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YOUNG, BLACK & GIFTED: 7 FILMS FEATURING GEN Z TALENT IN 2024

YOUNG, BLACK & GIFTED: 7 FILMS FEATURING GEN Z TALENT IN 2024
  • PublishedFebruary 13, 2024

Los Angeles, CA—Seven compelling films are slated for release in 2024, showcasing the creative prowess of the Gen Z generation.The curated selection promises to captivate audiences with narratives that not only entertain but also elevate diverse voices and perspectives. From thought-provoking dramas to sci-fi epics and fantasy comedies, the lineup offers a glimpse into the rich tapestry of stories woven by a generation determined to leave their mark on the cinematic landscape.

1. “We Grown Now” (2024)

Directed by Minhal Baig, this drama unfolds the coming-of-age journey of two friends in 1992 Chicago, featuring a star-studded cast including Jurnee Smollett, Lil Rel Howery, and S. Epatha Merkerson.

2. “Dune: Part II” (March 2024)

Directed by Denis Villeneuve, this sci-fi masterpiece continues the saga of Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet) as he seeks revenge against conspirators, joined by Zendaya’s Chani and the Fremen. The film promises an enthralling exploration of revenge and prophecy.

Read More: Sony Pictures Classics, Stage 6 Set Release Date & Trailer For Minhal Baig Drama ‘We Grown Now’

3. “Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes” (May 2024)

In this Wes Ball-directed sci-fi action film, ape civilizations rise as humans regress into a feral state, setting the stage for a gripping tale. Starring Owen Teague, Freya Allen, Peter Macon, and Eka Darville, it explores the clash between ape and human destinies.

4. “Ricky Stanicky” (March 2024)

Directed by Peter Farrelly, this American fantasy comedy features Zac Efron, Jermaine Fowler, John Cena, Lex Scott Davis, and more. The film revolves around an imaginary character invented by friends, leading to a hilarious journey when they hire an actor to bring “Ricky Stanicky” to life.

5. “The American Society of Magical Negroes” (March 2024)

Directed by Kobi Libii, this satirical fantasy comedy tackles the Magical Negro trope. Starring Justice Smith, David Alan Grier, and a stellar cast, it follows Aren’s recruitment into a magical society on a mission to make the lives of White people easier.

6. “Deadpool 3” (July 2024)

Marvel fans rejoice as Ryan Reynolds returns in this upcoming superhero film. Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, “Deadpool 3” promises to be the 34th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, continuing the irreverent and action-packed journey of the beloved character.

A Quiet Place: Day One (June 2024)

A Quiet Place is an upcoming American post-apocalyptic horror film written and directed by Michael Sarnoski, based on an original story by John Krasinski. It is intended to be a spin-off prequel and the third overall installment of the A Quiet Place film series. The film stars Lupita Nyong’o, Joseph Quinn, Djimon Hounsou, and more.

The cinematic landscape of 2024 is set to be a thrilling ride, showcasing the brilliance of Gen Z talent and delivering captivating narratives across genres. Mark your calendars for an unforgettable year at the movies!

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