This weekend, Johnny Depp stars as an eccentric, mustachioed art dealer in the action-comedy "Mortdecai," Jennifer Aniston grapples with chronic pain and tragedy in "Cake," the pirate adventure series "Black Sails" returns for Season 2 this Saturday at 9 p.m. ET on STARZ, and Blake Shelton hosts and performs on "Saturday Night Live" at 11:30 p.m. ET on NBC.

Weekend Watchlist: Mortdecai, Cake, Black Sails, SNL


Also in theaters this weekend:
  • "The Boy Next Door" stars Jennifer Lopez as a recently divorced teacher whose one night affair with her student (Ryan Guzman) turns obsessive and dangerous.
  • In "Black Sea," a submarine captain (Jude Law) takes a job with a shadowy backer that takes him to the depths of the Black Sea for a submarine rumored to be loaded with gold.
  • From the mind of George Lucas, "Strange Magic" (animation) follows goblins, elves, fairies and imps on their misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion.
  • Written and directed by Xavier Dolan, "Mommy" follows a widowed single mother who finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into her and her violent son's home.
  • Documentary "Red Army" tells the story of the Soviet Union's famed Red Army hockey team through the eyes of its captain, Slava Fetisov.


Also on TV this weekend:
  • "Backstrom" stars Rainn Wilson as a brilliant but offensive detective (FOX, 9p ET Thursday).
  • "King of the Nerds" returns for a third season of competition (TBS, 9p ET Friday).
  • "VH1 Storytellers" live broadcasts Ed Sheeran's performance from Dublin (VH1, 7p ET Sat.).
  • "21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards" airs live from Los Angeles (TNT/TBS, 8p ET Sun.).
  • "Sons of Liberty" is a miniseries set during the American Revolution (HIST, 9p ET Sunday).

Mortdecai
R2015
Based on 21 critics

A debonair art dealer searches for a stolen painting that could lead to a fortune in Nazi gold. Read More

Cake
R2014
Based on 38 critics

A woman who has chronic pain seeks out the widower of a support-group member who killed herself. Read More