2022 will be an attractive year for cinema with several expected premieres, surprising projects, anticipated sequels and with some films that were delayed by the pandemic.
Here is a list of the most anticipated films for 2022:
Synopsis: When a top-secret weapon falls into the hands of a mercenary, a CIA agent joins forces with a rival German agent, a former MI6 ally, a computer and IT specialist, and a psychologist to retrieve it. These four women team up to save the world as they struggle to stay one step ahead of a mysterious figure.
Directed by: Simon Kinberg
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong'o, Diane Kruger, Penelope Cruz, Fan Bingbing, Sebastian Stan, Edgar Ramirez
Premiere: January 6, 2022
Synopsis: After a 25-year history of murders in the city of Woodsboro, a new murderer dons the mask of Ghostface. This one targets a group of young people with the purpose of reliving the city's past secrets. Neve Campbell (Sidney Prescott), Courteney Cox (Gale Weathers) and David Arquette (Dewey Riley) return to their iconic roles in Scream alongside Melissa, Barrera, Kyle Gallner, Mason Gooding and more.
Directed by: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett
Cast: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Jack Quaid, Jenna Ortega, Melissa Barrera, Dylan Minnette, Marley Shelton.
Premiere: January 13, 2022
Death on the nile
Synopsis: Kenneth Branagh will return as detective Hercule Poirot after the movie Murder on the Orient Express. What was a desert vacation turns into a search for a murderer.
Directed by: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Annette Bening, Rose Leslie, Letitia Wright
Premiere: February 10, 2022
Synopsis: A treasure hunter discovers the whereabouts of El Dorado, the legendary golden city of South America. Film set in the style of Indianas Jones, based on the popular video game series of the same name.
Directed by: Ruben Fleischer
Cast: Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Antonio Banderas, Sophia Taylor Ali, Tati Gabrielle
Premiere: February 17, 2022
Synopsis: In Gotham City, The Riddler will play a dangerous game of cat and mouse with Batman and Commissioner Gordon.
Directed by: Matt Reeves
Cast: Robert Pattinson, Jeffrey Wright, Zoe Kravitz, Paul Dano, John Turturro, Peter Sarsgaard, Andy Serkis, Colin Farrell
Premiere: March 3, 2022
Synopsis: Dangerously ill with a blood disorder, biochemist Michael Morbius tries to heal himself. Succeeding at first, Morbius realizes that something is wrong with his experiment.
Directed by: Daniel Espinosa
Cast: Jared Leto, Matt Smith, Adria Arjona, Jared Harris, Al Madrigal, Tyrese Gibson, Michael Keaton
Premiere: March 31, 2022
Synopsis: Needing money to cover his wife's medical bills, a veteran teams up with his adoptive brother to steal $ 32 million from a Los Angeles bank. With a terrible escape, both hijack an ambulance that was transporting a seriously wounded policeman and an EMT. The two brothers have to try to escape persecution while keeping the hostages alive.
Directed by: Michael Bay
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Eiza Gonzalez, Garret Dillahunt
Premiere: April 8, 2022 (February 18 initially)
Synopsis: Set in Iceland in the early 10th century, a Norse prince seeks revenge for the death of his father.
Directed by: Robert Eggers
Cast: Alexander Skarsgard, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicole Kidman, Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Björk
Premiere: April 22, 2022
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of madness
Synopsis: By performing a forbidden spell, considered the most dangerous, to manipulate time and space, the door has been opened to "The Multiverse." To restore the world where everything is changing, Strange seeks the help of Wong, the Sorcerer Supreme, and the most powerful Scarlet Witch, Wanda.
Directed by: Sam Raimi
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Wong, Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Xochitl Gomez
Premiere: May 6, 2022
Top Gun: Maverick
Synopsis: After years of service as one of the Navy's finest airmen, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell returns training a new squad of graduates for a dangerous mission while facing the past.
Directed by: Joseph Kosinski
Cast: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Val Kilmer, Jay Ellis, Miles Teller, Monica Barbaro
Premiere: May 27, 2022
Jurassic World Dominion
Synopsis: While the plot of this movie is still kept under wraps, the great news is that original stars Laura Dern and Sam Neill are returning alongside Goldblum, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Chris Pratt.
Directed by: Colin Trevorrow
Cast: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern, Sam Neill, Jeff Goldblum, Justice Smith, Daniella Pineda, Omar Sy, BD Wong
Premiere: June 10, 2022
Synopsis: The original story of the Buzz Lightyear action figure and his adventures to infinity and beyond.
Directed by: Angus MacLane
Cast: Chris Evans
Premiere: June 17, 2022
Thor: Love and Thunder
Fantastic Beast: The Secrets of Dumbledore
Synopsis: The dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald is moving to take control of the wizarding world. Upon learning of this, Professor Albus Dumbledore, unable to stop him alone, entrusts Newt Scamander to lead a team of witches and wizards.
Directed by: David Yates
Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Jude Law, Katherine Waterston, Ezra Miller, Mads Mikkelsen, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol
Premiere: July 15, 2022
Synopsis: As expected, the plot of the film is still unknown, except that it will be horror.
Directed by: Jordan Peele
Cast: Keke Palmer, Daniel Kaluuya, Steven Yeun
Premiere: July 22, 2022
Mission: Impossible 7
Synopsis: Tom Cruise will be back in the seventh film in the franchise that showcased his ability to engage in death-defying stunts.
Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie
Cast: Tom Cruise
Premiere: September 30, 2022
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
Synopsis: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, an Oscar-winning animated film, was a great success with critics and audiences. This is why Across the Spider-Verse is probably one of the most anticipated of the year, especially now that it is known to be the first part of two.
Directed by: Joaquim Dos Santos
Cast: Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Oscar Isaac, Issa Rae
Premiere: October 7, 2022
Synopsis: Flash meets Batman in parallel dimensions.
Directed by: Andy Muschietti
Cast: Ezra Miller, Ben Affleck, Sasha Calle, Billy Crudup, Michael Keaton
Premiere: November 4, 2022
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Synopsis: Sadly the main star of Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman, passed away in 2020. In this second film, which is still unknown the plot, Boseman will not be replaced. However, the story will focus on King T 'Challa's sister, Shuri, played by Letitia Wright.
Directed by: Ryan Coogler
Cast: Letitia Wright, Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong'o, Angela Bassett, Winston Duke, Martin Freeman
Premiere: November 11, 2022
Synopsis: Jake Sully and Ney'tiri have started a family and they keep doing everything they can to stay together. However, they are going to have to vacate their home and go exploring Pandora. Jake must go fight a difficult war against humans when an ancient threat resurfaces.
Directed by: James Cameron
Cast: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Kate Winslet, Vin Diesel, Michelle Yeoh, Giovanni Ribisi, Stephen Lang
Premiere: December 16, 2022
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