There are some incredibly exciting science fiction movies on the horizon for 2024 and 2025. From epic space operas to animated delight, there’s something for everyone to look forward to. So let’s dive into the lineup and explore what’s in store for the not-so-distant future.
There’s a new exciting sci-fi flick on the horizon called “Distant.” It stars Anthony R. Naomi Scott and Zachary Quinto. Directed by the talented duo of Josh Gordon and Will Speck, they shot this movie in Budapest, Hungary. The film is set to hit the screens in the United States on January 19th, 2024, courtesy of Universal Pictures.
11. Dune Part Two:
The next chapter of the epic Dune Saga is coming your way on March 15th, 2024. This star-studded adventure features Timothy Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, and Stellan Skarsgård. Part two promises to add more big names like Florence Pugh, Lea Seydoux, Austin Butler, and Christopher Walken, continuing to bring Frank Herbert’s incredible sci-fi novel to life.
10. Untitled Ghostbusters: Afterlife Sequel:
Mark your calendars for March 29th, 2024, as something exciting is on its way. While the sequel’s details are still somewhat a mystery, we know that Jason Reitman has passed the torch to director Jason Kenan. The cast includes familiar faces like Mckenna Grace, Finn Wolfhard, and Paul Rudd, along with new talents like Klnan Nani and Patton Oswalt.
9. Mickey 17:
Get ready for a treat on March 29th, 2024. Bong Joon-ho, the director of the Oscar-winning movie “Parasite,” is back with “Mickey 17.” Robert Pattinson plays a unique character, a disposable employee who gets a fresh start every time he bites the dust. He embarks on a journey to a faraway planet for colonization.
8. Godzilla X Kong: The New Empire:
The two ultimate Kaiju, Godzilla and Kong, are making a comeback in the sequel to the 2021 monster showdown. This time, Godzilla and Kong are teaming up to face an enormous hidden threat within our world. Dan Stevens takes the lead, and director Adam Wingard, who brought us the last epic battle, is once again the mastermind behind the camera. Get ready for some monster-sized excitement on April 12th, 2024.
7. Deadpool 3:
Guess who’s making a triumphant return on May 3rd, 2024? It’s none other than the Merc with a Mouth himself, Deadpool. This new Deadpool movie is the first one since Disney acquired Fox, promising a blend of hilarious R-rated humor with the typically more family-friendly PG-13 tone of the MCU. The big question is, how and why is Hugh Jackman dusting off Wolverine’s claws for this surprise appearance?
6. Despicable Me 4:
More Minion Mayhem on July 3rd, 2024, with the return of “Despicable Me 4.” Gru and his trusty minions, under the direction of Chris Renaud and Patrick Delage, are back. The lovable characters, voiced by Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Miranda Cosgrove, and Steve Coogan, are set to bring hilarity and chaos back to the heart of the Despicable Me series.
5. Untitled Alien Movie:
There will be some out-of-this-world chills and thrills on August 16th, 2024. This upcoming film, directed by Fede Alvarez, features an exciting cast including Isabella Merced, Kaylee Spann, Archie Renaux, David Johnson, Spike Themm, and Aen Wo. The movie follows a group of young folks who find themselves in a distant world, ready to face off against the scariest life form of the entire universe.
4. Transformers One:
This animated prequel takes us to the origins of Cybertron, the home world of iconic robots Optimus Prime and Megatron. Departing from the ongoing live-action storyline, this animated approach, helmed by director Josh Cooley, features the voices of Chris Hemsworth as Optimus Prime and Bryan Tyree Henry as Megatron. It’s set to open on September 13th, 2024.
3. Spider-Man Beyond the Spiderverse:
“Spider-Man Into the Spiderverse,” the 2018 film, is often hailed as one of the finest superhero and animated movies. The sequel, “Spider-Man Beyond the Spiderverse,” is set to tie up all the loose ends. Originally slated for a March 2024 release, it had to be rescheduled due to industry strikes in 2023.
2. Megan 2.0:
The sequel to the acclaimed sci-fi horror film “Megan” is officially in development, titled “Megan 2.0.” Set for a January 17th, 2025 release, the film prioritizes quality over haste, exploring uncharted ideas with returning cast members Allison Williams and Violet McRae. Director Gerard Johnstone hints at a more ambitious narrative, potentially involving Advanced AI developments and the AI doll Megan seeking vengeance.
1. Avatar 3:
This film picks up right where “Avatar: The Way of Water” left off, following the incredible journey of Jake Sully and Nat as they safeguard their family and home planet. Director James Cameron is once again at the helm, with a cast featuring Doy Aldana, Sam Worthington, and Sigourney Weaver. “Avatar 3” promises to be an incredible continuation of this epic saga.