1 of 5 | Eddie Murphy stars in "You People," streaming Friday on Netflix. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo
Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Culture-clash comedy You People, true crime film Hoax: The Kidnapping of Sherri Papini, comedy series Shrinking and nature documentary Frozen Planet II are among the movies and TV shows coming to streaming services this weekend.
In addition, romantic comedy Shotgun Wedding, supernatural adventure series Lockwood & Co., thriller series The Snow Girl, reality series 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way and musical special Next at the Kennedy Center: The Roots Residency also make their streaming debuts.
Here's a rundown of some of the movies and TV shows coming to streaming platforms this weekend.
'Shotgun Wedding' -- Prime Video
Jennifer Lopez and Josh Duhamel star in romantic comedy/adventure film Shotgun Wedding, streaming Friday on Prime Video. The pair play a couple whose destination wedding is thrown into chaos when the entire party is taken hostage by pirates. The film, written by Mark Hammer and directed by Jason Moore, also stars Jennifer Coolidge, Sonia Braga, Cheech Marin, Selena Tan, D'Arcy Carden, Callie Hernandez, Desmin Borges, Steve Coulter and Lenny Kravitz.
Jennifer Lopez attends the premiere "Shotgun Wedding" at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on January 18, 2023. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo
'Hoax: The Kidnapping of Sherri Papini' -- Lifetime
True-crime thriller Hoax: The Kidnapping of Sherri Papini airs Saturday on Lifetime and will be available the following day on the network's streaming app. The film stars Jamie King as Sherri Papini, a wife and mother who went missing for 22 days in 2016 and turned up at the side of a highway with her face bruised, her wrists and ankles chained and her hair cut. Over the course of an investigation, police determined she had never been held against her will and had actually spent those three weeks with an ex-boyfriend at his California cabin. The movie also features Matt Hamilton, Lossen Chambers, Andy Thompson and Arpad Balogh.
'You People' -- Netflix
Cultures clash in comedy film You People, streaming Friday on Netflix. The film stars Jonah Hill as a man who wants to marry his girlfriend (Lauren London), but first he has to make a good impression on her parents, played by Eddie Murphy and Nia Long. The film, directed by Kenya Barris and co-written by Hill and Barris, also features Julia Louis-Dreyfus, David Duchovny, Sam Jay, Elliot Gould, Travis Bennett, Molly Gordon, Rhea Perlman, Deon Cole, Andrea Savage, Mike Epps, Emily Arlook, La La Anthony and Bryan Greenberg.
'Shrinking' -- Apple TV+
Jason Segel plays a therapist whose own grief leads him to change his entire approach in Shrinking, a new series premiering its first two episodes Friday on Apple TV+. The series, created by Segel, Brett Goldstein and Bill Lawrence, also stars Harrison Ford as a fellow therapist and mentor attempting to help Segel's character deal with the death of his wife. Jessica Williams, Christa Miller and Michael Urie also star.
'Lockwood & Co.' -- Netflix
A trio of teenage ghost hunters do battle with malevolent spirts, as well as their adult competitors, in Lockwood & Co., a new series streaming Friday on Netflix. The series, based on the Jonathan Stroud book series of the same name, sees young psychic Lucy Carlyle (Ruby Stokes) joining the agency run by Anthony Lockwood (Cameron Chapman) and George Karim (Ali Hadji-Heshmati) to take on evil spirits. Ivanno Jeremiah, Luke Treadaway, Morven Christie, Jemma Moore, Jack Bandeira and Ben Crompton also star.
'The Snow Girl' -- Netflix
Spanish thriller series The Snow Girl streams Friday on Netflix. The series stars Milena Smit as Miren, a burgeoning journalist attempting to solve the mystery of a young girl's disappearance with help from colleague Eduardo (José Coronado). Aixa Villagrán, Tristán Ulloa, Loreto Mauleón, Julián Villagrán, Raúl Prietom and Javier Castillo also star. The show is written by Jesús Mesas and Javier Andrés Roig and directed by David Ulloa and Laura Alvea.
'90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way' -- TLC, TLC.com, Discovery+ app
Six couples will put their love to the test in 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way, which airs Sunday at 8 p.m. EST on TLC and streams on TLC.com and the Discovery+ app. Daniele and Yohan, who previously appeared in 90 Day Fiancé: Love In Paradise, return to the franchise along with five other couples faced with major decisions that will test their bonds.
'Frozen Planet II' -- BBC America, AMC+
Frozen Planet II, a sequel series to 2011 BBC documentary Frozen Planet, will air its first episode Saturday at 8 p.m. EST on BBC America and will stream on AMC+ at the same time. The series, narrated by naturalist David Attenborough, takes viewers on a tour of the wildlife native to the Arctic and Antarctic, as well as some of the other coldest habitats on Earth. The series features "Take Me Back Home," a song co-written by Camila Cabello and Hans Zimmer.
'Saturday Night Live' -- NBC, Peacock
Michael B. Jordan hosts this weekend's episode of Saturday Night Live, airing Saturday night on NBC and streaming the following day on Peacock. Lil Baby is slated to serve as musical guest.
'Next at the Kennedy Center: The Roots Residency' -- PBS
Hip-hop legends The Roots perform selections from their catalog and give candid interviews in Next at the Kennedy Center: The Roots Residency, airing Friday on PBS and streaming the same day on PBS.org and the PBS app. The special episode of Next at the Kennedy Center also features performances from Durand Bernarr, India Shawn and Ezy Truth, as well as interviews with Simone Eccleston, Jasmine Martin, the Rev. Al Sharpton and Devin Allen.