5 Superhero Movies You Might Don’t Know Coming in Next Year

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This year has been also a successful year for Superhero movies. Four Marvel releases of this year had been in the list of top 10 highest grossing movies of the year.  And there are many releases to coming this year like Venom and Aquaman of DCEU, two Animated Superhero releases – Teen Titans Go! and Spiderman: Into The Verse.

There are other superhero movies from DC and Marvel Studios which are very well hyped and everyone is very immensely waiting for. Avengers 4, Shazam and Spiderman: After Home are the major focus of the Superhero genre but there is an upcoming superhero which has very less hyped which even consist movies of Marvel Studio’s X: Men franchise.

The past year may have been the biggest ever for superhero movies and television. Marvel Studios gave us a massive sequence of films that started with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Spider-Man: Homecoming and Thor: Ragnarok. Here is a list of 5 Superhero Movies You Might Don’t Know Coming in Next Year.

5 Superhero Movies You Might Don’t Know Coming in Next Year


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The superhero franchise we had not recognized as a commercial venture. One of the most unconventional superhero films from the last two decades was the part of the Unbreakable series. The series is also known as Eastrail 177 Trilogy. The last two films of the franchise – Unbreakable(2000) and Split(2016) were a critical and commercial success.


The first part of the film is Unbreakable which released in 2000. The film stars Bruce Willis in lead, who played the role of David Dunn, a former football player who became a security guard and has the two abilities to see visions of crimes committed by the human beings he touches while also having unbreakable skin. But he also has a weakness of fear die through submersion in and inhalation of water.


The second movie of the franchise released after 16 years which is actually not so related to the first part. Split is not a superhero genre movie, it’s a horror psychological thriller. This part introduces the main character of Kevin Wendell Crumb / The Horde, who is a sufferer of a rare disease called DID (Dissociative Identity Disorder) and he is 23 multiple personalities. This character we will see in the movie Glass might be in his 24th personality of The Beast.

The third character of the franchise is Mr. Glass, we have first seen him in Unbreakable. Me Glass aka Elijah Prince comic book theorist who has Type I osteogenesis imperfecta (resulting in bones break easily) and was revealed to be the man behind the Eastrail #177 incident. The last two films are produced by the different production house. Now for this third installment, both the production Blumhouse and Blinding Edge Pictures are coming together in a most expensive movie of the franchise.
Release Date: January 18, 2019
Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Cast:  James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

Watch The Trailer of Glass

#2.Dark Phoenix

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Dark Phoenix is the first X-Men movie of our list of Upcoming Superhero Movies You Might Don’t Know. HBO’s popular fantasy drama show “Game of Thrones” fame actress Sophie Turner playing the role of Dark Phoenix. Dark Phoenix is supposed to release somewhere around 2017 but delayed due to unknown reasons.

The film was adapted from the comic book written by Chris Claremont’s The Dark Phoenix Saga, which is is an extended X-Men storyline in the fictional Marvel Comics Universe, focusing on Jean Grey and the Phoenix Force.

Dark Phoenix is an extremely powerful mutant with telepathic and telekinetic powers who is one of Xavier’s most prized students. The Phoenix personality is unleashed in the film, leading to a fight between the two personalities for control. There will be more X-Men superhero in Dark Phoenix which includes Magneto, Mystique, Beast, Cyclops and Glass actor James McAvoy in the role of Professor Charles Xavier.
Release Date: February 14, 2019
Director: Simon Kinberg
Cast:  James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Sophie Turner

#3.The New Mutants

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The New Mutant is one more Marvel’s X: Men movie that few peoples are waiting for. This movie is directed by Josh Boone who is known for the popular romantic flick “The Faults in Our Stars”. He pitched the story to producer Simon Kinberg.

The New Mutant is a horror superhero film about five young mutants, just discovering their abilities while held in a secret facility against their will, fight to escape their past sins and save themselves. This New X: Men will introduce five new mutants Magik, Wolfsbane, Cannonball, Sunspot, and Mirage.

The New Mutants movie characters

  • Illyana Rasputin / Magik: a mutant from Russia with spell powers, who “uses teleportation discs to travel”.
  • Rahne Sinclair / Wolfsbane: a Scottish mutant “power to turn into a wolf”.
  • Sam Guthrie / Cannonball: a Kentuckian mutant “who can drive or push himself into the air and is invulnerable while doing so”.
  • Roberto da Costa / Sunspot: a Brazilian mutant “ability to manipulate solar energy”.
  • Danielle Moonstar / Mirage: a Native American mutant “power to create illusions drawn from desires of a person’s mind”.
  • Cecilia Reyes: a mentor to the group, and a medical doctor “ability to generate a protective bio-field around herself”

Release Date: August 2, 2019
Director: Josh Boone
Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Maisie Williams, Charlie Heaton, Henry Zaga

#4.Hell Boy

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Hell Boy has most fans in the list given in the list of upcoming superhero movies. One of the reasons of this movie hype is the casting of Hellboy, going to play by David Harbour. David Harbour is popular for his cop role in the Netflix original series “Stranger Things”.

Hell Boy will be the third installment of the Hellboy franchise, a supernatural superhero film based on the Dark Horse Comics character of the same name, distributed by Lionsgate. This is a reboot of the old franchise and will be directed by Neil Marshall. Hell Boy is the first superhero movie of the year 2019.
Hell Boy is a special character because he is not a alter ego, an immensely powerful demon who works for the government organization Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense.
Release Date: January 11, 2019
Director: Neil Marshall
Cast:  David Harbour, Milla Jovovich, Ian McShane


spawn superhero

This time is good for superhero films, but budgets play an important role in the superhero movies. Spawn was a reboot of the Spawn 1997 film, starring Michael Jai White which received generally negative reception. Spawn is based on a comic book written by Todd McFarlane and published by Image Comics premiered in 1992. The screenplay of Spawn was also written by Todd McFarlane.

Spawn 2019 film is made on a very minimal budget and will be directed by the writer of comics Todd McFarlane. The film stars very talented actor Jammie Fox in the role of Albert Simmons/Spawn.

Spawn Origin

Albert Francis Simmons is a highly trained marine who was at his most successful point when saving the president from an assassination attempt. He is promoted to a high level and recruited to a highly classified unit within the Central Intelligence Agency devoted to black ops. In his early battles Spawn faces street thugs and gangs, becoming a dark and brutal antihero, culminating in his brutal murder of a pedophile and child murderer named Billy Kincaid. As a result, he gains the attention of the detective duo of Sam Burke and Twitch Williams.
Release Date: 2019
Director: Todd McFarlane
Cast: Jammie Fox, Jeremy Renner

Hope You find this article about Upcoming Superhero You Might Don’t Know is helpful for you. And please tell us which superhero we missed in this list and which you are looking forward.

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