theatres December 25th If you’re a lover of Tim Burton, this film might be perfect for you! Miss Peregrine’s Home for Perculiars follows a teenager named Jacob who ends up at a mysterious island, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s School for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores the abandoned bedrooms and hallways, he discovers that its former occupants were far more than peculiar; they possessed incredible powers. And they may still be alive.