2024 is the year for the biggest sequel releases! So get ready to experience some actions, adventure, familiar faces, new stories, and more
Joker 2, Venom 3, Deadpool 3
While 2023 witnessed a global box office explosion with record-breaking hits from Hollywood, Bollywood, and beyond, 2024 takes things to a whole new level. Gone are the days of original surprises; this year is all about the grand return of beloved franchises. Remember the buzz surrounding Barbie, Oppenheimer, Elemental, Super Mario Bros Movie, Jawan, Pathaan, Animal and Killers of the Flower Moon? They were just the warm-up act. Get ready for a blockbuster season so epic, it will redefine the meaning of cinematic spectacle.
Hold onto your popcorn and prepare to immerse yourself in a world you know and love, reimagined for a new era. Witness legends clash once more, heroes rise from the ashes, and villains return with even more deceitful schemes. From heart-pounding action to soul-stirring drama, thrilling adventures to mind-bending science-fiction, 2024 has something for every moviegoer. So clear your calendar, gather your friends, and brace yourselves for a year of pure cinematic bliss. The biggest sequels are here, and they are ready to blow you away!
Released in 2019, Joker garnered significant critical acclaim and commercial success, becoming the highest-grossing R-rated film of all time. Joaquin Phoenix's portrayal of Arthur Fleck, the man became the Joker, earned widespread praise. Even the role helped Phoenix win his first Oscar! Director Todd Phillips' gritty exploration of mental illness and social unrest resonated with many viewers. Now, Folie à Deux, the upcoming sequel, promises to explore a new chapter in Arthur's story, this time with a focus on his relationship with Harley Quinn. Lady Gaga steps into the titular role, following Margot Robbie's exit. The film's musical genre and unique approach to the characters have generated significant anticipation among fans already.
Joker: Folie á Deux will be released on October 4, 2024, in the theatres worldwide.
Tom Hardy unleashes the anti-hero in Venom! While not part of the official Marvel Cinematic Universe, Hardy brings the iconic symbiote to life in this 2018 origin story. Though Venom was first introduced in Tobey Maguire's Spider-Man in 2007, it earned its own franchise a decade later. Despite mixed critical reception, the first film raked in over $800 million worldwide, proving audiences were hungry for Venom's unique brand of action. While the 2021 sequel, Venom: Let There Be Carnage, didn't quite match its predecessor's box office numbers, and raked up $500 million, it still delivered thrills and laughs. Now, get ready for another adventurous third sequel with Hardy as the charismatic and complex Venom is returning.
Venom 3 will be released on July 12, 2024, in the theatre worldwide.
Ryan Reynolds, known for his witty sarcasm, has carved a unique path by appearing in both the DC Universe and Marvel Cinematic Universe. He first gained recognition as the Green Lantern in the 2011 DC film, but it was his portrayal of Deadpool in the Marvel universe that truly catapulted him to stardom. Many fans consider Reynolds to be the perfect embodiment of Deadpool's quirky humor and fourth-wall-breaking antics. His real-life personality seems to seamlessly blend with the character, making his performance all the more genuine and hilarious. The Deadpool franchise, launched in 2016, has been a massive commercial success. The first film grossed a staggering $800 million, while the sequel brought in $785 million. Reynolds's portrayal of Deadpool is not only entertaining but also critically acclaimed, solidifying his status as a major force in both superhero universes.
Deadpool 3 will be released on May 3, 2024, in the theatres worldwide.
Fueling the anticipation, the 2021 film challenged all the odds of the heinous Covid pandemic, captivating audiences and collecting in excess of $400 million at the box office. Moreover, its triumph continued at the 94th Academy Awards, where it swept an impressive six Oscars for Best Visual Effects, Best Original Score, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Film Editing and Best Sound categories. Now, with the sequel assured to take centre stage, all eyes are on Dune: Part Two’s release with Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Austin Butler, Florence Pugh, Jason Momoa’s return and Rebecca Ferguson’s entry as a new undisclosed character.
Dune: Part Two will be released on March 1, 2024, in the theatres worldwide.
This sequal is the most anticipated film from Hollywood currently. The whole world has some hight expectations from Gladiator 2 as it's coming after twenty-three years of its first release. Gladiator won five Oscars in 2001, and is one of the most celebrated films of director Ridley Scott. The film also helped Russell Crowe win his first ever Oscar for Best Actor. This time, the sequel will follow Maximus’ son, Lucius’ life and his taking forward his father's legacy. Paul Mescal will be playing the titular role.
Gladiator 2 will be released on November 22, 2024, in the theatres worldwide.