Mean Girls is getting its musical, while frenemies Hugh Jackman and Ryan Reynolds are set to partner up in the upcoming Deadpool 3.

Let’s take a sneak peek at what the cinematic world has to offer this year, with 16 hyped movies that is set to be released in 2024.

1. Mean Girls (The Musicals)

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Get ready to revisit the iconic high school drama as “Mean Girls: The Musical” hits the big screen. Tina Fey’s script transforms the 2004 classic into a song-and-dance extravaganza, exploring the ups and downs of teenage life with a modern twist. In this musical adaptation, Cady’s Burn Book takes a viral turn on social media, adding a fresh layer of chaos to the timeless tale of high school hierarchy.

2. Dune: Part Two

In this sequel of Dune, Paul Atreides (played by Timothée Chalamet) and Chani (played by Zendaya) are united to seek vengeance for Paul’s family and bring peace to the desert planet of Arrakis.

In this chapter, the Dune-iverse are joined by new faces including Florence Pugh, Christopher Walken, and Léa Seydoux.

3. Kung Fu Panda 4

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Get ready for “Kung Fu Panda 4”, as Po squares off against a tricky chameleon foe and sets out on a mission to find a new Dragon Warrior. Po teams up with a clever corsac fox, and it led to a revealing tale where heroes emerge from the most unexpected places.

4. Lisa Frankenstein

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Setting in 1989, a twisted love story of “Lisa Frankenstein, featuring the rebellious goth Lisa Swallows, portrayed by Kathryn Newton, takes matters into her own hands. In this darkly humorous tale, Lisa revives a dashing corpse, played by Cole Sprouse, from the Victorian era using spare parts and a touch of teenage ingenuity. The romantic duo then sets off on a murderous escapade, seeking a few missing body parts along the way to keep the Frankenstein alive .

5. Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire

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The Spengler family heads back to the classic New York City firehouse, joining forces with the original Ghostbusters who are upping their ghost-busting game. Trouble brews when an ancient artifact lets loose an evil force, forcing both the old and new Ghostbusters to team up and protect their turf, saving the world from a chilling disaster — a second ice age.

6. Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire

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The sequel to Godzilla vs. Kong promises a new storyline — an unexpected alliance between the two iconic monsters. Godzilla and Kong encounter a new massive threat buried deep within the planet, putting not just their survival, but also the fate of humanity at stake.

7. Challengers

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Played by Zendaya — Tashi, a coach and ex-tennis player, turns her once mediocre husband into a tennis champion. To break his losing streak, she makes him play in a low-tier challenger event. Tensions soon run high when he finds himself standing across the net from the once-promising, now burnt-out Patrick, his former best friend and Tashi’s former boyfriend.

8. The Fall Guy

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Played by Ryan Gosling, Colt Seavers is a seasoned stuntman who has stepped away from the scene a year ago. However, when the lead actor of a big studio movie disappears, he is forced back into action.

As he delves into the mystery, Colt gets caught up in a dangerous plot, facing a fall more precarious than any stunt he’s ever tackled.

9. Inside Out 2

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In “Inside Out”, Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust have been smoothly managing Riley… until she hits puberty.

New emotions, — Anxiety, alongside Envy, Ennui and Embarrassment — pops up. Watch as the original five navigate Riley’s emotions with the arrival of four new ones.

10. Madame Web

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Based on a Marvel Comics character with the same name, Dakota Johnson stars as Cassandra Webb, a New York City paramedic who discovers her clairvoyant abilities.

With her new abilities, she is forced to untangle mysteries of her past, while protecting three young women from a dangerous and mysterious adversary.

11. IF

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Directed and co-produced by John Krasinski, the IF follows a Young Bea who, upon realizing she can see everyone’s imaginary friends (IFs), sets out on a magical quest to reunite forgotten IFs with their kids.

She later learns that her neighbour, The Man Upstairs, shares the same gift.

12. Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

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Kidnapped from her home, young Furiosa (played by Anya Taylor-Joy) ends up with a biker gang led by the warlord Dementus. In the Wasteland, they meet the army of another warlord, Immortan Joe. As the two tyrants clash for dominance over the region, Furiosa soon finds herself in a nonstop battle to make her way home.

13. Bob Marley: One Love

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Experience the life and music of the iconic Bob Marley.

This film, featuring Kingsley Ben-Adir as Bob, and Lashana Lynch as Rita, unfolds his journey of triumph and the creation of his groundbreaking music.

14. Despicable Me 4

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Returning to the mainline series after the spin-off “Minions: The Rise of Gru”, the next installment of “Despicable Me” is currently in production. While details about the mischief Gru and the Minions will stir up remain undisclosed, the film is scheduled for release on 3 July 2024.

15. Deadpool 3

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The awaited MCU/X-Men crossover is finally coming to live. As the Wolverine returns after healing from his injuries and meets the notorious Deadpool, they team up to tackle a mutual enemy.

16. Joker: Folie à Deux

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Director Todd Phillips is back for the sequel to the R-rated Batman villain hit, starring Joaquin Phoenix. In “Folie à Deux”, Lady Gaga joins the film as Harley Quinn, his love interest. This movie is rumoured to be produced with surprising musical twist.

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