5 Upcoming Oscar Issac Movies We Are Excited About

Updated November 25, 2018
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Oscar Isaac is an American actor and musician. He has played lead film roles in the comedy-drama ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ in 2013, for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination, the crime drama ‘A Most Violent Year’ in 2014, and the science fiction thriller ‘Ex Machina’ in 2015, in which he played Nathan Hamlet Bateman.

In 2006, he portrayed Saint Joseph, husband of Mary, in ‘The Nativity Story’. He also portrayed José Ramos-Horta, former president of East Timor, in the Australian film ‘Balibo’ for which he won the AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

He has appeared in the ‘Star Wars’ sequel trilogy as X-wing pilot Poe Dameron, and in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ in 2016 as the titular mutant supervillain Apocalypse. He also headlined the 2015 HBO miniseries ‘Show Me a Hero’ as politician Nick Wasicsko, which earned him the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film. In 2016, Time named Oscar Isaac one of the 100 most influential people in the world on the annual Time 100 list. In 2017 Isaac was described as the “best dang actor of his generation” by Vanity Fair.

At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Oscar Issac movie? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Oscar Issac films scheduled to release in 2018 and 2019. We can only hope that the latest new Oscar Issac movie would be as good as some of her recent ones.

1. Triple Frontier (2019)

‘Triple Frontier’ is an upcoming American adventure crime-drama film directed by J. C. Chandor, with a screenplay by Chandor and Mark Boal. The film stars Ben Affleck, Adria Arjona, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, Pedro Pascal, and Oscar Isaac.

The plot digs in where loyalties are tested when five friends reunite to take down a South American drug lord, unleashing a chain of unintended consequences. On March 19, 2018, it was announced that ‘Triple Frontier’, to potentially be retitled, would commence principal production on March 26, 2018 in Oahu, Hawaii. Ben Affleck had signed back on to star with Oscar Isaac, Hunnam, Hedlund, Pascal, and Arjona also set to star. Ali had been forced to drop out of the project when production was delayed.

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2. The Addams Family (2019)

‘The Addams Family’ is an upcoming American 3D computer animated comedy film based on ‘The Addams Family’ comics by Charles Addams. The film is directed by Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan, previously the directors of ‘Sausage Party’, and will feature the voices of Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Bette Midler, and Allison Janney. It is set to be released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on October 11, 2019, making it the first MGM film to be distributed by themselves since the 2010 comedy ‘Hot Tub Time Machine’.

The film follows the Addams family’s lives as they begin to unravel when they face-off against a greedy crafty reality-TV host while also preparing for their extended family to arrive for a major celebration. The film is scheduled to be released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on October 11, 2019.

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3. Star Wars : Episode IX (2019)

‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ is an upcoming American epic space opera film produced, co-written, and directed by J. J. Abrams. It will be the third and final installment of the ‘Star Wars’ sequel trilogy and the ninth and final installment of the ‘Star Wars’ Skywalker saga, following ‘The Force Awakens’ in 2015 and ‘The Last Jedi’ in 2017. The film is produced by Lucasfilm and Bad Robot Productions and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

The film was announced after Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm in October 2012, with Colin Trevorrow announced as the film’s director in August 2015. In September 2017, Trevorrow left the project due to creative differences; he was replaced by Abrams, who previously directed ‘The Force Awakens’.

Filming began in August 2018 at Pinewood Studios in London. Principal photography began on August 1, 2018, at Pinewood Studios in London, England. Oscar Isaac stated that Abrams is allowing more improvised acting than in the previous two films. Filming is expected to be completed by February 2019. ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ is scheduled to be released on December 20, 2019, in the United States. It had originally been scheduled for May 24, 2019.

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4. A Foreigner (TBA)

Oscar Issac is officially on board to star in the Paramount thriller ‘A Foreigner.’ ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon will direct the movie from a script by Chris Terrio. Steve Zaillian is producing through his Film Rites banner, along with Steven Rales, Garrett Basch, Mark Roybal and Mark Johnson.

The picture revolves around a murdered Guatemalan man, who arranges for videos of his killers to be distributed after his death in order to uproot the corruption that has led to other killings. The story is based on David Grann’s 2011 New Yorker article ‘A Murder Foretold.

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5. The Garbo Network (TBA)

Oscar Isaac will star in World War II thriller ‘The Garbo Network’ with Bob Cooper and Richard Saperstein’s Storyscape Entertainment launching sales at the Berlin Film Festival. The script for ‘The Garbo Network’ was written by William Wheeler and will be produced by Cooper, Saperstein, Chuck Weinstock, Jason Spire, and Isaac.

The film is based on the true story of Juan Pujol Garcia, an eccentric double-agent who, with no military or covert training, somehow persuaded both the Germans and the British to hire him as a spy. His real allegiance was to England, and working closely with MI5, he created a fictional network of 27 spies said to be spread out over England, Scotland, and Ireland. The ruse helped the English to deceive the Germans about the invasion of Normandy.

Garcia is the only man in the history of World War II to receive distinguished medals of honor from opposing sides: the German Iron Cross and the Member of the Order of the British Empire.

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