HOLLYWOOD – December 22, 2015 — (UPI) — UPI has compiled a list of next year’s most anticipated sequels. Do you agree with the list? What are you looking forward to? Drop us a line below!
From the return of successful franchises to reboots of old favorites, next year will offer movie fans the chance to see many of their favorite characters back on the big screen. Here’s a look at the most anticipated sequels of 2016.
Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
Fourteen years after their marriage, Toula and Ian return, but have hit a rough patch, dealing with their troubled teenage daughter as well and yet another big, fat Greek wedding. The film stars Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Andrea Martin, Ian Gomez and Elana Kampouris and is scheduled for release on March 25 by Universal Pictures.
Captain America: Civil War
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
The film also stars Rose Byrne, Dave Franco, Chloë Grace Moretz, Selena Gomez, and Ike Barinholtz. It is set for release on May 20 by Universal Pictures.
The ninth installment of the X-Men series is back with X-Men: Apocalypse, the sequel to the 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past, in which the first and most powerful mutant, Apocalypse, awakens after thousands of years intent on creating a new world order. The film features an ensemble cast including James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, Olivia Munn, and Sophie Turner. It is scheduled for release on May 27 by 20th Century Fox.
Independence Day: Resurgence
The film stars Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, Vivica A. Fox, and Brent Priner, as well as newcomers Liam Hemsworth, Jessie Usher, Maika Monroe, and Sela Ward. It is set for release on June 24 by 20th Century Fox.
Star Trek Beyond
Bridget Jones‘s Baby
Bridget Jones’s Baby, which follows the continuing adventures of Jones as she enters her 40s, also stars returning actor Colin Firth, who plays Bridget’s husband Mark Darcy, newcomer Patrick Dempsey, with a surprise appearance by Ed Sheeran. The film is set for release September 16, 2016 by Universal Studios.