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Weekend Watchlist for a super-powered time at home

By Kara Santos Published May 07, 2021 4:49 pm

The weekend's coming up again, and with it a fresh batch of new shows and films to watch on streaming sites.

Get ready to crash on your couch to watch battles unfold between good guys and superpowered villains, aliens, robots, witches, and inner demons in the latest releases on Netflix.

Jupiter's Legacy, based on the comic book series by Mark Miller focusing on the super-powered children of superheroes struggling to live up to the legendary feats of their parents, premieres this Friday, May 7.

Fantasy thriller Girl From Nowhere, which enjoyed success in Thailand and Southeast Asia, returns with unconventional new girl Nanno serving her own brand of vigilante justice in the second season.

Here's a run-down of some of the latest shows and films currently streaming on Netflix.

Jupiter’s Legacy

Synopsis: They're the first generation of superheroes. But as they pass the torch to their children, tensions are rising—and the old rules no longer apply.

The Mitchell’s vs. The Machines

Synopsis: A robot apocalypse put the brakes on their cross-country road trip. Now it’s up to the Mitchells—the world’s weirdest family—to save the human race.

Edge of Tomorrow

Synopsis: Bill Cage is stuck in a time loop, reliving the day he died in battle—unless he can find a way to not only survive, but defeat the alien invaders.

The Craft: Legacy

Synopsis: High school students with supernatural gifts form a coven of witches, but struggle to control their dark powers in this sequel to the cult classic.

Girl from Nowhere (Season 2)

Synopsis: A mysterious, clever girl named Nanno transfers to different schools, exposing the lies and misdeeds of the students and faculty at every turn.

Super Me

Synopsis: A struggling screenwriter discovers his lucrative ability to bring antiques from his dreams into the real world—but his new life soon unravels.


Synopsis: Encaged in a gold-clad life of secrets and lies, two women in a conglomerate family seek to topple all that stands in their way of finding true joy.

Selena: The Series (Part 2)

Synopsis: Iconic Mexican-American performer Selena rises to fame as she and her family make sacrifices in order to achieve their lifelong dreams.

John Q

Synopsis: A blue collar worker’s insurance won’t cover his son’s heart transplant, so he holds a hospital ER hostage until doctors agree to perform the surgery.

(Images via Netflix)