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2020 Movies

No Time to Die/James Bond 25 (2020)

April 8, 2020
PG-13
Action, Thriller, Adventure

Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica.  His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.

James Bond 25 Officially Titled No Time to Die

Black Widow (2020)

May 1, 2020
PG-13
Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure

Plot details are unknown.

This will be the 24th installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the first solo film for Black Widow, one of the Original Six Avengers. The character previously appeared in seven MCU films, including all four Avengers movies. Black Widow will be set between the events of Captain America: Civil War and Infinity War.

Though the film had already been in production, it wasn't officially announced by Marvel until San Diego Comic-Con 2019.

Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

June 5, 2020
Not Yet Rated
Adventure, Fantasy

A sequel to Wonder Woman that further follows the adventures of Diana of Themyscira. Plot details are unknown at this time. (Poster is for the original Wonder Woman.)

A standalone sequel, Wonder Woman 2 has officially been announced by Warner Bros. The movie which features actress Gal Gadot in the titular role already has a premiere date and it is happening on December 13, 2019.

Director of the first film, Patty Jenkins has yet to announce her involvement as of this writing but an agreement and official announcement is expected to happen soon. The first movie was a surprise success having surpassed the $800 million box office making it the highest grossing film directed by a woman. It has also become the highest grossing superhero origin film.

The first movie was set in 1918 towards the end of World War 2 although Diana Prince has already appeared in a more recent timeline in Zack Snyder’s 2016 movie, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. She is also set to appear in Justice League which will be shown on November 17, 2017 together with Aquaman/Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa), The Flash/Barry Allen (Ezra Miller), Cyborg/Victor Stone (Ray Fisher), Superman/Clark Kent (Henry Cavill) and Batman/Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck).

No movie plot has been shared yet as well but many believe that a big time jump will happen. It is widely believed to happen at a time after the events on Justice League, or possibly in the 1980s. No other cast members have been confirmed to return.

The 2017 Wonder Woman film introduced Diana Prince as the daughter of Queen Hippolyta (Connie Nielsen) who ruled over the Amazons in the hidden island of Themyscira. They are of mythological descent as a race of warrior women created by Zeus.

In 1918 she meets Steve Trevor (Chris Pine), an American pilot whom she rescues from a plane crash. They become romantically involved and fought against the Germans in hopes to stop the war. Ares (David Thewlis) who is believed to have caused the war among humans also appears and reveals Diana’s destiny.

New Mutants (2020)

April 3, 2020
Not Yet Rated
Action, Sci-Fi

An adaptation of the New Mutants comic books, this X-Men cinematic universe installment follows five new mutants who are held in a secret facility against their will. Together, they must fight the dangers of their powers and deal with their troubled pasts, if they are to save themselves.

A new breed of X-Men heroes will make their debut on the big screen soon with the movie adaptation of The New Mutants. The film will follow the story of five young mutants who are kept in a secret facility just as they are discovering their abilities. They will have to work together to free themselves, while battling conflicts among themselves and within themselves.

The movie is set to premiere in April 2018 and will feature mutants Magik/Illyana Rasputin (Anya Taylor-Joy), Wolfsbane/Rahne Sinclair (Maisie Williams), Cannonball/Sam Guthrie (Charlie Heaton), Sunspot/Roberta da Costa (Henry Zaga), Mirage/Danielle Monstar (Blu Hunt) and Dr. Cecilia Reyes (Alice Braga).

Director Josh Boone himself wrote co-wrote the screenplay with his friend Knate Lee. They are both fans of the comic series. They started working on the film concept right after Boone finished working on his blockbuster film, The Fault in Our Stars. After creating a comic book inspired by Chris Claremont’s work, they presented their idea for a trilogy to X-Men producer Simon Kinberg. In May 2015, Fox inked a deal with Boone to direct the standalone X-Men films spinoff based on the screenplay they made.

Filming for The New Mutants started on July 10, 2017 under the working title Growing Pains, in Boston. It is revealed that the film will have a full-fledged horror movie style, which is unlike previous X-Men films. Boone further revealed that there will be no costumes and no super-villains. Instead, the lead characters are going up against a psychic monster known as the Demon Bear who is connected to Mirage.

Filming wrapped up in September with the director and the cast posting photos of the milestone in their social media accounts.

Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020)

February 7, 2020
Not Yet Rated
Action, Crime, Adventure

After splitting up with The Joker, Harley Quinn and three other female superheroes - Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya - come together to save the life of a little girl (Cassandra Cain) from an evil crime lord. Artwork is from Suicide Squad.

This DC Comics film is based on the Birds of Prey title, which was first published in November 1995. It was created by Jordan B. Gorfinkel and Chuck Dixon. The movie entered development back in 2016, with writer Christina Hodson signing on to pen the script. In 2018, Cathy Yan was hired as director. Margot Robbie is set to reprise her role as Harley Quinn from Suicide Squad and is also producing.

Birds of Prey will begin production in 2019.

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Gambit (2020)

March 13, 2020
Not Yet Rated
Action, Sci-Fi, Fantasy

Plot details are unknown. The film will be a solo vehicle for the popular X-Men character Gambit (Tatum), and reboot the "Ragin' Cajun" for the big screen, undoing what was established in 2009's X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

Eternals (2020)

November 6, 2020
PG-13
Action, Drama, Fantasy

The saga of the Eternals, a race of immortal beings who lived on Earth and shaped its history and civilizations.

This is the 25th installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and is part of Phase 4. Though the film had been in development in the months prior, with a director and cast reportedly signing on, Marvel did not officially confirm The Eternals until San Diego Comic-Con 2019.

Uncharted (2020)

December 18, 2020
Not Yet Rated
Action, Adventure

A cinematic adaptation of the popular video game series in which a treasure hunter named Nathan Drake searches for modern day relics.

Green Lantern Corps. (2020)

July 24, 2020
Not Yet Rated
Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure

Plot details are unknown at this time, but the film is part of Warner Bros.' DC cinematic universe and will serve as the solo vehicle for the Green Lantern character, following his presumed appearances in the two Justice League films. This project does not have any connection to the 2011 Green Lantern film starring Ryan Reynolds and will be a reboot with a new actor in the role. Poster by Rob Keyes from art by Joe Steiner.

Fast & Furious 9 (2020)

May 22, 2020
Not Yet Rated
Action

The ninth installment in the Fast & Furious franchise. Official plot details have yet to be revealed.

Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)

February 14, 2020
Not Yet Rated
Action, Adventure

A live-action/CGI film adaptation of the Sonic the Hedgehog video games. Plots details are unavailable at this time.

The project was announced in 2014, with Sony backing. Deadpoool director Tim Miller signed on as executive producer in 2016, before the film moved from Sony to Paramount about a year later. Paramount announced an official theatrical release date for the movie in February 2018, with Jeff Fowler directing.

After backlash surrounding the character's live-action design, it was announced Sonic's look would be massively overhauled for the final film. In order to give the team time to complete the work, the release date was pushed back to February 2020.

Sonic the Hedgehog official trailer

Godzilla vs. Kong (2020)

March 13, 2020
Not Yet Rated
Action, Sci-Fi

A crossover movie set in the MonsterVerse cinematic universe that pits Godzilla against King Kong. Plot details are unknown for the time being.

Top Gun: Maverick/Top Gun 2 (2020)

June 26, 2020
Not Yet Rated
Action

A sequel to Top Gun in which Maverick is now a flight instructor, teaching the next generation of young, macho, pilots.

Filming got officially underway in California in May 2018. The movie premiered its first trailer at San Diego Comic-Con the following year.

Watch the Top Gun: Maverick Trailer

Cyborg (2020)

April 3, 2020
PG-13
Action, Sci-Fi

Plot is unknown. Film is part of DC Extended Universe and will be the solo vehicle for Cyborg, following his appearances in Batman V Superman and Justice League.

Another DC character set to star in a DC Extended Universe standalone film is Cyborg, portrayed by Ray Fisher. Nothing much is heard about the development of the Cyborg project which was announced in 2014 but recent news confirms that it still on track for a 2020 release.

In the DC Extended Universe Cyborg has already appeared in Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and he is also set to appear on Justice League: Part One and Justice League: Part Two.

Cyborg appeared first appeared in DC Comics Presents #26 as created by writer Marv Wolfman and artist George Perez released in October 1980. He was introduced as a member of the The New Teen Titans alongside Starfire, Raven and Beast Boy. They joined Original Teen Titan members and founders Robin, Wonder Girl and Kid Flash.

However in DC’s 2011 reboot he became a founding member of the Justice League. The DCEU will feature him alongside five of the seven original members of the JL namely Batman/Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck), Aquaman/Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa), The Flash/Barry Allen (Ezra Miller), Superman/Clark Kent (Henry Cavill) and Wonder Woman/Diana Prince (Gal Gadot).

Two original members, Green Lantern and Martian Manhunter do not seem to be included in the film although the former seems to be hinted at the trailer shown at Comic-Con.

Before he became Cyborg, Victor Stone is the son of Cyberdyne Systems employee, Dr. Silas Stone (Joe Morton). The father and son were briefly shown in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as was Aquaman and The Flash. They were shown in the laboratory where in Dr.  Stone was seen trying to save his son.

Cyborg is considered to be a lesser known character compared to the other members of JL and Morton but Morton revealed that audience will get to know the dynamics between the father and the son more in the upcoming Justice League film to be released in November 2017.

Dune (2020)

December 18, 2020
Not Yet Rated
Drama, Sci-Fi, Adventure

Feature adaptation of Frank Herbert's science fiction novel about the son of a noble family trying to avenge his father's death while saving a spice planet that he is entrusted to protect.

This film has been in development since 2016, when Oscar-nominated director Denis Villeneuve entered talks to call the shots. He signed on in 2017. Progress was made at various points in 2018 and 2019 as the film recruited its star-studded cast. Production is expected to begin in early 2019 and no official release date has been set.

The plan reportedly is for this film to cover the novel's first half, leaving the door open for possible sequels.

Artwork is from the 1984 film adaptation.

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Mulan (2020)

March 27, 2020
Not Yet Rated
Adventure

When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army to defend the country from Northern invaders, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honored warrior, steps in to take the place of her ailing father. Masquerading as a man, Hua Jun, she is tested every step of the way and must harness her inner-strength and embrace her true potential. It is an epic journey that will transform her into an honored warrior and earn her the respect of a grateful nation…and a proud father.

This is a live-action version of Disney's 1998 animated take on the centuries-old Chinese legend.

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Watch the Mulan Teaser Trailer

Bad Boys for Life (2020)

January 17, 2020
Not Yet Rated
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Bad Boys Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett are back together for one last ride.

Watch the Bad Boys for Life Trailer

Morbius (2020)

July 31, 2020
Not Yet Rated
Action, Sci-Fi, Horror

Biochemist Michael Morbius tries to cure himself of a rare blood disease, but he inadvertently infects himself with a form of vampirism instead.

Sony officially announced the film in November 2017, envisioning it as the next project in their Marvel franchise that started with 2018's Venom. Jared Leto signed on to star in June 2018, and production is scheduled to begin in early 2019.

The character of Morbius made his first comic book appearance in 1971's The Amazing Spider-Man #101.

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Halloween Kills (2020)

October 16, 2020
R
Thriller, Horror

The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues, in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween franchise.

This is a sequel to Halloween 2018. Artwork is from that film.

Bill and Ted 3/Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020)

August 21, 2020
Not Yet Rated
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Music

Two would-be rockers from San Dimas, California, were once told they'd save the universe during a time-traveling adventure, but find themselves as middle-aged dads still trying to crank out a hit song and fulfill their destiny.

This is the third installment of the Bill & Ted series, which began with Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure in 1989. The film lingered in development for a number of years, with the script initially being worked on in 2010. The project didn't really start to gain steam until 2018, when stars Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter were confirmed to reprise their iconic characters.