All Upcoming Morgan Freeman Movies We Are Excited About

Standing at a towering height of 6 feet 2 inches, Morgan Freeman is a celebrated American icon whose contribution to cinema is unparalleled. He has won an Academy Award in 2005 for Best Supporting Actor with Million Dollar Baby (2004) and has received Oscar nominations for his performances in Street Smart (1987), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), The Shawshank Redemption (1994), and Invictus (2009). His roles have ranged from hero’s best friend to a reformed criminal; a man whose voice is unique as well as his acting chops. Morgan Freeman is surely one of the greatest actors and a living legend. At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Morgan Freeman movie? Here’s the list of new and latest upcoming films of Morgan Freeman scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020.

4. The Poison Rose (2019)

Morgan Freeman and Forest Whitaker will be joining John Travolta in the action-thriller “The Poison Rose.” George Gallo will be directing the film, which will scripted by Richard Salvatore and George Gallo, based on Salvatore’s novel of the same name. John Travolta’s daughter, will also star in the film, she will portray the daughter of Travolta’s character. “Poison Rose” will be tonally and narratively similar to detective dramas like “Chinatown,” “L.A. Confidential,” and “The Long Goodbye.” Travolta will play a private investigator who enjoys his share of drinking and gambling along with having feelings for a lady in grief. The case starts out appearing fairly common, but slowly reveals itself to be a complicated web of crimes, suspects and dead people.

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3. The Manuscript (TBA)

Morgan Freeman will be starring in John Moore’s a high-concept thriller “The Manuscript.” The premise of the film follows the story of Freeman playing an imprisoned genius who uses clues in the manuscript of his upcoming memoir to guide a junior book editor to a missing $20m diamond stash he stole years earlier. As the ambitious youngster gets closer to the truth, he becomes ensnared in a criminal plot that places his life in danger. Production on the cat-and-mouse thriller is set to begin on October 9. Mike Witherill (John Wick) and Mark Williams (The Accountant) will be producing The Manuscript along with The Fyzz Facility as the financier.

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2. Cold Warriors (TBA)

Director Raja Gosnell will be directing the spy action/comedy “Cold Warriors,” along with Robin Schorr, who developed the screenplay through her own Schorr Pictures. The premise of the film follows the story of a gamer who forgoes a video game conference in Paris to join a search after he discovers that his stepfather (Freeman) is a former CIA agent and he must finish his father’s Cold War era mission. Robin Schorr, Lori McCreary via Freeman’s Revelations Entertainment and Millennium’s Mark Gill are producing the film along with Millennium’s Avi Lerner serving as the executive producer.

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1. Angel Has Fallen (2019)

Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Holt McCallany and Jada Pinkett Smitt will be starring in the upcoming movie “Angel Has Fallen” which is the third film in the Olympus Has Fallen franchise. Angel Has Fallen, which follows Olympus Has Fallen and London Has Fallen, was shot in Virginia Water this year. The film is directed by Ric Roman Waugh and it centers around a secret service agent, Mike Banning, who becomes the target of terrorists.

Already released in 2018

The Nutcracker and The Four Realms

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is a Disney film directed by Lasse Hallström. The live-action fantasy is inspired by E.T.A. Hoffman’s original story and stars Mackenzie Foy, Jayden Fowora-Knight, Keira Knightley (as the Sugar Plum Fairy), Helen Mirren (as Mother Ginger) and Morgan Freeman. The film released on November 2, 2018 in 2D, 3D and IMAX 3D to average reviews.

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