When it comes to blockbuster cinema over the next few months, not only is Marvel’s Cinematic Universe expanding to include new Characters like Ant-Man and Doctor Strange,
but there’s also Batman v Superman : Dawn of Justice too look forward too as well as a Sequel to the X-Men franchise. But those of us expecting to be captivated and enthralled by Hollywood’s impressive cinematography, check out some of the Blockbusters being cooked up in 2016.
(*) Suicide Squad
Release Date : 5th August 2016
Director : David Ayer
Cast : Cara Delevingne, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Will Smith
A secret government agency run by Amanda Waller, named A.R.G.U.S creates a task force comprised of super villains, the “Suicide Squad”. They are assigned to execute dangerous tasks in exchange for short prison sentences.
(*) Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice
Release Date : 25 July 2016
Director : Zack Snyder
Casts : Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams
Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’ most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.
Release Date : 12 February 2016
Director : Tim Miller
Casts : Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Gina Carano
Based upon Marvel Comics most unconventional anti-hero, DEADPOOL tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.
(*) Captain America: Civil War
Release Date: 6 May 2016
Directors: Anthony Rousso,Joe Rousso
Casts: Paul Rudd, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans
An incident leads to the Avengers developing a disagreement over how to deal with situations, which escalates into an open fight between allies Iron Man and Captain America
(*) Assassin’s Creed
Release Date: 21 December 2016
Director: Justin Kurzel
Casts: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Michael Kenneth Williams
The story is a prequel to the video game Assassin’s Creed II. It centers around the father of the game’s main character, Ezio Auditore da Firenze. Giovanni is an assassin living during the Renaissance in 15th century Italy. At this dawn of a new era, a conspiracy is being plotted by one corrupt family to overthrow the powerful Medici family and destroy a unified Italy. As an assassin, Giovanni must face this threat and bring justice. The story introduces the situation before Assassin’s Creed II, and the enemies of both characters.
(*) X-Men: Apocalypse
Release Date: 27 May 2016
Director : Bryan Stingerm
Casts: Jennifer Lawrence, Rose Byrne, Sophie Turner
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(*) Resident Evil: Final Chapter
Release Date: 2 September 2016
Director: Paul W.S Anderson
Casts: Wentworth Miller, Milla Jovovich, Sienna Guillory
Following the events of “Resident Evil: Retribution”, Project Alice is forced to race against time as the villainous Red Queen attempts to destroy the final remnants of humanity.
(*) Doctor Strange
Release Date: 4 November 2016
Director: Scott Derrickson
Casts: Rachel McAdams, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton
After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.
Other movies to anticipate in 2016 are Star Trek Beyond, Teenage Ninja Mutant Turtles 2, Warcraft, Kung Fu Panda 3, Star Wars Anthology, Gambit etc. The list goes a long way as 2016 seems to be a promising year for the movie lovers.