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“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” Voted Most Anticipated 2016 Film in Fandango Moviegoer Survey


 

FANDANGO REVEALS ITS 2016 HOT LIST OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES, PERFORMANCES AND RISING STARS

 

Film Fans Pick Matt Damon, Melissa McCarthy, Tom Holland & Sophie Turner

For Their Anticipated Roles in the New Year

 

LOS ANGELES—January 4, 2016 - Fandango, the nation’s leading digital destination for all things movies, surveyed movie goers during the last weeks of December about the films, stars and roles they are looking forward to seeing on the big screen in the new year. The results of Fandango’s 2016 Hot List survey are below.

 

FANDANGO FAN PICKS FOR 2016

 

Most Anticipated Movie:

1.      “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (December 16)

2.      “Finding Dory” (June 17)

3.      “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” (March 25)

4.       Untitled Jason Bourne Movie (July 29)

5.      “Captain America: Civil War” (May 6)

6.      “Star Trek Beyond” (July 22)

7.      “Independence Day: Resurgence” (June 24)

8.      “X-Men: Apocalypse” (May 27)

9.      “Zoolander No. 2” (February 12)

10.  “The Jungle Book” (April 15)

 

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”)

 

“Film fans already know what they want for their 2016 holiday present, as they count down the days till December 16 when the next ‘Star Wars’ story opens in theaters,” says Fandango Chief Correspondent Dave Karger.  “The new year promises plenty of action, star turns and first-time comic book adaptations to satisfy a wide range of consumers and to continue the momentum of 2015’s banner year for movie going.”