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    Films And Shows To Watch On Netflix, Amazon Prime, And Disney+ In May 2024

    We have officially reached the fifth month of the year and there is an exciting lineup of TV shows and films waiting to hit our screens through various OTT platforms in May 2024. All the mega streaming platforms including Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Disney Plus Hotstar are gearing up to release some thrilling new content, including long-awaited sequels and spin-offs.

    Though the viewers are in for a treat with so many options to explore, it could get a bit tiring to shortlist what to watch. With so much to watch and no time amid busy schedules, we’re here to handpick the best shows and movies that deserve your time. Here’s our carefully curated list of content you can stream this May.

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    Bridgerton Season 3 (May 16)

    Penelope in 'Bridgerton' Season 3
    Penelope in ‘Bridgerton’ Season 3

    Bridgerton‘ is a beloved show with many waiting eagerly for its season 3 to hit the screens. The upcoming season is set to focus on ‘Polin,’ the delightful pairing of Penelope Featherington and Colin Bridgerton. Played by Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton, the duo will take the center stage this season. As the two navigate their blossoming relationship, Penelope also grapples with the weight of her secret identity as the Lady Whistledown. With drama and stunning period costumes in store, this season is set to be an exciting ride.

    Atlas (May 24)

    Jennifer Lopez has been in the headlines for quite a while now, more so because of the life documentaries she released in the recent past. However, taking a different approach this time, J-Lo is set to dazzle in the sci-fi film ‘Atlas’. The high-octane movie will present Lopez as the lead character who must confront her distrust of artificial intelligence when she teams up with an AI to capture a renegade robot. Directed by Brad Peyton the film would bring action-packed sequences to its viewers.

    Eric (May 30)

    Screenwriter Abi Morgan’s creation ‘Eric’ is a gripping limited series with Benedict Cumberbatch in the lead role. Set in 1980s New York, Cumberbatch plays the character of Vincent, a puppeteer and creator of a beloved children’s TV show. The story of the show revolves around a tragedy when Vincent’s own son goes missing. The show presents an interesting narrative suggesting that his son’s on-screen creation, Eric the blue monster puppet, holds the key to finding him. Directed by Lucy Forbes, ‘Eric‘ brings forth a dark yet touching story of a father and his art.

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    Prime Video

    Anne Hathaway and Nicholas Galitzine in 'The Idea Of You'
    Anne Hathaway and Nicholas Galitzine in ‘The Idea Of You’

    The Idea Of You (May 2)

    The Idea of You is one of the most anticipated films set to bring a heartfelt yet unconventional story of love to its viewers. With Anne Hathaway starring as the lead character named Solène, her love story in the film grows with a young boy band member named Hayes Campbell played by Nicholas Galitzine. Solene is a single mother who finds herself adrift in life until she crosses paths with Hayes. Their romance blossoms into a whirlwind affair despite the age difference, challenging societal norms.

    Creed (May 16)

    Creed’ is a part of the iconic ‘Rocky’ franchise with Michael B. Jordan taking on the role of Adonis Creed, the son of legendary boxer Apollo Creed. As he seeks to carve out his legacy in the ring, his coach Rocky Balboa, played by Sylvester Stallone, helps him out. Adonis goes through a journey of self-discovery and redemption in the film.

    BlacKkKlansman (May 14)

    Spike Lee’s powerful drama ‘BlacKkKlansman’  will tell the remarkable true story of a black police officer who infiltrates the Ku Klux Klan. John David Washington will play the lead role portraying Ron Stallworth. Starring as another officer would be Adam Driver as Flip Zimmerman. The duo exposes the agenda of a white supremacist organization, while also addressing issues issues of racism and bigotry.

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    Disney Plus Hotstar

    Still from 'The Veil'
    Still from ‘The Veil’

    The Veil (May30)

    The Veil’ will take its viewers on a journey through the labyrinthine streets of Istanbul, Paris, and London. Elizabeth Moss and Yumna Marwan will star as the leads of the show that will bring forth a gripping tale of two women locked in a dangerous game of secrets. With the CIA and French DGSE hot on their trail, the duo races either to uncover or conceal a truth that could change the course of history.

    Monsters At Work (May 5)

    Monsters at Work’ will return with Season 2, with Tylor Tuskmon facing new challenges in his role as a Jokester at Monsters Inc. As FearCo tempts him with some great opportunities, Tylor’s loyalty will be put to test. He will also see his relationships with his colleagues and Val getting sabotaged. As tensions rise, Tylor grapples with the dilemma of where his true loyalties lie.

    So there it is, the list of some of the best content that deserves your attention on OTT platforms.

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    Aishwarya is a Senior Sub-Editor at First Curiosity. Working as a news writer for over 3 years, she has written on an array of things for a couple of media houses in different capacities. With writing as her outlet, she is now exploring the world of art and glamour. She has previously been associated with ETV Bharat and India Today as part of national editorial teams. With a fair share of work done covering national and international issues, she is now navigating through her abilities in the field of films and art. A movie and TV show buff, Aishwarya at First Curiosity tries to bring forth what a layman's eye might easily miss out on. Her flair for words and ability to convey what's between the lines are her biggest strengths. Her love for films and writing stems from her fondness for words and all things artsy. An avid reader and writer alike, Aishwarya likes to delve into any and all forms of art. When not tapping on her keyboard churning out articles, she can be found staring at books or screens, trying to find stories that'll help her explore the world and its portrayal through art better.

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