First, look at what’s coming to HBO Max this week. As a reminder, you can read about what’s new on HBO Max every week with our weekly roundups. The latest Movies scheduled to hit HBO Max this Week are below.
Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore
Creators: David Yates
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Cast: Jude Law, Mads Mikkelsen, Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Ezra Miller, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol
Synopsis: In an effort to thwart Grindelwald’s plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings, Albus Dumbledore enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, though he’s unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.
Creators: Robert Alonzo, Matt Reeves, Bradley Parker
Genres: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Cast: Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Paul Dano, Jeffrey Wright, John Turturro, Peter Sarsgaard, Andy Serkis
Synopsis: “Batman ventures into Gotham City’s underworld when a sadistic killer leaves behind a trail of cryptic clues. As the evidence begins to lead closer to home and the scale of the perpetrator’s plans become clear, he must forge new relationships, unmask the culprit and bring justice to the abuse of power and corruption that has long plagued the metropolis.
Creators: David Dobkin
Genres: Comedy, Romance
Cast: Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Christopher Walken, Rachel McAdams, Isla Fisher, Jane Seymour, Bradley Cooper
Synopsis: Two friends, John (played by Owen Wilson) and Jeremy (Vince Vaughn), crash weddings to pick up women. One day they crash the wedding of the daughter of the Treasury Secretary, Secretary Cleary (Christopher Walken). Instead of short-term flings they end up being invited to the Clearys’ island estate, and potentially meet the loves of their lives.
Creators: Steven Soderbergh
Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Cast: Zoë Kravitz, Byron Bowers, Jaime Camil, Erika Christensen, Derek DelGaudio, Robin Givens, Charles Halford
Synopsis: Eda, who pins all her hopes on her education, confronts Serkan Bolat, who has cut off her international scholarship, which leaves her with a high school diploma only. Serkan offers Eda to give her scholarship back on condition that she pretends to be his fiancée for two months. Although Eda initially rejects the offer out of hand, she sees herself compelled to accept it when conditions change overnight. While pretending to be engaged, Serkan and Eda embark on an insanely passionate yet challenging relationship that will make them forget all they know that is right. Love may be difficult, but that is why it is so amazing.
Creators: David Gordon Green
Genres: Horror, Thriller
Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Anthony Michael Hall, Kyle Richards, Nick Castle, James Jude Courtney
Synopsis: A sequel to Blumhouse’s ‘Halloween (2018)’. Plot unknown.
Judas and the Black Messiah
Creators: Shaka King
Genres: Biography, Drama, History
Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback, Ashton Sanders, Algee Smith, Graham Lutes
Synopsis: Fred Hampton, a young, charismatic activist, becomes Chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party – putting him directly in the crosshairs of the government, the FBI, and the Chicago Police. But to destroy the revolution, the authorities are going to need a man on the inside.
Creators: Megan Park
Cast: Jenna Ortega, Shailene Woodley, Julie Bowen, Maddie Ziegler, Niles Fitch, Will Ropp, Lumi Pollack
Synopsis: ‘The Fallout’ is a film about the unseen faces of a tragedy, those who can’t turn their pain into effecting positive change in the world because they are too afraid to leave their bedrooms. Three teenagers form a unique and dynamic bond as they navigate the never linear, often confusing journey to heal in a world that feels forever changed.
Creators: Daniel Roher
Genres: Documentary, Biography
Cast: Alexey Navalny, Yulia Navalnaya, Dasha Navalnaya, Zakhar Navalny, Maria Pevchikh, Christo Grozev, Leonid Volkov
Synopsis: Follows the man who survived an assassination attempt by poisoning with a lethal nerve agent in August 2020. During his months-long recovery he makes shocking discoveries about the attempt on his life and decides to return home.
Creators: Tony Scott
Genres: Action, Drama
Cast: Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards, Tom Skerritt, Michael Ironside, John Stockwell
Synopsis: For Lieutenant Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell and his friend and Co-Pilot Nick ‘Goose’ Bradshaw being accepted into an elite training school for fighter pilots is a dream come true. A tragedy, as well as personal demons, threaten Pete’s dreams of becoming an Ace pilot.