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Ten big movie releases coming in 2018

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(Clockwise from top left) A Star Is Born, A Wrinkle in Time, Ocean’s 8, Mary Poppins Returns, Incredibles 2.
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A Wrinkle in Time (March 9) The beloved YA fantasy classic about children traveling through space and time comes to life courtesy of director Ava DuVernay (Selma) and a cast that includes Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling and Oprah Winfrey.

The New Mutants (April 13) The X-Men universe expands with this horror-tinged story about young mutants held captive at a mysterious facility while their dangerous powers manifest.

Avengers: Infinity War (May 4) Approximately 46,000 Marvel superheroes star in the third Avengers movie, as the heroes head into space to defeat the megalomaniacal Thanos (Josh Brolin).

Solo: A Star Wars Story (May 25) Alden Ehrenreich plays a young Han Solo alongside Donald Glover as a young Lando Calrissian in this origin story for the roguish space pilot.

Ocean’s 8 (June 8) This spin-off of the Ocean’s series features Danny Ocean’s sister Debbie (Sandra Bullock) gathering an all-female crew (played by Cate Blanchett, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter and more) for a jewel heist at the Met Ball.

Incredibles 2 (June 15) Fourteen years after the original film, Pixar’s animated family of superheroes returns to save the world again, this time from the villainous Underminer (voiced by Pixar favorite John Ratzenberger).

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (July 20) After learning about her parentage via ABBA songs, Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) is about to have a child of her own, which requires more ABBA songs (plus Cher as her grandma).

A Star Is Born (October 5) The fourth version of this iconic showbiz rise-and-fall story stars Lady Gaga as an up-and-coming country singer and Bradley Cooper (who also directed) as the veteran who nurtures and then resents her success.

Aquaman (December 21) DC’s underwater superhero, ruler of Atlantis and Justice League member (played by Jason Momoa) gets his own solo adventure, co-starring Amber Heard and Willem Dafoe.

Mary Poppins Returns (December 25) Set 25 years after the 1964 Julie Andrews-starring Disney original, this sequel features Emily Blunt as the magical nanny, returning to aid the grown-up versions of the kids she once looked after.

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