9 Films We Can't Wait to Watch This July 2019

From local to international releases, here are the most anticipated films premiering this month, so you can already start planning your movie nights! 

Spider-Man: Far From Home
Premieres on: July 3 

Set after the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man: Far From Home follows Peter Parker who goes on a vacation in Europe with his friends. However, this takes a turn when Nick Fury shows up to recruit him to work with Quentin Beck - a superhero from an alternate Earth - in fighting the Elementals. The film is directed by Jon Watts, and stars Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jon Favreau, Marisa Tomei, and more. 

Ma
Premieres on: July 10

In Ma, Octavia Spencer is Sue Ann, a loner who sees her chance to make unsuspecting friends when Maggie - a new teenager in town - asks her to buy some booze for her and her friends. She offers her basement to the group for them to avoid drinking and driving, as long as they follow her house rules: one of them must stay sober; don't curse; don't go upstairs; and to always call her Ma. The film is directed by Tate Taylor, and stars Diana Silvers, Juliette Lewis, Luke Evans, Missi Pyle, and more. 

My Letters to Happy
Premieres on: July 17

Written and directed by Pertee Briñas, My Letters to Happy follows a brilliant man who loses his drive after going through unfortunate events. When he meets a random person, his luck and his life change forever. It stars Glaiza De Castro and TJ Trinidad. 

The Lion King
Premieres on: July 19

The remake of The Lion King will take the audience to the African savanna where they will see the story of Simba, a royal cub who is exiled from Pride Lands after his father is killed by his uncle, Mufasa. Directed by Jon Favreau, the star-studded cast includes Donald Glover, Beyonce, Billy Eichner, Chiwetel Eljiofor, James Earl Jones, Seth Rogen, and more. 

Family History
Premieres on: July 24

Starring Michael V and Dawn Zulueta, Family History is a film which will look into the value of family relationships. It will also feature cameo appearances by Dingdong Dantes, John Estrada, and Eugene Domingo. 

Yesterday
Premieres in: July 24

In Yesterday, struggling singer-songwriter Jack Malik gets caught in a freak bus accident and wakes up in a world where The Beatles don't exist. Performing songs by a band the world has never heard of, he gets more famous, but he eventually realizes that he will need to go back to where he once belonged. The film stars Himesh Patel, Lily James, Ana de Armas, Kate McKinnon, Lamorne Morris, and more. 

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
Premieres on: July 31

 Hobbs & Shaw is the first standalone Fast & Furious film and follows lawman Hobbs and outcast Shaw who works together to try and bring down the cyber-genetically enhanced anarchist who could be the only guy who's badder than themselves. The film stars Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, and Vanessa Kirby. 

Hello, Love, Goodbye
Premieres on: July 31

Set in Hong Kong, Hello, Love Goodbye centers on two OFWs who are destined to change their lives forever. Kathryn Bernardo is Joy, a millennial who works in Hong Kong but wishes for a life in Canada or wherever her dreams take her. Alden Richards, on the other hand, plays Ethan, who's about to build his permanent life in Hong Kong. When the two meet, they become each other's joy in the grind of Hong Kong, helping them heal their wounds and work towards their ambitions. The film is directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina.

X-Men: The New Mutants
Premieres on: 
July 31

Directed by Josh Boone, The New Mutants centers on 5 young mutants who must fight and escape their past sins and save themselves, while still discovering their abilities. The film stars Anya Taylor-Joy, Maisie Williams, Charlie Heaton, Henry Zaga, Blue Hunt, and more. 

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