• "Awake" released Wednesday on Netflix
  • It is based on a "sleep deprivation pandemic"
  • "Skater Girl" is a sports drama set in rural India

Streaming platforms are coming up with an interesting set of new releases this weekend.

Considering the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, only limited movies are available in theaters, which include "The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It," "Spirit Untamed," "Tove," and "Raya and the Last Dragon."

The majority of the content is releasing online. Here's a list of new releases on Netflix, Disney+ and Paramount Plus:


The newly released sci-fi action movie is directed by Antoine Fuqua. It is streaming on Paramount+. The movie has Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mark Wahlberg, Dylan O'Brien and Sophie Cookson in key roles. The film is based on D. Eric Maikranz's novel titled "The Reincarnationist Papers."

Camellia Sisters

The royal Vietnamese drama premiered on Netflix on Thursday with English subtitles. The story revolves around three sisters, who seem perfect on the outside but are damaged emotionally. Soon tension rises between the sisters after a family treasure is stolen.

The movie stars Le Khanh, Kaity Nguyen, Hong Van, Khuong Le, Hoang Dung, Anh Dung, Si Nguyen and Huyng Kien.


The highly-anticipated television series released its first episode, titled "Glorious Purpose," on Wednesday. The series is streaming on Disney+ and it consists of 6 episodes. A new episode of the series will drop on every Wednesday and the final episode will premiere on July 14.

Kate Herron directed the series. It marks the first solo series of Tom Hiddleston, who portrayed the title role in the Marvel movies "Avengers," "Avengers: Endgame," "Thor: Ragnarok" and "Thor: The Dark World."

Skater Girl

If you are fond of sports dramas, then "Skater Girl" is a perfect fit for you. The teen drama is set in rural India. The movie dropped on Netflix on Friday and it stars Rachel Saanchita Gupta, Amy Maghera and Shafin Patel. It is a touching story of a teenage girl, who develops a passion for skateboarding. It is helmed by Manjari Makijany.


Mark Raso's "Awake" is a thriller about a "sleep deprivation pandemic" when humans' ability to sleep wipes out. It features Gina Rodriguez, Ariana Greenblatt, Shamier Anderson, Lucius Hoyos and Jennifer Jason Leigh. The film, penned by Gregory Poirier, dropped on Netflix on Wednesday.

If you have missed our last weekend's list, you can check it here.

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