Chris Pratt is someone who knows how to shrink and expand accordingly to the narrow and difficult path of a Hollywood career. He has been the household name, Andy Dwyer in the series ‘Parks and Recreation’ since 2009. When his call sheet looked not that promising, he managed to linger on with supporting roles in movies like ‘Moneyball,’ ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ and ‘Her.’ And, at the next turn, we heard him voicing the lead in the ‘Lego Movie,’ which eventually landed him in the lead role in Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’
The role of Peter Quill aka Star-Lord skyrocketed him into instant stardom. Pratt’s presence in Marvel, LEGO and the Jurassic franchise made him an essential ingredient of modern urban folklore. His journey was never an easy ride. From his homeland Minnesota to Hollywood, it was full of struggle and failures. But, Chris stands tall above the debris of his own setbacks with some of the most lucrative movie franchises in hand. At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Chris Pratt movie? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Chris Pratt films scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Chris Pratt movie would be as good as some of his recent ones.
1. The Kid (2019)
The directorial debut of Vincent D’Onofrio, ‘The Kid’ is a western drama set in the backdrop of the American Southwest. Chris Pratt reunites with his ‘Magnificent Seven’ co-star Ethan Hawke in the movie which also features Dane DeHaan as Billy the Kid. The movie is told in the perspective of Rio, played by Jake Schur, who is on the run across the arid land to save his young sister, played by Leila George. Chris Pratt plays, Grant Cutler, the menacing and violent uncle from whom Rio and his sister fleeing. The trails of Rio and Billy the Kid are entwined. ‘The Kid’ is written by Andrew Lanham based on a story from D’Onofrio and Lanham. The movie is all set to hit the theaters on March 8, 2019.
2. Onward (2020)
Pixar Animation Studios’ upcoming animated flick ‘Onward’ has a stellar voice cast that includes Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Octavia Spencer. Deadline reported that the movie is about two teen elf brothers who embark on a long and adventurous journey in search of the magic left on earth after the demise of their father. Dan Scanlon, known for Monsters University is directing the movie and claims it was inspired by his relationship brother. He promises the movie will be a mix of fantastic and mundane using the memories and emotions from his childhood, including his father’s death. Pixar has announced that ‘Onward’ will be released March 6, 2020.
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3. Jurassic World 3 (2021)
When last year, Isle Nublar has blown up and all the remaining dinosaurs migrate to the mainland in ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,’ the viewers have been waiting for a sequel. Jurassic World 3 will reportedly address the open-ended climactic question of the second installment in the franchise. The question is how the makers are going to fulfill the promise given at the end of ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.’ The dangerous raptors are roaming out there and we had to put them back in cages. And, Chris Pratt is all set to go for another ride hunting, taming, teaching, and healing the animals.
Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard will reprise their roles as Owen Grady and Claire Dearing respectively. The movie will be directed by Colin Trevorrow, who co-wrote ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.’ Even though everything about the movie is under wrap, bits and pieces of clues hint at a time jump in narration and using the cloning technology unveiled at the end of the second movie to expand the plot.
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4. Cowboy Ninja Viking (TBA)
‘Cowboy Ninja Viking’ caught the headlines when the Indian sensation of Hollywood, Priyanka Chopra signed for the project. The movie will be her fourth Hollywood outing after delivering three successful movies and finding her place with ‘Quantico.’ Priyanka Chopra will play the female lead alongside Chris Patt. The movie was lined up for June 28, 2019 release. But, the project struck off from Universal’s calendar after was delayed indefinitely. Later, reports revealed that the project is still on and Chris Pratt, Priyanka and Michelle MacLaren are on board.
‘Cowboy Ninja Viking’ is based on the Image Comics graphic novel by AJ Lieberman and Riley Rossmo. Michelle MacLaren, known for her outstanding works for TV, will direct the movie. The plot revolves around a counter-intelligence unit led by Dr Sebastian Ghislain, a psychotherapist, who transforms secret agents as Triplets, super humans with multiple personalities.
Chris Pratt is one of the most talented actors of recent years who’s been on a real roll lately. He has climbed the steps of superstardom swiftly, especially after two blockbuster franchises — Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurassic Park — under his belt. He has developed legions of fans across the globe, all of whom might be wondering: what’s the next Chris Pratt movie? Well, we are here to answer that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Chris Pratt films scheduled to release in 2018 and 2019. We can only hope that the latest new Chris Pratt movie could be as good as some of his recent ones.
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