The Family Man Season 2, Pitta Kathalu, To All The Boys 3: What's streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video in February
The February streaming calendar includes The Family Man on Amazon Prime Video, The Girl on the Train and Pitta Kathalu on Netflix.
It is the beginning of a new month again, which indicates that the digital calendar is brimming with new content, from romance, sci-fi fantasy to action extravaganzas.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the third instalment in the To All the Boys series debuts this February with To All the Boys: Always and Forever, starring Lana Condor and Noah Centineo. The return of Manoj Bajpayee's agent in Amazon's The Family Man is also one of the highlights in February's streaming picks, alongside Parineeti Chopra's intriguing Meera in Netflix's The Girl on the Train.
Time to mark the calendar, for we have collated a comprehensive list of content that is available to stream on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, ALTBalaji, among several others in February.
Firefly Lane - 3 February
Sarah Chalke and Katherine Heigl star in the Netflix series Firefly Lane, based on the bestseller of the same name from author Kristin Hannah.
The series will see Heigl play a magnetic, ambitious and loyal woman named Tully Hart. Chalke portrays Kate Mularkey, Tully's best friend and soulmate. The story follows Kate and Tully, who meet as young girls and become inseparable best friends throughout 30 years of ups and downs, successes and failures, depression and disappointments.
Malcolm & Marie - 5 February
Sam Levinson, the creator of HBO's Euphoria, brings two powerhouses, Zendaya and John David Washington for his Netflix film Malcolm & Marie. The film was shot last year in the middle of the pandemic with strict safety protocols and a small crew.
Here is the official synopsis: "When filmmaker Malcolm (Washington) and his girlfriend Marie (Zendaya), return home from a movie premiere and await his film’s critical response, the evening takes a turn as revelations about their relationship surface, testing the couple’s love."
Space Sweepers - 5 February
Space Sweepers, the South Korean space opera film stars Song Joong-ki, Kim Tae-ri, Jin Seon-kyu and Yoo Hae-jin. The film, directed by Jo Sung-hee, is regarded as the first Korean space blockbuster.
Set in 2092, Space Sweepers is about a crew on board of The Victory trying to escape the destruction of Earth.
To All The Boys: Always and Forever, Lara Jean - 12 February
The third and final chapter of Netflix's 2018 teen rom-com hit To All The Boys I've Loved Before marks the return of franchise stars Lana Condor and Noah Centineo as the fan favourites Lara Jean Covey and Peter Kavinsky in To All the Boys: Always and Forever, Lara Jean.
"As Lara Jean Covey prepares for the end of high school and the start of adulthood, a pair of life-changing trips leads her to reimagine what life with her family, friends, and Peter will look like after graduation," reads the film's official logline.
The threequel is releasing exactly one year after the second instalment To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You made it to Netflix.
I Care a Lot - 19 February
Starring Rosamund Pike and Peter Dinklage in the lead, I Care a Lot centres on a woman who makes her living through stealing from the elderly. She does so by deceiving judges into appointing her as their "legal guardian." The woman lands into trouble when her latest victim turns out to have ties to a powerful gangster.
The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2020.
Pitta Kathalu - 19 February
Netflix’s first Telugu anthology film Pitta Kathalu brings forth stories of four 'distinctly bold women', as stated by a press release. Directed by Tharun Bhascker, BV Nandini Reddy, Nag Ashwin and Sankalp Reddy, the anthology stars Eesha Rebba, Lakshmi Manchu, Amala Paul and Shruti Haasan in lead roles.
The Girl on the Train - 26 February
Parineeti Chopra leads this Bollywood adaptation of Paula Hawkin's 2015 thriller novel, which was earlier adapted into a Hollywood film, starring Emily Blunt.
The Girl on the Train follows the journey of Meera ( played by Chopra), who fixates on the apparently perfect lives of couples from afar during her daily commutes on the train. One day she witnesses something out of the ordinary which shocks her and takes her down a path of trying to unravel the truth behind what she saw.
Directed by Ribhu Dasgupta, the film also stars Aditi Rao Hydari, Kirti Kulhari, Avinash Tiwary and Tota Roy Choudhury.
Amazon Prime Video
The Family Man Season 2 - 12 February
The sequel of the action spy thriller marks the return of Manoj Bajpayee as Srikant Tiwari. This time Srikant, while struggling to balance his personal and professional life, will be pitted against a new nemesis, Raji, played by Samantha Akkineni.
Raj and D.K. have directed all episodes and co-written with Suman Kumar.
Bliss - 5 February
Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson will lead Amazon Prime Video's sci-fi drama Bliss. Written and directed by Mike Cahill, the film follows a recently divorced man, Greg (Wilson) who meets Isabel (Hayek), a woman living on the streets who believes that "the polluted broken world around them is not real and that they are living in a simulation inside of the beautiful, peaceful real world of bliss." Despite initial doubts, Greg soon feels that there may be some truth to Isabel's conspiracy theory.
The Map of Tiny Perfect Things - 12 February
Kathryn Newton and Kyle Allen play two teens stuck in a time loop in the trailer of The Map of Tiny Perfect Things. Mark (Allen) is in no rush to figure out his predicament, seemingly content to endlessly repeat the same day. Margaret (Newton) has the same idea, but soon their aspirations eventually clash.
The romcom is directed by Ian Samuels, who previously helmed Sierra Burgess Is a Loser. Lev Grossman wrote the screenplay, which is based on the short story of the same name.
Disney Plus Hotstar
1962: The War in The Hills - 26 February
Directed by Mahesh Manjrekar and starring Abhay Deol in the lead role, 1962: The War in The Hills, based on the 1962 Indo-China war, is the story of the valour of 115 Indian soldiers who braved a huge Chinese army.
LIVE Telecast - 12 Feb
Venkat Prabhu directs LIVE Telecast, a seven-episode series about a TV crew adamant on creating a superhit show, who come to realize that they are trapped in a house controlled by supernatural powers. Jeni, portrayed by actor Kajal Aggarwal is the director who believes that a reality show based on supernatural activities will work and soon becomes fixated with the idea of capturing a ghost on LIVE Television.
Dead Pigs - 12 February
Director Cathy Yan made her directorial debut with this Shanghai-set social satire about life in China against growing wealth inequality and social change set amidst a backdrop of globalisation. The film also won a jury prize at Sundance Film Festival in 2018.
Vivian Wu, Mason Lee, Zazie Beetz, Meng Li, Haoyu Yang, and David Rysdahl are part of the ensemble cast.
Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry - 26 February
Created by award-winning filmmaker RJ Cutler (The September Issue, The War Room, Nashville), Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry will an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into the life of the superstar and her whirlwind 2019 year.
The Snoopy Show - 5 February
AppleTV+'s The Snoopy Show, from Peanuts and WildBrain, features the lovable pup and his avian friend. The new series will consist of three, seven-minute cartoons based on the iconic comic series. The popular Peanuts characters to appear include Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Franklin, Schroeder and Peppermint Patty.
LSD - Love, Scandal & Doctors - 5 February
Starring Rahul Dev in the lead, the medical thriller will explore the themes of power, politics, nepotism and competition. The story revolves around five interns of a famous hospital who get caught up in a whodunit mystery after a suspicious murder. Whether they are saviours or traitors of life forms the story, as per the official plotline.
The cast also includes actors Punit J Pathak, Srishti Rindani, Siddharth Menon, Tanaya Sachdeva and Pulkit Makol. LSD: Love, Scandal and Doctors will be helmed by Saqib Pandor, who has previously served as an assistant director on Netflix series Sacred Games and Anurag Kashyap's Bombay Velvet.
Midway - 5 February
Directed by Roland Emmerich, the war film is based on the true events from the Battle of Midway, which was a decisive naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II which took place between 4 and 7 June 1942.
Midway stars Woody Harrelson, Dennis Quaid, Luke Evans, Luke Kleintank, Darren Criss, Aaron Eckhart, Jake Weber and Nick Jonas.
Lahore Confidential - 4 February
Lahore Confidential, is a spy thriller film starring Richa Chadha, Arunoday Singh, Karishma Tanna, and Khalid Siddiqui. The plot of the film revolves around Chadha, who essays the role of Ananya, a RAW Agent who’s sent to Pakistan on a mission.
Kunal Kohli, who has helmed Lahore Confidential, said the film will be a ‘refreshing watch’ with the element of ‘classic romance’.
Starring Prateik Babbar, Simran Kaur Mundi, Ashish Vidyarthi, Shiv Pandit, Gopal Datt, Asif Basra and Ruhii Singh, Virkar is billed as a crime thriller. It has been directed by Sajit Warrior and features Babbar as a police officer.
Runaway Lugai, written by Abir Sen Gupta and directed by Avinash Das, revolves around Rajnikant Sinha (Rajni), the only child of MLA Narendra Sinha. A pawn in his father’s political career, Rajni finds happiness in a bubbly girl Bulbul and gets married to her. But his life once again goes for a toss when Bulbul decides to runaway. The rest of the plot is centred around Rajni’s search for Bulbul. It stars Sanjay Mishra, Naveen Kasturia and Ruhi Singh.
Directed by Venkatesh Babu, Vadham stars Sruthi Hariharan, Vivek Rajgopal and Ashwathy Warrier among others. The synopsis reads as "Inspector Sakthi Pandian is determined to solve the murder of an influential businessman alongside an ‘all-women’ task force. The truth that she unravels as she digs deeper into the case tests her limits in ways unimaginable."
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