Meg 2: The Trench, Foe, Tejas, Society of the Snow: OTT releases this week

Nanni's 'Hi Nanna' will arrive on streaming platforms this week

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It is a new year, and it is time to update your weekend binge-watch list. Streaming platforms have lined up an exciting mix of movies and shows. Here's a quick overview of the films and series releasing on OTT this week.

Fool Me Once: Netflix

Release date: January 1

The eight-episode Netflix thriller series delves into the story of a wife who discovers her husband's murder on a secret camera. It explores how the murder unfolds deep into the past. Starring Michelle Keegan, Adeel Akhtar, and Richard Armitage, among others, the movie is adapted from the 2016 Harlan Coben novel of the same name. The series is directed by David Moore and Nimer Rashed.

Meg 2: The Trench – Jio Cinema

Release date: January 3

Serving as a sequel to 2018's The Meg, this film, released in theaters in August, follows a research team encountering multiple threats while exploring the depths of the ocean. It features a stellar cast including Jason Statham, Jing Wu, Li Bingbing and Shuya Sophia Cai. The action thriller movie is directed by Ben Wheatley and produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Belle Avery.

Hi Nanna: Netflix

Release date: January 4

The directorial debut film of Shouryuv,this Telugu film narrates the story of a doting father and his six-year-old whose lives change when a woman befriends them and empathises with their past. Starring Nanni, Mrunal Thakur, Jayaram, and Shruti Haasan in lead roles, the romantic drama was released in theatres in December 2023.

FOE: Amazon Prime Video

Release date: January 5

Directed by Australian director Garth Davis, this science fiction film explores the life of a couple and how it changes when a stranger appears at their door with a surprising proposal. Saoirse Ronan and Paul Mescal play the lead characters. The other cast include Aaron Pierce, Goran D. Kleut, and Yesse Spence

Tejas: ZEE5

Release date: January 5

Kangana Ranaut takes on the lead role of Air Force pilot Tejas Gill, on a mission to save hostages from Pakistan. The action thriller is written and directed by Sarvesh Mewara. The movie was widely promoted by Uttar Pradesh Chief minister Yogi Adityanath and released in theaters in October 2023.

Society of the Snow: Netflix

Release date: January 4

This real-life movie is based on the 1972 incident where Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, carrying a rugby team, crashed in the Andes, stranding them for more than two months. The movie is directed by J.A. Bayona. The movie features Enzo Vogrincic, Agustín Pardella, Matías Recalt, Esteban Bigliardi, Diego Vegezzi and Fenando Contigiani García among others.

The Brothers Sun: Netflix

Release date: January 4

Oscar winner Michelle Yeoh teams up with Justin Chein, playing her son, to protect their family from a mysterious enemy in this action-packed family drama. The cast includes Sam Song Li, Joon Lee, and Highdee Kuan, among others.

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