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New on Amazon Prime this week: ‘Mirzapur’ Season 2, ‘Borat’ sequel and more

Sacha Baron Cohen in the ‘Borat’ sequel  

Starting October 23, Amazon Prime debuts the returning season of Mirzapur starring Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Divyenndu, Shweta Tripathi Sharma, Rasika Dugal, Harshita Shekhar Gaur, Sheeba Chaddha, Rajesh Tailang in the lead roles. Mirzapur 2 promises a journey into the stylish yet rustic world, where crime, drugs and violence rule and one needs to fight to survive. The sequel of the show will also feature Vijay Varma, Amit Sial, Priyanshu Painyuli, and Isha Talwar.

Starting October 21, stream the digital premiere of 2019’s science-fiction thriller Captive State, the story of a young man who participates in a conspiracy to rebel against an alien race that has invaded Earth and forced strict martial law on all humans. Written and directed by Rupert Wyatt, the film stars John Goodman, Ashton Sanders and Jonathan Majors in pivotal roles. This sci-fi thriller will definitely leave viewers in a Captive State, offering an incredibly reveting alien invasion action with ambitious political undertones.

On October 23 comes Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime. The film starring Sacha Baron Cohen and Irina Nowak in the lead roles is a follow-up film to the 2006 comedy centering on the real-life adventures of a fictional Kazakh television journalist named Borat.

Highlights of the week

Captive State: October 21

New on Amazon Prime this week: ‘Mirzapur’ Season 2, ‘Borat’ sequel and more

Set in a Chicago neighborhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extraterrestrial force, 'Captive State' explores the lives on both sides of the conflict - the collaborators and the dissidents.

Mirzapur 2: October 23

New on Amazon Prime this week: ‘Mirzapur’ Season 2, ‘Borat’ sequel and more

The world of Mirzapur has become more about power, politics and revenge. It is about conspiracies and people double-crossing each other while carrying guns that they won’t hesitate to use. This season doesn’t stay confined to the violent world of Mirzapur; it takes us to the power corridors where a nexus between politics and criminals prevails.

This season also takes us to a land beyond Mirzapur, a place which has its own set of violent and powerful families running various illegal businesses. The women of Mirzapur have become bolder and more complex. They will not hesitate in using any means to achieve their goals. Who will win in the end? Is there any one left to challenge the Tripathis?

Borat 2: October 23

New on Amazon Prime this week: ‘Mirzapur’ Season 2, ‘Borat’ sequel and more

The follow-up film to the 2006 comedy centering on the real-life adventures of a fictional Kazakh television journalist named Borat. The film starring Sacha Baron Cohen and Irina Nowak in the lead roles, is directed by Jason Woliner.

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