Your Guide for Upcoming Comic-Book Movies (2016)



With the expanding comic book craze and upsurge of super hero films gaining mainstream popularity tons of films are slated to release every year between now and 2019, there are even confirmations for 2020!!

Recently there have been a lot of announcements for the next phase of movies. Keep a lookout the next few Wednesday’s I will be posting the next line-ups.


Here’s a list of what to look forward to for the rest of 2016



Captain America: Civil War (MCU)

Release Date: May 6, 2016   [Get your tickets now!!]

Photo courtesy of Marvel

  After another destructive incident involving the Avengers, the government decides to interfere causing a division amongst allies.

Already receiving strong reviews, Captain America: Civil War is expected to have a massive domestic opening of $175 million-plus!

With a plot we’ve seen in the comics, we witness Captain America being set against Iron Man, forcing our other Marvel heroes to choose sides. Captain America disagrees with Iron Mans decision to work with the US Congress in passing a regulation which will require all superheroes to register with the government giving up their identity.

Team Iron Man
Team Captain America 
Whose side will you join?

Civil War stars: Chris Evans (Captain America), Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Anthony Mackie (Falcon), Don Cheadle (War Machine), Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye), Sebastian Stan (Winter Soldier), Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther), Paul Bettany (Vision), Elizabeth Olsen (Scarlet Witch), Paul Rudd (Ant-Man) Tom Holland (Spider-Man), Emily VanCamp (Sharon Carter) and Frank Grillo (Crossbones), with William Hurt (Secretary of state) and Daniel Brühl (Zemo).


X-Men Apocalypse (FOX)

Release Date: May 27, 2016

Photo courtesy of FOX

Awaking after thousands of years, the first and most powerful mutant, Apocalypse recruits other mutants to establish a new world order. A team of young X-Men led by Professor X must unite to prevent the destruction of mankind.  

X-Men Apocalypse stars: Oscar Isaac (Apocalypse), Michael Fassbender (Magneto), James McAvoy (Professor X), Sophie Turner (Jean Grey), Jennifer Lawrence (Mystique), Oliva Munn (Psylocke), Rose Byrne (Moira MacTaggert), Josh Helman (William Stryker), Nicholas Hoult (Beast), Evan Peters (Quicksilver), Alexandra Shipp (Storm), Tye Sheridan (Cyclops), Kodi Smit-McPhee (Nightcrawler), Monique Ganderton (Death), Lana Condor (Jubilee), Ben Hardy (Angel), and Lucas Till (Havok).

Suicide Squad (WB)

Release Date: August 5, 2016

Photo courtesy of ScreenRant

A team of expendable super villains (suicide squad also known as Task-force X), are assembled by ruthless director Amanda Waller for high-risk missions in exchange for reduced prison sentences.


Suicide Squad stars: Margot Robbie (Harley Quinn), Jared Leto (The Joker), Will Smith (Deadshot), Ben Affleck (Batman), Jai Courtney (Captain Boomerang), Cara Delevingne (Enchantress), Joel Kinnaman (Rick Flag), Scott Eastwood (mystery role), Karen Fukuhara (Katana), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Killer Croc), Jay Hernandez (El Diablo), Adam Beach (Slipknot), and Viola Davis (Amanda Waller).

Doctor Strange (MCU)

Release Date: November 4, 2016

Photo courtesy of Marvel

After having his hands destroyed in a car accident, former top neurosurgeon, Dr. Stephen Strange searches the globe for a way to repair them. He crosses paths with the Ancient One; where he masters martial arts and mystical arts, becoming a supreme student of the old Sorcerer. Dr. Strange is the primary protector of Earth against mystical and magical threats.

Doctor strange stars: Benedict Cumberbatch (Dr. Stephen Strange), Mads Mikkelsen (Unrevealed primary villain), Tilda Swinton (The Ancient One), Rachel McAdams (unconfirmed role), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Baron Mordo), Michael Stuhlbarg (Nicodemus West), Benedict Wong (Wong), and Scott Adkins (unconfirmed role).

Stay tuned next Wednesday will be releasing the 2017 line up!

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