Book a date with hottest movies this summer
As if the temperature is not soaring enough, these top movies are set to scorch box-office window this season
This is the ‘Snow White And The Huntsman’ sequel though there is no Snow White in it. And so there's no Kristen Stewart too. Instead, the story is going to centre on Chris Hemsworth's Huntsman, with Charlize Theron returning too as the villain. Jessica Chastain, Emily Blunt, Nick Frost, Sheridan Smith and Alexandra Roach are also aboard.
Captain America: Civil War
The latest instalment of the Marvel series pits hero against hero as Captain America and Iron Man square off. ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ co-directors Anthony and Joe Russo return for the most hero-filled Marvel movie to date, uniting Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Rudd, and introducing Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther and Tom Holland as Spider-Man.
The Nice Guys
Drool! Drool! When the movie stars Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling, who cares if they play nice or not. The movie is described as a noir crime drama. Set in 1970s Los Angeles, down-on-his-luck private eye Holland March (Ryan Gosling) and hired enforcer Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe) must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. During their investigation, they uncover a shocking conspiracy that reaches up to the highest circles of power.
The game’s already very popular, no doubt the movie too has been creating a lot of buzz. And hopefully, it will reveal why these birds are so angry! It features a voice cast led by Jason Sudeikis as Red, a hot-headed bird with a sarcastic attitude, and also includes Josh Gad, Danny McBride, Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph, Kate McKinnon, Keegan-Michael Key, Tony Hale and Peter Dinklage. Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis direct the film.
After, record-breaking hit 'X-Men: Days of Future Past', director Bryan Singer returns with 'X-Men: Apocalypse'. Since the dawn of civilisation, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel's X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto (Michael Fassbender), to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign.
Alice In Wonderland: Through The Looking Glass
This is a follow-up to the 2010 blockbuster ‘Alice in Wonderland’. However, Tim Burton's not around for the sequel, and instead Disney has handed the job to ‘The Muppets’ director James Bobin. Johnny Depp, Anna Hathaway, Mia Wasikowska and Helena Bonham Carter lead the cast, with Linda Woolverton on screenplay duties.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
The sequel to the 2014 hit movie based on the comic characters created by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird will once again be produced by Michael Bay and Platinum Dunes. This time, Jonathan Liebesman is passing the director's chair on to ‘Earth To Echo’s Dave Green. Megan Fox and Will Arnett are returning, whilst Arrow's Stephen Amell will be playing Casey Jones.
The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist
James Wan returns to horror, with a sequel to ‘The Conjuring’, which itself snagged $318m off a $20m production budget back in 2013. The sequel is going by the name of ‘The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist’, and the writers of the first movie, Chad and Carey Hayes, have penned the second. Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga will be reprising their roles too. It's going to be loosely based on a true story once again, and production starts this summer.
Make way for an epic adventure of world-colliding conflict based on Blizzard Entertainment’s global phenomenon. The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: Orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people and their home.
Finding Dory - 17 June
‘Finding Dory’ takes place about a year after the first film, and features returning favorites Marlin, Nemo and the Tank Gang, among others. Set in part along the California coastline, the story also welcomes a host of new characters, including a few who will prove to be a very important part of Dory’s life.
The Legend of Tarzan - 1 July
It has been years since the man once known as Tarzan (Alexander Skarsgård) left the jungles of Africa behind for a gentrified life as John Clayton III, Lord Greystoke, with his beloved wife, Jane (Margot Robbie) at his side. Now, he has been invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary of Parliament, unaware that he is a pawn in a deadly convergence of greed and revenge, masterminded by the Belgian, Captain Leon Rom (Christoph Waltz). But those behind the murderous plot have no idea what they are about to unleash.
If you're looking for the 2016 movie that's already created a lot of news, then it surely is Paul Feig's new 'Ghostbusters' film. The movie is being headlined by Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Katie McKinnon and Leslie Jones. The original 'Ghostbusters' was Sony's top-grossing film ever until 'Men in Black', let's see if the new one can do same wonders.
Ice Age 5: Collision Course
Scrat’s epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the Ice Age World. To save themselves, Sid, Manny, Diego, and the rest of the herd must leave their home and embark on a quest full of comedy and adventure, travelling to exotic new lands and encountering a host of colourful new characters. The movie stars returning cast members Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Queen Latifah, Seann William Scott, Josh Peck, Simon Pegg, Keke Palmer, Wanda Sykes, and Jennifer Lopez.
Jason Bourne 4
Matt Damon returns to his most iconic role as Jason Bourne in the fifth installment of Universal Pictures’ Bourne franchise. Director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum, Captain Phillips) also returns for this much-anticipated chapter, and Frank Marshall again produces alongside Jeffrey Weiner for Captivate Entertainment. Greengrass, Damon, Gregory Goodman and Ben Smith also produce. The action-thriller is written by Greengrass and Christopher Rouse.
This is a tale of a young London girl and the mysterious Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, ‘The BFG’ (Big Friendly Giant) was published in 1982 and has been enchanting readers of all ages ever since.
A team of the world’s most dangerous, incarcerated super villains, are armed by the government and sent on a mission to defeat an enigmatic enemy. But they discover they weren’t picked to succeed but chosen for their culpability when the mission inevitably fails. Suicide Squad takes place several months after the events in ‘Batman v Superman’, and The Joker has already had many battles with Batman over the previous years.