May Premieres: The Hottest Movies and TV Shows Hitting Screens This Month!

May Premieres: The Hottest Movies and TV Shows Hitting Screens This Month!

This May is shaping up to be a blockbuster month for entertainment! Whether you're craving adrenaline-pumping action, laugh-out-loud comedies, or gushing romance, there's something for everyone hitting the big and small screens.

From long-awaited seasons to intriguing new concepts, get ready to be dazzled by a diverse selection of movies and TV shows. Here are the top releases of the month!


Hacks: Season 3

May 2, 2024 | Max | 9 eps

Hacks, a 2021 comedy series, follows the professional relationship between a young writer and a legendary stand-up comedian. The show, which won multiple awards, follows Deborah Vance, a legendary comedian, and Ava, a young writer struggling with her own self-centeredness. As they work together, they bond and work through personal issues, showcasing the power of friendship and collaboration.

Shortly after the premiere of the show's second season in 2022, the comedy was renewed for a third season, and it's almost here! This season will follow the rising tensions in Deborah's life after she fires Ava at the end of the last season. Fans are eagerly anticipating the new season to see how the dynamic between Deborah and Ava will evolve, as well as how they will navigate their strained relationship.

My Hero Academia: Season 7

May 4, 2024 | CrunchyRoll | 4 eps

By far one of the most popular animes in the world, My Hero Academia has blown up in the last few years. Now, the show is back for season 7, which officially marks the beginning of the show's final arc. Fans are eagerly anticipating the epic showdowns and character development that will unfold as the series nears its conclusion. With intense battles and emotional moments expected, viewers can expect a thrilling ride as the story reaches its climax.

Doctor Who

May 10, 2024 | Disney+ | 13 eps

This Doctor is here to rewrite history, literally! Ncuti Gatwa, who you may recognize from various viral shows and movies, is set to lead the 14th season of the iconic and beloved show as the first Black Doctor.

In this reboot of Doctor Who, pioneer David Tennant will also be making a special appearance to pass the torch to Gatwa's character. This new chapter in the Doctor Who series promises to bring a fresh perspective and exciting adventures for fans old and new alike.

Bridgerton: Season 3 - Part 1

May 16, 2024 | Netflix | 4 eps

Netflix's most popular show is back for a highly-anticipated third season. Bridgerton, which debuted on Netflix in 2020, has quickly become a fan favorite for its scandalous storylines and stunning period costumes. The show, which is based on the book of the same name, follows the namesake family as they navigate the tough social norms of Regency-era London.

In the first season, we saw the season's diamond Daphne find love with the brooding Duke of Hastings, Simon Basset. Then, we followed her brother Anthony Bridgerton as he struggled to choose between the Sharma sisters. Now, in season 3, we will follow the ever-growing tension between best friends Penelope Featherington and Colin Bridgerton.

Will Penelope finally admit her feelings, or will their friendship be torn apart by secrets and betrayal? As the stakes continue to rise in the Bridgerton family, viewers can expect even more drama, intrigue, and of course, romance in the upcoming season.

Outer Range: Season 2

May 16, 2024 | Prime Video | 7 eps

Outer Range is an exciting sci-fi series featuring Thanos himself. The show revolves around Royal Abbott a rancher (played by Josh Brolin) who discovers a mystery on the edge of Wyoming's wilderness. As he investigates, he uncovers supernatural forces that threaten his family and the entire community. Meanwhile, the Abbott family is struggling to cope with the disappearance of their daughter-in-law Rebecca. Their situation worsens when the Tillersons, a rival family, attempt to take over their land.


The Fall Guy

May 2, 2024 | In Theatres | 2hr 6m

It's no doubt that it has been Ryan Gosling's year! From performing at the Oscars to playing the iconic Ken, he's been on a roll and definitely doesn't plan on stopping. Teaming up with Emily Blunt and Aaron Taylor-Johnson, he's set to star in the brand new action-comedy The Fall Guy.

Unlike his usual roles as the boy-next-door, Gosling takes up the role of the overlooked stuntman in this movie. After the main actor goes missing, it's up to Gosling's character must step up and lead the investigation to find him. Little does he know, his character will be pushed to his limits as he navigates through the dangerous world of Hollywood stunts and secrets.

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire

May 2, 2024 | In Theatres | 1hr 55m

After the huge success of Ghostbusters: Afterlife, many fans expressed their desire for a sequel. In response, Sony Pictures announced the release of a sequel titled Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire in April 2022.

The story is set three years after the events of the previous movie, where the original Ghostbusters team must team up with their new recruits to save New York City. The discovery of an ancient artifact unleashes an evil force, and it's up to the old and new Ghostbusters to unite and protect their home from a second ice age while also saving the world.

The Idea of You

May 2, 2024 | Prime Video | 1hr 55m

This movie is definitely every Wattpad fanfiction turned into a movie! Starring Anne Hathaway and Nicholas Galitzine, The Idea of You follows Solene, a 40-year-old single mother, after she meets the lead singer of the hottest boy band on the planet at Coachella and begins a romance with him. As their relationship blossoms, Solene is forced to navigate the challenges of dating a much younger man in the public eye while also balancing her responsibilities as a mother.

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes

May 9, 2024 | In Theatres | 2hr 25m

Nearly 300 years have passed since the events of the 2017 War for the Planet of the Apes. Ape civilizations have emerged from the oasis where Caesar led his followers, while humans have regressed into a feral and primitive state. However, when the ape king Proximus Caesar uses weapons made from lost human technologies to enslave other clans, a chimpanzee hunter named Noa embarks on a dangerous journey with a human girl named Mae to determine the future for both apes and humans.

Furiosa: a Mad Max Saga

May 23, 2024 | In Theatres | 2hr 25m

Starring Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth, Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga is the fifth installment of the Mad Max saga, and serves as both a spin-off and a prequel to Mad Max: Fury Road.

The story is set 15 to 20 years prior to the events of Mad Max: Fury Road. The world is in chaos and young Furiosa is taken away from her home, the Green Place of Many Mothers, by a gang of bikers led by the Warlord Dementus. Meanwhile, two tyrants are at war for control over the Citadel. As Furiosa faces many challenges, she plans a way to return home through the treacherous Wasteland.


May 23, 2024 | In Theatres | 1hr 40m

The beloved, lasagna-loving cat, Garfield, is making a comeback to the big screen in this upcoming movie. Fans of all ages can expect his signature humor and mischievousness once again. In this new adventure, Garfield unexpectedly reunites with his long-lost father, Vic (voiced by legend Samuel L. Jackson), a ragged alley cat. Together with his canine friend Odie, Garfield is forced to leave his cushy life behind to join Vic on a risky heist.

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