A new year and a new batch of movies being planned, made and released. With some fantastic releases last year, directors are taking big steps in trying to out do their previous counterparts. This is true for new movies and sequels that everyone is holding their breath for. And there are some fantastic movies coming out that you’re not going to want to miss. So, without further ado, here is a list of the 5 most anticipated movie releases for 2018.
Ready Player One
Release: March 29, 2018
Based off of the hit sci-fi book by Ernest Cline, Ready Player One is one of the most anticipated sci-fi movies of the year. It tells the story of a dystopian world where people escape through a VR program called OASIS. When the creator of OASIS dies he leaves a message telling everyone that whoever finds and solves the Easter Eggs he’s hidden inside, will be the new owner of OASIS. This leads the main character, Wade Watts, and his friends on a mission to try and solve all the Easter Eggs. Directed by Steven Spielberg, this movie is sure to be a box office hit once it’s released!
Avengers: Infinity War
Release: May 4, 2018
Marvel and The Avengers have been ramping up to the epic showdown of Avengers: Infinity War. In this movie all of the Avengers cast, alongside the Guardians of the Galaxy, Doctor Strange and even the cast from the new film Blank Panther work together to fight Thanos, the intergalactic supervillain searching for the Infinity Stones. This movie should prove to be the biggest and most epic fight scene the Avengers have ever faced.
Release: May 15, 2018
After the overwhelmingly positive reaction for the first Deadpool, fans can stop holding their breath for the release of the second. With a new director, David Leitch, Deadpool 2 promises even more laugh and action. Ryan Reynolds returns as the hilarious Deadpool with co-actor Josh Brolin playing the cyborg “bad guy” Cable. In this sequel, Deadpool forms a group of mutant superheroes called X-Force who work to protect a young mutant from Cable. This movie will leave the audience on the edge of their seats, laughing their heads off and promises to be even bigger, better and more explosive than the last!
Solo: A Star Wars Movie
Release: May 25, 2018
All the Star Wars fans out there can start getting excited for the spin-off film Solo: A Star Wars Movie. Centered around Han Solo, this film depicts his origin story and how he came to be the beloved character all Star Wars fans love. With Alden Ehrenreich playing young Han Solo and Donald Glover his friend Lando, Solo is already setting up to be film of the year. Along with Solo’s back story, fans are also excited to possibly see the Millennium Falcon’s famed race in Kessel Run! I guess we’ll just have to wait and see.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Release: November 16, 2018
After the huge success of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, it was only natural that a second movie was made, telling the pre-story before Harry Potter. This movie features the amazing Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander and Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald, along with some new cast members such as Jude Law who will play the infamous Albus Dumbledore. The movie centers around the hunt for Grindelwald and an epic showdown that all fans are expecting. With magic and intrigue around every corner, you won’t want to miss this film.