Screen scene: New films, series to stream this week

In part four of the popular Spanish crime drama, the gang is in chaos. (Supplied)
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Updated 04 April 2020

Screen scene: New films, series to stream this week

Brooklyn Nine-Nine




It starrs Andy Samberg, Terry Crews and Andre Braugher. (Supplied)

Where: OSN Comedy

Mondays, 18:00

Catch up with the seventh season of this popular Emmy-winning cop comedy on OSN. NYPD detective Jake Peralta continues to demonstrate his crime solving chops and wind up his colleagues with his childish humor.

Coffee & Kareem




It starrs Ed Helms, Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Little Gardenhigh. (Supplied)

Where: Netflix

Helms plays police officer James Coffee in this action-comedy. Coffee is happy in his new relationship with Vanessa, but her son — Kareem — isn’t impressed. He tries to break them up by hiring thugs to take Coffee out. The plan goes badly wrong.

Money Heist




It starrs Ursula Corbero, Itziar Ituno, Alvaro Morte and Paco Tous. (Supplied)

Where: Netflix

In part four of the popular Spanish crime drama, the gang is in chaos. The Professor believes Lisbon to be dead (the gang use the names of cities instead of their real names). Meanwhile, Rio and Tokyo have blown up a tank and Nairobi is in serious trouble.

Nailed It!




It starrs Nicola Byer, Jacques Torres and some terrible bakers. (Supplied)

Where: Netflix

In an amusing twist on reality-TV baking shows, ‘Nailed It!’ invites

some shockingly bad home bakers to try and recreate edible masterpieces in front of the camera — competing for $10,000. The results are some of the ugliest food you’re ever going to see.

Sunderland Till I Die




It starrs Stewart Donald and Charlie Methven. (Supplied)

Where: Netflix

The second series of this compelling docuseries delving behind the scenes at Sunderland football club in the north of England. Can a new owner save the club?


Moroccan actor Youssef Kerkour receives BAFTA nomination

Youssef Kerkour is nominated for Best Male Comedy Performance for his role as Sami Ibrahim in the comedy series “Home.” (Instagram)
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Moroccan actor Youssef Kerkour receives BAFTA nomination

DUBAI: Moroccan actor Youssef Kerkour has landed a nomination for the 2020 British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA), the academy announced on Thursday, after the awards were postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The actor, who grew up in Rabat, is nominated for Best Male Comedy Performance for his role as Sami Ibrahim in the comedy series “Home.”

Kerkour, who is also known for roles in “Dracula,” “Redemption,” “Criminal” and “Marcella,” took to Twitter to thank his supporters. 

“Thank you all for your lovely messages this morning. It is a tremendous honor to be nominated in such stellar company,” the 41-year-old actor said.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

La famille MAISON @channel4 #home #season2

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The series, created by British writer and actor Rufus Jones, follows a middle-class London family who find a Syrian asylum seeker named Sami (Kerkour) hiding in their luggage while returning from holiday in France.

Kerkour’s tweet also paid tribute to Jones. 

“I must however say that there is a name missing IMO (in my opinion). That name is Rufus Jones. His writing will give you nominations,” he wrote.