Idris Elba gets trapped in a terrifying situation in the latest MUST-WATCH! But will his fearful predicament garner him the top spot, or could it go to one of Henry Cavill’s last outings as Geralt? Perhaps an animated film about krakens fighting mermaids? You’ll have to keep reading to find out! Nimona Where to watch:
Where to watch: Netflix
First up, some fantasy for the kids!
Nimona stars Chloë Grace Moretz (from Kick-Ass and Let Me In) as a shape-shifting girl living in a futuristic version of a medieval kingdom. She encounters a commoner (played by Riz Ahmed from Sound of Metal) who’s accused of killing the Queen. The two of them team up to help clear his name and keep her safe, because just about every single knight in this kingdom wants to put down what they see as the shapeshifting monster. This film also stars Lorraine Toussaint (from Orange is the New Black), Indya Moore (from Pose), and Frances Conroy (from Six Feet Under).
You can watch this film on Netflix now!
Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken
Where to watch: Cinemas
Next up, an underwater trip and some epic battles!
Characters voiced by Annie Murphy and Lana Condor in Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken courtesy of Universal Pictures.
Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken is a film about a teenage kraken called (you guessed it) Ruby Gillman (played by Lana Condor from To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before). She’s an average 15 year old girl living in a seaside town with your usual teenage girl problems. Boy trouble, new girl is really popular, the usual. Except this new girl (played by Annie Murphy from Black Mirror) is secretly a mermaid, one of the most evil creatures in the entire ocean. Ruby’s got to finally learn how to harness her Kraken powers and defeat this mermaid before her family is wiped out. This film also stars Toni Collette (from Hereditary), Sam Richardson (from Detroiters), and Jane Fonda (from Grace and Frankie).
You can watch this in cinemas now!
Jack Ryan (Season 4)
Where to watch: Prime Video
Next up, some intense spy drama!
The fourth and final season of Jack Ryan is here! When we last left Ryan (played by John Krasinski from A Quiet Place), he had become the acting deputy director of the C.I.A. He now finds himself dealing with a terrorist organization that appears to have partnered with a drug cartel, and he’ll have to do anything to stop them from ruining the world. He’ll even have to team up with a new ally, Ding Chavez (played by Michael Peña from Ant-Man). This show also stars Betty Gabriel (from Get Out), Abbie Cornish (from the Virtuoso), and Michael Kelly (from House of Cards).
You can watch this new season on Prime Video now!
Where to watch: Apple TV+
Now, a thriller 40,000 feet in the air!
Hijack is a new British series about a plane that gets captured by terrorists while it’s travelling from Dubai to London. Idris Elba (from the Suicide Squad) plays Sam, a corporate negotiator who tries to keep the terrorists from killing anyone on the plane. He’s also able to inform a London Police Detective (played by Max Beesley from Operation Fortune), who’s able to get the police investigating at Heathrow. This show also stars Neil Maskell (from Peaky Blinders), Christine Adams (from Black Lightning), and Eve Myles (from Torchwood).
You can watch the first two episodes of this show on Apple TV+ now, with other episodes coming out weekly!
The Witcher (Season 3, Volume 1)
Where to watch: Netflix
Last but certainly not least, a return to Netflix’s smash fantasy sensation!
Henry Cavill in the Witcher, courtesy of Netflix.
It might not be the last season of the Witcher, but it is the last time we’ll Henry Cavill (from Man of Steel) in the role. This season has been split up in two, with the first batch of five episodes out now! Geralt is much more worried about the upcoming war, and how that could affect his foster daughter Ciri (played by Freya Allen from Gunpowder Milkshake). The two of them continue their travels, and their witching, all the while war seems to be coming and closer and closer. This show also stars Graham McTavish (from Preacher), Eamon Ferren (from Lingua Franca), and Anya Chalotra (from Wanderlust).
You can watch the first volume on Netflix now, with the second one coming out in late July!
MUST WATCH TOP 10
10. The Blackening – Cinemas
9. Secret Invasion – Disney+
8. Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken – Cinemas
7. Nimona – Netflix
6. No Hard Feelings – Cinemas
5. Black Mirror (Season 6) – Netflix
4. Jack Ryan (Season 4) – Prime Video
3. The Witcher (Season 3, Volume 1) – Netflix
2. I’m a Virgo – Prime Video
1. Hijack – Apple TV+