As we continue to trek through March, Amazon Prime Video is making it pretty convincing to stay planted on your couch all weekend.
From the premier of Stephen King’s apocalyptic tale of a world decimated by a plague (yeeeesshh), to teenage witches, Bruce Willis, and some titles that were released earlier this month, here is what’s going on Amazon Prime Video this weekend.
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The nine-episode limited event series, The Stand, is Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world decimated by plague and embroiled in an elemental struggle between good and evil. The fate of mankind rests on the frail shoulders of the 108-year-old Mother Abagail (Whoopi Goldberg) and a handful of survivors.
Blumhouse’s The Craft: Legacy
In Blumhouse’s continuation of the cult hit The Craft, an eclectic foursome of aspiring teenage witches get more than they bargained for as they lean into their newfound powers.
CEO Donovan Chalmers has made it big, becoming a billionaire in the tech industry. Even with hired protection, he finds his work and wealth under attack when his beloved daughter is kidnapped by terrorists.
Here are a few things that dropped on the streaming service earlier in February and earlier this month:
Making Their Mark – Season 1 (Amazon Original)
Making Their Mark is an unprecedented journey into the inner sanctum of Australia’s greatest sport in the most challenging year in its history. Players, coaches, and executives across six teams in the Australian Football League navigate a year like no other in an exhilarating portrait of elite sport.
Secrets We Keep
In post-WWII America, a woman rebuilding her life in the suburbs with her husband kidnaps her neighbour and seeks vengeance for the heinous war crimes she believes he committed against her.
An adventure mystery set in the midst of New Zealand’s 1860s gold rush period. It has all the stuff that makes a good drama: murder, love and revenge, as men and women travel the world making their fortunes.
The Painter and the Thief
An artist befriends the thief who stole her paintings. She becomes his closest ally when he is severely hurt in a car crash and needs full-time care, even if her paintings are not found. But then the tables turn.
Coming 2 America (Amazon Original)
Set in the lush and royal country of Zamunda, newly crowned King Akeem (Eddie Murphy) and his trusted confidante Semmi (Arsenio Hall) embark on an all-new hilarious adventure that has them traversing the globe from their great African nation to the borough of Queens, New York – where it all began.
It’s a Sin – Season 1 (Exclusive Content)
It’s a Sin follows the story of the 1980s, the story of AIDS, and the joy and heartbreak of a group of friends across a decade in which everything changed.
I Care a Lot (Amazon Original)
Map of Tiny Perfect Things (Amazon Original)
Quick-witted teen Mark (Kyle Allen) contentedly living the same day in an endless loop has his world turned upside-down when he meets mysterious Margaret (Kathryn Newton), who is also stuck in the time loop.
A working man from the National Investigation Agency tries to protect the nation from terrorism, but he also needs to keep his family safe from his secret job.
Greenland (Amazon Original)
In the action-packed disaster-thriller Greenland, a family fights for survival as a planet-killing comet races to Earth. John Garrity (Gerard Butler), his estranged wife Allison (Morena Baccarin), and his young son Nathan make a perilous journey to their only hope for sanctuary.
Bliss (Amazon Original)
A mind-bending love story following Greg (Owen Wilson), who, after recently being divorced and then fired, meets the mysterious Isabel, (Salma Hayek) a woman living on the streets who is convinced that the polluted, broken world around them is a computer simulation.
The Great Escapists – Season 1 (Amazon Original)
The story of an unlikely friendship between a young boy searching for his father and a wandering loner hiding from his past.
Sniper: Assassin’s End
Legendary sniper Thomas Beckett and his son, Special Ops Sniper Brandon Beckett, are on the run from the CIA, Russian Mercenaries, and a Yakuza-trained assassin with sniper skills that rival both legendary sharpshooters.