Is watching movies more than a hobby to you? To all the movie buffs out there, here is the list of upcoming movies based on real stories that are going to be released in the year 2017. Pick your favorite and mark your calendars for the date:
1. Woman Walks Ahead:
Woman Walks Ahead depicts the story of Catherine Weldon who was a portrait artist from New York in the 19th century. Jessica Chastain is going to play her role and shows us Catherine’s journey to Dakota where she lives with Sioux Indians. Catherine Weldon neglects her friendship with Sitting Bull and the relationship between them becomes a complication as the media criticizes her growing activism. Michael Greyeyes is going to star as Sitting Bull in this movie against Jessica.
2. Granite Mountain:
Granite Mountain is being directed by Joseph Kosinski and is all set to release on September 22nd, 2017. The movie presents the story of the group of men who fought the Yarnell Hill fire, a wildfire that was witnessed in the year 2013 in Prescott, Arizona. Reportedly, the fire claimed the lives of 19 firefighters of the Prescott Fire Department, also known as the Granite Mountain Hotshots. The movie stars Josh Brolin, Jeff Bridges, Miles Teller, Taylor Kitsch, Andie Macdowell, Jennifer Connelly.
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3. Darkest Hour:
Darkest Hour which is a British historical war drama going to release on November 24th is also in the list of upcoming movies based on real stories. Directed by Joe Wright, this movie depicts the story of Winston Churchill when he had to fight against Hitler’s army in the initial stages of the World War II. The role of Winston Churchill is being played by Gary Oldman and the rest of the cast includes Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Ben Mendelsohn and John Hurt.
4. The Greatest Showman:
This could be one of the most awaited movies of the year 2017. This biographical movie drama will star Hugh Jackman who plays the role of the legendary showman P.T.Barnum. The movie explains Barnum’s journey that led him to create the Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus. It explains his immense imagination power and the business tactics he implemented to start the Ringling Bros. The Greatest Showman is scheduled to release on December 25th and the cast also includes Rebecca Ferguson, Zac Effron, Zendaya and Michelle Williams. Hugh Jackman's presence in the movie makes it one of the most awaited upcoming movies based on real stories.
5. Billionaire Boys Club:
James Cox directed biographical crime drama details the real-life Billionaire Boys Club which actually existed in the 1980s in South California. The movie is about a group of rich boys in Los Angeles who started a scheme which they claimed would make people rich in a very short time and eventually fall into deep trouble. The movie cast includes Ansel Elgort (main lead), Cary Elwes, Kevin Spacey, Taron Egerton and Emma Roberts. The release date is yet to be announced.