Online ticket retailer Fandango polled greater than 6,000 ticket-buyers this month and requested which theatrical tentpoles they’re essentially the most enthusiastic about in 2022. Disney/Marvel’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever topped the record adopted by Sony/Marvel’s animated function Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Part One).
Even although Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is on a manufacturing hiatus as star Letitia Wright recovers from a earlier on-set harm, taking pictures is anticipated to renew in January with the actress, as Deadline first reported. There’s been no information so far that the sequel’s November 11 launch date will probably be postponed.
Despite the continuing pandemic, moviegoers have proven lately that they’ll come out for occasion motion pictures, notably Marvel Cinematic Universe titles like Spider-Man: No Way Home which grew to become the primary film to clear $1 billion through the Covid period over Christmas. Gower Analytics forecasts that the home field workplace will develop to $9.2 billion subsequent 12 months, a 114% surge above the present 2021 stage in U.S. and Canada by way of December 26 at $4.3 billion.
Additionally, Fandango requested ticket-buyers about their latest experiences on the movie show and their anticipated moviegoing habits within the new 12 months, with the next outcomes:
–94% need to go to the theater extra typically in 2022 than they did in 2021
–89% have been gratified to see new film releases on the massive display screen this 12 months.
–88% are excited by the 2022 line-up of theatrical releases.
–86% picked Action/Adventure as certainly one of their favourite genres.
–80% hope to see 5 or extra motion pictures on the massive display screen in 2022.
–70% plan to see motion pictures in premium large-screen codecs every time attainable.
All survey respondents noticed at the very least one film in a theater over the last 12 months and have been polled through the first three weeks of December.
“Audiences are looking for unforgettable experiences at the theater and 2022 promises to deliver a bounty of exciting new movies that you must see on the big screen,” mentioned Fandango managing editor Erik Davis. “From some of the biggest returning characters like Spider-Man, Batman, Catwoman and Doctor Strange, to memorable franchises like Black Panther, Top Gun, Mission: Impossible and Jurassic World, the new year is packed with thrills, chills and adventure around every corner.”
Here are the highest picks from Fandango’s survey:
2022’s Most Anticipated Blockbusters
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Nov. 11)
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Oct. 7)
The Batman (March 4)
Thor: Love and Thunder (July 8)
Jurassic World: Dominion (June 10)
Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness (May 6)
Avatar 2 (Dec. 16)
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom (Dec. 16)
Top Gun: Maverick (May 27)
Mission: Impossible 7 (Sept. 30)
2022’s Most Anticipated Action/Adventure Movies (non-superhero)
Jurassic World: Dominion
Top Gun: Maverick
Mission: inconceivable 7
Uncharted (Feb. 18)
2022’s Most Anticipated Animated/Family Movies
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
Pixar’s Lightyear (June 17)
Minions: The Rise of Gru (July 1)
Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (April 15)
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (April 8)
2022’s Most Anticipated Horror Movies
Halloween Ends (Oct. 14)
Scream (Jan. 14)
Jordan Peele’s Nope (July 22)
Orphan: First Kill (TBD)
The Black Phone (June 24)
2022’s Most Anticipated Returning Performances
Chris Hemsworth (as Thor), Thor: Love and Thunder
Benedict Cumberbatch (as Dr. Stephen Strange), Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness
Natalie Portman (as Dr. Jane Foster), Thor: Love and Thunder
Zoe Saldana (as Neytiri), Avatar 2
Elizabeth Olsen (as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch), Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness
2022’s Most Anticipated New Performances
Robert Pattinson (as Bruce Wayne/Batman), The Batman
Dwayne Johnson (as Black Adam), Black Adam
Christian Bale (as Gorr the God Butcher), Thor: Love and Thunder
Issa Rae (as Jessica Drew/Spider-Woman), Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
Zoe Kravitz (as Selina Kyle/Catwoman), The Batman