The Most Anticipated Movies Still to Come in 2021

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Encanto
> Anticipated: Expected to Premiere on Disney Plus on Wednesday, Nov. 24

Bursting with vibrant color, Disney’s computer-animated fantasy introduces viewers to a magical Colombian family named the Madrigals. Everyone in the family has a special power except Mirabel (voiced by Stephanie Beatriz), who just might be their only hope in the midst of a dangerous threat.

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House of Gucci
> Anticipated: In Theaters on Wednesday, Nov. 24

Director Ridley Scott’s second release in as many months takes place in 1995 and chronicles the infamous murder of fashion magnate Maurizio Gucci (played by Adam Driver). The star-studded affair will offer a candid glimpse into the lifestyles of the rich and famous. Some members of the actual Gucci family have criticized the work as an invasion of privacy.

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Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City
> Anticipated: Expected in Theaters on Wednesday, Nov. 24

Can the “Resident Evil” franchise survive without action star Milla Jovovich? Audiences are about to find out with this upcoming prequel. It sets the action in 1998 and promises to reveal how the whole bloody saga began.

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Nightmare Alley
> Anticipated: In Theaters on Friday, Dec. 3

Director Guillermo del Toro adapts a controversial 1946 novel with his latest psychological thriller, about two expert manipulators (Cate Blanchett and Bradley Cooper). Long before this version, there was an acclaimed 1947 noir based on the same book. Del Toro’s work is not a remake of the previous film, rather a reimagining of the same source material.

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West Side Story
> Anticipated: In Theaters on Friday, Dec. 10

Spielberg’s remake of an award-winning musical explores forbidden love against the culturally charged backdrop of warring gangs. Actress Rita Moreno starred in the original version and she returns here to play a different role.