2021 Summer Movie List

Brandon Morales-Ortiz, Staff Writer

Summer is near, and there are plenty of things to do! While the pandemic has made it hard to go outside and interact with others, you can still have fun waiting for some new movies and shows coming out soon!

  1. The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard – A sequel to the hit 2017 film The Hitman’s Bodyguard, it deals with bodyguard Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) coming back into service after four years to rescue Darius Kincaid (Samuel L. Jackson) at the request of his wife Sonia (Selma Kincaid). Full of action and jokes, it’s a light-hearted movie that comes out this June.
  2. M.O.D.O.K. – Starring Patton Oswalt as the title character, the show revolves around Marvel villain M.O.D.O.K. as he tries to deal with the sale of his criminal organization A.I.M. and his personal life. An animated series that showcases his family life and childhood, it is full of comedy and touches on the hidden side of M.O.D.O.K., who wants to be loved in spite of his actions. It is set to be released this May.
  3. Space Jam 2 – Similar to the original film, Space Jam 2 will feature NBA star LeBron James leading a team of cartoon characters, including Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, against virtual rivals in a high-stakes basketball match. It is set to be released this June.
  4. Loki – Following the events of Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War, the series follows Norse figure Loki Laufeyson (Tom Hiddleston) as he travels through time, working with Agent Morbus (Owen Wilson) and the Time Variance Authority to fix broken timelines. It will have a second season and features several new characters, releasing this June.
  5. Black Widow – Another superhero movie, Black Widow was set to be released last year but faced production delays that forced a change. Premiering in June, it follows spy Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) as she teams up with Yelena Belova (Florence Pugh) and Red Guardian/Alexei Shostakov (David Harbour) to fight the KGB’s Red Room assassins and villain Taskmaster. It is set to release in June.

While most deal with superheroes, there are plenty more films and shows that will premiere this summer, giving variety for everyone to enjoy!