2022 is shaping up to be a major year for blockbuster movies. Big studios have been teasing their upcoming projects through trailers, and it’s time to break down what we can expect. The following list includes some of the most anticipated movies that are set to hit theaters in 2022.
James Cameron’s Avatar was released in 2009 and became the highest-grossing movie of all time. After years of delays, Avatar 2 is finally on its way, and its trailer promises more fantastic visuals and action sequences. Set in the ocean of Pandora, the sequel features the return of Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, and Sigourney Weaver alongside newcomers Michelle Yeoh and Kate Winslet.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first horror movie, and the trailer gives a taste of the darker tone. Following the events of WandaVision and Spider-Man: No Way Home, Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) must navigate various dimensions to save reality. The movie features Elizabeth Olsen’s return as Scarlet Witch and new cast members like Xochitl Gomez as America Chavez.
Matt Reeves’ The Batman trailer gave us a glimpse of what to expect from Robert Pattinson’s take on the Dark Knight. The clip showed a brooding and intense Batman, as well as his rogues’ gallery, including The Riddler (Paul Dano) and Catwoman (Zoe Kravitz). Fans can expect a grittier, noir-style take on the character, similar to Frank Miller’s graphic novels.
Jurassic World: Dominion
The Jurassic Park franchise’s final chapter is arriving in the form of Jurassic World: Dominion. The trailer promises a star-studded cast, including Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Sam Neill. The movie promises to explore the relationship between humans, animals, and their place in the world. Aside from Pratt and Howard, Dominion also promises the return of Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum.
Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore
The third installment of the Fantastic Beasts franchise is set to hit theaters in 2022. The trailer gives a brief glimpse of the new adventure, with Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) and Dumbledore (Jude Law) working together to face a new threat. The movie marks the directorial debut of David Yates, who helmed the last four Harry Potter movies.
These are just a few of the exciting upcoming movies that the trailers have teased us with. There are many more highly-anticipated films set to debut in the coming year, including Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Mission: Impossible 7, and The Flash. Fans can expect to see epic adventures, intense storytelling, and unforgettable performances from these highly-anticipated movies.