Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Netflix NEWS 05.02.17



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

In the Shadow of Iris (May 1)
Netflix Distributed French Language Movie
Iris, young wife of a businessman, disappears in Paris. A mechanic with many debts is involved in a complicated case of deceptions and fetishes.
Watch the trailer 

Maria Bamford: Old Baby (May 2)

Netflix Comedy Special
Maria Bamford is know for her self-deprecating comedy involving jokes about depression and anxiety. She has a Netflix original show Lady Dynamite.
Watch the trailer

Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie (May 5) 
 
Netflix Original Movie
This Columbo style mystery-comedy features L.A. homicide detective Gene Handsome. He tries to make sense of his life and solve crime, except he's only good at one.
Watch the trailer 

Kazoops! Season 3 (2017)
Netflix Kids Series with ABC/Australia
A little boy with a big imagination and pet pig always find adventure.
Watch the trailer 

The Last Kingdom Season 2 (May 5) - Only available in the US, Canada, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Spain, Portugal
The Last Kingdom Season 1 Title Card
Netflix Original Series Continuation
An adaptation of Bernard Cromwell's novels, Uhtred, born a Saxon and raised Viking, fights Vikings and Saxons in a bid to reclaim his throne.
Read my review of Season 1

The Mars Generation (May 5)

Netflix Original Documentary
This looks at how close we are to landing on Mars. For centuries, the red planet has captured our imaginations. And today, the possibility of a manned mission to Mars has never been closer. Bill Nye, Neil deGrasse Tyson and a new generation of space enthusiasts come together to explore the potential of human life on Mars.
Watch the trailer

Sense8 Season 2 (May 5) 

Netflix Original Series - 10 episodes
In this show by the creators of The Matrix, the Wachowskis, eight strangers are mentally linked and can enter each others minds.
Read my season 1 review 
Watch the Season 2 trailer

Spirit Riding Free Season 1 (May 5) - Available in the United States, Canada, Latin America, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Nordics, Benelux, France
Netflix Kids Series
Based on the animated film, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, Spirit befriends a little girl named Lucky, transplanted from the city.  Lucky navigates this new world with her two new best friends, Pru and Abigail by her side. The trio embark on thrilling adventures, find genuine friendship, and discover what it means to be free!
Watch the trailer

Simplemente Manu NNa (May 5)
Netflix Comedy Special
This comedy special features Manu NNa, known for Drunk History.

Netflix Trailers
House of Cards Season 5 Trailer
Joshua: Teenager vs. Super Power Trailer

Netflix Previews/Videos
Anne with an E - Am I Talking Too Much Video Clip
Bill Nye Saves the World  - Bill Explains Stranger Things Video
Bill Nye Saves the World  - Bill Explains Gilmore Girls Video
Dear White People - Stay Woke Featurette Video
Anne with an E - On the Way to Green Gables Video Clip 
Okja - A Message from Lucy Mirando Video Clip 
Bill Nye Saves the World- Bill Tackles GMOs Video 

Netflix Announcements
Netflix is Now in China, partnering with leading streaming platform iQIYI
Fourth Adam Sandler-Netflix movie The Week of dated for 2018
El  Camino Christmas dark comedy with Tim Allen and Vincent D'Onofrio 
Juanita starring Alfre Woodard 
Ingobernable Season 2 Announcement
Netflix releases  localized Thai interface with subtitles & dubbing
13 Reasons Why in talks for Season 2 
Netflix Comissions Second German Series - Dogs of Berlin 
Hacker threatens, ransoms, then releases Season 5 episodes of Orange is the New Black 
You Get Me movie coming June 16 
Full List of Everything Coming & Going in May

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