With a new year just around the corner, a whole 12 months full of movie magic follows. With it being 2020, movies reach audiences through a variety of platforms. Whether through theatres, Netflix, and now Disney+ Canada is heavily incorporated in so many films. Out of the most anticipated productions set for next year, these are the 2020 movie releases Canadians need to mark their calendars for. 

From Canadian actors to using the beautiful country as the backdrop to their films, these movies all somehow incorporate Hollywood North. 

Ghost Busters: Afterlife 

Release Date: July 8 2020

The most recent Ghost Busters reboot didn't exactly hit that box office or critic sweet spot, which could be why they're giving the reboot idea another go. 

This time the film will be called Ghost Busters: Afterlife and will follow a single mother and her two children. After being evicted from their home, they move into a home once owned by their grandfather. When weird things begin happening in their town the children realize the connection they have to the original Ghostbusters gang. 

Canadians will get to see their favourite child actor, Finn Wolfhard, on the big screen as one of the main characters.

Free Guy

Release Date: July 1 2020 

Ryan Reynolds basically has had a new movie coming out every month. Between his adventures as Deadpool, Pikachu, his delve into the Netflix realm and now this new movie, there's been no downtime when it comes to movie releases for this father of three. 

Free Guy will follow a bank worker who realizes he's the background character in a simulation. He soon realizes he's a part of a video game that is threatened with going offline permanently. 

P.S I Still Love You 

Release Date: February 12 2020 

The second installment in the To All the Boys I've Loved Before series will be hitting Netflix in early 2020. 

Part two will further explore the relationship between the Covey sister as well as Lara Jean and Peter Convinsky. The production has also been dropping hints at a potential love triangle including John Ambrose McClaren (Jordan Fisher).

Not only was this movie filmed in Vancouver, but it also stars Canadian actress Anna Cathcart. 

The Grudge

Release Date: January 3, 2020

Winnipeg, Manitoba got spooky this past year when it was host to the production of the next The Grudge movie. 

The Grudge 2020 will follow the same storyline as all past films taking place at the same time as the original as well. 

IMDb describes the film as, "A house is cursed by a vengeful ghost that dooms those who enter it with a violent death."

Saw IX The Organ Donor 

Release Date: May 15, 2020

The new Saw movie was developed and produced by Chris Rock.

The movie's plot is being kept under wraps but has a working title of The Organ Donor

It also spent time filming on the streets and studios of Toronto last summer. 

Home Alone Reboot (Montreal) 

Release Date: N/A 

The plot for this Disney+ original is being kept hidden from the public as well right now. 

However, they recently released the names of 3 actors to star in the film that will be filmed in Montreal, Quebec next summer. 


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