The Force may have just awakened, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t already started to get excited about what’s hitting theatres in 2016.
Here are all the movies we can’t wait to see.
Many may argue that a Ghostbusters remake is a bad idea. But this adaptation will feature a female squad, which includes top comedians like Kristin Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon. Original cast members Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Sigourney Weaver will perfect the movie by making numerous cameos.
The Jungle Book
In the latest adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic, we are introduced to 10-year-old newcomer Neel Sethi, who is the only live-action actor, playing Mowgli. He will star alongside Idris Elba, Scarlett Johansson, Christopher Walken, and Bill Murray, who will voice the leading animals.
This adaptation reintroduces DC villains to the screen, most notably Jared Leto as The Joker and Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn. Also on board are Will Smith, Cara Delevingne, Scott Eastwood, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Fifteen years after he nearly assassinated the Malaysian Prime Minister, supermodel Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) is back with fellow model Hansel McDonald (Owen Wilson) as they try to stop Jacobim Mugatu (Will Ferrell) from conspiring to kill the world’s most beautiful people.
Set during the Golden Age of Hollywood, Hail, Ceasar! is about the biggest movie star in the world, played by George Clooney, who gets kidnapped. A Hollywood fixer (Josh Brolin) has to get him back and enlists the help of everyone else in the business before a pesky gossip columnist gets hold of the story.
Pixar’s long-awaited sequel to Finding Nemo follows forgetful surgeonfish Dory, who is played by Ellen DeGeneres, as she sets off on a journey to find her family joined by pals Nemo and Marlin.
Independence Day 2
In the latest sequel of the 1996 alien invasion blockbuster, Jeff Goldblum and Bill Pullman are back to defend the universe. They are joined by newcomers Liam Hemsworth, Maika Monroe, and Charlotte Gainsbourg.
Marvel Comic fans will be excited to see the highly anticipated return of anti-hero Deadpool. Ryan Reynolds stars as Wade Wilson, who goes in search of the man who nearly destroyed his life.
Star Trek Beyond
Star Trek Beyond will debut just in time for the 50th anniversary of the franchise’s original television debut. The Starship Enterprise continues its mission with Chris Pine’s Captain Kirk and Zachary Quinto’s Spock at the helm.
Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice
Mankind faces a new threat as Batman, played by Ben Affleck, embarks on a personal vendetta against Superman, played by Henry Cavill.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Harry Potter fans are in for a treat this year, as this Harry Potter spin-off is set to hit theatres November 2016. The film is set 70 years before the Potter saga began and stars Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander, the author of one of Harry’s Hogwarts textbooks.
I Saw the Light
Tom Hiddleston portrays country-western icon Hank Williams in this biopic. The film follows Hank Williams’ rise to fame in the 1940s, but alcohol abuse and infidelity takes a toll on his career and marriage to fellow musician Audrey Mae Williams, who is played by Elizabeth Olsen.