Julianne Moore stars in "Sharper," streaming Friday on Apple TV+. Photo by Rune Hellestad/UPI |
Feb. 17 (UPI) --
, animated comedy series
, retro-future dramedy
and fantasy crime series
are among the streaming entertainment options this weekend.
In addition, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts will honor the movies and TV shows of 2022, and PBS' Great Performances will feature the the 21st annual Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine.
Here's a rundown of some of the movies and TV shows coming to streaming platforms this weekend.
'Sharper' -- Apple TV+
, from Apple Original Films and A24,
streams Friday on
Apple TV+. The film, written by Brian Gatewood and Alessandro Tanaka and directed by Benjamin Caron, stars Julianne Moore as Madeline, a woman romantically involved with billionaire Richard Hobbes (John Lithgow). Madeline's son, Max (Sebastian Stan), plots with a woman named Sandra (Briana Middleton) to get close to Richard's son, Tom (Justice Smith). The characters "compete for riches and power in a high stakes game of ambition, greed, lust and jealousy."
'Carnival Row' Season 2 -- Prime Video
The second and final season of fantasy crime series
premieres Friday on
Prime Video. The new season sees now-retired police detective Philo (Orlando Bloom) being pulled into an investigation into escalating assaults from creatures, known as critches. Cara Delevingne stars as faerie Vignette Stonemoss, a leader among the critch freedom fighters. Arty Froushan, Caroline Ford, Karla Crome, Andrew Gower, Tamzin Merchant and David Gyasi also star.
'Animaniacs' Season 3 -- Hulu
The revival of 1990s animated series
returns for a third and final season Friday on Hulu. The trailer for the new season shows Warner siblings Yakko (Rob Paulsen), Wakko (Jess Harnell) and Dot (Tress MacNeille) getting into family-friendly comic mischief, while lab mice Pinky (Paulsen) and the Brain (Maurice LaMarche) continue their plans for world domination.