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 FILM

 2017 Q1 | 2017 Q2 | 2017 Q3 | 2017 Q4
2018 Upcoming | Projects In Development

TELEVISION

 Shows On Air | Shows On Break | Green-lit Projects

VIDEO GAMES

 2017 Upcoming Releases

 


 

 

Title

Release Date

Notes

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

January 27, 2017

 In the fifth installment of the Resident Evil movie franchise Alice (Milla Jovovich) must stop the Red Queen from wiping out humanity.

The Lego Batman Movie

February 10, 2017

The next wave of Lego movie madness kicks off with this Chris McKay directed spin-off the will see Will Arnett reprise his role as the Dark Knight.

Logan

March 3, 2017

A planned sequel to 2013's The Wolverine, starring Hugh Jackman as the titular hero.

Kong: Skull Island

March 10, 2017

King Kong returns in a film showcasing his origins starring Brie Larson, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, and John C. Reilly.

Power Rangers

March 24, 2017

In this movie reboot of the 1990's TV series a group of high schoolers must band together to defeat evil alien forces.

Smurfs: The Lost Village

March 31, 2017

The Smurfs return in a new all-animation feature with Kelly Asbury directing and Mary Ellen Bauder and Jordan Kerner co-producing.

Ghost In The Shell

March 31, 2017

Scarlett Johansson stars as Major Matoko Kusanagi in director Ruper Sanders's live-action adaptation of Masamune Shirow's seminal sci-fi manga series of the same name. 

 

Title

Release Date

Notes

Guardians Of the Galaxy Vol.2

May 5, 2017

James Gunn will once again direct this Marvel film that follows an intergalactic group of unlikely heroes.

Alien: Covenant

May 19, 2017

Director Ridley Scott returns to the Alien franchise with a sequel to the Alien prequel film, Prometheus. 

Captain Underpants

June 2, 2017

Based on the bestselling children's comic series, this family friendly feature stars Ed Helms as the title character.

Wonder Woman

June 2, 2017

Gal Gadot stars as the Amazonian princess in this solo film about the DC superheroine, as she departs Paradise Island to right wrongs in the world throughout.

The Mummy

June 9, 2017

A reboot of the Mummy franchise, directed by Alex Kurtzman and starring Tom Cruise.

Cars 3

June 16, 2017

John Lasseter returns to Radiator Springs in this fun sequel to the hit franchise.

Transformers: The Last Knight

June 23, 2017

The fifth installment in the long running film franchise based on the Hasbro toy line.

 

Title

Release Date

Notes

Spider-Man: Homecoming

July 7, 2017

This film will launch the re-vamped character and mark the superhero's first solo film foray after Sony Pictures and Marvel's agreement

War of the Planet Of The Apes

July 14, 2017

The planned third installment of the hit prequel series for the Planet Of The Apes film franchise.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

July 21, 2017

Time-traveling agent Valerian is sent to investigate a galactic empire, along with his partner Laureline.

The Dark Tower

July 28, 2017

Stephen King's long running Dark Tower series will get a movie about Gunslinger Roland and his search for the dark tower to save his dying world.

The Coldest City

August 11, 2017

Sofia Boutella, James McAvoy, and Charlize Theron bring the Oni Press spy thriller to the big screen as spies in Berlin on the eve of the Wall's collapse.

 

Title

Release Date

Notes

Kingsman:The Golden Circle

October 6, 2017

A sequel to the blockbuster film, based on the comic series from Mark Millar.

My Little Pony

October 6, 2017

A feature film story featuring the popular Friendship is Magic characters as they embark on a journey to save their home.

Blade Runner 2049

October 6, 2017

Harrison Ford returns to his role as Deckard in the sequel to Ridley Scott's 1982 sci-fi masterpiece. 

Thor: Ragnarok

November 3, 2017

In this third installment of the Marvel film franchise, Thor must take up his hammer once more to save Asgard from the Norse apocalypse, Ragnarok. 

 

 

   

Title

Release Date

Notes

Black Panther

February 16, 2018

Chadwick Boseman stars as the eponymous superhero in this new solo film following the Marvel character. When T'Challa's father is killed, he leaves behind a kingdom and a costume that comes with its own mysterious legacy.

Pacific Rim: Maelstrom

February 23, 2018

The followup to the cult hit Pacific Rim finds John Boyega joining the cast of Jaeger pilots as they continute to destroy the otherworldly monsters that threaten humanity.

The Predator

March 2, 2018 

A sequel to the 1987 classic sci-fi film, written and directed by Shane Black. 

The Flash

March 16, 2018

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

Tomb Raider (2018)

March 16, 2018

A reboot of the 2001 film based on the long running video game series, this time Lara Croft will be portrayed by Oscar winner Alicia Vikander.

Ready Player One

March 30, 2018

Based on the bestselling novel, director Steven Spielberg takes us into a world of real life video games.

Avengers: Infinity War Part I

May 4, 2018

The Marvel team must assemble once more to go up against Thanos and his Infinity Gauntlet.

Untitled Han Solo Star Wars Anthology Film

May 25, 2018

A new adventure in the Star Wars universe featuring Han Solo in his own film.

Jurassic World 2

June 22, 2018

Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard will once again star in the sequel to 2016 spectacle of dinosaur mayhem.

Ant-Man and the Wasp

July 6, 2018 

A sequel to the Paul Rudd Ant-Man film, featuring Evangeline Lilly as the Wasp.

Alita: Battle Angel

July 20, 2018

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. 

Aquaman

July 27, 2018

Jason Momoa stars as the Atlantean monarch in this new feature film starring the DC superhero.

S.C.O.O.B.

September 21, 2018

An all new Scooby Doo movie that will launch the Hanna-Barbera Cinematic Universe.

Transformers 6

November 21, 2018

The sixth installment in the long running film franchise based on the Hasbro toy line.

  

 

 

Title

Release Date

Notes

The Lego Movie Sequel

February 8, 2019

The smash hit animated feature returns for a second outing that promises to be even more awesome.

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.

Godzilla 2

March 22, 2019

The sequel to the Legendary Pictures American reboot of the Godzilla franchise. 

Shazam!

April 5, 2019

Based on DC's Captain Marvel, this new film follows a young boy named Billy Batson who is able to transform into an incredible hero with just one word. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson will star as antagonist Black Adam.

Avengers: Infinity War Part II

May 3, 2019

The second part to the new Marvel film series that saw the Avengers pitted against Thanos and his Infinity Gauntlet.

Star Wars: Episode IX

May 25, 2019

Director Colin Trevorrow leads the ninth episode in the Star Wars film franchise. 

Minecraft

May 25, 2019

A big screen adaptation of the massively popular pixelated video game, with Rob McElhenney attached to direct.

Justice League Part II

June 14, 2019

DC's superhero team returns for the next installment of the new film franchise.

The Incredibles 2

June 21, 2019

A sequel to the cult classic animated superhero film by writer and director Brad Bird.

Transformers 7

June 28, 2019

The seventh installment in the long running film franchise based on the Hasbro toy line.

Indiana Jones 5

July 19, 2019

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

Cyborg

April 3, 2020

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

Godzilla vs. Kong

May 29, 2020

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

Green Lantern Corps

July 24, 2020

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

 

 

 

 

Title

Start Date

Notes

Ultimate Spider-Man vs the Sinister 6

February 21, 2016

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.

Avengers Assemble

March 13, 2016

Season 3, subtitled Avengers: Ultron Revolution will have Earth's Mightiest Heroes take on the robotic threat.

Steven Universe

May 12, 2016

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.

Gotham

September 19, 2016

With the criminal underworld in upset, a new villain is poised to rise to the top and watch Gotham crumble.

Lucifer

September 19, 2016

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.

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

September 20, 2016

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. 

Star Wars Rebels

September 24, 2016

Set five years before the events of Episode IV, this 3D animated series follows a group of rebels as they traverse space on a freighter starship called the Ghost.

Regular Show

September 26, 2016

Mordecai and Rigby return for this eighth season of the hit animated series to wreak more havoc at work.

Marvel's Luke Cage

September 30, 2016

The follow-up series to Daredevil and Jessica Jones, Mike Colter is bringing the newest super powered hero to Netflix.

The Flash

October 4, 2016

This new series based on the DC superhero of the same name follows a young Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) as he uses his newfound powers to protect Central City.

Arrow

October 5, 2016

Based on DC's Green Arrow, this series stars Stephen Amell as the superhero and his alter-ego Oliver Queen.

Supergirl

October 10, 2016

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.

Legends of Tomorrow

October 13, 2016

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.

Teen Titans Go!

October 20, 2016

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

Sonic Boom

October 22, 2016

Sonic, Knuckles, Tails, and Amy return for this all-new animated adventure. Fans can expect to see many familiar faces and new friends along the way.

Justice League Action

December 16, 2016

The heroes of DC Comics return to animation with an all new series featuring Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman and other members of the Justice League.

Sherlock

January 1, 2017

Benedict Cumberbatch returns as the Worlds' Greatest Detective in the hit BBC series.


 

Title

Start Date

Notes

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

Early 2017

The ponies continue their adventures in Equestria in the next season of this hit animated series.

Bravest Warriors

January 10, 2017

Pendleton Ward's animated web-series of four teenaged heroes-for-hire returns for more intergalactic advenutres for its third season.

Voltron: Legendary Defender

January 20, 2017

The mighty warior Voltron returns after 10,000 years to protect the universe from evil in this all new Netflix series from Dreamworks.

Adventure Time

January 23, 2017

Finn, Jake, and the other inhabitants of Ooo get into even more absurd adventures in the latest season of the hit animated series.

AMC's The Walking Dead

February 12, 2017

Based on the comic series of the same name, Rick Grimes and what remains of the survivors return to outlive the undead.

Doctor Who

April 1, 2017

Peter Capaldi returns as the Twelfth Doctor in the next season of the hit sci-fi series.

Attack on Titan

April 1, 2017

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.

iZombie

April 4, 2017

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. 

Miraculous

May 1, 2017

Ladybug and Cat Noir return in the second season to the hit animated superhero show.

Game Of Thrones

Summer 2017

Based on author George R.R. Martin's hit novel series, season seven will continue with more shocks, twists, and deaths.

The Strain

Summer 2017

Based on a novel trilogy of the same name by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, this series centers on a pandemic crisis that turns its victims into vampiric creatures born from an ancient evil.

Ash vs Evil Dead

Fall 2017

30 years after the events of the original Evil Dead, a listless Ash (Bruce Campbell) has done his best to avoid responsibility and his past. However, when a deadite plague threatens to overrun the planet, he may be the only thing standing between life and total undead destruction.

The Tick

TBA 2017

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

Z Nation

TBA 2017

Three years after a zombie virus decimates the human race, a group finds and must transport the only known human to survive a zombie bite to save the world.

Orphan Black

TBA 2017

The hit sci-fi series returns for a final season as Sarah and Kira continue to try and evade capture from the groups that want them dead.

Preacher

TBA 2017

Based on the Vertigo series, Jessie Custer is a small town preacher who merges with a heavenly being and then embarks on a journey to literally find God, along with his ex-girlfriend Tulip and a vampire named Cassidy.

Guardians of the Galaxy Animated Series

TBA 2017

The Guardians return for a new round of intergalactic adventures in this animated series based on the comic and budding film franchise. 

Fear The Walking Dead

TBA 2017

This new 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.

Jessica Jones

TBA 2018

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.

Marvel's Daredevil

TBA 2018

Based on the Marvel character of the same name, this new Netflix-exclusive series follows Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) as he practices law by day and lays down the law as the superhero Daredevil by night.


 

Title

Start Date

Notes

Dragon Ball Super

January 7, 2017

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.

Power Rangers Ninja Steel

January 21, 2017

The latest iteration of the long running Power Ranger series pits the Rangers against the evil Galvanax in a battle for the Spirit Crystal.

Riverdale

January 26, 2017

A Twin Peaks style drama featuring the characters of Archie Comics comes to The CW.

Powerless

February 2, 2017

The first comedy series set in the world of DC Comics, Vanessa Hudgens works for a research and development team at Wayne Security.  

Legion

February 8, 2017

A drama following David Haller, a schizophrenic who may just be the most powerful mutant alive if he doesn't lose his mind first. 

Samurai Jack

March 11, 2017

After more than a decade Genny Tartakovsky's cult-favorite cartoon returns as Jack and Aku face each other in the final battle.

Marvel's Iron Fist

March 17, 2017

Iron Fist (Finn Jones) is joining the heroes of Hell's Kitchen in this new Marvel Netflix's series.

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations

April 1, 2017

The story of Naruto continues with the next generations of ninja as Naruto's son Boruto starts his ninja training.

Star Trek: Discovery

May 1, 2017

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.

Marvel's The Defenders

TBA 2017

The heroes of Hell's Kitchen team up in this Marvel Netflix series featuring the characters of Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, and Iron Fist.


 

 

Title

Release Date

Notes

Resident Evil 7

January 24, 2017

Travel back to the mansion with the latest installment of Capcom classic horror franchise. 

Yakuza 0

January 24, 2017

An open world prequel to the Yakuza video game series.

Digimon World: New Order

January 31, 2017

This Digimon open world role playing game centers on two new protagionists as they explore the digtial world with their Digimon companions.

BattleTech

TBA Q1 2017

The classic board game is back and on PC from the franchise creator and the producer of MechCommander and MechAssault.

Them's Fightin' Herds

TBA Q1 2017

Originally created as a My Little Pony fan game, Lauren Faust stepped in after a cease and desist notice to bring this pony fighting game back.

Tekken 7

TBA Q1/Q2 2017

The popular fighting game franchise returns for a seventh installment, featuring Street Fighter's Akuma.

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

March 3, 2017

The latest Legend of Zelda game lets Link explore a beautiful open world. 

Mass Effect Andromeda

March 21, 2017

A new adventure in the Mass Effect universe, players will return to space in Bioware's popular sci-fi series.

Shenmue III

December 1, 2017

Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki is finally bringing the epic story to a close thanks to one of the highest funded Kickstarters ever.

Star Wars Battlefront 2

TBA Q3/Q4 2017

Just in time for Star Wars Episode VIII, return to the world of Battlefront and choose your side in the war between the Empire and the Rebels.

Super Mario Odyssey

TBA Q4 2017

Mario explores beyond the Mushroom Kingdom in an all new sandbox style game for the Nintendo Switch.

Injustice 2

TBA 2017

The battle for the DC Universe isn't over yet as players get to choose their favorite superheroes and villians to battle each other.

Ni No Kuni II: The Revenant Kingdom

TBA 2017

A sequel to the Level 5/Studio Ghibli role playing game that follows a usurped king trying to reclaim his kingdom.

Dragon Quest XI

TBA 2017

Coming out on Playstation 4, Nintendo DS, and the Nintendo Switch; Dragon Quest makes the leap to the next generation of consoles with an eleventh iteration.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

TBA 2018

Former Castlevania producer Koji Igarashi is bringing his "Metroidvania" style game to PC and consoles. 

Psychonauts 2

TBA 2018

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.

Kingdom Hearts 3

TBA

The long awaited third installment in the best-selling Kingdom Hearts franchise.


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