August 24, 2018 – 12:10 p.m.
ET In a season that has seen the return of Oscar winners in a new cast and a fresh batch of darls, the summer’s most prestigious movies are returning to theaters this fall.
“The Fate of the Furious,” starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Dwayne Johnson’s son, Dwayne Jr., will open on Aug. 27 in the U.S. and in Canada.
“Pixels,” starring Amy Adams and Josh Gad, will open in the United Kingdom on Aug, 28.
“Gravity,” starring Bryce Dallas Howard and Kristen Stewart, opens on Aug., 29 in the UK.
“La La Land” stars Rooney Mara and Ryan Gosling, will release Aug. 30 in the States.
And a slew of other big-name films are expected to open in theatres throughout the fall.
But some are more focused on the summer and their summer slate.
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” hits theaters Sept. 2 in the US and is due to hit theatres in Canada and Mexico on Sept. 10.
“Arrival” is the latest in a long line of DC Films films to arrive in theaters, but it is the first time the film has been directed by Amy Adams.
“Wonder Woman” opens Aug. 7 in the USA and Aug. 14 in Canada, while “Suicide Squad” opens Sept. 11 in the country.
But the biggest and most anticipated release in summer is the “Halloween” reboot of the classic horror film starring Tom Cruise and his wife, Cara Delevingne, in the movie.
The film has yet to open to critical or commercial success, but will be released on Oct. 31 in the world’s biggest film festival.
“X-Men: Apocalypse” hits Oct. 3 in the theatres.
And “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” will arrive in the fall with a new take on the Dark Knight trilogy.
“Warcraft” has the potential to be the best box office opener for any film since the 2009 “Avengers” reboot, but the film will have to go up against some big-budget tentpoles in the coming months.
“Captain America: Civil War” opens in the next week.
“Iron Man 3” will be a sequel to the 2010 hit, and is expected to gross more than $200 million globally.
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will hit theaters on Dec. 18 in the West.
And in the wake of the “The Avengers 2” trailer that premiered on July 27, Disney announced it is reopening the “Star Tours” attraction that debuted in 2004.
The new “Star Trek” ride is a brand new attraction in Florida and the world.
“Spider-Man: Homecoming” will open Sept. 15 in the states and Canada.
The release of “Spiderman: Home,” the fifth Spider-Man film, is expected this week.