8 Marvel & DC Superhero Movies Scheduled For 2016

With Fox announcing the release date of the X-Men spinoff movie Gambit, there will be a total number of eight Marvel and DC films being released in 2016.

deadpool0624131600jpg-50ef4d

February 12, 2016 – Deadpool

Ryan Reynolds will reprise his role from X-Men Origins: Wolverine as the Merc with a Mouth. The film is set to tie into the timeline of the X-Men movie universe and likely will have implications for the rumored X-Force film.

batman-v-superman-dawn-of-justice-logo-official


March 25, 2016 – Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice

The highly anticipated feature-length film will feature DC’s Trinity, Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman appearing together for the first time ever.

3abdcd6c5a9fee2f3779243ad1d9dba7 large


May 6, 2016 – Captain America: Civil War

Following the events of The Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, cause two factions that side with Iron Man (pro registration) or side with Captain America (anti registration) which causes an epic conflict between former allies.

Sources close to the film state that Winter Soldier is reportedly central to the third film and that there have been hints planted through the Marvel movies. A strong theory is that Steve Roger’s best friend may have murdered Tony Stark’s parents thus setting the stage for a major confrontation between the two Avengers.

1683914-apocalypse vs xmen-x-men-apocalypse-to-wipe-away-almost-all-previous-x-film-continuity

May 27, 2016 – X-Men: Apocalypse

Bryan Singer will direct and produce his follow-up to X-Men: Days of Future Past, which will star Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique, Evan Peters as Quicksilver, Nicholas Hoult as Beast, Channing Tatum as Gambit, Michael Fassbender as Magneto, James McAvoy as Professor Charles Xavier and Hugh Jackman as Wolverine.

Suicide-Squad

August 5, 2016 - Suicide Squad


Also known as Task Force X, Suicide Squad is a team of imprisoned super-villains who perform high-risk missions for the U.S. Government in exchange for commuted sentences. The team is run by Dr. Amanda Waller, and their operation is based out of Belle Reve penitentiary.

The film will star two-time Oscar nominee Will Smith as Deadshot; Tom Hardy as Rick Flag; Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn; Oscar winner Jared Leto as the Joker; Jai Courtney as Boomerang; and Cara Delevingne as Enchantress.

Warner Bros. is still working on casting Dr. Waller, and is said to currently be eyeing Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Oprah Winfrey for the role.

tatum-gambit-2


October 7, 2016 - Gambit

In addition to appearing as the Cajun mutant thief in X-Men: Apocalypse, Tatum will also reprise the role in a spinoff film.

benedict-cumberbatch-doctor-strange

November 4, 2016 - Doctor Strange

After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.

The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the Sorcerer Supreme.

sinister-six

November 11, 2016 – Sinister Six

Six of mankind's greatest enemies form an alliance to destroy New York City and Spider-Man.

One thing is for certain with 8 films being released, fans won't lack for selection during 2016.

Join the Conversation

17 Comments

  1. I'm not sold that Sinister Six is going to happen. 

    • Flash187
    • 524 Posts in 26 Months

    Ya im gonna wait and see on sister 6 but what the other 7 are all hugely anticipated. Marvel welcomes a DC cinematic universe as well as an xmen cinematic universe. Shit just got real. So pumped for 2k16!

  2. Lets see, I'm skipping Suicide Squad, Gambit, and Sinister 6. Apocalypse and BvS are a maybe (if the reviews are good most likely) and Civil War, Deadpool and Strange are a sure bet i'll see in theaters. 

    • Elmsi
    • 59 Posts in 25 Months

    My reactions to the first 7: WOOHOO!!! GREAT! AMAZING!!!   My reaction to the last one: Why are they even still trying?

    • jake01
    • 6 Posts in 20 Months

    Will Sinister 6 be made?

    I mean the last spider-man movie sucked & sony is having issues with the character.

    & who will be playing the hero?

  3. See All 17 comments
Hide comments