Top 5 movies that movie fanatics should be on the lookout for in 2022

From mid-2021 all that has been showing was trailers of movies yet to be premiered in 2022 and now finally it is 2022 the movies will finally showcase.

Movie 1: The 355

Directed by: Simon Kinberg

Opened on: January 7, 2022 (formerly January 14, 2022)Veteran X-Men writer and director Simon Kinberg helms this spy thriller about a group of international agents (played by a star-studded A-list ensemble) who band together to recover a top-secret weapon from a dangerous mercenary. This film was delayed one year from its original January, 2021 release. Starring: Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong’o, Diane Kruger, Penelope Cruz, Fan Bingbing, Sebastian Stan, Edgar Ramirez

Movie 2: Scream 

Directed by: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett

Opening on: January 14

The directing duo known as “Radio Silence” who brought us 2019’s Ready or Not take on Ghostface in a new entry in Wes Craven’s meta horror franchise, with veteran stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette all set to return. Details on plot are still thin at the moment, but bet on the film to continue the mythology surrounding Sidney Prescott and her truamatic, very unlucky past. Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Jack Quaid, Jenna Ortega, Melissa Barrera, Dylan Minnette, Marley Shelton

Movie 3: Marry me

Directed by: Kat Coiro

Opening on: February 11

After securing some of the most glowing reviews of her career for her stellar turn in 2019’s Hustlers, Jennifer Lopez makes a return to rom-coms in this story about a pop star who marries a stranger in one of her crowds (Owen Wilson) after she discovers her partner has been having an affair. This film was pushed back a year from its planned 2021 release. Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson, Sarah Silverman, John Bradley, Maluma

Movie 4: Death on the Nile 

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Opening on: February 11, 2022 (formerly September 17, 2021)

Kenneth Branagh will return as detective Hercule Poirot following the surprise success of 2017’s Murder on the Orient Express, which Branagh also directed. So far, big names like Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Annette Bening, Letitia Wright, and Rose Leslie have joined the whodunit. Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Annette Bening, Rose Leslie, Letitia Wright

Movie 5 Uncharted

Directed by: Ruben Fleischer

Opening on: February 18, 2022 (formerly February 11, 2022)

This Indiana Jones-styled action-adventure film, based on the popular video game series of the same name, has been floating around in development for more than a decade, but it wasn’t until June of 2019 that we got some solid forward movement on it. Tom Holland was confirmed to star in the film as the central hero, Nathan Drake, and it officially went into production in early 2020. It lands here after several shifts in the release schedule; let’s hope it stays here. Starring: Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Antonio Banderas, Sophia Taylor Ali, Tati Gabrielle

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