The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has caused many studios to delay the release of their blockbuster, thereby making the film market in 2020 not really exciting, if not too bleak. However, this also means that 2021 will see a fierce battle at the box office, with a series of works that have been expected for too long to be continuously broadcast, of course if the epidemic progresses. in a more positive direction.
In particular, it is impossible not to mention the sci-fi movies (sci-fi), which are very popular in recent years. Based on data from the statistics table of the popularity of the movie by the prestigious site IMDb Here are 10 sci-fi names that are worth looking forward to and will probably be a boost for cinema to explode again after a poor year.
Free Guy – May 2021
In the comedy-action fantasy film Free Guy, Ryan Reynolds will play the NPC (non-playable character) in an online open-world game. Every day, he still repeats the work in a boring way, even got in a traffic accident and then wakes up the next day and goes to work as usual. That helps him gradually realize the nature of his existence, then decide from there to stir up Free City and exit the game before it dies.
In addition to Ryan Reynolds, Free Guy also has the presence of some familiar names such as Jodie Comer, Joe Keery and director / screenwriter Taika Waititi. In addition, some famous Internet stars like Ninja, Alex Trebek, Pokimane, Jacksepticeye or LazerBeam will also appear in this movie.
As scheduled, Free Guy will premiere in May 2021. You can watch the trailer of this movie again here.
Chaos Walking – March 5, 2021
Based on the science fiction novel The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness, Chaos Walking is set on a planet called New World. This is what can be considered as a “manly country”, where people can hear and even see each other’s thoughts (described as “Noise”).
Things quickly change 180 degrees when Todd, a young man living here, stumbles upon a girl of the same age from another planet, whom he cannot read his mind. This has made him extremely curious, and it seems fate has pushed the two together to uncover the secret behind the concept of “Noise”.
Chaos Walking will gather a lot of young stars that are loved by many audiences today, with two main roles assigned to Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley. This movie is scheduled to hit theaters on March 5, 2021, and you can watch the trailer again here.
Black Widow – May 7, 2021
Black Widow will be the first movie in phase 4 of the MCU, revealing a little about Natasha Romanoff’s past as well as what she went through after the events of Captain America: Civil War and before joining Infinity. War. This time, instead of side with the Avengers, Natasha will return to Russia to join forces with her former teammates and fight against a terrible plot to take over the Red Room spy academy. This is also the place where super warriors like Natasha have been trained, at the same time she won the title of Black Widow.
Black Widow will welcome the return of Scarlett Johansson, along with a number of new faces like Florence Pugh, David Harbor or Rachel. This movie is scheduled to hit theaters on May 7, 2021, a year later than the original plan of Marvel Studios. You can watch the trailer of Black Widow again here.
Godzilla vs. Kong – May 21, 2021
After many delays, Warner Bros. finally. has also “closed” the release date for Godzilla vs. Kong. The fierce battle between 2 of the most ferocious monsters MonsterVerse has been expected by many fans for so long, especially after the success of the series such as Godzilla (2014), Kong: Skull Island (2017) and Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019).
Godzilla vs. Kong will have the participation of many famous stars that are loved by many audiences, including Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown and Rebecca Hall. In accordance with the new strategy of Warner Bros., this film will be released in parallel at a number of theaters that are allowed to open and on the HBO Max platform, on May 21, 2021.
Mortal Kombat – April 16, 2021
Mortal Kombat is a reboot for the world’s second most classic action series, built on the same name fighting game franchise that has been associated with the childhood of many generations. This movie promises to bring many action scenes, martial arts that are extremely thrilling, satisfying and even a horror part, true to the spirit of the game.
To date, Mortal Kombat has not released an official trailer at all. All viewers are told is that this film will be produced by James Wan with the lead role assigned to Ludi Lin. Mortal Kombat will be released in theaters and on HBO Max on April 16, 2021.
The Suicide Squad – August 6, 2021
The Suicide Squad is director James Gunn’s first film for the DC Extended Cinema Universe (DCEU), revolving around a group of criminals but working for the government to destroy an abandoned Nazi prison. This movie also welcomed a number of new faces compared to the 2016 premiere, including Idris Elba (Bloodsport) and Peter Davidson (Blackguard). Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney will return to play the familiar Harley Quinn and Captain Boomerang.
The Suicide Squad will release in theaters and on HBO Max on August 6, 2021.
The Matrix 4 – December 22, 2021
After nearly two decades since the 3rd installment of The Matrix came out, Warner Bros. has caused the world to suddenly publicize its plans to produce Matrix 4 by the end of 2019. This legendary Franchise sci-fi will welcome the return of director duo Lilly Wachowski & Lana Wachowski, along with familiar faces like Keanu Reeves (Neo) and Carrie-Anne Moss (Trinity).
This movie is scheduled to hit theaters and release on HBO Max on December 22, 2021.
Boss Level – Release date unknown
Boss Level is a highly anticipated action film on the Hulu streaming platform, described by director Joe Carnahan as a Groundhog Day classic, but with more kicking scenes. Mel Gibson will play the main role – a soldier in the special task force now retired, but constantly tormented and revenge by his days of murder.
Besides, Boss Level will have the participation of some big names such as Frank Grillo, Michelle Yeoh, Naomi Watts and Ken Jeong. This drama has not yet set a specific broadcast date.
Dune – October 1, 2021
This is probably one of the movies sci-fi devotees cannot miss in 2021. Based on the classic novel of the same name by Frank Herbert, this film revolves around Paul Atreides, son of the public. deprived Leto, along with his clan on a journey to the barren planet Arrakis to mine melange. However, that is essentially just a trap set up by the Harkonnen family to kill the Atreides family in a war for power.
The original is intriguing, Dune also offers an impeccable cast, including big names like Oscar Isaac, Timothée Chalamet, Jason Momoa, Josh Brolin and even rising stars like Zendaya. This movie is scheduled to premiere in theaters and on HBO Max on October 1, 2021. You can watch the Dune trailer again here.
Spider-Man 3 – December 17, 2021
Although there is no official title, the sequel to Spider-Man: Far From Home (temporarily referred to as Spider-Man 3) has attracted a lot of attention from fans in the second half of December 2020. . The reason is that many familiar faces in previous Spider-Man movies have confirmed to participate in this blockbuster. Including Jamie Foxx (Electro of The Amazing Spider-Man 2) and Alfred Molina (Doctor Octopus of Spider-Man 2 in 2004).
Besides, there are many rumors that the two spiders at one time, Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield are also negotiating with Marvel Studios to participate in Tom Holland’s third private film. If successful, this film will probably take the concept of parallel universe as the main content, and at the same time opens a lot of development directions for Marvel Studios (and Sony) in the future.
As expected, Spider-Man 3 will hit theaters on December 17, 2021.
According to ScreenRant