With awards season just behind us, it’s time once again to look at all the upcoming films that 2017 has to offer us. There are lots in store to watch out for – sequels, more superhero blockbusters, adaptations, and a whole lot more. Here are just some of the few titles that made it to our list of most anticipated 2017 movies.
The long awaited sequel to the iconic film, Danny Boyle brings back the original cast including Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, and Ewen Bremner.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
The Force Awakens left us devastated and with only more questions. Who are Rey’s parents? Who is the last jedi referred to in the title? All our questions and more will finally be answered in The Last Jedi. And with ‘Looper’ director Rian Johnson at the helm, this is sure to be a promising chapter in the Star Wars saga.
Murder on the Orient Express
‘Murder on the Orient Express’ is one of Agatha Christie’s greatest detective stories, finishing with the mother of all twists. This all-star new adaptation features Kenneth Branagh as moustache-twiddling Poirot, with Judi Dench, Johnny Depp and Daisy Ridley playing his fellow guests on the glamorous Orient Express.
Based on one of Agatha Christie’s most iconic detective stories, this new adaptation boasts an all-star cast including Kenneth Branagh, Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Daisy Ridley and a whole lot more.
Pixar has two movies in store for us this year. Another Cars sequel and an animated film inspired by the Mexican holiday ‘Day of the Dead’. Coco is certainly the more exciting of the two.
The 90s Robin Williams classic is iconic. Reports have said that the new movie is ditching the board game concept for a more modern video game one. Will this long awaited reboot live up to the original? Probably not but we’ll still see it.
This is one of the most anticipated films in this year’s Cannes Film Festival, Okja tells the story of a farm girl and her beloved beast who is kidnapped by a multi-national corporation. Directed by visionary director Bong Joon-ho, who directed Snowpiercer and The Host, this is sure to be a great movie!
Sofia Coppola directs this remake of the 1971 film. Along with an all-star ensemble which includes Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning, and Colin Farrell. With Coppola at the helm – this version will be imbued with a more feminist tone and won’t be just another remake of an old film.
Todd Haynes blessed us with Carol in 2015, now he follows up with a film that is more ambitious. Set in the 1920s and 1970s, Wonderstruck tells the story of two deaf children who are connected in many ways. Reports say that half of the movie is presented as a black and white silent film.
Call Me By Your Name
Luca Guadagnino’s adaptation of Andre Aciman’s novel has already caused quite a stir at film festivals with critics and audiences raving about the film. Call Me By Your Name tells the story of a summer romance between an Italian American named Elio and an American academic named Oliver. The screenplay was written by James Ivory, writer of acclaimed period films like A Room With A View, Maurice, and The Remains of the Day.