Most anticipated films of 2021

Most anticipated films of the year

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Because of the pandemic, many films that should have been released in 2020 have been postponed. Thus, 2021 promises to be a year full of great releases and, due to the effects of the coronavirus, several productions being launched simultaneously in cinemas and in streaming services. Below, check out a list of the 10 most anticipated films of the year with options for all tastes.

  • 007: No Time to Die

  • Black Widow

  • Invocation of Evil 3

  • Luca

  • Top Gun: Maverick

  • The Legend of Candyman

  • Death on the Nile

  • Dune

  • The Eternals

  • Spider-Man 3

007: No Time to Die

Daniel Craig incarnates for the last time the most charming spy in cinema. 007: No Time to Die it is the 25th film in the series inspired by the books of Ian Fleming and begins with James Bond retired on a beach in Jamaica until an old acquaintance appears asking for his help for one last service. The role of villain will fall to Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody) while Ana de Armas will be the Bond Girl of the time.

Release date of: October 8th.

  • When the article was published, the release of the film was scheduled for April 2, being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Black Widow

Set after the events of Captain America: Civil War, Black Widow immerse yourself in the story of the spy Natasha Romanoff before becoming a member of the Avengers and in past traumas that insist on pursuing her. Together with her sister, Natasha will try to destroy the villain Taskmaster and the Red Room, an organization that trains girls to be Black Widows. In addition to Scarlett Johansson in the lead role, the film also features David Harbor (Stranger Things) as the Red Guardian, and Rachel Weisz.

Release date of: April 29

Invocation of Evil 3

This is for horror fans. Invocation of Evil 3 takes up the real stories taken from the archives of the couple Ed and Lorraine Warren. This time, they investigate a case involving evil spirits and murder in a haunted house. Curiosity: the case narrated was the first time in the United States that a homicide defendant claimed possession by demons in court. Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson continue in the main roles.

Release date of: June 4.


Pixar’s big bet for 2021 is Luca, a film that recounts the adventures of a boy during a summer on the Italian coast. He builds a great friendship with another boy without knowing that he is, in fact, an underwater creature camouflaged as a human being. Little is known about the plot, but Pixar does not usually disappoint with fun and exciting films in equal doses.

Release date of: June 24th.

Top Gun: Maverick

Pete Maverick is back after the great success of Top Gun in 1986. In the new adventure, 35 years later, the fighter pilot must show that, despite all the advancement of the technological war, with drones and remote attacks, the human factor continues to be preponderant. In addition to news in the cast like Jennifer Connelly and Miles Teller, Val Kilmer also revives his character Tom Iceman.

Release date of: July 1st.

The Legend of Candyman

Jordan Peele, producer of Corra e Nós, is back to resume the story of Candyman, a ghost that is invoked whenever someone dares to say his name five times in the mirror. Classified as a “spiritual sequence” from the original 1992 film, The Legend of Candyman it takes place in the same Chicago area as the first title, but the place, once a housing project, has become a white middle class neighborhood. Like other productions by Peele, denouncing racism marks the film’s history.

Release date of: August 27.

Death on the Nile

After the success of Murder on the Orient Express, Kenneth Branagh returns to the role of detective Hercule Poirot in yet another film based on the work of Agatha Christie. On vacation on a ship in Egypt, Poirot must solve a murder on the vessel involving a couple on their honeymoon. Death on the Nile brings a great cast, including Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman) and Armie Hammer (Call Me By Your Name).

Release date of: September 17th.


Based on the 1965 science fiction bestseller written by Frank Herbert, Dune it takes place in a distant future in which the planets are controlled by noble families in a kind of intergalactic feudalism. Paul Atreides (Thimothée Chalamet) is the son of the lords of the desert planet Arrakis, which has the reserves of the most important substance in the Universe, and will lead his people against different threats.

Release date of: October 1st.

The Eternals

The new phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will begin with The Eternals. This group of mythological superheroes was created thousands of years ago by the Celestials, who already appeared briefly in Avengers: Ultimatum, and whose main rivals are the group called Deviants. There are still few details about the plot and there is not even a trailer, but the cast is already confirmed with Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek and Richard Madden, among others.

Release date of: November 5th.

Spider-Man 3

Do you want to know what happened to the world after Avengers: Endgame? The sequence of Spider man will be the first Marvel film set in the wake of the war between the heroes and Thanos. With little concrete information, what is known so far is that the character of Tom Holland will have Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) as mentor and Electro (Jamie Foxx) will be one of the villains of the film, which also brings references to Mystery, villain of the previous title.

Release date of: December 17th.

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