IT 2, Joker, Frozen 2 and other blockbusters that hit theaters in the fall
IT: Chapter Two (Sep 6)
27 years after the events of the previous section, the Losers Club has now grown up. They reunite in their home town, Derry, to fight against Pennywise again. In 2017, IT helped Warner Bros. win big with global revenue of 700 million USD. Recruiting big stars like James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Bill Hader, the company expects IT: Chapter Two can replicate that feat.
Rambo: Last Blood (Sep 19)
At the age of 73, Sylvester Stallone decided to play the muscular hero John Rambo for the last time. In Last Blood, the character embarks on a battle against a Mexican gang after they kidnap his best friend's daughter.
Ad Astra (Sep 20)
Psychological film expert - director James Gray unexpectedly teamed up with Brad Pitt for the science-fiction project Ad Astra. In the film, the protagonist joins a mission in outer space. He goes to search for his missing father, and the destination of the journey could affect all humanity.
Joker (Oct 4)
Not belonging to the DC Universe, Joker is a film about the origin of the crazy circus clown of Gotham City. Joaquin Phoenix stars as Arthur Fleck, the young man who is psychologically hurt but always dreams of becoming a monologue comedy one day. However, a series of terrible events happens, making Arthur fall, then turn into a nightmare of the entire Gotham.
Gemini Man (Oct 11)
It took 20 years for the Gemini Man project to form under the hands of director Ang Lee and Hollywood star Will Smith. In this movie, Will Smith plays Henry Brogan, an assassin serving the government who wants to retire. However, his superior does not easily let him go. Henry is now hunted by his younger clone.
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (Oct 18)
Disney suddenly pushed Maleficent's sequel up nearly half a year early. This time, Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) is angry when Princess Aurora (Elle Fanning) agrees to marry Prince Philip (Harris Dickinson). Also joining the Mistress of Evil are Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michelle Pfeiffer.
Terminator: Dark Fate (Nov 1)
After regaining control of the Terminator franchise, James Cameron declared Dark Fate to be a direct sequel to Judgment Day (1991), ignoring events in Rise of the Machines (2003), Salvation ( 2009) and Genisys (2015). Both Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton and Edward Furlong are back in the new chapter of the war between humanity and artificial intelligence Skynet. Cameron only played a production role, while Dark Fate was actually directed by Tim Miller, the man behind Deadpool.
Doctor Sleep (Nov 8)
In 2013, writer Stephen King wrote the sequel to the novel The Shining. Now director Mike Flanagan (The Haunting of Hill House) will bring the sequel to the screen with Ewan McGregor. The star plays Dan Torrance - the young son of the Torrance family in The Shining (1977) who has now grown up.
Ford v Ferrari (Nov 15)
Starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale, the film directed by James Mangold recounts the famous race at Le Mans racetrack in 1966. This was the year Ford Motors was determined to take the throne for the first time, and its biggest rival was Ferrari.
Charlie's Angels (Nov 15)
The famous Charlie's Angels franchise is restarted this year with gorgeous trio Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska. Blonde star Elizabeth Banks has both directed and played a supporting role in this Sony's adventure-action work.
Frozen II (Nov 22)
Frozen is still the most popular animated film of all time. But it took 6 years for the Ice Queen to officially return. In the new part, Anna and Elsa go into the forbidden forest to learn the secret behind Elsa's supernatural power. This is almost certainly the next movie to gross more than a billion dollars this year by Disney.
The Irishman (Nov 28)
Hollywood gangster enthusiasts can't wait for the reunion between directors Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro after 24 years. Not to mention, The Irishman also has the participation of Al Pacino and Joe Pesci. The work follows the 30 years of the life of tycoon Jimmy Hoffa (Pacino) and his confidant Frank Sheeran (De Niro). The movie will only be limited to some theaters, but will later be released on Netflix.
By: Daniel Collins