POP List Pop Culture Movie & TV Release Dates

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POP List, January, February, March,

Title Release Date Synopsis
Glass January 18, 2019 M. Night Shyamalan delivers a film that functions as a sequel to both Unbreakable and Split
Polar January 25, 2019 Based on Dark Horses' graphic novel, Polar: Came from the Cold, this Netflix-adapted film will follow the world's top assassin, who has a hit put on him after he retires from the assassin business. 
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part February 8, 2019 The animated smash hit returns for a second outing that promises to be even more awesome.
Alita: Battle Angel February 14, 2019 Directors Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron are bringing the classic anime about a deadly female cyborg assassin to the big screen as an American live action film starring Rosa Salazar.
Chaos Walking March 1, 2019  Tom Holland and Daisey Ridley star in the adaptation of Patrick Ness's novel of the same name, set on colony planet where all living creatures hear one another's thoughts in an endless stream of images, words, and sounds.
Captain Marvel March 8, 2019 The popular Marvel superheroine gets her own solo film that follows a normal human woman who receives amazing abilities from the alien empire of Kree.
Dumbo March 29, 2019 Tim Burton will direct the upcoming live action adaptation of the circus elephant who learns his comically large ears allow him to fly. 

April, May, June, film, new releases

Title Release Date Synopsis
Pet Sematary April 5, 2019 Jason Clarke will star in the adaptation of Stephen King's 1983 novel that centers on a boy who is resurrected as a demon after his father takes his body to a pet cemetery built on an ancient burial ground.
Shazam! April 5, 2019 Based on the DC character of the same name, this new film follows a young boy named Billy Batson who can transform into an incredible hero with just one word.
Hellboy April 12, 2019 Stranger Things' David Harbour stars as the half-demon investigator in this reboot of the comic-based franchise.
The Curse of La Llorona April 19, 2019 Based on Mexican folklore, the film centers on the spirit of a weeping woman who haunts a riverside, in search of her children who died there. 
Avengers: Endgame April 26, 2019 The second part to the new Marvel film series that sees the Avengers pitted against Thanos and his Infinity Gauntlet.
Detective Pikachu May 10, 2019 Ryan Reynolds stars as a motion-capture version of the beloved Pokémon out to help a friend track down his missing father. 
John Wick 3: Parabellum May 17, 2019 Third installment in retired hitman action series; in 2017, Dynamite Entertainment released comic book prequel series.
Aladdin May 24, 2019 A live-action reimaging of Disney's classic star-crossed lovers. 
BrightBurn May 24, 2019 A mysterious horror film produced by James Gunn. 
Godzilla 2: King of the Monsters May 31, 2019 The sequel to the Legendary Pictures American reboot of the Godzilla franchise
X-Men: Dark Phoenix  June 7, 2019 A follow up to X-Men: Apocalypse, Dark Phoenix will see a young Jean Grey (Sophie Turner) become possessed by the cosmic force.
Men in Black: International June 14, 2019 Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson start in the reboot of the alien-hunting classic, but this time they face their biggest threat yet: a mole in the Men in Black organization.
Toy Story 4 June 21, 2019 Woody, Buzz, and the gang reunite for the newest installment of the beloved toys who come to life. 
Annabelle Comes Home June 26, 2019 The latest installment in The Conjuring universe refocuses on a demonically possessed doll, as the Warrens attempt to find a home for her where she can no longer wreak havoc.

July through September, film, new releases  

Title Release Date Synopsis
Spider-Man: Far From Home July 2, 2019 Tom Holland reprises his role as the webslinger, in the film that will solidify Spider-Man's place in the Marvel cinematic universe. 
The Lion King July 19, 2019 Live action adaption of the beloved animated animal adventure; Donald Glover is set to voice Simba. 
Hobbs and Shaw August 2, 2019 Deadpool 2 director David Leitch will helm the Fast and Furious spinoff that centers on Dwanye Johnson's Luke Hobbs and Jason Statham's villain-turned-antihero Deckard Shaw. 
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark August 9, 2019 The adaptation of the beloved children's horror trilogy follows a group of young teens who must solve the mystery surrounding sudden deaths in their small town.
The Kitchen August 9, 2019 Based on the DC/Vertigo comic of the same name, the film follows three wives of Irish mobsters who take over the crime business after their husbands are arrested.
IT: Chapter 2 September 6, 2019 Pennywise returns 27 years later to resume his reign of terror on the Losers' Club.
Rambo: Last Blood September 20, 2019 Sylvester Stallone will give his final performance as John Rambo, this time up against one of Mexico's most violent drug cartels as he searches for a friend's kidnapped daughter. 



October, November, December, film, new releases

Title Release Date Synopsis
Joker. October 4, 2019 Martin Scorsese will executive produce and Joaquin Phoenix will star in the origin story of the Clown Prince of Crime, which will exist outside the DC Extended Universe. 
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil October 18, 2019 Angelina Jolie will reprise her role as the infamous villain-turned-hero in the reimagined tale of Sleeping Beauty; Ed Skrein is set to star opposite Jolie 
Doctor Sleep November 8, 2019 Adapted from Stephen King's novel, this sequel to The Shining follows an adult version of Danny Torrance as he battles alcoholism and attempts to cope with what happened to him at the Overlook Hotel.
Charlie's Angels November 15, 2019 Elizabeth Banks will direct and star in the newest reboot of the 1970s female-led spy thriller. 
Frozen 2 November 22, 2019 The next installment of Disney's smash-hit musical featuring sisters Anna and Elsa.
Terminator: Dark Fate November 22, 2019 Deadpool's Tim Miller will direct, and Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger will reprise their roles in this sequel to the classic.
Knives Out November 27, 2019 Star Wars: The Last Jedi director, Rian Johnson, pulls inspiration from Agatha Christie and Hitchcock, to create a new kind of whodunit movie, that centers on an eccentric, combative family. 
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle 2 December 13, 2019 Sequel to the Sony Pictures smash hit that sucks players into a classic jungle adventure video game as the avatar they choose. 
Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker December 20, 2019 J.J. Abrams returns to write and direct the final film in the Skywalker Saga.
Six Underground TBA 2019 Ryan Reynolds will star in the Netflix action movie that centers around six billionaires who fake their own deaths to form an elite team to take down bad guys.



 2020 through 2021, film, new releases


Release Date


Black Adam

January 1, 2020

The Rock is set to star as the DC supervillain of the same name, and frequent adversary of Shazam. 

Doctor Sleep

January 24, 2020

Adapted from Stephen King's novel, this sequel to The Shining follows an adult version of Danny Torrance as he battles alcoholism and attempts to cope with what happened to him at the Overlook Hotel.

Birds of Prey

February 7, 2020

Harley Quinn, Black Canary, and Huntress team up to take down Gotham City crime boss, Black Mask. 

Sonic the Hedgehog

February 14, 2020

The iconic SEGA character stars in his own feature film... maybe he'll thwart the evil Doctor Eggman Robotnik while he's at it.


February 21, 2020

Vin Diesel stars as the brutual one man army, Bloodshot, in the film set to kick off the Valiant Cinematic Universe. 


March 6, 2020

Two elf brothers in a suburban fantasy world set off on an adventure to discover if there's any magic left in the world. 

Godzilla vs. Kong

March 13, 2020

It's the king of apes versus the king of lizards in this highly anticipated showdown.

The Invisible Man

March 13, 2020

Based on H.G. Wells sci-fi novel, a scientist turns himself invisible, only to find the procedure irreversible. He then uses his invisibility to begin a "reign of terror." 

G.I. Joe: Every Vigilant

March 27, 2020

This reboot of the G.I. Joe films is rumored to be the launching point for Hasbro's AllSpark Cinematic Universe. 


March 27, 2020

A live action reboot of the Disney classic that features a Chinese woman who disguises herself as a male warrior in order to save her father. 


April 3, 2020

Ray Fisher stars as the cybernetically-enhanced superhero in this new film that focuses on the DC character.

The New Mutants

April 3, 2020

Based on the popular X-Men team from the 1980's, New Mutants will follow a team of young X-Men, including Wolfsbane and Magik.

No Time to Die

April 8, 2020

Daniel Craig reprises his role for the final time in the latest installment of the 007 spy thriller.


May 15, 2020

Space Jam director, Tony Cervone partners with Warner Bros. to tackle the animated reboot of the beloved cartoon.

Fast & Furious 9

May 22, 2019

The newest installment in the high-octane film franchise.

The SpongeBob Movie: It's A Wonderful Sponge

May 22, 2020

The continuing adventures of SpongeBob and his pals serves as a follow-up to the 2015 film SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

Artemis Fowl

May 29, 2020

Sci-fi fantasy adventure film based on Eoin Colfer's book series of the same name follows a young Irish criminal mastermind as he tracks down his missing father. 

Wonder Woman: 1984

June 5, 2020

Wonder Woman returns in her second standalone film, taking place before the events of Justice League. 

Top Gun: Maverick

June 26, 2020 

Tom Cruise will reprise his role as the iconic fighter pilot, this time fighting to stay relevant against drones and a high-tech pilot landscape.

Free Guy

July 3, 2020

A bank teller discovers he is actually a background character in a video game that's scheduled to go offline. 

Ghostbusters 3

July 10, 2020

Jason Reitman, son of the original Ghostbusters director, will direct the latest in the ghost-hunting franchise, which functions as a direct sequel to Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II. 

The Bob's Burgers Movie

July 17, 2020

Feature film based on the hit animated TV series. 

Green Lantern Corps

July 24, 2020

A feature film focusing on the interstellar police force of the Green Lantern Corps.


July 31, 2020

Sony expands their Spider-Man villain-based cinematic universe by exploring the backstory of Dr. Michael Mobius, a scientist with a rare blood disease who attempts to cure himself, only to end up a vampire.

Bill & Ted Face the Music

August 21, 2020

Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter reprise their roles as Bill S. Preston Esquire and Ted Theodore Logan as they take on more outrageous adventures. 

Without Remorse

September 18, 2020

Michael B. Jordan will star as beloved Tom Clancy character, John Clark, the former Navy SEAL and director of the elite counterterrorism unit Rainbow Six.


October 16, 2020

Paramount and Hasbro's AllSpark Productions are teaming up to bring the 1980s toy figures to the big screen.

Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe

October 16, 2020

The iconic G.I. Joe character gets his own spinoff film. 


November 20, 2020

An all-star cast, including Josh Brolin and Jason Momoa, will adapt Frank Herbert's sci-fi classic set on the desert planet of Arrakis, whose main export is a rare spice drug. 


December 23, 2020

Emma Stone stars as the evil Cruella de Vil in the origin story of the 101 Dalamtians villain.


TBA 2020

Ezra Miller stars as Barry Allen and his super speedy alter-ego in this new film that focuses on the DC hero.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

TBA 2020

The group of misfits continue their quest to keep the universe safe. 

Venom 2 

TBA 2020 

Follow up to the 2018 blockbuster further develops Tom Hardy's titular Venom and is rumored to explore his relationship with archnemesis Carnage. 

Masters Of The Universe

March 5, 2021

A revival of Skeletor and He-Man's duel for the Cosmic Keys.


March 5, 2021

Based on Noelle Stevenson's graphic novel of the same name, Nimona follows the shape-shifting titular character who serves as a sidekick to the evil Lord Ballister Blackheart.

Tom & Jerry

April 16, 2021

The iconic cat and mouse duo come to the big screen in a live action/ animation hybrid film.


May 21, 2021

Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi tackles to adaptation of a Japense magna centered on a biker gang member who turns into a rampaging psychic psychopath after a secret military project goes wrong.

DC Super Pets

May 21, 2021

The LEGO Batman writer Jared Stern will write and direct the big-screen take on the crime-fighting good boys and girls; Krypto the Super-Dog, Streaky the Super-Cat, Beppo the Super-Monkey and Comet the Super-Horse are among some of the crime-fighting super pets to expect.

John Wick 4

May 21, 2021

The next installment in Keanu Reeves' retired hitman action franchise. 

Jurassic World 3

June 11, 2021

Colin Trevorrow returns to pen the third installment of the dinosaur reboot; Pacific Rim Uprising co-writer Emily Carmichael also joins the writing team. 

The Batman

June 25, 2021

Ben Affleck passes the torch a new incarnation of the Dark Knight, who may be taking on the plot from the comic story line 'Under the Red Hood.'

Indiana Jones 5

July 9, 2021

Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg return for a fifth installment of the Indiana Jones franchise.

Space Jam 2

July 16, 2021

The Michael Jordan-Bugs Bunny live action/ animation team-up is getting a sequel with Lebron James as the star. 

Dungeons & Dragon's

July 23, 2021

Hasbro's production house, AllSpark Pictures, and The LEGO Batman director Chris McKay will helm the live-action adaptation of the classic tabletop RPG.

Suicide Squad 2 

August 6, 2021

Directed by James Gunn, the band of supervillains return to take on another no-way-out mission.

Avatar 2

December 17, 2021

The highly-anticipated sequel to James Cameron's sci-fi epic, Avatar.

Sherlock Holmes 3

December 22, 2021

The third installment of the mystery series starring Robert Downey Jr. as the brilliant British detective, and Jude Law as his sidekick, Dr. Watson. 

Aquaman 2

December 16, 2022

Jason Momoa will reprise his role as protector of the deep.



 in development, film, future releases

Working Title Synopsis
143 Brian Michael Bendis and Deadpool director Tim Miller team up for an X-Men spinoff film based on the character Kitty Pryde.
Across the Void Adaptation of the sci-fi novel of the same name follows Commander May Knox after she wakes up in a ruined spacecraft stuck in Jupiter's orbit and attempts to return to Earth. 
American Way  John Ridley will pen the adaptation of his 2017 comic book series The American Way: Those Above and Those Below, set in 1970s America, where superheroes have fallen out of favor with the public. 
Analog John Wick director Chad Stahelski tackles the adaptation of the Image Comics series that takes place in a near-future where the security of the internet has failed as the result of an event called the Great Doxxing. 
Armada Dan Mazeau will pen the script for the adaptation of Ernie Cline's (Ready Player One) novel, which follows a teen video game champion who discovers the game he has mastered is actually a tool for recruiting pilots to fight off an alien invasion. 
Bad Guys The animated feature film adapts Aaron Blabely's best-selling book, which centers on four reformed villains who are bad at being good. 
Barbie Mattel and Warner Bros. bring Barbie to life in a live-action feature film starring Academy Award-nominated actress Margot Robbie as Barbie. 
Bat Girl Christina Hodson, writer for the Bumblebee spinoff movie, will pen the script that follows Barbara Gordon, daughter of Gotham City police commissioner James Gordon, in her adventures as Bat Girl. 
Battlestar Galactica A reimagining of the 1978 sci-fi series which follows a team of human survivors tasked with rebuilding humanity after a robot attack; The Hunger Games director Francis Lawrence is attached to direct. 
Black Adaptation of the Black Mask Studios comic book of the same name is set in a world where only Black people have super powers. 
Blackhawk Steven Spielberg will direct the DC Comics film that focuses on the titular Blackhawk, the leader of a squadron of World War II pilots who fought off the Nazis. 
Black Cat

Part of Sony's Universe of Spider-Man characters, Spider-Man's sometimes ally, sometimes enemy will get her own solo film.

Black Hole Production companies Plan B and New Regency will team up again to work on the film adaptation of Charles Burns' graphic novel of the same name, which follows a group of teens who are physically mutated after contracting a sexually transmitted disease.
Black Leopard, Red Wolf Michael B. Jordan will develop and produce  the epic African fantasy written by Marlon James.
Black Widow Jac Schaeffer writes and Scarlett Johansson stars in the Black Widow standalone film.
Bloodshot Vin Diesel is signed on to star in the Sony Pictures adaptation of the Valiant Entertainment comic series, which follows a former mobster turned into the ultimate killing machine. 
Boba Fett Disney and Lucasfilm are developing a standalone film detailing the escapades of the mysterious bounty hunter, Boba Fett; Logan director James Mangold is on board to write and direct. 
Bodies, Bodies, Bodies Based on the New Yorker fiction story "Cat Person," the film follows a female college student's relationship with an older man as it slowly goes downhill. 
Carmen Sandiego Netflix is developing a feature film around the mysterious globetrotter who taught children about geography. 
Child's Play Remake of the 1908s cult horror hit starring the murderous doll, Chucky. 
Clue Ryan Reynolds will produce and Deadpool's Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick will write in the newest movie adaption of the classic whodunit board game.
Come Away An imagined prequel to classics Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan that sets Alice and Peter as siblings who choose imagination over reality following a tragic family accident. 
Console Wars Set in the 1990s, Console Wars follows the uphill battle of SEGA as it tries to establish itself as a legitimate video game developer and compete with Nintendo. 
Cowboy Ninja Viking Adaption of the Image Comics series of the same name stars Chris Pratt as the assassin equipped with the skills of a cowboy, ninja, and viking.
Crowded Rebel Wilson will star in the big screen adaptation of the upcoming Image Comics title that focuses on a normal, quiet girl who suddenly finds herself as the target of a multi-million dollar bounty, and the clock is ticking on her window of time to find out why.
Danger Girl Based off the 1990s hit comic series of the same name, Danger Girl follows a group of female adventurers who go on a globetrotting mission to locate a set of mystical objects and keep them away from the evil Hammer Syndicate. 
Deadpool 3 The Merc with a Mouth returns for his third feature film, which is rumored to center around the team assembled in X-Force
Detective Pikachu 2 22 Jump Street writer Oren Uziel will pen the follow up to the Ryan Reynolds starrer of the beloved Pokemon turned detective. 
Doctor Doom Legion's Noah Hawley is developing a movie centering around the Fantastic Four's archnemesis. 
Duke Nukem John Cena in talks to star as the muscular, gun-wielding, alien fighter in this movie adaption of the popular video game. 
Enola Holmes

Millie Bobby Brown stars as the the titular character and little sister to the renowned Sherlock Holmes, who turns out to be very capable detective in her own right. 


Adaptation of Jack Kirby's cosmic comic book series featuring alien races the Eternals and the Deviants, and their relationship with each other and humanity. 

Faith Adaptation of the Valiant series of the same name featuring a comics and sci-fi obsessed teen, who also happens to have telekinetic superpowers. 
Fathom Scooter Braun and former Marvel Studios chairman David Maisel have teamed up to develop the Aspen Comics title that follows the strange, aquatic heroine, Aspen. 
Final Destination New Line plans to reimagine and reboot its horror movie franchise centered around a premonition that allows a key character to cheat death. 
Firestarter Adaptation of Stephen King's book of the same name, which centers on a young girl with pyrokinetic abilities who is captured by the government in attempt to harness her abilities. 
Five Night's at Freddy's Movie adaption of the beloved, jump-scare video game where the animatronic animal band comes to life at night and goes on a killing spree through Freddy Fazbear's Pizza. 
Free Guy Ryan Reynolds will star as a video game avatar who realizes he's living inside a game and sets out to get the game makers from destroying his world. 
God Country Donny Cates will be adapting his own comic book series of the same name into a film that follows an elderly widower in Texas who finds himself restored to health after discovering an enchanted sword in the eye of a tornado.
Gotham City Sirens Suicide Squad director, David Ayer, teams up with Margot Robbie for the all-female DC villains movie, featuring Harley Quinn, Catwoman, and Poison Ivy.
Grudge Reboot of the 2004 Japanese horror film adaptation that follows a lingering curse that preys on and kills anyone who comes near it. 
Gundam Adaptation of the popular Japanese anime in which large robot suits are used to fight a war between Earth-dwellers and space colonizers seeking their independence. 
Harbinger Fast and Furious franchise producer Neal Mortize is set to produce the adaptation of Valiant Entertainment's popular comic series Harbinger Wars
Hello Kitty The iconic feline will star in her own feature film for the first time ever. 
Hit Girl  The Kick-Ass fan-favorite will star in her own feature film.
Hulk Hogan Biopic Chris Hemsowrth will star as the WWE legend in a Netflix film focusing on Hogan's rise to fame. 
In the Tall Grass Netflix will adapt the Stephen King thriller that follows a brother and sister who wade into a vast field of grass after hearing a boy's cry for help, only to discover there may be no way back out. 
Infidel Based on the DC/Vertigo title in which an American Muslim woman and her multicultural neighbors find themselves living in an apartment complex haunted by a creature that feeds on xenophobia. 
Jay and Silent Bob The View Askewniverse is back, as Kevin Smith reboots his classic characters for an all-new adventure. 
Joker/ Harley Quinn Movie Jared Leto and Margot Robbie reprise their Suicide Squad roles to explore Joker and Harley Quinn's criminal love story. 
Joker Stand-Alone Jared Leto will executive produce and star in a film that features his incarnation of the Joker, set in the Suicide Squad universe.
Justice League vs. The Fatal Five In this animated feature film, the Justice League face off against the time-travelling group known as the Fatal Five, who are in search of budding Green Lantern, Jessica Cruz. 
Kingsman 3 The third installment of the spy franchise concludes the relationship between Harry Hart and Eggsy. 
Kingsman: The Great Game Prequel to the Kingsman franchise that depicts the spy organization at the turn of the 20th century. 
Knives Out Star Wars: The Last Jedi director, Rian Johnson, pulls inspiration from Agatha Christie and Hitchcock, to create a new kind of whodunit movie, that centers on an eccentric, combative family. 
Last Sons of America Netflix and BOOM! Studios have partnered to produce the adaptation of the comic book of the same name, set in a not too distant future where Americans can no longer have children, thus making children around the globe a hot commodity, Game of Thrones' Peter Dinklage is set to star. 
Life on Mars Based on the short story We Have Always Lived on Mars, the film follows a group of abandoned Martian colonists whose world is turned upside-down when they learn they can safely breath the Martian air; John Krasinksi and his A Quiet Place team will produce.
Lilo & Stitch Live-action remake of Disney's classic tale about a Hawaiian girl and her dog-like alien best friend... Ohana means family!
Logan's Run Hunger Games screenwriter is attached to write the remake of the 1967 film, which inspired The Hunger Games and Maze Runner.
Mario The production studio behind the Despicable Me franchise partners with legendary Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto for the forthcoming adaption of the iconic video game.
M.A.S.K. Fate of the Furious director F. Gary Gray will helm this project that centers around the task force M.A.S.K. and their battle against V.E.N.O.M.; it is rumored that M.A.S.K. will be part of Hasbro's Allspark Cinematic Universe.
Masters of the Universe Sony Pictures and Mattel are developing a Masters Of The Universe reboot with a script from the screenwriting team behind Men In Black: International and Iron Man. 
Michael Zero This sci-fi thriller centers on a man who must hunt down clones of himself who were originally created to help fight a war, but have instead turned on the system that created them. 
Minecraft A big screen adaptation of the massively popular pixelated video game. 
Monster Hunter Based on the classic Capcom video game, a team of hardened monster hunters are transported to a realm populated with monsters and must fight them off as they attempt to close the portal between Earth and the monster realm. 
Mouse Guard Andy Serkis will start in the adaptation of the beloved BOOM! Studios comic series of the same name, in which an order of mice serve and protect their realm from an onslaught of threats. 
Multiple Man James Franco will start as the mutant (changeling, if you want to get specific) who can duplicate his body as many times as need be. 
My Hero Academia A live-action take on the wildly popular manga follows Izuku as he is given a quirk by All Might and enrolled in UA High School.
New Gods

Based on characters from Jack Kirby's "Fourth World Saga" from DC Comics, New Gods follows two warring alien planets, the inhabitants of whom arrive on earth in search of the key to the Anti-Life Equation.


The Spider-Man ally will star in his own feature film, with Spike Lee reportedly interested in the directing role. 

Nightwing The once side-kick turned superhero stars in this action-thriller, directed by The LEGO Batman's Chris McKay. 
Ninja Turtles Michael Bay will produce the newest take on the heroes in a half shell!
Old Guard Adaptation of the Image Comics title follows a group of female-led immortal mercenaries as they deal with the arrival of a new immortal and the threat of having their immortality exposed.  
Past Midnight Keanu Reeves is rumored to star in the Netflix movie, which follows a vigilante who was sentenced to life in prison after being captured by police while trying to stop a domestic terrorist act on New York City.
Pinocchio Disney is reimagining the 1940s classic to bring a live-action adaptation to the screen; Paddington director Paul King is slated to direct.
Queen & Country Based on the Eisner Award winning comic book series of the same name, the film will follow a British Secret Intelligence Service operative, whose identity is compromised following an assassination. 
Red Sonja X-Men: Apocalypse director, Bryan Singer, is set to direct the cinematic adaptation of the sword-and-sorcery heroine, Red Sonja. 
Robocop Original Robocop writer, Ed Neumeier is signed on to pen what will be a direct sequel to the 1987 sci-fi classic. 
ROM: Spaceknight Ready Player One scribe Zak Penn will author the film adaptation of the toy turned comic book hero for Paramount and Hasbro.
Sculptor Warner Bros. is tackling the graphic novel based on a struggling New York artist who makes a deal with Death in exchange for unmatched sculpting skills. 
Silk Based on the Korean-American Marvel superheroine, Cindy Moon, who is also bitten by a radioactive spider around the same time as Peter Parker, and develops her own set of incredible spider powers. 
Silver Sable  This Spider-Man spinoff will focus on the politically charged Silver Sable.
Silver Surfer Saga author, Brian K. Vaughan is penning a standalone feature film for the oft-conflicted Marvel superhero of the same name.  
Skyward Based on the Image Comics series of the same name, this big-screen adaptation follows Willa, a young girl living in a gravity-free future, who has discovered a way to restore Earth's gravity to its normal state. 
Snake Eyes Spinoff film featuring G.I. Joe's beloved Snake Eyes, the mysterious silent ninja known for wearing all black and frequently working alone.
Soulfire The Scooter Braun and David Maisel team-up will also develop this Aspen Comics title, which takes place in a world devoid of magic, and follows a rag-tag group of heroes as they tried to reinstate magic in a hardened, cynical future. 
Spawn Creator Todd McFarlane wrote and will direct the adaptation of his Image Comics series of the same name, which follows the antihero Spawn, played by Jamie Foxx, who was sent to Earth to deliver souls down to hell and ends up the pseudo-protector of New York City.
Star Trek: Lower Decks

The CBS All-Access animated series will center on the crew serving on one of Starfleet's least important ships. 

Supergirl Supergirl makes the jump to the big screen under the guidance of 22 Jump Street writer, Oren Uziel. 
Synchronic  Anthony Mackie and Jamie Dornan will star as wo New Orleans paramedics, whose lives are ripped apart after encountering a series of horrific deaths linked to a designer drug with bizarre, otherworldly effects.
The Division Based on the video game of the same name, Jessica Chastain and Jake Gyllenhaal will star as trained agents searching for the cause of a deadly smallpox outbreak. 
The Fourteenth Goldfish Animated feature film based on the best-selling children's novel about a middle school girl who must team up with her scientist grandfather, who has reverted himself to a 14-year old boy, to keep his invention from falling into the wrong hands. 
The Heavy J.J. Abrams and his Bad Robot company will produce this subversive take on the superhero genre. 
The Ice Dragon George R.R. Martin's fantasy novel about a young girl who bonds with a mythic ice dragon is being brought to the big screen through the Warner Animation Group.
The Last Days of American Crime Big-screen adaptation of Rick Remender's comic book series of the same name, which follows a group of criminals as they attempt to pull off the biggest heist of the century just before the U.S. government begins broadcasting a signal that makes it impossible for anyone to knowingly commit a crime.
The Last Human Into the Spider-Verse producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller tackle the children's book of the same name, set after the robot apocalypse, when humans have been extinct for thirty years. 
The Last Starfighter Rogue One screenwriter Gary Whitta is planning to reboot the 1984 space-opera that centered a teen who mastered a video game developed to train pilots to fight in a space war. 
The Queen Mary  A pair of photographers board the famous Queen Mary ocean liner, only to find out its legacy of hauntings is masking a much darker secret. 
The Tommyknockers Adaptation of one of Stephen King's best-selling novels follows a town in Maine that falls under the influence of a dangerous gas and develops an alien-hive mentality. 
The Trench  This Aquaman spinoff will focus on the Trench, the deadly amphibious creatures once a part of Atlantis, but separated from it's world after it sinks. 
Uncharted Tom Holland is rumored to star as a young Nathan Drake in this origin movie of the video game hero. 
Untitled Star Wars trilogy The Last Jedi director, Rian Johson, is developing a new trilogy for the Star Wars franchise, unrelated to the Skywalker Saga.
Untitled Star Wars trilogy Game of Thrones creators, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, will write another new Star Wars trilogy, unrelated to the Skywalker Saga, and Rian Johnson's upcoming trilogy.
Villains IT's Bill Skarsgard stars alongside Maika Monroe in the horror-thriller where two amateur criminals break into a house only to find a young girl chained up in the basement. 
X-Force Deadpool and Cable lead a black-ops group of ruthless mutants. 

television, tv, new releases

shows on air, tv




Altered Carbon

Set in a future where human consciousness and memories are saved and transferred into a synthetic body, allowing humans to survive physical death. (Netflix)
AMC's The Walking Dead Based on the comic series of the same name, Rick Grimes and what remains of the survivors return to outlive the undead. (AMC)
Arrow Based on DC's Green Arrow, this series stars Stephen Amell as the superhero and his alter-ego Oliver Queen. (The CW)
Attack on Titan The massively popular anime's second season is set to be simulcast for American fans when Eren, Levi, Mikasa, and the rest of the Survey Corps return. (Crunchyroll / Funimation / Hulu / Adult Swim)

Black Lightning

Based on the DC Comics character of the same name, Black Lightning is forced to reestablish his superhero persona in order to fight rising corruption and the local gang, One Hundred. (The CW)

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations

The story of Naruto continues with the next generations of ninja as Naruto's son Boruto starts his ninja training. (Hulu / Crunchyroll)

Devilman Crybaby

Based on the manga series Devilman, Devilman Crybaby follows an overachieving high school student who fuses with a demon in order to protect the world from being overrun by demons. (Netflix)


From the creator of The Simpsons and Futurama, comes an adult, animated comedy about a medieval fantasy world. (Netflix) 

Doctor Who 

It's time for a new Doctor in the next season of the hit sci-fi series. (BBC America / BBC One)

Dragon Ball Super

The cast of the mega-hit Dragon Ball series returns in the latest series based around the adventures of Goku, his friends, and his family. (Crunchyroll / Funimation / Adult Swim)

Earth's Mightiest Show

Weekly show depicting how the Marvel Universe has affected fandom and culture at home and abroad. 

Fear The Walking Dead

This spin-off of the Walking Dead series follows Sean Cabrera (Cliff Curtis), a divorced teacher, and Nancy (Kim Dickens), a guidance counselor, as they try to survive in the city of Los Angeles. (AMC)

Final Space

Conan O'Brien produces this animated series that follows an astronaut and his alien friend as they search for the end of the universe. (TBS)

The Flash

Based on the DC superhero of the same name, this CW series follows a young Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) as he uses his newfound powers to protect Central City. (The CW)

Guardians of the Galaxy Animated Series The Guardians return for a new round of intergalactic adventures in this animated series based on the comic and budding film franchise. (Disney XD)
Hilda Based on Luke Pearson's popular graphic novels, Hilda follows the adventures of its titular character as she explores the magical world of elves, giants, and more dangerous and mysterious creatures. (Netflix)
iZombie Loosely-based on the Vertigo comic of the same name, this series follows a young medical student named Olivia Moore (Rose McIver) who begins working in a coroner's office to satiate her hunger for human flesh after becoming a partial zombie. However, her condition does come with the handy side-effect of being able to see the memories of the brains she consumes. (The CW)
Jessica Jones Part of Marvel and Netflix's on-going television programming collaboration, the second season follows Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), a former superhero turned private investigator. (Netflix)
Krypton Superman prequel series follows the Man of Steel's grandfather as he seeks to redeem his family's honor and save Krypton from chaos. (SYFY)
Legends of Tomorrow A spin off from The CW series Arrow and The Flash, this ensemble show focuses on lesser known DC Heroes as Rip Hunter travels back in time to bring together a team to stop Vandal Savage from destroying the world. (The CW)
Legion A drama following David Haller, a schizophrenic who may just be the most powerful mutant alive if he doesn't lose his mind first. (FX)
Lost in Space This reboot of the 1965 classic of the same name takes a more modern approach to the Robinson family as they navigate the hostilities of space. (Netflix)
Lucifer Dissatisfied with his reign as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis) decides to hightail it to Los Angeles and offer his aid to the LAPD and run a nightclub on the side. (FOX)
Maniac Two patients of a mental hospital dream up a fantasy world complete with trolls, elves, and fairies. (Netflix)
Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors A series of animated digital shorts follows the adventures of Quake, Ghost-Spider, Ms. Marvel, Squirrel Girl, and Lockjaw. (Disney Channel)
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) leads an elite team of law-enforcement agents as they investigate superhero related strange occurrences and try to contain the Inhuman menace. (ABC)
Marvel's Cloak & Dagger Based on the Marvel characters of the same name, Cloak and Dagger follows two teens from different backgrounds as they develop superpowers that inexplicably link them to one another. (Freeform)
Marvel's Eat the Universe Chef Justin Warner will host a cooking show that celebrates pop culture influencers, dishes inspired by Marvel's comic book history, and anything in between. 
Marvel's Spiderman Season 4 of the series sees Spider-Man becoming a full-fledged member of the Avengers, and take on his greatest enemies in the Sinister 6. (Disney XD)
Mega Man: Fully Charged The classic Capcom game brings its storyline to a new animated series. (Cartoon Network)
Miraculous Ladybug and Cat Noir return in the hit animated superhero show. (Nickelodeon) 
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic The ponies continue their adventures in Equestria in the next season of this hit animated series. (Discovery Family / AFN)
Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams A sci-fi anthology series based on the short stories of Philip Dick. (Amazon Video)
Preacher Based on the Vertigo series, Jessie Custer is small town preacher who merges with a heavenly being and a then embarks on a journey to literally find God, along with his ex-girlfriend Tulip and a vampire named Cassidy. (AMC)
Rise of the TMNT A reimagining of the classic crime-fighting reptiles features an African-American April O'Neil, and places Raphael as the leader of the group. (Nickelodeon) 
Riverdale A Twin Peaks style drama featuring the characters of Archie Comics comes to The CW. (The CW)
Marvel's Runaways Based on the Marvel comic series, a group of teens discover their parents are actually supervillains and run away from home to fight them using their own superpowers. (Hulu)
Sherlock Benedict Cumberbatch returns as the Worlds' Greatest Detective in the hit BBC series. (PBS / BBC One)
Siren A coastal town once said to be home to mermaids is visited by a mysterious girl who proves that these creatures may be more than just a myth, and might not be as friendly as legends say. (Freeform)
Star Trek: Discovery Just in time for the franchise's 50th anniversary, Star Trek will return to the small screen in a new series produced by Alex Kurtzman. (CBS)
Star Wars: Forces of Destiny  A series of animated shorts that explain how choices, both big and small, shape the destiny of the beloved characters in their fight for light over dark. (Disney's YouTube Channel)

Steven Universe

Steven Universe is the youngest member of the Crystal Gems—a super powered team of warriors that protect the world from evil. When not saving the day, he and the other gems (Garnet, Amethyst, and Pearl) get into adventures in hometown headquarters, Beach City. (Cartoon Network) 


After escaping the destruction of Krypton, a young Kara Zor-El (Melissa Benoist) escapes to Earth where she is taken in by a foster family and must keep her superpowers hidden. But after growing up and moving to National City, Kara soon realizes she'll need those very powers to help protect her new home. (The CW)

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Adaption of Archie Comics' The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina will focus on the occult, as Sabrina tries to navigate the darker forces of her half-witch, half-mortal world. (Netflix)

Teen Titans Go!

This animated series focuses on the Titans during their days-off from saving the world as they try to navigate being super-powered teenagers. (Cartoon Network)

The First Sean Penn stars in this series that follows the first group of astronauts to explore and colonize on Mars. (Hulu)

The Tick 

The cult classic character returns to live action with a pilot order from Amazon, starring Peter Serafinowicz, Jackie Earle Haley, and more. (Amazon Video)


Live-action series based on the Teen Titans, set to premiere on DC Comics direct-to-consumer digital service. (DC Universe)

Young Justice: Outsiders

Teenage versions of famous DC superheroes come of age while trying to understand their superpowers and fight supervillains. (DC Universe)


POP List, 2019 Releases, Television, TV

Title Release Date Synopsis
Deadly Class January 16, 2019 The Russo Brothers will produce the adaptation of the Image Comics series that follows of a group of teens who come of age in a school that trains them to be assassins. (SYFY) 
Doom Patrol February 15, 2019 Follows a group of misfit superhero, each of whom suffered a terrible accident that left them with superhuman abilities, as they investigate the weirdest phenomena in existence and protect Earth from what they find. (DC Universe)
The Umbrella Academy February 15, 2019 Based on Gerard Way's popular graphic novels of the same name, Ellen Paige stars as the only member of her dysfunctional family that doesn't have superpowers. (Netflix)
The Boys July 26, 2019 Based on Garth Ennis' comic series, The Boys takes place in a world where superheroes embrace the dark side of their fame. (Amazon)
Pennyworth July 28, 2019 Based on DC Comics characters with roots set firmly in Gotham City, Pennyworth follows a young Alfred Pennyworth as he takes up work and forms a bond with Bruce Wayne's father in Cold War-era London. (Epix)
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance August 30, 2019 Set many years before Jim Henson's masterpiece, Age of Resistance follows three Gelflings who uncover the terrifying secret behind the Skeksis' power and set out to ignite rebellion. (Netflix)
Harley Quinn TBA 2019 Animated series geared towards adults follows Harley Quinn after she breaks up with The Joker and begins her quest to become the criminal queenpin of Gotham (DC Universe)



POPList, TV, Releases, In Development

Working Title Synopsis
10 After Midnight Horror anthology from The Shape of Water director Guillermo Del Toro. (Netflix)
Cowboy Bebop Live action adaptation of the hit 90s anime that centers on a motley crew of bounty hunters, on the run from their pasts as they attempt to track down the solar system's most dangerous criminal. (Netflix)
Cursed Based on the Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler book of the same name, Cursed is a reimaging of the tale of King Arthur, told through the eyes of Nimue, the heroine destined to become the most powerful Lady of the Lake.
Final Fantasy Based on the beloved and long-running video game, the TV adaptation, set in the fictional land of Eorzea, will  explore the struggle between magic and technology in a quest to bring peace to a land in conflict.
Galaxy Quest In this series reboot of the classic sci-fi movie, writer/producer Paul Scheer seeks to bring a fresh, modern perspective to what it means to be a sci-fi star. (Amazon Video)
Gideon Falls Adaptation of the Image Comics series exploring rural mystery and urban horror in the shadows of the mysterious Black Barn. 
Invincible Hour-long animated adult series based on the Robert Kirkman comic book series of the same name; follows the son of the most powerful superhero on the planet as he develops his own powers and receives instruction from his legendary father. (Amazon)
Locke and Key Adaptation of IDW Publishing's comic that centers on three siblings who move back to their ancestral home following the brutal murder of their father, only to find the house is also home to a set of keys that give them magical powers, and a demon that is after those keys.
Marvel's Ghost Rider

Centers on Robbie Reyes, the quintessential antihero, who lives on the Texas/Mexico border, consumed by hellfire and supernaturally bound to a demon, Robbie brings vehemence to those around him whenever he releases the Rider. (Hulu)

Marvel's Helstrom 

The children of a mysterious and powerful serial killer track down the worst of humanity. (Hulu)

Metropolis Set in a pre-Superman Metropolis, the series will follow Lois Lane and Lex Luthor as they investigate the darkness lurking behind the City of Tomorrow.
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Laurence Fishburne will executive produce the animated adaption of the brilliant 4th grader who can switch bodies with her dino pal. (Disney)
New Warriors Marvel's first live-action comedy follows six young people with powers who strive to make a difference in the world, despite not quite being categorized as "superheroes." 
Port of Earth Amazon Studios and Skybound Entertainment will develop the TV adaptation of the Image Comics series of the same name, which focuses on what happens when humans and aliens strike a deal to allow aliens to place a spaceport on Earth. (Amazon)
Resident Alien

Based on the Dark Horse comics of the same name, SYFY will adapt the dark, twisted story of alien who crash-lands on earth with a secret mission to save humanity and a moral dilemma on whether or not he should. (SYFY)

Roche Limit Based on the Image Comics series of the same name, the series follows a crime-infested colony situated on the cusp of a mysterious energy anomaly. (SYFY)
Rocketeer Animated adaptation of the late Dave Stevens' comic positions the Rocketeer as a mantle passed down from person to person, landing, in this series, with a young girl named Kit. (Disney Junior)
Skull & Bones Ubisoft will adapt it's 2019-female driven pirate drama into a television series. 
Summoners War The mobile RPG game in which players assume the role of a summoner who can conjure monsters into battle gets its own animated series through Robert Kirkman's Skybound Entertainment. 
Swamp Thing Live-action reimagining of the classic part-human, part-plant antihero.
Sword Art Online Live-action adaptation of the anime series that focuses on a group of kids participating in virtual reality MMORGP. (Netflix)
The Continental Keanu Reeves is attached to the John Wick spin-off series, which will focus on the inner workings of the assassin safe-haven, The Continental Hotel. (Starz)
The Mandalorian Set in between Return of the Jedi and The Force AwakensThe Mandalorian follows the adventures of a lone gunfighter traversing the farthest reaches of the galaxy. (Disney+)
The Passage Based on Justin Cronin's post-apocalyptic book of the same name, the series follows a group of death row inmates that were accidentally turned into vampires. (FOX)
The Witcher Henry Cavill is slated to star as Geralt of Rivia, the oft-conflicted monster hunter, in the Netflix adaptation of the best-selling fantasy book.
Velvet Based on the Image Comics graphic novel of the same name, Velvet follows a female spy, for which the series is named, as she sets out bring light to a web lies. (Paramount Network)
Watchmen HBO tackles the acclaimed graphic novel series from DC, standing independently from all other previous adaptions of the graphic novel, and functioning as a "remix" rather than an adaptation of the story. (HBO)
Weird Fantasy

The legendary comic book anthology will be adapted into a TV anthology, retaining its smart, bold approach to hot button topics. 

Y: The Last Man  Adaptation of Brian K. Vaughan's beloved comic book series of the same name focuses on Yorick, the last man on Earth following a apocalyptic event that wipes out every male mammal on Earth. (FX)


video games, new, releases

POP List, 2019 Releases, Video Games

Title Release Date Synopsis
Ace Combat 7 January 18, 2019  The latest iteration of the popular combat flight simulator comes to gamers.
Resident Evil 2  January 25, 2019 CapCom has remastered the modern classic, which focuses on a police officer and college student as they attempt to escape from Raccoon City during a zombie apocalypse
Kingdom Hearts 3 January 29, 2019 The long awaited third installment in the best-selling Kingdom Hearts franchise features interactions with Hercules, Toy Story, and Monsters Inc.
Anthem February 22, 2019 A shared world sci-fi shooter - EA's answer to Destiny.
Metro Exodus  February 22, 2019 A story-driven first person shooter that combines combat and stealth in the post-apocalyptic Russian winter.
Crackdown 3 February 2019 The newest installment in the popular series will feature over-the-top action in an almost entirely destructible environment.
One Piece: World Seeker March 15, 2019 Open world action-adventure game based on the manga One Piece that centers on a pirate boy who sets off the find the world's greatest treasure known as "One Piece."
The Division 2 March 15, 2019 Follow-up to 2016's The Division will feature extended end-game content, regular updates, and the ability to specialize your character's abilities upon completing the campaign. 
Yoshi's Crafted World March 29, 2019 The newest installment in the Yoshi series allows players to interact with the traditionally static background of gameplay levels. 
Mortal Kombat 11 April 23, 2019 All new characters as well as customizable character variatons headline the latest installment of the fighting classic. 
Team Sonic Racing  May 21, 2019 Gear up to race as a team of three in this highly anticipated cart-racer that features drafting and Team Ultimate moves, among other racing dynamics that put you and your Sonic crew at the top of the podium.
Outer Wilds May 30, 2019 First person space simulator challenges players to explore planets, moons, and alien structures inside a solar system trapped in an endless time loop. 
Trover Saves the Universe May 31, 2019 When your dogs are dognapped and their life force used to take over the universe, you're forced to partner with Trover, the purple eye-hole monster to save your dogs and the universe! 
Warhammer: Chaosbane June 4, 2019 The first action-RPG set in the Warhammer Fantasy Old World challeneges the player to rise up and face teh Chaos hordes. 
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night June 18, 2019 Return to the Metroidvania genre with this gothic RPG that pits players against creatures of the night in a race to find the cure to a mysterious curse.
Crash Team Raching Nitro Fueled June 21, 2019 Team up with Crash Bandicoot and all his friend in this kart racing game, where you must race against the evil Nitros Oxide to save the planet from destruction. 
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite June 21, 2019 Niantic and WB Games have partnered to bring AR gaming, a la Pokemon GO!, to the Wizarding World; as players move about the real world with the app open, they'll encounter portals, monsters, rival wizards and much more!
Super Mario Maker June 28, 2019 A side-scrolling platform game that challenges players to build their own courses using assets from the Super Mario universe, and publish them online for others to play. 
Dragon Quest Builders 2 July 12, 2019 Based on an alternate-reality outcome of Dragon Quest II, players take on the role a builder who sets out to defeat the Children Hargon, a group bent on eliminating all builders from the universe. 
Wolfenstein Youngblood July 26, 2019 In an alternate history in which the Germans won WWII, the player must seek out her missing father and help liberate German-occupied France with the help of her twin sister. 
Shenmue 3  August 27, 2019 Revival of the beloved open-world adventure game, brought to life by a Kickstarter campaign.
Borderlands 3 September 13, 2019 The latest installment in the loot-and-shoot RPG game features increased gun combos as well as brand new locations and enemies. 
Death Stranding November 9, 2019 Hideo Kojima's debut game under Kojima Productions features an all-star cast, such as The Walking Dead's Norman Reedus, in a futuristic sci-fi setting that relies on a combination of player mechanics and interactions with other characters to salvage what's left of the world.
Pokemon: Sword and Shield  November 15, 2019 The first mainline game available on home console. Sword & Shield will introduce Generation Eight of Pokemon and will take place in the all new region of Galar.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order November 15, 2019 Set a few eyars after the events of Revenge of the Sith, players take on the role of Cal Kestis, a Jedi Padawan who survived Order 66 and is on the run from the Empire. 
The Elder Scrolls: Blades TBA 2019 The beloved fantasy-RPG comes to mobile gaming. 
Psychonauts 2  TBA 2020 The cult classic game from Double Fine is finally getting a sequel thanks to a crowd funding drive, as players will once again take control of Raz and his friends.

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