Testament: The Story of Moses and 5 Netflix new releases to check out this Easter weekend, Mar. 29-31

Netflix offers an assortment of options to watch for Easter weekend!

Testament: The Story of Moses. Cr: Netflix.
Testament: The Story of Moses. Cr: Netflix. /

A holiday weekend is upon us and for many that means extra time to relax and spend time with loved ones. Whether you're celebrating Easter or not, you're bound to have some downtime over the next few days, so why not check out something new to watch on Netflix?

From a gripping new docudrama to some old favorites, Netflix has some great content releasing for subscribers this weekend!

Testament: The Story of Moses. Cr: Netflix. /

Testament: The Story of Moses

  • Episodes: 3
  • Narrated by: Charles Dance
  • Rating: TV-14 (fear, violence)

Netflix's latest historical docudrama is a three-part epic chronicling the redemption of Moses. Once an outcast and murderer, Moses embarked on a journey that saw him emerge as a liberator and prophet. Game of Thrones star Charles Dance narrates this intriguing series helmed by director Benjamin Ross. Like previous Netflix docudramas, Testament: The Story of Moses seamlessly weaves together dramatized moments with expert interviews.

Vikings (2013-2020)

  • Seasons: 6 (89 episodes)
  • Cast: Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Jessalyn Gilsig, Gustaf Skarsgård, Gabriel Byrne, George Blagden, Donal Logue, Alyssa Sutherland, Linus Roache, and Alexander Ludwig

While we wait for the highly-anticipated third and final season of Vikings: Valhalla, Netflix subscribers will soon be treated to the saga that started it all when all six seasons of the History Channel series Vikings arrive on Saturday, March 30. Travis Fimmel stars as the legendary Ragnar Lothbrok, considered the greatest hero of his age. Throughout the series' 89 episodes, we get to watch as Ragnar ascends the ranks to become the King of the Viking tribes alongside his brothers and family.

The Accountant (2016)

  • Runtime: 2 hours 7 minutes
  • Cast: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J. K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor, and John Lithgow
  • Rating: R (strong violence and language throughout)

This Ben Affleck thriller from 2016 has been very popular on Netflix lately, even claiming the no. 1 spot on Netflix's overall Top 10 list. In The Accountant, Affleck plays a mathematics savant named Christian Wolff who works for criminal organizations while keeping an everyday job as a CPA as his cover. But when a Treasury agent (J.K. Simmons) catches onto his scent, Wolff takes on a legitimate company as a client and uncovers a dangerous secret.

IS IT CAKE? (2024)
IS IT CAKE? Mikey Day in episode 4 of IS IT CAKE? Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2024 /

Is It Cake? season 3

  • Episodes: 8
  • Host: Mikey Day
  • Rating: TV-PG (language, suggestive dialogue)

The zany Netflix baking show Is It Cake? returns for a third season and features many celebrity guest judges tasked with trying to pick the "real" cake out of a group of identical looking items. Featuring a talented group of bakers, Is It Cake? is the perfect kind of mindless fun you might be looking for this weekend and a joy for the entire family to watch.

The Hunger Games movies

Yes, you read that correctly! All of The Hunger Games movies are returning to Netflix this weekend on Sunday, March 31! Well, with the exception of the latest movie, The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes. But you will be able to revisit The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay Parts 1 and 2. Whether you've seen the films before or you're considering rewatching them, this dystopian YA series is still incredibly popular even over a decade since the first book was published.

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