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New OTT shows and movie releases to watch from May 6 – May 12

With so many OTT platforms sharing new content almost every day, it gets really hard to keep track of the new shows and movie releases. If you are someone who also misses the release of your favorite OTT show or movie, and finds out later about it on social media through spoilers, then we have just the right information for you to keep you on track. From thrilling horror stories to romantic dramas that will win your heart, we have curated a list of all the new and exciting OTT releases this week that you should check out.

The biggest new OTT release this week is Deepika Padukone’s Hollywood film, XXX: Return of Xander Cage. If you missed the film in theaters or didn’t manage to watch it yet, this is the right time to watch the action thriller. Other much-anticipated new OTT releases this week include titles like Undekhi season 3, Hollywood Con Queen, The Final Attack on Wembley, Bodkin and Crazy Rich Asians to name a few. Don’t forget to check out the fun releases in theaters this week as great surprises are waiting for you there as well. Let’s see what this week has in store for you.

From Dark Matter to Srikanth: All the new OTT releases this week

XXX: Return of Xander Cage

Directed by: DJ Caruso
Cast: Vin Diesel, Deepika Padukone, Kris Wu, Ruby Rose, Tony Jaa, Nina Dobrev, Toni Collette, Ariadna Gutiérrez, Hermione Corfield, Samuel L. Jackson
Releasing on: 07 May 2024
Streaming on: Netflix

Synopsis: The third installation in the XXX film series and a sequel to both XXX (2002) and XXX: State of the Union (2005), the story follows Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) as he decides to come out of self-imposed exile. The moment he gets back in the game, Xander is warned about Alpha warrior Xiang and his team, who aim to recover a threatening and apparently unstoppable weapon known as Pandora’s Box. Now, it is upon Xander to stop them from succeeding. This is one of the most exciting new OTT releases.

DarkMatter

Created by: Blake Crouch
Cast: Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Connelly, Alice Braga, Jimmi Simpson, Oakes Fegley, Dayo Okeniyi, Amanda Brugel
Releasing on: 08 May 2024
Streaming on: Apple TV+

Synopsis: Based on the 2016 novel of the same name, the science fiction series is set in Chicago. The story follows a physicist, who finds himself in an alternate version of his life, only to find out that if he does not return to his real life, the alternate version of himself might harm his family. Grab your popcorn and binge-watch this new OTT release this week.

Hollywood Con Queen

Directed by: Chris Smith
Cast:
Releasing on: 08 May 2024
Streaming on: Apple TV+

Synopsis: When a mysterious figure, known as the Con Queen, starts impersonating influential female executives in Hollywood, a journalist and a private investigator set out to find the offender, who lures victims with the promise of life-changing career opportunities. This is one of the most engaging new OTT releases this week.

The Final Attack on Wembley

Directed by: Robert Miller, Kwabena Oppong
Cast: Italy National Football Team, England National Football Team
Releasing on: 08 May 2024
Streaming on: Netflix

Synopsis: When England finally landed itself in the European Championship final in 2021, fans arrived at the Wembley Stadium in large numbers after months of lockdown. For 6,000 ticketless football fans, getting inside was the top priority, even if that meant total destruction. Football fans should add this series to their list of new OTT shows and movie releases this week.

Crazy Rich Asians

Directed by: Jon M. Chu
Cast: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Lisa Lu, Awkwafina, Ken Jeong, Michelle Yeoh
Releasing on: 08 May 2024
Streaming on: Netflix

Synopsis: New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) decides to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding), to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Excited to visit Asia for the first time, Rachel receives a massive shock when she discovers that Nick’s family is one of the richest families in Singapore and he is the most sought-after bachelor in town. Jealous socialites and Nick’s disapproving mother (Michelle Yeoh) make Rachel’s visit even more difficult. This movie is a must watch for all.

Aavesham

Directed by: Jithu Madhavan
Cast: Fahadh Faasil, Pranav Raj, Mithun Jai Shankar, Roshan Shanavas, Midhutty, Sajin Gopu, Mansoor Ali Khan
Releasing on: 09 May 2024
Streaming on: Amazon Prime Video

Synopsis: Aju, Bibi and Shanthan arrive in Kerala to pursue a degree in aeronautical engineering. Their time at college goes swiftly until they get into a fight with a senior student named Kutty. To teach him a lesson, the trio befriends Ranga, a prominent, kind-hearted gangster. Their association with Ranga begins to affect their studies, leading to several difficult situations in their lives. Fans of Malayali action films should not miss the release of this new OTT movie this week.

Bodkin

Directed by: Nash Edgerton
Cast: Will Forte, Siobhán Cullen, Robyn Cara, David Wilmot, Chris Walley, Seán Óg Cairns, Peter Bankole, Kerri McLean
Releasing on: 09 May 2024
Streaming on: Netflix

Synopsis: Set in an Irish coastal town, the darkly comedic thriller revolves around a diverse crew of podcasters. They decide to investigate the mysterious disappearance of three strangers, only to discover a story much bigger and stranger than they could have ever imagined. This is one of the most intriguing new OTT releases this week.

Maxton Hall – The World Between Us

Directed by: Martin Schreier, Tarek Roehlinger
Cast: Harriet Herbig-Matten, Damian Hardung, Sonja Weißer, Ben Felipe, Fedja van Huêt, Runa Greiner, Justus Riesner, Clelia Sarto, Andrea Guo, Eidin Jalali
Releasing on: 09 May 2024
Streaming on: Amazon Prime Video

Synopsis: Based on the best-selling novel Save Me by Mona Kasten, the story follows the quick-witted scholarship student, Ruby and the pompous millionaire heir, James Beaufort. Ruby discovers an explosive secret at Maxton Hall private school, leading James Beaufort to deal with Ruby for better or worse and silence her. Little do they realize, that their passionate rivalry unexpectedly ignites a spark. Fans of romantic dramas should surely make note of this new OTT release this week.

Mother of the Bride

Directed by: Mark Waters
Cast: Brooke Shields, Miranda Cosgrove, Benjamin Bratt, Chad Michael Murray, Rachael Harris, Sean Teale, Wilson Cruz, Michael McDonald, Tasneem Roc, Dalip Sondhi
Releasing on: 09 May 2024
Streaming on: Netflix

Synopsis: Emma returns home after spending a year abroad in London. Upon her arrival, she delivers a shocking news to her mother. Emma reveals that she is getting married in a month at a resort in Phuket, Thailand. Things get crazy when Lana finds out that the groom is the son of the man who broke her heart years ago. Don’t miss this new movie’s release on OTT.

Thank you, next

Directed by: Bertan Basaran
Cast: Serenay Sarıkaya, Hakan Kurtaş, Metin Akdülger, Boran Kuzum, Meriç Aral, Hakan Kurtas, Zeynep Tugçe Bayat, Nil Sude Albayrak, Bade Iscil
Releasing on: 09 May 2024
Streaming on: Netflix

Synopsis: After a painful breakup, Leyla Taylan, a young lawyer decides to dive into the confusing world of modern dating, with the support of her best friends. Grab your girls and watch this show together.

The Goat

Directed by: Michael Shea
Cast: Daniel Tosh, Kristen Doute, Joey Sasso, Teck Holmes, Jill Zarin, Reza Farahan, Paola Mayfield, CJ Franco, Alyssa Edwards
Releasing on: 09 May 2024
Streaming on: Netflix

Synopsis: 14 reality superstars are invited to live in the GOAT Manor under the watchful eye of host Daniel Tosh. They are tasked with some 20 challenges where they have to either earn or break one another’s trust. The winner gets USD 200K and the title of Greatest of All Time. This is going to be one of the most fun new OTT releases this week.

Living With Leopards

Directed by: Alex Parkinson
Cast: Alex ParkinsonBrad Bestelink
Releasing on: May 10, 2024
Streaming on: Netflix

Synopsis: Two leopard cubs are followed by a film crew as they make the mesmerizing journey from infancy into adulthood in this up-close-and-personal nature documentary. Don’t forget to add this new documentary to your list of OTT releases this week.

Cooking Up Murder: Uncovering the Story of César Román

Directed by: Roman Parrado
Cast:
Releasing on: May 10, 2024
Streaming on: Netflix

Synopsis: The docuseries delves into a murder case involving a Spanish chef, who established a career and came into the limelight through a web of secrets and false identities. This true crime drama is not to be missed.

The Marsh King’s Daughter

Directed by: Neil Burger
Cast: Daisy Ridley, Ben Mendelsohn, Garrett Hedlund, Caren Pistorius, Brooklynn Prince, Gil Birmingham
Releasing on: May 10, 2024
Streaming on: Lionsgate Play

Synopsis: Helena spends the first two years of her childhood in captivity after the Marsh King abducted her mother in the past. Living with the fear that her daughter will also see the same fate, Helena sets out to outplay the man who taught her everything she knows about surviving in the wilderness. Don’t forget to add this movie to your list of new OTT releases this week.

Undekhi: Season 3

Directed by: Ashish R Shukla
Cast: Harsh Chhaya, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Surya Sharma, Ankur Rathee, Ayn Zoya, Aanchal Singh, Shivangi Singh, Varun Badola
Releasing on: May 10, 2024
Streaming on: SonyLIV

Synopsis: Just when Papaji is all set to announce his grand succession plan, his goal is thwarted by the dreaded video of Kanak being shot point blank at Daman Atwal’s wedding. As the video comes back to haunt the Atwals, they are forced to fight to reclaim their power as new predators emerge from the shadows to win this game of power and survival. Are you excited about the release of the new season of this OTT show this week?

Srikanth

Directed by: Tushar Hiranandani
Cast: Rajkummar Rao, Jyothika, Alaya F and Sharad Kelkar
Releasing on: May 10, 2024 (in theaters)

Synopsis: The upcoming biographical film is based on the life of Srikanth Bolla, a visually impaired Indian industrialist and the founder of Bollant Industries. The film chronicles the struggles Srikanth had to face on this journey including fighting a court case to study science as a subject and becoming the first international visually impaired student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology after being denied admission to the Indian Institute of Technology. Book your tickets for this movie right away.

The Boy and the Heron

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki
Voice cast: Soma Santoki, Masaki Suda, Ko Shibasaki, Aimyon, Yoshino Kimura, Takuya Kimura, Kaoru Kobayashi, Shinobu Otake
Releasing on: May 10, 2024 (in theaters)

Synopsis: The story follows a boy named Mahito Maki, who moves to the countryside after his mother’s death. As he tries to survive alone, he discovers an abandoned tower near his new home. This sets him on a new journey as he enters a mythical world with a talking gray heron. Don’t miss this masterpiece in theatres.

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