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Heather Snowden

Have you recovered from the Star Wars hype yet? If not you better sort that out pronto because 2016 is set to be an absolute winner. With 7 huge movies bursting out of the Marvel & DC universes, you need to prepare yourself for a year of out-of-control superhero madness.

Here's our list of absolute must sees, in order of release. Get them in your diary now:

1. Deadpool

When: February 12, 2016

Synopsis: Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) is gifted with accelerated healing powers and a dark sense of humor. Adopting the alter ego Deadpool after a rogue operation, he quests to hunt down the man who nearly destroyed his life.

2. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

When: March 25, 2016

Synopsis: Batman (Ben Affleck) pursues a personal vendetta against Superman (Henry Cavill). However, whilst they're at war, mankind faces a bigger and darker threat than ever before.

3. Captain America: Civil War

When: May 6, 2016

Synopsis: The Avengers are left in turmoil after a feud between Tony Stark and Steve Rogers results in a fracturing of the team. With Stark leading a pro-government faction and Rogers standing for unregulated freedom, how will the group unite to save the world from the threat of a new enemy?

4. X-Men: Apocalypse

When: May 27, 2016

Synopsis: Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac) is the first and strongest mutant in the X-Men Universe. Immortal and invincible, he awakes after a 1000 year slumber and dismayed at the state of the world, recruits a group of mutants and embarks on a mass cleansing to create a new planet in which he will reign.

5. Suicide Squad

When: August 5, 2016

Synopsis: The government enlists Task Force X, otherwise known as The Suicide Squad, who despite hating each other must cooperate to execute dangerous tasks in return for shorter prison sentences.

6. Gambit

When: October 7, 2016

Synopsis: Plot currently unknown.

7. Doctor Strange

When: November 4, 2016

Synopsis: Sorcerer Supreme (Benedict Cumberbatch) takes a brilliant but arrogant surgeon, whose career has been devastated, under his wing and provides training to defend the world against evil. Check out the awesome fan-made trailer above!

Source: Comic Book


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