With the new year, there is so much to look forward to, especially when it comes to movies coming to the big screen! This year, there will be a lot of content coming out from various studios. Grab your popcorn and candy, and get ready for some of the most anticipated movies you won’t want to miss in 2023!
Release Date: February 17, 2023
The third installment of Marvel’s “Antman” has become a fan favorite. Marvel fans once again get to see their beloved character Scott Lang, played by Paul Rudd, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). After an experiment goes wrong, Lang and his family are sucked into the Quantum Realm, where they must find a way to get home before it’s too late.
Release Date: March 17, 2023
After the smashing success of the first movie “Shazam!” Zachary Levi will return to reprise his role as “Billy Batson/Shazam” in this sequel. Billy Batson and his foster siblings now have the ability to transform into superheroes by saying “Shazam!” In this sequel, they fight the daughters of Atlas, and they must stop them from using a weapon that could destroy the world.
Release Date: May 26, 2023
In this live-action remake of the 1989 animated Disney classic, “The Little Mermaid,” Ariel, Halle Bailey, is the youngest daughter of King Triton (Javier Bardem), the ruler of the underwater kingdom Atlantica. When a huge storm occurs, Ariel falls in love with Prince Eric (Jonah Hauer-King) after saving him during a shipwreck. In an effort to meet him above water, she makes a deal with the sea witch Ursula (Melissa McCarthy) to trade her voice for a pair of human legs.
Release Date: June 6, 2023
A sequel to the 2018 “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” is set in a multiverse of alternate universes called the “Spider-Verse.” Miles Morales is approached by his best friend and love interest, Gwen Stacy with a mission to save every universe of Spider-People from a mysterious villain.
Release Date: June 30, 2023
“Indiana Jones” fans have been highly anticipating the return of the witty archeologist, played by Harrison Ford, in the fifth installment of the franchise. While the movie’s plot is still unknown, fans can expect an action-packed film with all the favorite Indiana Jones cast members returning for one last time on the big screen.
Release Date: December 2023
A prequel to the 1964 novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Wonka will dive deeper into the origin story of Willy Wonka, played by Timothée Chalamet. This musical will answer questions fans have been wondering about for years, and give an insight to Wonka’s life prior to his time in the chocolate factory.
Release Date: December 25, 2023
A new addition to DC Comics will be the sequel to “Aquaman,” titled “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.” After several delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, post-production, and financial setbacks, the film is set to be released in December 2023. Jason Momoa will reprise his role as Aquaman, forming an alliance with an unlikely ally to save Atlantis and the planet.