How many Superheroes will we see in 2017?



If You’re a movie fan the summer of 2016 has just sucked. Warcraft and Independence Day: Resurgence started off by circling the drain then Hollywood dumped more truckloads of garbage on us. I’m starting to get OCD about movies with colons in the title. All I’m seeing is Bad Sequel: Not worth the price of popcorn. I didn’t even make it to the theater for Alice Through the Looking Glass and I’m a big fan of both Tim Burton and Lewis Carroll. If it wasn’t for that sweet spot of superhero movies the whole season would have been a washout.

It’s not just me. People go bonkers for superheroes. It’s not just comic books anymore. In addition to the movies there also a variety of online games such as the popular Marvel slot games  to play around with for real money. Superheroes are not just mainstream now they’re COOL! Best of all it’s a never ending well of possibility that’s hardly been tapped. Marvel has a huge pantheon of supers they’re bringing to the screen and DC not only has just as many they have the recognizable in every human culture Batman and Superman.

Next summer is going to be great. 2017 is going to be full of upcoming superhero movies you can’t miss.

Marvel has plans for at least two more Avenger Movies, the big blond guy with the hammer is coming back in Thor: Ragnarok (Now filming Down Under), and Peter Parker is going to struggle with being ordinary and fighting crime again in Spiderman: Homecoming (Check out what Tom Holland posted on Instagram showing his gymnastic skills that will be displayed in Homecoming)  Marvel also has plans for standalone movies showcasing Black Panther, Dr Strange, Captain Marvel and the Inhumans.  

DC still has an army of Supers waiting to jump to cinema glory starting with Wonder Woman and working through every member of the Justice League before giving us at least two Justice league Movies.

The big excitement on either side has to be Wolverine 3. It’s a project so shrouded in secrecy that we hardly know anything about it other than it’s been filmed in New Mexico and is going to be the last outing for Hugh Jackman. The word is he’s going to be playing Old Man Logan which is a weakened and aged version of Wolverine. Patrick Stewart has said in an interview with ITV that it’s going to be a far different Charles Xavier than we’ve seen in the past.

Old Man Logan: Wolverine is now officially a dirty old man

Then there’s a Spawn reboot and the Power Rangers along with Guardians of the Galaxy that will come along with the more conventional Supers. I’ll be there in the theater. I like a little weird with my straight and narrow superhero fun.

See ya at the movies next summer!

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  1. Kimberly Lewis (Lou Lou Girls)
    November 3, 2016 at 12:30 pm

    I love super hero movies!

  2. Tasheena@OurDelightfulHome
    November 3, 2016 at 1:47 pm

    Great post! 2017 is going to be a great year for super heroes.

  3. Nicole Glover- Mommy Share Space
    November 3, 2016 at 1:54 pm

    Oh we love super hero movies in this house! We shamefully own too many of them. With the little ones we’ve had to ‘bring’ the cinema at home. We’ve been watching Netflix super hero spin offs recently and just last night was saying it’s just getting ridiculous! Either lacking in interest or just way too much heroes in one movie!

  4. Amber Myers
    November 3, 2016 at 4:59 pm

    I ready for Wonder Woman! She’s gonna kick some butt.

  5. Mihaela Echols
    November 3, 2016 at 5:03 pm

    Im excited for more hero movies to come out!

  6. Befitting Style
    November 3, 2016 at 7:38 pm

    & I was jusssttt talking about the superman vs batman movie with my friend!

  7. Cait Weingartner
    November 4, 2016 at 1:34 am

    Such fun to go to the movies and get lost in the adventures of our favorite super heroes. We all need a break from reality once in awhile!

  8. ilkasblog
    November 4, 2016 at 8:44 am

    I’m so into superheros because of my little boys!

  9. Maple Syrup and TeacupsEllie
    November 4, 2016 at 9:28 am

    Haha Great post! My Hubby is crazy for the Marvel/ DC movies. They’re certainly good fun for an evening at the cinema.

  10. Pria Amor
    November 4, 2016 at 9:42 am

    something to look forward to next year! I’m excited to see this films on the big screen!

  11. DogVills
    November 4, 2016 at 11:14 am

    I am so excited for the next year’s superheroes movies especially from Marvel.

  12. lydia@lifeuntraveledl
    November 4, 2016 at 12:33 pm

    I agree Hollywood has been dishing out a lot of crappy movies but, sorry to say, I’m not a fan of superhero movies. :\

  13. MegOhKay
    November 4, 2016 at 1:38 pm

    I haven’t gotten into the Superhero set yet but as my son gets older I can definitely see us going there. He owns a batman shirt that is quickly becoming his favorite. Time will tell! Fingers crossed for better choices in the near future!

  14. ohmummymia
    November 4, 2016 at 3:53 pm

    I love movies with superheroes. I know it can be strange because I’m a woman but I love them and I saw all DC’s and Marvel’s movies. I can;t wait to see the new ones

  15. lipstickandpuppykisses
    November 4, 2016 at 5:32 pm

    As much as I love Hugh Jackman, I’m ready to see new heroes! Excited for the Black Panther film!

  16. Jennifer L
    November 5, 2016 at 2:47 am

    I’m excited for the Wolverine 3, love me some Hugh Jackman. So it should be great to see.

  17. hereiscribble87
    November 5, 2016 at 3:19 am

    I am so waiting for Wolverine and WonderWoman!

    — DT | Here I Scribble

  18. Aziel Morte
    November 5, 2016 at 3:52 am

    I love super heroes! Thank you for posting this information! 🙂 Can’t wait to watch all of this 🙂

  19. Jasmine Watts
    November 5, 2016 at 4:05 am

    I love superheroes movies! And excited for more superheroes movies to come out!

  20. Blair Villanueva
    November 5, 2016 at 5:29 am

    Nothing beats Logan as my favorite superhero. Looking forward for more superhero movies and more hotter and gorgeous characters.

  21. crystal
    November 5, 2016 at 12:58 pm

    Superhero movies can be fun, it will be interesting to see this years assortment/

  22. William Sweeney
    November 5, 2016 at 9:23 pm

    We love superheros in my house!! I now my wife is excited to see Wonder Woman!

  23. Marceline Dementori
    November 7, 2016 at 12:14 pm

    It seems that the superhero trend won’t be going away soon! There are so many movies and shows lined up next year!

  24. Elizabeth O.
    Elizabeth O.Reply
    November 8, 2016 at 1:39 am

    A lot is lined up for the coming years and there’s really no stopping these superheroes from showing up in the movies! I think it’s quite nice though. A lot of kids feel inspired because of them.

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