“Black Widow”, Marvel’s tank with Scarlet Johansson, will have its world premiere on May 7.
The year 2021 is preparing to receive a large number of films, from horror films to superheroes, through reversals and auteur films, but without the certainty of knowing if they will be able to be seen in theaters or if the pandemic will take them. to streaming directly.
“Black Widow”, the Marvel tank with Scarlet Johansson, It was to be seen in 2020 but the constant changes due to the coronavirus led Disney to choose, for the moment, on May 7 for its world premiere.
Something similar happened in Argentina with “Tenet”, by Christopher Nolan. The film could be seen in much of the world and has led a box office depressed by the lack of premieres, but local sanitary restrictions, added to the demands of the director for it to be seen in cinemas and not on platforms, prevented this film from reaching to the country in 2020.
However, before the aforementioned films, other attractive films are announced, taking into account that the awards season was postponed in the hope that more films could be shown in theaters.
Acclaimed at the Sundance Festival, in February the screening of “A promising girl”, the debut of the actress Emerald Fennell, is expected, while a few days later the expected “Nomadland” arrives.by Chloé Zao and starring Oscar winner Frances McDormand.
Another of the films that will appeal to fans will be “The Many Saints of Newark”, film directed by Alan Taylor that will evoke the beginnings of the remembered Tony Soprano in New Jersey, or “The French Chronicle”, Wes Anderson’s delayed new movie.
The unexpected second part of “A prince in New York”, with Eddie Murphy.
Another expected title is “Dune”, the adaptation of the homonymous novel by Frank Herbert by Denis Villeneuve and which has already been made into a movie by David Lynch in 1984.
As for remakes, Steven Spielberg will put on screen his version of the musical classic “Love without barriers”, which in 1961 was directed by Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise, in a film that both by its director and the appeal to the homage to the golden years of Hollywood, is going to take all the looks for the Oscars 2022.
As the heading “biography” could not be missing, Baz Luhrmann’s return to the cinema (“Moulin Rouge” and “The Great Gatsby”) will be with the biopic, still untitled, of Elvis Presley on November 4; while on the 26th of the same month it will be the turn of “Gucci”, with Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Jared Leto, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Jack Huston and Reeve Carney, directed by Ridley Scott.
In addition to the delayed “Black Widow”, there are other films from the comic book universe that will arrive in 2021 as the maximum bet of cinemas to recover the collection after 2020 that led several theaters to bankruptcy.
The vampire character “Morbius” will be played by Jared Leto in the film adaptation of Daniel Espinosa (“Life: Smart Life”), in what is another Marvel-Sony deal production of the Spider-Man universe, set to premiere on March 26.
The second part of “Venom” will arrive on June 24 under the direction of Andy Serkis, while “Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings”, another of the Marvel franchise, is destined for theaters for July 9.
Disney’s “Stripe and the Last Dragon” will bring back an empowered warrior from a fantasy world in March.
Margot Robbie will be Harley Quinn again in a new “Suicide Squad” movie, which will be neither a second part nor a remake of that forgettable David Ayer tape. The Warner-DC production, this time under the watchful eye of James Gunn, expected on August 6. The one that is not yet known when it will arrive in Argentina is “Wonder Woman 1984”, although it is expected in 2021.
While, on November 5 “Los Eternos” and on December 17 the third part of “Spider-Man” played by Tom Holland promise to close the year of Marvel and its superheroes.
The franchises do not end in Marvel and DC, but rather it is a world that can be exploited in any genre, as evidenced byl Announced December return of the “Matrix” saga by Lana Wachowski, or the unexpected second part of “A prince in New York”, with Eddie Murphy and by Amazon Prime Video on March 5.
He February 26 is expected to hit theaters (those that are open) of “The King’s Man: The first mission”, third entry in the saga about a secret lodge that saves the world, directed by Matthew Vaughn.
Following the twists and turns of Daniel Craig to once again play James Bond, this April 2 will see the light “No time to die”, yet another film by agent 007.
Video games are not going to be left out and Simon McQuoid will be in charge of raising the morale of “Mortal Kombat” on April 16, after the two films from the 90s that disappointed both fans and critics.
Another of the sagas that tends to draw water from the stones and on which exhibitors will bet to fill their coffers is that of “Fast and Furious”, now in its ninth version, as of May 28, the same day that Emma Stone will play the villain of “The 101 Dalmatians” in “Cruella”.
Other characters that not by trite arouse less expectation are “King Kong vs Godzilla”, a new installment of the battle between two giant monsters dated May 21.
Chlo Zao’s “Nomadland” and Oscar winner Frances McDormand star.
“Top Gun: Maverick” is expected on July 2 starring, again, Tom Cruise, in another box office appeal to nostalgia, just like “Ghostbusters: Beyond” (July 30). Cruise himself will return (for the seventh time) with “Mission Impossible”, on November 19.
On the animation side, Disney’s “Stripe and the Last Dragon” will bring back in March to an empowered warrior from a fantasy world, and “Luca” will mark a new stop in Pixar titles in June.
Terror, one of the few genres that continues to fill theaters with low budgets for Hollywood parameters, starts its calendar on January 15 with “Relic” by Natalie Erika James, who recounts the situation of confinement in a house between three women of three different generations.
“Last Night in Soho” is out on April 23, which will mark the return of Edgar Wright, director of “Zombies Party”, “Scott Pilgrim against the world” and “Baby Driver”.
The third Warren film will also bring horror to theaters with “The Warren File: Forced By The Demon”, June 4.