By Lissete Cisneros
As 2018 is coming to an end, it may feel like there is nothing to look forward to besides the holidays. However, here are seven upcoming movies coming in both 2018 and 2019 that everyone should look forward to.
Robin Hood (November 21, 2018)
Following the action packed adventure of Robin Hood, a crusader trained by his commander, the story unfolds as the Sheriff of Nottingham takes advantage of his “subjects” (the people of the town), and uses money as power. Robin Hood’s mission is to steal money from the Sheriff, which takes away his power. From going undercover, to inspiring the people to fight back, Robin Hood is an action packed film with mind-blowing fight choreography that is sure to intrigue the audience. The film features, Jamie Foxx as the Moorish commander as Little John, Taron Egerton as Robin Hood, and Ben Mendelsohn as Sheriff of Nottingham.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Dec 14, 2018)
Miles Morales isn’t an average teenage boy in school, he’s got abilities like no other. At least, that’s what he thinks. Miles meets Peter Parker, the modern Spider-man, and learns how to use his spider powers. However, he doesn’t only meet one Spider-man, he meets Spider-Girl, Spider-Ham, and many other Spider-things from the different universes. The Spider-team work together to stop a huge threat to all humanity. This comedic, action-packed, animation movie will thrill all Marvel fans both big and small! The film features voice actors Shameik Moore as Miles Morales, Jake Johnson as Peter Parker or The Spider-man, Nicholas Cage as Spiderman Noir, Hailee Steinfeld as Gwen Stacy or Spider-Girl, and many more.
Aquaman (Dec 21, 2018)
This next DC film follows Arthur Curry, also known as Aquaman, when he discovers that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis. Curry travels to the edge of the sea in search for King Triton to step forward as the next King to protect his kingdom. However, the power has fallen into the wrong hands of King Nereus. Aquaman uses his powers to fight against King Nereus and his army to gain his rightful throne. The film features Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Amber Heard as Mera, and Dolph Lundgren as King Nereus.
Glass (Jan 18, 2019)
Sequel to Unbreakable (2000) and to Split (2016). Glass follows the story of a man who is extremely fragile and can be easily broken, but has an extremely high IQ. Dunn is a security guard who uses his supernatural abilities to track down Kevin’s superhuman figure of The Beast. Glass holds secrets from both supernatural beings that will potentially lead up to the three working together. This film features Bruce Willis as David Dunn, James McAvoy as Kevin, The Beast and his 23 personalities, and Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price and Mr. Glass.
Miss Bala (Feb 1st, 2019)
Gloria begins searching to save her friend from Mexican drug lords who have taken her in their custody. She later finds herself into dangerous cross-border crimes where she uses her ability with guns to help her complete missions within the gang wars. The movie shifts back and forth between English and Spanish which excites many LatinX. The movie features Gina Rodriguez as Gloria, Aislinn Derbez as Isabel, and Matt Lauria as Brian.
Alita: Battle Angel (Feb 14, 2019)
Based on the Anime, Alita is a inhuman creation made of cyborg parts and is built as a weapon of mass destruction. She is lethal and dangerous, but as Dr. Ido sees it, she is the one to who can break a cycle of death and destruction that was left behind from Tiphares. In order to fulfill her purpose, she must fight and kill. Alita’s true significance begins to rise; she is an angel sent from heaven–an angel of death. The film features Rosa Salazar as Alita, Jennifer Connelly as Chiren, and Christoph Waltz as Dr. Ido.
The Curse of La Llorona (April 19, 2019)
From directors of The Conjuring franchise, this story follows a social worker, who is also a mother, that works with a mother and her kids however, she ignores the warnings and scares of the mother. Later, the mother’s kids are killed by La Llorona and begins to go after the social worker’s kids. This horror film features the Mexican legend La Llorona and exposes the Mexican culture- in a way- to others who watch the movie. The film features Marisol Ramirez as La Llorona, Madelene Mcgraw as April, and Roman Cristou as Chris.