Summer Movie Calendar: From ‘Top Gun 2’ to ‘Thor 4’ and more

This combination of photos shows poster art for upcoming films, top row from left, "Benediction," "Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers," "Doctor Strange in the Multitude of Madness," "Downton Abbey: A New Era," "Elvis," "Fire Island," "Firestarter," "Happening," "Jurassic World Dominion," "Lightyear," bottom row from left, "Marcel the Shell with Shoes On," "Minions: The Rise of Gru," "Nope," "Paws of Fury," "Senior Year," "DC League of Super Pets," "Thor: Love and Thunder," "Top Gun Maverick," "Watcher," and Where the Crawdads Sing." (Roadside Attractions, top row from left, Disney+, Marvel Studios, Focus Features, Warner Bros., Hulu/Searchlight Pictures, Universal, IFC Films, Universal, Disney, top row from left, A24 Films, Universal, Universal, Paramount, Netflix, Warner Bros., Marvel Studios, Paramount, IFC Films and Sony Pictures via AP)

A rundown of notable films coming out this summer:

May 6

“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” (Disney, theaters): After breaking open the multiverse in “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” Benedict Cumberbatch once again takes center stage as the brilliant Doctor Strange as he and Wong deal with new enemies in the Sam Raimi-directed spectacle.

“Happening” (IFC, theaters): This Venice Film Festival winner directed by Audrey Diwan is based on Annie Ernaux’s memoir about being a young college student in 1960s France seeking to terminate a pregnancy when it was still illegal.

Andrew Dominik’s documentary about the creative partnership between musician Nick Cave and Warren Ellis.

May 13

“Firestarter” (Universal, theaters): Zac Efron stars in this new adaptation of Stephen King’s classic thriller about a young girl with pyrokinetic powers.

“On the Count of Three” (United Artists Releasing, theaters): Jerrod Carmichael directs and stars with Christopher Abbott in this comedy-thriller about two depressed friends who plan to end their lives by the end of the day.

“Senior Year” (Netflix): Rebel Wilson plays a once popular teenager who wakes up from a 20-year coma and has to finish high school as a 37-year-old.

“The Innocents” (IFC, horror): The children have special powers in this supernatural Nordic horror.

“Montana Story” (Bleecker Street, theaters): Haley Lu Richardson stars in this neo-Western.

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