‘Rogue One’, ‘Finding Dory’ Among Most Anticipated 2016 Movies: Fandango Survey

What title are moviegoers excited to see this year? How about another Star Wars movie? Disney’s spinoff Star Wars title, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story topped Fandango’s 2016 Hot List of most anticipated movies. Rogue One takes places moments before the original Fandango logo1977 Star Wars film and focuses on the band of secret rebels who stole the Death Star plans.

The Fandango survey, conducted in the last weeks of December, polled more than a thousand moviegoers about the films, stars and roles they are looking forward to seeing on the big screen in the new year. Disney/Pixar’s Finding Nemo sequel, Finding Dory filed second. 

Among the most anticipated actors, Melissa McCarthy for her turn in Sony’s Ghostbusters topped the Most Anticipated Actress list and Matt Damon is the No. 1 Most Anticipated Actor for his return as Jason Bourne. In addition a slew of those actors and actresses in upcoming superhero titles made the list including Captain America: Civil War (Scarlett Johansson, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman), X-Men: Apocalypse (Jennifer Lawrence, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan) and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Christina Wren, Jason Momoa) among others.

Here’s the complete list:

Most Anticipated Movie:
1. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

2. Finding Dory

3. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

4. Untitled Jason Bourne Movie

5. Captain America: Civil War

6. Star Trek Beyond

7. Independence Day: Resurgence

8. X-Men: Apocalypse

9. Zoolander No. 2

10. The Jungle Book

Most Anticipated Actress:
1. Melissa McCarthy (Ghostbusters)

2. Scarlett Johansson (Captain America: Civil War)

3. Jennifer Lawrence (X-Men: Apocalypse)

4. Emily Blunt (The Girl on the Train)

5. Charlize Theron (The Huntsman: Winter’s War)

Most Anticipated Actor:
1. Matt Damon (Untitled Jason Bourne Movie)

2. Will Smith (Suicide Squad)

3. Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool)

4. Ben Affleck (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)

5. George Clooney (Hail, Caesar!)

Rising Female Movie Star:
1. Sophie Turner (X-Men: Apocalypse)

2. Leslie Jones (Ghostbusters)

3. Karen Fukuhara (Suicide Squad)

4. Christina Wren (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)

5. Nadia Hilker (The Divergent Series: Allegiant)

Rising Male Movie Star:
1. Tom Holland (Captain America: Civil War)

2. Riz Ahmed (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story)

3. Tye Sheridan (X-Men: Apocalypse)

4. Stephan James (Race)

5. Ed Speleers (Alice Through the Looking Glass)

Most Anticipated Comic Book Character Debuting in a Major Role:
1. Wonder Woman (Gal Godot in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)

2. Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool)

3. Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie in Suicide Squad)

4. Aquaman (Jason Momoa in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)

5. Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch in Doctor Strange)

6. Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman in Captain America: Civil War)


This article was printed from https://deadline.com/2016/01/rogue-one-a-star-wars-story-finding-dory-2016-fandango-most-anticipated-1201675461/