By Vishal Sangwan
We’re halfway through 2019 and we have had some great movies from Avengers: Endgame to The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind. So what is in store for the latter half of the year?
Here is a list of 15 of the most anticipated movies for the rest of the year
Toy Story 4 | India Release: June 21
Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, and Keanu Reeves.
Prepare to feel nostalgic as Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy named Forky. The fourth installment is said to be even more emotional.
Spider-Man: Far From Home | India Release: July 5
Starring: Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, and Jake Gyllenhaal.
The first Marvel movie post Avengers: Endgame, Far From Home will focus on how everyone’s friendly neighbourhood spider-man steps up.
Yesterday | India Release: July 12
Starring: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Kate McKinnon, and Ed Sheeran.
This British comedy is about a struggling musician who wakes up one morning to find that he’s the only person alive who remembers The Beatles. Performing songs by the greatest band in history to a world that has never heard them, Jack becomes on overnight sensation with a little help from his agent.
Lion King | Release date: July 19
Starring: Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner, John Oliver, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and James Earl Jones.
Of all the Disney remakes, this one might be the most anticipated one. The story of the young cub Simba was the finest of Disney’s animated movies.
Stuber | India Release: July 26
Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista and Natalie Morales
An Uber driver named Stu gets caught up in a hunt for terrorists when he picks up a cop hot on the trail of a brutal killer. He tries to has to save the day and his 5 star rating.
Hobbs and Shaw | India Release: August 2
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby, and Helen Mirren.
A Fast & Furious spin-off, the movie will have Hobbs and Shaw come together to stop the anarchist Brixton.
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood | India Release: August 9
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Dakota Fanning and Al Pacino
Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood is destined to be a success with all the hype around it. Set in Hollywood 1969, it features a large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age.
It: Chapter 2 | India Release: September 26
Starring: Bill Skarsgard, James McAvay, Bill Hader and Jessica Chastain
In the sleepy town of Derry, the evil clown Pennywise returns 27 years later to torment the grown-up members of the Losers’ Club, who have long since drifted apart from one another.
Joker | India Release: October 4
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Zazie Beetz, Dante Pereira-Olson and Robert De Niro
A Joker origins movie! Probably the most iconic villain across comics, the story will cover Joker’s dissent into madness.
The Addams Family | India Release: October 11
Starring: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, and Allison Janney
The creepiest family is here to spook you. The Addams family delight generations of fans both old and new.
Zombieland: Double Tap | India Release: October 25
Starring: Emma Stone, Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Harrelson
Zombie slayers Tallahassee, Columbus, Wichita and Little Rock are back to square off against the newly evolved undead.
Terminator: Dark Fate | India Release: November 1
Starring: Linda Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis and Arnold Schwarzenegger
Fans of the series will enjoy seeing Sarah Connor join forces with a female cyborg to protect a young girl from a powerful new Terminator.
Doctor Sleep | India Release: November 8
Starring: Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson and Carel Struycken
The movie adaptation of Stephen King’s follow up novel to the ‘The Shining’, Doctor Sleep follows the story of a grown Dan Torrance who remains traumatized by the sinister events that occurred at the Overlook Hotel when he was a child.
Ford vs Ferrari | India Release: November 15
Starring: Matt Damon, Christian Bale and Caitriona Balfe
The film is about the well documented rivalry between Ford and Ferrari in the 60s. The movie will have the American automotive designer Carroll Shelby and British race car driver Ken Miles team up as they design a car for Ford that will beat Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.
Frozen 2 | India Release: November 27
Starring: Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff, Idina Menzel and Josh Gad
The second installment of Frozen will see the Snow Queen Elsa and her sister Anna embark on a new adventure far away from their kingdom.
So which of these movies are you looking forward to the most?