38 Upcoming Sci-Fi Films of 2023

Questioning what new upcoming sci-fi films 2023 and 2024 will convey us? We’ve received you lined with the MASSIVE record under.

It’s the daybreak of a brand new decade, which suggests that there’s a complete new wave of sci-fi films so that you can take pleasure in. From alien invasions, a number of realities, robots studying to be human, and extra sequels than you can presumably think about; we received you lined with an inventory of doubtless nice (or so horrible they’re nice) sci-fi films for 2023 and past. So mark your calendars now.

Judging by the record, the brand new roaring 20s goes to be a good time for sci-fi lovers; not simply because there are loads of films with explosions and handsome superheroes (though there are many these). Lots of the films on the record discover our rising relationship and dependence on expertise (for higher and for worse), our relationship with the environment, and what it means to be human. So there’s loads to look ahead to right here.

Listed here are all the very best upcoming sci-fi films of 2023, 2024, and past to look ahead to.

Be aware: We tried to avoid the sci-fi horror stuff as a result of that’s a rabbit gap we didn’t need to go down on this submit (and it additionally deserves its personal record sooner or later). However, we thought a useful sci-fi film launch calendar could be nice (we had been proper).

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Launch Date: April 7, 2023
Starring: Robbie Amell, Jordana Brewster, Simu Liu, Sam Worthington
Director: April Mullen

2The Black Demon

Launch Date: April 28, 2023
Starring: Josh Lucas, Fernanda Urrejola, Héctor Jiménez, Raúl Méndez
Director: Adrian Grunberg

3Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Launch Date: Could 5, 2023
Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillian, Vin Diesel
Director: James Gunn

Appears like we’re getting a 3rd Guardians of the Galaxy film, in any case, just a bit later than anticipated. After the firing and re-hiring of director and author James Gunn, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is going on…in 2022…or 2023. Whereas we don’t know a lot in regards to the plot, Karen Gillian, who performs Nebula within the movie sequence says in an interview with THR that she’s learn the script and “thinks it’s the very best of the trilogy.” Hey, that’s ok for us. Zoe Saldana will likely be returning as Gamora, solely this time she’ll be a youthful time-traveled model of herself. And Groot will likely be Groot.

4Transformers: Rise of the Beasts

Launch Date: June 9, 2023
Starring: Michelle Yeoh, Dominique Fishback, Ron Perlman, Peter Dinklage
Director: Steven Caple Jr.

5The Flash

Launch Date: June 16, 2023
Starring: Ben Affleck, Michael Shannon, Michael Keaton, Ezra Miller
Director: Andy Muschietti

6Blue Beetle

Launch Date: August 18, 2023
Starring: Xolo Maridueña, Bruna Marquezine, George Lopez, Susan Sarandon
Director: Angel Manuel Soto

7Kraven The Hunter

Launch Date: October 6, 2023
Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Russell Crowe, Alessandro Nivola, Ariana DeBose
Director: J.C. Chandor

8Dune: Half Two

Launch Date: October 19, 2023
Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Florence Pugh, Austin Butler, Zendaya, Dave Bautista
Director: Denis Villeneuve

9The Marvels

Launch Date: November 10, 2023
Starring: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Zawe Ashton
Director: Nia DaCosta

10Insurgent Moon

Launch Date: December 22, 2023
Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Sofia Boutella, Jena Malone, Anthony Hopkins
Director: Zack Snyder

11Ghostbusters Sequel (Firehouse)

Launch Date: December 22, 2023
Starring: TBA
Director: Jason Reitman


Launch Date: TBA
Starring: Chris Hemsworth
Director: Michael Bay

Unhealthy information everybody: Stephen Spielburg has pulled out directing Robopocalypse and is being changed with… Michael Bay. *Collective groan*. The film relies on the 2011 e-book Robopocalyspe by Daniel H. Wilson and is about a pc scientist who unintentionally unleashes a super-intelligent but childlike A.I. named Archos R-14 who plans on eliminating the human race after turning into self-aware. The movie has been in limbo since 2012 so it’s starting to look not like that the movie will ever be made in any respect, which can be excellent news if Michael Bay is now within the director’s seat. Yikes.

13Maintain Again the Stars

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: John Boyega, Letitia Wright
Director: Mike Cahill

Star Wars hero John Boyega and Black Panther’s Letitia Wright have picked up the main roles for the upcoming sci-fi film, Maintain Again the Stars, which is an adaptation of final 12 months’s hit sci-fi e-book by Katie Khan.

The e-book follows the story of a person and girl who’re trapped in house with solely 90 minutes of oxygen left, and to cross the time, they delve into the various reminiscences of their love affair on Earth. Primarily, the story performs out like Romeo & Juliet in Area.

The movie is being directed by Mike Cahill, and as of proper now, the movie is in indie standing, with no studio connected simply but. However now with large stars connected, it ought to see a neater time discovering a studio.

In fact, Boyega is now a mega-star due to his position as Finn within the latest Star Wars trilogy, so any movie he’s connected to will pique loads of curiosity from sci-fi followers as it’s. After which, once you add in Wright, who had the lead in one of the vital memorable episodes of Black Mirror and a job in Black Panther, it’s clear that Maintain Again the Stars has some severe sci-fi expertise.

14The Six Billion Greenback Man

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Launch Date: TBA
Starring: Mark Wahlberg
Director: Travis Knight

We will rebuild him, we have now the expertise. The basic 1970’s TV present starring Lee Majors is getting a reboot for 2020, together with a title change from The Six Million Greenback Man to The Six Billion Greenback Man, to account for inflation. Whereas not a lot is understood in regards to the plot, it should star Mark Wahlberg who will play former astronaut Steve Austin who good points superhuman energy after being “re-built” with bionic implants and employed by the U.S Authorities. With Bumblebee director Travis Knight on board, this will likely be an important film in case you like loads of motion and explosions along with your sci-fi.

15Star Blazers Film

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: TBA

The script for the Star Blazers filmprimarily based on the cult anime TV sequence from the Nineteen Seventies, is at present being written by Zach Dean (the man who wrote Deadfall). [more via Den of Geek]

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16Alien: Covenant Sequel

Alien Covenant

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: Ridley Scott

The ultimate Alien: Covenant movie will mark the top of the Alien prequels, and it’ll be directed by Ridley Scott.

The newest replace notes that it’s at present being written, so it appears to be like like we’re nonetheless fairly a methods away.

17Machete Kills Once more in Area

machete kills in space

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: Danny Trejo
Director: Robert Rodriguez

Voz makes an attempt to begin a nuclear conflict on Earth after which flees to house. Machete follows. Or perhaps he doesn’t, as a result of we haven’t heard a factor in regards to the movie’s progress all 12 months.

18Poisonous Avenger

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: Peter Dinklage
Director: Macon Blair

The Poisonous Avenger turned a cult basic after hitting the famed Bleecker Road Cinemas in late 1985. It spawned a number of sequels, a stage musical, a online game and a children cartoon too. Now the franchise is hoping for a comeback, and The Poisonous Avenger reboot has employed a author to assist accomplish that.

Legendary Photos has introduced on Macon Blair to put in writing the script for The Poisonous Avenger reboot. Blair has spent nearly all of his time within the movie trade as an actor. However extra just lately he’s been behind the digicam within the position of author and director.

Just a few years in the past, Blair wrote and directed I Don’t Really feel at House in This World Anymore. The film gained Blair the Austin Movie Award at 2018’s Austin Movie Critics Affiliation. And Blair gained the Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic class on the Sundance Movie Competition in 2017. The film now has a house at Netflix.

As for The Poisonous Avenger reboot, Blair’s new take probably gained’t stray too removed from the unique supply materials. Written and directed by Michael Herz and Lloyd Kaufman, the movie is described as a superhero comedy splatter flick.

The unique had a B-movie, campy really feel. And it turned famend for that includes a ton of comically grotesque violence. The plot revolved round a younger man from New Jersey. Working as a janitor, the dweeby fellow was relentlessly harassed by bullies on the well being membership he labored at.

Sooner or later these bullies started chasing him, and in an try to flee, he fell from a window and landed right into a drum of poisonous waste. The chemical substances remodeled the as soon as weak man into The Poisonous Avenger. Who then vowed to take down bullies and the corrupt in spectacularly disturbing methods.

No timetable was revealed for once we may even see The Poisonous Avenger reboot in theaters. However  Legendary has made the mission a precedence. Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz are on board as producers, with Alex Garcia and Jay Ashenfelter shepherding the movie for the studio.

Whether or not you’re a fan of horror, sci-fi, or comedy, it’s best to discover one thing to love about this absurdly excessive franchise.


Launch Date: TBA
Starring: Caiyu Yang
Director: Mark Waters

What would occur when Earth regularly loses its gravity? Whereas the thought is terrifying alone, a street-wise American con-man and a Chinese language scientist (Caiyu Yang) should save the Earth earlier than it’s too late. That’s the plot of the film Inversion that’s at present nonetheless in pre-production. Little is know in regards to the movie aside from 500 Days of Summer time director Mark Waters is about to direct the movie.  Extra to come back as information is available in.

20The Blob

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Launch Date: TBA
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson

In fact, all of us keep in mind the unique The Blob film, after which the brand new iteration in 1988. Now, The Blob will get a 3rd Hollywood redux. This time, hopefully, it gained’t appear to be a ball of cherry Jello. The film will likely be directed by Simon West (Con AirLara Croft: Tomb Raider), with Samuel L. Jackson connected to star. Is it doable to make such a ridiculous idea related to at the moment’s horror sci-fi viewers?

21Alien Sleeper Cell

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: TBA

Wachowski brothers’ protege James McTeigue (V for Vendetta) is about to direct Alien Sleeper Cell, a sci-fi thriller with parts of The Bourne Id and TV’s The People set in an alien invasion state of affairs.

22Tron: Ares (Tron 3)

Launch Date: December 19, 2025
Starring: Jared Leto

No particulars can be found but, however in line with CinemaBlend, it’s nonetheless occurring (for some purpose).


robotech movie release

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: Andy Muschietti

A live-action Robotech (Macross) film is within the works—though we don’t understand how lengthy it is going to be in movie limbo. Initially, the movie was set to star Leonardo DiCaprio, however our intestine tells us that in all probability gained’t occur. Whereas we don’t have casting information or perhaps a stable plot but, we DO know that It and Mama director, Andy Muschietti is set to direct the movie. Muschietti has been a fan of Robotech since childhood and has a private connection to the sequence. So if the movie ever does get made, it is going to be fascinating to see how Muschietti does it.

24Area Invaders

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: TBA

We aren’t fairly positive why Hollywood retains eager to make big-budget films primarily based on our favourite childhood video games, and we aren’t positive why they gained’t cease. Critically, who retains asking for these movies? Who thinks they’re good concepts? Anyway, Area Invaders goes to be a film, we guess. That is additional complicated because the recreation doesn’t actually have a backstory or lore. The epic failure of the newest online game film, Pixels, offers us hope that the mission may keep in growth hell. However actually? It’s solely a matter of time earlier than a Pong: The Film is made and humanity lastly involves an finish.

25Untitled Sci-Fi Courtroom Drama

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: Darren Aronofsky

Particulars are tremendous scarce for this mission, however again in July 2017 The Monitoring Board reported that director Darren Aronofsky will direct a courtroom drama revolving round synthetic intelligence.

26Solely You

Launch Date: TBA
Solid: David Oyelowo
Director: Jacob Estes

A time journey thriller from Blumhouse that’s being directed by Jacob Estes, the author of 2017’s Rings. That’s just about all we all know at this level, however keep tuned for extra.

27Mass Impact

Launch Date: TBA
Solid: TBA

There’s a Mass Impact film at present in manufacturing by Legendary Photos with EA and Bioware in tow. We don’t know whether or not the film will start with Commander Shepard main his workforce on a mission to defeat an historic alien race.

28Mad Max: The Wasteland

Launch Date: TBA
Solid: Tom Hardy, Ahmed Adel
Director: George Miller

Comply with-up to Mad Max: Fury Highway.

29The Division Film

The Division

Launch Date: TBA
Solid: Jessica Chastain, Jake Gyllenhaal
Director: Stephen Gaghan

Whereas clearly not initially a online game, calling the upcoming The Division film something however a online game film could be flawed. With out Ubisoft’s The Divisionthere wouldn’t be a film. It’s primarily based on the works of Tom Clancy, and it follows the battle to take again NYC.


Launch Date: TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: Roland Emmerich

It’ll observe the identical story as the unique, the place an archaeologist and a bunch of marines uncover a portal to a different world. We do know that the movie has been placed on maintain till after the Independence Day sequel has been accomplished.

31Luna Park

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: Tom Cruise
Director: Doug Liman

One other Tom Cruise and Doug Liman sci-fi film? Okay, cool. An enormous finances sci-fi movie that revolves round a bunch of renegade workers who enterprise to the moon to steal a large supply of vitality.

32Halo Film

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: TBA

The film primarily based on the longstanding online game franchise of the identical title.

33Reside Die Repeat and Repeat (Fringe of Tomorrow sequel)

Launch Date: TBA
Director: Doug Liman
Starring: TBA

2014’s Fringe of Tomorrow is criminally underrated. The Emily Blunt and Tom Cruise led (sure, in that order) sci-fi motion flick was wonderful, and a sequel has been talked about for years now. Warner Bros. has insisted they need one other installment, however nothing ever materialized. Right now although lastly brings phrase that an Fringe of Tomorrow sequel has been formally greenlit.

Breaking information means that Matthew Robinson, author and director of The Invention of Mendacity, submitted a pitch to the studio that received the execs excited. Warner Bros. employed Robinson to put in writing the script, with the intention additionally for Doug Liman to return to direct. Blunt and Cruise would as soon as once more star.

The information of Warner Bros. choosing up Robinson’s pitch is much-needed progress for the Fringe of Tomorrow sequel. Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse had been employed in April 2016 to pen the follow-up. No matter their take was, Warner Bros. apparently wasn’t . Although Liman hyped the concept by stating it might “revolutionize how individuals make sequels” and that it might be “a lot better than the unique movie”. Liman additionally went on to explain the mission as “a sequel that’s a prequel”.

It’s unclear whether or not any of Shrapnel, Waterhouse, and Liman’s preliminary visions made it into Robinson’s pitch. Regardless, Warner Bros. is and it appears to be like like we’re lastly in line for the Fringe of Tomorrow sequel that sci-fi followers have been hoping for.

A sequel was by no means a assure from the studio. Although Fringe of Tomorrow holds a Rotten Tomatoes common of 90%, it didn’t blow anybody away with its field workplace numbers. With a delicate week one opening it pulled in $20.1 million throughout 5,018 screens. Week two introduced it to a complete of 19,000 screens and earned the movie $82 million worldwide. In complete, Fringe of Tomorrow grossed roughly $370.5 million.

Warner Bros.’ Fringe of Tomorrow sequel will probably go quiet as soon as once more as Matthew Robinson churns out his script.


armada movie

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: TBA
Author: Dan Mazeau

Based mostly on the best-selling novel by Ernest Cline of the identical title.

35Rendezvous with Rama

rendezvous with rama

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: TBA

Based mostly on the Arthur C. Clarke novel of the identical title, the film will observe a workforce of astronauts who’re despatched on a mission to discover a large interstellar spaceship heading straight for the solar. Wish to know extra in regards to the e-book? It’s on our record of the greatest sci-fi books of all-time.


Launch Date: TBA
Starring: Vin Diesel
Director: David Twohy

Riddick lastly finds his house planet within the long-awaited 4th movie within the Riddick franchise. The movie will likely be rated R. Apparently, it is going to be the primary of the ultimate two Riddick movies, with the primary movie really revolving round going via the Underverse and the second round really being on Furia.

37Pale Blue Dot

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: Zazie Beetz, Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm
Director: Noah Hawley

Pale Blue Dot is a movie that facilities round a feminine astronaut who begins to lose her grip on actuality upon returning again to Earth.

38RoboCop Returns

RoboCop Sequel

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: Neil Bloomkamp

MGM has made Neil Bloomkamp chargeable for a model new RoboCop reboot (of the reboot?) referred to as RoboCop Returns. The movie is being produced by the unique movie’s writers, Ed Neumeier and Michael Miner. The plot is straightforward: RoboCop returns to Detroit as the town’s destiny hangs within the steadiness.


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