While we are eagerly awaiting the release of some kickass Bollywood biopics to end 2017 on a high note, let’s not forget that our Western counterpart has lined up some amazing gifts for us. From getting an insight into the life of crime lord, John Gotti to learning about the creator of Wonder Woman; Hollywood has covered our ‘infotainment’ quota for the upcoming months. If you are falling short of movies to fill your bucket list, here are a couple of biopics you must watch out for.
The Greatest Showman
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This Christmas, get ready to cherish the fond memories of going to a good old circus with P.T. Barnum, founder of the legendary Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. When you have names like Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Zendaya and Rebecca Ferguson, making the stellar star-cast of the film, you can already imagine how exciting the journey is going to be. Our beloved Wolverine, Hugh Jackman will play the American showman Barnum. The movie is slated for a December 25 release.
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Directed by Reginald Hudlin, Marshall is an American biographical thriller movie that gives us an insight into the life of Thurgood Marshall, who was the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, and this movie will touch base with one of the pivotal cases that defined his career. Chadwick Boseman plays the titular role, while other cast members include Kate Hudson, Dan Stevens, James Cromwell, and Josh Gad. The movie is releasing on October 13 and we are really excited to watch this one.
Goodbye Christopher Robin
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‘Winnie the Pooh’ was one of the most iconic Disney characters, which is till date etched in our hearts and loved equally across all age groups. So this movie HAS to be on your binge-watch list as it takes you through the life of author A.A. Milne and his relationship with his son Christopher Robin. Christopher’s toys inspired the magical world of ‘Winnie the Pooh’. Domhnall Gleeson plays A.A. Milne, and Margot Robbie plays Daphne Milne, his wife. The movie is releasing this week, on October 13.
The Life And Death Of John Gotti
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‘The life and death of John Gotti’ is another interesting biographical crime drama that narrates the story of New York’s crime boss, John Gotti and his son. John Travolta is at his notorious best as the “Dapper Don” aka the head of Gambino crime family. While, he lived and died in the crime world, his son chose to leave that life and redeem himself and the Gotti name. This movie is expected to release on December 15, 2017.
Professor Marston And The Wonder Women
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If someone tells you that there could have been a better choice for ‘Wonder Woman’ than Gal Gadot, look at them closely because that’s how a liar looks like. Ever wondered who created the iconic character of Wonder Woman? It’s time to find that out with this movie, which revolves around Dr. William Moulton Marston. Set in the 1940s, this movie will also explore his relationship with his wife, Elizabeth and Olive Byrne and how their feminist ideals helped Marston come up with a powerful and inspirational superhero like Wonder Woman.
The movie is expected to release on October 13 in the US.
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Starring Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz, ‘The Mercy’ is based on the true story of amateur sailor, Donald Crowhurst, who made a disastrous attempt in 1968, to win the Golden Globe Race. What follows thereafter is a shocking tale of travelling the world alone by sea and the various attempts he made to cover up the failures he experienced in the journey. Weisz will be playing his wife, Clare Crowhurst in the movie. This movie is expected for a 2018 release in the UK.
The Disaster Artist
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If you loved the 2003 cult movie, ‘The Room’, then we are sure this biographical comedy drama will psych you up as well. Starring the sibling pair of James Franco and Dave Franco, this movie narrates the friendship between Greg Sestero and Tommy Wiseau and also talks about the making of the 2003 film. Seth Rogen, Josh Hutcherson and Zac Efron too will be a part of this movie that will release on December 8.
Billionaire Boys Club
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Set in the early 1980s, this movie revolves around a bunch of wealthy boys who set up a club called BBC aka ‘Billionaire Boys Club’ that was nothing but a get-rich-quick scam. Things soon turned nasty and eventually led to deadly consequences for the people who started it and those around them. Ansel Elgort will play the group leader Joe Hunt and Emma Roberts will play his love interest. Kevin Spacey and Taron Egerton too are a part of this film, promising a stellar show.
Only The Brave
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“It’s not what stands in front of you. It’s who stands beside you.” This is the tagline of this amazing biopic that revolves around a group of elite firefighters who put everything at stake to protect a town from a wildfire. It is based on the historic Yarnell Hill Fire of 2013. Josh Bralin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges and Alex Russell are a few names associated with the film.
So folks, we have listed out the movies that we are eagerly waiting for, let us know about the movies you are looking forward to that can join this list.