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Movies coming your way this summer

By Arman Saxena     4/16/24 10:36pm

With this being the Thresher’s last issue of the semester, our coverage of the biggest movies of the moment will be on hold for a few months. However, that doesn’t mean Hollywood will be on hiatus. This year’s summer blockbuster season promises to be a big one, with some of the most anticipated films of recent years like “Inside Out 2,” “Deadpool & Wolverine” and “Despicable Me 4” hitting the big screen in the next few months. Here are some other films coming out this summer that you won’t want to miss.

“Challengers”

Starring Zendaya, “God’s Own Country” star Josh O’Connor and “West Side Story” star Mike Faist, this steamy tennis drama is part romance, part thrilling sports drama and part analysis of obsession.



Release Date: April 26

“The Fall Guy”

Ryan Gosling, Emily Blunt and the director of “Bullet Train” — what else is needed for a perfect summer blockbuster? Half romantic-comedy and half action extravaganza, “The Fall Guy” is also a love letter to one of Hollywood’s unsung heroes: the stuntman. 

Release Date: May 3

“Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga”

Nine years after “Mad Max: Fury Road” raced to six Oscar wins and grossed just under $400 million worldwide, the long-awaited spinoff centering on the origin of the fan favorite character Furiosa will finally grace the public. 

Release Date: May 24

“Hit Man”

The newest from legendary filmmaker of “Boyhood,” the “Before” trilogy and “School of Rock” fame and Houston native Richard Linklater, “Hit Man” mixes the crime thriller with the black comedy to create a concoction that will likely surprise with its twists and turns. 

Release Date: June 7

“A Quiet Place: Day One”

Starring a talented cast that includes Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o, Djimon Hounsou, Alex Wolff and Joseph Quinn, this prequel of “A Quiet Place” looks to answer one question: What happened on the day the world went quiet?

Release Date: June 28

“MaXXXine”

Following cult favorites “X” and “Pearl,” “MaXXXine” will be the final installment in the slasher-horror “X” film series. 

Release Date: July 5



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