5 most anticipated superhero movies of 2019
2019 is going to be a huge year for fans of superhero and comic movies. Well obviously, Marvel has two mega releases lined up Captain Marvel and Avengers: Endgame, and we fully expect these films to be talked about all year. However, there is a host of Marvel, DC and other comic movies hitting the theaters that have us hyped for the new year.
In this list, we've left out the obvious choices, Captain Marvel and Avengers: Endgame. We all know we are waiting to meet the new Avenger and then see how she helps the surviving heroes take down Thanos. However, here we've enlisted other major superhero films.
Okay, technically the Joker is not a superhero. But this DC movie is highly anticipated. Releasing on October 4, it stars Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker, and the amazing cast includes the likes of Robert De Niro. The film promises to explore the origin story of Joker and the set photos we have seen promises Phoenix to portray the Joker in his mad intensity.
Releasing on April 12, Hellboy is a reboot of the series, and stars David Harbour in the titular role. The film, which promises to be a grungy revision of the 2004 films, will have Hellboy battle the Blood Queen in England, who's bent on revenge. It will be an R-Rated movie and the trailer shows how the action and humor will be notched up.
Releasing on June 7, Dark Phoenix will be a sequel to X-Men: Apocalypse. The cast of James McAvoy as Charles Xavier, Michael Fassbender as Magneto and Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique, all return. This time it is about Sophie Turner's Jean Grey as she struggles with her powers forever tipping towards the edge of becoming the dangerous Dark Phoenix, losing control and wreaking immense destruction.
Releasing on April 5, Shazam! is DC's expansion into a new crop of standalone superhero movies. The story explores Billy Batson, a 14-year-old who is gifted with powers from a wizard. As a result, he can turn into a powerful character called Shazam, simply by uttering the word. The origin story excites us as the trailer promises moments of humor packed in with action.
Fans might have missed that Marvel is not releasing two, but three movies this year. Spider-Man: Far From Home releases on July 5. Tom Holland returns for the sequel and seems to enjoy his time in Venice, on vacation, until Nick Fury assigns him on a mysterious secret S.H.I.E.L.D mission that might have Spidey working with the villain Mysterio, an unlikely ally.