Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures YouTube trailer for Scream VI

Nottingham has no shortage of places to see the hottest, newest and most anticipated movies.

For the movie fanatics or the casual viewers, Nottingham has a Cineworld, Savoy Cinemas, Broadway Cinema and more.

For a cheap day out Savoy Cinema’s or Broadway Cinema is a good choice with tickets being as cheap as £5.

So, for your trips, here are some of the most anticipated movies to see this year.

#1- Knock at the Cabin

Knock at the Cabin, directed by M. Night Shyamalan, who is known for his twists, features a star-studded cast.

This movie sees Rupert Grint in his second piece of media produced by M. Night Shyamalan.

The film also features Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy and Glass Onion: A Knives Out Story) and Jonathan Groff (Glee, Frozen and Hamilton).

It’s based on an award-winning novel about two men and their adoptive daughter on holiday when a group of strangers with strange motives terrorise them.

#2- Magic Mike’s Last Dance

The final instalment of the Magic Mike franchise will see Channing Tatum’s character Mike Lane fall on hard times and travel to London to fulfil a request from a wealthy women played by Salma Hayek.

He discovers, however, that she has ulterior motives.

#3- Scream VI

Scream VI will be the first movie in the decades long franchise not starring Neve Campbell as one of our favourite final girls Sydney Prescott.

The movie sees Hayden Panettiere return as Kirby Reed from Scream 4, a fan favourite.

It also sees horror queen Samara Weaving join the cast in New York City, the first time the movie isn’t set in Woodsboro.

The story will see sisters Sam and Tara from the previous movie (played by Melissa Barrera and Jenna Ortega) being terrorized by Ghostface once again.

#4- John Wick: Chapter 4

John Wick’s latest fight was delayed by two years due to COVID-19 but will reach our screens in March of this year.

The blockbuster doesn’t have much about it, except the fact that John Wick is at war and that it may not feature a happy ending for the main character.

#5- Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves

Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures YouTube trailer

The popular role-playing game is making it’s way to our screens with a cast that includes Chris Pine, Hugh Grant, Michelle Rodriguez, and Regé-Jean Page.

#6- Guardians of Galaxy Vol. 3

The newest instalment in the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise includes the original cast members and a new addition, Will Poulter, Midsommar and We’re the Millers, as Adam Warlock.

#7- The Little Mermaid

This movie seems to have been the topic of a lot of conversations since the cast was first revealed and Halle Bailey was announced as Ariel.

The Little Mermaid will feature new songs co-written by Lin Manuel Miranda and a cast that includes Melissa McCarthy, Awkwafina, and Javier Bardem.

#8- Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

The sequel to the animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was anticipated for 2022 but had gotten moved to this year.

There isn’t a lot about this film, except the trailer, but we should see Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld and Oscar Isaac return, with Jake Johnson a highly likely return as well.

#9- Oppenheimer

Photo Credit: Universal Pictures YouTube trailer

This biopic is all about the ‘father of the atomic bomb’ J. Robert Oppenheimer, played by Cillian Murphy.

He will be joined by stars such as Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Florence Pugh and Robert Downey Jr.

#10- The Marvels

This film is among the five Marvel have planned for the year and is a sequel to Captain Marvel.

The movie features Captain Marvel and Ms Marvel.

#11- Barbie

Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures YouTube trailer

Who could forget this movie?

Barbie, directed by Greta Gerwig who is known for films Ladybird and the 2019 adaptation of Little Women, will show us Margot Robbie’s Barbie be banished from Barbieland and into the normal world.

With stars such as Ryan Gosling (La La Land), Emma Mackey (Sex Education and Emily), Ncuti Gatwa (Sex Education and Doctor Who), and Alexandra Shipp (Tick, Tick… Boom, Love, Simon and House of Anubis), the movie has quickly become one to watch out for this summer.

#12- The Exorcist

David Gordon Green has jumped from one horror franchise to another with this one, moving from Halloween to this.

This is a follow up to the original movie released in 1973 and is apparently the first in a trilogy.

#13- Dune: Part Two

Dune: Part Two is set to cover the rest of Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel.

This release should hit exclusively theatres in November.

#14- The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbird & Snakes

This much anticipated prequel to the beloved Hunger Games franchise will follow a young Coriolanus Snow and his involvement in the Games before the events of the original series begun.

This includes stars such as Hunter Schafer (Euphoria) and Rachel Zegler (West Side Story).

#15- Wonka

This origin story follows Willy Wonka as he crosses paths with the Oompa-Loompas.

This cast includes Keegan Michael-Key, Rowan Atkinson, Olivia Colman, Sally Hawkins and Timothée Chalamet as the titular role.

#16- The Color Purple

The Color Purple musical is making it’s way to the cinema towards the end of the year.

The stage adaptation of Alice Walker’s novel won two Tony’s back in 2015 for the Broadway revival.

#17- Legally Blonde 3

This doesn’t have an exact date of it’s release but has been announced for 2023.

The movie has been in motion since 2018 and has had it’s fair share of setbacks as it was meant to release in 2020.

Not much is known about the movie except that Jennifer Coolidge and Reese Witherspoon will both be returning.

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