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23 films we’re most excited to see in theaters after watching never-before-seen footage at CinemaCon

Kristen Stewart in “Spencer.” Neon

  • Insider noticed a great deal of never-before-seen footage of dozens of upcoming films at CinemaCon.

  • Highlights embrace Kristen Stewart enjoying Princess Diana in “Spencer” and “Dune” footage.

  • We had been additionally handled with the entre “Ghostbusters: Afterlife.”

  • Go to Insider’s homepage for extra tales.

“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” (September 3)

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Simu Liu in “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.” Walt Disney Studios Movement Footage

The most recent Marvel film is an exhilarating introduction to the martial arts grasp, performed by Simu Liu.

Our evaluation of the film highlights its wonderful battle sequences and ideal origin story tone. Nonetheless, watching the film at CinemaCon we additionally had been taken by its comedy and highly effective sense of household.

It is positively one other must-see MCU title.

“No Time to Die” (October 8)

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Daniel Craig in “No Time to Die.” MGM

Taking in 9 wonderful minutes of never-before-seen footage from the most recent James Bond film, we had been on the sting of our seats watching Daniel Craig racing by way of an unique location whereas escaping unhealthy guys in his Aston Martin.

As that is seemingly the ultimate time we’ll see Craig as 007, director Cary Joji Fukunaga appears to be the right choice to shut out this chapter of the franchise.

“Halloween Kills” (October 15)

Michael Myers leaves a burning house in this still from "Halloween Kills."

Michael Myers in “Halloween Kills.” Common Footage/YouTube

That is proper: Michael Myers is not useless.

Regardless of the efforts by Jamie Lee Curtis’ Laurie Strode to take out the killing machine in 2018’s “Halloween,” it seems like Blumhouse is giving us yet one more take a look at this horror legend (effectively, till another person needs to mud off the IP).

The footage we noticed provides the texture that there will likely be some finality this time round for the basic character John Carpenter created.

“Dune” (October 22)

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Timothée Chalamet in “Dune.” Warner Bros.

Together with a brand new trailer, we noticed a further scene from the film.

Not giving an excessive amount of away, the visuals are dazzling and Timothée Chalamet is completely casted enjoying Paul, the principle character on this epic, based mostly on the legendary Frank Herbert novel.

We had been notably taken by Hans Zimmer’s rating, which simply elevates the whole lot you are watching.

“Spencer” (November 5)

Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana

Kristen Stewart in “Spencer.” Neon

When you’ve got seen the recently-released trailer, you’ll be able to see that Kristen Stewart goes all out in her portrayal of Princess Diana.

Nevertheless it goes additional than that. Although you’ll be able to barely hear Stewart’s Princess Di English accent within the teaser, we noticed a scene of the film at CinemaCon and may let you know that her accent is perfection.

(Learn extra: 9 particulars you might need missed within the first ‘Spencer’ trailer)

“Ghostbusters: Afterlife” (November 11)

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Mckenna Grace in “Ghostbusters: Afterlife.” Sony

On the opening night time of CinemaCon, we had been handled by Sony with a screening of this newest chapter within the “Ghostbusters” franchise.

What Jason Reitman (the son of Ivan Reitman, who directed the unique film) has accomplished right here is created a narrative the place each followers of the primary film and those that know little about it will possibly come collectively and have an exhilarating journey.

“King Richard” (November 19)

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Will Smith in “King Richard.” Warner Bros.

Will Smith is seeking to seize an Oscar along with his portrayal of Richard Williams, the daddy and coach of Venus and Serena Williams.

It is onerous to not root for Smith, who for many years has delivered Oscar-worthy performances however has all the time been beat. This can be the one which will get him over the hump.

Smith as Williams is pushed to get his women to the highest, however clearly is not scared to push them past typical limits to make them nice.

“High Gun: Maverick” (November 19)

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Paramount showcased the opening of the film at CinemaCon and it had everybody leaping out of their seats with its nostalgic really feel of the 1986 authentic.

“Home of Gucci” (November 24)

Lady Gaga in a red ski suit.

Woman Gaga in “Home of Gucci.” MGM

Sadly, there wasn’t any new footage featured, however we will critically watch this trailer on a loop. Woman Gaga seems so nice in it.

“Spider-Man: No Method House” (December 17)

Tom Holland in the first trailer for "Spider-Man: No Way Home."

Tom Holland in “Spider-Man: No Method House.” Sony Footage Leisure

You’ll have heard: The “Now Method House” trailer dropped.

It went stay on-line proper as Sony head Tom Rothman was introducing it to us at CinemaCon. It was enjoyable watching it on the massive display screen.

(Learn extra: 12 stuff you missed within the mind-blowing ‘Spider-Man: No Method House’ trailer)

“The Matrix: Resurrections” (December 22)

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Keanu Reeves in “The Matrix.” Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. made information when it did not simply reveal the title of the upcoming “Matrix” film however confirmed footage.

As you’d think about, the battle scenes had been like nothing you’ve seen earlier than. And likewise one thing now we have by no means seen from this franchise: Keanu Reeves with facial hair.

Reeves returns as Neo however this time sporting lengthy hair and a beard.

“Sing 2” (December 22)

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“Sing.” Common

For the children, the “Sing” sequel returns with stars from the unique — Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton, Tori Kelly — in addition to a number of new ones like Eric André and Bono.

“The 355” (January 7, 2022)

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Jessica Chastain. Samir Hussein / Getty Photographs

This feminine-led motion spy film has the hype and from the footage we noticed it might stay as much as it.

Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong’o, Diane Kruger, and Bingbing Fan play members of a CIA workforce out to save lots of the world. Sebastian Stan, Édgar Ramírez, and Penélope Cruz additionally star.

“The Black Telephone” (January 29, 2022)

Ethan Hawke poses at the opening night party for the new musical "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice" at Green Fig Urban Eatery at Yotel

Ethan Hawke. Bruce Glikas/WireImage

This was one of many standout trailers at CinemaCon this yr.

Directed by “Physician Unusual” director Scott Derrickson, Ethan Hawke stars as a psycho who kidnaps a boy and throws him right into a soundproof basement.

It will get weirder and extra scary from there because the boy tries to flee with the assistance from the spirits of the killer’s victims who name the boy on a disconnected black telephone that is within the room.

“Marry Me” (February 11, 2022)

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Jennifer Lopez. Pool/Getty Photographs

Jennifer Lopez returns to the rom-com style and brings alongside Owen Wilson.

Lopez is a well-known singer who decides to marry a fan within the crowd at certainly one of her live shows after being publicly embarrassed by her ex. Seems that fan, performed by Wilson, was compelled to go to the live performance along with his daughter and has no clue who the singer is…however goes together with marrying her anyway.

Nothing beats somewhat fish-out-of-water vibe in a romantic comedy.

“Ambulance” (February 18, 2022)

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Jake Gyllenhaal. Dia Dipasupil/Getty Photographs

Michael Bay groups with Jake Gyllenhaal for this heist film thriller.

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, whose character desperately wants cash for his household, additionally stars as he joins Gyllenhaal’s character to rob a financial institution. The heist goes unhealthy and out of the blue Gyllenhaal and Abul-Mateen are operating from the cops in an ambulance, which is carrying the police officer that Abdul-Mateen’s character shot.

It will get nuts, as you’ll be able to think about with a Bay film.

“The Batman” (March 4, 2022)

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Robert Pattinson in “The Batman.” Warner Bros.

There wasn’t any new Batman footage however seeing the trailer on the massive display screen was loads of enjoyable. We bought an excellent feeling about Robert Pattinson as Batman.

“Bullet Practice” (April 8, 2022)

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Brad Pitt. Rick Rowell/Getty Photographs

We solely bought a small snippet of this motion film from the director of “Deadpool 2” and “Hobbs & Shaw,” but it surely featured Brad Pitt kicking butt so it was value it.

The film stars Pitt as certainly one of 5 assassins who’re on a Japanese bullet practice and all have related missions.

We will not wait to see Pitt in a film helmed by David Leitch, one of many creators of the “John Wick” franchise.

“The Northman” (April 8, 2022)

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Alexander Skarsgård. ANDREW KELLY/Reuters

After acclaimed (additionally twisted) films like “The Witch” and “The Lighthouse,” you need to anticipate the surprising with director Robert Eggers.

The footage of this film was probably the most lovely of all CinemaCon.

Alexander Skarsgård performs a Viking prince out for revenge after the demise of his father. The film additionally stars Nicole Kidman, Ethan Hawke, and Anya Taylor-Pleasure.

The film is bloody, unforgiving, but beautiful to observe. And we solely noticed a couple of minutes of footage. We will solely think about what the entire film is like.

“13 Lives” (April 15, 2022)

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Ron Howard. Christopher Smith/Invision/AP

Some of the shifting trailers was this Ron Howard take a look at the 2018 Thai cave rescue that captivated the world.

Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell, and Joel Edgerton star because the cave divers who undergo extraordinary size to save lots of twelve youngsters and their soccer coach.

“The Insufferable Weight of Large Expertise” (April 22, 2022)

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Nicolas Cage. JC Olivera/Getty Photographs

That is one Nicolas Cage followers will certainly not miss.

Right here he performs a model of himself who quits appearing and winds up accepting a private look gig as a result of it is so profitable. The person who hires him, performed by “The Mandalorian” star Pedro Pascal, seems to be a fugitive from justice and it results in Cage having to be a real-life hero to take him down.

The callbacks to the Cage classics are plentiful. We nonetheless cannot consider Cage was down to do that.

“Mission Not possible 7” (Could 27, 2022)

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Tom Cruise in “Mission: Not possible – Fallout.” Paramount Footage

Tom Cruise as soon as extra pushes the boundaries of actors who do their very own stunts.

Paramount confirmed the CinemaCon viewers “M:I 7” footage of Cruise driving a bike off a cliff after which BASE leaping throughout the free fall.

We will solely think about what else Cruise has in retailer for us on this film.

“Jurassic World: Dominion” (June 10, 2022)

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Chris Pratt in “Jurassic World.” Common Footage

We additionally noticed the primary footage of the anticipated last chapter within the “Jurassic” franchise.

Together with showcasing the celebrities of the unique film being concerned — Sam Neill and Laura Dern — we additionally noticed footage of dinosaurs roaming across the fashionable world and scaring the heck out of everybody.

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