Upcoming Movies

Upcoming Movies

Abby Allison, Staff Writer

Several movies are releasing or have been released recently on streaming platforms. Due to the closure of movie theaters across the world, many movies are now being released digitally.

  • Mank  

Release Date(s): November 13th, followed by Netflix release on December 4th 

Starring: Gary Oldman, Amanda SeyfriedLily Collins, Tuppence Middleton, Charles Dance 

Directed by: David Fincher  

Synopsis: Set in 1930s Hollywood, the film centers on screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to claim writing claims on Citizen Kane.  

  • Happiest Season  

Release Date: Hulu release on November 25th 

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis, Mary Steenburgen, Victor Garber, Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza, Dan Levy 

Directed by: Clea Duvall  

Synopsis: In this holiday romantic comedy, a woman plans to propose to her girlfriend upon going home with her for the holidays, only to find out that she hasn’t come out to her conservative parents.  

  • Coming 2 America 

Release Date: December 18th on Amazon Prime  

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, John Amos, James Earl Jones, Garcelle Beauvais, Wesley Snipes  

Directed by: Craig Brewer 

Synopsis: Three decades later, King Akeem and Semmi are returning Stateside from Zamunda, their homeland.  

  • Soul  

Release Date: December 25th on Disney+ 

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, John RatzenbergerDaveed Diggs 

Directed by: Pete Docter  

Synopsis: The soul of a jazz-loving middle school teacher is separated from his body  and transported to a training center for new souls that are preparing to enter the bodies of neworn babies. 

  • Wonder Woman 1984  

Release Date: December 25th 

Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen WiigPedro Pascal 

Directed by: Patty Jenkins 

Synopsis: This Wonder Woman sequel is set during the Cold War.  

  • Promising Young Woman 

Release Date: December 25th  

Starring: Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Laverne Cox, Alison Brie, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Adam Brody, Connie Britton, Molly Shannon 

Directed by: Emerald Fennell 

Synopsis: In Killing Eve showrunner Emerald Fennell’s directing debut, a vigilante lures in men at bars then confronts them when their advances become too much.