The Most Anticipated Movies Still to Come in 2021

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Dear Evan Hansen
> Anticipated: In Theaters on Friday, Sept. 24

Broadway star Ben Platt reprises the role of Evan Hansen for this adaptation of an award-winning musical about a high school senior with severe anxiety. When an unexpected event leads to tragedy, Hansen thrusts himself into the local spotlight. The story is loosely inspired by an actual incident.

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Venom: Let There Be Carnage
> Anticipated: In Theaters on Friday, Sept. 24

Journalist Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) and his alien alter-ego return for this big-budget sequel, which pits him against a deadly foe. Hardy was so creatively involved behind the scenes that he ended up receiving his first story credit.

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> Anticipated: Expected in Theaters and on Netflix in Fall 2021

Lin-Manuel Miranda makes his directorial feature debut with this adaptation of an off-Broadway musical. Chronicling the exploits of a struggling theater composer (Andrew Garfield), it doubles as a biopic about real-life icon Jonathan David Larson. It was Larson who created both the original play and also the smash hit “Rent” before passing away at the age of 35.

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After We Fell
> Anticipated: Expected In Theaters in October 2021

Based on the popular novel, this romantic drama is the third installment of the “After” film series. It centers on the relationship between Tessa and Hardin, which takes a turn for the worse when a dark secret comes to light.

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The Many Saints of Newark
> Anticipated: In Theaters on Friday, Oct. 1

“The Sopranos” creator David Chase co-wrote this long-gestating prequel, starring James Gandolfini’s son Michael as a young Tony Soprano. Set in Newark, it examines the future crime boss’s most formative years. An initial 2020 release date was pushed back by over a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.