Best in Shows is an ICv2 calendar of geek movies listed by release date, with info and links.  Dates are continuously updated as they change. 

Each year has a separate calendar page; see "Best in Shows Index" for geek movie calendars for other years.

The Smurfs Movie
February 14, 2025
Paramount grabbed this date for its upcoming Smurfs feature early, in August of 2022.

Fantastic Four
February 14, 2025
Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige announced at San Diego Comic-Con 2022 that the first Fantastic Four movie produced by Marvel Studios will premiere on this date as part of Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 6.

April 4, 2025
Warner Bros. reserved this date for the film based on the popular video  game in early 2023.

Avengers: The Kang Dynasty
May 2, 2025
Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige announced the two Avengers films closing out Phase 6 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe at San Diego Comic-Con 2022.

Untitled Spongebob Squarepants
May 23, 2025
Paramount and Nickelodeon Animation announced this date for the untitled animated movie in November 2022.

Superman: Legacy
July 11, 2025
Superman: Legacy will be a live action movie; Safran described it as "really the launch of the DCU."  Gunn is writing it and may direct.  The story will focus on Superman balancing his Kryptonian heritage with his human upbringing (see "Ten New Movies and TV Series").

The Batman - Part II
October 3, 2025
This movie is the sequel to Matt Reeves' The Batman movie starring Robert Pattinson (see "’The Batman’ Sequel").

Untitled Avatar: The Last Airbender
October 10, 2025
This animated feature is one of three Avatar: The Last Airbender films put into development by Avatar Studios, formed in 2022.

Untitled Warner Bros. Film
December 19, 2025
The Warners reserved this date for an upcoming releae.

Untitled Star Wars Film
December 19, 2025; Moved From December 2024
Walt Disney Studios claimed this date, along with several others, on May 7, 2019 as part of an extensive scheduling slate for Marvel Studios, 20th Century Fox, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, and Star Wars films (see "Disney Reserves Dates for Three New 'Star Wars' Features").  This way, none of its extensive portfolio of studios cannibalize their siblings’ time in the spotlight.

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