Upcoming Movies We Can’t Wait to See; 2021 Release Dates, Trailers, and MORE [UPDATED]

Here is a list of films we can’t wait to see for the rest of 2021 from now to December, as well as where you can watch them, trailers, and more!

I Care A Lot – Yesterday, February 19, 2021

Marla Grayson, played by British actress Rosamond Pike, makes a living stealing from the elderly but she lands in hot water when her latest victim has ties to a powerful gangster. I Care A Lot had its initial release September 12, 2020 in Canada at the Toronto International Film Festival and will be released in the U.S. on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video this Friday.

Crazy About Her – February 26, 2021

Crazy About Her was filmed in Spanish (as you can see in the trailer), the original title being Loco por ella. The english version of the film will be released on Netflix February 26th.

Cherry – February 26, 2021

Cherry is being called Tom Holland’s darkest movie yet. The Russo family brings us a story about a young man struggling with PTSD, opioid addiction, and a series of bad decisions as he becomes a bank robber all while meeting the love of his life. It will arrive in theaters February 26th and become available to stream on Apple TV+ March 12th.

Biggie I Got A Story to Tell – March 1, 2021

A documentary on the life of rap legend Biggie Smalls is coming to Netflix March 1st. Watch the first official trailer below.

Moxie – March 3, 2021

Coming right on time for Women’s History Month, Moxie has a message to inspire us all to take a stand against the sexist and misogynistic society we live in. “When I was 16 all I cared about was smashing the patriarchy and burning it all down”, and that’s exactly what the shy 16 year old Vivian aims to do with a zine she anonymously publishes at her school. Inspired by her mothers rebellious past (played by Amy Poehler, who also directed and produced the film), and her brave new friend Lucy (Alycia Pascual-Pena), Vivian (Hadley Robinson) sparks a revolution.

Raya and the Last Dragon – March 5, 2021

In order to stop sinister monsters known as the Druun, Raya goes on a quest to stop them for good and track down the last dragon, who is quite an interesting character. When watching the trailer it instantly reminded me of Moana which was reassured when I saw the “from the studios that brought you Moana”. Also, similarly to Moana, Raya wants to restore her homeland back to the way it was when there was harmony. This is also another first for Disney as Raya is the first Southeast Asian Disney princess. We love to see it!

The soundtrack for the movie is looking good with a single by Jhene Aiko titled “Lead the Way” out now.

Coming 2 America – March 5, 2021

One of the most anticipated movies of the year with many push backs on the release date due to the pandemic, we are finally going to see the 33 year later sequel to the classic film Coming to America! This is something very special because although Coming to America came out in 1988 a few original cast members will be returning for part two besides the obvious Arsenio Hall and Eddie Murphy. Those returning include James Earl Jones, John Amos, Garcelle Beauvais, Louie Anderson, Vanessa Bell Calloway, and Shari Headley. New cast members include; Teyana Taylor, Tracy Morgan, Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones, Rotimi, KiKi Layne, Bella Murphy, Nomzamo Mbatha, and Jermaine Fowler. We can expect its arrival on March 5th on Amazon Prime Video.

Yes Day – March 12, 2021

Netflix seems to have new movies releasing back to back. Here’s another new movie you can stream on the platform this time starring Jennifer Garner as a mother who’s tired of telling her kids no, along with her husband, played by Edgar Ramirez. They decide to give their three children 24 hours to make the rules. Yes Day is based on a book of the same name by New York Times bestselling author Amy Krouse Rosenthal. Garner is also set to work with Netflix on two other films. She’s set to star and produce again in a movie titled Family Leave that is also based on a family comedy novel by Rosenthal, Bedtime For Mommy. The third film coming up for Garner is a sci-fi where she’ll be starring alongside Ryan Reynolds, Mark Ruffalo, and Zoe Saldana titled, The Adam Project, also releasing on Netflix.

Concrete Cowboy – April 2, 2021

Cinderella – July 16, 2021

A classic Disney fairytale we all know and love is remade again but this time starring singer, Camila Cabello. It is written and directed by Kay Cannon and has a famous producer; host of The Late Late Show, James Corden. The new Cinderella is scheduled to release July 16th on RealD 3D, Dolby Cinema, and IMAX. There is no trailer yet.

Candyman – August 27, 2021

A “spiritual sequel” as its been described to the original 1992 horror has had many rescheduled release dates as many films have but nonetheless it is now scheduled for theaters, August 27th. The director of the reboot is Nia DaCosta and screenplay by the genius mind that is Jordan Peele. Candyman will follow Anthony played by Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as he’s exposed to the true story behind Candyman. Although, I am personally not a typical fan of horror, i’m very excited to see this one!

A Quiet Place II – September 17, 2021

A Quiet Place II release date has been postponed 3 times. The first release date was set for March of 2020 then rescheduled to April 23rd of this year, now because of continued growth of Covid-19, the official date is September 17th with plans to release in theaters. The sequel follows the Abbott family again as they face terrors of the outside world and fight for survival in silence.

Cruella – May 28, 2021

Everyones talking about it! Our first glimpse into the world of a young Cruella Deville from the Disney classic, 101 Dalmatians. It’s giving off major Harley Quinn vibes in the first official trailer below. Everyone including me is excited to see Emma Stone in this role that takes us through the origin of Ms. Deville.

Space Jam: A New Legacy – July 16, 2021

It’s been a long time coming for the sequel to the movie us 90s kids loved growing up 1996’s Space Jam that starred basketball legend Michael Jordan alongside the Looney Tunes. Talk of Space Jam: A New Legacy started back in 2015 when LeBron James and his production company signed to Warner Bros., which owns the rights to Looney Tunes. James will be taking the place of Jordan as the star of the film. The expected arrival of the film is July 16th but it could possibly be pushed back because of the NBA season. I guess we’ll just have to wait and see. As of right of now there is no trailer.

Jungle Cruise – July 30, 2021

Dr. Lily Houghton (Emily Blunt) sets out to uncover a legend of the Amazon with the help of Frank Wolff (Dwayne Johnson), also starring; Jack Whitehall and Edgar Ramirez. Jungle Cruise is a Disneyland attraction now turned family action movie. Watch the trailer below.

Suicide Squad 2 – August 6, 2021

No trailer yet but there is news going around about some changes being made to the Suicide Squad characters. the Joker in Suicide Squad received backlash for his gangster persona, a very different version of the character fans know and appreciate. Because of the characters backlash they have revised Jared Leto‘s Joker. But, the Joker isn’t the only character that has some changes. It”s hinted that Margot Robbie is headed in a new direction with her character, Harley Quinn. In other news about the film, we’ll be seeing new cast mates such as Idris Elba and John Cena.

The Hit Man’s Wife’s Bodyguard – August 20, 2021

Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek, and Ryan Reynolds are reprising their roles from the original film The Hitman’s Bodyguard. Actors who will also be joining this follow-up are; Morgan Freeman, Antonio Banderas, Frank Grillo, and Tom Hopper. Jackson shared a behind the scenes photo on set with “the best screen wife ever”, in which Hayek looks badass in a blonde wig and leather bodysuit. No trailer yet.

King Richard – November 19, 2021

The biographical drama on Richard Williams, the father of Venus and Serena Williams, will give us an inside look on how the coaching he gave his daughters made them the tennis champions they are today. Richard Williams will be played by Will Smith and is set to release in Australia November 18th and in the U.S. theaters, November 19th. There is no trailer yet.

Wicked – December 22, 2021

We get to see another infamous characters untold origin story, based on the Broadway show of the same name, the Wicked movie has been in the works for almost a decade! It was promised to come in 2019 but things happened and here we are in 2021 expecting its arrival December 22nd.

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