Amend: The Fight for America – 17th Feb (Netflix)
Will Smith hosts this look at the evolving, often lethal fight for equal rights in America through the lens of the US Constitution’s 14th Amendment.
When the United States of America was founded, the ideals of freedom and equality did not apply to all people. These are the stories of the brave Americans who fought to right the nation’s wrongs and enshrine the values we hold most dear into the Constitution — with liberty and justice for all. Executive produced and hosted by Will Smith. With Mahershala Ali, Laverne Cox, Diane Lane, Samuel L. Jackson, Pedro Pascal and Yara Shahid.
Behind Her Eyes – 17th Feb 2021 (Netflix)
Behind Her Eyes follows the entangled lives of single mother Louise and married couple Adele and David. Their story is romantic, thrilling, and twisted at the same time, with an ending that is nothing short of shocking. The series is based on the book of the same name written by Sarah Pinborough and this adaptation has been written by Steve Lightfoot. Starring Simona Brown and Tyler Howitt.
PELE – 23rd Feb 2021 (Netflix)
The story of King Pelé – the greatest football player of all time and his search for perfection- Pelé, the new Netflix original documentary, chronicles the life of the Brazilian football player, Edson Arantes do Nascimento – better known as Pelé. The documentary looks back at the extraordinary period that Pelé, the only player to win three World Cup titles, went from a young superstar in 1958 to a national hero, amidst a radical and turbulent era in Brazilian history.
The film charts Pelé’s remarkable journey to becoming the ‘King of Football’ and leading his nation’s team to their historic win at the 1970 World Cup. With rare and exclusive filmed access to Pelé himself, the film emotionally showcases the star reflecting upon his impressive career. The documentary also includes rare archive and interviews from former legendary team-mates at Santos Futebol Clube and the Brazilian national team, including Zagallo, Amarildo, and Jairzinho, as well as extraordinary testimonials from family members, journalists, artists, and other personalities who witnessed the golden age of Brazilian football.
Night Of The Kings – Released 26th Feb 2021
A new arrival to an Ivory Coast prison is unaware that his storytelling skills will determine his life or death. The cast includes Isaka Sawadogo, Steve Tientcheu, Rasmané Ouédraogo, Abdoul Karim Konaté, Laetitia Ky.
Coming 2 America – March 5th 2021 (Amazon Prime)
Set after the events of the first film, former Prince Akeem Joffer (Eddie Murphy) is set to become King of Zamunda when he discovers he has a son he never knew about in America – a street-savvy Queens native named Lavelle (Jermaine Fowler). Honouring his royal father’s (James Earl Jones) dying wish to groom this son as the crown prince, Akeem and Semmi (Arsenio Hall) set off to America once again.
The Nevers – This April (HBO Max)
The Nevers is an upcoming science-fiction drama television series created by Joss Whedon for HBO. Victorian women find themselves with unusual abilities, relentless enemies, and a mission that may change the world. The cast includes Zackary Momoh, Rochelle Neil, and Brett Curtis
Black Widow – 7th May 2021 (Disney+)
Following the events of Captain America: Civil War Natasha Romanoff finds herself alone and forced to confront a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past. At birth, the Black Widow (aka Natasha Romanova) is given to the KGB, which grooms her to become its ultimate operative. When the U.S.S.R. breaks up, the government tries to kill her as the action moves to present-day New York, where she is a freelance operative. Cast includes O.T. Fagbenle, Shaina West (UK stunt woman).