Get ready to enjoy some high-octane action sequences as Tom Cruise‘s much-awaited movie, Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One, arrives in cinemas this week. With a few BTS visuals of the 61-year-old actor pulling off some dangerous stunt making rounds on the internet, Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One has already gained everyone’s attention.
Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One isn’t the only thriller drama arriving this week as the list also includes exciting titles like Wrath of Man, Maaveeran, Bird Box Barcelona and more. There are some entertaining family dramas also, like The Magic of Shiri (JioCinema), Maya Bazaar For Sale (ZEE5), The Trial: Pyaar Kaanoon Dhokha (Disney+ Hotstar) and more releasing on OTT this week. Scroll down and check out the list of new weekly releases that’ll help you plan your week.
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1. Mr. Car and the Knights Templar – Netflix
If you liked Harrison Ford’s last outing as Dr. Henry Walton ‘Indiana’ Jones in the recently released Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, then Netflix’s upcoming movie, Mr. Car and the Knights Templar, is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat till the end. The upcoming movie revolves around an art historian who discovers a Templar cross that sends him on an adventurous quest. Joined by an unlikely group of adventurers, will they be able to unlock the mysterious relic’s secrets?
2. Sugar Rush: The Baking Point – Netflix
The world of reality shows continues to grow bigger with Netflix’s new food competition show, Sugar Rush: The Baking Point. Watch six teams of skilled bakers go up against each other and produce edible marvels to impress the judges and win the top prize.
3. Quarterback – Netflix
Netflix’s new offering Quarterback will give you a glimpse of NFL quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes, Kirk Cousins and Marcus Mariota’s professional and personal life.
4. Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One – Theatres
Get ready for some high-octane action as Tom Cruise gears up to return on the big screen as Ethan Hunt in the seventh part of his Mission Impossible franchise. With the world’s safety at stake, the popular IMF agent and his team accept the task of tracking down a deadly weapon. Not just Cruise, but Rebecca Ferguson, Hayley Atwell, Ving Rhames and Simon Pegg will also be reprising their roles from the previous instalments in Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One. The Hollywood film (Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One) serves as an excellent option to add to your watchlist.
5. The Magic of Shiri – JioCinema
Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya, who is known for headlining popular television dramas like Banoo Main Teri Dulhann and Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, teams up with Jaaved Jaaferi for Birsa Sengupta’s upcoming movie, The Magic of Shiri. The upcoming movie follows a woman who dreams of becoming a magician. Will she be able to fulfill her dream and succeed in a field dominated by men?
6. The Jewel Thief – Hulu
Adding to the list of new releases apart from Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One, College Romance Season 4, The Trial: Pyaar Kaanoon Dhokha and more is The Jewel Thief – a documentary based on the life of Gerald Blanchard, one of the most accomplished criminal masterminds in modern history. Directed by Landon Van Soest, the upcoming documentary stars Jaime Peralta and Joe Barlam in lead roles.
7. Burn the House Down – Netflix
If thrillers like Neeyat and Blind which were released last week succeeded in entertaining you, then Netflix’s new Japanese thriller series is another binge-worthy option to watch this week. The drama focuses on a mysterious woman Anzu Murata (Mei Nagano), who manages to enter the Mitarai home as a housekeeper. The plot thickens when Murata tries to dig into the past to uncover the truth about the fire that ruined her family 13 years ago. The upcoming Japanese thriller will also feature Asuka Kudo and Taishi Nakagawa in pivotal roles.
8. Survival of the Thickest – Netflix
Based on Michelle Buteau’s memoir of the same name, Netflix’s upcoming comedy-drama, Survival of the Thickest, tells the tale of a plus-size stylist who tries to rebuild her personal and professional life after parting ways with her partner. However, the journey has its own ups and down. Will she be able to overcome these hurdles?
9. Devil’s Advocate – Netflix
Set in Kuwait City, the story of Devil’s Advocate delves into the life of a skilled lawyer who decides to fight the case of a footballer who is accused of murdering his wife. What ensues next will keep you hooked to the screen. The upcoming Netflix series features Haya Abdel Salam, Ali Kakooli and Noor Al-Dulaimi in key roles.
10. College Romance Season 4 – SonyLIV
The fourth and final season of College Romance will continue to focus on your favourite college gang, which will face new and unexpected challenges in the real world as college comes to an end. Created by Arunabh Kumar, the series features Gagan Arora, Shreya Mehta, Apoorva Arora and Nupur Nagpal among others.
11. The Trial: Pyaar Kaanoon Dhokha – Disney+ Hotstar
After delivering a noteworthy performance in Netflix’s much-appreciated anthology drama Lust Stories 2, actress Kajol is all set to headline a gritty courtroom drama. The upcoming legal drama follows a housewife who tries to earn a name for herself in the competitive world of law while seeking justice for her husband. Apart from Kajol, the upcoming drama will also star Sheeba Chaddha, Aamir Ali, Alyy Khan, and Vijay Vikram Singh in pivotal roles.
12. Yuzuru Hanyu Ice Story GIFT at Tokyo Dome – Disney+ Hotstar
Yuzuru Hanyu Ice Story GIFT at Tokyo Dome is the story of two-time figure skating Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu’s life that features his first-ever solo ice show at Tokyo Dome.
13. What We Do in the Shadows Season 5 – Disney+ Hotstar
Created by Jemaine Clement, What We Do in the Shadows is a mockumentary drama that follows four vampire roommates in Staten Island: Nandor (Kayvan Novak), Laszlo (Matt Berry), Nadja (Natasia Demetriou) and Colin Robinson (Mark Proksch). The fifth season will focus on the new challenges they face in their personal lives as they decide to go their separate ways.
14. Maya Bazaar For Sale – ZEE5
Your search for an exciting family entertainer ends here as ZEE5 is all set to roll out an exciting drama later this week. Titled Maya Bazaar For Sale, the upcoming show delves into the lives of a middle-class family that moves into a posh community to have a more peaceful life. However, the plot takes an interesting twist when the government declares their property illegal.
15. Ishq-e-Nadaan – JioCinema
If Love Stories 2 struck a chord with you, then here’s another captivating romantic movie (Ishq-e-Nadaan) that deserves your attention. Directed by Avishek Ghosh, the movie traces the journey of three couples living in a crowded city. The upcoming movie stars Lara Dutta, Neena Gupta, Mohit Raina, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Mrinal Dutt, Kanwaljit Singh and Suhail Nayyar in lead roles.
16. Wrath of Man – Lionsgate Play
Wrath of Man is an action movie that’ll keep you hooked to the screen till the end. Starring Jason Statham in the lead role, the plot of the upcoming drama revolves around a father who comes up with a plan against the thieves responsible for his son’s death. The ensemble cast of the movie also includes Scott Eastwood, Josh Hartnett, and Holt McCallany.
17. Bird Box Barcelona – Netflix
If the post-apocalyptic movie Bird Box ticked all your boxes then Bird Box Barcelona is a must-watch for you. A spin-off of the 2018 engaging drama, the upcoming movie featuring Mario Casas, Alejandra Howard, Georgina Campbell and Naila Schuboles depicts the story of a father-daughter duo who attempt to survive in a dystopian future where mysterious forces have invaded Earth.
18. Five Star Chef – Netflix
Seven skilled chefs are all set to compete against each other at the Palm Court restaurant at Langham Hotel in London. Whose fine-dining concept will succeed in impressing the judges?
19. Foundation Season 2 – Apple TV+
Based on Isaac Asimov’s novel series, Foundation is a sci-fi action drama that depicts the story of a band of exiles trying to save humanity and rebuild civilization. The new season will focus on the upcoming war between the Foundation and the Empire with the fate of humanity in the balance. The ensemble cast of the series includes Jared Harris, Lee Pace, Lou Llobell, Leah Harvey and Laura Birn among others.
20. The Summer I Turned Pretty Season 2 – Amazon Prime Video
The makers of The Summer I Turned Pretty are back with another exciting season that continues to focus on Isabel Conklin aka Belly (Lola Tung) who is forced to return to the Cousins Beach to save Susannah’s house. Rachel Blanchard, Christopher Briney and Gavin Casalegno will also be reprising their roles in the new season of the coming-of-age romantic drama.
21. Maaveeran – Theatres
Maaveeran is another interesting option that arrives in cinemas this week, along with the action thriller Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One. Given the recent success of Tamil action thrillers like Vikram, FIR, Veeramae Vaagai Soodum and others, Maaveeran is another exciting you can add to your binge-watch list. Written and directed by Madonne Ashwin, the upcoming action thriller stars Sivakarthikeyan, Sunil and Yogi Babu in prominent roles.
22. Country Queen – Netflix
Melissa Kiplagat, Melvin Alusa and Nini Wacera come together for Netflix’s new series, Country Queen, which centers around an event planner who returns to her village after almost a decade when a mining company threatens to destroy the land.
23. Kohrra – Netflix
Barun Sobti, who was recently seen in Badtameez Dil and Asur 2, has teamed up with Suvinder Vicky and Harleen Sethi for Netflix‘s new crime thriller that revolves around a mysterious murder case. When an NRI is found murdered on the countryside of Punjab just days before his marriage, an intense investigation unravels the hidden secrets of the characters involved.