It’s that time of year when Hollywood begins its assault on your wallet with big budget summer movies. There are more movies coming out over the next three months based on comic books than have Oscar potential. You can count on plenty of big explosions, battles or laughs.
There’s even a horror film with a Fresno connection among the summer movie offerings, a horror film partly shot in Fresno.
Expect to see the continuation of successful film franchises, including a remake of a Mel Gibson classic and more productions spawned from comic books.
The box office bar has already been set high as “Furious 7” opened a few weeks before the kickoff of the summer movie season.
It’s already taken in $1.2 billion around the globe.
Here are some of the films being released between May 1 and Labor Day that will look to best “Furious 7.”