Flashforward: March’s Most Anticipated Films

10 Cloverfield Lane

Release date: March 11, 2016

Director: Dan Trachtenberg

Produced by: JJ Abrams, Lindsey Weber

Screenplay by: Josh Campbell, Matt Stuecken, Damien Chazelle

Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Goodman, John Gallagher, Jr.

Some people may remember the furor that hit the internet after the trailer of 10 Cloverfield Lane hit the internet earlier this year. The trailer itself looks amazing but the final title reveal is what blew most people away, leading to frantic internet searches trying to confirm a sequel to JJ Abrams’s Cloverfield.

Knight of Cups

Release date: February 8, 2016 (Berlin International Film Festival). March 4, 2016 (US)

Director: Terrence Malick

Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki

Starring: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman, Antonio Banderas, Brian Dennehy, Freida Pinto, Imogen Poots, Isabel Lucas, Teresa Palmer, Wes Bentley

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Release date: March 25, 2016

Director: Zack Snyder

Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill. Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Jeremy Irons, Holly Hunter, Gal Gadot

Midnight Special

Release date: February 12, 2016 (Berlin International Film Festival). March 18, 2016 (US)

Director: Jeff Nichols

Starring: Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Driver, Sam Shepard

Wikipedia Synopsis: Roy (Michael Shannon) is a father desperate to protect his uniquely gifted, eight-year-old son Alton (Jaeden Lieberher). Joined by his accomplice, Lucas, and his ex-wife, Sarah, this group must race to get Alton to a secret location all while being hunted by an extreme religious sect led by Calvin Meyer and a government task force headed up by Paul Sevier. It is a full-on chase, the outcome of which could bring about a world-changing event.

Zootopia

Release date: March 11, 2016

Director: Byron Howard, Rich Moore

Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, J.K. Simmons, Tommy Chong, Octavia Spencer, Jenny Slate, Shakira

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Release date: March 4, 2016 (US)

Director: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa

Starring: Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Alfred Molina, Billy Bob Thornton


MARCH’S LEAST ANTICIPATED FILMS

The Divergent Series: Allegiant

Release date: March 18, 2016

Director: Robert Schwentke

Starring:  Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jeff Daniels, Octavia Spencer, Ray Stevenson, Zoë Kravitz, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Maggie Q, Bill Skarsgård, Naomi Watts

London Has Fallen

Release date: March 4, 2016

Director: Babak Najafi

Starring: Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Alon Moni Aboutboul, Angela Bassett, Robert Forster, Melissa Leo, Radha Mitchell

The Other Side of the Door

Release date: March 4, 2016

Director: Johannes Roberts

Starring: Sarah Wayne Callies, Jeremy Sisto


2016 Overall List:

Most Anticipated Film of 2015: Deadpool

Least Anticipated Film of 2015: The Divergent Series: Allegiant

Thanks for reading!

Damien from Flashback/Backslide

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