It is an exciting year for movies and SM Cinema is preparing for new releases just for its patrons. From Marvel Phase 4 to book adaptations and exciting sequels and spin-offs, here are some of our most-anticipated movies in 2020.
Cats (Jan. 8)
This musical fantasy based on the popular Broadway play is a magical story of a group of cats called the Jellicles, who must decide which among them will transcend to the Heaviside Layer and be reborn into a new life. The star-studded cast includes Taylor Swift, Idris Alba, Rebel Wilson, James Corden, Jason Derulo, and Jennifer Hudson.
More Than Blue (Jan. 8)
This is a remake of the South Korean film of the same name. When a man finds out he has a terminal illness, he hides it from his high school sweetheart turned fiancé, who he knows is afraid of being left alone and pushes her to marry another man.
Dolittle (Jan. 29)
Robert Downey, Jr. stars as Dr. Dolittle, an eccentric doctor and veterinarian in Victorian England who can talk to animals. Seven years after his wife passes away and he becomes a hermit, Queen Victoria falls gravely ill and he is forced to leave his secluded home in Dolittle Manor and journey to a mythical island to search for a cure.
Birds of Prey (Feb. 6)
After Harley Quinn became a fan favorite in DC movie Suicide Squad, it’s no surprise that she’s getting her own movie. In this spin-off movie, Gotham City crime lord Black Mask puts a hit on a young girl named Cassandra Cain. Harley teams up with heroines Black Canary, Helena Bertinelli, and Renee Montoya to protect her at all costs.
Little Women (February)
This adaptation of the well-loved book is exciting enough with just its cast featuring Meryl Streep, Emma Watson, Laura Dern, Saoirse Ronan, and Timothee Chalamet, among others. Directed by acclaimed director, Greta Gerwig, it tells the story of the March sisters after they leave their family home during the aftermath of the American Civil War.
Onward (March 4)
Onwards is set in a fantasy world filled with magical creatures but has since lost its sense of magic after modernization took over. One day, two teenage elf brothers, voiced by Tom Holland and Chris Pratt, have to embark on a quest after a spell that would bring back their deceased father for 24 hours goes awry.
A Quiet Place: Part II (March 18)
The sequel to one of the most talked-about thriller films in 2018 is finally coming. While an official plot still hasn’t been released, we are excited to delve back into the eerie and horrifying world created by its director, John Krasinski, in the first movie.
Mulan (March 25)
In this much-anticipated live-adaptation of the classic Disney princess, based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan, we follow a woman who disguises as a man in order to save her ailing father from being forced to fight in the war.