The best new TV and films on Amazon Prime in May

Tuesday, 1st May 2018, 11:09 am
Updated Tuesday, 1st May 2018, 11:09 am

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Amazon Prime makes a further foray into sporting documentaries this month, plus we have the return of a German cyber-thriller.

Here's everything coming to the video streaming service in May.

As Good As It Gets?

What is it? A documentary about rugby league side Leeds Rhinos narrated by Neville Longbottom from Harry Potter (or at least, the actor that played him). As Good As It Gets? promises a gripping look at the team's ‘Golden Generation’, and their 2015 battle for a historic treble.

Matthew Lewis - long term Rhinos fan - narrates, and those in Leeds get a chance to see the film on the big screen over the early May bank holiday.

When can I watch it? May 14

You Are Wanted

What is it? The German cyber-thriller returns to Prime for a second series, once again following the story of Lukas Franke. In the first series, Franke found himself a victim of a hacking attack, his information altered to frame him as the masterminded behind a Berlin-wide blackout.

He's still struggling to prove his innocence, and with the authorities on his case and suspecting him to be a terrorist, the young hotel manager must go on the run from the head of the U.S. Cyber Command.

When can I watch it? May 18

Continuing series

Into the Badlands (Season 3)

The martial arts series about a warrior and a young boy who journey through a dangerous feudal land together seeking enlightenment is back for a third series, with new episodes every Monday.

American Idol (Season 16)

The US’ answer to The X Factor continues with Katy Perry and Lionel Richie among the judges. New episodes every Tuesday.

The Crossing

The Crossing sees refugees from a war-torn country seek asylum in a small American fishing town, only the country these people are from is America – and the war they are fleeing hasn’t happened yet. New episodes on Tuesdays.

Famous in Love (Season 2)

Famous in Love stars Bella Thorne as a college student who rockets to superstardom after landing a breakout role in a big-budget blockbuster. New episodes every Wednesday.

Hap and Leonard (Season 3)

The dark comedy drama set in East Texas in 1989 continues with new episodes on Wednesday as the titular pair track down a missing woman in the Klan-infested town of Grovetown.

Life in Pieces (Season 3)

The comedy about a family and their awkward milestone moments brings us new episodes on Thursday.

Taken

The series that serves as a prequel to the Liam Neeson films of the same name continues with new episodes every Friday.

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