Cast: Dwayne The Rock Johnson, Awkwafina
Synopsis: A team of friends return to Jumanji to rescue one of their own but discover that nothing is as they expect. The players need to brave parts unknown, from arid deserts to snowy mountains, in order to escape the world’s most dangerous game.
Cast: Kelly Marie Tran
Why Open: Actress and activist, Kelly Marie Tran, returns(!) from her unforgettable performance in Star Wars, Episode VIII.
Director: Destin Cretton
Synopsis: Just Mercy shadows world-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson as he recounts his experiences and details the case of a condemned death row prisoner whom he fought to free.
Why Open: From Hawaiian Director Destin Cretton and starring one of inclusion’s greatest pioneers and stars, Michael B. Jordan. It’s the first major studio film to adopt the idea of an inclusion rider, a contractual provision that mandates women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community and other underrepresented groups be considered for key on-screen and behind-the-scenes jobs.
Cast: John Cho
Writer: Takashi Shimizu
Producer: Takashige Ichise
Synopsis: A house is cursed by a vengeful ghost that dooms those who enter it with a violent death.
Why Open: #StarringJohnCho in one of the most successful film franchises–need we say more? Based on the movie by Takashi Shimizu.
Cast: Vanessa Hudgens, Charles Melton
Synopsis: The Miami PD and it’s elite AMMO team attempt to take down ARMANDO ARMAS, the dangerous head of a nascent drug cartel.
Why Open: We know the movie poster isn’t the latest, but it’ll be updated when we get it. Let’s go, hapas!
Director: Aneesh Chaganty
Writers: Aneesh Chaganty, Sev Ohanian
Producers: Sev Ohanian, Natalie Qasabian
Synopsis: A home-schooled teenager begins to suspect her mother is keeping a dark secret from her.
Why Open: High off their success from the critically-acclaimed, inventive thriller, SEARCHING, Aneesh, Sev, and Natalie are back with yet more suspenseful art.
Director: Cathy Yan
Cast: Ella Jay Basco, Ali Wong, François Chau
Writer: Christina Hodson
Synopsis: After splitting up with The Joker, Harley Quinn and three other female superheroes – Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya – come together to save the life of a little girl (Cassandra Cain) from an evil crime lord.
Why Open: Cathy Yan is the first Asian Woman to direct a superhero film in history, after having incredible indie film and cross-continental success. In addition, she’s gone the length to cast a superiorly Asian cast in Ella, Ali, and Francois. Moreover, hapa Taiwanese writer, Christina Hodson, who recently penned the incredible Bumblebee, is writing Birds of Prey.
Cast: Yifei Liu, Jet Li, Li Gong, Donnie Yen, Jason Scott Lee, Rosalind Chao, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Tzi Ma, Roger Yuan, Jimmy Wong, Ron Yuan, Doua Moua, Yoson An, Chen Tang, and many more.
Synopsis: A young Chinese maiden disguises herself as a male warrior in order to save her father. A live-action feature film based on Disney’s ‘Mulan.’