Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is The Most Anticipated Movie 2016, According To Fandango Poll

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There's a lot of exciting movies coming in 2016: Deadpool, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, X-Men: Apocalypse, Finding Dory, Captain America: Civil War, Doctor Strange, and Suicide Squad. But none of these films are claimed the most anticipated film of 2016.

Based on Fandango's recent poll, the most anticipated film of 2016 is Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The Star Wars spinoff, directed by Gareth Edwards (Godzilla - 2014) is set before the events of the first Star Wars film. The standalone film will introduce new characters, one of which is rumored to appear in Episode VIII.

Here's Fandango's complete list of the Top 10 most anticipated films of 2016:

  1. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (December 16)
  2. Finding Dory (June 17)
  3. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (March 25)
  4. Untitled Jason Bourne movie (July 29)
  5. Captain America: Civil War (May 6)
  6. Star Trek Beyond (July 22)
  7. Independence Day: Resurgence (June 24)
  8. X-Men: Apocalypse (May 27)
  9. Zoolander No. 2 (Feb. 12)
  1. The Jungle Book (April 15)

Fandango also polled users to decide which major comic book character role is debuting this year, and here are the results:

  1. Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)
  2. Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool)
  3. Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie in Suicide Squad)
  4. Aquaman (Jason Momoa in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)
  5. Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch in Doctor Strange)
  1. Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman in Captain America: Civil War)

Most anticipated actress

  1. Melissa McCarthy (Ghostbusters)
  2. Scarlett Johansson (Captain America: Civil War)
  3. Jennifer Lawrence (X-Men: Apocalypse)
  4. Emily Blunt (The Girl On the Train)
  1. Charlize Theron (The Huntsman: Winter's War)

Most anticipated actor

  1. Matt Damon (Jason Bourne movie)
  2. Will Smith (Suicide Squad)
  3. Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool)
  4. Ben Affleck (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)
  1. George Clooney (Hail, Caesar!)

Rising female movie star

  1. Sophie Turner (X-Men: Apocalypse)
  2. Leslie Jones (Ghostbusters)
  3. Karen Fukuhara (Suicide Squad)
  4. Christina Wren (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)
  1. Nadia Hilker (The Divergent Series: Allegiant)

Rising male movie star

  1. Tom Holland (Captain America: Civil War)
  2. Riz Ahmed (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story)
  3. Tye Sheridan (X-Men: Apocalypse)
  4. Stephan James (Race)
  1. Ed Speleers (Alice Through the Looking Glass)

Which 2016 film are you most excited to see?

Source: Fandango