Film

Our Summer Movie & TV Guide for 2024

Lead Photo: Art by Stephany Torres for Remezcla
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Summer is here, and with it comes a slew of new movies and TV shows for audiences to enjoy. There’s a wide range of stories, from the heartfelt Turtles All the Way Down to an exciting action adventure with Deadpool & Wolverine and Furiosa. There’s even a little horror with A Quiet Place: Day One. Make sure to check out all the exciting movies and shows that star Latine talent this summer below!

May

Isabela Merced and Cree in Turtles All the Way Down
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Turtles All the Way Down (Max streaming release on May 2) — When a 16-year-old struggling with obsessive-compulsive disorder reconnects with her childhood crush, she faces the potential of finding love and happiness despite her mental condition. Isabela Merced, Hanna Marks, and Felix Mallard star in the film. Watch the trailer here.

Tarot (Theater release on May 3) — When a group of friends recklessly violates the sacred rule of Tarot readings – never use someone else’s deck – they unknowingly unleash an unspeakable evil trapped within the cursed cards. One by one, they come face to face with fate and end up in a race against death to escape the future foretold in their readings. Humberly González, Jacob Batalon, and Avantika star in the film. Watch the trailer here.

Dark Matter (Apple TV+ release on May 8) — Based on Blake Crouch’s international bestseller. Jake Dressen is abducted into an alternate version of his life. To get back to his true family, he embarks on a harrowing journey to save them from the most terrifying foe imaginable: himself. Alice Braga, Joel Edgerton, and Jennifer Connely star in the new series. Watch the trailer here.

Pretty Little Liars: Summer School (Max streaming release on May 9, 2024) — Twenty years ago, a series of tragic events almost ripped Millwood apart. Now, in the present day, a brand-new set of Little Liars finds themselves tormented by an unknown assailant. Maia Reficco, Zaria, Bailee Madison, Chandler Kinney, and Malia Pyles star in the series. Watch the trailer here.

Mother of the Bride (Netflix release on May 9) — A doting mom jets off to a tropical island resort for her daughter’s wedding — only to discover the groom’s father is the ex she hasn’t seen in decades. Benjamin Bratt, Wilson Cruz, Brooke Shields, and Miranda Cosgrove star in the movie. Watch the trailer here.

IF (Theater release on May 17) — From writer and director John Krasinski, IF is about a girl who discovers that she can see everyone’s imaginary friends — and what she does with that superpower — as she embarks on a magical adventure to reconnect forgotten IFs with their kids. IF stars Ryan Reynolds, John Krasinski, Cailey Fleming, Fiona Shaw, and the voices of Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Louis Gossett Jr. and Steve Carell alongside many more as the wonderfully unique characters that reflect the incredible power of a child’s imagination. Liza Colón-Zayas also stars in the movie. Watch the trailer here.

Anya Taylor-Joy in Furiosa
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Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga (Theater release on May 24) — As the world fell, young Furiosa (Anya Taylor-Joy)  is snatched from the Green Place of Many Mothers and falls into the hands of a great Biker Horde led by the Warlord Dementus. Sweeping through the Wasteland they come across the Citadel presided over by The Immortan Joe. While the two Tyrants war for dominance, Furiosa must survive many trials as she puts together the means to find her way home. Watch the trailer here.

Hit Man (Netflix release on May 24) — A mild-mannered professor moonlighting as a fake hitman in police stings ignites a chain reaction of trouble when he falls for a potential client. The film stars Adria Ajorna, Glen Powell, and Austin Amelio. Watch the trailer here.

Atlas (Netflix streaming release on May 24) — A brilliant counterterrorism analyst (Jennifer Lopez) with a deep distrust of AI discovers it might be her only hope when a mission to capture a renegade robot goes awry. Watch the trailer here

Eric (Netflix streaming release on May 30) — Set in 1980s New York, Eric is a new emotional thriller from Abi Morgan following the desperate search of a father when his nine year old son disappears one morning on the way to school. Vincent, one of New York’s leading puppeteers and creator of the hugely popular children’s television show, ‘Good Day Sunshine,’ struggles to cope with the loss of his son, Edgar, becoming increasingly distressed and volatile. Full of self-loathing and guilt around Edgar’s disappearance, he clings to his son’s drawings of a blue monster puppet, ERIC, convinced that if he can get ERIC on TV then Edgar will come home. As Vincent’s progressively destructive behavior alienates his family, his work colleagues, and the detectives trying to help him, it’s Eric, a delusion of necessity, who becomes his only ally in the pursuit to bring his son home. The series stars Roberta Colindrez, José Pimentão, Erika Soto and Benedict Cumberbatch. Watch the trailer here

Ezra (Theatrical release on May 31) — Ezra centers on comedian Max co-parenting autistic son Ezra with ex-wife Jenna. Faced with crucial decisions about Ezra’s future, Max and Ezra go on a life-changing cross-country road trip. The movie stars Daphne Rubin-Vega, Boby Cannavale, Vera Farmiga, and William A. Fitzgerald. Watch the trailer here

June

Lupita Nyong'o and Joseph Quinn in A Quiet Place: Day One
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The Boys Season 4 (Prime Video streaming release on June 13) — In season 4, the world is on the brink. Victoria Neuman is closer than ever to the Oval Office and under the muscly thumb of Homelander, who is consolidating his power. Butcher, with only months to live, has lost Becca’s son as well as his job as The Boys’ leader. The rest of the team are fed up with his lies. With the stakes higher than ever, they have to find a way to work together and save the world before it’s too late. The series stars Laz Alonso, Karl Urban, Anthony Starr and Jack Quaid. Watch the trailer here

Hotel Cocaine (MGM+ streaming release on June 16) — This is the story of Roman Compte, Cuban exile, CIA operative, and general manager of The Mutiny Hotel, the glamorous epicenter of the Miami cocaine scene of late ‘70s and early ‘80s. The Mutiny Hotel was Casablanca on cocaine, a glitzy nightclub, restaurant, and hotel frequented by Florida businessmen and politicians, international narcos, CIA and FBI agents, models, sports stars, and musicians. Compte was at the center, doing his best to keep it all going and fulfill his own American Dream. The series stars Danny Pino, Yul Vazquez, and Mayra Hermosillo. Watch the trailer here

Land of Women (Apple TV+ streaming release on June 26) — “Land of Women” is a dramedy starring Eva Longoria as Gala, a New York empty nester whose life is turned upside down when her husband implicates the family in financial improprieties, and she is forced to flee the city alongside her aging mother and college-age daughter. To escape the dangerous criminals to whom Gala’s now vanished husband is indebted, the three women hide in the same charming wine town in northern Spain that Gala’s mother fled 50 years ago, vowing never to return. The women seek to start anew and hope their identities will remain unknown, but gossip in the small town quickly spreads, unraveling their deepest family secrets and truths.

A Quiet Place: Day One (Theater release on June 28) — Experience the day the world went quiet. The film stars Lupita Nyong’o, Joseph Quinn, Alex Wolff, and Djimon Hounsou. Watch the trailer here

The Bear Season 3 (Hulu streaming release sometime in June) — FX’s The Bear, the critically acclaimed original series, follows Carmen “Carmy” Berzatto (Jeremy Allen White), Sydney Adamu (Ayo Edebiri), and Richard “Richie” Jerimovich (Ebon Moss-Bachrach) as they work to transform their grimy sandwich joint into a next-level spot. As they strip the restaurant down to its bones, the crew undertakes transformational journeys of their own, each forced to confront the past and reckon with who they want to be in the future. Liza Colón-Zayas also stars in the series.

July

Colman Domingo in Sing Sing
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MaXXXine (Theater release on July 5) — In 1980s Hollywood, adult film star and aspiring actress Maxine Minx (Mia Goth) finally gets her big break. But as a mysterious killer stalks starlets of Hollywood, a trail of blood threatens to reveal her sinister past. Watch the trailer here

Sing Sing (Theater release on July 12) — Divine G (Colman Domingo), imprisoned at Sing Sing for a crime he didn’t commit, finds purpose by acting in a theatre group with other incarcerated men. When a wary outsider joins the group, the men decide to stage their first original comedy, in this stirring true story of resilience, humanity, and the transformative power of art, starring an unforgettable ensemble cast of formerly incarcerated actors. Sean San Jose and Jon-Adrian Velazquez also star in the movie. Watch the trailer here

Cobra Kai (Netflix streaming release on July 18) — Picking up with Cobra Kai eliminated from the Valley, our senseis and students must decide if and how they will compete in the Sekai Taikai — the world championships of karate. Xolo Maridueña and Vanessa Rubio star in the series alongside other actors like Ralph Macchio and William Zabka. Watch the trailer here.

Twisters (Theater release on July 19) — Edgar-Jones stars as Kate Cooper, a former storm chaser haunted by a devastating encounter with a tornado during her college years who now studies storm patterns on screens safely in New York City. She is lured back to the open plains by her friend, Javi (Golden Globe nominee Anthony Ramos, In the Heights) to test a groundbreaking new tracking system. There, she crosses paths with Tyler Owens (Powell), the charming and reckless social-media superstar who thrives on posting his storm-chasing adventures with his raucous crew, the more dangerous the better. Brandon Perea also stars. Watch the trailer here

Deadpool & Wolverine (Theater release on July 26) — Although no official synopsis has dropped yet, what we can tell from the official trailer for Deadpool & Wolverine is that Wade is about to lose everything he cares about. Per usual, when has that ever stopped him? He tries (and eventually succeeds) in getting the legendary Wolverine to join him on this adventure. But this doesn’t seem to be the Wolverine that we’ve come to know, love, and lost by the end of Logan. The TVA is involved, there’s a giant Ant-Man helmet as the base for the bad guys, and these two characters are heading straight for everything Marvel. Oh and Morena Baccarin seems to be back too!  Watch the trailer here

August

The Umbrella Academy. (L to R) Robert Sheehan as Klaus Hargreeves, Emmy Raver-Lampman as Allison Hargreeves, Tom Hopper as Luther Hargreeves, Justin H. Min as Ben Hargreeves, Aidan Gallagher as Number Five, Elliot Page as Viktor Hargreeves, David Castañeda as Diego Hargreeves, Ritu Arya as Lila Pitts in episode 401 of The Umbrella Academy. Cr. Christos Kalohoridis/Netflix © 2024
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The Umbrella Academy Season 4 (Netflix streaming release on August 8) — Reunited by their father’s death, estranged siblings with extraordinary powers uncover shocking family secrets — and a looming threat to humanity. Dan Castañeda, Elliot Page, and Tom Hopper. Watch the trailer here

Borderlands (Theater release on August 9) — Lilith (Cate Blanchett) forms an unexpected alliance with a ragtag team of misfits – Roland, (Kevin Hart), a seasoned mercenary on a mission, Tiny Tina (Ariana Greenblatt), a feral pre-teen demolitionist; Krieg (Florian Munteanu), Tina’s musclebound protector; Tannis ( Jamie Lee Curtis), the oddball scientist who’s seen it all; and Claptrap (Jack Black), a wiseass robot. Together, these unlikely heroes must battle an alien species and dangerous bandits to uncover one of Pandora’s most explosive secrets. The fate of the universe could be in their hands – but they’ll be fighting for something more: each other. Based on one of the best-selling videogame franchises of all time, welcome to Borderlands. Édgar Ramírez also stars in the film. Watch the trailer here

Alien: Romulus (Theater release on August 16) — While scavenging the deep ends of a derelict space station, a group of young space colonizers come face to face with the most terrifying life form in the universe. The film stars Isabela Merced, Cailee Spaeny and David Jonsson. Watch the trailer here

Blink Twice (Theater release on August 23) — When tech billionaire Slater King (Channing Tatum) meets cocktail waitress Frida (Naomi Ackie) at his fundraising gala, sparks fly. He invites her to join him and his friends on a dream vacation on his private island. It’s paradise. Wild nights blend into sun-soaked days, and everyone’s having a great time. No one wants this trip to end, but as strange things start to happen, Frida begins to question her reality. There is something wrong with this place. She’ll have to uncover the truth if she wants to make it out of this party alive. The film also stars Adria Ajorna. Watch the trailer here