As many of you know that Netflix and Sony Pictures Entertainment recently announced a multi-year, exclusive first pay window licensing deal for theatrically released Sony‘s feature films, beginning with their 2022 film slate. But what are those movies? Let’s find out more about which Sony Pictures Movies are on their way to Netflix in the future.
The two big companies just announced a new 5-years-deal that gives Netflix exclusive rights to Sony Pictures’ upcoming theatrical releases of 2022. As Sony will be taking about $1 billion from the deal, the streaming giant will have exclusive streaming rights to all Sony’s upcoming movies including the next installment of the Spider-Man franchise, Morbius, Uncharted, Bullet Train, and the sequel to the Oscar-winning Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. There will also much more covered installments from major Sony franchises like Jumanji and Bad Boys in the future, as well. So, let’s see the brand new theatrical Sony Pictures content that will come to Netflix we know about coming in the future.
Escape Room 2
- Theatrical Release Date: January 7th, 2022
- Netflix Release Date: October 2022
The sequel to 2019’s Escape Room psychological horror film is directed by Adam Robitel and written by Bragi F. Schut and Maria Melnik. The upcoming film stars Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Isabelle Fuhrman, Thomas Cocquerel, Holland Roden, Carlito Olivero, and Indya Moore.
After the six strangers found themselves in a maze of deadly mystery rooms and tried to survive throughout the deadly games for their way out, the puzzle master will pull Zoey and Ben into a much deadlier game.
If you haven’t seen the first movie Escape Room, here is its trailer down below.
- Theatrical Release Date: January 21st, 2022
- Netflix Release Date: October 2022
After five years of his marvelous performance as Joker in the Suicide Squad, Jared Leto is finally coming back with a rival superhero franchise based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. The upcoming movie is directed by Daniel Espinosa, written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, and intended to be the third film in the Sony Pictures Universe of Marvel Characters.
Suffering from a rare blood disease, biochemist Michael Morbius tries a dangerous cure to heal himself of a rare blood disease, but he inadvertently infects himself with a form of vampirism instead.
- Theatrical Release Date: February 18th, 2022
- Netflix Release Date: November 2022
Uncharted is an action-adventure film directed by Ruben Fleischer and written by Art Marcum and Matt Holloway. The film is also an adaptation of the video games of the same name created by Amy Hennig and is starring Tom Holland as Nathan Drake, and Mark Wahlberg as his mentor Victor Sullivan, along with Antonio Banderas, Sophia Taylor Ali, and Tati Gabrielle in supporting roles. The upcoming film will follow Nathan Drake in his youth as he comes to meet and befriend Sully.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2
- Theatrical Release Date: October 7th, 2022
- Netflix Release Date: July 2023
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is one of the best computer-animated superhero films, which is also proven itself so by winning the Oscar for the best-animated film at the 91st Academy Awards. On the other side, there is not much known about its installment Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2 just for now. But we expect to see even more famous variations of it in the future when the film airs.
I Wanna Dance With Somebody
- Theatrical Release Date: November 2022
- Netflix Release Date: August 2023
Here comes the greatest female R&B pop vocalist of all time as a biopic written by Anthony McCarten, who is also known for writing Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. And this time McCarten will be presenting the joyous, emotional, and heart-breaking life and music of Whitney Houston as she claims the steps of superstardom from obscurity. The upcoming biographical film of Sony Pictures is directed by Stella Meghie and star Naomi Ackie as the leading role, which puts our expectations higher for this film.
- Theatrical Release Date: December 23rd, 2022
- Netflix Release Date: September 2023
The upcoming drama film directed by Mélanie Laurent, based on the 2015 novel of the same name by Kristin Hannah. It stars sisters Dakota and Elle Fanning as it also follows two sisters who are struggling to survive during the German Occupation of France during World War 2.
Other Projects whose release dates are unknown
Masters of the Universe
The upcoming science fantasy action film is Sony Pictures’ live-action remake of Masters of the Universe. It will star Noah Centineo playing the most powerful man in the universe He-Man as he goes against the evil Skeletor to save the planet Eternia and protect the secrets of Castle Grayskull.
The upcoming action thriller film is directed by David Leitch, based on the novel Maria Beetle by Kōtarō Isaka. But what is the most important thing about this movie is its exciting cast list. The film will star Brad Pitt along with Joey King, Andrew Koji, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Lady Gaga, and Sandra Bullock. The film will be following five assassins who find themselves on a Japanese bullet train, realizing that their individual assignments are not unrelated to the others.
It is the fourth action-adventure comedy film of the Jumanji franchise, which is also still in the early stages of development. So, there is still lots of time for it to release. On the other side, there is also no confirmation about its cast list as well. But we expect to hear from it soon enough, too.
The upcoming science fiction thriller film of Sony Pictures is written and directed by Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, who are also known for A Quiet Place, starring Adam Driver and Ariana Greenblatt. But there’s not much known about the upcoming film’s plot so far as well.
Journal for Jordan
Sony Pictures’ upcoming drama film is directed by Denzel Washington, starring Michael B. Jordan and Chanté Adams. It follows 1st Sgt. Charles Monroe King as he authors a journal for his son intended to tell him how to live a decent life despite growing up without a father, before he is killed in action in Baghdad.
Other Sony Pictures Movies in Development
- Bad Boys 4
- Bloodshot 2
- The Crow Reborn
- The Day the Crayons Quit
- Harold and the Purple Crayon
- The Hazel Wood
- Just Dance
- Kraven the Hunter
- Metal Gear Solid
- Nothing to See Here
- Once Upon a One More Time
- The Pope’s Exorcist
- Sicario: Capos
- Skandar and the Unicorn Thief
- Urban Legend
- Watch Dogs
- We’re Not From Here