Hal Bailey as Ariel in Disney’s The Little Mermaid
With 2022 fast approaching, the film industry is gearing up for the release of New Year’s blockbusters. Whether you’re a fan of action, comedy, drama, or anything else, the next 12 months have something for everyone, especially black cinema supporters.
This year will see the premieres of some of the more popular movie franchises in entertainment. In the first quarter, Creed III It’s set to hit theaters. Directed by Michael B. Jordan, the sports drama also features Jonathan Majors as the main antagonist rounded out by a cast that includes Tessa Thompson, Wood Harris and the inimitable Filika Rashad. Expect a sequel in 2021 sand dunes In the fall, Emmy-winning actress Zendaya will reprise her role as Chani.
Reboots have been all the rage in Hollywood lately, and the trend is set to continue this year. next week, home party The remake is coming to silver screens around the world, and on May 26, little mermaid It is scheduled to be released. This new version of the Disney classic starring Hal Bailey tells the story of Ariel, a curious underwater princess who is intrigued by the human world. After doing great in 2022, Bailey has been added to the list of accolades by becoming her first ever Black Girlfriend Ariel in the highly anticipated film adaptation.
Audiences across the country will be able to see the ensemble cast shine in December purple colorThe film, featuring Fantasia as Celie, also includes notable entertainers such as HER, Louis Gossett Jr., Anjanue Ellis, Taraji P. Henson, and Danielle Brooks. Bailey can also be seen in the film, as she was tapped to play a young Nettie Harris.
Scroll down for a full list of the most anticipated movies of 2023.
Home party (1/13)
A reimagining of the 1990 classic follows two friends who throw a huge party at the home of NBA superstar LeBron James. Starring Jacob Lattimore and Tosin Cole.
Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantomania (2/17)
Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly return as size-shifters Scott Lang and Hope Van Dyne in a new adventure to face the MCU’s new villain, Khan the Conqueror, played by Jonathan Majors.
Creed III (3/3)
Jonathan Majors stars as franchise star Michael B. Jordan steps behind the camera in this entry as Adonis Creed faces off against childhood friend and former boxing prodigy Damian Anderson.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (5/5)
This third article by James Gunn guardian of the galaxy The trilogy catches up with the crew in a post-Thanos universe.Gamora (Zoe Saldanha) boards the Ravagers and the Guardians must confront a new threat: Adam Warlock.
Fast X (5/19)
the penultimate installment of Fast & Furious The franchise will once again bring together Vin Diesel, Tyreese, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges and more.
Little Mermaid (5/26)
Disney’s latest live-action animated remake of the 1989 classic stars Hal Bailey as Princess Ariel.
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (6/2)
Shameik Moore will reprise his role as Miles Morales in this animated sequel. Keep an eye out for new Spider-people like Daniel Kaluuya’s Spider-Punk and Issa Rae’s Spider-Woman.
Transformers: Rise of the Beast (6/9)
first time transformers Movies from 2017 onwards last knight Starring Dominic Fishback, it focuses on an archaeologist in 1990s Brooklyn uncovering an ancient conflict.
In this new sequel, the super-powered Avengers are joined by adult Monica Rambeau (WandaVision’s Teyonah Parris) and teenage mutant Captain Marvel’s Stan Kamala Khan.
Equalizer 3 (9/1)
Antoine Fuqua and Denzel Washington are back in their latest film about retired US Marine and former DIA officer Robert McCall.
Kraven the Hunter (10/6)
Ariana DeVose co-stars with Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who plays Spider-Man villain big-game hunter Sergei Kravinov.
The Exorcist Sequel (10/13)
Starring Leslie Odom Jr. exorcistA sequel to the 1973 film about a 12-year-old girl possessed by a demon, it hits theaters in October 2023.
Dunes: Part 2 (11/3)
The second half of Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi adaptation picks up where Part 1 left off. It stars Emmy Award winner Zendaya, reprising her role as Chani.
Purple color (12/20)
The film adaptation of the Broadway musical is itself an adaptation of the Alice Walker novel, starring Fantasia as Celie, with Colman Domingo, Corey Hawkins, HER, Anjanue Ellis, and Ciara as a supporting cast.
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom (12/25)
On Christmas Day, Jason Momoa’s DC superheroes, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II’s Black Manta, and Nicole Kidman’s Atlanna return.