This Summer's 11 Blockbuster Movies All Have These 4 Weird Things In Common
So many hot guys, too many masks covering their faces.
Everyone complains that, with all its sequels and reboots, Hollywood doesn’t do anything original anymore. To which we say: agree but also disagree! There is something weirdly creative about finding a way for not one or two but THREE popcorn flicks to feature a surprisingly moody monster villain. Behold our not-at-all-overly-complicated diagram.
Avengers: Endgame (April 26)
Catch up with all the Marvel superheroes (unless they’re dust).
The Hustle (May 17)
Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson con their way through Europe.
Aladdin (May 24)
Will Smith is the Genie! His entire bod is painted blue!
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (May 31)
Giant monsters, Millie Bobby Brown, and fire everywhere.
Dark Phoenix (June 7)
Sophie Turner loses her mind, wants to destroy the Universe, probably can.
Men in Black: International (June 14)
Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson are partners in sexy crime.
Child’s Play (June 21)
A wee monster doll stabs people a lot.
Toy Story 4 (June 21)
Tom Hanks’s voice > meditation.
The Lion King (July 19)
Beyoncé. Is. Nala.
Dora and the Lost City of Gold (August 02)
The beloved cartoon gets a preteen upgrade.
It: Chapter Two
The scary clown is back, 27 years later.