From the final showdown in Westeros to the intergalactic battle against the Mad Titan and the sub-zero family-friendly adventures in Arendelle, we’ve rounded up 10 highly-anticipated TV shows and movies in 2019 that will keep you entertained throughout the year.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Season 6)
After the emotional rollercoaster of the show’s cancellation in May last year only to be picked up by a new network at the very last minute after the online community had a meltdown, Detective Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg) and the rest of the beloved squad of NYPD’s 99th Precinct is finally back with more of their trademark antics.
Game of Thrones (Season 8)
Winter is coming for the last time. After the biggest gap between episodes since the cult-favourite drama began in 2011, the wait is almost over for diehard fans to get all the answers they’ve been dying to know – or at least that’s what we hope. Time to start binge-watching all the previous episodes!
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Go Go Squid (蜜汁炖鱿鱼)
Rising starlet Yang Zi (杨紫) takes on the role of Tong Nian, a 19-year-old genius student who moonlights as a famous cosplayer and singer. After a chance meeting, she falls in love with gaming prodigy Han Shang Yan, played by Li Xian (李现), who has no interest in dating. The rom-com is filled with adorably awkward exchanges and poignantly moving moments.
4. Legend of Hao Lan (皓镧传)
After the cancellation of hit dynasty drama series Story of Yanxi Palace (《延禧攻略》), the original creator and several cast members reunite in this highly-anticipated series set in the palaces of the Warring States period. Wu Jinyan (吴谨言) plays the titular role of Li Hao Lan, who is sold as slave after her exile, only to eventually become the mother of Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China.
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
Scoring 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, the third and final chapter of the How to Train Your Dragon trilogy promises a heart-warming conclusion to the adventures of Viking Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) and his dragon Toothless as the two, along with their friends, embark on a journey to a magical hidden world to save their village Berk and all that it stands for.
Opens on 31 Jan 2019.
The devastating ending to Infinity War had viewers scrambling to think of ways the world could be salvaged, and many are convinced Marvel’s first female-led superhero movie is where the answers lie. Set in the 1990s, Captain Marvel tells the story of Carol Danvers (Brie Larson), a former Air Force pilot who turns into one of the galaxy’s mightiest heroes.
Opens on 7 March 2019.
Mary, Queen of Scots
If seeing Oscar-nominees Margot Robbie (Elizabeth I) and Saoirse Ronan (Mary) on the same screen isn’t enough reason to catch this movie, the courtly drama filled with betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies promises a gripping biopic that will have you on the edge of your seat. The film has also been lauded for its diverse casting – a rarity for period films.
Opens on 21 Mar 2019.
Shrouded in secrecy, all we know is Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Ant-Man (Paul Rudd) will return to join Earth’s Mightiest Heroes – or what is left of them – in an epic showdown with Thanos (Josh Brolin) in hope of reviving the decimated world. The Russo brothers return to helm what is arguably the superhero movie event of the year.
Opens on 24 April 2019.
Kenneth Branagh directs this adaptation of Eoin Colfer’s popular fantasy series, where the young titular criminal mastermind, played by newcomer Ferdia Shaw, sets off to investigate his father’s disappearance only to face a race of underground fairies. The film also stars Judi Dench in the gender-reversed role of Commander Root – complete with pointy ears.
Opens on 8 August 2019.
Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, and Josh Gad, along with original directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, return to tell more enchanting tales from Arendelle. What will sisters Elsa and Anna be getting themselves into this time? Whatever the adventure, you can be sure it will be accompanied by more catchy tunes.
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Opens on 27 November 2019.