Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Netflix NEWS 04.25.17



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

The 101-Year-Old Man Who Skipped Out on the Bill and Disappeared (April 25) - Excludes Nordics, Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Japan
Netflix Distributed Swedish Language Movie
The 101 year old man Allan Karlsson goes through Europe in search for a Russian soda recipe he lost during the early 70s. Unfortunately, he is not the only one who is looking for it.
Watch the trailer

Vir Das: Abroad Understanding (April 25) 
Netflix Comedy Special
Vir Das is an Indian Bollywood comedian. This special is from is world tour.

Before I Wake (April 28) - Only in UK, Ireland, Nordics, France
Netflix Distributed Movie
Not in the U.S. Still mourning the death of their son, Mark and Jessie welcome foster child Cody into their lives. Soon they discover he has a strange ability. His dreams, and nightmares, become real. Stars Thomas Jane,Kate Bosworth, and Jacob Tremblay.
Watch the trailer

Casting JonBenét (April 28)

Netflix Original Documentary
This documentary focuses on the sensational unsolved murder case of six year old beauty queen JonBenét Ramsey in 1996. This documentary auditions local actors, revealing their memories of the case.
Watch a Clip 
Date Announcement 
Watch the trailer

Las Chicas Del Cable (Cable Girls) Season 1 (April 28) 
Netflix Original Spanish Language Series - 16 episodes
This series will be filmed in Spain. It follows four women hired as switchboard operators for Spain's only telephone company in the 1920's. Jealousy, envy, and betrayal follow dreams for success.
Season 2 has already been confirmed.
Watch the teaser 
Watch the trailer

Dear White People Season 1 (April 28) 

Netflix Original Series - 10 episodes
Based on Justin Simien's film of the same name, this focuses on racial tensions as students of color attend a predominantly white Ivy league school.
Date Announcement clip 
Watch the trailer

Rodney King (April 28)

Netflix Special
Spike Lee directs this one man show starring Roger Guenveur Smith. Smith has been performing the play for four years.
The air date coincides with the 25th anniversary of the acquittals of the four LAPD officers who were videotaped beating King in 1991. The acquittals sparked three days of Rioting that left 53 dead.
Watch the trailer

Small Crimes (April 28)

Netflix Original Movie
After serving time for the attempted murder of a District Attorney, disgraced former cop Joe Denton (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) is caught between a crooked sheriff, the vengeful DA, and a mafia kingpin who knows too much.
Watch the trailer 

Netflix Trailers
Vir Das: Abroad Understanding Trailer
The Keepers Trailer 
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 3 Trailer 
Maria Bamford: Old Baby Trailer

Netflix Previews/Videos
Sand Castle - Coming From Everywhere video
Behind the Tunes of Cournety Clarke video 
New in May Highlight Video 
What is a Girlboss? Video
Sand Castle - School Help Video 
Bloodline Summary Video

Netflix Announcements
F is for Family Season 2 returns May 30
Norm Macdonald: Hitler's Dog, Gossip & Trickery comedy special coming May 19 
Carmen Sandiego animated series in 2019
Netflix surpasses 100 million global subscribers
Flaked Season 2 returns June 2
The Bonus Family Swedish Language series coming in 2017 
Maria Bamford: Old Baby Comedy Special coming May 2
Sahara coming May 12
Mindhorn coming May 12
Laerte-se coming May 19
Disjointed Season 1 coming August 25
The Legend of the Monkey Season 1 began production 
Netflix Borrowing $1 Billion from non-U.S. lenders for original programming 
Netflix Lands Scottish epic Outlaw King

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