So June is right around the corner and as we reach the mid point of the year, here’s a look at some upcoming films for the next 30 days as summer film season really gets into gear. US release dates by default.
Wonder Woman – released on the 2nd of June
Directed by Patty Jenkins
Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston.
Origin story and the latest film in the DCEU sees Diana Princess of of Themyscira (home of the Amazonian warriors) discover herself as a person, accidentally coming into contact with American pilot Steve Trevor during WWI, shes goes with him to London to try and end the war, with her having a bit of a culture shock along the way.
The Mummy – released on the 9th of June
Directed by Alex Kurtzman
Starring: Tom Cruise, Annabelle Wallis, Sofia Boutella, Jake Johnson, Courtney B Vance, Russel Crowe.
Reboot of the horror franchise of the same name, set in London as the ancient force of Princess Ahmanet is unleashed by archaeologists accidentally, including Nick Morton who seems to be being targeted by her personally as she tries to take over the world, Nick seeks the help of organization ‘Predigium’ in order to fight off Ahmanet and save the world.
It Comes At Night – released on the 9th of June
Directed by Trey Edward Shults
Starring: Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbot, Carmen Ejogo, Riley Keough, Kelvin Harrison Jr.
Psychological thriller set in a cabin in the woods, a families meticulous home balance is off set by a young man looking for refuge, all the while everyone is paranoid about something potentially outside and the dangers it may bring.
Cars 3 – released on the 16th of June
Directed by Brian Fee
Starring: Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Armie Hammer, Larrie the Cable Guy, Bonnie Hunt, John Ratzenberger, Tony Shalhoub.
Third film in the Cars series sees Lightning McQueen struck by tragedy after an accident in a race, he strives to race in the Florida 500, training and rehabilitating with Cruz Ramirez, while facing off against a generation of newer, faster cars.
Transformers: The Last Knight – released on the 21st of June
Directed by Michael Bay
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, Stanley Tucci, Josh Duhamel, Anthony Hopkins, Isabel Moner, Santiago Cabrera, Jerrod Carmichael.
The latest film in the Transformers series sees war ensuing between humans and Transformers, following Optimus Primes’ long absence from earth, Cade Yeager teams up with an English lord and university professor to find out why the Transformers keep coming to earth, while an arising evil forces threaten to take over the planet.
Baby Driver – released on the 28th of June
Directed by Edgar Wright
Starring: Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Kevin Spacey, Jon Hamm, Jamie Foxx, Jon Bernthal, Eiza Gonzalez, Sky Ferreria.
Crime thriller centred around exceptionally talented get away driver Baby who suffers from Tinnitus but drowns it out with music, he works for the mysterious criminal ‘Doc’ but after meeting a certain girl, he strives to get away from his life of crime and run away with her, though this escape from his lifestyle may be harder than he thinks.
Despicable Me 3– released on the 30th of June
Directed by Pierre Coffin, Kyle Balda.
Starring: Steve Carrel, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, Miranda Cosgrove, Steve Coogan, Julie Andrews.
Animated comedy set around the formerly evil Gru, who re-unites with his long lost and more successful twin brother, Dru who wants Gru to suit up for one last heist for the two of them.