New Movies and Television Shows Coming In May

Erin Shetler

New Movies

  • Cruella (May 28), rated PG-13, starring Emma Stone, Comedy/Crime, directed by Craig Gillespie
    • A live-action feature film following the evil exploits of Cruella de Vil, the villain from the Disney film, “101 Dalmatians’.
  • Those Who Wish Me Dead (May 14), rated R, starring Angelina Jolie and Nicholas Hoult, Drama/Thriller, directed by Taylor Sheridan
    • A teenage murder witness finds himself pursued by twin assassins in the Montana wilderness with a survival expert tasked with protecting him — and a forest fire threatening to consume them all.
  • Wrath of Man (May 7), rated R, starring Jason Statham, Holt McMallany, and Josh Hartnett, Action/Thriller, directed by Guy Ritchie
    • The plot follows H, a cold and mysterious character working at a cash truck company responsible for moving hundreds of millions of dollars around Los Angeles each week.
  • A Quiet Place Part II (May 28), starring Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, and Cillian Murphy, Drama/Horror/Sci-Fi, directed by John Krasinski
    • Following the events at home, the Abbott family now faces the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats lurking beyond the sand path.
  • Here Today (May 7), rated PG-13, starring Tiffany Haddish, Sharon Stone, and Penn Badgley, Comedy, directed by Billy Crystal
    • When veteran comedy writer Charlie Burnz meets New York street singer Emma Payge, they form an unlikely yet hilarious and touching friendship that kicks the generation gap aside and redefines the meaning of love and trust.


New TV + Seasons

  • DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (May 2) – season 6 – CW
    • A time-traveling team of heroes and villains that work together to prevent errors in time before it affects not only Earth but everything.
  • Star Wars: The Bad Batch (May 4) – season 1 – Disney+
    • The ‘Bad Batch’ of elite and experimental clones make their way through an ever-changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone Wars.
  • Legendary (May 6) – season 2 – HBO Max
    • Pulling from the underground ballroom community, voguing teams, called “Houses,” compete in dance challenges and showcase fashions for a chance to win a cash prize.
  • High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (May 14) – season 2 – Disney+
    • The students from the school where the High School Musical films were shot stage a musical production based on the franchise.
  • Lucifer (May 28) – season 5b – Netflix
    • Lucifer Morningstar has decided he’s had enough of being the dutiful servant in Hell and decides to spend some time on Earth to better understand humanity. He settles in Los Angeles – the City of Angels.