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9 larger than life Hollywood Sequels that are likely to rule the theaters in 2018

Sachin Sharma | Updated on: 3 January 2018, 22:23 IST
Hollywood Sequels that are likely to Rule the Theaters In 2018 (wegotthiscovered)

1. INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY

INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY

Release Date: Friday, January 5, 2018

Also known as Insidious Chapter 4, the movie is all set to hit the theaters in many countries of the world on coming Friday. The fourth part of the horror movie will take the audience back in time, where parapsychologist Dr. Elise Rainier will be shown haunted by a domestic spirit. Looking at the positive response garnered by the previous parts of the movie, Insidious is likely to attract lots of horror movie enthusiasts.

2. MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE

MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE

Release Date: Friday, January 26, 2018

The third part of the Maze Runner series is filmed on the third novel of James Dashner. The movie is a sequel to the film, The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, released in 2015. According to the official plot version published on foxmovies.com, this part is going to be the epic finale of the complete saga of this series. On their final and most dangerous mission so far Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers in the sequel.

3. FIFTY SHADES FREED

FIFTY SHADES FREED (filmgeekly)

Release Date: Friday, February 9, 2018

Based on E.L. James’ best-selling novels, this romantic Hollywood flick will be second in the series of Fifty Shades of Grey. A plot version at universalpictures.com states, believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and share a life of luxury. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey and he relaxes into an unfamiliar stability, new threats might jeopardize their happy ending before it even begins.

4. PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING

Pacific Rim: Uprising's recruitment video (empire.com)

Release Date: Friday, March 23, 2018

To be released in Imax and 3D, the film is a sequel to 2012's Pacific Rim. A post in the Hollywoodreporter.com says that a defense force of mechas, giant robots driven by human pilots will be seen saving humanity from gigantic monsters invading from an other-worldly dimension. John Boyega who sacrificed his life in the original film will play the son of Elba’s character.

5. AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR

Avengers : Infinity War

Release Date: Friday, May 4, 2018

The Avengers 3 will be a combination of two epic films, first one is Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War Part 1 which will be released in the US on May 4, 2018, and the second one is Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War Part 2 that will be released on May 3, 2019. As per official plot version published at marvel.com, The Avengers and allies must be ready to sacrifice everything to defeat the mighty Thanos, so that his blitz of devastation can be stopped from putting an end to the universe.

6. DEADPOOL 2

First image of Atlanta actor Zazi Beatz as Domino

Release Date: Friday, June 1, 2018

The sequel to action and adventure packed Deadpool which was released in 2016, is much awaited among the movie buffs. The official plot at the foxmovies.com says, “After a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Mayberry's hottest bartender while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste. Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor, Wade must battle ninjas, the yakuza, and a pack of sexually aggressive canines, as he journeys around the world to discover the importance of family, friendship, and flavor – finding a new taste for adventure and earning the coveted coffee mug title of World's Best Lover.”

7. JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Release Date: Friday, June 22, 2018

The fifth in the series of Jurassic World, this is definitely going to be one of the most awaited Hollywood movies of 2018. While the plot details of the film are still not revealed, the film is likely to continue with the events that will showcase the end of Jurassic World.

8. THE PREDATOR

Shane Black, Keegan-Michael Key, Sterling K. Brown, Olivia Munn, Boyd Holbrook, Jacob Tremblay, and Trevante Rhodes in The Predator (2018) (imdb.com)

Release Date: Friday, August 3, 2018

A sequel to the 1987 sci-fi film, the movie is also known as Predator Reboot. As per the plot formulation on hollywoodreporter.com, the film is about an ex-Marine who discovers the existence of fierce aliens but finds that no one believes their existence. As the launch date of the movie nears, more details are expected to emerge.

9. FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (Warner Bros)

Release Date: Friday, November 16, 2018

A sequel to the last year's fantasy film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them the upcoming film's screen-writing is a debut by none other than J.K. Rowling, the creator of the whole wizard world. A plot formulation at the variety.com suggests, “The sequel takes place in 1920s Paris, shortly after Newt Scamander’s capture of Grindelwald at the end of the first installment. Returning in the sequel are the characters Tina (Katherine Waterston), Queenie (Alison Sudol), and Jacob (Dan Fogler).”

First published: 3 January 2018, 22:23 IST
 
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