Get Excited: The Must-See Movies and TV Shows Arriving in Late 2024


As we find ourselves midway through 2024, the entertainment industry is buzzing with a diverse array of upcoming films and TV series set to capture global attention. This year promises a feast for fans across genres, from blockbuster series to eagerly awaited sequels. In this article, I’ll delve into the unprecedented excitement surrounding the most anticipated movies and TV shows of 2024.

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024

Get ready for the excitement of late 2024 with a lineup of highly anticipated movies that promise to captivate audiences worldwide. From long-awaited sequels to groundbreaking new releases, these films are set to redefine entertainment in the latter part of the year. Here’s a glimpse into what you can look forward to experiencing on the big screen.

1. Twisters (19th July)

The film is a successor to the 1996 disaster movie Twister starring Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes, and Philip Seymour Hoffman,  who are striving to overcome the destructive force of the tornado in a few decades. The plot specifics for the sequel remain unknown though it has been labeled by Universal as “a new chapter to the original motion picture.” It will be helming director Lee Isaac Chung, acclaimed for Minari, and a script written by Mark L. Smith of The Revenant fame.

2. Borderlands (9th August)

Borderlands and the movie adaptation of the video game is directed by Eli Roth and casts Cate Blanchett, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Bobby Lee, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ariana Greenblatt, and Édgar Ramírez. The third science-fiction action comedy focuses on a cosmic outlaw by the name of Lilith (Blanchett) who comes back to her home world of Pandora; via some forced partnership to rescue the kidnapped child of the interplanetary mogul Atlas (Ramírez).

3. Beetlejuice 2 (Sept. 6)

There’s a sequel to the satirical comedy film “Beetlejuice,” directed by Tim Burton who also directed the1990 “Edward SCissorhands,” and Michael Keaton, who resumed his role of the wild, profane afterlife artist Beetlejuice. Winona Ryder and Catherine O’Hara reprise their roles, and new comer, Jenna Ortega also appears in the new version of the franchise.

4. Joker: Folie a Deux (4th October)

 Harley Quinn will be played by Lady Gaga with Joaquin Phoenix as the main character, the failed comedian Arthur Fleck as it is directed by Todd Phillips in the sequel to “Joker.” The rest of the cast includes Zazie Beetz, Brendan Gleeson, Catherine Keener, Jacob Lofland, Harry Lawtey, etc.

5. The Lord of the Rings (9th December)

“The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim” is the great big full length feature that is used to transport people back to Middle Earth again. The film provides the audience with completely unrevealed story of the Helm’s Deep fortress and gives insight into the violent existence of Helm Hammerhand – the king of Rohan.

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The Most Anticipated TV Shows 2024

The most anticipated TV shows of 2024 started going overdrive, while the Amazon Fallout series was the next big video game adaptation series on television, and it made fans happy waiting for another season of The Last of Us.

1. The Umbrella Academy season 4 (August 8)

The last and season four of the series developed from a Gerard Way web comic will premiere on our small screens this year to tie up a gigantic cliffhanger left off in the last season. That’s because season three concluded with Pete and Caitlin, the two main characters, with new powers removed of those powers. Therefore, season 4 is either about obtaining those powers again or living a new life without these powers. As for the characters, Netflix has said that this final season will pit them against an even more dangerous threat than the one that they have faced in Seasons 3 and 4—a foe who has no desire to see them succeed and who will try to kill them.

2. The Penguin

Release date: Autumn

It was initially planned for launch in early 2024, but experiences the push due to the strikes that occurred in Hollywood and halted all production for six months in the prior year. Earlier we got the idea that the show’s slate in November will be what we are going to get now in autumn, and see how realistic it is.

3. The Boys season 4

Release date: To be announced.

Undoubtedly, the most violent (live-action; hoot for audiences or no, we see you, Invincible) ongoing superhero show comes back for its fourth season in 2024. It is really when Homelander fully channels his inner fascist child killing machine, and eyes lasers commits a couple of genocides. Well of course until Butcher has something to do about it.

4. Down Cemetery Road

Release date: To be announced

By the same team that brought you Slow Horses and Hijack which seems like your dad’s favorite program is Down Cemetery Road which stars Emma Thompson and Ruth Wilson. Wilson is set to play the main character, a woman who suffers from a delusional disorder that keeps her fixated on the presumed death of a young girl in a house explosion con Thompson, a private detective who she hires to solve the case once and for all, the series will air on Apple TV+.

2024: A landmark year in the Entertainment Industry

Storytelling and Technology Alliances

We have already discussed that the most anticipated movies and shows of 2024 are not only the sequels, spin-offs, or the works of stars and favorite directors and actors. They also constitute progress in articulating and narrating. For instance, while “Avatar 3” has been planned to be released in the future, it is stated that this film would impress with even higher-quality visual effects than ever seen before, unlike any other movie to be experienced. Similarly, the ambitious scope of “Dune: Including the labeled sections “Part Two” and “The Flash” shows how science and technology advancements have made it possible for directors to bring such vivid and realistic imaginations into the real world.

Diversity and Representation

Another great feature of the entertainment program of the year 2024 is the continuation of including minority groups. Gone are the days when Hispanic and black people were types cast in television shows like ‘The Last of Us’ and ‘Secret Invasion’ with broader character descriptions that point to a more diverse population. This shift towards inclusion brings depth to the narratives and paints a wider net in terms of these films and television shows’ reception worldwide.


Closer to 2024, blockbuster series to emotional dramas, the most anticipated movies and TV shows are on the screens. While millions of viewers wait for these opportunities, this year will be a turning point in the entertainment industry with the perspective of diversity between sequels and extensive stories. Get set to brace yourselves for twelve months filled with incredible narratives and novel presentations.

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