25 Highly Anticipated Films of 2013

Posted by on January 15, 2013

Just as 2012 came to a close, 2013 is gearing itself up and ready to begin. The New Year comes with it a plethora of exciting new stuff – new gadgets, artists scrambling to release their new albums and, for the film buff, new movies. 2013 is positioned to be a great year in film with timeless classics given a new twist, a major action star headlining his first leading role since 2003, a reboot of a major superhero franchise and a whole lot more. Read on as we give you a rundown of the 25 Highly Anticipated Films of 2013.


25

Man of Steel

A reboot of the Superman franchise, Man of Steel goes back to the origin of Clark Kent– the man with superhuman abilities who, as a child, was cast to Earth after the destruction of his own planet- Krypton. The film which s backed up by Hollywood heavyweights Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight Rises) and Zack Snyder(300) has been keeping hardcore fans and general movie-goers abuzz with excitement.

24

World War Z

With an estimated budget of $125–$200 million, World War Z takes on the Max Brooks novel of the same name. Zombie enthusiasts are stoked as there’s never been a movie in this genre backed up with such a huge budget. Zombies are steadily gaining massive popularity worldwide as seen in shows like The Walking Dead amassing insanely huge numbers in TV ratings, making World War Z a surefire blockbuster.

23

Pacific Rim

Most of humanity is quickly wiped out when giant monsters emerge five miles below the ocean. Massive robots known as Jaegers were invented to stop this new threat from causing any more damage. Guillermo del Toro directs. Pacific Rim is cluttered with epic visuals ready to stun movie audiences worldwide.

22

Iron Man 3

Tony Stark is prepping up his iron suit as he launches his journey into finding those responsible for the destruction of his secret world. Robert Downey Jr. is such a commanding presence in the Iron Man franchise and seems to do no wrong with his portrayal of the billionaire playboy turned superhero.



21

Oz: The Great and Powerful

Audiences worldwide have been anticipating a decent Wizard of Oz film. And here it is. Starring James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams and Rachel Weisz, this film just “oOz-es” with appeal. With its visually arresting cinematography, Oz: The Great and Powerful seems to deliver a significant amount of potential.