Unmissable Movies and Shows Coming in January 2024!

Unmissable Movies and Shows Coming in January 2024!

Happy New Year! With a new year comes a new batch of exciting entertainment options. From highly anticipated movies and TV shows to new music releases and captivating books, there is something for everyone to look forward to.

Regardless of your preference, be it thrilling action films, gripping dramas, or thought-provoking documentaries, the year 2024 promises to offer an array of fresh and engaging content that will keep you entertained throughout the year. So, get ready to explore new worlds and immerse yourself in the exciting realm of entertainment in the coming month.

Here are the most exciting TV and movies releasing in January!


Fool Me Once

January 1, 2024 | Netflix

Fool Me Once is an upcoming television series that revolves around the life of a former soldier named Maya Stern. The show is centered on her struggles to cope with the traumatic and brutal murder of her beloved husband, Joe.

In an attempt to ensure the safety of her young daughter, Maya installs a nanny cam in her house. However, what she discovers in the footage shocks her to the core - the sight of her deceased husband Joe, inside her home.

The Brothers Sun

January 4, 2024 | Netflix

The upcoming dark comedy show, "The Brothers Sun," revolves around the life of Bruce Sun, a typical Californian. When his brother Charles Sun, a renowned gangster from Taipei, moves to Los Angeles to protect their family, their lives take a dramatic turn.

Charles was raised by his late crime boss's father, and after his father's assassination, he had to move to LA to ensure the safety of his family. Bruce's mother, portrayed by Academy Award winner Michelle Yeoh, also relocated to California to start a new life away from her estranged family. As Charles becomes a ruthless killer, he must protect his mother and his oblivious younger brother.


January 9 | Disney+

We met her back in 2021 in the Hawkeye show, and now the beloved Maya Lopez is getting her own spin-off show with Echo. Maya Lopez, also known as Echo, made a remarkable debut in the Hawkeye show, captivating audiences with her compelling character and extraordinary abilities and inspiring countless viewers all over the world with her deafness and representation of the deaf community. Now, fans eagerly anticipate diving deeper into her complex backstory and witnessing her embark on thrilling solo adventures in the upcoming spin-off series.

Following the events of Hawkeye in New York City, Maya is being pursued by the notorious Wilson Fisk and his organization, leading her to return to her hometown in Oklahoma, where she must come to terms with her past, reconnect with her Native American roots, and embrace her family and community.


January 11, 2024 | Peacock

With this brand-new show, we're going back in time to discover the origin of the famous sentient teddy bear. Set in 1993, back when it all began, Ted follows the origin of the bear of the same name after his owner wished him to life.

As Ted embarks on his newfound existence, he quickly realizes that being a living teddy bear comes with its own set of challenges and adventures. From navigating the human world to forming unexpected friendships, Ted's journey takes him on a heartwarming and hilarious path that explores the true meaning of friendship and belonging.

True Detective - Season 4: Night Country

January 14, 2024 | HBO

True Detective, which started airing in early 2014, is back for a fourth season! Every season of this unique show focuses on a completely different storyline, complete with different actors and settings. Previous seasons featured star-studded casts, from Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson for the first season to Rachel McAdams and Mahershala Ali in the following seasons.

Now, after over a decade on air, the iconic show returns and stars Academy Award winner Jodie Foster, along with Fiona Shaw, who you might know from Killing Eve among other works. The fourth season, set in Alaska, follows detectives Liz Danvers and Evangeline Navarro as they investigate the disappearance of eight men from a research station. As they delve deeper into the case, Liz and Evangeline uncover a web of secrets and conspiracy that goes far beyond the isolated research station. The harsh Alaskan wilderness becomes both a breathtaking backdrop and a treacherous obstacle as they race against time to solve the mystery and bring justice to the missing men.

Death and Other Details

January 16, 2024 | Hulu

Violette Beane, who has gained popularity for her role in The Flash, is all to star in an upcoming crime show alongside Mandy Patinkin, who is known for his exceptional performance in Criminal Minds. This crime drama is expected to be a thrilling and captivating experience for viewers.

The show revolves around Imogene Scott, played by Beane, who finds herself in a locked-room murder mystery and becomes the prime suspect. To clear her name and prove her innocence, she must partner with a man she despises: Rufus Cotesworth, the world's greatest detective, portrayed by Patinkin. The show promises to be a rollercoaster ride of suspense, drama, and intrigue as the two work together to solve the crime and bring the real culprit to justice.

Hazbin Hotel

January 19, 2024 | Prime Video

This upcoming animated musical comedy series has been highly anticipated. Hazbin Hotel follows the story of Charlie, the Princess of Hell, as she tries to rehabilitate demons to reduce overpopulation in her kingdom. Despite the annual extermination imposed by angels and the ridicule from the rest of Hell towards her and her partner, Charlie opens a hotel that offers demons a chance at redemption, hoping they will "check out" into Heaven. With the help of a powerful entity known as the "Radio Demon," Charlie's dream of the peaceful rehabilitation of demons becomes a reality.

Featuring voice actors including Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn 99, Encanto) and Alex Brightman, the one and only Beetlejuice on Broadway, Hazbin Hotel has gained a dedicated fanbase and critical acclaim. Its unique blend of dark humor, vibrant animation, and catchy musical numbers has captivated audiences worldwide. The show's success has not only brought attention to the talented voice cast but also sparked discussions about redemption, forgiveness, and the complexities of good and evil.


January 25, 2024 | Netflix

Based on the life of Griselda Blanco, a notorious Colombian cocaine trafficker, this upcoming Netflix show features the iconic Sofia Vergara in the title role. Griselda, also known as the "Cocaine Godmother," rose to infamy during the 1970s and 1980s as one of the most powerful and ruthless drug lords in history. With Sofia Vergara's undeniable talent and charisma, viewers can expect a captivating portrayal of Blanco's complex character and her impact on the world of drug trafficking.

The show will not only explore Griselda's crime lifestyle, but also her origins and the events that led her to it. Fleeing with her three sons from Medellin to Miami with nothing but a kilo of cocaine and a determination to succeed, Griselda's journey is a fascinating one that delves into the depths of her ambition and resilience. Through Sofia Vergara's portrayal, viewers will be taken on a thrilling and thought-provoking exploration of Griselda Blanco's rise to power and the lasting impact she had on the world, as well as the personal sacrifices she makes to protect her family and maintain her empire.


January 26, 2024 | Prime Video

Expats, the six-part Amazon Prime Video series, is an adaptation of The Expatriates by author Janice Y. K. Lee, which follows the lives of three women living in Hong Kong whose lives become intertwined following a sudden family tragedy.

Starring Nicole Kidman and Sarayu Blue, the series delves into the complexities of their journeys as they navigate the challenges of living in a foreign country. With captivating performances, viewers are taken on an emotional rollercoaster as they witness the characters' struggles, triumphs, and unexpected connections that ultimately shape their lives forever.

Masters of the Air

January 26, 2024 | Apple TV+

Masters of the Air is a highly anticipated American war drama streaming television miniseries that is set to be released soon. The series is based on Donald L. Miller's 2007 book, which tells the incredible story of the 100th Bomb Group during World War II. This group, nicknamed the "Bloody Hundredth," was known for their bravery and resilience in the face of danger during some of the most intense battles of the war.

The series will star Austin Butler and Barry Keoghan, two talented actors who are sure to bring their characters to life in a powerful and moving way. With its gripping storyline, memorable characters, and stunning visuals, Masters of the Air is sure to be a must-watch for anyone who loves war dramas or historical fiction.


Pete Davidson: Turbo Fonzarelli

January 9, 2024 | Netflix

Comedian and SNL alum Pete Davidson delivers his second Netflix special, where he talks about turning 30, relationships, and living in the woods. With his signature humor and wit, Davidson shares stories from his life, including his childhood crush on Leonardo DiCaprio and the unsettling gift he received from a stalker. The enthusiastic New Jersey audience is treated to under 60 minutes of hilarious stand-up comedy, where Davidson also touches on his mom's midlife crisis and other relatable topics.

Bob Marley: One Love

January 11, 2024 | In Theatres

The upcoming movie Bob Marley: One Love is a tribute to the legendary reggae singer and songwriter Bob Marley. It portrays his journey from humble beginnings to becoming an iconic figure, known for his message of love and unity. The film will showcase his struggles and triumphs and provide an insight into the making of his revolutionary music. This will be the first time that Bob's story will be told on the big screen. The movie will cover his life from his rise to stardom until his untimely death in the 1980s.

The Beekeeper

January 11, 2024 | In Theatres

The Beekeeper is a movie about a former operative of a secret organization called "Beekeepers". Mr. Clay, played by Jason Statham, seeks revenge against a company that caused his friend and neighbor's suicide due to falling for a scam. The movie also stars Josh Hutcherson from the Hunger Games series and Emmy Raver-Lampman from The Umbrella Academy.


January 12, 2024 | Netflix

Lift is an upcoming film that promises to be a thrilling heist comedy. The plot revolves around a master thief, played by the talented Kevin Hart, who is approached by his ex-girlfriend and the FBI to pull off a seemingly impossible heist. The plan involves robbing a 777-passenger flight from London to Zurich while working with his international crew. As the story unfolds, viewers will be taken on a wild ride filled with suspense, humor, and unexpected twists and turns.

The Kitchen

January 12, 2024 | Netflix

The Kitchen is a dystopian movie directed by Daniel Kaluuya, who is famous for his roles in Get Out and Nope. The plot is set in London in the year 2040, where social housing has been eliminated, and the city has become a playground for the wealthy. The lower classes are forced to live in slum-like high-rises such as "The Kitchen." Izi and Benji are residents of The Kitchen, and they fight to navigate the world and keep their home. Izi, a former Smash-and-Grabber, wants to stay on the right path, but his young son's illness forces him to participate in a heist that will change everyone's lives in the community.

Self Reliance

January 12, 2024 | Hulu

Directed by and starring Jake Johnson (New Girl, Spiderman: Into/Across the Spiderverse), Self Reliance follows a disillusioned man in Los Angeles when he receives an invitation to win $1 million by taking part in a reality television game on the dark web. For 30 days, he must outwit hunters attempting to kill him. He realizes there's a loophole to the game – the hunters can only attack him when he's alone – so he attempts to convince friends, family, and total strangers that the game is real and that they must stay with him 24/7. The film will also star some known actors like Andy Samberg (Brooklyn 99, That's My Boy) and Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect, Trolls).

In the Land of Saints and Sinners

January 18, 2024 | In Theatres

In this upcoming drama, Liam Neeson is haunted by sins and hunted by sinners. Hoping to leave his dark past behind him, former assassin Finbar Murphy (Neeson) leads a quiet life in a coastal Irish town, far from the political violence that grips the rest of the country. When menacing terrorists show up, Finbar soon discovers that one of them has been abusing a local girl. Drawn into an increasingly vicious game of cat and mouse, he must choose between exposing his secret identity and defending his friends and neighbors.

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