Worth The Wait: What's on Netflix this Weekend?

Worth The Wait: What's on Netflix this Weekend?

Netflix unveils a thrilling line-up for the weekend, featuring a suspense thriller, a baking competition, a sports drama, a comedy show, a historical drama, an American sitcom and a dystopian film series.

Exciting Netflix Line-up for the Weekend: From Thrillers to Comedies Exciting Netflix Line-up for the Weekend: From Thrillers to Comedies

Ditch the popcorn and sweatpants, folks, because this weekend's OTT buffet is serving up a smorgasbord of knockout entertainment! We're talking gripping dramas, action-packed thrillers, and laugh-out-loud comedies that will have you glued to your screen like digital flypaper. So, ditch the FOMO, and let's dive into the hottest new releases that are about to rock your world!

Title Platform Release Date
Heart of the Hunter (2024) Netflix March 29
Is It Cake? (Season 3)  Netflix March 29
The Beautiful Game (2024) Netflix March 29
The Wages of Fear (2024) Netflix March 29
The Great Indian Kapil Show  Netflix March 30
Vikings (Seasons 1-6) Netflix March 30
Martin (Seasons 1-5) Netflix March 31
The Hunger Games Movie Collection Netflix March 31

Heart of the Hunter (2024)

Zuko Khumalo, a former assassin who's trying to live a peaceful family life, gets pulled back into his deadly past. An old friend pleads with him to honor a past oath and help expose a dangerous conspiracy threatening the country. Zuko must choose between protecting his newfound domesticity and taking a stand against corrupt political forces.

Is It Cake? (Season 3) 

Absolutely! "Is It Cake?" is back for another round of delicious deception! This Netflix original baking competition show returns for season 3, premiering on March 29, 2024. Hosted by the hilarious Mikey Day (Saturday Night Live), the show features talented bakers creating hyper-realistic cakes that look exactly like everyday objects. The goal? To fool a panel of celebrity judges and win a cash prize.

The Beautiful Game (2024)

"The Beautiful Game" (2024) is a British sports drama film on Netflix that tells the story of a team of homeless footballers from England. Led by their coach Mal (played by Bill Nighy), the team travels to Rome to compete in the Homeless World Cup, an annual tournament promoting social change. The film centers around Vinny (played by Micheal Ward), a talented but troubled striker who gets a last-minute chance to join the team. Struggling with his past and personal demons, Vinny must find redemption and work together with his teammates if they want to succeed.

The Wages of Fear (2024)

Desperation mounts in a tense situation. To prevent a catastrophic oil well explosion, a ragtag crew is offered a hefty sum to transport nitroglycerin across a perilous desert.  With just 24 hours on the clock, they must navigate treacherous terrain, armed rebels, and deadly minefields, all while  hauling a cargo that could erupt at any moment.

The Great Indian Kapil Show Netflix Original

The Great Indian Kapil Show is a new Indian comedy show on Netflix, hosted by the popular comedian Kapil Sharma . It's the first season of the show on this streaming platform, though Kapil Sharma has fronted comedy shows for years in India. The show is known for its hilarious skits, stand-up comedy by Kapil Sharma, and funny interactions with celebrity guests.

Vikings (Seasons 1-6)

Vikings is a historical drama television series that aired from 2013 to 2020. It's loosely based on the sagas of Ragnar Lothbrok, a legendary Norse hero, and his sons. The story follows Ragnar's journey from a humble farmer to a revered raider, trader, and explorer. The series portrays the adventures of Ragnar, his crew, and his family, including his sons Bjorn Ironside, Ivar the Boneless, and Hvitserk, his brother Rollo, and his former wife Lagertha.  As they sail across the seas, they encounter conflict, power struggles, and the brutality of the Viking world.

Martin (Seasons 1-5)

"Martin" (1992-1997) is an American sitcom that aired for five seasons on Fox. The show centers around Martin Payne, a radio personality in Detroit, played by comedian Martin Lawrence.

The Hunger Games Movie Collection

The Hunger Games is a science fiction dystopian film series based on the trilogy of novels by Suzanne Collins. The series is set in Panem, a nation in North America where children are forced to fight to the death in an annual televised event called the Hunger Games. The story follows Katniss Everdeen, a young woman who volunteers to take her younger sister's place in the games and becomes a symbol of hope for the people of Panem.

Edited By: Puja Mahanta
Published On: Mar 29, 2024