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    14 Movie Sequels Coming To The Big Screen In 2022

    I need more Dr. Strange in my life ASAP.

    There are a lot of movies coming out this year, and a lot of those movies are sequels.

    Here are some of the biggest ones coming out in 2022:

    (Disclaimer: We're not going by Randy's rules in Scream 2 — even though some of these are parts of trilogies or larger franchises, we're counting them as sequels.)

    1. Downton Abbey: A New Era

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    Downton Abbey: A New Era hits theaters in the UK on April 29 and in the US on May 20, with Hugh Dancy joining the cast.

    2. Sonic the Hedgehog 2

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    Sonic the Hedgehog 2 will be released on April 8. Ben Schwartz, Jim Carrey, James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Pally, and Lee Majdoub will all be back, and are joined by Idris Elba, Shemar Moore, and Colleen O'Shaughnessey.

    3. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

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    The third installment of the five-part Fantastic Beasts series hits theaters on April 8 in the UK and April 15 in the US. Mads Mikkelsen joins the cast as the new Grindelwald.

    4. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

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    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness will be released on May 6. Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Michael Stuhlbarg will all return. Xochitl Gomez will join the MCU in this film as America Chavez, while Elizabeth Olsen will reprise her role as Scarlet Witch.

    5. Top Gun: Maverick

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    Top Gun: Maverick is set to come out on May 27, with Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, and Jon Hamm joining OGs Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer.

    6. Jurassic World: Dominion

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    Jurassic World: Dominion will be released June 10, and features the return of Sam Neill, Jeff Goldblum, Laura Dern, and BD Wong from the original Jurassic Park series.

    7. Minions: The Rise of Gru

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    Minions: The Rise of Gru — out on July 1 — will serve as an origin story for Steve Carell's character Gru. Taraji P. Henson, Lucy Lawless, Dolph Lundgren, Danny Trejo, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Michelle Yeoh also join the voice cast as members of a group of villains called The Vicious 6.

    8. Thor: Love and Thunder

    9. Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

    10. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse - Part One

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    The Into the Spider-Verse sequel (and first installment of Across the Spider-Verse) will hit theaters on October 7. Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, and Jake Johnson will reprise their roles, and Oscar Isaac and Issa Rae will voice characters as well.

    11. Halloween Ends

    12. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

    13. Avatar 2

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    14. Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom

    Which sequel are you looking forward to the most? Tell us in the comments!

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