Fantasy 2022: On the set of The Magic Flute

Among the 22 most anticipated movies of 2022 are also a few fantasy movies. If you are interested in the genre in general, in addition to the return to the Harry Potter universe and a more remote Pinocchio than that of Disney, you will get one here Overview of the 12 greatest fantasy films of 2022 (measured against most Moviepilot reservations).

Since the fantasy films certainly overlap with the superhero films 2022, the horror films 2022 and the science fiction films 2022, we have not listed the respective films from the previous genre overviews twice here.

12.) Fantasy film starts in 2022: Instead of Harry Potter, Netflix has the school of evil (and good)

With The School for Good and Evil is Netflix filming this book of the same name * by Soman Chainani: A group of young people are taken to a boarding school, very similar to Harry Potter. There they are to be trained as heroes and villains. But this magical distinction is sometimes not that simple. Featuring: Charlize Theron, Laurence Fishburne, Ben Kingsley and Kerry Washington.

  • Netflix launch: still unknown
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11.) Fantasy film launches 2022: Netflix’ vampire slayer fun Day Shift with Jamie Foxx

The fantasy comedy will also come to Netflix Day Shift. In it, Jamie Foxx returns to the streaming giant after Project Power, but this time to hunt down vampires. Because the star plays a pool cleaner with a double life, whose real merit is to put an end to bloodsuckers.

  • Netflix launch: still unknown
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10.) Fantasy film starts in 2022: The film adaptation of Mozart’s The Magic Flute

Magical and musical it goes in The Magic Flute to, the fantasy adaptation of Mozart’s famous opera. A teenager discovers a portal that leads him into the world of Papageno (played by Game of Thrones villain Iwan Rheon) and co.

  • Theatrical release: December 1, 2022

Fantasy 2022: On the set of The Magic Flute

9. Fantasy Movie Starts 2022: Ghost Fun with Hui Buh 2

16 years after Hui Buh, the castle ghost follows the fantasy adventure this year Hui Buh and the witch’s castle and alongside Michael Herbig as the eponymous spirit, also brings back Christoph Maria Herbst and Rick Kavanian for plenty of comedy. Transformations, magic books and dangerous witches are included in this family film.

Hui Boo and the Witch’s Castle – Trailer (German) HD

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8.) Fantasyfilm-Starts 2022: Deutsche Vampire aka Blutsauger

If you want to take a more unusual approach to your fantasy fix, you can keep an eye on the film bloodsucker throw by Julian Radlmaier. In the self-proclaimed “Marxist Vampire Comedy,” a Soviet refugee falls in love with an eccentric young vampire woman spending the summer on the coast.

Blutsauger – Trailer (Deutsch) HD

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7.) Fantasy film starts in 2022: George Miller lets the genie out of the bottle

Auch George Millers (Mad Max: Fury Road) Three Thousand Years Of Longing should be finished in 2022. In the epic fantasy romance, a scholar who is actually happy with her life is offered three wishes by a genie. Also present: Tilda Swinton and Idris Elba.

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6.) Fantasyfilm-Starts 2022: Disneys Live-Action-Remake von Pinocchio

Among the two Disney live-action remakes coming up this year is also Pinocchio. Forrest Gump director Robert Zemeckis brought back Tom Hanks (as Geppetto, the doll maker) to star alongside stars like Luke Evans (as the Coachman), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (as the Cricket), Keegan-Michael Key (as John) and Cynthia Erivo (as the Blue Fairy) to breathe new life into the wooden boy.

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5.) Fantasyfilm-Starts 2022: Disneys Peter Pan-Remake

After donating Elliot the Dragon (2016) to Disney’s remake squad, David Lowery (The Green Knight) is now filming Disney’s as well Peter Pan & Wendy, of course again after the Classic template by JM Barrie *. The three siblings Wendy, John and Michael follow the flying boy who does not want to grow up to Neverland and there they have to deal with the pirate Captain Hook (Jude Law).

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4.) Fantasyfilm-Starts 2022:

Everything Everywhere All at Once shows a wacky multiverse far away from the MCU

The Swiss Army Man duo Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert promise us too Everything Everywhere All at Once another adventurous-crazy film in which only one Chinese immigrant (Michelle Yeoh) can save the world by exploring the parallel universes of her existence that she could have lived.

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3.) Fantasy film starts 2022: Disney’s Cursed 2 return to the real fairy tale

Believe it or not, it’s 14 years since Kevin Lima turned Disney’s princess world upside down with Enchanted and let a cartoon heroine appear in reality. Now follow me Cursed 2 the sequel, in which Amy Adams as Giselle begins to question her happy ending with Patrick Dempsey, causing chaos.

  • Launch at Disney+: still unknown

Fantasy come true: Cursed 2 is coming to Disney+ in 2022

2.) Fantasy film starts in 2022: Guillermo del Toro’s slightly different Pinocchio

Disney’s Pinocchio film adaptation is not the only one this year: Because Guillermo del Toro has with his Pinocchio created a very own (gloomy, stop-motion animated) musical version of Italian history, which negotiates in fascism under Mussolini what makes puppets into people and people into puppets. He is supported by star voices such as those of Cate Blanchett, Christoph Waltz, Ewan McGregor and Tilda Swinton.

  • Netflix launch: still unknown

Fantasyfilm 2022: Guillermo del Toros Pinocchio

1.) Fantasy film starts 2022: Harry Potter’s wizarding world continues to grow in Beasts 3

Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets adds the next chapter to Newt and Dumbledore’s battle against villain Grindelwald. Their adventures lead the Harry Potter heroes around Newt (Eddie Redmayne) around the world to Brazil and China, but of course also back to Hogwarts, where we learn more about Albus Dumbledore’s (Jude Law) past.

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The stated start dates for fantasy films in 2022 can of course change over the course of the year.

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Disclaimer: The Magic Flute is produced by Flute Films. The Webedia media group, which also owns Moviepilot, co-produced the film.

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