2019 is indeed promising to be the most exciting year in terms of TV series and movie releases. Most of you are already fangirling over the “Avengers: Endgame” trailer and others over the 8th season of “Game of Thrones”.
The upcoming year is especially jam-packed with superhero movie releases (DC, Marvel, you name it!) With so many movies releasing left and right, it is going to be hard to keep track of them all. So here is a list of 9 upcoming super-hero movies that will make you wish for 2019 to hurry up:
This movie is indeed the talk of the town these days with the electrifying official trailer out on YouTube. Avengers: Endgame is a sequel of the blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War, and the final movie of the series. This movie will end the suspense of the prequel and has the entire population of Marvel fans anticipating and talking about “what next?”
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johannson, Chris Evans.
Release Date: April 26, 2019
“Captain Marvel” promises to be yet another gem of the Marvel Universe movies. This movie follows one of the mightiest female superheroes of the Marvel universe- Carol Danvers or Captain Marvel. A former U.S. fighter pilot, Carol goes on to become of one the mightiest heroes of the galaxy after joining an elite Kree military team called “Starforce”. However, when Earth is caught in the middle of an intergalactic war, Carol unravels many secrets about her identity and hidden superpowers.
Cast: Brie Larson, Samuel Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Clark Gregg, Jude Law.
Release Date: March 8, 2019.
Spiderman: Far From Home
A sequel of “Spiderman: Homecoming”, this movie is based in a timeline following the events of “Avengers: Endgame”. After Peter Parker is done and dusted with “Avengers: Endgame”, he goes to Europe on a summer vacation with his friends. However, the vacation turns out to be yet another test of his superpowers when he finds himself face to face with Mysterio.
Cast: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Jon Favreau, Zendaya, Marisa Tomei
Release Date: July 5, 2019.
Based on Mike Mignola’s comic “Hellboy”, this movie is going to be a darker and more accurate version of the earlier two adaptations of the movie in 2004 and 2008. “Hellboy” is about a half-demon, the son of a human witch and a demon from hell, who is summoned to Earth by a Nazi officer through a satanic ritual. Finding himself stuck between the worlds of supernatural and human, Hellboy goes on to become a dedicated paranormal investigator.
Cast: David Harbour, Milla Jovovich, Ian McShane, Sasha Lane, Daniel Dae Kim.
Release Date: April 12, 2019.
This lighthearted superhero film is something out of the “Back To The Future” era and is based on a DC comic of the same name. Billy Batson, a normal 14-year-old foster-kid finds himself in the possession of brazen superpowers. After a subway car transports Billy into a different realm, he is blessed with superpowers by a wizard. Every time Billy says the word “Shazam”, he turns into an adult superhero. Together with his foster brother, Billy now has to save the world from the evil Dr. Sivanna using his newfound powers.
Cast: Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Mark Strong, Jack Dylan Grazer, Grace Fulton
Release Date: April 5, 2019.
X-Men: Dark Pheonix
This movie is a sequel to the movie “X-Men: Apocalypse” based on Marvel comic characters, the X-men. The premise of this movie is almost a decade following the events of the 2016 prequel. When a solar flare hits Jean Grey during a rescue mission in space, she develops incredible powers that turn her into a deadly Pheonix. Now her fellow X-Men have to make a choice between their team member and the lives of the rest of the world.
Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Sophie Turner
Release Date: June 7, 2019.
Glass is the third movie after “Unbreakable” and “Split” and is a gripping sequel of the two. It continues the plot of “Split” while merging it with the characters and the storyline of “Unbreakable”. This irresistible combination makes the movie a highly promising thriller and a definite must-watch. After the events of Split, David Dunn pursues the superhuman figure of The Beast, with Mr. Glass acting as the orchestrator holding back some dark secrets.
Cast: James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Anya Taylor-Joy, Sarah Paulson, Samuel L. Jackson
Release Date: January 18, 2019.
Everybody praises the hero and despises the villain, but no one ever cares to listen to the villain’s point of view. “Joker” is a superhero film revolving around the DC comic character Joker, the arch-enemy of Batman. The movie revolves around how a failed stand-up comedian turns to a life of crime after being shunned and disregarded by the society and turns into “Joker”, a villain feared by all.
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Bill Camp, Frances Conroy
Release Date: October 4, 2019.
New Mutants is another product of the Marvel Universe based on X-Men. The movie revolves around five new mutants trapped in a facility against their will, who are recently discovering their hidden abilities. While trapped, they fight to escape their past sins and the facility using their powers and helping each other.
Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Maisie Williams, Charlie Heaton, Henry Zaga, Blu Hunt
Release Date: August 2, 2019.