Summertime is finally here. We endure the cold and dark days of winter only to be delighted by the warm sunny light at the end of the season. Summer brings favorite foods like watermelon and sweet corn to pile our picnic plates with. Roadside farm stands and local markets brim with the colorful bounty of summer crops. In addition to all that fresh cucumber and squash, summertime also brings Hollywood’s latest crop of big-budget blockbusters. This year, you can expect a mix of superheroes, monsters, and talking animals to entertain you during the summer nights of vacation. Here are 11 films we’re looking forward to in Summer 2019.
Men in Black: International (June 14)
The fourth sequel to the Men in Black movies will not feature the traditional mainstays of the franchise: Will Smith or Tommy Lee Jones, but it does feature the stars Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth from Thor: Ragnorok. Official Trailer
Child’s Play (June 21)
Summer just wouldn’t be complete without a scary movie or two. Chucky, the world’s favorite possessed serial killer-doll, is back on the scene with vengeance. Starring Aubrey Plaza as the young mother who slowly realizes that her son’s toy is up to no good. In this round of Chucky’s mischievous actions, the doll is purported to have a totally new voice, but it’s a secret until the movie is out.
Toy Story 4 (June 21)
Did Toy story 3 leave you sad and in tears? Well the fourth movie from the Pixar franchise is here and Woody, Buzz and the gang are all geared up for their next big adventure and ready to take us along for the ride.
Yesterday (June 28)
If supernatural-comedy is a genre, then that’s what Danny Boyle’s most recent film should be called. The movie is about a struggling musician who gets hit by a bus only to wake up to find out that no one in the world has heard of the supergroup, The Beatles. Himesh Patel plays the guy who becomes a star after pretending who claims all Beatle songs as his own.
Spider-Man: Far From Home (July 5)
Not to give away the ending, but Tom Holland’s Spider-Man will most likely survive Thanos’s aggression and rage against humanity, only to appear again in another standalone movie.
The Lion King (July 19)
Jon Favreau’s CGI animation might be the most anticipated film of the summer. Word has been leaked by early reviewers of the movie that the animation is simply amazing. Simba is played by Donald Glover, Nala is backed by Beyoncé, and Mufasa will have James Earl Jones as voice puppeteers.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (July 26)
Quentin Tarentino’s latest film has an all-star studded cast. The movie features Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie, Al Pacino, Damian Lewis, Bruce Dern, Luke Perry, Dakota Fanning, Timothy Olyphant, and James Marsden, to name a few. It takes place in Los Angeles 1969 at the time Hollywood was dealing with the fallout from the murder of Sharon Tate by the followers of Charles Manson.
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw (August 2)
This is the series’s first spinoff featuring Dwayne Johnson “The Rock” and Jason Statham. Fun-filled and action-packed, the pair pull off a heist of course, along with Idris Elba and Vanessa Kirby, who contribute to the adrenaline too.
The New Mutants (August 2)
Darker and more scary than other Marvel films, this X-Men style film features Anya Taylor-Johnson and Masie Williams as young mutants that must find a way to escape from the secret facility where they are being held.
Midsommar (August 9)
Get ready to be terrified by Hereditary director, Ari Aster. A young woman, played by Florence Pugh, is on vacation in a charming village in Sweden when she realizes everything is not as great as it seems.
Good Boys (August 16)
Jacob Tremblay (who starred in Room) leads a group of young pre-pubescent boys on a wild suburban adventure comedy filled with drug trafficking, spying, and running from the police.