10 New Movie Sequels & Remakes That Are Giving Me All The Feels
These ten new movie sequels and remakes slated for release later this year are giving me all the nostalgic feels, and I can’t wait to see them all.
Movies have a way of transporting you back in time, where words, music, and moving pictures breathe life to fantastic and magical worlds.
Although the ongoing pandemic has limited our entertainment options, we have plenty to look forward to with these much-anticipated sequels of Coming to 2 America, Top Gun, Ghostbuster’s, and the Disney remakes of Cruella and Jungle Cruise.
Grab a snack, settle in, and take a look at these 10 movie sequels and remakes that are making their way to the big screen and video on demand this year.
Coming 2 America: Opening on March 5, 2021, on Amazon Prime
Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, and James Earl Jones are back after three decades in the upcoming comedy sequel of Coming 2 America.
Cruella: Opening on May 28, 2021
Cruella is Disney’s latest live-action remake of an old classic, and it looks like it’ll be worth the wait (but still no trailer available yet), starring Emma Stone and Emma Thompson.
Godzilla Vs. Kong: Opening on March 31, 2021, with a simultaneous release on HBO Max
Die-hard fans of Godzilla and King Kong can choose to watch in theatres or via HBO Max when these two legendary giants throw down in an epic battle in March. Ironically the film stars Alexander Skarsgard, the actor in The Legend of Tarzan.
Top Gun - Maverick: Opening on July 2, 2021
After three decades, Maverick and Iceman reprise their Top Gun roles, and the sequel promises plenty of stunts, volleyball, and aerial badassery.
Space Jam - A New Legacy: Opening straight to HBO Max on July 16, 2021
Speaking of old throwback films, Bugs Bunny, LeBron James, and Don Cheadle are reviving an old favorite animated / action movie in Space Jam: A New Legacy.
Jungle Cruise: Opening in theatres July 30, 2021
Based on the Disney theme park attraction of the same name, Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson and Emily Blunt star in this classic action-adventure film. The movie hits theatres in July and will probably also be available with premium access on Disney +.
Dune: Opening on October 1, 2021, with a simultaneous release on HBO Max
Another decades-old sci-fi film that once starred Mel Gibson is getting revamped, again. Dune will have a double release in theatres and on-demand later this year.
Ghostbuster’s - Afterlife: Opening on November 11, 2021
I can still recall watching the original Ghostbuster’s at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in L.A. with my older brother, and now I’m bursting with anticipation for the sequel. Directed by Jason Reitman (real-life son of Ivan Reitman, who directed the original Ghostbusters franchise), Ghostbuster’s: Afterlife picks up the storyline years later, starring Paul Rudd.
The Matrix 4: Opening on December 22, 2021, with a simultaneous release on HBO Max
Neo and Trinity are back for a fourth run of The Matrix. While Keanu Reeves is back on board, we, unfortunately, will not see the return of Agent Smith or Morpheus, or will we?
Tom & Jerry: Opening on February 26, 2021, with a simultaneous release on HBO Max
The beloved classic animated television series will be making its big-screen debut in a live-action/animated hybrid, think Space Jam. Starring Chloë Grace Moretz, Michael Peña, and Ken Jeong.
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