Loot Season 2 to Farrey: OTT releases for this week – Take a look

The latest OTT releases are on various platforms like Netflix, Disney+, Amazon Prime, Apple TV and more. Check it out.

It’s time for a weekly update on the latest OTT releases, and the next seven days will contain the ideal mix of films and TV episodes to satisfy all of your bingeing requirements.

Alizeh Agnihotri stars in Farrey, a high school thriller produced by Salman Khan Films; Andrew Scott plays Tom Ripley in a new limited series based on Patricia Highsmith’s novels; and Colin Farrell leads Sugar, a contemporary detective story set in Los Angeles that pays homage to classic spy stories.


Loot season 2 (April 3) on Apple TV+

Loot returns for a second season, following the lives of Molly Wells (Maya Rudolph), a newly independent billionaire negotiating the complications of her charity pursuits and personal development. After resolving her turbulent divorce, Molly devotes herself to her philanthropic organisation, the Wells Foundation, delving deeper into humanitarian work and swearing to avoid new personal relationships. She is joined on her travels by her loyal assistant Nicholas (Joel Kim Booster), who ensures Molly’s desires are realised during her reinvention.


Crooks (April 4) on Netflix

Crooks is a German crime drama series set in Berlin, where Charly, a family guy trying to live a peaceful life, finds his past catching up with him. Old associates endanger his family’s safety, prompting him to commit a heist to take a precious coin. The story takes a dramatic turn when Charly and Joseph, a clan driver from Vienna, become involved in a gunfight, propelling the couple on a risky journey across Europe to protect their families.


Wish (April 3) on Disney+Hotstar

Wish is set in the magical country of Rosas and follows 17-year-old Asha, whose quest to become King Magnifico’s apprentice leads her to question his reign and expose his dishonest tactics. Desperate for aid to rescue her home, she makes a powerful wish that creates Star, a magical and sentient celestial entity. This odd couple embarks on an epic quest to resist the king’s tyranny, uncovering secrets, forming allies, and fighting the forces that threaten their planet.


How to Date Billy Walsh (April 5) on Amazon Prime 

This British romantic comedy focuses on best friends Amelia (Charithra Chandran) and Archie (Sebastian Croft). The latter harbours secret affections for Amelia, but just as he is about to disclose, Amelia falls for the new student, Billy Walsh, played by Tanner Buchanan. Archie’s attempts to keep Billy and Amelia away only push them closer, jeopardising their bond.


The Tearsmith (April 4) on Netflix

Based on Erin Doom’s blockbuster novel Fabbricante di lacrime, The Tearsmith follows Nica and Rigel, two orphans with tragic pasts who form a close bond after being adopted by the same family. Set amid the gloomy confines of the Grave orphanage, they are tormented by the legend of the Tearsmith, a mysterious entity who is claimed to manufacture people’s worries and concerns. As they enter maturity, they must confront their deepest fears and the prospect of love, which both unites and divides them.


Farrey (April 5) on Zee5

Farrey’s riveting thriller follows Niyati, a brilliant girl from a low-income family who receives a scholarship to a top institution. Her life is plunged into unexpected darkness when she becomes entangled in a cheating scandal, assisting a wealthy but academically poor classmate during examinations. This plot navigates the complicated layers of ambition, morality, and survival, delving into the implications of decisions made under pressure.


Ripley (April 4) on Netflix

This series delves into the dark and complex life of Tom Ripley (Andrew Scott), a grifter in 1960s New York. Hired by a wealthy man, Ripley’s mission to persuade a carefree son to return home from Italy swiftly devolved into a sophisticated web of deception, fraud, and murder. The series is an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novels, following Ripley’s machinations and the high social circles he infiltrates. Dakota Fanning and Johnny Flynn play crucial parts.


Scoop (April 5) on Netflix

Scoop dives into the behind-the-scenes efforts to arrange Prince Andrew’s 2019 BBC interview, with an emphasis on discussions with Buckingham Palace to reveal the Royal family’s ties to Jeffrey Epstein. It stars Gillian Anderson, Rufus Sewell, Billie Piper, and Keeley Hawes and depicts the pivotal interview that sparked public outrage and had far-reaching consequences for Prince Andrew.


Parasyte: The Grey (April 5) on Netflix

Parasyte: The Grey is a South Korean original series about parasitic life forms that take over human hosts to gain power and build their own coalitions on the globe. The story follows the human fight against these entities, focusing on Jeong Su-in, a woman who coexists with a parasite, Seol Kang-woo, who searches for his missing sister by tracking down these creatures, and Choi Jun-kyung, the leader of Team Grey who is dedicated to eradicating the parasites after losing her husband to them.