As cinema continues to get back into the swing of things, a new slate of films are set to debut on the silver screen in the summer of 2023. From May to August, mermaids, elements, Spider-People, and plenty of superheroes are featured in the movie lineup.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
After Rocket’s turbulent past comes back to haunt him, Peter Quill, Groot, and the other Guardians must rally together on a dangerous mission to save him before it’s too late and the team is forcefully disbanded forever. Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, and Dave Bautista star in the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe entry.
In the tenth entry to the Fast & Furious franchise, Vin Diesel’s Dom Toretto takes on the most dangerous threat his family has ever faced, a villain from the past bent on destroying everything Toretto loves. Fast X also stars Jason Momoa, Michelle Rodriguez, and John Cena.
The Little Mermaid
In Disney’s live-action retelling of the 1989 classic animated film, Ariel, a young mermaid, who longs to learn more about the surface world and the humans above, makes a deal with an evil sea witch that puts the entire underwater world in jeopardy. Halle Bailey stars alongside Daveed Diggs, Javier Bardem, and Melissa McCarthy.
Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse
Miles Morales returns as Brooklyn’s full-time, friendly neighborhood Spider-Man who is thrown into a tumultuous multiverse with the returning Ghost Spider, also known as Gwen Stacy. There he must face other spider-people and a new threat to their existence. Shameik Moore voices along with Hailee Steinfeld and Jake Johnson.
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts promises to introduce the “Maximals,” a new type of Transformer, to the conflict between Autobots and Decepticons. Anthony Ramos stars in the ’90s throwback action film.
The Flash uses his reality-bending super speed to travel back in time to change his world for the better. Instead, Barry creates a reality worse than he could have imagined, where superheroes don’t exist, and he and a familiar alternate-reality Batman are the only hope against annihilation. Ezra Miller teams with Michael Keaton and Sasha Calle in the next stage of the DC movie universe.
Element City, where fire, water, earth, and air all coexist, hosts the story of Ember Lumen, a “fire woman” and Wade Ripple, a “water guy,” who are literal opposites that attract in the new Disney Pixar tale. Leah Lewis and Mamoudou Athie voice the animated film.
Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny
Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny sees Harrison Ford returning as the titular archaeologist as he attempts to find one final artifact before retirement. The movie also stars Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Antonio Banderas, John Rhys-Davies, Toby Jones, and Mads Mikkelsen. John Williams will return to the franchise to compose the iconic score.
Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One
In the seventh installment in the Mission: Impossible franchise, Ethan Hunt faces another world-ending threat as old allies and enemies resurface. Tom Cruise stars with returning Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, and Rebecca Ferguson, joining newcomers Hayley Atwell and Pom Klementieff.
Christopher Nolan directs an all-star cast led by Cillian Murphy, featuring Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, and Robert Downey, Jr. in telling the true story of J. Robert Oppenheimer, described as the “enigmatic man who must risk destroying the world in order to save it.”
“To live in Barbie Land is to be a perfect being in a perfect place. Unless you have
a full-on existential crisis. Or you’re a Ken.” Barbie stars Margot Robbie as the iconic doll-turned-protagonist alongside Ryan Gosling as Ken. The film also features America Ferrera, Kate McKinnon, and Michael Cera.
The Haunted Mansion
The iconic Disney theme park ride is yet again brought to life featuring an ensemble cast that includes Tiffany Haddish, Owen Wilson, Danny Devito, Rosario Dawson, and Jared Leto as The Hatbox Ghost.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem
In a new twist on the story of the classic pizza-loving teenage turtles, Leo, Donnie, Raph, and Mikey set out to win the hearts of New Yorkers with their new friend April O’Neil. Rose Byrne, Hannibal Buress, Jackie Chan, and John Cena voice a fresh take on the classic tale.
Recent college grad Jaime Reyes finds himself possessing an ancient relic of alien biotechnology: the Scarab. When the Scarab suddenly chooses Jaime to be its symbiotic host, he is bestowed with an incredible suit of armor capable of extraordinary and unpredictable powers. Xolo Maridueña stars as the DC Universe’s newest superhero.