Entertainment What to Stream This Weekend: 'Project Power' on Netflix, 'Selena + Chef' on HBO Max and More
Netflix in August: Here's Everything Coming and Going (Video)
Netflix is out with its list of everything coming and going in August, and the list includes Season 5 of "Lucifer" and a new film starring Jamie Foxx called "Project Power." Other highlights include the 1991 "The Addams Family" movie; "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" starring Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet; "Jurassic Park" and "Jurassic Park III," and the 1979 version of "Mad Max," to name a few. Netflix original series include season three of "The Rain," and "Selling Sunset," a new cartoon called "Hoops," and the "Game On: A Comedy Crossover Event" featuring characters from "Mr.
Looking for something new to watch? Welcome to! Each week, ET's Leanne Aguilera and Ash Crossan dish on their picks for the best movies and TV shows available to stream.
From classic sitcoms to a socially distant show, this week's streaming options are both entertaining and wide-ranging. Tune in to see a pop star in an all-new light, watch Gen Z try to figure out politics or laugh along as teens live their side-hustle dreams as bounty hunters.
Selena Gomez's Rare Beauty Launches $100 Million Mental Health Initiative for Underserved Communities
“Since the brand’s inception, we wanted to find a way to give back to our community and further support people who needed access to mental health services, which have had a profound impact on my life," Selena Gomez shared of the initiative On the “Lose You to Love Me” singer’s 28th birthday yesterday, her forthcoming beauty brand announced the launch of Rare Impact Fund, with an ambitious goal of raising $100 million over the next 10 years to connect people in underserved communities with much-needed mental health services.
You could take a trip back to 1950s America for a poignant story on race, or keep your journey a little more recent to revisit a much loved '90s sitcom. Action films abound as well, with, and more providing a multitude of gripping streaming options.
Keep scrolling for your go-to guide of what to stream the weekend of Aug. 14, 2020.
This documentary won the Grand Jury Prize at this year's Sundance Film Festival and follows Texas teens who build their own mock government in an annual, weeklong event. Four boys from diverse backgrounds and ideations are the viewers' window into the event, which includes the formation of political parties and a campaign for governor.
Selena Gomez Reveals What She Has Been Doing While Social Distancing — and Gives Sneak Peek Inside New House
The singer previously posted a minute-long video to Instagram explaining to fans why she's been taking some time away from her social platforms . "I wanted to take some time to do a quick message for you guys because I haven’t been posting that much," she began. "I just wanted to let you know that I love you guys and I miss you and there’s so many exciting things coming up that I can’t wait to share with all of you." "I just think at the beginning of this year, with everything going on, it felt a little insensitive to post things that may be a little just joyful or celebratory.
Selena + Chef
It'slike you've never seen her before! Join the singer and actress as she learns to cook with the (remote) help of top chefs amid quarantine. Casual, funny and authentic, the series also highlights a different charity each episode.
Executive produced by, and , this series, based on the book of the same name, follows three people who embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of a missing man. The tumultuous journey includes a struggle for survival and the attempt to overcome racist terrors along the way.
After a pill that gives people unpredictable superpowers for five minutes becomes available, a trio of unlikely allies (played by, Jamie Foxx and ) team up to take down the group responsible for its creation. Tune in for a gripping action flick that's a perfect combination of X-Men, Limitless and Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans.
What to Stream This Weekend: 'Selling Sunset' on Netflix, 'An American Pickle' on HBO Max and More
Here's how to watch the best movies and TV shows available, according to ET's Leanne Aguilera and Ash Crossan.August has finally arrived and brought with it tons of streaming options for you to enjoy. This week, settle in with Shia LaBeouf's latest project, a Seth Rogen-led comedy that's sure to cure your quarantine blues, or return to an animated childhood favorite to escape reality altogether.
Avatar: Legend of Korra
The continuation of Avatar: The Last Airbender is finally available to stream! While the hotheaded character of Korra is wildly different from that of ATLA lead Ang, the series remarkably adds to the Avatar universe with this anything-but-ordinary children's show.
Teenage Bounty Hunters
Orange Is the New Black creator Jenji Kohan is back on Netflix and serving as the EP on this teenage comedy series. Starring newcomers Maddie Phillips and Anjelica Bette Fellini as fraternal twins, the show follows the teens as they do their best to balance their teenage woes with their bounty-hunting job.
3rd Rock From the Sun
After airing from 1996 to 2001 this much-loved sitcom is finally able to stream. The sitcom stars, Kristen Johnston, French Stewart and Joseph Gordon-Levitt as four extraterrestrials who pose as a human family during their expedition to Earth.
Selena Gomez Tries to Make the Perfect Ramen on 'Selena + Chef': Sneak Peek! (Exclusive)
The actress' quarantine cooking show debuts on HBO Max on Thursday.Though ramen may not seem like too complicated of a recipe, Gomez adorably has a little trouble following Kumai's instructions. And having an extra set of hands in the form of her friend, Raquelle Stevens, isn't exactly an advantage.
Settle in for this delightful sitcom that's the perfect mix of Friends and Fixer Upper. The eight-episode series follows five people who met at the singles table at a wedding and decide to buy a house together. Full of love, heartbreak and humor, Five Bedrooms is an ideal quarantine watch.
star leads this gonzo-style satire in the role of a social media–obsessed ride-hail driver who has a plan to go viral. Sasheer Zamata, , Kyle Mooney and also star in the thriller, which was executive produced by Drake and Future the Prince.
Max Reload and the Nether Blasters
This sci-fi flick picks up after a video game store clerk accidentally unleashes forces of evil into his small town by playing a cursed game. The reluctant hero teams up with his friends and a mysterious masked man to save his town before all of humanity pays the price.
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If you like... reading up on astrology, watch Your Daily Horoscope on Quibi.
Get some astrological guidance and plenty of laughs by streaming Quibi's animated series, which includes 12 episodes a day, one for each of the zodiac signs. You'll get a reading about love, life and work, as you watch the antics of the millennial zodiac characters who are working at a tech startup.
Shop Selena Gomez's Rainbow Knives From Her New Cooking Series 'Selena + Chef'
The breakout star of ‘Selena + Chef’ is a dazzling, chef quality $50 knife set.The “premium and eye catching knives set” from Marco Almond consist of stainless steel blades coated in titanium, which creates the rainbow effect. Paired with the teal blue ergonomic handles, the stylish knife set is not just a useful tool, it’s also a piece of decor that brightens up any kitchen. In Gomez’s case, her knife set pops in her largely neutral kitchen design, which shows how clean, slick and modern her space is.
REWIND OF THE WEEK
First Wives Club (1996)
Based on a novel of the same name,, and star in this classic comedy about three divorcées who seek revenge on their ex-husbands for leaving them for younger women. , and also appear in the flick.
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Video: The Twilight Zone's Executive Producers Showcase Key Season 2 Episodes (CBS Entertainment)
David Henrie says he was proud to see Selena Gomez 'take charge' as executive producer on his new movie 'This Is The Year' .
Henrie spoke to Insider about his directorial debut and reuniting with his "Wizards of Waverly Place" costar for the coming-of-age project."It's been incredible working with her because what the show did was really bond Selena and I like brother and sister and so over the years," Henrie told us.