Directed by Gareth Edwards, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is the first in a series of upcoming standalone Star Wars films which takes place just before the events of Episode IV – A New Hope (1977) but after the prequel trilogy. It follows a group of rebels during a time of conflict, who begin a mission to steal the plans for the Death Star, the Galactic Empire’s superweapon,
2015 has ended on a high with the likes of Star Wars – Episode VII: The Force Awakens reminding us exactly why we love film and how waiting a whole year for a release can pay off. But now it’s time to look forward to what the new year has to come, with my list of 100 films to look forward to in 2016.
Not only are there plenty of sequels from some of the most recently successful films set to be released, but there’s a handful of films that we’ve been waiting years to see, and some we thought weren’t even an option. From adaptations of mobile phone games, book adaptations that could fill a library, to some of DC and Marvel’s most anticipated superhero origin stories and collaborative war efforts, 2016 is going to be big, and there’s a lot of anticipated releases heading our way.
To help you trawl through the masses of films listed below, which starts off with January’s biggest award contenders, we’ll go through the releases in groups. You can jump to certain pages by clicking the following links: