Upcoming Hollywood sequels

upcoming Hollywood sequels

We all are looking forward to the sequels of our favourite Hollywood movies, aren’t we? From superheroes to classic movies, the upcoming sequel bonanza ensures unparalleled excitement and entertainment for movie enthusiasts worldwide.

So, get ready for a cinematic journey down memory lane as Hollywood gears up for lots of much-anticipated sequels – each of these has potential to be a blockbuster. 

Upcoming Hollywood sequels:

Beetlejuice 2

  • Director: Tim Burton
  • Key Actors: Jenna Ortrga, Monica Bellucci
  • Release Date: Sep. 06, 2024

Glad tidings for Tim Burton fans – ‘Beetlejuice 2’ is finally ready. Some of the original cast will be joined by many newcomers- such as Jenna Ortega. 

Smile 2

  • Director: Parker Finn
  • Key Actors: Naomi Scott, Raul Castillo, Peter Jacobson, Lukas Gage
  • Release Date: Oct. 18, 2024

‘Smile’ is one of the rare horror hits of recent time. Director Parker Finn brought out the fear and discomfort out of a friendly facial expression in ‘Smile’. The movie collected $200+ million, however, it was produced on a relatively smaller budget. Mr. Finn is returning to direct the sequel, and we’ll explore the unsettling horror play out again when ‘Smile 2’ hits theatres on October 18, 2024.

Gladiator 2

  • Director: Ridley Scott
  • Key Actors: Paul Mescal, Connie Nielsen, Denzel Washington
  • Release Date: Nov. 22, 2024

Almost 20 after the original ‘Gladiator’ was released, Ridley Scott is finally making the sequel. 

‘Gladiator 2′ will focus on Lucius, the son of Maximus’ old flame, Lucilla. Instead of original actor Spencer Clark, grown-up Lucius will be played by Paul Mescal. Connie Nielsen — who played Lucius’ mom in the first movie — is returning as well. Denzel Washington has also joined the cast of the sequel. Joseph Quinn will play the role of Emperor Caracalla. 

Wind River: The Next Chapter

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  • Director: Kari Skogland
  • Key Actors: Jason ClarkeScott EastwoodChaske Spencer, Gil Birmingham, Alan Ruck, Matin Sensmeier
  • Release Date: Not declared

In November 2022, Kari Skogland signed on to direct a sequel to ‘Wind River’ starring Martin Sensmeier (reprising his role from the first film). In early March 2023, the cast was revealed to comprise Jason Clarke, Scott Eastwood, Chaske Spencer, Gil Birmingham, Alan Ruck, and Tatanka Means.

In this movie, we will see the FBI bring in Chip Hanson (played by Martin Sensmeier) to solve a series of unusual murders.

Den of Thieves: Pantera

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  • Director: Christian Gudegast
  • Key Actors: Gerard Butler, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Michael Bisping, Orli Shuka
  • Release Date: Jan. 10, 2025

‘Den of Thieves: Pantera’ is an upcoming action crime movie written and directed by Christian Gudegast. This movie is the continuation of the story of ‘Den of Thieves’ (2018). In this sequel, Gerard Butler and O’Shea Jackson Jr. are reprising their roles from the previous movie. 

In this sequel, detective Nick O’Brien (played by Butler) will be seen trying to track down Donnie Wilson (played by O’Shea Jackson Jr.) who has escaped to Europe and planning another heist.

Captain America-Brave New World

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  • Director: Julius Onah
  • Key Actors: Anthony Mackie, Tim Blake Nelson, and Liv Tyler, Danny Ramirez
  • Release Date: Feb. 14, 2025

Captain America will be back – and there’s a new hero wielding the shield. Sam Wilson played by Anthony Mackie, has taken over the mantle of Captain America- Brave New World after Chris Evans’ Steve Rogers gave up the title in his previous movie of the franchise. The cast includes Danny Ramirez, Harrison Ford, Tim Blake Nelson, and Liv Tyler.

Mission Impossible 8

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  • Director: Christopher McQuarrie
  • Key Actors: Tom Cruise, Ving Rhames, Henry Czerny, Vanessa Kirby, Hayley Atwell
  • Release Date: May 21, 2025

Tom Cruise will return as Ethan Hunt. With Christopher McQuarrie back in the director’s chair, the franchise’s eighth movie is the follow-up of 2023’s Dead Reckoning Part One. Tom Cruise will be re-joined by Ving Rhames, Henry Czerny, Simon Pegg, Vanessa Kirby, Hayley Atwell among many others.

New Hollywood sequels:

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire

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  • Director: Adam Wingard
  • Key Actors: Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Fala Chen
  • Release Date: Mar. 29, 2024

Following the colossal confrontation between the giants in ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’, its sequel propels the spectators into an uncharted era of excitement involving these gigantic creatures. In this movie, the audience is impressed by MonsterVerse veterans Brian Henry, Rebecca Hall, and Kaylee Hottle, along with newcomers- Rachel House, Alex Ferns among others. All these key actors have played their roles very well.

Dune 2

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  • Director: Denis Villeneuve
  • Key Actors: Timothee Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferhuson, Lea Seudoux, Florence Pugh, Dave Bautista, Christopher Walken
  • Release Date: Mar. 01, 2024

Following the massive success of ‘Dune’, ‘Dune 2’ represented the continuation of the saga of Paul Atreides. As he meticulously maneuvers his path through the brutal power dynamics on the harsh landscape of Arrakis, viewers are deeply moved by his journey. The original cast is joined by newcomers – Florence Pugh, Christopher Walken, Léa Seydoux among many others.

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