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POP List, January, February, March,

Title Release Date Synopsis
The Grudge January 3, 2020 After a young mother murders her own family, a detective discovers the house she's been living in has been cursed by a vengeful spirit who promises a violent death to any who inhabit the home.
Dolittle January 17, 2020 Robert Downey Jr. takes up the mantle of the eccentric doctor who can speak to animals in a vivid and dramatic reimagining of the classic tale.
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 (brought to life by Jim Carrey) while he's at it.
Bloodshot February 21, 2020 Vin Diesel stars as the brutual one man army, Bloodshot, in the film set to kick off the Valiant Cinematic Universe. 
The Invisible Man February 28, 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."

April, May, June, film, new releases

Title Release Date Synopsis
Scoob! May 15, 2020 Space Jam director Tony Cervone partners with Warner Bros. to tackle the animated reboot of the beloved mystery-solving dog and his pals! Will skip theatrical release and be available on digital rental services.
Artemis Fowl June 12, 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; releasing on Disney+

July through September, film, new releases  

Title Release Date Synopsis
Mulan July 24, 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. 
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run August 7, 2020 The continuing adventures of SpongeBob and his pals serves as a follow-up to the 2015 film SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.
Wonder Woman: 1984 August 14, 2020 Wonder Woman returns in her second standalone film, taking place before the events of Justice League.
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. 
A Quite Place: Part II September 4, 2020 The hotly-anticipated sequel to John Krasinski's 2018 horror hit sill explore the larger community of survivors. 
Monster Hunter September 4, 2020 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. 
The King's Man September 18, 2020 Prequel to the Kingsman franchise follows one man as he fights to stop some of history's worst tyrants and criminals from banding together to destroy humanity.
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, November, December, film, new releases

Title Release Date Synopsis
Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe October 16, 2020 The iconic G.I. Joe character gets his own spinoff film. 
Black Widow November 6, 2020 The prequel film explores how international spy and assassin Natasha Romanoff takes up the mantle of Black Widow. 
Godzilla vs. Kong November 20, 2020 It's the king of apes versus the king of lizards in this highly anticipated showdown.
No Time to Die November 25, 2020 Daniel Craig reprises his role as Bond, James Bond for the final time in the latest installment of the 007 spy thriller.
Free Guy December 11, 2020 Ryan Reynolds portrays a bank teller who has discovered he is actually a background character in a video game that's scheduled to go offline.
Dune December 18, 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. 
Cruella December 23, 2020 Emma Stone stars as the evil Cruella de Vil in the origin story of the 101 Dalamtians villain.
Top Gun: Maverick December 23, 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.
Come Away TBA 2020 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. 
Enola Holmes TBA 2020  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. 



 2020 through 2021, film, new releases


Release Date


The Eternals

February 12, 2021

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. 

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

March 5, 2021

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.

Masters Of The Universe

March 5, 2021

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; Noah Centineo is slated to play He-Man. 


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.


March 19, 2021

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.


April 2, 2021

The newest installment in the high-octane film franchise sees Dom facing off against his forsaken brother, Jakob. 

Tom & Jerry

April 16, 2021

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

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

May 7, 2021

Marvel's first ever Asian-led film centers on Shang-Chi, the master of unarmed combat, as he takes on the international terrorist group, Ten Rings, and their leader, The Mandarin.

John Wick: Chapter 4

May 21, 2021

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

The Matrix 4

May 21, 2021

Keanu Reeves and Carrie Ann Moss return to reprise their roles in the beloved and groundbreaking sci-fi action series. 


June 4, 2021

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

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. 

Venom: Let There Be Carnage

June 25, 2021

Follow up to the 2018 blockbuster.

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. 


July 16, 2021

Tom Holland will star as a young Nathan Drake in this origin movie of the video game hero.

Suicide Squad 2 

August 6, 2021

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

The Batman

October 1, 2021

Robert Pattinson takes up the mantle as the Caped Crusader, along with Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman and Colin Farrell as Penguin; the plot is rumored to follow the comic story line 'Under the Red Hood.'

Spider-Man 3 (Marvel/Sony)

November 5, 2021

Follow-up to Spider-Man: Far from Home

Dungeons & Dragons

November 21, 2021

Hasbro's production house, AllSpark Pictures will helm the live-action adaptation of the classic tabletop RPG.

Avatar 2

December 17, 2021

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

Black Adam

December 22, 2021

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

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. 

Thor: Love and Thunder

February 11, 2022

Chris Hemsworth reprises his role as the god of thunder in Thor's follow up to the events of Avengers: Endgame

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

March 25, 2022

Gothic and horror elements underscore the Sorcerer Supreme's latest adventures, which include a foray into the multiverse.

Black Panther 2

May 6, 2022

Follow up to the 2018 smash-hit film follows the further adventures of T'Challa, Black Panther and King of Wakanda. 

DC Super Pets

May 22, 2022

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.


June 3, 2022

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

Transformers (Live action)

June 24, 2022

The latest installment in the sci-fi/action film franchise.

Captain Marvel 2

July 8, 2022

Brie Larson returns as Carol Danvers, the part-alien, part-human superhero known as Captain Marvel. 

Indiana Jones 5

July 29, 2022

Harrison Ford returns for a fifth installment of the adventure-filled Indiana Jones franchise.

Deadpool 3

October 7, 2022

The Merc with a Mouth returns for his third feature film, which is rumored to center around the team assembled in X-Force.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2

October 7, 2022

The sequel to the 2018 smash-hit and Oscar winner promises a look at the growing romance between Miles Morales and Gwen Stacy amid more multiversal adventure.


November 4, 2022

The next adventure of Billy Batson.

Aquaman 2

December 16, 2022

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

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

TBA 2022

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

Super Mario Bros

TBA 2022

The production studio behind the Despicable Me franchise partners with legendary Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto for the forthcoming adaption of the iconic video game.

The New Mutants


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.



 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 the iconic doll.
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. 
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.
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. 
Clue Ryan Reynolds will produce, Jason Bateman will direct - and both will likely star - in the newest movie adaption of the classic whodunit board game.
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. 
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. 
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. 
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. 
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.
Green Lantern Corps A feature film focusing on the interstellar police force of the Green Lantern Corps.
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. 
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. 
Jackpot The Marvel heroine known for her super strength will be developed as part of Sony's universe of Marvel hereos. 
Joker/ Harley Quinn Movie Jared Leto and Margot Robbie reprise their Suicide Squad roles to explore Joker and Harley Quinn's criminal love story. 
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.
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.
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. 
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. 

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.
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. 
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. 
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.
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. 
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.
Supergirl Supergirl makes the jump to the big screen under the guidance of 22 Jump Street writer, Oren Uziel. 
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 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.
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. 

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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)
Batwoman Following the mysterious disappearance of Batman, his cousin, Kate Kane, takes up the mantle of dark knight vigilante under the name of Batwoman to protect Gotham City. (The CW)

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)

Black Mirror

A modern, gritty reworking of The Twilight Zone explores techno-paranoia through an anthology series of stories featuring a unique and ever-changing cast of characters. (Netflix)

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)

Carnival Row

Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne star in the fantasy series that finds humans and mythological creatures struggling to coexist after the creatures are forced in seeking refuge following the destruction of their exotic homelands. (Amazon Prime)

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)

Doom Patrol

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)

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)

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)

Harley Quinn  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)
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)
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)
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. Final Season Begins May 27! The reborn Coulson and the team find themselves stranded in 1931 New York City. With the all-new Zephyr set to time-jump at any moment, the team must hurry to find out exactly what happened. If they fail, it would mean disaster for the past, present and future of the world. (ABC)
Marvel's Spider-Man 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)
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)
Nancy Drew The CW applies their dark, Riverdale-esque theme to the iconic teen detective, who gets pulled back into sleuthing despite swearing it off. (The CW)
Pennyworth 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)
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)
Rocketeer Animated adaptation of the late Dave Stevens's 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)
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)

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) 

Stranger Things

Set in the fictional Hawkins, Indiana in the early 1980s, a group of kids cope with the supernatural, scientific, and other wordly amid their day-to-day troubles. 


Based on the comic book series from Oni Press, a strong, assertive Army vet finds herself the target of hardened criminals after she takes up a job as a private investigator. (ABC)


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 Boys

Based on Garth Ennis' comic series, The Boys takes place in a world where superheroes embrace the dark side of their fame. (Amazon)

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)

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

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)

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+)

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 Expanse  Hundreds of years into the future, Earth and Mars find themselves on the brink of war, while a rogue ship captain and a detective race to uncover the greatest conspiracy in human history. (Amazon Prime)
The First Sean Penn stars in this series that follows the first group of astronauts to explore and colonize on Mars. (Hulu)
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.


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

Umbrella Academy

Based on the comic book sereis from My Chemical Romance frontman, Gerard Way, a family of gifted, albeit dysfunctional, heroes come together to grief their father's passing and solve the mystery of his death with the threat of apocalypse hanging over their heads. 


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)

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
The Outsider January 12, 2020 Based on the bestselling Stephen King novel of the same name, The Outsider follows a seemingly normal investigation that is flipped on its head when supernatural forces begin creeping their way in. (HBO)
Star Trek: Picard January 23, 2020 Patrick Steward reprises his role as Jean-Luc Picard, who begins the next chaper of his life following the death of Data and the destruction of Romulus. (CBS All Access)
Katy Keene February 6, 2020  The Riverdale spinoff centers on fashion-designer Katy Keene as she takes New York City by storm, with a little help from her musician friend, Josie McCoy. (The CW)
Locke & Key February 7, 2020  Based on the IDW Publishing comic book series of the same name, after the murder of their father, three siblings move into a house filled with reality bending keys. (Netflix)
Stargirl May 11, 2020 Based on the DC Comics series, Star Girl focuses Courtney Whitmore, a teen who's life is uprooted when her family moves from LA to Blue Valley, Nebraska. But the move turns out to have a silver lining when Courtney gets her hands on the cosmic staff of the superhero her stepfather used to be a sidekick for. (DC Universe/ The CW)
The Falcon and the Winter Solider August 2020 Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan reprise their roles as Sam Wilson/ Falcon and Bucky Barnes/ Winter Solider in the MCU series, set after the events of Avengers: Endgame, in which Sam is handed the mantle of Captain America. 
WandaVision December 2020 Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany reprise their roles and Wanda and Vision in this series set after the events of Avengers: Endgame(Disney+)
Alice in Borderland TBA 2020 A video-game-obsessed man finds himself in a strange version of Tokyo where he, along with his two friends, must complete strange and dangerous games to survive. (Netflix)
Cursed TBA 2020 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. (Netflix)
Invincible TBA 2020 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)
Marvel's Helstrom TBA 2020 The children of a mysterious and powerful serial killer track down the worst of humanity. (Hulu)
Resident Alien TBA 2020 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)
Star Trek: Lower Decks TBA 2020 The CBS All-Access animated series will center on the crew serving on one of Starfleet's least important ships. (CBS All-Access)



POPList, TV, Releases, In Development

Working Title Synopsis
10 After Midnight Horror anthology from The Shape of Water director Guillermo Del Toro. (Netflix)
Avatar: The Last Airbender Netflix and the animated series' original creators will tackle a live action take of Aang's story. (Netflix)
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.
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)
Dune: The Sisterhood HBO Max will house the female-focused TV series inspired by Frank Herbert's sci-fi masterpiece, which will exist within the larger Dune universe set to launch Decemver 18, 2020. (HBO Max)
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.
Gideon Falls Adaptation of the Image Comics series exploring rural mystery and urban horror in the shadows of the mysterious Black Barn. 
Halo Master Chief and Cortana get the Hollywood treatment, as the beloved Halo video game is adapted into a TV series with Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television producing. 
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)
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)
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)
Sin City Legendary TV will adapt the Frank Miller comic book series of the same name, focusing on the corrupt and self-serving Basin City.
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. 
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)
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)
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
Ori and the Will of the Wisps  February 11, 2020 The sequel to 2015's Ori and the Blind Forest puts players in control of Ori as they explore puzzles and platforms in a beautiful spirit world on an adventure to discover life outside the forest. 
Gods and Monsters Februaqry 25, 2020 The pantheon of Greek gods have fallen victim to the deadliest creature in history and it's up to the player to defeat that creature, playing as a gifted hero in a lush and vivid fantasy world. 
Final Fantasy VII Remake March 3, 2020 The beloved fantasy RPG, where players take on the role of eco-mercenary destined for much more, gets an entire rebuild featuring more features, improved controls, and realistic graphics.
Watch Dogs: Legion March 6, 2020 London is crumbling under the weight of state survelliance, private military, and organized crime. It's up to the player to form a well-rounded resistance and overthrow the tyrannical rule. 
Nioh 2 March 13, 2020 Set more than 50 years before the first game, players will get the opportunity to custom design their half human, half yokai character before they embark on their supernatural jounrey across Sengoku-era Japan. 
Animal Crossing: New Horizons March 20, 2020 In the beloved life simulator from Nintendo, players venture to Tom Nook's Deserted Island to explore freedom, make new friends, and interact with a whole host of new features and goals.
Doom Eternal March 20, 2020 The newest installment of the beloved first person shooter boasts improved traversal mechanics, including climbing and swinging options, more detailed combat sequences, and expanded multiplayer modes.
Half-Life: Alyx March 23, 2020 The VR exclusive will center around Alyx Vance as she explores the mysteries surrounding her father, Eli Vance.
Bleeding Edge March 24, 2020 A colorful, competitve 4v4 multiplayer character action game allows players to pick from 12 distinct characters, complete with unique fighting styles and an arsenal of attacks and combos to take out the other team. 
Persona 5 Royal March 31, 2020 The revamp of Persona 5 features a host of new characters, including one central character that will shift the original narrative, a new palace, improved and expanded combat, as well as more shops, hangouts, and an extra semester in school. 
Wasteland 3 August 28, 2020 The next installment in the Wasteland series takes players to the freezing landscapes of post-apocalyptic Colorado, to take control of the last surviving membver of a Ranger Squad. 
Marvel's Avengers September 4, 2020 In a world where superheroes have been outlawed, Earth's Mightiest Heroes must re-assemble to uncover the conspiracy behind the deadly attack that got superheroes outlawed in the first place. 
Cyberpunk 2077 September 17, 2020 This sci-fi action RPG places players in a dystopian California city, operating as a mercenary seeking the secrets of immortality in a city obsessed with power, glamour, and body modification. 
Elden Ring TBA 2020 Following the formula of games like Dark Souls and Bloodbourne, Elden Ring sets players in a massive open world, rife with conflict. Elden Ring leans heavily on world building and even brought in George R.R. Martin to help with the overarching narrative. 
Dying Light 2 TBA 2020 The sequel to the original zombie apocalypse game ups the stakes with a world where your actions and decisions can irreparably change the course of the larger story and even the layout of the map itself. 
Halo: Infinite TBA 2020 Players will once again step into the shoes of Master Chief to finish off the current Halo storyline in what is billed as "a more human story" than any of the previous games. 
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga TBA 2020 With the Skywalker saga coming to a close amid the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Traveler's Tales will release their masterpiece: a massive open world LEGO experience spanning the entire nine film epic. 
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.
The Last of Us Part II TBA 2020 Set a few years after the original, the post-apocalyptic survival series focuses on Ellie, now a capable survivor and fighter in her own right, as she sets off on a vengence mission to avenge her would-be love interest. 
Skull & Bones TBA 2021 Ubisoft dives into the open ocean with open-world pirate game set near the end of the golden age of piracy; players can set sail on their own, follow a campaign, or round-up a six-person pirate crew.

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