2021 has registered many releases. Among those are our favourite franchises’ next installations, waiting to hit the silver screens
Here is the list of Hollywood Sequels 2021,
1. ESCAPE ROOM 2
The 2019 film, ‘Escape Room’ is getting a sequel. Adam Robitel had announced Escape Room 2 in February 2019. The cast and crew are almost the same as before. The first installation of this psychological thriller, released in 2019, opened to huge positive response. The film was scheduled to release on April 17th, 2020, but was changed thereupon and is now slated to release on January 1st, 2021.
2. PETER RABBIT 2: The Runaway
The adorable Peter Rabbit is going to come back in 2021. The fantasy comedy is ready to hit the screens on January 15th, 2021. The second installation of Peter Rabbit 2018 consists of almost the same crew as before. It is based on ‘Peter Rabbit’, a fictional character in sundry children’s stories by Beatrix Potter.
3. THE BOSS BABY 2
Remember the green-eyed business baby in a tuxedo, who was too mature for his age? Yes, you are right, The Boss Baby 2 is in the pipeline. The 2017 animation comedy got rave reviews from both audiences and critics. Like the first installation, the second one is also loosely based on the 2010 picture book by Marla Frazee. The film is set to release on March 26th, 2021.
4. A QUIET PLACE 2
The 2018 blockbuster, ‘A Quiet Place’, which created huge fanbase for its gripping plot and execution, is coming back with a sequel. A Quiet Place 2, directed by John Krasinski, who also directed and penned the script for the first film, is lined up to release on April 23rd, 2021. The first installation, which got tremendously positive response by the audience, is all set to be a franchise through A Quiet Place 2.
5. GODZILLA Vs. KONG
The epic Godzilla and King Kong are going to lock horns against each other. Serving as a sequel to ‘Godzilla: King Of Monsters’ and ‘Kong: Skull Island’, it is the fourth installation in MonsterVerse. The epic battle is going to be a visual treat. The legendary mammoth creatures have carried a strong fan base for over a decade. Even many fans of both fictional creatures have demanded a film with both characters together before. Slated to release on May 21st, 2021, it has created a strong buzz among the audience.
6. THE CONJURING: The Devil Made Me Do It
Among the horror genre fans, ‘Conjuring’ must be a talk every time. No other horror franchise has created such a global recognition for itself. The Conjuring 3 is a threequel to ‘The Conjuring’ and the eighth installment in the overall Conjuring Universe. Slated to release on June 4th, 2021, the film is one of the most awaited films of 2021.
7. JURASSIC WORLD: Dominion
‘Jurassic World’ is one of the most loved film series in the world. The ubiquitous love for the franchise has earned it a mammoth number of admirers and is one of the biggest box office record holders. Jurassic World: Dominion is the final film in the ‘Jurassic World’ trilogy and the sixth film in the ‘Jurassic Park’ franchise. It is all set to release on June 11th, 2021.
8. VENOM: Let There Be Carnage
Venom is one of the most vile, stylish, dreadful anti-hero characters. The character, which was already famous through comic books, got itself into the list of most infamous characters of superhero films through the 2007 movie ‘Spiderman 3’. The black attire with sharp razor-edged teeth and long tongue that drools for flesh, portrays how antagonistic the character is. Venom: Let There Be Carnage is a sequel to the 2018 film ‘Venom’, which puts the anti-heroic character under the limelight. The film will witness the battle between Venom and Carnage, one of the alien symbiotes like Venom. The film is scheduled to release on June 25th, 2021.
9. TOP GUN: Maverick
Tom Cruise fans are highly excited for this one. The 1986 hit film, ‘Top Gun’, is getting a sequel titled Top Gun: Maverick. The action drama is one of the most anticipated films of 2021 and has geared up to release on July 2nd, 2021. The entire crew, except for few of the cast and Tom Cruise as the protagonist, has changed.
10. MINIONS: The Rise Of Gru
Minions are one of the most adorable anime characters ever. The tiny, capsule-shaped yellow creatures, make us laugh till our stomach aches. First introduced in the 2010 film ‘Despicable Me’, the characters became so popular that it got a separate franchise for them on their evolution, journey to Gru, etc. The film ‘Minions’ which released in 2015 is the first of its franchise. Minions: The Rise Of Gru, is the second installation and is lined up for release on July 9th, 2021.
11. HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 4
The comic portrayal of Dracula was a sweet gesture and a different take on the iconic fictional character. Not just it did something unique, but also brought a smile on people’s face, and came up successfully. With three successful films, Hotel Transylvania franchise is getting ready to unveil its fourth installation on August 6th, 2021.
12. THE BATMAN
The Batman, directed by Matt Reeves is a reboot of ‘Batman’ franchise. It is the eleventh film in DCEU (DC Extended Universe). The film stars Robert Pattinson as Batman. The film is under the production phase (filming) and is planned to release on October 1st, 2021.
13. THE ADDAMS FAMILY 2
The Addams Family 2, is a sequel to the 2019 film ‘The Addams Family’. The film is in the production works and nothing much has been revealed as of now. It has however aimed for the release date of October 22nd, 2021.
14. FANTASTIC BEASTS 3
Fantastic Beasts 3 was scheduled to start filming but coronavirus pandemic has become a stumbling block to shoot. The film had fixed 12th November, 2021 as the date of release but it seems almost impossible now to release on the date fixed.
15. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 7
One of the best Hollywood action flicks, ‘Mission Impossible’, is ready to grow its franchise with the next installation, Mission: Impossible 7. Tom Cruise, who has carried the lead role in the previous installations too, is going to get on a perilous spy operation once again. The film is expected to arrive on November 19th, 2021.
16. SPIDERMAN [-Untitled]
The untitled sequel of ‘Spiderman: Far From Home’ is under development. Nothing disclosed till now, the film is scheduled to release on December 17th, 2021.
17. SHERLOCK HOLMES 3
The greatest detective of all time, a character admired by all, Sherlock Holmes. The world-famous ‘Sherlock Holmes’ is getting a threequel. In April 2016, the film was confirmed to begin shooting by 2017 but due to some issues, the shoot got delayed to 2018. The film was initially set to release on December 25th, 2020, but the global pandemic crises forced to push the release date to December 22nd, 2021.