The summer of 2021 promises to be an exciting time for moviegoers, with a slew of highly-anticipated blockbusters hitting the big screen. From superhero films to action-packed adventures, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Here’s a rundown of some of the biggest releases coming to theaters this summer.
Black Widow – July 9th, 2021
Marvel fans have been eagerly anticipating the release of Black Widow, which will finally arrive on July 9th after numerous delays due to the pandemic. The movie stars Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff, better known as Black Widow. Set after the events of Captain America: Civil War, the movie sees Natasha confront her past and confront the dangerous Black Widow program that created her.
F9 – June 25th, 2021
The Fast and Furious franchise shows no signs of slowing down, with the highly-anticipated ninth installment set to release on June 25th. Vin Diesel and the rest of the crew return for another high-octane adventure, this time with John Cena joining the cast as Dominic’s long-lost brother.
Jurassic World: Dominion – June 10th, 2022
While it’s technically not a summer 2021 release, this highly-anticipated movie is worth mentioning since it was originally slated to come out in June 2021. Jurassic World: Dominion will finally hit theaters on June 10th, 2022, with Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard returning to their roles as Owen and Claire. The movie promises to be a thrilling conclusion to the Jurassic World trilogy, with the return of original franchise stars Sam Neill, Laura Dern, and Jeff Goldblum.
The Suicide Squad – August 6th, 2021
The DC Extended Universe continues to expand, and the latest addition is The Suicide Squad, hitting theaters on August 6th. The movie is a reboot of sorts, with James Gunn taking the helm and assembling a new team of villains, including Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Bloodsport (Idris Elba), and polka-dot man (David Dastmalchian).
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings – September 3rd, 2021
Marvel’s Phase Four kicks into high gear with Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, hitting theaters on September 3rd. The movie marks the first Asian-led superhero film in the MCU, with Simu Liu starring as the titular character. The story follows Shang-Chi as he faces off against the legendary Ten Rings organization, which has ties to Marvel’s past movies.
These are just a few of the many blockbuster releases coming to theaters this summer. Get ready for some cinematic madness as Hollywood delivers one exciting movie after another.