Five Films to Come

Five Films to Come

Arrow Schilling, Reporter

The colder days of the year bring with them a lineup of hotly anticipated movies for the upcoming months and years. One of the most eagerly awaited releases is Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, scheduled for 2023. The trailer, featuring Halle Bailey as Ariel, has stirred up emotions and expectations. Alongside Bailey, Jacob Tre portrays the timid friend Flounder, while Melissa McCarthy takes on the role of the sea witch Ursula. The movie promises a timely journey filled with romance, drama, music, and talented actors and actresses to watch.

In another aquatic-themed sequel, after thirteen years, Avatar: The Way of Water revisits the world of Avatar and sets the stage for the upcoming sequel. With Sam Worthington reprising his role as Jake Sully and Zoe Saldaña returning as Neytiri, the trailer showcases impressive graphics and stunning lighting, building anticipation for this highly awaited sequel.

The prequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, titled Willy Wonka, has caught the attention of many students. Excitement surrounds the film, especially with Timothée Chalamet taking on the lead role as Willy Wonka. The anticipation is high, and many are looking forward to its release in 2023.

Looking further ahead to 2024, Joker: Folie à Deux is already generating buzz. Joaquin Phoenix will reprise his role as the enigmatic clown prince of Gotham, and the movie is rumored to be a musical. The unexpected twist has left fans curious and eagerly anticipating how the musical aspect will be integrated into the film.

The Super Mario Bros. Movie is another highly anticipated release that has captivated audiences with its trailer. Chris Pratt voices Mario, and although some criticism emerged after the trailer’s release, Jack Black’s portrayal of Bowser has been widely praised. The movie boasts stunning animation and graphics, and it promises to be an action-packed adventure for all ages.