It appears that Hollywood is planning to revive yet another superhero series.
While it might seem commonplace now to have both superhero shows and films featuring heroes who are models of virtue and upright citizens, as well as franchises highlighting the “dark” side of super heroism, this was less common in 2010.
The Kick-Asss films, which debuted in March 2010 and were based on the same-named 2008 comics, saw future Hollywood stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Chloe Grace Moretz take on the roles of Kick-Ass and Hit Girl, respectively.
The movie, which had foul language, blood, and gore in addition to a comic tone, managed to find some success at the box office, making an estimated $96 million worldwide on a $30 million budget.
After the first of the two controversial films was released more than ten years ago, director Matthew Vaughn talked at New York Comic Con and revealed the franchise’s future ambitions.
“Kick-Ass changed people’s perception of what a superhero film is. We’re doing it again” Vaughn said while on a panel at the convention on Saturday.
“None of the other characters from the other Kick-Ass are in it, though we’d like to have them back after the reboot. I can’t really talk about it, but it’s fun.”
Although Vaughn appeared enthusiastic about the remake, it may be challenging for him to take the helm due to his demanding schedule.
Also unknown is if he will participate in screenplay, like he did for the first movie.
Vaughn discussed his commitment to the Kingsman franchise as well as his other film intentions when speaking at Comic Con.
“We’ve got to get on with Kingsman 3 because I was joking that Colin [Firth] is going to end up being a portrait on the side while Taron [Egerton] is Arthur. So we are working on that at the moment,” Vaughn said
In addition, Vaughn stated that he is now working on a musical project, which will probably take precedence over the production of both Kingsman and Kick-Ass.
“I’m actually going to be doing a musical next year, can’t talk about it,” he said of the unnamed project.
“And it’s taking me so long to find a musical to do because a musical is only as good as the music, and Elton John’s catalogue is pretty hard to beat, so I’m trying to match it, at least, and I think we’ve nearly got there… it’s bats**t crazy, but it’s fun.”
MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIE RELEASES: COMING 2024
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For all you film junkies out there, here is the most up to date list of movie releases for 2024. They boast a wealth of variety. From explosive action, including beloved superhero films, Disney live action titles and even a few prequels and sequels to some of our favourite franchises. Get your calendar to hand because it’s going to be a year packed of movie must sees!
Some movies are yet to confirm release dates but have already teased us with a set photos like with Joker: Folie à Deux poster.
Before we get too carried away with what’s to come in 2024. Here are ALL movies still to come in 2023!
Movie Releases January 2024
Movie Releases February 2024
Spin-off from Spider-Man centering on a clairvoyant mutant named Madame Web.
Starring Dakota Johnson, Sydney Sweeney and Emma Roberts
Movie Releases March 2024
The fourth installment in the Kung Fu Panda franchise with Jack Black, Angelina Jolie and Seth Rogen lending their voices to the characters.
A Quiet Place: Day One is a spin-off prequel, and the third overall installment of the A Quiet Place film series set to star Emily Blunt, Joseph Quinn and Lupita Nyong’o.
The two monsters return in an epic battle movie.
The Disney live action starring Rachel Zegler as Snow White and Gal Gadot as The Evil Queen.
Spider-Man Beyond the Spider-Verse is the final installment in the Mile Morales animated saga.
Movie Releases April 2024
Robert Pattinson stars in this Sci-Fi film about a man sent on an impossible mission.
Movie Releases May 2024
The untold story behind Helm’s Deep, the fortress at the center of The Two Towers film.
A new Marvel movie showing the adventures of Falcon, formerly the wingman of Captain America played by Anthony Mackie.
A new Planet of the Apes film is coming following on from the others in the series.
Movie Releases June 2024
Ana De Armas stars as a ballerina assassin who is on a mission to find and kill the murderers of her family.
A adventure inside the head of now-teenager Riley—who may or may not be feeling all kinds of new Emotions that we can’t wait to experience. Familiar faces return with some new cast additions.
Tom Cruise returns in part two of his Mission Impossible Reckoning saga.
Movie Releases July 2024
Gru, the minions and the gurlssss will be back in the fourth installment of the Despicable me franchise!
Simba, having become king of the Pride Lands, is determined for his cub to follow in his paw prints while the origins of his late father Mufasa are explored.
Twisters is coming back…will it be a sequel? Who knows but we’re excited!
A group of supervillains are recruited to go on missions for the government.
Movie Releases August 2024
A family invited to spend a weekend in an idyllic country house, go from a dream vacation to a psychological nightmare.
Movie Releases September 2024
A new addition to the Marvel cinematic universe focusing on Blade the vampire hunter!
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice RETURNS! The original cast are returning for this sequel alongside some new faces most famously Jenna Ortega!
Movie Releases October 2024
Returning to his role of the Joker, Joaquin Phoenix is joined by Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn.
Movie Releases November 2024
Ryan Reynolds will once again be playing the anti hero Deadpool and will be joined by Hugh Jackman as Wolverine.
A sequel to The Passion of the Christ focuses on the events that occurred three days between the crucifixion and resurrection when Jesus Christ descended to Abraham’s Bosom to preach and resurrect Old Testament saints.
Not much is well known about the new Gladiator but the cast is looking incredible featuring Paul Mescal, Pedro Pascal and Connie Nielson.
Movie Releases December 2024
The third installment in the Avatar franchise will take us back to Pandora for a beautiful cinematic experience!
Eggman is back to cause more mayhem for the titular character and his friends!
There are so many new films coming out in 2024 that we are SO excited for and we can’t wait to see more! We will keep this list updated so make sure to check back regularly to see all the latest film news here at Film Junkie!