The Big 2015 Movie Preview!

2015 is here, which means that its time to start getting excited about the filmed entertainment coming to cinemas over the next 12 months

2015 is here – it’s finally actually the year Marty McFly travelled forward to in Back to the Future Part 2! And it’s also a year that’s chock full of big screen surprises, including some of the biggest movie franchises known to the eyes of man.To keep you in the loop, we’ve put together a massive guide to all of the biggest films coming out between January and December 2015. Consider this your guide for planning a trip to the cinema – dive on in![Release dates may changebut were correct at time of writing, and we'll fill in trailers as they appear!]Into the Woods

Meryl Street, Johnny Depp

09/01Stephen Sondheim’s musical about interesting fairy tales comes to the big screen with some huge stars including Emily Blunt and Anna Kendrick.

Big Hero 6

Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit

30/01Already a big hit in the States, Disney’s latest is a wonderful animation about superheroes and the cuddly robots who care for them.

Jupiter Ascending

Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum

06/02From the directors of The Matrix and Cloud Atlas comes a huge sci-fi opera about an ordinary woman who holds the key to saving Earth.

Shaun the Sheep Movie

Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes

06/02Aardman bring Shaun to the big screen in a stop-motion adventure for the whole family – Shaun goes on a mission to the big city to rescue his farmer!

Fifty Shades of Grey

Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson

13/02The source of many column inches, E.L. James’ book gets a big screen adaptation in time for Valentines day.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy

27/02The 2012 original was an unexpected hit (and a bit of a delight) so get ready to check in again! The cast is bolstered this time by Richard Gere and more.

Chappie

Hugh Jackman, Sharlto Copley

06/03District 9 director Neill Blomkamp brings us another slice of strange sci-fi with the story of a robot who just wants to live and let live.

In the Heart of the Sea

Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy

13/03Ron Howards (Apollo 13) takes us to the sea for the terrifying real-life story which inspired Moby Dick - thar she blows!

The Divergent Series – Insurgent

Shailene Woodley, Miles Teller

20/03The first movie was a hit, so here’s the second in right quick fashion. Tris is on the run and finds surprising new allies and enemies.

Cinderella

Helena Bonham Carter, Richard Madden

27/03Disney gives us an all new take on the classic story, with Kenneth Branagh at the helm and a ditzy fairy godmother from Helena Bonham Carter.

The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water 3D

Tom Kenny, Clancy Brown

27/03More than 10 years after the first film, here’s a sequel for ya! The crew head to the surface to stop an evil pirate played by Antonio Banderas.

Furious 7

Paul Walker, Vin Diesel

03/04The gang gets in deep when the events of FF6 come back to haunt them, as Ian Shaw (Jason Statham) has an axe to grind.

The Avengers: Age of Ultron

Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth

24/04Marvel’s continues Phase 2 with the return of the Avengers – this time facing off against a robotic evil voiced by James Spader.

Mad Max: Fury Road

Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron

15/05Decades after the last entry in the series, this Max is back on the road and trying to survive in a grim wasteland full of over the top action scenes

Tomorrowland

George Clooney, Britt Robertson

22/05The Incredibles director Brad Bird has a perfect project in this Disney film about a place where dreams are made of.

San Andreas

Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino

29/05It’s The Rock vs Big Rocks as our favourite action hero gets caught in a massive earthquake and has to head to San Fran to rescue his daughter.

Jurassic World

Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas-Howard

12/06The recent trailer was chock full of dinos and we can’t wait to see what else this new park has in store, from director Colin Trevorrow.

Minions

Sandra Bullock, John Hamm

26/06Before they met Gru, three brave Minions go out on a globe-trotting adventure to find a new evil master to serve.

Terminator Genisys

Emilia Clarke, Jason Clarke

03/07Forget what you know, this new take on the Terminator story sees Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) travel back to a very different past to save Sarah Connor.

Ted 2

Seth McFarlane, Mark Wahlberg

10/07The sequel to the comedy hit sees Ted looking to father a child (yes really) which gets him into all kinds of legal trouble.

Ant-Man

Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas

17/07Marvel’s Phase 2 ends with Ant-Man – a film about a man who can grow to the size of an ant and retain his strength. Also he can control ants with his mind.

Pan

Hugh Jackman, Rooney Mara

17/07Joe Wright (Hanna, Anna Karenina) is conjuring up a gorgeous origin story for the character of Peter Pan. Hugh Jackman looks insane here.

Inside Out

Amy Poehler, Bill Hader

24/07From the genius-level sorts at Pixar comes an internal look at the emotions which run us – this one is going to be something special.

The Fantastic Four

Miles Teller, Kate Mara

06/08A reboot of the series with a super young cast and the director of Chronicle, this could be just the shot in the arm it needs.Man from U.N.C.L.E

Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer

14/08For once, a new film that’s still set in the original period – Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin work in the 60’s to stop a subversive foreign agency.Pixels

Adam Sandler, Peter Dinklage

14/08Based on a cool 2010 short film, a group of ageing friends reconnect to save the world when aliens take our video games as a declaration of war.

The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Dylan O’Brien, Will Poulter

18/09The sequel continues the story of the group who survived the labyrinth but live outside is more harsh and terrifying than they ever imagined.Frankenstein

Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy

02/10The classic story, but told from the perspective of lab assistant Igor – a hunchback who was befriended by the scientist Victor Frankenstein.The Jungle Book

Bill Murray, Idris Elba

16/10Disney goes back to the classic Rudyard Kipling story for a new take from director John Favreau (Iron Man)Bond 24

Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes

23/10There’s no title yet for the next from James Bond but we do know Skyfall director Sam Mendes is returning and there might be a role for Christophe Waltz.Last Witch Hunter

Vin Diesel

06/11Another massive action-adventure for Mr Diesel, fighting the covens of New York in the modern day with the help of a fetching witch (Rose Leslie).The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson

20/11The final part of the series arrives. It’s been an emotional ride so far and there are more challenges for Katniss before the end as she attacks the Capitol head on.The Good Dinosaur

John Lithgow, Frances McDormand

27/11This alternative history asks what would have happened if the dinosaurs didn’t go extinct? Apparently, they’d talk and be cute and stuff.Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill

18/12The recent trailer caught the attention of the world and it’s looking epic indeed. Set 30 years after the original trilogy, old and new characters face a new threat to the galaxy.

Mission: Impossible 5

Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg

26/12You just can’t keep Tom Cruise down – he’s back doing his own insane stunts in this fourth sequel, directed by Christopher McQuarrie.In Short: 2015 is here, which means that its time to start getting excited about the filmed entertainment coming to cinemas over the next 12 months

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