From Matt Damon starrer Jason Bourne to Tom Cruise’s Top Gun 2, here’s a look at some of the Hollywood sequels that are releasing after a gap of five years or more.
CIA assassin suffering from amnesia, agent Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) is back for the fifth installment in this action spy thriller franchise. While the fourth installment in the franchise released in 2012 did not feature Jason Bourne and talked about a different spy played by Jeremy Renner. Both Damon and filmmaker Paul Greengrass return for the fifth installment, which will see Bourne resurface after he disappeared at the end of the third film .
After helping a father clownfish reunite with his son in the animated flick Finding Nemo, Dory the blue coloured regal tang will be on yet another ‘swimming’ quest to reunite with her family. Voiced by popular talk show host, Ellen DeGeneres, Dory who suffers from amnesia, will return on the big screen with the popular characters including Marlon and Nemo after 13 years .
Independence Day: Resurgence
After saving the entire world from a powerful alien attack, American soldiers and civilians prepare for yet another attack 20 years later. Independence Day: Resurgence will see the return of scientist David Levinson (Jeff Goldblum) and former President Thomas J. Whitmore (Bill Pullman) in pivotal roles. While Will Smith’s character Steven Hiller will not return in this installment, his on-screen step son Dylan Dubrow-Hiller (Jessie Usher) will take his place. Actor Liam Hemswortth too will be playing another important role in the film.
Top Gun 2
Almost 30 years after, Maverick (Tom Cruise) will soon return to the United States Navy Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor program or Top Gun. While the film’s release date hasn’t been announced as yet, filmmaker Jerry Bruckheimer confirmed that he and Cruise are working on a script and the sequel will reportedly see Cruise return to the Fighter Weapons School at Miramar in San Diego as an instructor.
Bad Santa 2
Professional thief Willie T. Stokes (Billy Bob Thornton) is back after 13 years in the second installment of this black crime comedy franchise. After the first installment received an overwhelming response, fans were waiting for the second part, which has been in the news for a long time, but was confirmed only last year.