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17 of 2017’s Most Anticipated Sequels

December 29, 2016

2017 is the year of sequels, something we love to celebrate and showcase on HDNET MOVIES. Below is a list of the most anticipated sequels scheduled to be theatrically released this year:

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Expected Release Date: January 20, 2017

Starring: Vin Diesel, Nina Dobrev, Ruby Rose, Samuel L. Jackson, and Toni Collette
Directed By: D.J. Caruso


John Wick: Chapter 2

Expected Release Date: February 10, 2017

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Ruby Rose, Bridget Moynahan, Ian McShane, and John Leguizamo
Directed By: Chad Stahelski


Kong: Skull Island

Expected Release Date: March 10, 2017

Starring: Brie Larson, Tom Hiddleston, Toby Kebbell, Samuel L. Jackson, and John Goodman
Directed By: Jordan Vogt-Roberts


T2: Trainspotting

Expected Release Date: March 10, 2017

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Kelly Macdonald, Ewen Bremner, and Jonny Lee Miller
Directed By: Danny Boyle


Fast & Furious 8

Expected Release Date: April 14, 2017

Starring: Vin Diesel, Charlize Theron, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Jordana Brewster, and Kurt Russell
Directed By: F. Gary Gray


Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Expected Release Date: May 5, 2017

Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Elizabeth Debicki, Karen Gillan, and Chris Sullivan
Directed By: James Gunn


Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Expected Release Date: May 26, 2017

Starring: Johnny Depp, Brenton Thwaites, Javier Bardem, Kaya Scodelario, and Orlando Bloom
Directed By: Joachim Rønning & Espen Sandberg


World War Z 2

Expected Release Date: June 9, 2017

Starring: Brad Pitt
Directed By: David Fincher (rumored)


Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Expected Release Date: June 16, 2017

Starring: Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Julianne Moore, Mark Strong, and Sophie Cookson
Directed By: Matthew Vaughn


Transformers: The Last Knight

Expected Release Date: June 23, 2017

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, Laura Haddock, John Turturro, Stanley Tucci, and Josh Duhamel
Directed By: Michael Bay


Despicable Me 3

Expected Release Date: June 30, 2017

Starring: Kristen Wiig, Steve Carell, Miranda Cosgrove, Trey Parker, and Andy Nyman
Directed By: Kyle Balda & Pierre Coffin


Spider-Man: Homecoming

Expected Release Date: July 7, 2017

Starring: Tom Holland, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Martin Starr, and Michael Keaton
Directed By: Jon Watts


Alien: Covenant

Expected Release Date: August 4, 2017

Starring: Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup and Guy Pearce
Directed By: Ridley Scott


Blade Runner 2049

Expected Release Date: October 6, 2017

Starring: Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Mackenzie Davis, Jared Leto, and Robin Wright
Directed By: Denis Villeneuve


Thor: Ragnarok

Expected Release Date: November 3, 2017

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Anthony Hopkins, and Cate Blanchett
Directed By: Taika Waititi


Star Wars: Episode VIII

Expected Release Date: December 15, 2017

Starring: Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Domhnall Gleeson
Directed By: Rian Johnson


Pitch Perfect 3

Expected Release Date: December 22, 2017

Starring: Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson, Elizabeth Banks, and Anna Camp
Directed By: Trish Sie


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