Upcoming Entertainment: May 2021

Upcoming Entertainment: May 2021

Brooklyn Branstiter, Staff Writer

Another month of the year has passed, making it May. This is the start of summer, flowers are now blooming, and you can finally start having time to yourself. Some new movies, music and games are being released that can help you stay entertained with all of your extra time!

Movies

Wrath of Man (R) – May 7

“H” is a mysterious character working for a cash truck company that is responsible for moving hundreds of millions of dollars around the city of Los Angeles each week. 

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Screenwriter: Marn Davies

Starring: Jason Statham, Alex Ferns, Holt McCallany

Genre: Crime, Action

Spiral (R) – May 14

Working in the shadow of his father, a police veteran, Zeke,  and his rookie partner take charge of an investigation of murders that eerily resemble the city’s past. Entrapped in a deepening mystery, Zeke finds himself in the center of the killer’s gruesome game. 

Directed by: Darren Lynn Bousman

Screenwriter: Josh Stolberg 

Starring: Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson, Max Minghella

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Cruella (P-G 13) – May 28

A young girl named Estella, a clever and creative girl is determined to make a name for herself amidst the punk rock revolution with her designs. In the streets of London, she makes friends with two thieves who have a love for mischief in common. Her passion for designing catches the eye of fashion legend Baroness Von Hellman. A turn of events occurs causing Estella to release her wicked side and become known as revenge-bent Cruella. 

Directed by: Craig Gillespie

Screenwriter: Tony McNamara

Starring: Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, Mark Strong

Genre: Comedy, Crime

Music

Bebe Rexha: Better Mistakes – May 7

Better mistakes is the upcoming second studio album by American singer-songwriter Bebe Rexha. It serves as the follow-up to her first studio album, Expectations. 

Blake Shelton: Body Language – May 21

The country star Blake Shelton tweeted “The moment you have ALL been waiting for .. Excited to release my 12th studio album #BodyLanguage on May 21st!” He wrote, “I am very proud of what we have put together and can’t wait for y’all to hear this new album!!!” 

Olivia Rodrigo: Sour – May 21

Olivia Rodrigo was the underdog until she released her hit single ‘Drivers License’ and there was no turning back. After tasting success, the young and dedicated cooner is now aiming to bring her name even higher with her debut studio album called ‘Sour’. 

Games

Skate City – May 6

Skate City is all about customizing your character and then traversing the iconic scenery of Osio, Barcelona and LA on a skateboard as you wrack up different kinds of tricks. 

Console: PS5, PS4, PC, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Switch, iOS

Publisher: Snowman

Developer: Agnes Games

Genre: Sports

Subnautica: Below Zero – May 14

This open-world survival action-adventure game is going to be released as a sequel to the hit 2018 game, Subnautica. 

Console: PS5, PS4, PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch

Publisher: Unknown Worlds Entertainment 

Developer: Unknown Worlds Entertainment

Genre: Adventure

King of Seas

A universe full of amazing characters, epic adventures and breathtaking missions will keep you anchored as you attempt to become the king of the sea. 

Console: PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch

Publisher: Team17

Developer: 3D Clouds

Genre: Role-Playing, Adventure