The Biggest Releases of the Year – The Hollywood Reporter

Willy Wonka’s origin story and latest from Cocaine Bear John Wick, Aquaman And Operation Impossible Franchisees, have a lot to look forward to in 2023. Next year, we’ll see new movies from Martin Scorsese, Wes Anderson and Nia DaCosta, as well as long-awaited titles like live-action Barbie Film and Spider-Verse Follow up.

Check out some of the expected movie releases of 2023 below.


January 6

A creepy artificial intelligence doll is hired as a friend to a recently orphaned girl. What could go wrong? Gerard Johnstone directs the ensemble from horror producers James Wan and Jason Blum, starring Allison Williams.

house ceremony

January 13

The reimagining of the 1990 classic follows two friends who throw a huge party at the home of NBA superstar LeBron James, who also makes a film appearance and himself.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantummania

Feb. 17

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantum Mania’

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Latest episode at Ant-Man The franchise sees Paul Rudd’s Ant-Man and Evangeline Lilly’s Wasp explore the quantum realm and battle new big bad Kong the Conqueror, played by Jonathan Majors.

Cocaine Bear

Feb. 24

From director Elizabeth Banks, a Kentucky bear high on cocaine ends up in the woods after a bungled drug run and goes on a homicidal rampage.

March 3

Creed III

‘Creed III’


Franchise star Michael B. Jordan steps behind the camera for this entry, which sees Adonis Creed play the majors against childhood friend and former boxing prodigy.

Screaming 6

March 10

The franchise renewal continues with the next-gen Ghostface survivors trying to leave Woodsboro for a fresh start in New York City. Jenna Ortega, Jasmine Savoy Brown, Melissa Barrera and Mason Gooding return, plus Scream Veterinarian Hayden Panettiere.

Shazam! Wrath of God

March 17

Pushed from 2022, the Shazam! The sequel sees Zachary Levy’s hero square off against Helen Mirren’s Hespera.

John Wick: Chapter 4

March 24

Keanu Reeves in 'John Wick Chapter 3'

Keanu Reeves in ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum’

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Keanu Reeves is back as the former Hitman hit in a globe-trotting entry directed by Chad Stahelski. Bill Skarsgård joins as Vic’s latest nemesis, while Donnie Yen is set to play an old friend.

Dungeons and Dragons: Honor among thieves

March 31

Movie adaptation of the beloved role-playing game Game Night John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein star as Chris Pine heads a band of adventurers in search of a lost relic. Michelle Rodriguez, Justice Smith, Sophia Lillis, Rege-Jean Page and Hugh Grant round out the cast.

Super Mario Bros. Movie

April 7

The latest attempt to bring the video game to the big screen is an animated feature starring Chris Pratt as Charlie Day Luigi and Anya Taylor-Joy as Princess Peach.


April 14

The horror comedy sees Nicolas Cage play Dracula, focusing on his henchman, played by Nicholas Hoult, who begins to consider life outside of his slavery, finding a new lease on life in modern New Orleans.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

May 5

final the protectors Takes place after the film The endgamePeter Quill is reeling from the loss of Zoe Saldana’s Gamora.

Fast X

May 19

Michelle Rodriguez and Vin Diesel in 'F9'

Michelle Rodriguez and Vin Diesel in ‘F9’

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Second to last episode fast The franchise sees Vin Diesel and his team back together, this time joined by franchise newcomer Brie Larson.

May 26

Disney’s latest live-action animation is a remake of the 1989 classic and stars Halle Bailey as Princess Ariel. Melissa McCarthy will play Ursula, while Javier Bardem will play King Triton.

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

June 2

The follow-up to the Oscar-winning Marvel animation will see Miles Morales dive into the multiverse, meet a new Spider-Man and foes voiced by franchise newcomers like Oscar Isaac, Issa Rae and Daniel Kaluuya.

June 9

First Transformers Movie from 2017 The Last Night It stars Anthony Ramos and Dominique Fischbach and centers on 1990s Brooklyn archaeologists who uncover an ancient conflict.

No hard feelings

June 16

This upcoming comedy-drama stars Jennifer Lawrence as a woman who answers a Craigslist ad placed by a mother to date her son before he enters college. The project is described as being in the vein bad teacher And Risky business.

June 23

Ezra Miller as Flash in 2017's 'Justice League'

Ezra Miller as Flash in 2017’s ‘Justice League’

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Controversial Ezra Miller will lead the stand-alone DC superhero that will see Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton return as Batman.

Untitled Adele Lim Comedy

June 23

The directorial debut of Crazy rich Asians The writer follows four Asian American women as they travel through Asia to find one of their birth mothers.

June 30

Harrison Ford in 'Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny'

Harrison Ford in ‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’

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The latest Indiana Jones is set against the backdrop of the space race in 1969 and sees Jones – along with a goddaughter played by Phoebe Waller-Bridge – try to uncover whether the US government has recruited them out of desperation to defeat their former World War II enemies. Soviet Union.

Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning – Part One

July 14

The seventh installment of Tom Cruise’s spy thriller series will no doubt feature globe-trotting and outsize stunts.

July 21

Christopher Nolan’s latest news is American scientist J. It tells the story of Robert Oppenheimer as he develops the atomic bomb. Cillian Murphy leads a cast that includes Florence Pugh, Emily Blunt, Robert Downey Jr. and Matt Damon, among many others.


July 21

Margot Robbie as Barbie

Margot Robbie as Barbie

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The long-awaited film based on the best-selling toy stars Margot Robbie as Barbie, Ryan Gosling as Ken and Greta Gerwig in the director’s chair.

July 28

The Captain Marvel Larson’s Captain Marvel, Ms. The follow-up will see Marvel (Iman Vellani) and Monica Rambeau (Teonah Parris) team up.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

August 4

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg produced the animated feature based on the 1980 cartoon about the humanoid, pizza-loving and crime-fighting Turtles.

Blue beetle

August 18

Previously slated for HBO Max, the standalone superhero movie is getting a full theatrical release. It follows Jaime Reyes, a Mexican American teenager who lives thanks to a blue scarab beetle.

Equalizer 3

September 1

Denzel Washington in 'The Equalizer 2'

Denzel Washington in ‘The Equalizer 2’


Antoine Fuqua and Denzel Washington return for retired US Marine and former DIA officer Robert McCall’s latest film.

Expendables 4

September 22

Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham and Dolph Lundgren return as mercenaries, this time tasked with taking down an arms dealer who commands the power of a massive private army. Also starring Iko Uwais and Andy Garcia.

Kraven the Hunter

October 6

Aaron Taylor-Johnson stars as big-game hunter Sergei Kravinoff. Spider-Man the villain Russell Crowe and Ariana DeBose also star.

The Exorcist

October 13

After taking on another horror classic, HalloweenDavid Gordon Green is now back in theaters The ExorcistA sequel to the 1973 film follows a 12-year-old girl possessed by a demon.

The Mound: Part Two

November 3

Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet in 'Dune: Part One'

Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet in ‘Dune: Part One’

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Where the second half of Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi adaptation takes place Part one Left behind, Paul sought to avenge his family by joining the Atreides’ Fremen. Austin Butler and Florence Pugh join Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya.

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & SnakeRs

November 17

The Hunger Games The prequel stars Rachel Zegler as Lucy Gray Byrd, a poor District 12 girl mentored by the venerable, then 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow.

December 25

Jason Mamoa in 2018's 'Aquaman'

Jason Momoa in 2018’s ‘Aquaman’

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The sequel will see the return of Jason Momoa’s DC superhero alongside Yahya Abdul-Mateen II’s Black Manta and Nicole Kidman’s Atlanna. Among the franchise newcomers is Randall Park Dr. Joining the cast are Stephen Shinn, a marine biologist obsessed with finding Atlantis, Johnny Zhao as Stingray and India Moore as Karshan.

December 20

The film adaptation of the Broadway musical, itself an adaptation of Alice Walker’s novel, stars Fantasia as Celie, with Coleman Domingo, Corey Hawkins, HER, Anjou Ellis and Ciara in supporting roles.


December 15

Paddington Director Paul King is behind this Willy Wonka-based tale starring Chalamet as a futuristic candymaker. The story focuses on how he meets the Oompa Loompas in one of his early adventures.

Disappointment Blvd.


The logline of Ari Astor’s latest film reads: “A decades-spanning portrait of one of the most successful entrepreneurs of all time.” Joaquin Phoenix leads a cast that also includes Patti LuPone and Nathan Lane.



Leonard Bernstein is back in the director’s chair for the first time since the biopic Bradley Cooper A star is born. He will also appear in the Netflix project alongside celebrity composers Carey Mulligan, Jeremy Strong, Matt Bomer, Maya Hawke and Sarah Silverman.



Ridley Scott’s latest historical drama traces the French hero’s origins and, as the logline reads, “his rapid, ruthless ascent to emperorship, seen through the prism of his addictive and often volatile relationship with his wife and Josephine.” Phoenix stars as Napoleon, alongside Vanessa Kirby as Empress Josephine.

Asteroid City


Wes Anderson’s latest is set at an astronomy convention in a desert town in the 1950s. Robbie, Scarlett Johansson, Edward Norton, Tom Hanks, Steve Carell, Hong Chow and Bryan Cranston star in a large ensemble cast.

Flower Moon Killers


The latest team-up between Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio is expected on Apple TV+ next year. Based on the book of the same name, the story takes place in the 1920s after members of the Osage tribe in the United States are murdered under mysterious circumstances.

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