You don’t want to miss these highly anticipated films that will be released in 2023
Due to the corona pandemic, many film productions have been at a standstill for a long time. As a result, recently there may have been a little less than you are used to. Fortunately, that will change in 2023, because many films that have been planned for a long time can finally be admired. For example, there will be a fourth part of John Wick, Magic Mike is also back and there will be a film from the popular series Luther.
1. THE LITTLE MERMAID
When we talk about long-awaited films, The Little Mermaid definitely belongs in this list. This live-action remake of the popular 1989 Disney animated film should have premiered in 2020. However, due to the pandemic, production was significantly delayed. Fortunately, in 2023 you can finally admire the film with Halle Bailey as Ariel.
The Little Mermaid is released on May 26, 2023.
2. MAGIC MIKE’S LAST DANCE
After nearly eight years, Channing Tatum is back in the role of Mike Lane aka Magic Mike for a new movie. In Magic Mike’s Last Dance , Mike returns to his work as a stripper after a long break. He leaves for London with a very wealthy socialite (played by Salma Hayek) to organize a big theater show there.
Magic Mike’s Last Dance is out on February 9, 2023.
3. JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 4
The John Wick series will also receive a new part in 2023. In John Wick: Chapter 4 , Keanu Reeves returns as the legendary former assassin John Wick. Like the previous parts, Chapter 4 promises to be an exciting action-packed movie where Wick has to fight against new and old enemies.
John Wick: Chapter 4 will be released on March 24, 2023.
Many songs, series and animation films have already appeared about Barbie, but now there will also be a live-action film about the popular doll. Margot Robbie plays Barbie and Ryan Gosling plays her boyfriend Ken in this romantic comedy. The story revolves around a doll who has to leave Barbieland because she is not perfect enough. She then goes on an adventure in the real world and discovers that life is about much more than just your looks.
Barbie will be released on July 21, 2023.
James Wan, the filmmaker behind successful horror film series such as Saw, Insidious and The Conjouring, comes with a new terrifying film: M3GAN. The film revolves around the lifelike puppet M3gan who is programmed to develop into a child’s best friend. Her developer Gemma decides to try a prototype of the doll on her niece, but that goes completely wrong.
M3GAN will be released on January 5, 2023.
6. CREED III
In 2023, Michael B. Jordan returns as boxer Adonis ‘Donnie’ Creed in the third film of the successful Creed series. Jordan not only plays the lead role again in this film, he also makes his debut as a director this time. In Creed 3 , Creed enjoys a quiet life with his family and career. However, that peace is disturbed when an old acquaintance of his shows up: his childhood friend Damien, who has just spent eighteen years in prison and is struggling with quite a few feelings of revenge.
CREED III will be released on March 3, 2023.
7. HOUSE PARTY
Want to have a good laugh? House Party is probably the perfect movie for you then. This reboot of the 1990s film series revolves around two laid-off cleaners who, during their last job, decide to throw a house party at the luxury villa they have to clean. But then discover they’re at the home of basketball legend LeBron James…
House Party is out on January 12, 2023.
8. SCREAM 6
You may wonder if five parts of Scream aren’t enough already, but a sixth part of the horror film will be released in 2023. In Scream 6 , Wednesday actress Jenna Ortega, who also appeared in Scream 5 , plays the lead role. This time the film is set in New York, where the four survivors of the previous Scream film hope to start over. Unfortunately for them, Ghostface has traveled to the Big Apple to terrorize everyone during Halloween.
Scream 6 will be released on March 10, 2023.
9. LUTHER: THE FALLEN SUN
Fans have had to wait a long time, but in 2023 Luther is really coming back! Although there were rumors for a while that Idris Elba would stop acting, the Briton is far from done making films and series. In March, he can be seen again as detective John Luther in Luther: The Fallen Sun. The film is a sequel to the popular five-part BBC series Luther.
Luther: The Fallen Sun. March 2023.
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— Idris Elba (@idriselba) December 26, 2022
10. BLACK LOTUS
From April 13, none other than Rico Verhoeven can be admired on the silver screen. The kickboxer has a role in the American film Black Lotus. Verhoeven plays special forces officer Matteo Donner, who struggles with feelings of guilt after losing his friend during a mission. When he has wandered around the world for a while, he comes back to Amsterdam and finds out that his deceased friend’s daughter has been kidnapped.
Black Lotus will be released on April 13, 2023.
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