Chris Pratt has undergone quite the transformation as he went from being a TV star to A-lister in a heartbeat. His roles in blockbuster movies like Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurassic World have catapulted the handsome actor to fame almost overnight. Let’s take a look at Chris Pratt’s new movies in 2017-18.
Chris Pratt is the complete package. The 37-year-old star is popular for his comedic timing, dashing looks, and acting chops. After appearing in blockbuster hits such as Zero Dark Thirty, Her, and Moneyball, Pratt has become one of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood. He kick-started his career with recurring roles in The O.C. and Parks and Recreation and supporting roles in romantic comedies such as Bride Wars and The Five-Year Engagement. Soon enough, he was flooded with film offers and achieved leading man status with his well-received performance in Guardians of The Galaxy, The Lego Movie, and Jurassic World. Pratt had a good run at the box office in 2016 with releases like Passengers and The Magnificent Seven, and his fans have a reason to rejoice because Chris Pratt has more new releases lined up in 2017 and 2018. Here are Chris Pratt’s new and upcoming movies in 2017-18.
#1. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Based on the sequel to the Marvel Comics film of the same name, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is Chris Pratt’s most-anticipated new release of 2017. The superhero movie was written and directed by James Gunn and features an all-star ensemble cast. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 boasts Hollywood A-listers like Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Zoe Saldana, Glenn Close, Dave Bautista, and Kurt Russell. The supporting cast also includes Karen Gillan, Sean Gunn, and Chris Sullivan, among others.
After the phenomenal success of the first movie, the sequel was announced in 2014, and the film commenced shooting last year. The plot of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 picks up about two months after the first installment left off. The Guardians continue their journey through the cosmos, while struggling to stay together as Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) discovers the truth about his parentage. Already poised to be a summer hit, the movie will hit theaters in 3D and IMAX on May 5.
Release Date: May 5, 2017
#2. Avengers: Infinity War Part 1 and 2
Another one of Chris Pratt’s new movies in 2018, Avengers: Infinity War is also based in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and includes characters from most of the recently released films. Pratt will be joining the cast as his Guardians of the Galaxy character, Peter Quill. The movie is directed by the Emmy Award-winning Russo brothers, Joe and Anthony, who have previously worked on the Captain America films.
Avengers: Infinity War stars an ensemble cast including Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Mark Ruffalo (Hulk), Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Josh Brolin (Thanos), Chris Evans (Captain America), Elizabeth Olsen (Scarlet Witch) and Benedict Cumberbatch (Dr. Strange). The latest Avengers installment was announced in 2014, and began filming last month in Georgia. Meanwhile, an untitled Avengers sequel is also in the works and scheduled to be released on May 3, 2019. We’re sure Chris Pratt’s fans will be excited to watch his upcoming movie next year!
Release Date: May 4, 2018
#3. Jurassic World Sequel
After seeing the success of 2015’s Jurassic World, which grossed over $1.0 billion at the box office, an untitled sequel was announced. It has been confirmed that Chris Pratt and Ty Simpkins are signed for the new film. In addition, Bryce Dallas Howard, as well as Jeff Goldblum are rumored to reprise their roles in the sequel. The film will be directed by Colin Trevorrow and is speculated to involve a plot of dinosaur soldiers. It definitely looks like the Jurassic World sequel will be an interesting watch!
Release Date: June 22, 2018