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1) Cherry – Feb. 26, 2021 – Apple TV+
MCU veteran directors Joe and Anthony Russo re-team with "Spidey" star Tom Holland for a much different kind of story, adapting the novel "Cherry" by Nico Walker. The plot follows an Army vet who resorts to bank robbing to fund his PTSD-triggered addiction to opiates.
2) Judas and the Black Messiah – Feb. 12, 2021 – Theatrical and HBO Max
Potential awards favorite "Judas and the Black Messiah" features a stellar cast, with LaKeith Stanfield and Daniel Kaluuya playing real-life figures William O'Neal (Stanfield) and Fred Hampton (Kaluuya). In the late '60s, the FBI recruits small-time criminal O'Neal to infiltrate the Illinois chapter of the Black Panthers to gather intel on leader Hampton. Expect lots of social drama fireworks that will be completely relevant to our current times.
3) The United States vs. Billie Holiday – Feb. 26, 2021 – Hulu
Filmmaker Lee Daniels ("The Butler," "Precious") takes on the case of "The United States vs. Billie Holiday," starring singer-songwriter-actress Andra Day as the legendary icon Billie Holiday. As Holliday's singing career soars and one of her notable songs challenges the racism of her day, she's targeted in a sting operation by the Federal Department of Narcotics.
4) Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar – Feb. 12, 2021 – PVOD
Looking to lighten the mood? Barb (Annie Mumolo) and Star (Kristen Wiig) are ready to lower the temperature in the room as a couple of fun-loving midwesterners who head to Vista Del Mar, Florida, for colorful adventures, a bit of romance and possibly even some heroics as they battle a bad guy ready to destroy the town.
5) Malcolm and Marie – Feb. 5, 2021 - Netflix
Also filmed during the pandemic, this intimate relationship drama starring Zendaya and John David Washington is a blunt, black & white, forceful story that follows a married couple into their home after attending the filmmaker husband's film premiere. Truths and past relationships are revealed as the partners lay bare their souls and discover whether they can or should remain together. Based on the trailer alone, both actors are being touted as potential Oscar frontrunners.
6) Outside the Wire – Jan. 15, 2021 – Netflix
After debatable action during a deadly conflict, a drone pilot (Damson Idris) is re-assigned to a dangerous militarized zone and put under the command of a new kind of officer: Leo (Anthony Mackie). What makes Mackie's character so special? Well, it's not only that Mackie always has gravitas. This time, his sci-fi action figure is also an actual android.
7) Locked Down – Jan. 14, 2021 – HBO Max
Filmed during our current pandemic lockdown, this comic heist thriller from Doug Liman ("The Bourne Identity," "Swingers") stars Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor as a bored, agitated and frustrated couple that decide the best way to deal with COVID blues is to attempt a jewelry heist of the famed Harrods Limited department store.
8) The Little Things – Jan. 29, 2021 – Theatrical and HBO Max
A powerhouse trio of Academy Award-winning actors – Denzel Washington, Rami Malek and Jared Leto – star in this crime drama about the pursuit of a serial killer suspect (Leto), and the Kern County Deputy (Washington) and L.A. Sheriff Sergeant (Malek) leading the investigation. Director John Lee Hancock, known more for sports dramas ("The Blind Side," "The Rookie"), steps up his game with this hard-boiled, A-class thriller.
9) Coming 2 America – Mar. 5, 2021 – Amazon Prime Video
Three plus decades after the release of the original box office and critical hit "Coming to America," Prince Hakeem (Eddie Murphy) and his BFF Semmi (Arsenio Hall) return to the halls of power in a righteous sequel directed by Craig Brewer ("Hustle & Flow," "Dolemite Is My Name"). Nearly all the cast is back, plus lots of awesome newcomers, including Tracy Morgan, Leslie Jones and Wesley Snipes. The story involves Hakeem connecting with a son he didn't know he had, while also checking back in with all the old gang from Queens (including the hilarious guys at the barber shop).
10) Palmer – Jan. 29, 2021 – Apple TV+
Pop star-actor Justin Timberlake takes a turn into serious fare with this drama from director Fisher Stevens. The film follows Eddie Palmer (Timberlake), a former football star who returns to his hometown after imprisonment and forms an unlikely friendship with a young boy who was abandoned by his mom.