FILM 2021: A Return to the Cinema?
Illustration of an empty Cinema Room in Paris, France before the reopening of the Cinemas in France which are closed due to the Coronavirus crisis on June 12, 2020. Photo by Aurore Marechal/Abaca/Sipa USA(Sipa via AP Images)
When the UK was plunged into lockdown in March last year, cinemas across the country were forced to close their doors.
With the closure of cinemas also came film delays! Now that life seems to slowly be returning to normality, we take a look at some of the films due for release in 2021.
No Time to Die - September 2021
James Bond was one of the first casualties of the pandemic. The film was initially scheduled for release in April 2020 but the producers made the difficult decision to delay Bond's 25th adventure to November. The film was then delayed again to April 2021 and then AGAIN to November. In the film, 007 has left active service but is called back to action following the disappearance of a scientist. No Time to Die is now scheduled for release on September 30th this year.
Black Widow - May 2021
The MCU’s 24th adventure! Scarlett Johansson returns to her role of Natasha Romanoff after *spoiler* the character’s death in Avengers Endgame. In this film, the Black Widow finds herself alone and forced to confront a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past. Black Widow is scheduled to be released on May 7th. If you can’t wait this long for your Marvel fix, we recommend checking out Wandavision on Disney+.
Top Gun: Maverick - May 2021
High way to the Danger Zone! Tom Cruise returns to the iconic role of Maverick in the sequel to the original 1986 film. Top Gun: Maverick is scheduled to fly into cinemas on July 2nd.
Dune - October 2021
Timothée Chalamet stars in this futuristic adaption of the 1965 novel of the same name. Dune is scheduled to be released on October 1st.
Let us know what films you’re most looking forward to this year!
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