Other films to keep on your radar:
7. Marshall, starring Chadwick Boseman, who plays Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. Boseman is no stranger to biopics; he’s played Jackie Robinson in 42 and James Brown in Get On Up. Though no release date has been made, the film is expected in theaters by late December.
8. Based on the play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue by Tarell Alvin McCraney, the film Moonlight depicts the story of a young black boy in Miami, who struggles with his identity, sexuality and family life. Notable cast include Naomie Harris (Moneypenny from the James Bond franchise), Mahershala Ali (Remy from House of Cards) and Janelle Monaé. This film hits theaters Oct. 21.
9. Halle Berry stars in Kidnapped about a women desperate to find her son. The thriller is slated to be released on Dec. 2.
10. In the film adaptation of August Wilson’s award-winning drama Fences, Denzel Washington plays a garbage worker in the 1950s who struggles with a dream deferred. Viola Davis stars alongside Washington. The project is rumored to be released Christmas Day 2016.
11. Also scheduled to premiere in December 2016, Will Smith stars in Collateral Beauty as a top advertising executive who meets tragedy and chooses to run away from life. The project also stars Naomie Harris.
12. Singer Usher Raymond dips back into the acting world again in the biopic Hands of Stone, which details the epic showdown between boxers Roberto Duran and playing Sugar Ray Leonard, who is played by Raymond (this film is in theaters August 26).
13. Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall play a couple who invite a mysterious young woman (Jaz Sinclair) to be their surrogate in When the Bough Breaks (In theaters Sept 9).
14. Almost Christmas has a star-studded cast, including Danny Glover, Nicole Ari Parker, Omar Epps, J.B. Smoove, Mo’Nique, Kimberly Elise and more (in theaters Nov. 11)
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