After his Oscar-nominated stint in The Martian, fans of Matt Damon expect more stellar performances from the star. Damon has excelled in action and drama, but this year, we will see him in a historical epic and two comedies.
There is no doubt that Matt Damon is one of the biggest stars in Hollywood today. He has proved himself as an consummate actor in a variety of genres. Whether it’s action movies, science fiction, or drama, Damon has given a stellar performance in every role he’s been in. Aside from his acting, Matt Damon’s movies are praised for scoring big at the box office. We can expect to see him in three movies releasing in 2017. We will tell you all we know about Matt Damon’s new movies in 2017 right here.
Matt Damon’s biggest upcoming movie in 2017 is undoubtedly the action-adventure, The Great Wall. It is about a group of shadowy monsters who attack Chinese soldiers stationed along the Great Wall. Damon plays William Garin, a survivor of a European mercenary group who is searching for wealth, but ends up discovering the mysteries that surround the Great Wall of China. Garin then joins the fight against the creatures to help protect the people of China.
Enjoy the Grandeur
The Great Wall is a period film that has been made on an epic scale. It has great costumes, mind-blowing battle sequences, and fantastic performances by the entire cast. The film stars Matt Damon, Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, and Andy Lau. The release date for The Great Wall is February 17, 2017 in the U.S., as it has already been released in parts of Asia and Europe.
Going Down a Size
Another film that fans of Matt Damon are eagerly awaiting is the comedy-drama, Downsizing. The film surrounds a Nebraska man (Matt Damon) who voluntarily undergoes a process to shrink himself and then joins a community of other miniaturized people. Damon plays an occupational therapist who shrinks himself, and starts a new life in one of these colonies. There, he must find a job, a home, and afford a nice lifestyle, all while being four inches tall.
Small Movie, Big Cast
The film stars Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig, Christoph Waltz, Alec Baldwin, Neil Patrick Harris, Jason Sudeikis, and Margo Martindale. Downsizing promises to be a laugh riot with fantastic special effects. Viewers will get to see Damon in a comedy, which is rare for the actor. Downsizing is expected to be released on December 22, 2017.
A Tale of Revenge
Another comedy that Damon will be seen in is the upcoming comedy-crime film, Suburbicon. This film is directed by George Clooney and is set in the 1950s. Suberbicon is about a suburban family who is forced to turn to blackmail and betrayal after their home is invaded. Not much is known about the plot, except that it will feature outlandish characters and extreme comical violence.
A Black Comedy
Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Josh Brolin, and Oscar Isaac will star in the film. It’s a black comedy written by the talented Coen brothers, George Clooney, and Grant Heslov. The release date has not yet been announced, but the film is scheduled to be out by the end of 2017.