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Weekend Watchlist: ‘On the Job,’ ‘Lucifer: The Final Season’ and more

By Kara Santos Published Sep 10, 2021 4:54 pm

Looking for something new to watch?

Erik Matti's award-winning crime thriller On the Job is set to premiere globally this weekend exclusively on HBO Go. The HBO Asia Original series from the Philippines starring Joel Torre, Gerald Anderson, Joey Marquez, Piolo Pascual, John Arcilla, Dennis Trillo, and Christopher de Leon, begins streaming September 12 (Sunday).

Meanwhile, the final season of Lucifer just dropped on Netflix this Friday, right in time for a binge-watch session to kick off the weekend. The last season of the crime fighting-alongside-the-devil picks up with Lucifer taking over as the king of the heavens.

Check out some of the newest movies and series you can watch on streaming sites this weekend.

HBO GO

On the Job

Synopsis: The six-part hour-long series centers around crime syndicates that temporarily release contracted prison inmates to carry out political assassinations for those in power, except that the crime syndicates are run by politicians. The series also puts a spotlight on the real-world predicament concerning fake news and how easily truth can be manufactured and disseminated to the public in today's age of information.

Space Jam: A New Legacy​​

Synopsis: Welcome to the Jam! Basketball champion and global icon LeBron James goes on an epic adventure alongside timeless Looney Tune Bugs Bunny with the animated/live-action event Space Jam: A New Legacy.

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

Synopsis: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren try to uncover the truth behind a murderer's claim of demonic possession.

Venom

Synopsis: Just when Eddie’s life is at its lowest, he becomes host to an alien symbiote, transforming him into Venom. Will his powers be enough to defeat great evil forces?

Batwoman (Seasons 1-2)

Synopsis: Kate Kane returns to Gotham City in the series premiere.

Buddy Games

Synopsis: All bets are off when six lifelong friends reunite to compete in an insane challenge.

NETFLIX

Lucifer: The Final Season

Synopsis: Bored with being the Lord of Hell, the devil relocates to Los Angeles, where he opens a nightclub and forms a connection with a homicide detective.

Demon Slayer - Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Movie: Mugen Train

Synopsis: With Kyojuro Rengoku, Tanjiro and the others board the Mugen Train to face a demon who traps his victims in dreams so sweet, they never want to wake up.

The Circle: Season 3

Synopsis: Status and strategy collide in this social experiment and competition show where online players flirt, befriend and catfish their way toward $100,000.

Kim Ji-Young: Born 1982

Synopsis: A strange condition manifests in Kim Ji-young, an ordinary 30-something facing the uneven reality of being a woman in modern-day South Korea.

Pangako Sa’yo: Season 1 (The Promise)

Synopsis: Two young lovers embark on a relationship, not knowing what secrets lie amongst their parents—or the complicated past between theri families.

(Banner image via HBO Go)