Griselda and the 4 best crime dramas coming to streaming in 2024

The major streaming platforms are all set to debut new crime dramas in 2024, including Griselda on Netflix. Check out the five best crime dramas coming to streaming.
Griselda. Sofia Vergara as Griselda in episode 103 of Griselda. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023
Griselda. Sofia Vergara as Griselda in episode 103 of Griselda. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023 /

With 2024 just weeks away, it's time to prepare for new crime dramas to watch on your favorite streaming platforms. Luckily, streaming giants such as Netflix and Hulu have new crime dramas waiting for new audiences when the new year begins.

Netflix to premiere new crime drama miniseries starring Sofia Vergara in Griselda

Starting with Netflix, a new series will tell the real life story of drug kingpin Griselda Blanco. The title role is played by Modern Family's Sofia Vergara. The six episode miniseries, which comes from
two of the creators of Narcos Doug Miro and Carlo Bernard, will be released on Thursday, January 25, 2024. Miro and Bernard are also joined by Eric Newman and Ingrid Escajeda. Blanco is credited as creating one of history's most profitable cartels and is often known as "The Godmother."

Alongside Vergara, other cast members include Alberto Ammann, Juliana Aidén Martinez, Vanessa Ferlito, Alberto Guerra, and Martín Rodriguez, among others. The miniseries will dive into Blanco's rise through the drug trade while raising three sons.

Max is set to bring a new chapter to an original series with True Detective: Night Country

True Detective is an anthology series that has aired for three seasons so far and follows different detectives as they solve crimes. Now, Max is set to premiere the latest installment on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2024 after a delay due to the WGA and SAG-AFTR strikes.

Set in Alaska, the series starring Jodie Foster and Kali Reis follows two detectives who must solve the cold case disappearance of eight employees at the Tsalal Arctic Research Station after they seemingly vanish, according to the synopsis.

The trailer for the series shows the detectives reuniting after six years and working together to figure out who killed the men.

True Detective: Night Country is directed by Issa López and in addition to Foster and Reis, stars Christopher Eccleston, Isabella Star LaBlanc, Anna Lambe, and Joel D. Montegrand.

Paramount+ to release a new original series as a prequel to film Sexy Beast

The streamer announced a new eight-episode series that ill be a prequel to the 2000 U.K. film Sexy Beast, which followed a gangster named Don Logan (Ben Kingsley) as he recruited an old friend, Gal (Ray Winstone), for a job.

In the new series, we'll see how their friendship evolved as they began to get involved deeper into the criminal world set in London. Portraying the characters in the series will be James McArdle as Gal Dove and Emun Elliott as Don Logan.

McArdle said of being part of the story: "The original story leaves so much space for us all to wonder what happened within Gal and Don's friendship in the years prior. I'm looking forward to everyone being able to rediscover these characters and find out."

Also starring in the series are Stephen Moyer, Sarah Greene, and Tamsin Greig. Executive producers of the show include Nicole Clemens, Michael Caleo, David Caffrey, Michael Scheel, JC Acosta, Antony Smith, and Alastair Galbraith. Plus, the original film writers, David Scinto and Louis Mellis, also are set as executive producers. Caleo, who is also the showrunner, called the series "a great passion of mine for many years."

Sexy Beast will be available beginning Thursday, January 25, 2024.

Hulu has a new crime drama starring Mandy Patinkin in Death and Other Details

Seasoned actor Mandy Patinkin is set to appear in a new series where he plays a detective on a cruise ship. The series, which is slated to premiere on Tuesday, January 16, 2024 with two episodes and is scheduled for a finale on March 5, follows Patinkin as he must solve a murder mystery aboard the SS Varuna.

Alongside his character Detective Rufus Cotesworth, Imogene Scott stars as thief Violett Bean, who reluctantly joins forces with the detective after she is originally seen as a suspect in the murder. Together, they must figure out who the real criminal is on the ship.

The series was created by Mike Weiss and Heidi Cole Adams with director Marc Webb, who has done work on the Amazing Spider-Man series.

Peacock orders a new Kevin Hart series based on a major heist

Ahead of 2024, Peacock ordered a limited series that follows the events of a major robbery case that occurred after a historic boxing match for Muhammad Ali. The series will star Kevin Hart, who also serves as executive producer alongside Will Packer.

Packer is a producer of the podcast "Fight Night," which focuses on an armed robbery that occurred after Muhammad Ali had his comeback fight in 1970 in Atlanta. Shaye Ogbonna is the creator of the Peacock series and will showrun with Jason Horwitch.

Since the series was just ordered, it isn't known if it will premiere in 2024. However, if it's not slated for a late 2024 premiere date, expect it to air in early 2025 (though fingers crossed it's coming in 2024).

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All in all, it looks like we are in for an exciting year when it comes to streaming for the crime drama genre! We're looking forward to seeing what comes next on the streaming platforms for 2024.