The Most Anticipated Movies Still to Come in 2021

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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
> Anticipated: In Theaters on Friday, Sept. 3

Marvel Studios brings another comic book character to the bring screen with this martial arts actioner. After an encounter with the villainous Ten Rings organization, superhero Shang-Chi (Simu Liu) must confront the past he left behind.

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> Anticipated: Premieres on Prime Video on Friday, Sept. 3

The second live-action adaptation of “Cinderella” in less than a decade, this musical retelling stars Camila Cabello as the famous fairy tale character. Produced by Sony, it will arrive directly onto the Amazon Prime Video streaming platform.

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> Anticipated: In Theaters and on HBO Max on Friday, Sept. 10

Director James Wan returns to his horror roots with this sure-to-be-gripping thriller, based on an original idea. Details are being kept under wraps, but the story involves two women who are on the run from a deadly monster. Look for it in theaters or on HBO Max.

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The Card Counter
> Anticipated: Expected in Theaters on Friday, Sept. 10

The second coming of Hollywood veteran Paul Schrader continues with this American crime drama, which he wrote and directed. It puts a seasoned gambler (Oscar Isaac) on the path to redemption when he takes a vengeful young man (Tye Sheridan) under his wing. Tiffany Haddish and Willem Dafoe co-star and Martin Scorsese was executive producer.

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Cry Macho
> Anticipated: In Theaters on Friday, Sept. 17

This Western drama represents the latest film from 91-year-old director Clint Eastwood, who also stars. Based on a novel, it follows a washed-up horse breeder (Eastwood) on a transformational journey through Mexico in 1978.