New Black Fantasy Movies in 2024

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New Black Fantasy Movies in 2024

With this hand-picked collection of Fantasy Black-led flicks, enter a world of imagination.

From the enchanting tale of a misunderstood witch in "Wicked", based on the beloved book that reimagines the land of Oz to the satyrical "The American Society Of Magical Negroes", this selection of must-see films defies the stereotype of a primarily white-dominated genre by highlighting the diversity and brilliance of Black performers.

Join us on an adventurous voyage of discovery and don't miss out on these fascinating experiences and touching stories.

And keep an eye on our daily updated list of new Black Movies in 2024.

Black Fantasy Movies releasing in 2024

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Wicked

Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Female-Led
Watch The Trailer:
Wicked Trailer
Black Cast
Cynthia Erivo
Release Date
November 27, 2024
Synopsis
Wicked tells the story of Elphaba, the future Wicked Witch of the West and her relationship with Glinda, the Good Witch of the North. The first of a two-part feature film adaptation of the Broadway musical.
Wicked

Black Fantasy Movies already released in 2024

Watch The Trailer:
The American Society of Magical Negroes Trailer
Black Cast
Justice Smith, David Alan Grier, Aisha Hinds, Nicole Byer
Release Date
March 22, 2024
Synopsis
Aren is an idealistic young black man who’s recruited by veteran agent Roger into the American Society of Magical Negroes. Aren finds that working for the Society, an ancient, secret, and magical organization dedicated to making white people’s lives easier, is the most challenging and unexpected journey of his life.
The American Society of Magical Negroes

Our favorites from 2023

Mami Wata

Drama, Fantasy, Thriller, Female-Led, Motherhood
Watch The Trailer:
Mami Wata Trailer
Black Cast
Evelyne Ily Juhen, Uzoamaka Aniunoh, Rita Edochie, Emeka Amakeze, Kelechi Udegbe
Directed By Black
C.J. 'Fiery' Obasi
Written By Black
C.J. 'Fiery' Obasi
Release Date
September 29, 2023
Synopsis
In the oceanside village of Iyi, the revered Mama Efe acts as an intermediary between the people and the all-powerful water deity Mami Wata. But when a young boy is lost to a virus, Efe’s devoted but rebellious daughter Zinwe and skeptical protégé Prisca warn Efe about unrest among the villagers. With the sudden arrival of a mysterious rebel deserter named Jasper, a conflict erupts, leading to a violent clash of ideologies and a crisis of faith for the people of Iyi.
Mami Wata

Urkel Saves Santa: The Movie!

Animation, Christmas, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Watch The Trailer:
Urkel Saves Santa: The Movie! Trailer
Black Cast
Jaleel White, Nicole Byer, Roy Wood Jr., Kym Whitley, Tiana Camacho
Directed By Black
Bryan Newton
Written By Black
Wyatt Cenac
Release Date
November 21, 2023
Synopsis
The holiday season has arrived, and brilliant but accident-prone Steve Urkel has already ruined his local celebration by publicly humiliating a shopping mall Santa. In his attempt to make things right and score some nice points with the big guy in the North Pole, Steve creates an invention that only makes things worse. Using his big brain and even bigger heart, Steve must find the real Santa to see if together they can help the city rediscover the holiday spirit.
Urkel Saves Santa: The Movie!

Genie

Christmas, Comedy, Fantasy
Watch The Trailer:
Genie Trailer
Black Cast
Paapa Essiedu, Denée Benton, Orease Bowers
Release Date
November 22, 2023
Synopsis
Flora, a genie trapped for more than 2,000 years inside an antique jewelry box, is accidentally called to service by Bernard, whose life is unraveling around him.
Genie

We Have a Ghost

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Watch The Trailer:
We Have a Ghost Trailer
Black Cast
Anthony Mackie, Erica Ash, Jahi Di'Allo Winston, Niles Fitch
Release Date
February 24, 2023
Synopsis
After Kevin finds a ghost named Ernest haunting his new home, he becomes an overnight social media sensation. But when Kevin and Ernest go rogue to investigate the mystery of the latter's past, they become targets of the CIA.
We Have a Ghost

Medusa

Fantasy, Horror
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Medusa Trailer
Black Cast
Mari Oliveira
Release Date
March 16, 2023
Synopsis
By day, Mari and her friends broadcast their spiritual devotion through pastel pinks and catchy evangelical songs about purity and perfection, and by night they form a vigilante girl gang, prowling the streets in search of sinners who have deviated from the rightful path. After an attack goes wrong, leaving Mari scarred and unemployed, her views of community, religion, and her peers begin to shift.
Medusa

The Little Mermaid

Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Watch The Trailer:
The Little Mermaid Trailer
Black Cast
Halle Bailey, Daveed Diggs, Noma Dumezweni, Jude Akuwudike, Adrian Christopher, Simone Ashley, Sienna King
Release Date
May 26, 2023
Synopsis
The youngest of King Triton’s daughters, and the most defiant, Ariel longs to find out more about the world beyond the sea, and while visiting the surface, falls for the dashing Prince Eric. With mermaids forbidden to interact with humans, Ariel makes a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, which gives her a chance to experience life on land, but ultimately places her life – and her father’s crown – in jeopardy.
The Little Mermaid

Wish

Animation, Family, Fantasy, Female-Led
Watch The Trailer:
Wish Trailer
Black Cast
Ariana DeBose
Release Date
November 22, 2023
Synopsis
Asha, a sharp-witted idealist, makes a wish so powerful that it is answered by a cosmic force—a little ball of boundless energy called Star. Together, Asha and Star confront a most formidable foe—the ruler of Rosas, King Magnifico—to save her community and prove that when the will of one courageous human connects with the magic of the stars, wondrous things can happen.
Wish

Our favorites from 2022

Anikalupo

Drama, Fantasy
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Anikalupo Trailer
Black Cast
Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Bimbo Ademoye, Kunle Remi
Release Date
September 30, 2022
Synopsis

It tells the story of Saro, a man seeking for greener pasture, but unfolding events and his affair with the king's wife, he encounters his untimely death and with Akala, a mystical bird believed to give and take life.

Anikalupo

Day Shift

Action, Comedy, Fantasy
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Day Shift Trailer
Black Cast
Jamie Foxx, Meagan Good, Snoop Dogg, Keith Jefferson
Release Date
August 12, 2022
Synopsis
A hard-working, blue-collar dad who just wants to provide a good life for his quick-witted 8-year-old daughter. His mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleaning job is a front for his real source of income: hunting and killing vampires.
Day Shift

Black Adam

Action, Fantasy
Watch The Trailer:
Black Adam Trailer
Black Cast
Dwayne Johnson, Aldis Hodge
Release Date
October 20, 2022
Synopsis
Nearly 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the Egyptian gods—and imprisoned just as quickly—Black Adam is freed from his earthly tomb, ready to unleash his unique form of justice on the modern world.
Black Adam

Wendell and Wild

Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
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Wendell and Wild Trailer
Black Cast
Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Lyric Ross, Angela Bassett, Tamara Smart, Ving Rhames, David Harewood
Release Date
October 28, 2022
Synopsis
Two demon brothers face off against a nun and a pair of goth teens in order to earn their way out of hell.
Wendell and Wild

The Sea Beast

Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Watch The Trailer:
The Sea Beast Trailer
Black Cast
Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Zaris-Angel Hator
Release Date
July 08, 2022
Synopsis
When a young girl stows away on the ship of a legendary sea monster hunter, they launch an epic journey into uncharted waters - and make history to boot.
The Sea Beast

The School for Good and Evil

Action, Drama, Fantasy
Watch The Trailer:
The School for Good and Evil Trailer
Black Cast
Kerry Washington, Laurence Fishburne, Kit Young, Sofia Wylie, Chinenye Ezeudu
Release Date
October 19, 2022
Synopsis
Best friends Sophie and Agatha navigate an enchanted school for young heroes and villains — and find themselves on opposing sides of the battle between good and evil.
The School for Good and Evil

Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration

Family, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Watch The Trailer:
Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration Trailer
Black Cast
Gabriella Wilson, David Alan Grier, Joshua Henry
Release Date
December 15, 2022
Synopsis
This two-hour animated and live-action blended special pays tribute to the original Disney Animation’s “Beauty and the Beast” and its legacy by showcasing the fan-favorite movie, along with new memorable musical performances, taking viewers on a magical adventure through the eyes of Belle.
Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration

Darby and the Dead

Comedy, Fantasy
Watch The Trailer:
Darby and the Dead Trailer
Black Cast
Chosen Jacobs, Derek Luke, Riele Downs, Genneya Walton
Release Date
December 02, 2022
Synopsis
After Darby Harper suffered a near-death experience as a child, she gained the ability to see ghosts. To combat the existential boredom of high school, she runs a side business counseling local spirits in her spare time. When an unexpected occurrence happens between Darby and Capri, the most popular girl at her high school, Darby reluctantly agrees to help her and in the process learns how to fit in with the living world again.
Darby and the Dead

Saloum

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Western
Watch The Trailer:
Saloum Trailer
Black Cast
Ndiaga Mbow, Evelyne Ily Juhen, Yann Gael, Bruno Henry, Roger Felmont Sallah, Mentor Ba, Babacar Oualy
Directed By Black
Jean Luc Herbulot
Release Date
September 02, 2022
Synopsis
Three mercenaries extracting a druglord out of Guinea-Bissau are forced to hide in the mystical region of Saloum, Senegal.
Saloum

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Action, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Watch The Trailer:
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Trailer
Black Cast
Angela Bassett, Letitia Wright, Danai Gurira, Dominique Thorne, Florence Kasumba, Lupita Nyong'o, Michaela Coel, Winston Duke
Directed By Black
Ryan Coogler
Release Date
November 11, 2022
Synopsis
Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M’Baku, Okoye and the Dora Milaje fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of War Dog Nakia and Everett Ross and forge a new path for the kingdom of Wakanda.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Gatlopp: Hell of a Game

Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Watch The Trailer:
Gatlopp: Hell of a Game Trailer
Black Cast
Emmy Raver-Lampman, Sarunas J. Jackson
Release Date
June 27, 2022
Synopsis
A group of friends reunite for an evening after one of their own has a gnarly divorce. As it's been almost a decade since they were all together, waxing nostalgic, they decide to play a drinking game. But this is no ordinary game; if they don't bond together to confront their past, they'll be forced to play the game for eternity.
Gatlopp: Hell of a Game

Our favorites from 2021

Christmas Déjà Vu

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Christmas
Watch The Trailer:
Christmas Déjà Vu Trailer
Black Cast
Loretta Devine, Amber Riley, Tinashe Kajese
Release Date
November 25, 2021
Synopsis

A Christmas angel grants a wish to a Christmas hater, to have her life as a singer.

Christmas Déjà Vu