So is, like, new-new?
These are some high-profile summer titles that aren’t retreads:
High-Rise (May 13)
Class warfare in a luxury apartment tower, adapted from the J.G. Ballard novel, with Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, and Elisabeth Moss.
Money Monster (May 13)
George Clooney, Julia Roberts, and Jack O’Connell in a financial-world hostage thriller directed by Jodie Foster.
The Angry Birds Movie (May 20)
From the video game of the same name. The flightless birds’ island idyll is interrupted by an invasion of … pigs.
Love & Friendship (May 20)
Whit Stillman puts the finish on an early, unfinished Jane Austen novel Lady Susan, with Kate Beckinsale and Chloë Sevigny in the leads — and in the bodices, gowns, and mobcaps.
The Nice Guys (May 20)
Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling team up in a 1970s-set L.A. mystery, written and directed by Shane Black.
The Lobster (May 27)
Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz star in the 2015 Cannes Festival jury prize winner about a future dystopian society where single people are given only 45 days to find a new mate before they’re turned into animals, such as the lowly crustacean of the title.
Dheepan (May 27)
From the director of Rust & Bone and A Prophet, a searing drama about Sri Lankan refugees trying to start a new life in the crime-ridden suburbs of Paris.
Maggie’s Plan (June 3)
Greta Gerwig stars with Ethan Hawke and Julianne Moore in a romantic comedy about infidelity and in vitro fertilization, from writer-director Rebecca Miller.
Me Before You (June 3)
From the Jojo Moyes’ best seller, about a caregiver (Emilia Clarke) who falls for the disabled man (Sam Claflin) she’s been hired to tend to.
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (June 3)
Andy Samberg and his Lonely Island pals in a music-biz parody.
Genius (June 10)
Colin Firth is Max Perkins, the editor whose stable of writers included F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and Thomas Wolfe, played by Guy Pearce, Dominic West, and Jude Law, respectively. It’s like an Avengers or Justice League lineup: Lit world superheroes!
Central Intelligence (June 17)
Dwayne Johnson is a CIA guy, Kevin Hart is an accountant, and 20 years have been logged since they finished high school. Now, thanks to Facebook, they reunite, shooting guns, blowing up cars, and other fun stuff.
De Palma (June 17)
Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow co-direct this documentary about Brian De Palma, the Philadelphia-raised filmmaker responsible for Carrie, Blow Out, Scarface, and, ahem, Femme Fatale.
The BFG (July 1)
Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of the Roald Dahl children’s story about a Big Friendly Giant stars Mark Rylance, fresh from his Oscar win for Bridge of Spies.
Swiss Army Man (July 1)
Paul Dano is marooned on a desert isle, and Daniel Radcliffe washes up on the beach, dead as Albus Dumbledore, and that’s just the start of a beautiful friendship. A Sundance prize winner, and, word has it, a strange and surreal story like no other.
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (July 8)
Zac Efron and Adam DeVine are brothers, Anna Kendrick and Aubrey Plaza are their dates, and a family wedding is seriously (and comedically?) compromised.
The Secret Life of Pets (July 8)
Louis C.K. gives voice to a Jack Russell terrier, Kevin Hart is a rabbit, and Steve Coogan is a cat in a computer-animated feature set in a Manhattan high-rise.
The Founder (August 5)
Michael Keaton is Ray Kroc, the man behind McDonalds, in this true-life American success story.
Suicide Squad (August 5)
Will Smith and Margot Robbie head a team of supervillains recruited by a stealth government agency. Based on the DC Comics title, with a guest appearance from Ben Affleck as some guy who goes by the name Bruce Wayne.
Café Society (Aug. 12)
Hollywood is the place, the 1930s the time, and Kristen Stewart, Blake Lively, Anna Camp, and Jesse Eisenberg constitute the cast (plus some) in Woody Allen’s latest.
Florence Foster Jenkins (Aug. 12)
Rave early reviews for the tale of a wealthy socialite who becomes an opera singer — despite the fact that her voice is terrible. Based on a true story. Meryl Streep stars.
War Dogs (Aug. 19)
Jonah Hill and Miles Teller are arms dealers in Todd Phillips’ black comedy, based on real guys who billed the Pentagon for $300 million during the height of the war in Afghanistan. Bradley Cooper is in on the action.
The Light Between Oceans (Sept. 2)
From The Place Beyond the Pines Derek Cianfrance, the tale of a lighthouse keeper and his wife. (Light housekeeping part of the job?) Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander, reportedly a couple in real life, play the pair — he's catching his breath from X-Men: Apocalypse, she's from Jason Bourne.