Although 2018 is winding down, there are still many exciting new movie releases coming up. Including biographies, animated movies, sequels, comic book characters, detectives and real life heroes, let’s take a look at ten of the most anticipated movies of the remainder of 2018.
Starring Remi Malek as Freddie Mercury, Bohemian Rhapsody is biographical film about legendary rock band Queen. The movie covers the time period leading up to the Live Aid performance in 1985 and centers around the lead singer, Freddie Mercury and his struggle with AIDS. The film also stars Mike Myers, Aiden Gillen, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy and Joseph Mazzello. It is said that the film had a difficult production, because initial director Bryan Singer became absent from filming, was subsequently fired and the director who finished the film only ended up with a producer credit. Bohemian Rhapsody will be available to see in theaters on November 2, 2018.
Releasing on November 2, 2018, Nobody’s Fool is Tyler Perry’s first R-rated comedy. The movie is starring Tiffany Haddish, Tika Sumpter, Omari Harwick, Mehcad Brooks, Amber Riley and Whoppi Goldberg. Nobody’s Fool is a comedy about a woman who was recently released from prison and tries to help her sister bring the man who cat-fished her to justice. The cast reported that Tyler Perry had a lot of fun during the filming and allowed a significant number of ad-libs to make it into the final film.
The Girl in the Spider’s Web
Based on the book by Steig Larsson, The Girl in the Spider’s Web is coming to the big screen on November 9, 2018. Claire Foy replaces Noomi Rapace as Lisbeth Salander in this sequel to The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. The film shows computer hacker Lisbeth Salander rescuing and helping other battered women exact retribution for their abuse. This installment of the series shows Lisbeth double-crossed by a client and further betrayed by a family member.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Taking place in J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is a highly anticipated movie coming to theaters on November 16, 2018. Directed by David Yates with a screenplay by J.K. Rowling, this is the second story in the Fantastic Beasts storyline. This film picks up after the end of the first movie, where Grindelwald has escaped custody and is putting followers together to help rule over the non-magical. Albus Dumbledore asks Newt Scamander, a former student, to help with the situation. The script was so secretive that the characters were given code names in case of a leak.
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Ralph Breaks the Internet is the sequel to the 2012 movie Wreck-It Ralph. Taking place inside of different video games, this animated movie follows Ralph and Vanellope through a wi-fi router into a brand new adventure. This Walt Disney Animation Studio movie will showcase all of the Disney Princesses in a much-anticipated cameo. The film stars John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman and will be out in theaters November 21, 2018.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse
Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse is an animated full-length movie based on the Marvel comic book. The movie stars Shameik Moore and Jake Johnson and is set to simultaneously premiere with an exclusive PlayStation 4 video game. The storyline explores alternative universes, all with their own Spider-person, all of them a different person bit by the same radio-active spider. Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse is set to release on December 14, 2018.
Mary Poppins Returns
Mary Poppins Returns is the sequel to Disney’s 1964 Mary Poppins. Mary Poppins is a fantastical nanny who appears right as a family needs her and disappears when she has straightened their lives up. Emily Blunt is portraying Mary Poppins in the new movie, set to come to theaters on December 19, 2018. Taking place 20 years after the end of the original movie and set in Depression-era London, Mary Poppins Returns chronicles Mary Poppins once again showing up to aid the Banks children.
Starring Jason Momoa as Aquaman, the Aquaman movie is the sixth movie in the DC Extended Universe franchise. Taking place after Justice League, Aquaman teams up with Mera, played by Amber Heard, to search for artifacts from Atlantis. During the course of the search, the pair is called upon to help defend the dry land from those who want to turn the whole world into Atlantis. Filmed in the Gold Coast of Queensland, Australia, Aquaman will be released on December 21, 2018.
Holmes and Watson
Starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly, this time the story of Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson is being told as a comedy. Will and John have starred in a couple of comedies together and have a great chemistry that we hope to see in this film. Holmes and Watson will be in theaters on December 21, 2018.
On the Basis of Sex
The Supreme Court is heavily in the media lately, providing a perfect backdrop for the biopic On the Basis of Sex. The story about Ruth Bader Ginsberg follows her through her landmark U.S. Court of Appeals case seeking to overturn gender discrimination. Felicity Jones will play Ruth Bader Ginsberg while Armie Hammer plays her husband Marty Ginsberg. Felicity was able to sit down with Ruth for dinner before filming began, to ask questions that would help her performance in the role and to get to know the Supreme Court Justice better.