Your Upcoming Movies for the 2023 School Year

With 2022 coming to an end, and 2023 preparing to kick off, many movies have finished production and are ready to be released to the public. Next year’s projects will be action-packed with long awaited films that were previously postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


Marvel Studios’ “Kraven the Hunter” will be released on Jan. 13, 2023, being the first Marvel film to hit the big screen during the new years. The film will follow the iconic Spider-Man villain Kraven the Hunter and his origin story on striving to prove that he is the best hunter.


“Ant-Man And The Wasp: Quantumania,” the long-awaited sequel to the 2018 movie “Ant-Man And The Wasp,” will finally come to theaters on Feb. 17, 2023. There are currently no details as to what the plot is or what the movie will follow.


Commonly known as a board game and even a major plot point in the popular Netflix series “Stranger Things,” Dungeons and Dragons will be getting a reboot to its film series. The movie will be called “Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves” and will star Chris Pine, Regé-Jean Page, and Hugh Grant. The movie is due for release on March 3, 2023.

The first DC film of next year, “Aquaman and The Lost Kingdom,” stars Jason Momoa as the king of Atlantis himself and will be shown on the big screen on March 17, 2023. Even after receiving criticism due to the Johnny Depp court trial, Amber Heard will be returning to her role as Mera. However, it has been said her screen time will be cut down to a minimum of 10 minutes.

Baba Yaga returns as the fourth chapter of John Wick is ready to release on March 24, 2023. Keanu Reeves will be returning as the infamous Mr. Wick for his quadrilogy. With the Chapter 3 release back in 2019, this is definitely one of the most anticipated movies set to release.

Be ready to scream off of your seats because the sixth film in the franchise, “Scream 6,” will be coming to theaters on March 31, 2023. Actress Courtney Cox, is set to be returning for the sixth time as Gale Weather. Will she survive this time?


Sit back and grab your mushrooms for the most anticipated animation, “Super Mario Bros.” Originally scheduled for release in 2022, the film is rescheduled to come out on April 7, 2023. It will feature well-known actors, such as Jack Black voicing Bowser, and Seth Rogen voicing Donkey Kong.

With YouTubers, such as the Paul and Olatunji brothers, settling their conflict in the ring, the boxing community has been expanding over the past few years. With the biographic drama “Heart of a Lion” releasing on April 7, 2023, the community is bound to expand once again. The film will follow the life of George Foreman and his journey from an Olympic Gold Medalist to World Heavyweight Champion, and finding his faith, retiring, and becoming a preacher. Forest Whitaker will be taking on the role of Foreman.


Prepare to explore the galaxy once more because the Guardians of the Galaxy are making a return. On May 3, 2023, we will be reunited with Peter Quill and his friends Groot, Rocket, and Drax in their third film, “Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 3.”

Actress Halle Bailey will be starring as Ariel in the first major live-action Disney adaptation of the classic animation “The Little Mermaid.” The film is set to release on May 26, 2023.


SHAZAM! Is what we’ll be hearing on June 2, 2023, as Zachary Levi makes a return to play Billy Batson, also known as Shazam, in the sequel “Shazam! Fury of the Gods.” With the last movie being one of the best-rated DC films, our hopes are high for this long-awaited project.

After a year of eagerly waiting, “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” is ready to swing by theaters on June 2, 2023. Being a sequel to one of, if not the best animated movies to release, we have high hopes as we are expecting many cameos to be shown throughout the film. Like many, we are mostly excited for Oscar Isaac’s performance as the beloved Spider-Man 2099.

The year of 2023 is definitely the year for films. With a mixture of Marvel and DC, and even long-awaited sequels, such as John Wick, film enthusiasts and reviewers, such as myself, will definitely be having a packed schedule next year.