Superhero Movies Coming in 2020: Release Dates, Plot Details, and Cast Lists

Birds of Prey
Rosie Perez, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Margot Robbie, Ella Jay Basco, and Jurnee Smollett-Bell in ‘Birds of Prey’ (Photo by Claudette Barius © 2019 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc)

Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of Harley Quinn) – February 7, 2020

The Cast: Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Rosie Perez, Chris Messina, Ella Jay Basco, and Ewan McGregor
Directed By: Cathy Yan (Dead Pigs)
The Plot: You ever hear the one about the cop, the songbird, the psycho and the mafia princess? Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is a twisted tale told by Harley herself, as only Harley can tell it. When Gotham’s most nefariously narcissistic villain, Roman Sionis, and his zealous right-hand, Zsasz, put a target on a young girl named Cass, the city is turned upside down looking for her. Harley, Huntress, Black Canary and Renee Montoya’s paths collide, and the unlikely foursome have no choice but to team up to take Roman down.

The New Mutants – April 3, 2020

The Cast: Alice Braga, Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Henry Zaga, and Blu Hunt
Directed By: Josh Boone (The Fault in Our Stars)
The Plot: An original horror thriller set in an isolated hospital where a group of young mutants is being held for psychiatric monitoring. When strange occurrences begin to take place, both their new mutant abilities and their friendships will be tested as they battle to try and make it out alive.

Black Widow – May 1, 2020

The Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Rachel Weisz, Florence Pugh, David Harbour, and O-T Fagbenle
Directed By: Cate Shortland (SMILF, Lore)
The Plot: In Marvel Studios’ action-packed spy thriller Black Widow, Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger.

Comic Book Movie - Wonder Woman 1984

Wonder Woman 1984 – June 5, 2020

The Cast: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal, Robin Wright, and Connie Nielsen
Directed By: Patty Jenkins (Wonder Woman, Monster)
The Plot: Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman’s next big screen adventure finds her facing two all-new foes: Max Lord and The Cheetah.

Morbius – July 31, 2020

The Cast: Jared Leto, Adria Arjona, and Matt Smith
Directed By: Daniel Espinosa (Child 44, Safe House)
The Plot: One of Marvel’s most compelling and conflicted characters comes to the big screen as Oscar winner Jared Leto transforms into the enigmatic antihero, Michael Morbius. Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder, and determined to save others suffering his same fate, Dr. Morbius attempts a desperate gamble. What at first appears to be a radical success soon reveals itself to be a remedy potentially worse than the disease.

Venom 2 – Oct. 2, 2020

The Cast: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Woody Harrelson, and Stephen Graham
Directed By: Andy Serkis (Mowgli, Breathe)
The Plot: Unknown other than it’s a sequel to 2018’s Venom.

Eternals – November 6, 2020

The Cast: Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Lauren Ridloff, Brian Tyree Henry, Salma Hayek, Lia McHugh and Don Lee
Directed By: Chloe Zhao (The Rider, Songs My Brothers Taught Me)
The Plot: Official description not confirmed.