What To Watch This Week on OTT: Mirzapur, Garudan, Space Cadet and more

Jayabhuvaneshwari B

Star Trek Prodigy - Season 2: Netflix (July 1)

Star Trek: Prodigy follows young adventurers who discover a derelict Starfleet ship and explore the galaxy. The lead cast of the English series includes Brett Gray, Ella Purnell, Jason Mantzoukas, Angus Imrie, Dee Bradley Baker, and Rylee Alazraqui. Alan Wan and Ben Hibon direct.

Garudan: Prime Video (July 3)

Garudan is a Tamil-language action thriller film written and directed by R S Durai Senthilkumar. The film stars Soori, M Sasikumar, and Unni Mukundan. It follows Sokkan, a confidante whose loyalty is tested by betrayal and survival, and features action, drama, and twists.

Sprint: Netflix (July 2)

The six-part series follows the lives of the world's top track athletes, featuring competitors like Shericka Jackson and Noah Lyles as they prepare for the Paris 2024 Olympics. Sha’carri Richardson, Zharnel Hughes, Lamont Marcell Jacobs, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, and Elaine Thompson are also featured.

Mirzapur Season 3: Prime Video (July 5)

The Hindi series Mirzapur follows the ruthless mafia don Kaleen Bhaiya (Pankaj Tripathi) and his power-hungry son Munna (Divyendu Sharma) in the lawless city of Mirzapur. When their paths collide with an honest lawyer (Rajesh Tailang) and his sons (Ali Fazal, Vikrant Massey), a deadly game of ambition and revenge unfolds. The series is directed by Puneet Krishna and Karan Anshuman.

Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F: Netflix (July 3)

Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) returns to Beverly Hills to protect his daughter from a threat. Reuniting with old partners Taggart (Judge Reinhold) and Rosewood (John Ashton), they tackle a conspiracy, with Axel's trademark humor clashing with Beverly Hills' posh lifestyle. The English action-comedy is directed by Mark Molloy.

Market Mahalakshmi: Aha (July 4)

A software engineer (Parvateesam), falls for Mahalakshmi (Praneeka Anvikaa), a vegetable vendor. Despite their class difference and Mahalakshmi's initial disinterest, Parvateesam wins her over. But his father disapproves, seeking a wealthy bride. The Telugu film is directed by Mukkhesh.

Bob Marley: One Love - Prime Video (July 3)

Bob Marley: One Love charts the rise of reggae legend Bob Marley (Kingsley Ben-Adir) from his Jamaican roots to international stardom. It explores his musical journey, struggles with fame, and battle with cancer. Also starring Lashana Lynch, the English film is directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green.

Malayalee From India: July 5 (Sony LIV)

Nivin Pauly plays a commoner who lands in trouble and flees to a work opportunity abroad. Far from home, his life takes an unexpected turn. Directed by Dijo Jose Antony, this Malayalam comedy-drama explores themes of self-discovery and cultural encounters.

Space Cadet: Prime Video (July 4)

A wild card from Florida, Rex (Emma Roberts), accidentally ends up in astronaut training alongside overqualified candidates. Despite lacking the fancy background, Rex's intelligence, determination, and guts make her the program's unlikely hero when disaster strikes. The English comedy film is helmed by Liz W Garcia.

Primetime With Murthys: Jio Cinema (July 3)

Siblings Nisha (Sanjana Doss) and Shiv Murthy (Amrith Jayan) navigate the complexities of family, social media pressures, and self-discovery in a hyper-connected world. The Hindi show tackles modern issues like online bullying and influencer culture, set against the backdrop of a South Indian family in Bengaluru.

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire: Netflix (July 5)

Three years after defeating Mechagodzilla, Kong explores a hidden realm within the Hollow Earth and discovers a new ape civilization. Meanwhile, Godzilla keeps the peace on the surface. A cryptic signal and a tyrannical ape king with a monstrous ice Titan threaten both worlds. Kong must unite with Godzilla once more to stop them in this Adam Wingard directorial.

Srikanth: Netflix (July 5)

Srikanth (Rajkummar Rao), born blind in rural India, defies limitations. He excels in studies, becoming the first visually-impaired student at MIT. Returning home, he builds Bollant Industries, a company empowering the differently-abled. The Hindi biographic film is directed by Tushar Hiranandani.

Alvinnn!!! and The Chipmunks - Season 5: Netflix (July 1)

Alvin, Simon, Theodore, and the Chipettes return for wacky adventures in Season 5. Alvin's usual mischief lands them in trouble, from working as castle reenactors to performing at a petting zoo! They also face personal challenges, like Theodore finding his own talent and the Chipmunks stuck inside during a storm. Janice Karman directs this musical comedy.

Haraa: Aha Tamil (July 5)

Driven by grief, a devoted father turns vigilante after his college-aged daughter takes her own life. His quest for vengeance compels him to unmask the corruption that fueled her despair. The Tamil film stars Haraa and Anumol and is directed by Vijay Sri G.