5 Upcoming Movies We Can't Wait to See

5 Upcoming Movies We Can't Wait to See

Start popping your popcorn now.

Start popping your popcorn now.

Text: Ndey Buri

With 2017 already producing stellar flicks such as Ghost  in the Shell and Get Out, movie buffs everywhere can rejoice in the fact that more are on the horizon. V compiled a list of the ones to watch.

I Am: Heath Ledger

I Am: Heath Ledger. Photo courtesy of Spike.

The highly-anticipated film shares an intimate glimpse into the life and career of late actor Heath Ledger. Directed by Derik Murray and Adrian Buitenhuis, the biography documentary, which premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, consists of hours of footage captured by Ledger himself and gives viewers an almost eerie view into the creative eyes of the actor. I Am: Heath Ledger premieres May 3.

Everything, Everything

Everything, Everything comes out May 19th!

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Based on the best-selling novel by Nicola Yoon, Stella Meghie-directed Everything, Everything tells the romantic tale of Madeline (Amandla Stenberg) and Olly (Nick Robinson). Though the story features classic "young love" movie tropes, the pair's story is far from ordinary. Madeline, 18, suffers from severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)— a condition which forbids her from leaving her home. She is under the constant care of her nurse and her physician mother (Anika Noni Rose). When Olly moves in next door, everything seems to change for Madeline as she explores the possibility of life, and love, outside of the confines of her home. Everything, Everything premieres May 19.

The Circle

Starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks and directed by James Ponsoldt, The Circle, adapted from Dave Eggers' 2013 novel, follows Mae (Watson) as she lands her dream job at The Circle—an influential technology and social media company run by Eamon Bailey (Hanks). The "groundbreaking" experiment Mae believes she joined quickly takes a dark turn as she learns that each decision made may soon affect her friends, family, and humanity. In today's cyber security environment, The Circle proves highly relevant and warns of the potential dangers of modern technology. Somebody is always watching. The Circle premieres April 28.

Below Her Mouth

Below Her Mouth. Photo courtesy of Instagram @belowhermouth

V favorite Erika Linder stars in Below Her Mouth alongside actress Natalie Krill which tells the story of the love affair between Dallas (Linder) and Jasmine (Krill). The film, directed by April Mullen, premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival and was spearheaded by an all-female production crew. Below Her Mouth premieres April 28.

It

It. Photo courtesy of Instagram @itmovieofficial

Following the first successful miniseries in 1990, the 2017 adaptation of Stephen King's novel,"It," follows seven boys from Derry, Maine who are stalked and terrorized by Pennywise the Dancing Clown. Directed by Andrés Muschietti, the film explores Pennywise's supernatural shape shifting and manipulation tactics that inflict constant fear. If the 1990 miniseries didn't do much to scare you, Pennywise is back this time with glowing, yellow eyes, and razor sharp teeth. It premieres September 8.

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