With 2022 now behind us, let’s find out which are the most anticipated films to be released by 2023
2022 is now behind us and, as we welcome in the new year, it’s time to take a look at what lies ahead in the next 365 days. The year that has just ended has given us several high-level titles, from Avatar 2 to The Batman, but 2023 will be no less. We will see many returns, with many franchises ready to return to the scene with new exciting titles, but it will also be the year of the return of two big names like Christopher Nolan and Martin Scorsese, also ready to animate the year that has just begun. Let’s go, therefore, to find out which are the 10 most anticipated films of 2023.
The most anticipated movies of 2023: Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania
One of the first appointments of 2023 will be the one with the highly anticipated return of Ant-Man, now in the third chapter of his adventures. Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania will be released in cinemas on February 15 and marks the first appointment with the Marvel Cinematic Universe of 2023, a very rich calendar that will offer many new features to all fans of the production of the House of Ideas.
Dungeons & Dragons: Thieves’ Honor
One of the most anticipated first films of 2023 is undoubtedly the live action adaptation of one of the most famous role-playing games. Dungeons & Dragons: honor among thieves has the task of rebooting the famous saga, a new starting point that will come to life starting March 3, 2023. The cast of the film includes Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez and Regé-Jean page.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
May 3, 2023 is the release date of the highly anticipated third chapter of Guardians of the Galaxy, which recently returned with the Disney Plus Christmas special. Volume 3 of the adventures of Star Lord and his companions concludes a journey that began in 2014 and then continued in 2017, with the first two chapters of one of the most loved and successful trilogies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The little Mermaid
There is no doubt that The Little Mermaid is one of the most anticipated and already much discussed films of 2023. The live action of the famous 1989 cartoon will see the light on May 24, 2023 and has caused a lot of talk due to the useless criticisms incurred by the protagonist Halle Bailey. Beyond this question, there are many fans who can’t wait to re-watch one of the most loved stories ever.
Indiana Jones 5
2023 will be the year of the great return of one of the most beloved franchises ever: Indiana Jones. The fifth chapter of the adventures of the famous archaeologist played by Harrison Ford is titled The Wheel of Destiny and has the task of reviving the fortunes of the franchise after the controversial last chapter: The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, released in 2008 and which collected a series of criticisms. Expectations for the return of Harrison Ford, who after this fifth chapter should definitely say goodbye to one of his most iconic roles.
2023 sees the highly anticipated return of Christopher Nolan, now in film number 12 of his invaluable filmography. Three years have passed since Tenet, the first major film that followed the first lockdown, and now the British director will return on July 21, 2023 with Oppenheimer, a film centered on the life of physicist Robert Oppenheimer, the inventor of the atomic bomb whose name is linked to the famous and controversial Manhattan Project. In the role of the protagonist there will be a loyalist of Christopher Nolan: Cillian Murphy.
The most awaited appointment of 2023 is probably the one with the live action of the beloved doll. In July Barbie will see the light, the highly anticipated film by Greta Gerwig starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling. For some time now, the film has monopolized public attention and created a truly incredible load of expectations on itself.
Killers of the Flowers Moon
As mentioned, 2023 is also the year of the great return of Martin Scorsese, who will star in the highly anticipated Killers of the Flowers Moon, whose release was originally scheduled for 2022 and was then moved to 2023. The film is set in the 1920s and tells the story of a tribe of natives who are murdered after oil is found on their land. Killers of the Flowers Moon also marks the return of the marriage between Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio.
Dune – Part II
After the release of the first part in 2021, Denis Villeneuve’s mega sci-fi production will be back with its second part in cinemas starting November 3, 2023. It will be one of the highlights of the second part of the year and will lead to the end of the re-adaptation of Frank Herbert’s novel.
We close the review of the most anticipated films of 2023 with the highly anticipated The Flash, a film that will introduce the fastest man alive in the DC Extended Universe, played on the occasion by Ezra Miller. The Flash is set to be a nerve film for the DC cinematic universe, with James Gunn who has loaded the film with expectations, defining it as crucial for the future of the franchise.
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