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Even without the crazy transformations she went through for her award-winning performance in Monster and her iconic turn as Imperator Furiosa in Max Max: Fury Road, Charlize Theron has always wowed us with her incredible acting skills and killer looks. Now she's nearing 50 acting credits on her IMDb page with projects that are as varied as they're exciting.

You might not know what upcoming Charlize Theron releases there are set to be and what she's up to in 2017. So to help keep you on top of this extremely talented lady‘s anticipated new movie releases, we've made a handy list of the next Charlize Theron films. From Tully, to Atomic Blonde, to Gringo, the latest flicks from Charlize Theron should get fans excited for these movies coming out.

1. Fast 8

Charlize Theron as Cipher in 'Fast 8' [Credit:Universal Pictures]
Charlize Theron as Cipher in 'Fast 8' [Credit:Universal Pictures]
  • Release date: April 14, 2017
  • Director: F. Gary Gray
  • Cast: Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson

The much-awaited eighth installment of the Fast & Furious franchise has been making headlines lately for the alleged on-set beef between stars Vin Diesel and the Rock. But you can expect the ladies to steal the show when Fast 8 rolls around next April, as Theron is playing villain Cipher and Helen Mirren has also joined the family.

Until the trailer comes out, check out this behind-the-scenes clip:

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2. Atomic Blonde

Charlize Theron in 'Atomic Blonde' [Credit:Focus Features]
Charlize Theron in 'Atomic Blonde' [Credit:Focus Features]
  • Release date: August 11, 2017
  • Director: David Leitch
  • Cast: Sofia Boutella, James McAvoy

Atomic Blonde is based on a graphic novel The Coldest City by Antony Johnston and directed by stuntman, actor and director David Leitch. Theron plays Lorraine Broughton, an MI6 agent sent to Berlin just before the Wall is taken down and on a mission to uncover the network behind the death of a fellow agent.

3. Gringo

Charlize Theron in 'Dark Places' [Credit:A24]
Charlize Theron in 'Dark Places' [Credit:A24]
  • Release date: 9 March 2018
  • Director: Nash Edgerton
  • Cast: Amanda Seyfried, Thandie Newton

4. Tully

Charlize Theron in 'Young Adult' [Credit:Paramount Pictures]
Charlize Theron in 'Young Adult' [Credit:Paramount Pictures]
  • Release date: 20 April 2018
  • Director: Jason Reitman
  • Cast: Mackenzie Davis, Ron Livingston

Tully sees Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody teaming up again after they respectively directed and wrote both Juno and Young Adult. Theron also seems to work well with the team, as she was the main star of Young Adult. She'll lead this story about a mother of three who forms a bond with the nanny recruited for her by her brother. The nanny, named Tully, is set to be played by Mackenzie Davis.

5. The Last Face

Theron and Bardem in 'The Last Face' [Credit:Saban Films]
Theron and Bardem in 'The Last Face' [Credit:Saban Films]
  • Release date: TBA
  • Director: Sean Penn
  • Cast: Javier Bardem, Adèle Exarchopoulos

Sean Penn's latest movie The Last Face screened last year at Cannes, and although it didn't receive the best reviews, we'll have to wait for a US release date to see it for ourselves. Theron plays the director of an international aid organization who falls for a doctor on a trip to Africa in the middle of a war crisis. Javier Bardem plays the doctor, and they're joined by French stars Jean Reno and Adèle Exarchopoulos.

Which of Charlize Theron's upcoming movies are you most looking forward to?


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