The book series that began in 2001 finally gets a big screen adaptation from Disney and Kenneth Branagh as young criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl schemes to exploit the world of faeries to find his missing father and restore their family fortune.
A group of friends try to figure out what is real and what is fake when they gather together for a murder mystery/kidnapping game that goes wrong.
When their brother’s fiancee is kidnapped by a human trafficker, a trio of brothers work with a cop (played by Bruce Willis) to rescue her by any means necessary in next year’s Acts of Violence.
Unrestrained by studio interference, Luc Besson’s imagination is fully unleashed in Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets but unfortunately the plotting and acting don’t live up to the stunning visuals.
When his son is kidnapped by bank robbers during a camping trip, a Wall Street broker has to find the missing heist loot and deliver it while avoiding the local sheriff in the upcoming thriller First Kill.
After stealing a load of drugs from a local Vegas criminal, Las Vegas detective Vincent Downs has his son kidnapped and has to return the drugs to get him back.
Along with his daughter and young protege Deke, Joshua McCord is a covert agent for the President who is tasked with conducting secret missions to keep America safe from terrorists.
Antonio Banderas plays a reclusive screenwriter who helps out a drifter, played by Jonathan Rhys Meyers, but Banderas starts to suspect something is not right with him in the upcoming thriller Black Butterfly.
M. Night Shymalan started to pull himself partly out of the hole he dug himself into in the mid-2000’s in 2015 with The Visit and he pulls himself completely out this year with the fantastic thriller Split, where James McAvoy plays a man with 23 personalities who has kidnapped three girls to awaken a powerful 24th personality nicknamed “The Beast”.
Nicolas Cage reprises his role from 1993’s Deadfall, Eddie King, in the new crime thriller Arsenal, where he kidnaps Adrian Grenier’s brother (Johnathon Schaech) and forces him to try and raise an exorbitant ransom.