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  • 2020 has hardly begun and people are already talking about this year’s movies. A lot new ones coming out in cinema this year – most of them are remakes or sequels. Let’s take a look at this year’s most anticipated movies!


    Pixar’s back! Its last release was Toy Story 4, but this one isn’t a sequel. Onward is set on a different planet and is about two children who embark on a quest to see if there’s any magic left to save their father.

    Genre: Animation, adventure, comedy
    Director: Dan Scanlon
    Cast: Tom Holland, Chris Pratt & Julia-Louis Dreyfus
    Release: 4 March 2020


    The last time we saw Mulan defeating the Huns, was more than 20 years ago. In this time of Disney remakes, Mulan couldn’t be left behind. There won’t be any songs, Mushu won’t appear but that might just make the story of a girl fighting with men amongst men even more important.

    Genre: Action, adventure, drama
    Director: Niki Caro
    Cast: Yifei Liu, Donnie Yen & Jet Li
    Release: 26 March 2020

    No Time to Die

    Daniel Craig says goodbye to James Bond after this film, but that doesn’t mean that this one won’t be good. Classic James Bond – Italy, Jamaica, a mysterious villain and expensive cars and gadgets.

    Genre: Action & adventure
    Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga
    Cast: Daniel Craig, Rami Malek, Ana de Armas, Léa Seydoux, Billy Magnussen & more
    Release: 2 April 2020

    Black Widow

    The first time we got a glimpse of Black Widow was back in 2010 and we’ve seen a lot more of her in the years following, but never a movie just about her. That will change very soon! Set between the adventures of Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Infinity War, we’ll see what Natasha Romanoff has been up to.

    Genre: Action, adventure, sci-fi
    Director: Cate Shortland
    Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, Rachel Weisz & David Harbour
    Release: 29 April 2020

    Wonder Woman 1984

    Wonder Woman got her own movie in 2017, in which we saw her defeat the bad guys in the First World War. Now she’s back defending the world in 1984!

    Genre: Action, adventure, fantasy
    Director: Patty Jenkins
    Cast: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Pedro Pascal & more
    Release: 4 June 2020


    Christopher Nolan is known for his action-filled movies with sci-fi elements. This won’t be any different. A story evolving around espionage, time-travel and evolution.

    Genre: Action, drama, thriller
    Director: Christopher Nolan
    Cast: John David Washington, Rober Pattinson, Kenneth Branagh & Michael Caine
    Release: 16 July 2020

    Top Gun: Maverick

    My parents grew up watching the original Top Gun, and loved it. More than 30 years later, Pete Mitchell is back as a courageous test pilot in the Navy.

    Genre: Action, drama
    Director: Joseph Kosinski
    Cast: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly & Val Kilmer
    Release: 16 July 2020


    We closed Marvel’s Phase 3 with Spider-Man: Far from Home but Phase 4 is on its way! Black Widow will be the first, but Eternals will follow later on this year. The Eternals are immortal beings who once lived on Earth. The exact plot is unknown at this point.

    Genre: Action, adventure, drama
    Director: Chloé Zhao
    Cast: Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Salma Hayek, Kumail Janjiani, Gemma Chan & Kit Harington
    Release: 4 November 2020


    Hey look, another remake! The original Dune is from 1984, based on a book from Frank Herbert. Set in another galaxy, a family is set to protect the most valuable asset in the galaxy. Denis Villeneuve has managed to get a huge cast for his film!

    Genre: Adventure, drama, sci-fi
    Director: Denis Villeneuve
    Cast: Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Jason Momoa, Oscar Isaac & many more
    Release: 17 December 2020

    West Side Story

    If I were to name three classic musicals, I wouldn’t leave out West Side Story. It’s been almost SIXTY years since we last saw the Sharks and the Jets on the big screen, but they’re all back with a new cast and Steven Spielberg as the director.

    Genre: Crime, drama, musical
    Director: Steven Spielberg
    Cast: Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez & Rita Moreno
    Release: 17 December 2020

    So this concludes the list of most anticipated movies. A lot of superhero ones, but these are always enjoyed by lots of people. Which movie are you most looking forward to? Let me know in the comments!

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