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What to broadcast this weekend: “King Richard”, “Cowboy Bebop”

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‘King Richard’ star Will Smith attends the ‘Gemini Man’ premiere on October 6, 2019. File Photo by Jim Ruymen / UPI | License photo

November 19 (UPI) – Will Smith plays the father of Venus and Serena Williams in king richard, a classic animated series comes to life on Netflix Cowboy Bebop and Cardi B is hosting the 2021 American Music Awards this weekend.

Additionally, Rosamund Pike stars in Amazon’s adaptation of the fantasy novel series The wheel of time, Andrew Garfield plays theater composer Jonathan Larson in Tic, Tic … Boom! and WWE presents its Survivor Series Event.

Here’s a look at some of the movies and TV shows slated for release this weekend.

Movies

“King Richard” – HBO Max

Will Smith plays Richard Williams, father of tennis greats Venus and Serena Williams in king richard, which arrives on HBO Max Friday. Richard Williams cultivates their talent and teaches his daughters how to make angry faces in the film. Demi Singleton stars as Serena Williams with Saniyya Sidney as Venus Williams. Reinaldo Marcus Green is Director

“Tic, Tic … Boom!” “–Netflix

Andrew Garfield plays the part of the Jonathan Larson theater composter Tic, Tic … Boom!, which will air Friday on Netflix. The film is based on the semi-autobiographical musical comedy of the real Larson, who died aged 35 in 1996. The film is the directorial debut of Lin-Manuel Miranda and also stars Vanessa Hudgens, Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesús, Joashua Henry, Judith Light and Bradley Whitford.

TV

“The wheel of time” – Amazon

Rosamund Pike stars in this live-action adaptation of bestselling author Robert Jordan Wheel of time fantasy series, which debuts Friday with three episodes on Amazon Prime Video. Pike’s Moiraine takes five young villagers under its wing, believing that one of them can fulfill an ancient prophecy. Also on the bill are Daniel Henney, Josha Stradowski, Barney Harris, Marcus Rutherford, Madeleine Madden and Zoë Robins.

‘The Great’ Season 2 – Hulu

Elle Fanning (Catherine the Great) and Nicholas Hoult (Emperor Peter III) return for season 2 of Great, which will air Friday on Hulu. Catherine and Peter are at war for the throne, while Catherine is pregnant with her child in the second season. Phoebe Fox, Sacha Dhawan, Charity Wakefield, Gwilym Lee, Adam Godley, Douglas Hodge, Belinda Bromilow, Bayo Gbadamosi and more stars.

“Cowboy Bebop” – Netflix

Classic animated series Cowboy Bebop goes live in this new adaptation, which arrives on Netflix on Friday. John Cho plays the suave bounty hunter Spike Spiegel who teams up with ex-cop Jet Black (Mustafa Shakir) and con artist Faye Valentine (Daniella Pineda) to hunt down dangerous criminals across the solar system, at the right price. Alex Hassell and Elena Satine are also on the bill.

“2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony” – HBO

HBO presents the 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, which airs Saturday at 8 p.m. EST. Tina Turner, Carole King, Jay-Z, The Go-Goes. Foo Fighters and LL Cool J are expected to be inducted, along with Music Director Clarence Avant. Presenters and performers include Paul McCartney, HER, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, Lionel Richie, Mickey Guyton, Christina Aguilera, Angela Bassett and Drew Barrymore.

“Saturday Night Live” with Simu Liu, Saweetie – NBC

Shang-Chi star Simu Liu hosts the latest installment of Saturday Night Live for the first time, which airs Saturday at 11:30 p.m. EST. The actor will be joined by Saweetie as a musical guest.

“American Music Awards” – ABC

Cardi B is hosting the 49th Annual American Music Awards, which airs Sunday at 8 p.m. EST on ABC. Olivia Rodrigo tops All Artists with seven nominations, including Artist of the Year and New Artist of the Year. Bad Bunny, Megan Thee Stallion, Carrie Underwood, Diplo, Måneskin, Mickey Guyton, Tyler, The Creator and many more are about to happen.

‘WWE Survivor Series’ – Peacock

Raw and Smack down collide at the annual WWE Survivor Series event, which airs Sunday at 8 p.m. EST on Peacock in the US. International fans can stream the event through the WWE Network. Universal Champion Roman Reigns takes on WWE Champion Big E. Raw Women’s Champion Becky Lynch will also take on her rival, SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair.