Here Are The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2016



According to a survey conducted by online ticketing service Fandango, the most anticipated film of 2016 is none other than “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.”

In the last few weeks of December, various moviegoers were surveyed by a subsidiary of NBCUniversal called Fandango about the films, roles and stars they were looking forward to seeing the most in 2016. Most went with “Rogue One,” which is due to be released on December 16th and will be the first title in Disney’s stand-alone “Star Wars” anthology series. The film will star Felicity Jones, Riz Ahmed, Diego Luna and Ben Mendelsohn.

The second film on the list is Disney’s “Finding Dory,” the sequel to “Finding Nemo,” closely followed by “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.”

As for the stars, moviegoers chose Melissa McCarthy in Sony’s “Ghostbusters” as the most anticipated actress and Matt Damon as the most anticipated actor in Universal’s yet untitled Jason Bourne sequel.  The most anticipated rising female star in 2016 is Sophie Turner for Fox’s “X-Men: Apocalypse,” and as for the most anticipated rising male star, the moviegoers’ choice was Tom Holland for Disney’s “Captain America: Civil War.”

Check out the results of the survey here:

Most Anticipated Movie:

  1. “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (December 16)
  2. “Finding Dory” (June 17)
  3. “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” (March 25)
  4. Untitled Jason Bourne Movie (July 29)
  5. “Captain America: Civil War” (May 6)
  6. “Star Trek Beyond” (July 22)
  7. “Independence Day: Resurgence” (June 24)
  8. “X-Men: Apocalypse” (May 27)
  9. “Zoolander No. 2” (February 12)
  10. “The Jungle Book” (April 15)

Most Anticipated Actress:

  1. Melissa McCarthy (“Ghostbusters”)
  2. Scarlett Johansson (“Captain America: Civil War”)
  3. Jennifer Lawrence (“X-Men: Apocalypse”)
  4. Emily Blunt (“The Girl on the Train”)
  5. Charlize Theron (“The Huntsman: Winter’s War”)

Most Anticipated Actor:

  1. Matt Damon (Untitled Jason Bourne Movie)
  2. Will Smith (“Suicide Squad”)
  3. Ryan Reynolds (“Deadpool”)
  4. Ben Affleck (“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”)
  5. George Clooney (“Hail, Caesar!”)

Rising Female Movie Star:

  1. Sophie Turner (“X-Men: Apocalypse”)
  2. Leslie Jones (“Ghostbusters”)
  3. Karen Fukuhara (“Suicide Squad”)
  4. Christina Wren (“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”)
  5. Nadia Hilker (“The Divergent Series: Allegiant”)

Rising Male Movie Star:

  1. Tom Holland (“Captain America: Civil War”)
  2. Riz Ahmed (“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”)
  3. Tye Sheridan (“X-Men: Apocalypse”)
  4. Stephan James (“Race”)
  5. Ed Speleers (“Alice Through the Looking Glass”)

Most Anticipated Comic Book Character Debuting in a Major Role:

  1. Wonder Woman (Gal Godot in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”)
  2. Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds in “Deadpool”)
  3. Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie in “Suicide Squad”)
  4. Aquaman (Jason Momoa in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”)
  5. Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch in “Doctor Strange”)
  6. Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman in “Captain America: Civil War”)
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