The Comic Book Movies of 2011 & 2012!

The Comic Book Movies of 2011 & 2012!

The Comic Book Movies of 2011 & 2012!

Follow the jump to find out about the updated CBM calendar and to see the comic book cinematic highlights of the next two years! PLUS: Cast your vote for which movie you're most looking forward to...

2010 has been a great year for comic book movies. Kick-Ass wowed critics and audiences alike while Iron Man 2 has already gone down a storm in the UK and looks to do the same when it's released stateside this coming Friday! With Jonah Hex, Prince of Persia and TRON: Legacy all still on the way, the year's far from over but the best may be yet to come with 2011 and 2012 set to be the most epic ever.

With Marvel releasing The First Avenger: Captain America and Thor next year, 2012 will see them and the Iron Man franchise combined to team up the characters in what might just be the most anticipated comic book movie ever, The Avengers! Meanwhile, DC will be bringing the Green Lantern onto the big screen for the first time as well as continuing the Batman franchise and rebooting Superman at the same time. Surely pointing to a Justice League movie not too far into the future as well! Of course, both companies also have more movies on offer in the next two years as do many other studios who'll be bringing the likes of Star Trek 2, Cowboys & Aliens and Transformers 3 into a cinema near you!

Now, ComicBookMovie has a new and updated calendar with all of the release dates of these upcoming movies as well as a list of those that don't have a date set and even movies that are still nothing more than a rumour! So next time you want to know when exactly your favourite comic book character will hit the big screen don't Google it! Find it right here on CBM!

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The Green Hornet

Directed By: Michel Gondry

Starring: Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Christoph Waltz, Cameron Diaz

Synopsis: Newspaper publisher Britt Reid moonlights as a masked crime fighter called The Green Hornet accompanied by his similarly masked Asian valet, martial arts expert Kato. Despite his heroic intentions, he is considered so disreputable among legitimate law enforcement that he is able to talk casually with known criminals and even do business with them.

Released: January 14, 2011


Directed By: Scott Stewart

Starring: Paul Bettany, Cam Gigandet, Maggie Q, Karl Urban

Synopsis: A priest disobeys church law to track down the vampires who kidnapped his niece.

Released: March 4, 2011


Directed By: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins

Synopsis: The Mighty Thor, a powerful but arrogant warrior whose reckless actions reignite an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth.

Released: May 6, 2011

X-Men: First Class

Directed By: Matthew Vaughn

Synopsis: X-Men: First Class is intended to be about the young Cyclops, Jean Grey, Beast and others who attended Xavier's school with them.

Released: June 3, 2011

Green Lantern

Directed By: Martin Campbell

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong, Temuera Morrison

Synopsis: A test pilot is granted a mystical green ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers, as well as membership into an intergalactic squadron tasked with keeping peace within the universe.

Released: 17 June, 2011

Transformers 3

Directed By: Michael Bay

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, John Malkovich, Ken Jeong

Released: July 1, 2011

The First Avenger: Captain America

Directed By: Joe Johnston

Starring: Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan, Hugo Weaving, Haley Atwell

Synopsis: The First Avenger: Captain America will focus on the early days of the Marvel Universe when Steve Rogers volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into the Super Soldier known as Captain America.

Released: July 22, 2011

Cowboys And Aliens

Directed By: Jon Favreau

Starring: Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde

Synopsis: In Silver City, Arizona, Apache Indians and Western settlers must lay their differences aside when an alien spaceship crash lands in their city.

Released: 29 July, 2011

Official Release Dates Unknown


Ghost Rider 2: Spirit of Vengeance
Men in Black 3
Sin City 2


The Avengers

Directed By: Joss Whedon

Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Samuel L. Jackson

Released: May 4, 2012

Star Trek 2

Directed By: J. J. Abrams

Released: June 29, 2011

Spider-Man Reboot

Directed By: Marc Webb

Released: July 3, 2011

Batman 3

Directed By: Christopher Nolan

Released: July 20, 2011

Official Release Dates Unknown


G.I Joe 2
Iron Man 3
John Carter of Mars
Superman Reboot
Hancock 2
Kick-Ass 2: Balls To The Wall
Wanted 2
Wolverine 2

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