10 Most Anticipated Superhero Movies Fans Are Looking Forward To In 2023

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) now dominates the superhero film genre with a sophisticated cast of characters and challenging yet intriguing world-building. Hence DCEU attempts to create its own cinematic universe using a variety of animated comic book characters such as Aquaman and Shazam.

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In 2022, many superhero films have been successfully released by two of the biggest names in the industry, including Thor: Love and Thunder, DC League of Super Pets, black adam, and last, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. 2023 will be a plethora of highly anticipated superhero movies that will leave fans unable to keep still.


“Kraven the Hunter”

a man and an animated version of a wild man

Kraven the Hunter is an upcoming superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. It is slated to be Sony’s fourth film set in the Spider-Man universe. The film will follow the titular character as he becomes fixated on capturing Spider-Man.

A most violent year Director, JC Chandor to direct the film. Aaron Taylor Johnson was cast along with the lead role of Kraven the Hunter Russell Crowe, Fred Hechinger, Christopher Abbottand Ariana DeBose. The film is slated to hit theaters on October 6, 2023.

“Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania”

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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania will be released on February 17, 2023. The sequel to ant man will start phase 5. The second ant man The film continues with Cassie, Scott’s teenage daughter, creating a satellite that communicates with the Quantum Realm.

Next to Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lily, MichaelDouglas, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jonathan Majorsand Randall Park will reprise their roles from previous MCU films, and a new member has been added and replaced to the cast Emma Fuhrman is Kathryn Newton as Cassie Long.

“Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom”

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Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom serves as a sequel to the 2018 Aquaman. Although director James Wan has stated that the film will be heavily influenced by the cult horror film of the 1960s Planet of the VampiresWarner Bros. has not yet officially confirmed the plot.

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Jason Momoa will reprise his role as Aquaman/Arthur Curry along with Patrick Wilson as Arthur’s half-brother Orm Marius, belongs to amber as Mera, Temuera Morrison as Arthur’s father Tom Curry and Nicole Kidman as Atlanna. The film is scheduled to hit theaters on December 25, 2023.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 will be in theaters on May 5, 2023, directed byJames Gunn. The third Guardians film will focus on completing a conclusion to its main characters’ personal arcs following their travel time with Thor (Chris Hemsworth).

The original Guardians will reprise their roles, including Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, David Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Pom Klementieffand Karen Gillan. are newcomers to the film midsummer Star, Will Poulter as Adam Warlock, Chukwudi Iwuji as the High Evolutionary, and Maria Bakalova as Cosmo the Space Dog.

“Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse”

Animated Spiderman fighting an unknown figure

A sequel from 2018 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is an upcoming 2023 animated superhero film starring Marvel Comics character Miles Morales aka Spider-Man. In the new film, Miles Morales will travel across the multiverse to battle an opponent more formidable than any foe he’s ever faced, so he must team up with Gwen Stacy and a new team of Spider-People.

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The cast from the first film will return underneath in 2023 Shameik Moore as Miles Morales, Hailee Steinfeld as Gwen Stacy, Oscar Isaac as Miguel O’Hara, JakeJohnson, Issa Rae, Brian Tyree Henry, Daniel Kaluya, Shea Whigham and Jason Schwartzman as The Stain. The film is slated to hit theaters on June 2, 2023.

‘The Lightning’

one red superhero, one animated and one live action

The Lightningbased on DC Comics, directed by It Director, Andy Pussetti. The film will follow Barry Allen/The Flash as he travels back in time to stop his mother’s murder, but it has unexpected repercussions.

Ezra Miller reprises his role as Barry Allen/Flash alongside him Ron Livingston as Henry Allen, Michael Shannon as General Zod, Kiersey Clemons as Iris West, Antje Traue as Faora-ul and Sasha Calle as Supergirl. Michael Keaton will join the cast as another version of Wayne from an alternate universe. The release date for this movie is June 23, 2023.

‘The wonders’

Three female superheroes

The wonders will feature characters fans will recognize from previous MCU films such as Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel, Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel and Monica Rambeau. The film will serve directly as a sequel to the 2019 Captain Marvel With Brie Larson. The film will presumably deal with the Ms. Marvel post-credits scene where Carol Danvers switched places with Kamala.

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As mentioned, The wonders will feature three debut MCU female superheroes, so its actors will reprise their roles, including Larson as Carol Danvers, Teyonah Parris as Monica Rambeau and Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan, along with Samuel L Jacksonis Nick Fury. are new additions to the cast Zawe Ashton, Park Seo Joonand Tony McCarthy. The projected release date for the film is July 28, 2023.

‘Blue Beetle’

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Blue Beetle based on the DC Comics character also known as Jaime Reyes. The film will focus on Jaime’s heroic origin story and his conflicts with antagonist Victoria Kord and possibly longtime Blue Beetle villain Carapax the Indestructible Man.

Xolo Mariduenawho is best known for his work onCobra Kai and parenting will lead the cast in the role of the title character. Additionally, Bruna Marquezine will play Penny, Reyes’ love interest, Belissa Escobedo as Milagros Reyes, Jaime’s little sister, Suzanne Sarandon as Victoria Kord, Raoul Trujillo as Carapax the indestructible man and more. The film is scheduled to hit theaters on August 18, 2023.

‘Shazam! wrath of the gods

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Shazam! wrath of the gods continues to follow the story of teenager Billy Batson who becomes Shazam, an adult superhero, by saying the magic word “SHAZAM!”. David F SandbergDirector of the first film, will return to direct this new sequel.

Zachary Levi will return as Shazam meanwhile Ash Angel will continue to play Billy Batson, along with Jack Dylan Grazer as Freddy Freeman, Adam Brody as superhero Freddy, Meagan Good as superhero Darla, Faith Herman as Darla Dudley and other familiar faces from the first film. The film also added new cast members including Lucy Liu as Calypso and Helen Mirren as Hespera. The release date for Shazam! wrath of the gods is March 17, 2023.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

A group of turtle ninjas

An upcoming reboot of the animated superhero film called Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Chaos based on the Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird-designed characters coming soon to theaters on August 4, 2023.

There is currently no official synopsis available for the film. However, the film will serve as a starting point for a new series of films focusing on the TMNT’s most notable opponents. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Chaosis said to be headed by jeff rowe and Kyler Spearsproduced by and with Seth Rogen and Shamon Brown Jr.

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