A lot of movies finally arriving in 2021 were due out in 2020, and while a vaccine is already starting to roll out across the globe, studios don’t know when people will feel comfortable returning to theaters.

1. The Little Things

Release: 27 January 2021 
Screenplay: John Lee Hancock.
Music Director: Thomas Newman
The Little Things is set to release in the United States on January 29, 2021 by Warner Bros. Pictures as well as a one-month simultaneous release on the HBO Max streaming service. The film is slated for release on January 29, 2021 in Warner Bros. The film will also air concurrently on the HBO Max streaming service for a month as part of Warner Bros. ‘plans for all of its 2021 films.

2. No Time To Die

Release: 2021 
Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga
Music Director: Hans Zimmer
Budget: 25 crores USD
No Time to Die is an upcoming spy film and the twenty-fifth installment in the James Bond film series produced by Eon Productions. The film features Daniel Craig in his fifth and final outing as the fictional British MI6 agent James Bond. Danny Boyle was originally attached to directing and co-writing the screenplay with John Hodge. The two left due to creative differences in August 2018; Fukunaga was announced as Boyle’s replacement a month later. The majority of the cast had signed in April 2019. Principal photography ran from April to October 2019 under the working title Bond 25. The final title was announced in August 2019. With an estimated budget of $ 250 million, it was is one of the most expensive movies ever to be made. No Time to Die was slated for release in November 2019, but has been delayed several times, first due to Boyle’s departure and then the COVID-19 pandemic. It is now scheduled for April 2, 2021.

3. Minari

Initial Release: 18 February 2021 
Director: Lee Isaac Chung
screenplay: Lee Isaac Chung
Minari is a 2020 American drama film written and directed by Lee Isaac Chung. It stars Steven Yeun, Han Ye-ri, Alan Kim, Noel Kate Cho, Youn Yuh-jung and Will Patton. A semi-autobiographical take on Chung’s own upbringing, the plot follows a family of South Korean immigrants trying to make it in rural America in the 1980s. The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 26, 2020, winning both the US Dramatic Grand Jury Award and the US Dramatic Audience Award. It began a week-long virtual release on December 11, 2020 and is slated to hit theaters on February 12, 2021 through A24.

4. The Mauritanian

Initial Release: 19 February 2021 
Director: Kevin Macdonald

The Mauritanian is an upcoming Anglo-American legal thriller directed by Kevin Macdonald from a screenplay written by M.B. Traven, Rory Haines and Sohrab Noshirvani. The film stars Jodie Foster, Tahar Rahim, Shailene Woodley, Benedict Cumberbatch and Zachary Levi. The film is scheduled for release in the United States on February 19, 2021. The film was announced in November 2019. Kevin Macdonald has signed on as a director, with Benedict Cumberbatch, Jodie Foster, Tahar Rahim and Shailene Woodley to star. Filming began on December 2 in South Africa. In December 2019, Zachary Levi joined the cast of the film. The film was originally known as Prisoner 760 before being described as untitled. In November 2020, the title was revealed to be the Mauritanian.

5. The Father

Initial Release: 23 December 2020 
Director: Florian Zeller
Distributed by: Lionsgate Films
The Father is a 2020 drama film co-written and directed by Florian Zeller, based on his 2012 play The Father. A Franco-British co-production, the film stars Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Mark Gatiss, Imogen Poots, Rufus Sewell and Olivia Williams, and follows an aging Welshman who must cope with his progressive memory loss. The Father had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 27, 2020 and is scheduled for UK release on January 8, 2021 at Lionsgate. The film was to critical acclaim, who praised the performances of Hopkins and Colman and praised its portrayal of dementia.

6. Chaos Walking

Initial Release: 21 January 2021
Director: Doug Liman
Chaos Walking is a young adult science fiction series written by British-American novelist Patrick Ness. It takes place in a dystopian world where all living creatures can hear each other’s thoughts in a flood of images, words and sounds called noise. The series is named after a line from the first book: “The Noise is an unfiltered man, and without a filter, a man is just walking in chaos.” The series consists of a trilogy of novels and three short stories. In the not too distant future, Todd Hewitt (Tom Holland) discovers Viola (Daisy Ridley), a mysterious girl who crash lands on his planet, where all the women have disappeared and the men are afflicted by “the Noise” – a force that puts all their thoughts on display. In this dangerous landscape, Viola’s life is threatened – and as Todd vows to protect her, he will have to discover his own inner power and unlock the planet’s dark secrets.

7. Morbius

Release Date: 19 March 2021 (India)
Director: Daniel Espinosa
Music Director: Jon Ekstrand
Morbius is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, produced by Columbia Pictures in association with Marvel. Distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing, it is intended to be the second film in the Sony Pictures universe of Marvel Characters. Morbius is expected to be released in the United States on March 19, 2021, delayed from an initial date of July 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder, and determined to save others suffering his same fate, Dr. Morbius attempts a desperate gamble. What at first appears to be a radical success soon reveals itself to be a remedy potentially worse than the disease.

8. Last Night In Soho

Initial Release: 23 April 2021 (USA)
Director: Edgar Wright
Last Night in Soho is an upcoming psychological horror film directed by Edgar Wright, with a screenplay by Wright and Krysty Wilson-Cairns, based on a story by Wright. [1] The film stars Anya Taylor-Joy, Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie, Matt Smith, Diana Rigg and Terence Stamp. The film focuses on a young, aspiring fashion designer who mysteriously walks into the 1960s to meet her idol. The film will mark the last cinema appearances for Rigg and Margaret Nolan, who died in September and October 2020 respectively. Last Night in Soho is slated for release on April 23, 2021 by Focus Features in the US and Universal Pictures in other countries.

9. The Eyes of Tammy Faye

screenplay: Abe Sylvia

The Eyes of Tammy Faye is an upcoming American drama film directed by Michael Showalter, based on the documentary of the same name by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato. It is scheduled for release on April 30, 2021 by Searchlight Pictures. An intimate look at the extraordinary rise, fall and redemption of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker. In the 1970s and 80s, Tammy Faye and her husband, Jim Bakker, rose from humble beginnings to create the world’s largest religious broadcasting network and theme park, and were revered for their message of love, acceptance and prosperity. Tammy Faye was legendary for her indelible eyelashes, her idiosyncratic singing, and her eagerness to embrace people from all walks of life.

Black Widow

Initial Release: 29 April 2021
Director: Cate Shortland
Budget: $150–200 million
Producer: Kevin Feige
Black Widow is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is set to be the 24th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film was directed by Cate Shortland and written by Eric Pearson from a story by Jac Schaeffer and Ned Benson, and stars Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow alongside Florence Pugh, David Harbor, OT Fagbenle, William Hurt, Ray Winstone and Rachel. Black Widow is slated for release in the US on May 7, 2021, as the MCU’s Phase Four debut film. Its publication has been delayed twice from the original May 2020 date due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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