Pop Culture Moments We're Most Excited for in 2019

Movies, concerts and a royal baby, oh my!

November 14, 2018

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As we near the end of 2018, we're looking towards 2019. 

While the future remains unknown, there are a few pop culture moments that we're definitely excited about! 

 

 

1. The Royal Baby

Going into 2018, we were all looking forward to the royal wedding. Now, we're anticipating the birth of Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan's first child! ETA: Spring 2019.

-- Wishing a very Happy 70th Birthday to The Prince of Wales! #HappyBirthdayHRH Two new photographs of The Prince of Wales and his family, taken by @ChrisJacksonGetty in the garden of Clarence House, have been released to celebrate HRH’s 70th birthday — visit @ClarenceHouse for more --

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2. Disney's Live Action Films 

Disney is giving three classics the live-action treatment next year: The Lion King, Aladdin, and Dumbo!  Beyonce is voicing Nala in the Lion King, Will Smith takes on the Genie in Aladdin, and Dumbo is just straight-up adorable. 

 

3. The Return of Jane the Virgin 

*Spoiler Alert* Is Michael really alive? We have to wait till Spring of 2019 to get the answer, however, we're dying to know and watch the final season of our favorite Latina women! The series will return on Wednesday nights once All American wraps its first full 16-episode run. 

--: @hereisgina ・・・ Got my boys back. #season5

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4. Backstreet Boys New Album and Tour

2019 is going to be a BIG year for Backstreet Boys fans as they embark on their biggest arena tour in 18 years. The DNA World Tour will be stopping in Chicago's United Center on August 10th! They also announced their forthcoming 10th album which will drop January 25th! Backstreet's Back, alright!

Here we go North America! Presale begins today 10am local for the #DNAWorldTour -- ➡️ backstreetboys.com

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5. Britney Spears Residency

Britney Spears is returning to Vegas in yet another residency. She'll be kicking things off in February 2019 at the Park MGM! Get your tickets now! 

 

6. Roswell, New Mexico 

A reboot of the teen drama, "Roswell", focuses on a town where aliens live undercover as humans. It will premiere Tuesday, January 15, on The CW and star Nathan Parsons from The Originals, Tyler Blackburn from Pretty Little Liars, and Michael Trevino from The Originals.

#Roswell, New Mexico is coming soon to The CW!

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7. Superhero & Comic Book Movies

Dare I say 2019 is the year of the superheroes? Captain Marvel (March 8), Dark Phoenix (June 7), the Untitled Avengers Movie (May 3), Spider-Man: Far From Home (July 5) and Joker (October 4) will all be hitting theaters so plan accordingly. 

 

8. Maroon 5 Playing the Super Bowl 

Maroon 5 will be serenading all of us at the Super Bowl LIII halftime show, that is unless the internet's petition gets its way and they step down. 

 

9. Sequels and Spinoffs

Nothing better than sequels and spinoffs ruling the day. We're talking Men in Black without Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones (June 14), The Secret Life of Pets 2 (June 7), How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is the third and final installment (February 22), the highly anticipated Toy Story 4 (June 21), the Untitled Annabelle Sequel (July 3), IT Chapter Two (September 6), The Angry Birds Movie 2 (September 20), Zombieland 2 (October 2019 - no exact date yet), Jumanji 2 (December 13) and The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (February 8).

 

10. The Return of Stranger Things

The highly anticipated third season of the Netflix cult-fave is slated for a 2019 premiere. No, we don't yet know if that means winter, spring, summer or fall, but I'm willing to bet it will be a Halloween offering. Check out the trailer with episode titles below!