'Spider-Man,' 'Justice League' and Other 2017 Comic Book Movies To Look Forward To
By A.M. Uygongco | Dec 27, 2016 10:15 AM EST
2017 will see several comic books coming to the big screen. From Marvel to DC, the year following 2016 is looking to be action packed.
Business Insider has compiled a list of comic based films that are scheduled for a 2017 release. The run starts in February and ends in November.
At the beginning of the year, there will be “The Lego Batman Movie” starring Will Arentt, Michael Cera, and Zach Galifianakis. It is set for a February 10 release.
It is to be followed by “Logan” on March 3. The film is set in the future and involves an aged and weary Wolverine and a younger clone fighting together.
Scarlett Johannson stars in Japanese manga turned film “Ghost in the Shell” as a cyborg field commander working for the Public Security Sec. 9, named Major Motoko Kusanagi. She lives in a cyber world and battles against a hacker.
Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2” comes out on May 5. Fans will finally know more about Star Lord’s dad, who was only teased at in the first film and see the adorable Baby Groot in action.
On June 2, “Wonder Woman” comes out and it sees the return of Gal Gadot as the Amazon Princess. Patty Jenkins, director of the film, recently shared that the film will keep the legacy of Diana Prince.
Spider-Man Homecoming shows on July 7 and the friendly neighborhood superhero will battle against Vulture. In the movie are Marisa Tomei as Aunt May, Michael Keaton as Vulture, as well as Iron Man’s Robert Downey as Tony Stark and Joan Favreau as Happy Hogan.
Thor Ragnarok comes out November 3 and Hulk joins the God of Thunder in the events foretold in Norse mythology. Tom Hiddleston and Anthony Hopkins reprise their roles as Loki and Odin respectively, and they are joined by Cate Blanchett as Hela, Goddess of Death.
Finally, the last comic book film for that year will be “Justice League” on November 17. The characters teased in at “Batman V Superman” will make a comeback, some of them being Superman, Batman, Flash, and Wonder Woman.
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