12 Upcoming Hollywood movies we can’t wait to see in 2024, from Migration and The Color Purple to Dune 2, Kung Fu Panda and Ghostbusters sequels

Coincidentally, the almost innocuous scenes turn increasingly offensive, propelling Matthews into the celebrity stratosphere, whether he likes it or not.

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Ari Aster ( Beau is scared) comes this delightfully eccentric black comedy from Norwegian director Christopher Borgli that has already proven a hit on the festival circuit. (Opens on 4th January)

2. Win the next goal

In 2001, the Pacific island nation of American Samoa suffered their biggest defeat in the history of international football when they lost 31–0 to Australia.

This sporting travesty, and the country's efforts to qualify for the 2014 World Cup, form the basis of a new underdog comedy from the Oscar-winning writer-director. taika waititi,

Michael Fassbender plays the Dutch-American coach hired to do the impossible, turning these perennial losers into goal-scoring soccer stars. (Opens on January 11)

3. Anyone except you

Glen Powell ( Top Gun: Maverick) and Sydney Sweeney (Excitement) Take center stage in hitmaker Will Gluck's latest romantic comedy (easy a, friends with benefits), as a pair of attractive young singles whose romance fizzles out after just one date.

Fast forward to a glamorous destination wedding in Australia, where the two find themselves on the guest list and decide to pose as a couple for incredible reasons that only make sense in fantasy romcom land . (Opens on 18th January)

4. Argyll

kingsman Director Matthew Vaughn Admits Nodding to '80s Action Classics lethal Weapon And die Hard Bryce Dallas Howard plays Elle Conway, a reclusive spy novelist who suddenly becomes embroiled in an international conspiracy to rival anything depicted in her own works.

Henry Cavill is the titular Argyle, the debonair hero of Ealy's novels, while Sam Rockwell plays an actual secret agent who pulls him – and his cat – into a thrilling, globe-trotting adventure. (Opens on February 1)

5. Migration

Illumination's latest animated extravaganza, the French studio responsible for minions And sing, migration New England Mallard tells the story of a family of ducks who embark on an exciting journey south for the winter, against the wishes of their overprotective father.

Kumail Nanjiani, Elizabeth Banks and the increasingly ubiquitous Awkwafina lend their voices to a family of time-traveling ducks, while first-time animator Benjamin Renner is on hand to direct. (Opens on 8th February)

6. Madam Web

Sony Pictures, which has retained the rights to Marvel superhero Spider-Man and his countless rogues' gallery of nefarious villains, including the likes of Venom and Morbius, is expanding its Spider-Verse with the big-screen debut of super-heroine Madman. Continues to expand. Web.

Dakota Johnson plays Cassie Webb, a New York paramedic who develops supernatural powers that give her the ability to see into the “spider world”. Sydney Sweeney and Celeste O'Connor play different iterations of Spider-Woman in this female-led comic book adventure. (Opens on 15th February)

7. Bob Marley: One Love

British actor Kingsley Ben-Adir, who has already played Barack Obama and Malcolm king richard Director Renaldo Marcus Green.

The film chronicles the singer-songwriter's rise to prominence in Jamaica, his marriage to Rita Anderson (Lashana Lynch), and his evolution from musician to icon of the Rastafarian movement, marijuana legalization advocate, and pro-democracy activist. Which ultimately put his life in danger. (Opens on 22nd February)

8. Dune: Part 2

Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya return as the star-crossed lovers who lead a violent rebellion on the desert planet of Arrakis, seeking revenge for the exploitation of the Freemen and the destruction of House Atreides. (Opens on 29th February)

9. Bad things

Emma Stone is notable as Bella, a reanimated corpse who runs away with Mark Ruffalo's mad lawyer to explore the world and her sexuality and escape her Frankenstein-esque creator (Willem Dafoe).

Her journey to freedom evolves into a sharp and often hilarious commentary on patriarchy, gender inequality and sexual conservatism. (Opens on 29th February)

10. Color Purple

Producers Steven Spielberg and Quincy Jones, who collaborated on the 1985 film adaptation purple colourReunite to bring the hit stage musical version of Alice Walker's seminal novel to the big screen.

Fantasia Barrino, reprising the role she played on stage, and Taraji P. Henson join forces to reprise the harrowing story of an African American woman struggling to survive in the racially charged Deep South in the early 1900s. -Leading the star cast.

Colman Domingo, Corey Hawkins, Halle Bailey and Jon Batiste also star. (Opens on 29th February)

11. Kung Fu Panda 4

The martial-arts-infused exploits of Poe the Fuzzy Gastronome return for a fourth helping in this belated sequel to the surprisingly successful animated franchise.

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Jack Black once again voices the panda hero, who this time sets out in search of a new imaginary dragon warrior in the form of a fox named Jane (voiced by – who else – Awkwafina) in the hopes that she will find him. Help thwart a new villain who can resurrect the dead. (Opens on March 7)

12. Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire

A direct sequel is in the works for 2021. Ghostbusters: AfterlifeIn this latest adventure the Spengler family returns to New York and take up residence in the iconic disused firehouse, where the original paranormal investigators, played once again by Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Ernie Hudson, uncover a sinister new threat that forces The old and new Ghostbusters will come together.

Paul Rudd also returns, along with Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard and McKenna Grace. (Opens on March 28)

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