If you feel like staying put this weekend, Amazon Prime Video is offering an intriguing library of new shows and movies.
From a new superhero series from the creator of The Walking Dead to a period flick from 1840s England and some older titles from earlier this month, here is what’s worth watching on the streaming service this weekend.
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Plant yourself in a Prime position in front of the tube all weekend, here’s what’s going on:
Invincible S1 (Amazon Original)
Based on the groundbreaking comic book from Robert Kirkman (the creator of The Walking Dead), the story revolves around 17-year-old Mark Grayson (Steven Yeun), who’s just like every other guy his age — except his father is the most powerful superhero on the planet, Omni-Man (J.K. Simmons). The hour-per-episode series also stars Sandra Oh, Zazie Beetz, Gillian Jacobs, Zachary Quinto, Jason Mantzoukas, Melise, Mark Hamill, Mahershala Ali, Seth Rogen and more.
The story follows two Bangalore cops as they investigate an old case; Anant Nag along with Rishi where their search leads them across trails that will put their wit, resolve and morals to the test.
She Dies Tomorrow
Amy thinks she’s dying tomorrow…and it’s contagious.
Set in 1840s England, acclaimed but overlooked fossil hunter Mary Anning and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship, altering both of their lives forever.
Here are a few things that dropped on the streaming service in February and earlier this month:
The nine-episode limited 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.
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.
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.