Upcoming December movie releases

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Photo courtesy of @westsidestorymovie on Instagram.

A promotional image for “West Side Story,” Nov. 10, 2021.

Shayla Hernandez, Contributing Writer

Although we are approaching the end of the year, there is still much to look forward to in the world of entertainment. The following upcoming December films are some of the most highly anticipated movies of the year.

“Spider-Man: No Way Home”

Marvel fans, the time has come for another addition to the Spider-Man film series.With Peter Parker’s identity as Spider-Man finally exposed by Mysterio at the end of the previous film “Spider-Man: Far From Home,” he struggles to separate his normal life from the high demands of being a superhero. He then turns to Doctor Strange for help on restoring the secrecy of his once hidden identity of Spider-Man. However, the stakes become far more dangerous than he could imagine. Catch this action-packed continuation film in theatres on Dec. 17.

“Sing 2”

If you’re searching for a family friendly film, look no further. Five years after “Sing” graced the big screen, we are finally receiving a sequel. Self-starter koala Buster Moon and his stellar group of animal performers are looking to put on a performance extravaganza in the sparkling entertainment capital of the world. If your interest is piqued, this quirky, comedic musical will be in theatres on Dec. 22.

“West Side Story”

The beloved classic “West Side Story” originally premiered on Sep. 26, 1957 and is now making its revival debut on the big screen. Directed by Steven Spielberg, this film tells the story of rival gangs, Latino culture and forbidden love. If you’re a hopeless romantic and a fan of musicals, be sure to check out this movie released on Dec. 10.

“American Underdog”

“American Underdog” tells the inspirational true story of Kurt Warner, who went from stacking shelves to being a NFL MVP, Superbowl champion, and Hall of Fame Quarterback. The story centers around the many challenges and setbacks faced during his journey into the NFL in which he continued to abide by his aspirations to be a professional athlete. This film hits theatres on Christmas Day.

“Don’t Look Up”

Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Tyler Perry and Jennifer Lawrence––enough said. “Don’t Look Up” is about two mediocre astronomers that go on a media tour to warn all of mankind about a planet that is approaching and will destroy Earth. The disaster-comedy will be in select theatres on Dec.10 and will hit Netflix on Dec. 24.