The one thing in common that most of us have done in the last two years is binge-watching. Not to mention, looking forward to movies has become a habit. So much so, that from recent releases to the upcoming ones, we know about it all.
So, if you are wondering what does 2022 has on offer when it comes to entertainment, here are 8 movies that look promising towards making 2022 even better.
Release date: January 7, 2022
Director: Simon Kinberg
To reclaim a top-secret weapon, a CIA agent joins forces with other international spies. Agent 355, a female spy for the Patriots during the American Revolution, inspired the title. Jessica Chastain plays a brilliant CIA agent who gathers an all-star team of fierce females to rescue the weapon. Rival agent Marie (Diane Kruger), psychologist Graciela (Penélope Cruz), and computer scientist Khadijah (Lupita Nyong’o) team up to take down the enemy, while Sebastian Stan takes a backseat.
Release date: January 14, 2022
Director: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett
A new killer dons the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teens to resurrect secrets from the town’s grim past, twenty-five years after a string of violent killings stunned the calm town of Woodsboro, Calif.
Release date: March 4, 2022
Director: Matt Reeves
During Batman’s second year of crime-fighting, he chases the Riddler, a serial assassin who preys on Gotham’s upper crust. During the inquiry, he uncovers corruption linked to his own family and is forced to form new alliances in order to catch the Riddler and bring the guilty to jail.
Downton Abbey: A New Era
Release date: March 18, 2022
Director: Simon Curtis
The sequel to the 2019 film Downton Abbey, Downton Abbey: A New Era is an upcoming historical drama film. Julian Fellowes, the creator and writer of the television series of the same name, wrote both films, while Simon Curtis, who replaced Michael Engler as director of the first film, directed the sequel.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse Madness
Tentative release date: May 16, 2022
Director: Sam Raimi
Dr. Stephen Strange casts a proscribed spell that opens the door to the multiverse, including an altered version of Strange, whose threat to humanity is too great for the combined efforts of Strange, Wong, and Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch, following the events of Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021) and the first season of Loki (2021).
Release date: April 22, 2022
Director: Robert Eggers
The Northman, directed by Robert Eggers and co-written by Eggers and Sjón, is an upcoming American epic historical film. It stars Alexander Skarsgard as Viking prince Amleth, who goes off on a mission of vengeance after his father is murdered by his uncle at the turn of the tenth century in Iceland. In supporting roles, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, Anya Taylor-Joy, Ethan Hawke, Björk, and Willem Dafoe appear.
Top Gun: Maverick
Release date: May 27, 2022
Director: Joseph Kosinski
Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs after more than thirty years as one of the Navy’s top aviators, pushing the edge as a brave test pilot and avoiding the advancement in rank that would ground him. Maverick meets Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), call sign: “Rooster,” the son of Maverick’s late friend and Radar Intercept Officer Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose,” when he finds himself training a detachment of Top Gun graduates for a specialised mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen. Maverick is driven into a confrontation with his own greatest fears as he faces an uncertain future and confronts the ghosts of his past, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who stand in his way.
Thor: Love and Thunder
Release date: July 8, 2022
Director: Taika Waititi
Thor: Love and Thunder will be the direct sequel to Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s 29th feature (MCU). Chris Hemsworth stars alongside Tessa Thompson, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, Chris Pratt, Jaimie Alexander, Pom Klementieff, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Sean Gunn, Jeff Goldblum, and Vin Diesel in the film directed by Taika Waititi, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Jennifer Kaytin Robinson