The year 2018 is forecasted to be a year of many blockbusters. This is quite evident when the next season of Westworld, The Handmaid’s Tale or new shows like Altered Carbon, Waco, Sharp Objects are getting quite a lot of expectations.
It was only considered “below screen” compared to movies, but in recent years, television is occupying no small convenience in approaching audiences and more and more works in terms of technological quality compared to film.
This is confirmed when the famous directors, veteran actors have been selecting TV to participate as David Fincher, Cary Fukunaga, Jean-Marc Vallée, Nicole Kidman, …
The big breakthrough of the TV series came from Netflix, a nascent online TV company that has been competing with traditional television companies such as HBO, AMC, Showtime, and others. The competition that leads to the positive is the excellent, unique and well-selected scenarios and budgets to attract directors and actors.
That’s why, in 2018, which the so-called Golden Era of TV drama will be followed by series of despicable series, next season and new series. Let’s have a look at the most anticipated films of the year 2018 with moviebox.live!
1. The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (FX – 17.01)
The first season of American Crime Story revolves around the murder case of former football star O.J. Simpson became a small-screen phenomenon, sweeping a series of prestigious television awards.
Back to the second season, American Crime Story will re-assassinate the designer Gianni Versace famously made the entertainment industry shake in 1997.
Édgar Ramírez and Penélope Cruz transformed into power couple Gianni and Donatella Versace, with Ricky Martin as the lover of Gianni and Darren Criss as the serial killer.
The movie first aired on January 17th on FX TV.
2. Britannia (Amazon – 18.01)
Those who love Game of Thrones or Vikings certainly can not ignore recruits Britannia.
The film will bring the audience back to ancient times with mythology, magic and fight against the Roman army of the British warriors.
The film will air in the UK from January 18. Amazon is a global distribution unit with an unspecified release date.
3. The Alienist (TNT – 21.01)
The Alienist was adapted from the novel of the same name by Caleb Carr, set in New York in 1896. After a series of young prostitutes were murdered barbaric, police chief Teddy Roosevelt secretly combined with a journalist. and criminal psychologists open the investigation.
The film stars Daniel Bruhl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning and Brian Geraghty.
4. Altered Carbon (Netflix – 02.02)
Netflix spends $ 6 billion to invest in original TV and movie programs in 2017, and by 2018 the figure will reach $ 8 billion. This proves Netflix’s ambition to create a new empire where audiences can find the best show. That would make Netflix’s next blockbuster project Altered Carbon desirable.
The film is set in the futuristic world of cyberpunk where human consciousness can be stored and transplanted into the new body, allowing the super-rich to become immortal.
In Altered Carbon, we will meet the colorful future worlds like Blade Runner, the survival battle between the criminal powers and the question of the moral line of man.
The first 10 episodes will be released on Netflix on February 2,
5. Trust (FX – 25.03)
Continuing to be a TV series after a movie version like Snowpiercer, the Trust recounted that the billionaire J. Paul Getty had refused to pay to redeem his grandson kidnapped in the year 1973.
Ridley Scott’s film version, called “All the Money in the World,” was released shortly thereafter and received positive reviews from critics, while director Danny Boyle’s movie will be available in late March.
With the participation of Hilary Swank, Brendan Fraser, Harris Dickinson and Donald Sutherland, Trust is undoubtedly one of the biggest projects of FX in 2018.
6. The Terror (AMC – 26.03)
Based on Dan Simmons novel, The Terror tells the real story in 1840 when John Franklin’s expedition to the Arctic was stranded and killed. However, The Terror will mix the supernatural elements to create a movie title thriller, mystery.
The Terror starred in Ridley Scott’s production and starring Jared Harris, Tobias Menzies, …
AMC is a TV station with many quality titles such as The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul, … so the quality of The Terror can be ensured.
7. Legion of season 2 (FX – April)
Legion is an amazing title in 2017. The fascination with storytelling with a crazy, mutant character, the Legion is quite comparable to Netflix’s Daredevil. Because of the unexpected success of season 1, FX has continued to launch part 2 to be released in 2018.
David Haller’s journey against the Dark King continues, David Haller’s super powers are revealed, and what’s fascinating that producers can exploit? Let’s look at this April.
8. The Handmaid’s Tale Season 2 (Hulu – 25.04)
After the first season of great success, the second season of The Handmaid’s Tale received great expectations from the audience.
Season two of the 13 episodes revolves around what happens after her maid, Offred (Elisabeth Moss), becomes pregnant. She also has to work hard to find her missing daughter in the heart of the dangerous Gilead administration.
Other important figures include Commander Fred (Joseph Fiennes), Serena Joy (Yvonne Strahovski), Moira (Samira Wiley), Ofglen (Alexis Bledel), Aunt Lydia (Ann Dowd) and Nick Blaine (Max Minghella) . In addition, actress Marisa Tomei will be the special guest of this season. She plays the wife of a commanding officer in the second episode.
9. Waco (Paramount Network – 24.11)
The six-episode Waco drama will narrate a real-life incident in 1993 in Waco, Texas when a federal agency made a raid on the Branch Davidians religious group, resulting in death. for 86 people.
With quality cast members including Taylor Kitsch, Michael Shannon, Waco promising to bring a story even in 1993, but still current when the Koresh evangelist played by Taylor Kitsch has been accused. sexual harassment of his disciples. And this is the focus of the media discussion over the years.
10. Season 3 Daredevil (Netflix)
Daredevil season 1 was astonishing when it introduced a completely different Marvel superhero film: a violent, fierce and dark element in the fight against criminal gangs.
That helped Netflix continue to build portraits such as Jessica Jones, Luge Cage, and Iron Fist, followed by the television series on all four superheroes – The Defenders. However, only Daredevil is truly successful.
Therefore, the third season of the movie is expected to debut this summer is a good thing. Part 3 will continue the criminal journey of Daredevil blind superhero at Hell’s Kitchen, New York.
11. Kidding (Showtime)
Jim Carrey co-starred with director Michel Gondry for the first time in the 2004 film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. With Jim Carry’s amalgamation of composing and composing, Kidding is sure to be one of Showtime’s most notable titles this year.
The film tells the story of a television icon for children. One day, when confronted by family conflicts, he realized that life was not all rosy and that he could totally be mad because of the loss of control.
12. Collateral (Netflix)
The BBC short film “Netflix” outside of England will feature starring Carey Mulligan.
The film is the process of investigating a murder of a young detective who is involved in politics and religion.
13. Snowpiercer (TNT)
Snowpiercer directed by Bong Joon-ho starring Chris Evans and Tilda Swinton is a familiar title for lovers of science fiction in particular and cinema in general.
Realizing the potential of the story based on the French comic, TNT decided to turn it into a TV movie starring Jennifer Connelly.
The story sets the scene in the new ice age, the last individuals living on a ship that always moves around the Earth. There, the social stratum is deeply stratified, causing serious conflict.
14. House of Cards Season 6 (Netflix)
Things are not the same anymore when Kevin Spacey is sexually assaulted and removed from the House of Cards project, despite the crafty presidential role that seeks to win the crown at all costs viewers.
Thus, the presidency has officially given way to Robin Wright, the powerful woman – wife of former President Frank Underwood.
From season 2 when David Fincher was no longer involved in the production, the film has seen signs of going down. However, the attraction, the entertainment of the House of Cards is not so lost. Season 6 will be the last for a long journey full of intrigue, with countless scary schemes in the American politics.
Let’s wait and see how Netflix deals with House of Cards when Kevin Spacey is gone.
15. Castle Rock (Hulu)
2017 is a particularly successful year for film and television adaptations of Stephen King’s novels and stories (except The Dark Tower). This is unlikely to stop there when 2018, Hulu will launch Castle Rock movie based on various stories of the master of horror novels.
Castle Rock will be a battle between light and shadow in the mysterious town of Maine. The film features Melanie Lynskey, Jane Levy, Sissy Spacek, Scott Glenn, Terry O’Quinn, Andre Holland and Bill Skarsgård – clown of horror blockbuster it (2017).
16. The First (Hulu)
The Oscar-winning actor Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn is in the television business. The First will be produced by Beau Willimon (House of Cards).
A science fiction film tells the story of setting up a human colonial base on Mars.
Hopefully with the collaboration with Sean Penn, Beau Willimon will create a quality series worth looking forward to.
17. Yellowstone (Paramount Network)
Paramount Network’s three-episode short film, written by and directed by Taylor Sheridan (Sicario, Hell or High Water, and Wind River).
Yellowstone is part of the post-Western genre, starring Kevin Costner, Kelly Reilly and Wes Bentley.
18. The Romanoffs (Amazon)
This is the next project of the man who made the top-rated Mad Men – Matthew Weiner.
The film is a collection of stories about people who believe they are the Romanov surname – the last royal family to rule Russia from the 17th to the beginning of the 20th century.
The Romanoffs will gather veteran actors such as Jack Huston, Diane Lane and especially Isabelle Huppert.
19. One Day She’ll Darken (TNT)
The six-volume series is based on a true story directed by Patty Jenkins, whose directorial return came with Wonder Woman.
Actor Chris Pine will be playing a reckless journalist exploring the mystery behind a celebrity doctor in Hollywood.
With original material related to racist themes, sexual scandals and even the infamous Black Daheas murder, One Day She’ll Darken promises to be a great series that can not be missed this year.
20. Westworld Season 2 (HBO)
Series is considered the successor of the throne that Game of Thrones leave will certainly bring season 2 more majestic.
After the shock of the first part, the position between the humans and the robot reverses, beginning a bloody rebellion. Along with that, the context will be expanded, no longer confined to the Western world that will take place in many more exciting new worlds.
21. Sharp Objects (HBO)
Men are always overwhelmed in the field of film and television, but last year, Big Little Lies proved a series led by women can completely achieve great success. This year, it will probably be followed by a series of eight episodes of Sharp Objects directed by Big Little Lies director Jean-Marc Vallée.
The film was adapted from the thriller novel of the same name by Gillian Flynn – author of Gone Girl.
Amy Adams is the next A-Star to choose TV as the destination. In Sharp Objects, she plays a female reporter returning to her hometown to investigate the murder of two girls. Since then, the dark mystery has been unveiled.
22. Too Old to Die Young (Amazon)
Nicolas Winding Refn is best known for his neo-noir movie Drive (2011). However, his next two films, Only God Forgives (2013) and The Neon Demon (2016), were polarized.
Moving to the small screen, Nicolas Winding Refn continues to exploit the crime story with Too Old to Die Young. The film revolves around a police officer who has killed his wife, accidentally pushed into the underworld L.A rife with Yakuza, Russian mafia and all sorts of assassins.
23. Maniac (Netflix)
Cary Fukunaga, the director of the hit TV series True Detective, has not done anything since the movie Beasts of No Nation (2015). After refusing the director’s chair for It and The Alienist, Fukunaga embarked on the Maniac – a remake of the Norwegian TV series.
Maniac is about a mental patient with his strange fantasy world.
Fukunaga will direct 10 episodes, starring Jonah Hill and Emma Stone in the lead role, Sonoya Mizuno, Justin Theroux, Julia Garner, Jemima Kirke and Sally Field in supporting roles.
24. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Netflix)
From Netflix’s well-known and well-deserved Coen brothers, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is definitely one of the most anticipated television projects of the year.
The series consists of 6 episodes with 6 different stories, each one predicted to have the same length as a movie. The cast included James Franco, Zoe Kazan, Tyne Daly, Willie Watson, Ralph Ineson, Tim Blake Nelson, Stephen Root, Brendan Gleeson and Liam Neeson.