Sci Fi Movies: 2017 #RRSciFiMonth
For the month of November Rinn Reads and Over the Effing Rainbow host a wonderful event called Sci Fi 2016 in which we celebrate all things sci fi. Check out the details here and come and join the fun.
Today I’m looking at : Films coming out in 2017. Hopefully the dates are correct but I guess they’re open to change. Anyhow, here are a few of the goodies we can look forward to in 2017:
Logan – Due out March 2017
Set in the future, Logan and Professor Charles Xavier must cope with the loss of the X-Men when a corporation led by Nathaniel Essex is destroying the world leaving it to destruction, with Logan’s healing abilities slowly fading away and Xavier’s Alzheimer’s forcing him to forget. Logan must defeat Nathaniel Essex with the help of a young girl named Laura Kinney, a female clone of Wolverine.
A little more Wolverine can’t hurt!
Ghost in the Shell – Due out March 2017
Starring Scarlett Johansson: A cyborg policewoman attempts to bring down a nefarious computer hacker.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol II – due out April 2017
Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.
Oh yes! I can’t wait for this one.
Chris Pratt, Michael Rooker, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, and Karen Gillan.
Look closely at the picture below and you’ll find a teeny-tiny Groot:
Life – Due Out May 2017
Six astronauts aboard the space station study a sample collected from Mars that could provide evidence for extraterrestrial life on the Red Planet. The crew determines that the sample contains a large, single-celled organism – the first example of life beyond Earth.
Starring Rebecca Ferguson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds
First impression: Looks as though this might bear a few similarities to Alien but we’ll see.
The Dark Tower – due out July 2017
Gunslinger Roland Deschain roams an Old West-like landscape in search of the dark tower, in the hopes that reaching it will preserve his dying world.
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Idris Elba, Katheryn Winnick.
Looks like I better catch up with reading the books then – quickly!
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets – Due out July 2017
Time-traveling agent Valerian is sent to investigate a galactic empire, along with his partner Laureline.
Starring: Cara Delevingne, Ethan Hawke, John Goodman
War for the Planet of the Apes – Due out July 2017
In War for the Planet of the Apes, the third chapter of the critically acclaimed blockbuster franchise, Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.
Starring; Woody Harrelson, Judy Greer, Andy Serkis
Alien: Covenant – Due out August 2017
The crew of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but it is actually a dark, dangerous world, whose sole inhabitant is the synthetic David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, Katherine Waterston
I’m not going to lie – I wasn’t a fan of Prometheus but I’m still on board to watch this.
Blade Runner 2049 – Due out October 2017
I couldn’t find out too much about this one:
Starring: Mackenzie Davis, Ana de Armas, Jared Leto, Ryan Gosling. Possibly with Harrison Ford reprising his role as Rick Deckard.
Star Wars: Episode VIII – Due out December 2017
Having taken her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Rey continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the saga. I’m very much anticipating this one.
Starring: Daisy Ridley, Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac and Mark Hamill
Inversion – Due out 2017
The Earth gradually loses her gravity. A Chinese scientist and an american street-man trying to stop the chaos.
Starring: Travis Fimmel, Samuel L. Jackson, Yifei Liu
(Information found at IMDB and correct at time of article)