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.
City of Lies
Creators: Brad Furman
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Cast: Johnny Depp, Forest Whitaker, Toby Huss, Dayton Callie, Neil Brown Jr., Shea Whigham, Xander Berkeley
Synopsis: 1997. LAPD Detective Russell Poole investigates a case of an undercover cop killing another cop. This draws him into the Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur murders. What he uncovers is huge, so much so, that the closer he gets to the truth, the more his superiors try to prevent him from getting to it.
Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin
Creators: William Eubank
Genres: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Cast: Emily Bader, Roland Buck III, Kyli Zion, Dan Lippert, Henry Ayres-Brown, Tom Nowicki, Colin Keane
Synopsis: Margot, a standard young adult with a dark past. As such, she takes advantage of the Internet to look into her ancestry. Margot turns out to be related to an Amish man named Samuel , who may have some answers or information about why her mother abandoned her as a baby. Together with her friends Chris and Dale , they set out to the middle of nowhere to make a documentary about where she comes from.
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: Hamish Grieve
Genres: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Cast: Geraldine Viswanathan, Will Arnett, Stephen A. Smith, Terry Crews, Jimmy Tatro, Leati Joseph Anoa’i, Rebecca Quin
Synopsis: In a world where giant monsters and humans collide, the monsters are superstar athletes and compete in a popular professional wrestling global sport called Monster Wrestling. A young girl named Winnie seeks to follow in her father’s footsteps as a manager by coaching a lovable underdog yet-inexperienced monster named Steve. Winnie plans to turn Steve into a champion so that he can go up against the reigning champion Tentacular.
Creators: Justin Lin
Genres: Action, Crime, Thriller
Cast: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Nathalie Emmanuel, John Cena
Synopsis: Dom and the crew must take on an international terrorist who turns out to be Dom and Mia’s estranged brother.
Creators: Brad Peyton
Genres: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Joe Manganiello, Malin Akerman, Jake Lacy, Jack Quaid
Synopsis: Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of enormous size. To make matters worse, it’s soon discovered there are other similarly altered animals. As these newly created alpha predators tear across North America, destroying everything in their path, Okoye teams with a discredited genetic engineer to secure an antidote, fighting his way through an ever-changing battlefield, not only to halt a global catastrophe but to save the fearsome creature that was once his friend.
Creators: Peter Berg
Genres: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Cast: Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard, Adam S. Gottbetter, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker, Tadanobu Asano, Liam Neeson
Synopsis: An international fleet of naval warships encounters an alien armada while on a Naval war games exercise and faces the biggest threat mankind has ever faced. An intense battle is fought on sea, land and air. If they lose, the world could face a major extinction event and an alien invasion. Will humans win this alien war, what are the aliens doing here, and what do they want?
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: Tate Taylor
Genres: Action, Drama, Thriller
Cast: Jessica Chastain, John Malkovich, Colin Farrell, Common, Geena Davis, Ioan Gruffudd, Joan Chen
Synopsis: A black ops assassin is forced to fight for her own survival after a job goes dangerously wrong.
The Little Things
Creators: John Lee Hancock
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Cast: Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, Jared Leto, Sofia Vassilieva, Natalie Morales, Joris Jarsky, Sheila Houlahan
Synopsis: Deke, a burnt-out Kern County, CA deputy sheriff teams with Baxter, a crack LASD detective, to nab a serial killer. Deke’s nose for the little things proves eerily accurate, but his willingness to circumvent the rules embroils Baxter in a soul-shattering dilemma. Meanwhile, Deke must wrestle with a dark secret from his past.