Exciting Upcoming Movies that Might be Worth Waiting on

Godzilla vs. Kong

Upcoming movies arriving in 2021

Brett Poole, Staff Writer

Godzilla vs. Kong 

Release date: March 31, 2021

Starring: Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Eiza González, Julian Dennison

Directed by: Adam Wingard

Budget and running time: $160-200 million and 113 minutes

Overview: Godzilla vsKong has been voted the most anticipated movie in March, according to a TV Time chart. Fearsome monsters Godzilla and King Kong square off in an epic battle for the ages, while humanity looks to wipe out both of the creatures and take back the planet once and for all. Although Kong and his protectors undertake a perilous journey to find his true home, and with them is a young orphaned girl named Jia who he has formed a powerful bond with. However, they unexpectedly cross paths with enraged Godzilla while causing destruction across the globe. But the epic clash between the two titans is only the beginning of the mystery that lies deep within the core of the Earth.

Black Widow


Release date: May 7, 2021

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, David Harbour, O-T Fagbenie, William Hurt, Ray Winstone, Rachel Weisz

Directed by: Cate Shortland

Budget and running time: $200 million and 133 minutes

Overview: Following the events of the movie, Captain America: Civil War, Natasha Romanoff finds herself alone and forced to confront a dangerous conspiracy with ties from her past. Pursued by a non-stopping force she must deal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships that were left in her before she became an Avenger. With the following of the U.S.S.R. disbanding the government tries to kill Romanoff as the action moves to present-day New York where she is a freelance operative.

Fast and Furious 9

Release date: June 25, 2021

Starring: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, John Cena, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges “Ludacris”, Jordana Brewster, Nathalie Emmanuel, Sung Kang, Helen Mirren, Charlize Theron.

Directed by: Justin Lin

Budget and running time: $200 million and 3h 8m (188 min)

Overview: After the events of The Fate of the Furious produced in 2017, Dominic Toretto and his crew join forces to battle the most skilled assassin and high-performance driver they’ve ever encountered, his forsaken brother, who has also joined forces with their old enemy Cipher, who holds a personal vendetta against Dominic.


Ghostbusters Afterlife 

Release date: November 11, 2021

Starring: Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace, Paul Rudd

Directed by: Jason Reitman

Overview: After being evicted from their home, two children and their single mother move to a farm inherited from their grandfather in Summerville Oklahoma. When the town experiences a series of strange, unexplained earthquakes the children discover the family’s connection and secret legacy to the original Ghostbusters, who have become a myth because many have forgotten the events of the Manhattan Crossrip of 1984. The last Ghostbusters movie produced was nearly five years ago, therefore this movie will welcome many people who grew up watching Ghostbusters, but also people who have never seen the first movies made in the late 1900s. The new addition to the film series will make many people excited for the continued story and anxiously ready to watch.

Jungle Cruise


Release date: July 30, 2021

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Jack Whitehall, Jesse Plemons, Paul Giamatti, Edgar Ramirez

Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra

Running time: 90 minutes

Overview: The upcoming American adventure film is based on Walt Disney’s theme park attraction called the Jungle Cruise. Set during the early 20th century a riverboat captain named Frank takes a scientist and her brother on a mission into a jungle to find the Tree of Life which is believed to possess healing powers. All while together they must fight against dangerous wild animals and a competing German expedition. Within the Jungle of the adventurous film is a discovery that will change the future of medicine forever.