Ah, New Year 2013, for the movie buffs, this is yet another year for a number of Hollywood movies they have been anticipating for a long time. Numerous movies have had teasers launched for more than a year, causing movie buffs to quiver with anticipation. With so many movies to be launched, we checked out which ones were the most anticipated for this year and it came down to this.
Man of Steel
After the outstanding success of The Dark Night Trilogy, Christopher Nolan decides to produce a take on another very famous superhero Superman. Directed by Zack Snyder (300, Suckerpunch, The Watchmen…) the story starts off as Clark Kent/Superman’s parents send him from their dying planet Krypton to Earth, in order for him to survive. Here on planet earth, he keeps his identity secretive and his supernatural powers unknown to others in order to fit in with the human race. Until his new home is attacked by an evil force, he is forced to use his super powers to prevent apocalyptic damage to Earth and everything on it. Man of Steel is to be Released on June 14, 2013.
Despicable Me 2
As seen in Despicable Me. Gru, a villain who tries to terrorize the planet with his evil plans, Gru plans on adopting three little orphan girls to get to another villain who proves to be better. The story goes on when the girls bring out the soft side of Gru and change his evil perspective. In Despicable Me 2, Gru is called up by an Anti-villain League to help fight a new super villain, Eduardo, who is voiced by Al Pacino. This sequel is to be Released on July 3, 2013.
Oz the Great and Powerful
In the love of the classic Wizard of Oz, People around the world are desperately waiting for its Prequel Oz the Great and Powerful starring James Franco and Mila Kunis. The story follows Oscar Diggs (James Franco) a magician in a travelling circus who chooses to seek greatness instead of goodness. He is casted away to the magical land of Oz by a tornado. and so his journey of wonders is carried on. This movie will bring wonderful visuals and wild creatures of a magical world. Oz the Great and Powerful has been released on 8 March 2013, but still counts as one of the most awaited movies of 2013.
If you remember the old horror classic movie Carrie which was based on the novel by the great writer “Stephen King” then you must be waiting for the remake of this movie which is coming in theatres near you, this year. Carrie (2013) is going to be a great horror movie and once again you people are surely going to enjoy the intriguing story of a 17 year old girl who discovers that she possesses the power of telekinesis and unleashes it in her prom night when faced with a humiliating prank. In this movie you’ll see Chloe Grace Moretz as Carrie, and the brilliant direction of Kimberly Pierce. This upcoming horror flick is to be released on 18 October 2013.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Katniss is back in action once again. This time with her sister, Peeta, who we saw rescued by her elder sister in the beginning of the first part of The Hunger Games. In this movie, Katniss and Peeta are put back in the arena because they are dethroned from their victory. Once again they will have to face death and beat it. This time, the Hunger Games are to be more dangerous and will take place in an arena called Quarter Qwell. The movie is directed by Francis Lawrence and it is releasing on 22 November 2013.
A lot of great Hollywood movies are on their way. Pacific Rim, Iron Man 3, The Great Gatsby are just to name a few. We saw the highest anticipation factor of the masses to make this list. Which Hollywood movies are you most excited to see and why? Tell us! We’ll probably watch them.