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Most-Awaited 2023 Movies, Brings You Thrill, Horror, And Fairy World, You Just Can’t Miss

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The past couple of years has witnessed more upheavals in the Hollywood film industry. The changes, so made, have incorporated combinations of both theatrical and digital strategies. The trend seems to continue in the next year but will also witness some smashing hits in 2023. Here’s a list of some of the top upcoming movies in 2023 which are worth watching.

Magic Mike’s Last Dance

Magic Mike’s Last Dance
Magic Mike’s Last Dance

Director: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: Channing Tatum, Salma Hayek, Gavin Spokes, Caitlin Gerard

Release Date: February 10, 2023

Channing Tatum takes off his clothes for Steven Soderbergh, following 2015’s Magic Mike XXL. Tatum’s Mike has a hard time and journeys to London to fulfill the request of a wealthy woman (Salma Hayek) and will eventually discover her covert plans.

Creed III

Creed III
Creed III

Director: Michael B. Jordan 

Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson, Jonathan Majors, Phylicia Rashad

Release Date: March 3, 2023

Michael B. Jordan has made his directorial debut with the third movie in the spin-off franchise of Rocky. Jordan plays the role of the son of Rocky’s nemesis turned friend Apollo Creed in Creed III. Though not much has been revealed for the next chapter, Jonathan Majors might play Adonis’ rival in the ring. Tessa Thompson and Phylicia Rashad will reappear as Adonis’ girlfriend and mother respectively.

John Wick: Chapter 4

John Wick Chapter 4
John Wick Chapter 4

Director: Chad Stahelski

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Lance Reddick, Ian McShane, Donnie Yen, Bill Skarsgård, Hiroyuki Sanada

Release Date: March 24, 2023

Keanu Reeve’s iconic blockbuster action franchise will be in theaters two years later than the supposed initial release due to Covid-19 delay. There is not much revealed about the film but the director, but apart from the fact that John Wick confronts the High Table in the next, the director, Chad Stahelski, has said that the film is not a “happy ending” for the central character.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Director: James Gunn

Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Pom Klmentieff, Will Poulter, Elizabeth Debicki

Release date: May 5, 2023

James Gunn, writer, and director, has followed his 2021 movie, The Suicide Squad, with the latest Guardians movie. He now has assured an entertainment package with Chris Pratt and a comedic gig with other actors. Will Poulter plays Adam Warlock, who appeared in the post-credits at the end of Vol. 2.

Fast X

Fast X
Fast X

Director: Justin Lin

Starring: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Ludacris, Nathalie Emmanuel

Release: May 19, 2023

The Fast and Furious franchise, with their tenth film in the series, is expected to be of the fastest speed with extraordinary cars and stunts. Part 2 of the tenth installment will be released in 2024 and is expected to be the last in the Franchise. The plot of the film has not yet been revealed but Fast and Furious is all about the thrill.  

The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid

Director: Rob Marshall

Starring: Halle Bailey, Jonah Hauer-King, Melissa McCarthy, Javier Bardem, Daveed Diggs, Awkwafina

Release date: May 26, 2023

Disney’s live-action remake, The Little Mermaid, is one of the most anticipated films of Disney with an amazing cast- Melissa McCarthy (Ursula), Awkwafina (Scuttle), and Javier Bardem (King Triton) along with Halle Bailey as Ariel will put on her fins. 

Barbie 

Barbie
Barbie

Director: Greta Gerwig

Starring: Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling

Release date: July 21, 2023

Following her adaptation of Little Women, director Greta Gerwig is back to garnish the Barbie land with its most famous doll Barbie (Margot Robbie) as she is forbidden from it and has come to the normal human world.

Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning, Part One

Mission Impossible - Dead Reckoning, Part One
Mission Impossible – Dead Reckoning, Part One

Starring: Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Vanessa Kirby, Henry Czerny, Hayley Atwell, Pom Klementieff, Shea Whigham, Esai Morales

Release date: July 14, 2023

COVID-19 has pushed the next two installments of the Mission Impossible franchise ahead with M:1 7 to be released in 2023 and M:I 8 in 2024. With Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning, Part One, Tom Cruise will have played the lead Ethan Hunt for 27 years. The film sees earlier cast- Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Vanessa Kirby, Henry Czerny, Hayley Atwell, Pom Klementieff, and Shea Whigham, with Esai Morales in a negative role. 

The Nun 2

The Nun 2
The Nun 2

Director: Michael Chaves

Starring: Bonnie Aarons

Release date: September 8, 2023

As the Conjuring Universe expands, the audience will have a sequel to the 2018 horror film, The Nun. This will take you four years back to when Farmiga’s Sister Irene encounter Valek after the death of a priest. Valek, played by Bonnie Aarons, is the only revealed star of the film. There is no confirmation of Taissa Farmiga, who played the young nun, to reprise her role. 

Dune: Part Two

Dune Part Two
Dune Part Two

Director: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård

Release date: November 3, 2023

The release of the first part of the film on HBO has the audience, even more, anticipating what’s to unfold in the second part of the franchise. The director, Denise Villeneuve has claimed that the film will remind of Frank Herbert’s 1965 opus. 

Aquaman and The Lost Kingdom

Aquaman and The Lost Kingdom
Aquaman and The Lost Kingdom

Director: James Wan

Starring: Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Temuera Morrison

Release date: December 25, 2023

Director, James Wane, has returned on the chain of command for another thrilling experience of the DC superhero, Aquaman (Jason Momoa) along with Amber Heard (Mera), Patrick Wilson (Ocean Master), and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Black Manta). There is no revealing detail of the film.

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes

The Hunger Games The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes
The Hunger Games The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes

Director: Francis Lawrence

Starring: Rachel Zegler, Hunter Schafer, Tom Blyth, Jason Schwartzman

Release date: November 17, 2023

Based on the novel of the same name, written by Suzanne Collins, Francis Lawrence returns to direct the prequel of The Hunger Games. The film will follow young Coriolanus Snow and his journey into the Hunger Games until the years the original series began. 

The Marvels

The Marvels
The Marvels

Director: Nia DaCosta

Starring: Brie Larson, Teyonah Parris, Iman Vellani, Samuel L. Jackson

Release date: July 28, 2023

Since the inception of MCU, Marvel’s plans have only expanded, and have decided to release the sequel of Captain Marvel, starring Brie Larson as Carol Denvers. The film will also bring Iman Vellanis’s Ms. Marvel aka Kamala Khan, after her Disney+ series debut in 2022. 

Indiana Jones and The Dial of Destiny

Indiana Jones and The Dial of Destiny
Indiana Jones and The Dial of Destiny

Director: James Mangold

Starring: Harrison Ford, Antonio Banderas, Mads Mikkelsen, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Shaunette Renée Wilson, Toby Jones, Boyd Holbrook

Release date: June 30, 2023

For the first time, Steven Spielberg will navigate an Indiana Jones film. James Mangold will direct an awaited follow-up of 2008’s Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, casting Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Mads Mikkelsen, Shaunette Renée Wilson, Antonio Banderas, and, of course, Harrison Ford.

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