These are movies scheduled for release in the coming year. Check back often, as we will update this list as more information becomes available.
Movie release: January 9, 2015Director: Paul Thomas AndersonStarring: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen WilsonBased on: Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon
Summary: Reluctantly investigating a kidnapping threat against his ex-girlfriend's billionaire beau, Doc Sportello tackles a bizarre tangle of nefarious characters and his own marijuana habit before stumbling on a mysterious entity that may actually be a tax shelter for a dental group.
Movie release: January 16, 2015Director: Clint EastwoodStarring: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle GallnerBased on: American Sniper by Chris Kyle
Summary: A member of Navy SEAL Team 3 describes his life as a father and husband, and as the serviceman with the most confirmed sniper kills in the history of the United States military while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Movie release: January 23, 2015Director: David KoeppStarring: Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregorBased on: The Mortdecai Trilogy by Kyril Bonfiglioli
Movie release: February 6, 2015Director: Sergey BodrovStarring: Ben Barnes, Julianne Moore, Jeff BridgesBased on: The Spook's Apprentice by Joseph Delaney
Summary: As sixty-year-old John Gregory reflects on the past, he reveals how the world of ghosts, ghasts, witches, and boggarts was exposed to him and he later became the Spook, even though his first intention had been to join the priesthood.
Movie release: February 6, 2015Director: Christian DitterStarring: Lily Collins, Sam ClaflinBased on: Where Rainbows End / Rosie Dunne by Cecelia Ahern
Summary: Follows the romantic relationship between Rosie and Alex, best friends since childhood whose feelings gradually evolve into something more, but separation, an unexpected pregnancy, and other romances turn their lives upside down.
Movie release: February 13, 2015Director: Sam Taylor-JohnsonStarring: Dakota Johnson, Jamie DornanBased on: Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James
Summary: When Anastasia Steele, a young literature student, interviews wealthy young entrepreneur Christian Grey for her campus magazine, their initial meeting introduces Anastasia to an exciting new world that will change them both forever.
Movie release: February 20, 2015Director: Ari SandelStarring: Mae Whitman, Bella Thorne, Allison JanneyBased on: The Duff by Kody Keplinger
Summary: Seventeen-year-old Bianca Piper starts sleeping with Wesley Rush, a notorious womanizer who disgusts her, in order to distract her from her personal problems, and to her surprise, the two of them find they have a lot in common and are able to help each other find more productive ways to deal with their difficulties.
Movie release: March 13, 2015Director: Ron HowardStarring: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan GleesonBased on: In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick
Summary: Based on the 1820 event, a whaling ship is preyed upon by a sperm whale, stranding its crew at sea for 90 days, thousands of miles from home.
Movie release: March 20, 2015Director: Robert SchwentkeStarring: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Theo JamesBased on: Insurgent by Veronica Roth
Summary: As war surges in the dystopian society around her, sixteen-year-old Divergent Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves--and herself--while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love.
Movie release: March 27, 2015Director: Susanne BierStarring: Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley CooperBased on: Serena by Ron Rash
Summary: Traveling to the mountains of 1929 North Carolina to forge a timber business with her new husband, Serena Pemberton champions her mastery of harsh natural and working conditions but turns murderous when she learns she cannot bear children.
Movie release: April 10, 2015Director: Rupert GooldStarring: James Franco, Jonah HillBased on: True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa by Michael Finkel
Summary: The relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and Christian Longo, an FBI Most Wanted List murderer who for years lived outside the U.S. under Finkel's name.
Movie release: April 10, 2015Director: George Tillman Jr.Starring: Scott Eastwood, Britt RobertsonBased on: The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks
Summary: Ira Levinson is in trouble. Ninety-one years old and stranded and injured after a car crash, he struggles to retain consciousness until a blurry image materializes beside him: his beloved wife Ruth, who passed away nine years ago. Urging him to hang on, she forces him to remain alert by recounting the stories of their lifetime together - how they met, the precious paintings they collected together, the dark days of WWII and its effect on them and their families.
Movie release: April 10, 2015Director: Sean McNamaraStarring: Pierce Brosnan, William Hurt, Benjamin WalkerBased on: The Moon and the Sun by Vonda McIntye
Movie release: April 17, 2015Director: Daniel EspinosaStarring: Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, Gary OldmanBased on: Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
Summary: In Stalin's Soviet Union, it's a crime against the State to suggest that a murderer--much less a serial killer--is in the midst of the populace. Exiled from his home, a war hero must find and stop a criminal that the State won't admit even exists.
Movie release: May 1, 2015Director: Thomas VinterbergStarring: Carey Mulligan, Tom Sturridge, Matthias SchoenaertsBased on: Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
Summary: A headstrong young woman's life becomes entwined with three disparate men: a dashing soldier, a wealthy landowner, and a sheep farmer.
Movie release: June 5, 2015Director: Jake SchreierStarring: Nat Wolff, Cara DelevingneBased on: Paper Towns by John Green
Summary: High school senior Quentin "Q" Jacobsen basks in the predictable boringness of his life until the beautiful and exciting Margo Roth Spiegelman, his neighbor and classmate, takes him on a midnight adventure and then disappears.
Movie release: August 21, 2015Director: Thea SharrockStarring: Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin Based on: Me Before You by JoJo Moyes
Summary: Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life--steady boyfriend, close family--who has never been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after a motorcycle accident. Will has always lived a huge life--big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel--and now he's pretty sure he cannot live the way he is. Will is acerbic, moody, bossy--but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected.
Movie release: September 18, 2015Director: Wes BallStarring: Dylan O'Brien, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Kaya ScodelarioBased on: Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials by James Dashner
Summary: After surviving horrific conditions in the Maze, Thomas is entrapped, along with nineteen other boys, in a scientific experiment designed to observe their responses and gather data believed to be essential for the survival of the human race.
Movie release: September 18, 2015Director: Scott CooperStarring: Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kevin Bacon, Juno TempleBased on: Black Mass by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill
Movie release: October 2, 2015Director: Paul McGuiganStarring: Daniel Radcliffe, Jessica Brown Findlay, James McAvoyBased on: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Summary: A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator.
Movie release: October 9, 2015Director: Jon FavreauStarring: Scarlett Johansson, Idris Elba, Bill MurrayBased on: The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
Summary: A children's classic, featuring Mowgli, the Indian boy brought up by wolves in the jungle, his companions, Baloo and Bagheera, and his enemy, Shere Khan.
Movie release: November 20, 2015Director: Francis LawrenceStarring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam HemsworthBased on: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Summary: Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she's made it out of the bloody arena alive, she's still not safe. A revolution is unfolding, and it is up to Katniss to accept responsibility for countless lives and to change the course of the future of Panem.
Movie release: November 25, 2015Director: Ridley ScottStarring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kate Mara, Kristen WiigBased on: The Martian by Andy Weir
Summary: Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he's alive--and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive.
Movie release: January 8, 2016Director: Alejandro González IñárrituStarring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom HardyBased on: The Revenant: A Novel of Revenge by Michael Punke
Movie release: March 4, 2016Director: Tim BurtonStarring: Eva Green, Asa ButterfieldBased on: Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
Summary: After a family tragedy, Jacob feels compelled to explore an abandoned orphanage on an island off the coast of Wales, discovering disturbing facts about the children who were kept there.
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