From January to July, the Hollywood industry has had some of the greatest hits of its lifetime. Back-to-back releases only rendered the audience confused. Regarding which movie to watch first. Whether to watch movies in the theatres or should they wait for the OTT release.
The first half of the year saw the release of two of the worldwide hit movies. Barbie and Oppenheimer shook the world with their competition with each other. Both belonging to different genres, the release of the two movies together was a nice balance. We had the release of the Guardians Of the galaxy vol 3, Fast X, Mission Impossible, etc. However, the year is not over yet and we have some really amazing movies coming on our way.
Top 10 Upcoming Movies Of 2023
1. Red White And Royal Blue
Release Date: August 11; Genre: Romance, Comedy
Starring: Uma Thurman, Nicholas Galitzine, Taylor Zakhar Perez
About the movie: Yet another book adaptation, Red White and Royal Blue is a queer romance story. The movie follows the life of a Britain Prince and the Son of the US President. The duo starts their relationship in a scandal and to sort it out, they decide to sort it out by spending some time together. Watch this enemies-to-lovers love story unfold in front of your eyes only on Amazon Prime.
2. The Nun 2
Release Date: September 8; Genre: Horror
Starring: Storm Reid, Taissa Farmiga, and Anna Popplewell
About the movie: Another movie in the 8-part universe of The Conjuring. This movie will continue the story of the evil nun Valak. The Nun Part 1 however fell feeble when compared to the 2013 hit movie “The Conjuring”. Taissa Farmiga plays the role of the evil, haunting antagonist – The Nun.
3. The Creator
Release Date: September 29
Starring: John David Washington, Gemma Chan, Ralph Ineson, Allison Janney, and Ken Watanabe
About the movie: This movie is quite literally the comeback of director Gareth Edwards. After the star wars spin-off Rogue One, the director is back with yet another science fiction. As of now, only the cast and musicians are known.
4. Killers Of The Flower Moon
Release Date: October 6
Starring: Leonard DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, Jesse Plemons, Lily Gladstone, and Brendan Fraser
About the movie: Another movie is based on a book. This movie is directed by Martin Scorsese and is based on the books by David Grann. The storyline follows a series of murders in Oklahoma in the 1920s. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro, Killers of the Flower Moon was showcased at the Cannes Film Festival. And received a 9-minute-long standing ovation.
5. Dune: Part Two
Release Date: November 3
Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Zendaya, Charlotte Rampling, Javier Bardem, Florence Pugh, Austin Butler, Léa Seydoux, Christopher Walken
About the movie: Adaptation of the book Dune by Frank Herbert, the film is a sequel to the first part. The second movie is the conclusion movie of the first one which will give an end to the Dune Universe. With a multi-talented cast and crew, Dune part 2 is easily one of the most anticipated movies of 2023. The visually pleasing world of Dune released its first version of the movie in 2021.
Release Date: November 3
Starring: Colman Domingo, Chris Rock, Glynn Turman, Audra McDonald, Aml Ameen, CCH Pounder, Michael Potts, Bill Irwin, and Da’Vine Joy Randolph
About the movie: Directed by George C Wolfe, Rustin follows the life of the gay civil rights activist, Bayard Rustin. The movie’s details are not revealed yet. However, we know that Colman Domingo plays the lead of Rustin in the movie.
7. The Marvels
Release Date: November 10
Starring: Brie Larson, Iman Vellani, Teyonah Parris, and Samuel L. Jackson
About the movie: The marvel universe has expanded itself beyond galaxies. And there is always a character who saves all these different universes and galaxies. The Marvels follows the journey of three characters. Captain Marvel, Ms. Marvel, and Monica Rambeau. The Marvels would be a sequel to the 2019 movie, Captain Marvel.
8. The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
Release Date: November 17
Starring: Tom Blyth, Rachel Zegler, Hunter Schafer, Jason Schwartzman, Burn Gorman, Peter Dinklage, and Viola Davis
About the movie: Suzanne Collins is the author of the famous Hunger Games book series. While the world spun around Hunger Games from 2012 to 2015, the franchise is back for another movie. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is the prequel to the series of movies that starred Jennifer Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth. Viola Davis reprises her role as the main antagonist in the movie.
Release Date: November 22
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Vanessa Kirby, and Tahar Rahim
About the movie: Joaquin Phoenix is back on screen with the Ridley Scott movie titled Napoleon. The movie features the story of the French Ruler, Napoleon Bonaparte, and his rise to power. This movie will continue Scott’s journey of historical cinema and storytelling. Gladiator saw the power duo of Joaquin and Scott and we are sure the magic of the duo together will be a treat to the eyes.
Release Date: December 15
Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Keegan-Michael Key, Sally Hawkins, Matt Lucas, Natasha Rothwell, Olivia Colman, and Rowan Atkinson
About the movie: Timothée Chalamet is on top of his game with two of his movies being on the top 10 anticipated movies list. Wonka will look forward to the journey of a grown-up Willy Wonka played by Chalamet. The cast consists of some of the finest British actors who are guaranteed of making the movie a fantastical experience.
2023 is full of surprises and highly anticipated movies. With wonderful casts, characters, and crew, these movies are bound to have us on the edge of our seats.