In the race to become the world’s #1 streaming platform, popular OTT services keep coming up with new strategies to gain viewers. Following this trend, Amazon Prime Video has announced a whole new batch of movies and series it plans to host for May 2021.
Piling up tough competition for other providers like Netflix and HBO Max, Prime Video is all set to showcase an extensive list of originals in May, including one of the most anticipated titles of the year, The Underground Railroad Oscar-winning director, Barry Jenkins.
Let’s see what else is going to be served.
What’s Coming on Amazon Prime Video
In the first week, movies like Alien: Resurrection (1997), Almost Famous (2000), Green Zone (2010), and more are likely to be released. FYI, Alien: Resurrection is the fourth installment of the “Alien” franchise and the movie was filmed in the 20th century. Almost Famous is a comedy-drama film directed by Cameron Crowe, and Green Zone is an action thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass. You’ve got all the variety there you see!
Other releases in the same week include How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Jumping the Broom, Scent of a Woman, The Dalton Girls, The Indian in the Cupboard, and many more. To give you a glimpse, How Stella Got Her Move Back is a 1998 American romantic-comedy-drama film directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan. Jumping the Broom is another one from the same genre by director Sakim Ali. So rom-com fans, May 2021 is the month for you!
In the second week of the month, you’ll get to watch Robot & Frank, a 2012 American science-fiction comedy-drama film, as well as Saint Maud (2020), which had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2019. Airing in the third week are Red Dawn (2012), Trumbo (2015), and a documentary named P!nk: All I Know So Far (2021), singer Pink’s documentary on motherhood.
Why Amazon Prime Video Is Different from Other Streaming Services?
It’s the oh-so-amazing list of Amazon originals like Solos, Panic, and The Boy From Medellín. FYI, Solos is created by David Weil with Nicole Beharie, Uzo Aduba, Anne Hathaway, and Morgan Freeman, and covers seven unique character-driven stories. The Boy From Medellin is directed by the Emmy-winning filmmaker Matthew Heineman, and it will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on May 7, 2021.
To wrap it up
While you might have already planned your holidays this summer, you need to know that there are plenty of reasons to stay home. Amazon Prime Video has added some of the best movies, documentaries, and series to their streaming collection, so set up your Prime account if you haven’t, and get ready to watch the most exciting stuff you can’t afford to miss!