The number of films tied to geek culture has expanded rapidly in recent years, accounting for a bigger and bigger percentage of Hollywood releases.  "Best in Shows" is the ICv2 list of geek films, arranged by quarter, with some context for each.  Dates and other information are updated until release with new info as we get it.  To see all the periods we’re covering, see the "Best in Shows Index."

Sesame Street movie
January 15
Warner Bros. and MGM have scheduled the Sesame Street movie starring Anne Hathaway for this date. The film will be directed byJonathan Krisel, and is rumored to be a musical.

Untitled Marvel Studios Movie
Feb 12
Disney and Marvel Studios shifted an untitled Marvel Cinematic Universe movie to this date in July 2018.

Untitled 20th Century Fox Marvel Movie
March 5
on June 30, 2017, 20th Century Fox claimed this date for one if six untitled X-Men movie projects. Will it be Deadpool 3, X-Force, or a movie focusing on Dafne Keen, who played X-23 in Logan?

Untitled Disney Live Action
March 12
In April 2017, Disney reserved this date for another live action film.

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