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    Top 5 Upcoming Video Game Movies And TV Shows Releasing In 2024

    Alrighty then, hold onto your gaming headphones because 2024 is about to get seriously entertaining! We’re talking about a whole lineup of video game adaptations coming your way. Movies, TV shows, you name it and if you’re lucky enough, you’ll get to see your favorite gaming world in live action. 

    Get ready for some action-packed adventures straight from the hells and heavens you’ve spent most hours of your day in. It’s like leveling up your entertainment experience right from your couch. Grab your controllers and let’s preview the top five video game movies and TV shows hitting screens this year!

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    1. ‘Borderlands’ (August 9, 2024 – Theaters)

    ‘Borderlands’ Credit/Imdb
    Movie ‘Borderlands’ Credit/Imdb

    For this one, you gotta strap in for a wild ride into the zany world of ‘Borderlands’! Directed by Eli Roth and featuring an A-list cast panel of Cate Blanchett, Kevin Hart, and Jack Black, this movie is prepping heavily to bring the beloved game to life in the most epic way possible.

    Picture Lilith, Roland, Tiny Tina, and Claptrap leaping off the screen in a burst of action along with that dash of healthy humor and it’s all coming to you in theaters on August 9, 2024. The Borderlands movie has been cooking up excitement for ages, and now it’s finally ready to hit the big screen. So, gear up guys!

    2. ‘Arcane: Season 2’ (November 2024 – Netflix)

    ‘Arcane: Season 2’ Credit/Netflix
    Series ‘Arcane: Season 2’ Credit/Netflix

    ‘Arcane’ is back for a second season on Netflix, and after the first one, gotta say it’s looking promising from the anticipation front. Vi, Jinx, and Caitlyn Kiramman heading into their new adventures in the vibrant world of League of Legends, with animation so stunning it’ll make you do a double-take.

    A gleaming cast panel of Hailee Steinfeld, Ella Purnell, and Katie Leung are back in action, ready to bring the heat to Season 2 of Arcane. According to IGN, it was treated for its first trailer premiere, there seem to be some easter eggs popping in the November installment.  

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    3. ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 3’ (December 20, 2024 – Theaters)

    ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 3’ Credit/YouTube/Paramount Pictures
    Paramount’s ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 3’ Credit/YouTube/Paramount Pictures

    Time to hold onto those chilli dogs because ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 3’ is zooming into theaters this holiday season! Building on the turbo-charged success of its predecessors, this third installment in the Sonic movie franchise is said to bring forth more high-speed adventures and beloved characters you can shake a joystick at.

    After ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’ broke records faster than a dog on roller skates. Fans have been anticipating the release of this part since the end of last. Details about the plot are still more secretive than a secret level in an old-school video game, but that post-credits scene from Sonic the Hedgehog 2 hinted at some major surprises in store. 

    4. ‘Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft’ (2024 – Netflix)

    ‘4. ‘Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft’ ’ Credit/Netflix
    ‘4. ‘Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft’ ’ Credit/Netflix

    Dust off your adventure boots because Netflix is bringing Lara Croft back to life in a brand-new animated series titled ‘Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft!’ Set in the universe of the rebooted Tomb Raider games, this series follows Lara’s post-shadow of the Tomb Raider tales.

    For this upcoming anime, Hayley Atwell is lending her voice to Lara, our iconic heroine. And guess who’s steering this ship? Tasha Huo, the mastermind behind ‘The Witcher: Blood Origin,’ is at the helm, so there’s little to be nervous about. It’s Lara Croft like you’ve never seen her before, feel free to grab your virtual pickaxe and raid the year 2024 of its game adaptations. 

    5. ‘Knuckles’ Series (2024 – Paramount+)

    ‘Knuckles’ Credit/ Paramount+
    ‘Knuckles’ Credit/ Paramount+

    Time to count those rings because Knuckles is stepping into the spotlight with his own series on Paramount+! Voiced by the talented Idris Elba (yes, the one from Sonic 2), this live-action show promises an exciting adventure for our favorite Echidna warrior.

    For this exclusive exploration of Knuckles, he takes the role of a mentor, trying to shape a protégé named Wade in the ways of his people. And check out this stellar cast—Cary Elwes, Christopher Lloyd, and Tika Sumpter all are already in on the boat.

    Now the only question remaining is, will it float? So Keep your eyes peeled for updates as we countdown to the release of this exciting addition to the marvelous video game adaptation lineup in 2024.

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    Akshita Singh
    Akshita Singh
    Akshita Singh is a Senior Content Writer at First Curiosity. She has been churning out content for 2 years. She's an avid reader and writer, fascinated by the works of Sylvia Plath, Franz Kafka, and Charles Bukowski. Akshita is also a poet herself, having written two poetry books titled ‘Made By Misery’ and ‘Deathbed’. Apart from goth literature, another thing that she enjoys is the real and fictional stories of Hollywood. She loves cinema and admires all works of art, be they delivered by actors or directors. So, keeping up with celebrity life comes as basic nature to her, something she loves knowing and informing others.

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