Director Denis Villeneuve’s take on Dune is almost here, and it looks spectacular. The latest big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic science fiction novel follows the epic saga of a young man who travels to the galaxy’s most dangerous planet on a quest for his family’s survival. Drops 10.22.21 in theaters and on HBO Max.
Because watching grown men act like idiots never gets old, Johnny Knoxville, Spike Jonze, and Jeff Tremaine have assembled the Jackass gang for another movie packed with self-destructive stunts. Knoxville, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, and Wee Man are joined by a fresh batch of victims this time out. Drops 10.22.2021.
Created by Taika Waititi and Sterlin Harjo, this comedy series follows the story of four indigenous American teenagers and their adventures as they attempt to make their way from rural Oklahoma to the elusive and exotic land of California. Streaming 8.9.2021 on FX on Hulu.
Marvel’s animated series “What If… ?” imagines alternative stories and variants of popular characters from the world of superheroes. As the Marvel cinematic multiverse expands, familiar storylines offer unexpected twists and new alliances emerge. Coming to Disney+ 8.11.2021.
Val Kilmer has played roles from The Doors’ Jim Morrison to Batman to Top Gun’s Iceman. He’s created and performed music for soundtracks, and written and directed films. This energetic documentary takes us on a wild ride through Val’s 40+ year career and the challenges he’s faced. On Amazon Prime 8.6.2021.
Eternia is on the verge of extinction, and the Guardians of Grayskull must band together to save it – and the rest of the universe. He-Man faces off against an even more powerful Skeletor in this animated series from writer-director Kevin Smith. Premieres 7.23.2021 on Netflix.
The Star Wars franchise has paid homage to Japanese cinema and folklore throughout the years. Now Disney+ repays the debt by inviting seven of Japan’s top animation studios to create unique anime stories that take place in the Star Wars universe. The series premieres 9.22.2021.
The long-awaited prequel to The Sopranos is almost here. It follows the rise of a young Tony Soprano under the wing of his uncle Dickie Moltisanti. James Gandolfini’s son Michael portrays Tony, surrounded by a killer cast, Sopranos’ creator David Chase, and director Alan Taylor. In theaters and on HBO Max 10.1.2021.
While on a flight from Germany to New York, a woman and her son find themselves the victims of a hijacking. But the terrorists are unaware that the woman possesses a dark secret – she’s a vampire. Bloody hell breaks loose in the skies over the Atlantic in this horror-thriller headed to Netflix on 7.23.2021.
Here’s a fresh look at the new streaming series based on Isaac Asimov’s renowned science fiction novels. The epic story follows a group of exiles who must band together to keep humanity alive and rebuild civilization after the fall of the Galactic Empire. Coming to Apple TV+ 9.24.2021.
Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, and Simon Helberg star in this musical film about a stand-up comedian and his love for a famous opera singer. Penned by Ron and Russell Mael, AKA Sparks and directed by Leos Carax, it looks like one wild ride. It’s opening Cannes 2021, in theaters 8.6.2021, and on Amazon Prime on 8.20.2021.
Questlove’s filmmaking debut is a concert doc about the legendary 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival, held just 100 miles from Woodstock. Featuring Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly & The Family Stone, and more. It’s a testament to the power of music during times of unrest, both then and now. Debuts 7.2.2021 in theaters and on Hulu.
Jean-Luc Picard is back for another season, and this time it looks like he and his crew must save the very fabric of time from destruction thanks to an old and persistent nemesis. It looks like Q’s trial truly is never-ending. Coming to Paramount+ in 2022.
With its devilishly difficult gameplay and awesome animation, Cuphead achieved quite the following among gamers. Now, we’re getting a Cuphead animated series, and King Dice is voiced by none other than Wayne Brady. The Netflix series follows brothers Cuphead and Mugman as they get into trouble on Inkwell Isle.
(Gore) We were glued to our screen for every minute of Invincible season one. Robert Kirkman’s animated series has great characters, amazing action, visceral violence, and packs an emotional punch. Still, Screen Junkies managed to find a few things to poke fun at, especially the protagonist’s tendency to over-apologize.
This Disney+ series picks up the day after the Monsters, Inc. power plant started running on children’s laughter instead of screams. It follows the story of Tylor Tuskmon, a recent grad of Monsters U. who always wanted to be a scarer, but comes to find that laughter is what’s in demand these days. Premieres 7.2.2021.
Westworld co-creator Lisa Joy wrote and directed this sci-fi thriller about a private investigator who helps clients unlock lost memories. But he becomes obsessed with one case, leading him down a dark path. Stars Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, and Thandiwe Newton. Coming to HBO Max and theaters on 8.20.21.
Netflix offers up a completely inaccurate history lesson on the origins of the U.S., in which a foul-mouthed, chainsaw-wielding George Washington leads the founding fathers. Voiced by Channing Tatum, Jason Mantzoukas, Olivia Munn, Judy Greer, Killer Mike, Bobby Moynihan, Raoul Max Trujillo, and more. Drops 7.30.2021.
After big-budget films like Elysium and Chappie, writer-director Neill Blomkamp of District 9 fame is back with a more intimate film. Demonic is a sci-fi horror about a young woman who reunites with her mother, revealing the hellish forces behind their tumultuous relationship. In theaters and VOD 8.20.2021.
After her career as a professional assassin forces a woman to abandon her child, she ends up crossing paths yet again with her daughter many years later, and it turns out she followed in her footsteps. The two reunite along with a group of badass women to take down a group of bad, John Wick-style. Coming soon to Netflix.
In this creepy thriller film from M. Night Shyamalan, a family vacationing on a beach has their trip ruined when they stumble onto the remains of a body in the sand. But that’s the least of their problems, as they start aging rapidly and experiencing a lifetime’s worth of changes in a single day. In theaters 7.23.21.
To celebrate their 400th Honest Trailer, Screen Junkies takes on not one or two movies, but the entire DC Extended Universe – a series of questionably dark and brooding superhero movies that started with 2013’s Man of Steel. Despite their many flaws, we still keep coming back for more.
Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, Baby Driver) applies his cinematic magic to this horror film about a lonely design student (Thomasin McKenzie) whose dreams transport her to the 1960s. There, she lives as an alluring lounge singer (Anya Taylor-Joy), and the lines between reality and fantasy start to blur. In theaters 10.2021.
Liam Neeson and Laurence Fishburne star in this action drama about a group of miners who become trapped in a remote and frozen location and the daring rescue effort undertaken by a group of unlikely heroes who must drive their 18 wheelers across the ice to reach survivors. Available on home streaming platforms 6.25.2021.
Actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney have teamed up to purchase a football club in Wales. In order to greet the local fans, they hired a translator to relay their messages in their native tongue – and it doesn’t go as expected. Keep an eye on FX for their documentary series about the team and their involvement.
Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek, Antonio Banderas, and Morgan Freeman star in this action-comedy about a bodyguard who attempts to get out of the business and gets pulled back in to protect the wife of an unhinged killer. It looks like just the kind of madcap Summer romp we could use. In theaters 6.16.2021.