The Suicide Squad follows a group of DC Comics supervillains on a dangerous mission, Mr. Corman follows Joseph Gordon-Levitt as he struggles with anxiety, and The L Word: Generation Q returns for a second season this weekend.
Furthermore, Val Kilmer reflects on his career in the documentary Val, Godfather of Harlem returns for its second season, and Physical concludes Season 1 with its finale.
Here’s a rundown of some of the films, television shows, and other releases scheduled for this weekend.
‘The Suicide Squad’ — HBO Max
In The Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Bloodsport (Idris Elba), Peacemaker (John Cena), King Shark (Sylvester Stallone), and other DC Comics villains are dispatched to the island of Corto Maltese on a deadly mission from the US government. This new version of the popular comic book team is directed by James Gunn. In addition to Viola Davis, Joel Kinnaman, Jai Courtney, Pete Davidson, Daniela Melchior, David Dastmalchian, and Taika Waititi, the film stars Viola Davis, Joel Kinnaman, Jai Courtney, Pete Davidson, Daniela Melchior, David Dastmalchian, and Taika Waititi.
‘Val’ — Amazon Prime Video
This new documentary feature, which premieres Friday on Amazon Prime Video, delves into Val Kilmer’s life and career. Val, directed and produced by Ting Poo and Leo Scott, will include home movies shot by the actor on the sets of Top Gun and Batman Forever. Jack Kilmer, Val Kilmer’s son, also provides narration.
‘Hit & Run’ — Netflix
In Hit & Run, which premieres on Netflix on Friday, Lior Raz is on the hunt for answers after his wife is killed in a mysterious hit-and-run accident. In his quest for the truth, Raz will team up with an ex-lover, played by Sanaa Lathan, with the duo uncovering dark secrets about his wife. In addition to Kaelen Ohm, Moran Rosenblatt, Gregg Henry, and Gal Toren, the film stars Kaelen Ohm, Moran Rosenblatt, Gregg Henry, and Gal Toren.
‘Physical’ Season 1 finale — Apple TV+
Physical, a comedy drama starring Rose Byrne about a 1980s housewife who transforms into a fitness and lifestyle guru, will conclude Season 1 on Apple TV+ on Friday. As Election Day approaches, Byrne’s Sheila Rubin receives an intriguing proposition. Rory Scovel, Dierdre Friel, Della Saba, Lou Taylor Pucci, Paul Sparks, Ashley Liao, and Geoffrey Arend also appear.
‘Mr. Corman’ — Apple TV+
In the new comedy-drama series Mr. Corman, which debuts on Apple TV+ on Friday, Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays a fifth-grade teacher who wonders if he has failed in life. Gordon-character Levitt’s struggles with anxiety, loneliness, and self-doubt as he reflects on the decisions he wishes he had made. In addition to Arturo Castro, Debra Winger, Bobby Hall, Alexander Jor, Juno Temple, Jamie Chung, Shannon Woodward, and Hector Hernandez, the film stars Arturo Castro, Debra Winger, Bobby Hall, Alexander Jor, Juno Temple, Jamie Chung, Shannon Woodward, and Hector Hernandez.
‘Madagascar: A Little Wild’ Season 4 — Hulu
Season 4 of Madagascar: A Little Wild, which premieres Friday on Hulu, brings Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria back for more adventures inside the concrete jungle of New York City. Melman loses a tooth in the new season of the kids animated series, and the city is hit by a snowstorm. Starring Shaylin Becton, Tucker Chandler, Jasmine Gatewood, Luke Lowe, Amir O’Neil, and Eric Petersen are Shaylin Becton, Tucker Chandler, Jasmine Gatewood, Luke Lowe, Amir O’Neil, and Eric Petersen.
‘Godfather of Harlem’ Season 2 Part 2 — Epic
Godfather of Harlem returns for its second season, which premieres on Epix on Sunday at 9 p.m. EDT. In the new episodes, Forest Whitaker’s Harlem gangster Bumpy Johnson will face off against Italian mobsters. Whoopi Goldberg will also make an unspecified appearance in the second half of Season 2.
‘The L Word: Generation Q’ Season 2 — Showtime
Season 2 of The L Word Generation Q premieres on Showtime on Sunday at 10 p.m. EDT. Season 2 will deal with the fallout from Bette’s (Jennifer Beals) loss as mayor, as well as who Sophie (Rosanny Zayas) ran to at the airport between her fiance Dani and lover Finely. In addition to Leisha Hailey, Katherine Moennig, Arienne Mandi, and Leo Sheng, the film stars Leisha Hailey, Katherine Moennig, Arienne Mandi, and Leo Sheng.