Screenwriters find inspiration in many different places and in the age of social media, it's no surprise to see one come straight out of Twitter. Based on an insane, 148-tweet Twitter thread, Zola relives the infamous story of a waitress who meets a sex worker while working at a restaurant. The pair immediately bond over pole dancing and embark on a wild road trip from Detroit to Florida to make as much cash as possible dancing in the clubs. Starring Taylour Paige, Riley Keough, Nicholas Braun, and Colman Domingo, the film is slated for release on June 30, 2021.
Make enough clones and eventually, you'll end up with a bad batch — an elite, experimental group of clones first seen in the animated series Clone Wars. The Bad Batch follows this group on missions across the galaxy and will premiere on Disney+ with a 70-minute special on May 4, 2021, followed by new episodes every Friday starting on May 7.
Chris Rock has written a new chapter in the Saw series. The upcoming reboot finds Rock, along with Samuel L. Jackson and Max Minghella, at the center of the game when the sadistic mastermind starts targeting cops. After being delays due to the pandemic, Spiral: From the Book of Saw goes to theaters on May 14, 2021.
Frequent collaborators Jason Statham and Guy Ritchie reunite for another crime thriller. In the film, Statham is out for revenge after his son is murdered and no one, not even Post Malone, is safe. Wrath of Man is slated for release in theaters on May 7, 2021.
Father, actor, entrepreneur — Mark Wahlberg wears a lot of hats, figuratively and literally. The new docuseries Walh Street follows Wahlberg as he navigates keeping the disparate threads of his life and businesses together, without letting them unravel. The series premieres April 15, 2021, on HBO Max.
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, something amazing happened — the skies cleared, wildlife returned to the cities, and we learned things about the life around us we'd never known. Narrated by David Attenborough, The Year the Earth Changed looks at how government-enforced lockdowns and a slowed economy allowed the natural world to creep back in amazing ways. The documentary premieres on Apple TV+ April 22, 2021.