For Hollywood buffs, 2016 looks like it’s going to be Christmas all year long. From superhero movies, fantasy fiction to comedy sagas, the wait for movie releases next year is turning out to be harder than expected.
Here are our picks for the 10 most anticipated movies of 2016:
1. Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice (India Release: May 6, 2016)
The classic brains versus brawns story, Batman and Superman go head to head in Zack Snyder’s latest work on its way.
2. Captain America: Civil War (UK Release: April 29, 2016)
Another one with you quintessential superheroes Captain America and Iron Man settling differences, Captain America: Civil War is one of the most anticipated action film following the Avengers saga.
3. Warcraft (June 10, 2016)
We know DOTA freaks are probably losing their minds over this one; I’m one of them. Adapted from the game Warcraft is an adventure/fantasy war film based on the conflict between the orc and human races.
4. Deadpool (India Release: February 12, 2016)
Everyone’s favourite anti-hero mercenary with a mouth played by Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool is set for the screen next year. This one’s been rated R.
5. Gods Of Egypt (International Release: February 26, 2016)
Starring Gerard Butler and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gods Of Egypt is a fantasy fiction film about the overthrowing of Horus by Set. One the god of the sky and kingship, and the latter the god of chaos and war.
6. Suicide Squad (US Release: August 5, 2016)
Another from the DC universe, Suicide Squad is based on the band of anti-heroes out to save the world starring folks like Will Smith, Margot Robbie and Jared Leto as the Joker. Swanky!
7. The Jungle Book (UK Release: April 15, 2016)
The popular 1967 animated movie based on Rudyard Kipling’s novel has a live-action remake set to release next year with a pretty stellar cast. One for nostalgia’s sake!
8. Kung Fu Panda 3 (India Release: March 18, 2016)
Jack Black is back with another instalment to the knee jerkingly hilarious Kung Fu Panda series. This time reuniting with his Panda brethren.
9. Zoolander 2 (UK Release: February 12. 2016)
Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson are back for the epically hilarious Zoolander series, in this sequel. Work that pout!