Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Netflix NEWS 04.18.17



Netflix NEWS
Updates on Netflix original content releasing this week and the announcements from last week.
Netflix Originals Releasing Next Week

Lucas Brothers: On Drugs (April 18)
Netflix Original comedy Special
Brothers Kenny and Keith Lucas created the animated series Lucas Bros. Moving Co. (2014-2015) which features their animated counterparts. They cameoed on the Netflix Original series Lady Dynamite. They now get their own Netflix comedy special.

Bill Nye Saves the World Season 1 (April 21) 

Netflix Talk Show
Bill Nye's talk show focuses on the connection between science, pop culture, politics, and society.
Bill will tackle sex, global warming, GMO's, technology, and alternate medicine, with plenty of celebrity guests. 
Watch the Correspondents announcement clip 
Watch the trailer 

Girlboss Season 1 (April 21) 

Netflix Original Series - 13 episodes
Starring Britt Robertson, misfit Sophie's passion for fashion and selling vintage clothes on ebay leads to her owning her own multi-million dollar business and coping with being her own boss. The series in inspired by the book #Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso who founded the Nasty Gal brand.
Watch the teaser 
There's Never Enough TV Panel  
Watch the trailer

Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On (April 21)

Netflix Documentary Series - 6 episodes
This series explores technology's effect on sex. This is an extension of the Netflix documentary Hot Girls Wanted, that focused on web cam girls.
Watch the trailer

Man X Man Season 1 (April 21)

Netflix Distributed Korean Language Series - 16 episodes
The drama tells the story of Kim Seol Woo, who becomes a ghost bodyguard for a hidden star, the secret "men" who surround him, and their mysterious exploits.
Man x Man is Netflix's first simulcast of a Korean drama in over 20 languages ​​to millions of subscribers, available fore streaming simultaneously as it is broadcast, except in the United States and Korea.
In Korea, the series will be live on Netflix an hour after airing. In the United States, Man x Man will be in two parts, each part comprising eight episodes each.
Series announcement

The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show Season 4 (April 21) 
Netflix Kids Series
Mr. Peabody and his son Sherman host a TV variety show from their home with various historical figures.

Sand Castle (April 21)

Netflix Exclusive Movie
Set in 2003 Iraq during the second Gulf War, Private Matt Ocre must help a village of locals where anger and resentment fester. This stars Henry Cavill, Nicholas Hoult, and Tommy Flanagan. Matt is a machine gunner that must save a village in Iraq.
Watch the trailer 

Tales by Light Season 2 (April 21) Excludes Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Portugal, Africa
Netflix Exclusive Series
Follow photographers around the world as they capture the natural beauty of the world.

Tramps (April 21) 

Netflix Original Movie
A heist, a stolen briefcase, and a case of mistaken identity offers the chance for romance between two aspiring criminal in New York. Aspiring chef Danny is tasked by his brother to complete a job. Meet a man with a briefcase and exchange it for another one with a different man. Danny swaps the wrong bag.
Watch the trailer

Netflix Trailers
Lucas Brothers: On Drugs Trailer
Dear White People Season 1 Trailer 
Tramps Trailer

Netflix Previews/Videos
Orange is the New Black Season 5 - First Look Video - Debuts June 9
Sand Castle Fix Your Water Problem video clip - Debuts April 21
The Great Animal Sidekicks Video - from Anastasia, Disney's Tarzan, Balto, Ferngully: The Last Rainforest, Animaniacs
Lucas Brothers: On Drugs - How to Solve Police Brutality Video 
Adam Sandler gets Chelsea Handler ready for Season 2 of Chelsea 
Mystery Science Theater 3000 watches Stranger Things 
Lucas Brothers: On Drugs - Pay Inequality in America

Netflix Announcements
The Meyerowitz Stories movie arriving late 2017
Netflix picks up 12 part Baby documentary series
Strong Island movie arriving fall 2017 
Grace and Frankie renewed for Season 4 in 2018, Lisa Kudrow to guest star
Netflix picks up Alex Strangelove 
Bloodline Season 3 Date Announcement - May 26

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