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Weekend Watchlist: ‘Kingdom’ spin-off, 'He-Man' revival and more

By Kara Santos Published Jul 23, 2021 5:49 pm

Looking for something new to watch this rainy weekend?

Kingdom: Ashin of the North is finally here! Get ready for a bloodthirsty 92 minutes in this special episode featuring Gianna Jun set in the universe of the South Korean period zombie thriller, Kingdom.

Feeling nostalgic for simpler times? Check out Masters of the Universe: Revelation, a reimagining and direct sequel to the 1980s He-Man cartoon, starring the likes of Sarah Michelle Gellar, Mark Hamill, Lena Headey, and more.

Stay safe indoors with the latest releases of films and series from streaming site Netflix.

Kingdom: Ashin of the North

Synopsis: Tragedy, betrayal and a mysterious discovery fuel a woman's vengeance for the loss of her tribe and family in this special episode of "Kingdom."

Masters of the Universe

Synopsis: After a calamitous battle fractures Eternia, Teela and an unlikely alliance must prevent the end of the Universe in this sequel to the ’80s classic.

Troll Hunters: Rise of the Titans

Synopsis: Heroes from "Trollhunters," "3Below" and "Wizards" join forces to fight a shadowy enemy threatening to take over their worlds — and reset Earth itself.

Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop

Synopsis: After meeting one bright, sunny day, a shy boy who expresses himself through haiku and a bubbly but self-conscious girl share a brief, magical summer.

The Last Letter from Your Lover

Synopsis: After finding a trove of love letters from 1965, a reporter sets out to solve the mystery of a secret affair—while embarking on a romance of her own.

Chernobyl 1986

Synopsis: After reuninting with a lost love, firefighter Alexey retires to begin a new life, but the Chernobyl disaster suddenly plunges him back into danger.

Blood Red Sky

Synopsis: When a group of terrorists hijacks an overnight transatlantic flight, a mysteriously ill woman must unleash a monstrous secret to protect her young son.

The Blacklist (Season 8)

Synopsis: After turning himself in, a brilliant fugitive offers to help the FBI bag other baddies, but only if rookie profiler Elizabeth Keen is his partner.

Sexy Beasts

Synopsis: Hoping to say goodbye to superficial dating, real-life singles sport elaborate makeup and prosthetics to put their blind-date chemisrtry to the test.

(Images via Netflix)