New Movies 2021, As if the pandemic and 2020 turmoil weren’t enough, the past year has also seen the postponement of a slew of highly anticipated films, from action movies like Black Widow and No Time to Die to sci-fi directed by Timothée Chalamet. epic Dune is now in theaters and on HBO Max in 2021.
Most cinemas across the country have reopened, allowing viewers to see the latest releases and new movies. However, many fall movies are banking on hybrid release plans after Delta failed to return to theaters. The good news is that there is no shortage of options to watch the most popular movies of the year.
Fall movies opening in theaters on HBO Max on the same day include Clint Eastwood’s Lament of the Macho and Dune, starring Timothée Chalamet. Meanwhile, the James Bond movie No Time to Die and Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatcher will only be released in theaters.
Read on to see all the highly anticipated films of 2021.
Raya and the Last Dragon
Featuring the voices of Kelly Marie Tran and Aquafina, Walt Disney Animation’s upcoming animated film will be the first animated film to feature a Southeast Asian heroine and will premiere on both Disney Plus and in theaters. It will follow the journey of Rai, a passionate warrior in search of the last dragon to restore peace to the mythical world.
Coming 2 America
Eddie Murphy returns as Prince Akim in the highly anticipated 1988 sequel. Directed by Craig Brewer and written by Kenya Barris, Barry W. Blaustein and David Sheffield, Prince Akim becomes King of Zamud when he finds out who has a son in the US (Jermaine Fowler). Of course, funny antics follow.
Godzilla vs. Kong
The crossover sequel Godzilla: King of the Monsters and Kong: Skull Island, which debuts both on HBO Max and in theaters, will see legendary monsters clash in an epic battle for the ages as humanity waits. take them both to take back the planet.
Adapted from the popular video game, MMA fighter Cole Young (Lewis Tan) seeks out the Earthrealm’s greatest champions to stand against the forces of Outworld in a high-stakes battle to save the universe.
The Water Man
David Oyelowo’s feature directorial debut follows Gunner (Lonnie Chavis), a boy who sets out on a quest to save his ill mother (Rosario Dawson) by searching for the Water Man, a mythic figure who holds the secret to immortality. Gunner and Jo (Amiah Miller), a mysterious local girl, journey into the remote Wild Horse forest and discover that the deeper they venture, the more dangerous the forest becomes. Their only hope for rescue is Gunner’s father (Oyelowo), who will stop at nothing to save them.
Based on one of the most notorious crimes in FBI history, Emilia Clark stars as Susan Smith, a young woman desperate to escape a seedy life in a Kentucky coal-mining town. Enter Mark Putnam (Jack Huston): a new FBI agent who may be the answer to changing her bad luck. He recruits Susan as his informant for a high-profile case, but as their relationship deepens, so does the danger. The cast includes Sophie Lowe, Austin Hébert, Karl Glusman, Chris Mulkey, Omar Miller, Kevin Dunn, Thora Birch and Johnny Knoxville.
Do you wanna play a game? Tobin Kramer might not be back to play the primary villain of the “Saw” franchise, but the ninth installment of the series is back this spring and finds a stacked cast in Chris Rock, Max Minghella, Marisol Nichols, Samuel L. Jackson and Zoie Palmer. This next chapter of “Saw” is rocked by a new criminal mastermind who unleashes a twisted form of justice. Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks (Rock) works under the shadow of his father, an esteemed police veteran (Jackson), with his rookie partner (Minghella). Ensuring his own legacy, Zeke and his partner take charge of a grisly set of murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city’s gruesome past. However, it’s only a matter of time before he is trapped in the middle of the killer’s morbid game.
Woman in the Window
Starring Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman and Anthony Mackie, director Joe Wright’s new Netflix movie appears a bit more ominous than its “Rear Window” predecessor. Dr. Anna Fox is an agoraphobic phycologist obsessed with her new neighbors. When she witnesses a disturbing act of violence from her window, she becomes consumed with solving the brutal crime from the confines of her home.
Army of the Dead
One highly anticipated movie of the year just wasn’t enough for Zack Snyder! From the “Justice League” director comes an apocalyptic tale about a group of mercenaries who take the ultimate gamble after a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas. Taking a cue from their Rat Pack predecessors (or maybe George Clooney), the group ventures into the quarantine zone for the greatest heist of all time. The cast includes Dave Bautista, Huma Qureshi, Ella Purnell, Hiroyuki Sanada, Matthias Schweighöfer and Tig Notaro, who replaces original cast member Chris D’Elia.
Set against the punk and fashion scenes of 1970s London, Disney’s live-action feature will introduce Emma Stone as a younger Cruella de Vil, the iconic villain from 1961’s “101 Dalmatians.” It will also star Emma Thompson, Joel Fry Paul, Walter Hauser and Mark Strong