By: Kayla Stephensen
Movies yet to come out in 2018 include several dystopian adaptations, Marvel follow-ups and spinoffs, a Star Wars backstory, as well as a selection of anticipated sequels. Below are short synopses of the top 10 to come:
Ready Player One – March 30: A dystopian adaptation of Ernest Cline’s 2011 novel where humans escape a global energy crisis inside a virtual-reality game where they can “live” whatever life they imagine.
Solo: A Star Wars Story -May 25: A young Han Solo, played by Alden Ehrenreich, travels the galaxy far, far away in an interesting story that is said to be a sort of space Western.
Incredibles 2 – June 15: The long-awaited Pixar sequel reunites the beloved Parr family, last seen in the 2004 original, to save the world from certain doom, except this time, Mr. Incredible stays home with the kids and Mrs. Incredible saves the world.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – June 22: Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard seek to prevent total dinosaur extinction in an action-packed sequel to the 2015 blockbuster and the fifth movie in the Jurassic series.
Ant-Man and the Wasp – July 6: Ant-Man teams up with the Wasp in Marvel Universe’s sequel after the events of Captain America: Civil War.
X-Men: Dark Phoenix -Nov. 2: In the latest installment of the conflicted mutant franchise, Jean Grey develops her powers and ends up corrupt, making her comrades decide whether to save or fight her.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald -Nov. 18: Newt Scamander teams up with Albus Dumbledore to try to stop the powerful and menacing Johnny Depp’s dark wizard.
Creed 2-Nov. 21: The next installment of the series of Rocky spin-offs starring Michael B. Jordan, with an assist from original star Sylvester Stallone, picks up where the lauded 2015 drama left off.
Mary Poppins Returns-Dec. 25: Everyone’s favorite nanny is revived in the form of Emily Blunt, who brings joy to the now-grown Banks children along with a lamplighter played by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the infamous Hamilton.