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X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019)

June 7, 2019
PG-13
Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure

Jean Grey begins to develop incredible powers that corrupt and turn her into a Dark Phoenix. Now the X-Men will have to decide if the life of a team member is worth more than all the people living in the world.

This film is a continuation of the rebooted X-Men film series that began with 2011's X-Men: First Class. It's a direct sequel to X-Men: Apocalypse, which first introduced new versions of characters like Jean Grey, Cyclops, and Storm. Similar to the other installments, Dark Phoenix is a period piece that takes place in the 1990s - continuing the trend of each X-Men film taking place in a different decade. Director Simon Kinberg is making his debut with the movie. Production started in June 2017 and wrapped October of that year.

Dark Phoenix was originally scheduled for release in November 2018, but was pushed back as Fox reorganized their lineup.

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

May 31, 2019
PG-13
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

The crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah.

This is the latest installment in Legendary's MonsterVerse and is the sequel to 2014's Godzilla. It was officially announced by the studio after the first film opened in theaters, and the expectation was director Gareth Edwards would return. Edwards departed the project in 2016 and Mike Dougherty was hired as a replacement in 2017. Production on the film ran from June - September 2017.

The movie was originally planned for release in June 2018, but Warner Bros. pushed it back to 2019.

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Aladdin (2019)

May 24, 2019
PG
Comedy, Adventure, Family

A kindhearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

This is the latest in Disney's growing line of live-action remakes of their animated classics. It was officially confirmed to be in development in 2016, when Guy Ritchie was announced as director. Principal photography began in September 2017 and ran until January 2018.

The original Aladdin was released in 1992 and grossed $217.3 million at the domestic box office. It won two Oscars, including Best Original Song for "A Whole New World."

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Men in Black International (2019)

June 14, 2019
PG-13
Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization.

This is the latest installment in the Men in Black franchise, which began with the original film in 1997. After the conclusion of that trilogy in 2012, Sony toyed with possible concepts to revive the property, including a crossover with the popular Jump Street reboot. Ultimately, the studio decided to go with a soft reboot starring new leads. In 2018, Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson signed on to star and the supporting cast followed shortly after that. Production began in July of that year and concluded in October 2018.

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Rocketman (2019)

May 31, 2019
R
Drama, Biography, Fantasy

The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

This film first entered development back in 2011 and has had several rumored names attached. At one point, James McAvoy was to play Elton John, and later it was Tom Hardy's role. Paramount officially green lit Rocketman in April of 2018, with Taron Egerton cast in the lead role. It will be released in May 2019.

Elton John is one of the most popular musical artists of all-time. In his career, he has sold more than 300 million records and received five Grammy awards. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994.

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Brightburn (2019)

May 24, 2019
R
Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror

What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?

The film was officially announced back in 2017, when it was referred to as simply an untitled horror movie from Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn (who serves as producer on Brightburn). The cast rounded into shape in March 2018 before filming began.

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The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019)

June 7, 2019
PG
Comedy, Adventure, Animation

The film continues the story of Max and his pet friends, following their secret lives after their owners leave them for work or school each day. This is the sequel to 2016's The Secret Life of Pets.

The Secret Life of Pets 2 was officially announced in 2016. Louis C.K., who voiced Max in the original, is not returning due to the sexual misconduct allegations he faced in 2017.

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Shaft (2019)

June 14, 2019
R
Action, Crime

John Shaft Jr., a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, enlists his father's help to uncover the truth behind his best friend's untimely death.

This project officially moved through the pipeline in 2017 with the hiring of director Tim Story. Shortly after, the principal cast started to come together, including Samuel L. Jackson and Jessie Usher. Filming started in February 2018. Shaft is billed as the latest installment in the Shaft film franchise and will operate as a sequel to the 2000 film.

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Booksmart (2019)

May 24, 2019
R
Comedy

Two academic superstars and best friends who, on the eve of their high school graduation, realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.

The film was officially announced in February 2018 and the cast filled out shortly after. Production began in May 2018. This is Olivia Wilde's directorial debut.

Booksmart premiered at the 2019 SXSW Festival before it opened in theaters.

Ma (2019)

May 31, 2019
R
Thriller, Horror

In this new psychological horror-thriller from Tate Taylor and Blumhouse, a lonely woman befriends a group of teenagers and decides to let them party at her house. Just when the kids think their luck couldn't get any better, things start happening that make them question the intention of their host.

The film was first announced in February 2018 when Octavia Spencer was cast in the lead. Production started that month and ran until March 2018.

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The Dead Don't Die (2019)

June 14, 2019
R
Comedy, Horror

A horror-comedy film about a small town investigating a zombie outbreak.

This movie was first announced in 2018, after Bill Murray, Adam Driver, and the rest of the cast signed on. Production began in New York during July of that year.

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Always Be My Maybe (2019)

May 31, 2019
PG-13
Comedy, Romance

A pair of childhood friends end up falling for each other when they grow up.

Late Night (2019)

June 7, 2019
R
Drama, Comedy

A late-night talk show host suspects that she may soon be losing her long-running show.

The film has been in development since 2016, when Paul Feig was originally going to direct. Nisha Ganatra signed on in 2017, and the cast rounded into shape during 2018. Principal photography commenced in April of that year.

Late Night had its premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival before its theatrical release.