Hey nerds and nerdettes! 2015 was a great year to be a nerd with all the fantastic movies that were released. But we shouldn't be sad to see it go. 2016 could possibly be even better for nerdkind. So let’s take a look at some of the upcoming releases in 2016 and start getting excited for a new year!
February 12th Deadpool
Based on the character created by Rob Liefeld and Fabian Nicieza, this tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.
March 25th Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Batman and Superman together for the first time on the big screen is any DC fanboy's dream come true! Fearing the actions of a godlike super hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.
May 6th Captain America: Civil War
Captain America: Civil War picks up where Avengers: Age of Ultron left off, as Steve Rogers leads the new team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. After another international incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability and a governing body to determine when to enlist the services of the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers while they try to protect the world from a new and nefarious villain.
May 27th XMen Apocalypse
Since the dawn of civilization, Apocalypse was worshipped as a god. He was the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s XMen universe, and amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto, to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven with the help of Professor X must lead a team of young XMen to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction.
June 3rd Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael are at it again! Only this time, they find themselves pitted against two of their greatest villains in TMNT history. Bebop and Rocksteady! Created by the great scientific mind, Baxter Stockman, Bebop and Rocksteady are hired to take out the turtles after the demise of Shredder.
This is just the first half of the year and it is PACKED with awesomeness! Let's just see what the second half of 2016 will bring!
Do you plan on seeing any of these first half of 2016 movies? If so, which one/s?