More than 20 films will make their debuts in 2019 in various Philippine territories, with the big titles expected to hit theaters in 2019.
The list includes “Sister of the Pearl,” “Dancing with the Stars,” “The Princess Bride,” “Zootopia,” “Pineapple Express,” “Crimson Peak,” “Ridley Scott’s Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “Frozen,” “Captain America: Civil War,” “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” “Breathless,” “Big Hero 6,” “Gravity,” “Jupiter Ascending,” “Ghostbusters,” “Thor: Ragnarok,” “Wonder Woman,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Kung Fu Panda 3,” “Sicario” and “Django Unchained.”
Read more: The list below:• “The Beauty and the Beach” (Maldonado, Philippines)• “Porong Pilipinas” (Coral, Philippines)-The sequel to “The Mermaid” will be a remake of “The Ocean King,” a 2004 film that was nominated for a Golden Globe.
It is currently scheduled for release in 2018.• “Dani” (Kabay, Philippines-Based on the Japanese manga of the same name)•”Cape Town” (Alpaca, Philippines-)The adaptation of the classic Swedish children’s story about an anthropomorphic island will be the first to open in 2019, with a production of 2,200 people cast.•”Gravity” (Disney, Philippines and Korea)-The story of a boy who finds his own destiny in space, starring Chris Pratt, Michelle Yeoh and Matt Damon as two astronauts.
It will be directed by Joe Cornish, who also is behind the “Jumanji” films.•’Sister to the Pearl’ (Disney-Filipino)-The latest adaptation of a story about the life of a Japanese-American woman and her family from a Japanese family is set for release on Feb. 22, 2019.
The film will be released by Universal Pictures in the Philippines.• ‘Pineapples’ (Fox, Philippines, Korea)-“PineApples” is a sequel to the hit “Pinacities,” a 2013 film directed by David Yurman that also starred Will Smith.
The film was nominated in both the Golden Globe and SAG Awards, and received the prestigious Best Original Screenplay award.•”‘The Princess of the South'” (Fox-Filipeño)-“The Princess’ of the Philippines is set to be released in 2019 with an R-rated rating.
The story follows Princess Jasmine, who is adopted by a group of wealthy South American princesses.
The new film is directed by Domingo Carrasco.•'”The Jungle Book” (Fox)The first Pixar film to open nationwide, it will be based on the animated book by John Lasseter and includes a live-action adaptation of Tarzan.
It was released in 2018 with an Oscar-nominated screenplay.
The “Lupin III” franchise will also be heading to theaters in 2020 with a movie titled “Lump.”•”Zootropolis” (Titanic Pictures, Philippines)”Zootopolis” is based on an animated TV series from Disney and the upcoming “Zoo” movie.
It tells the story of four young animals who were rescued from an animal sanctuary.
The animated series was released on Dec. 6, 2019 in the U.S. with a PG-13 rating.•The “Guardians of the Galaxy” franchise-“Guardians” will have a release date in 2019 for the first time in the United States.
It follows the adventures of a group called the “Guardian Corps,” which protects Earth from dangerous alien threats.
It’s set to launch in 2019 on Disney XD.• “‘Zootropics'” (Disney)The sequel of the original animated movie will be an adaptation of “Zookeeper,” and will be available for streaming in 2019 from Disney XD and Disney Digital Selects.