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Intriguing Ensembles Coming To The Big Screen

June 2nd, 2023Intriguing Ensembles Coming To The Big Screen

Ensemble films are a huge draw for Hollywood, and there have been many that have only grown in popularity over time, such as INCEPTION, AMERICAN HUSTLE, OCEAN’S ELEVEN and more. Luckily, 2023 will see several new additions to the already long list of great films with intriguing ensemble casts.

From the latest in Wes Anderson’s repertoire with ASTEROID CITY to the continuation of huge, big-budget franchises like MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE, there are plenty of big ensemble casts in amazing movies coming out in 2023 – all of which fans can see at their local AMC Theatre as soon as they open.

Asteroid City

Starting off strong with Wes Anderson, ASTEROID CITY is the latest film from the Academy Award® winner. The new movie takes place in the 1950s and is a comedy that follows a group of parents who all have children that happen to love space. With this in mind, they travel to a desert location for a space convention – but find themselves quarantined after they are exposed to something extraterrestrial.

ASTEROID CITY is one of Anderson’s biggest films to date in terms of the cast, and features a staggering amount of stars that fans will recognize. Some of the biggest names participating in this film are Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johnsson, Jeffrey Wright, Jason Schwartzman, Tilda Swinton, Adrien Brody, Bryan Cranston, Maya Hawke, Steve Carell, Matt Dillon, Edward Norton, Jeff Goldblum, Margot Robbie and many more.

ASTEROID CITY opens June 23rd

Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One

If fans are ready for an action-packed spy movie, this is the one to go to. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – DEAD RECKONING PART ONE is the first of two parts to the latest entry in the MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE franchise. Directed by Christopher McQuarrie, the film comes after MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT and continues the story of Ethan Hunt as he and his team search for a weapon that could threaten all of humanity if their enemies happen to get their hands on it.

As is the case with most of the entries in this franchise, the film is stacked to the brim with stars, including the lead, Tom Cruise, as well as supporting roles from Hayley Atwell, Esai Morales, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Vanessa Kirby, Henry Czerny and more.



Movie fans have been hearing about this movie for several years now, and it’s finally almost here. OPPENHEIMER is the latest movie from filmmaker Christopher Nolan, and tells the legendary story of J. Robert Oppenheimer and how he became “the father of the atomic bomb” when the nuclear weapon was being created.

The movie stars Cillian Murphy as J. Robert Oppenheimer, but also features an impressively star-filled cast that includes Robert Downey Jr., Rami Malek, Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Florence Pugh, Benny Safdie, Josh Hartnett, Michael Angarano, Kenneth Branagh, Alden Ehrenreich, Jack Quaid, Josh Peck, Alex Wolff, David Krumholtz, Dane DeHaan, and Jason Clarke, among many other talented actors.

Get Tickets OPPENHEIMER opens July 21st


Step into the world of the legendary toy with BARBIE. Directed by Greta Gerwig, the movie follows the titular character as she seeks more in life and ends up traveling to the human world with her boyfriend, Ken. The film itself features many, many stars, with several portraying different versions of Barbie and Ken.

Margot Robbie stars as the film’s main Barbie, with Ryan Gosling as her Ken. Several of the other stars that will be featured in the upcoming movie include Kate McKinnon, Issa Rae, Hari Nef, Alexandra Shipp, Emma Mackey, Sharon Rooney, Dua Lipa, Nicola Coughlan, Ana Cruz Kayne, Ritu Arya, Simu Liu, Scott Evans, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Ncuti Gatwa, John Cena, America Ferrera, Will Ferrell, Michael Cera and more.

BARBIE opens July 21st

The Expendables 4

If movie fans are looking for a great action movie at the end of this summer, then THE EXPENDABLES 4 may be the one for you. Directed by Scott Waugh, it’s the fourth movie in the EXPENDABLES franchise and follows the group getting involved in a worldwide conflict that could lead to nuclear warfare between two of the largest countries in the world – the United States and Russia.

This film boasts a large ensemble cast of actors such as Sylvestor Stallone, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, Megan Fox, Tony Jaa, Jason Scipio, Levy Tran, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Andy Garcia and Iko Uwais.

THE EXPENDABLES 4 opens September 22nd

Killers Of The Flower Moon

Martin Scorsese is back at it again with KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON. The latest film from the Academy Award® winning filmmaker is a Western crime drama that takes place in Oklahoma during the 1920s, and follows the real-life story of several murders that occurred in the Osage tribe after oil was discovered on their land.

The film boasts a talented cast led by Leonardo DiCaprio, with performances from other actors such as Robert De Niro, Lily Gladstone, Jesse Plemons, Brendan Fraser, John Lithgow, Tantoo Cardinal, Cara Jade Myers, JaNae Collins, Jillian Dion, William Belleau, Scott Shepherd and more.

Get Tickets KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON opens October 20th

Dune: Part Two

Directed by Dennis Villeneuve, DUNE: PART TWO is the continuation of 2021’s DUNE, and will again follow the on-going story of Paul Atreides and his quest to unite the Fremen so they can win a war that is threatening their very lives.

The film stars Timothée Chalamet as Paul, and features stars such as Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Josh Brolin, Austin Butler, Florence Pugh, Dave Bautista, Christopher Walken, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Léa Seydoux, Stellan Skarsgård, Charlotte Rampling, Javier Bardem, Souheila Yacoub, and Tim Blake Nelson.

DUNE: PART TWO opens November 3rd

The Color Purple

Last but not least, we have THE COLOR PURPLE. Directed by Blitz Bazawule, THE COLOR PURPLE is an adaptation of the stage musical of the same name, which is based on the book by Alice Walker, and follows the story of a young African American woman who is living in the south during the 1900s and how she learns to survive.

The film features a stellar cast, including Fantasia Barrino as the main character, Celie, as well as Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, Corey Hawkins, H.E.R., Ciara, Halle Bailey, Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, Louis Gossett Jr. and more.

Advance Tickets THE COLOR PURPLE opens December 25th

There are so many movies with fantastic ensembles to look forward to this year, and movie fans can check out any of them at the nearest AMC Theatre location when they debut.

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