10 Sequels You Didn't Know Were Coming In 2016

Belated follow-ups and unexpected continuations... who'd have thought it?

In spite of the relentless marketing campaigns that Hollywood has become renowned for in this day and age, sometimes a sequel can just creep up on you out of nowhere. "That's coming out next year?" you might occasionally find yourself muttering to a friend on account of having either somehow missed the memo, or because a movie studio has done a particularly poor job of letting audiences know that a sequel is coming out. There are so many sequels in the works, after all, that it's sometimes impossible to keep up. That goes especially so if the property in question has been delayed or stuck in development hell, or if it was a relatively obscure or underwhelming picture to begin with. Everybody knows that Batman v Superman is coming out next year, of course, but not every movie that winds up getting released is lucky enough to have such a huge and unavoidable marketing campaign - or such a large hold on popular culture in general. Whether you thought they were still years from being released or missed them due to their lack of advertising clout, here are 10 sequels you likely forgot were coming in 2016...


Sam Hill is an ardent cinephile and has been writing about film professionally since 2008. He harbours a particular fondness for western and sci-fi movies.