In the past couple of years, a lot of comic book movies have been released and though the superhero movies were a thing from a long time, only recently have they gained a huge popularity among comic nerds as well as other audiences. 2016 is just around the corner and it’s going to be a huge year for superhero movies as around 8 superhero movies are scheduled to release in 2016.
In this article, we will see all the movies that are scheduled to release in 2016. Starting from Deadpool to Doctor Strange, a lot of new superheroes are going to make their silver screen debut and thus kickstarting their own franchise.
It might be a bit hard to keep track of all the upcoming releases, so you can refer to this article whenever you want to know about the upcoming superhero movies releasing in 2016.
1Deadpool – February 12, 2016
The Merc with a Mouth makes his big screen debut with the upcoming Deadpool movie. Hopefully, this movie will give us a real Deadpool and erase the X-Men Origins version.
Deadpool is one of the most popular comic book anti-hero (& mercenary) with healing powers, a twisted sense of humor and a big mouth. Check out the latest red-band trailer of Deadpool to know what to expect from the movie.
2Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – March 25, 2016
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice brings together Batman and Superman for the first time on the big screen and marks the debut of Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman that will eventually lead to her own solo film.
The movie is the most anticipated superhero movie and will set the events in motion that will lead to the Justice League. It also features cameos of The Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg.
3Captain America: Civil War – May 6, 2016
Although the story of Captain America: Civil War movie is completely different to what fans know from the Civil War event in comic books, it still is one of the most awaited movies of 2016.
When there is a movie where Captain America and Iron Man go toe-to-toe against one another, you are sure to get goosebumps. The film is going to divide the Avengers in 2 different groups and will be the movie where Black Panther makes his debut on the big screen.
4X-Men: Apocalypse – May 27, 2016
The upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse movie brings the world’s first and the most powerful mutant on the big screen. The movie stars Micheal Fassbender as Magneto, Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique, James McAvoy as Professor X and brings the younger versions of Jean Grey, Cyclops and other mutants.
The movie is a follow-up to X-Men: Days of Future Past where all the mutants will have to unite to face the biggest threat, Apocalypse, the world’s first mutant and prevent him from executing his extinction level plans.
5Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows – June 3, 2016
The Turtles are back to save the city from a dangerous threat and they are finally out of the sewers and shadows and in to the light.
The movie has Megan Fox reprising her character of April O’Neil and Stephen Amell playing Casey Jones.
6Suicide Squad – August 5, 2016
Suicide Squad, also known as Task Force X, is a team of super-villains who perform high risk missions for the US Government.
The movie has Deadshot (Will Smith), Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Enchantress, Killer Croc, Katana, Boomerang etc. The villain of the movie is The Joker who will be played by Jared Leto and Batman will make an appearance as well.
7Gambit – October 7, 2016
Channing Tatum will make his debut as a mutant with X-Men: Apocalypse and will later reprise the role of Gambit in his own solo spin-off movie which will release later in 2016.
8Doctor Strange – November 4, 2016
The film, Doctor Strange, has Benedict Cumberbatch starring as Sorcerer Supreme and will introduce magic and sorcery in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The film plot goes as follows, “After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.”
These are the upcoming superhero movies releasing in 2016. So, don’t forget to grab your tickets as soon as they are available!