Warner Bros. Home Entertainment
Releases Series and Documentary Programming
on Digital in May 2021
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release top programming from HBO’s preeminent content library on Digital in May 2021. A variety of engaging series and documentaries will be available throughout the month on varying release dates. Offerings include comedies, dramas and thought-provoking documentary films. Now viewers will have the opportunity to purchase more exceptional programs from the premium cable network to add to their own home entertainment library.
Crazy, Not Insane – Available to Own on Digital 5/1
Psychiatrist Dr. Dorothy Otnow Lewis has dedicated her career to the study of murderers, seeking answers to the question of why we kill. Directed and produced by Academy Award®-winner Alex Gibney (HBO’s “Agents of Chaos” and “The Inventor: Out For Blood in Silicon Valley”), this provocative documentary explores, like a scientific detective story, Dr. Lewis’s lifelong attempts to look beyond the grisly details of homicides into the hearts and minds of the killers themselves.
The Nevers – Available to Own on Digital 5/17
August, 1896. Victorian London is rocked to its foundations by a supernatural event which gives certain people – mostly women – abnormal abilities, from the wondrous to the disturbing. But no matter their particular “turns,” all who belong to this new underclass are in grave danger. It falls to mysterious, quick-fisted widow Amalia True (Laura Donnelly) and brilliant young inventor Penance Adair (Ann Skelly) to protect and shelter these gifted “orphans.” To do so, they will have to face the brutal forces determined to annihilate their kind.
Between the World and Me – Available to Own on Digital 5/20
BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME is a gripping adaption of the New York Times #1 bestselling book by Ta-Nehisi Coates and the Apollo stage performance of the same name. Originally adapted and staged by the Apollo Theater in 2018, this urgent story of hope and resilience combines elements of that production, including powerful readings from Coates’ book, and is directed by award-winning director and Apollo Theater Executive Producer Kamilah Forbes.
A Black Lady Sketch Show S2 – Available to Own on Digital 5/29
The second season of the Emmy® nominated sketch comedy series A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW features a core cast of Black women living relatable, hilarious experiences in a magical reality that subverts traditional expectations. Joining the cast this season are featured players Laci Mosley and Skye Townsend, and returning this season are core cast members Robin Thede, Gabrielle Dennis and Ashley Nicole Black. The new season will feature several celebrity guest stars, including executive producer Issa Rae (Emmy® and Golden Globe nominee for HBO’s “Insecure”), Gabrielle Union, Jesse Williams, Miguel, Skai Jackson, Laz Alonso, Omarion, Kim Wayans, Ayesha Curry, Lance Gross, Wunmi Mosaku and many more.
Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart – Available to Own on Digital 5/31
THE BEE GEES: HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART, a feature documentary directed by acclaimed filmmaker Frank Marshall (“Seabiscuit”, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”), chronicles the triumphs and hurdles of brothers Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb, otherwise known as the Bee Gees. The iconic trio, who found early fame in the 1960s, went on to write over 1,000 songs, including twenty #1 hits throughout their storied career. This film follows the Bee Gee’s meteoric rise as they rode the highs of fame and fortune, negotiated the vagaries of the ever-shifting music business and navigated the complexities of working so intimately alongside family.
Baby God – Available to Own on Digital 5/31
BABY GOD, from first-time director Hannah Olson and executive produced by Academy Award® nominees Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, is a shocking examination of the work of a Las Vegas fertility specialist and the many women he guided to pregnancy through use of his own sperm, often without their knowledge or consent. The documentary follows his newly-discovered offspring as they grapple with the scope of his misdeeds and the impact that his genes may have on their own identities.
Mare of Easttown – Available to Own on Digital 5/31
Starring Academy Award®, Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Kate Winslet, from creator Brad Ingelsby, with all episodes directed by Craig Zobel, comes the seven-part limited series focused on family and community, MARE OF EASTTOWN. Ingelsby returned to his home state of Pennsylvania to write the series, an exploration into the dark side of a close community and an authentic examination of how family and past tragedies can define our present. Winslet stars as Mare Sheehan, a small-town Pennsylvania detective who investigates a local murder as life crumbles around her.