Around the world in the last few months, cinemas have closed, then opened, then closed their doors again, meaning film fans have seen very little of the original anticipated movies of 2020.
Fear not, as 2021 is set to be filled with the newest releases and delayed movies from this closing year, with even more to look forward to in the cinema than ever before. Productions have begun on those that have an early release date of next year and sets have finally opened up again on a smaller scale, as directors get their projects off their feet and near to a finished product for us.
From the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to Sherlock Holmes or the continuation of the Saw franchise, the new year is looking like a great time for movie makers and film nerds alike, with even more new and exciting projects on the horizon.
But which films are cinema fans most looking forward to? What will be worth the long wait?
Here are just 18 of the most highly anticipated movies for the upcoming 12 months that will get you through the break of cinema in 2020 and looking forward to what is to come.