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Here are the latest action movies coming in 2021 from streaming services Netflix, Marvel, HBO, IMDB, Tubi, Vudu, YouTube and more.
2021 is a big year for blockbuster movies as we catch up with 2020 films delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. Big movies like Marvel’s Black Widow, F9’s Fast and Furious sequel, Free Guy and Candyman have finally arrived on streaming services. Which means you can still watch uncut movies and with fewer total interruptions than television airings.
New Movies of 2021 Available on Streaming Services
Candyman Horror Movie (Aug. 27, 2021)
Chilling 1992 horror movie Candyman gets a hook-handed reboot thanks to Nia DaCosta, written by Get Out and Us creator Jordan Peele. It was moved around the schedule a few times before being set for August 2021.
Release date: Aug. 27, 2021 (moved from June 2020)
Plans for another Candyman film streaming initially began in early 2000s, with original film director Bernard Rose wanted to make a prequel film about Candyman and Helen’s love, while a crossover film, titled Candyman vs. Leprechaun, entered in development. However, the studio turned it down, with both projects entering in development hell. By 2018, Peele signed on as producer for a new film using his company, Monkeypaw Productions and later, in November that same year, it was confirmed that Peele would produce the film with Universal Pictures and MGM and will partner with Rosenfeld to co-produce the film while DaCosta signed on as director. Principal photography for the film began in August 2019 and wrapped in September 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.
Free Guy Science Fiction Action Comedy Movie (Aug. 13, 2021)
Free Guy streaming is a 2021 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Shawn Levy from a screenplay by Matt Lieberman and Zak Penn, and a story by Lieberman. Ryan Reynolds, Taika Waititi and Killing Eve star Jodie Comer press start on Free Guy, the story of a video game’s nonplayable character coming to life.
Release date: Aug. 13, 2021 (moved from July 2020)
Black Widow Superhero Movie (July 9, 2021)
Black Widow is a 2021 American superhero film based on Marvel Comics featuring the character of the same name. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is the 24th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film was directed by Cate Shortland from a screenplay by Eric Pearson.
Release date: July 9, 2021 (June 29, 2021 world premieres)
Black Widow premiered at events around the world on June 29, 2021. Lionsgate Films began development of a Black Widow film streaming in April 2004, with David Hayter attached to write and direct. The project did not move forward and the character’s film rights had reverted to Marvel Studios by June 2006. Johansson was cast in the role for several MCU films beginning with Iron Man 2 (2010), and began discussing a solo film with Marvel. Work began in late 2017, with Shortland hired in 2018. Jac Schaeffer and Ned Benson contributed to the script before Pearson was hired. Filming took place from May to October 2019 in Norway, Budapest, Morocco, Pinewood Studios in England, and in Atlanta, Macon, and Rome, Georgia.
Fast & Furious 9 Action Movie (May 19, 2021)
Fast & Furious 9 is a 2021 American action film directed by Justin Lin from a screenplay by Daniel Casey and Lin. It is the sequel to The Fate of the Furious (2017), the ninth main installment, and the tenth full-length film in the Fast & Furious franchise.
Release date: May 19, 2021 (June 25, 2021 United States)
F9 was originally scheduled for a worldwide release by Universal Pictures on April 19, 2019, but was delayed several times, first due to the release of Hobbs & Shaw (2019) and planned release of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s No Time to Die (2021), and then the COVID-19 pandemic.
With a ninth and tenth film planned since 2014, Lin was confirmed to be directing (F9) Fast and Furious 9 streaming in October 2017, returning to the franchise since last directing Fast & Furious 6 (2013). F9 is the first film in the franchise since The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006) not written by Chris Morgan. The cast was finalized with the addition of Cena in June 2019 and principal photography began that same month and lasted until that November, with filming locations including London, Los Angeles, Tbilisi, and Thailand.
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