Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Netflix NEWS 12.19.17

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

Hello, My Twenties! Season 2 (December 18)

Netflix Distributed Korean Language Series - 14 episodes
With different personalities, life goals and taste in men, five female college students become housemates in a shared residence called Belle Epoque.

Indian Detective Season 1 (December 19)

Netflix Distributed Mini-series - 4 episodes
In his first starring role, Russell Peters, a Canadian of Indian descent, plays Doug D’Mello in this comedy series, a Toronto cop who unexpectedly finds himself investigating a murder in his parents’ Indian homeland. The investigation leads Doug to uncover a dangerous conspiracy involving David Marlowe (William Shatner), a billionaire property developer, while dealing with his own ambivalence toward a country where, despite his heritage, he is an outsider.
Watch the trailer 

Russell Howard: Recalibrate (December 19)

Netflix Comedy Special
Howard is an English comedian, television and radio presenter, and actor, best known for his TV show Russell Howard's Good News and the satirical BBC panel show Mock the Week.
Watch the trailer

La Casa de Papel Season 1 (December 20)

Netflix Distributed Spanish Language Series - 15 episodes
A group of very peculiar robbers take the royal mint of Spain hostage for the perfect robbery.

Peaky Blinders Season 4 (December 21) - Only in United States
Netflix Exclusive Series  with BBC Two- 6 episodes
This series follows the exploits of the Peaky Blinders gang led by Tommy Shelby after World War I in Birmingham, England. In season three, Tommy is out of the alleys and into a mansion, but he's still a gangster.
The show was renewed for a 4th and 5th season on May 2016. 
Season 4 begins with Tommy receiving a mysterious letter on Christmas Eve, leading him to realize the Peaky Blinders are in danger of. As enemies closes in a desperate fight for survival ensures.  
Adrien Brody and Aidan Gillen join the cast. Tom Hardy returns. 
Read my Season 3 review - It depends
Season 4 trailer 

72 Dangerous Animals: Latin America Season 1 (December 22) 
Netflix Distributed Series
Get an up-close look at Latin America's deadly creatures in this series that features interviews with wildlife experts and survivors of attacks.

Bright (December 22)

Netflix Original Movie
Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, and Noomi Rapace star in this supernatural cop thriller where orcs and elves co-exist with humans. Two LAPD cops Daryl Ward (Smith) and orc Nick Jacoby (Edgerton) are forced to work together to retrieve a powerful weapon.
Directed by David Ayer, principle filming was completed at the beginning of February and a teaser was released.
Writer Max Landis discusses the movie
Teaser Video
Watch the trailer 
Watch the Ward and Jakoby Featurette video 
Watch trailer #2 
Soundtrack - Bastille: World Gone Made - Behind the Scenes
Calling all Will Smiths  
Behind the Scenes - Machine Gun Kelly: Home  

Dope Season 1 (December 22)

Netflix Distributed Series
Filmed from the perspectives of dealers, users and the police, ride along for an uncompromising look at the lives of those who sell, use, and wage a war on drugs in the U.S. and Mexico.

Fuller House Season 3 Part 2 (December 22)
Netflix Original Series - 9 episodes
DJ Tanner-Fuller lives with her sister Stephanie and best friend Kimmy and their kids in this spin off of sit-com Full House.
Season 3 is split into two parts airing September 22 and December 22.
Read my Season 1 review - It depends
Season 3 Announcement
Date Announcement 
Watch the trailer  
Season 3 Part 2 Date Announcement

The Toys that Made Us Season 1 (December 22)

Netflix Original Documentary Series - 8 episodes
This series explores famous toys in the '80s, including Star Wars, GI Joe, Transformers, Barbie, He-Man, Star Trek, Hello Kitty, and Lego blocks.
Netflix Trailers
Shot in the Dark Season 1 trailer
Bright trailer #3 
Christmas Inheritance trailer 
Rotten Documentary Series trailer 
The Polka King trailer

Netflix Previews & Videos
The Punisher - Inside Featurette video
Ozark - How to be a Criminal with Ruth Langmore 
New to US Netflix in January highlight video 
Bright Netflix Movie Hotline video 
New Years Eve Countdown preview video 
The Crown Suez Crisis Featurette video 
Trollhunters Season 2 Exclusive Clip video 
Bright - They Don't Teach That at the Academy video 
Bright - Magic Wand Dos and Dont's video
Bright - The Action video 
Bright - LA Premiere video
A Netflix Proposal with Drew Barrymore & Timothy Olyphant 
Netflix Employees' Cats React to Stranger Things

Netflix News & Announcements
Netflix Now Available in Greece with Fully Localized Interface
Lovesick Season 3 Returns January 1 Per Twitter 
Netflix's International Distribution Deals - Good Girls and Nightflyers Will Release Outside the U.S. 
Netflix Bringing Sean Bean Series The Frankenstein Chronicles to U.S. 
Netflix and Dreamworks Will Premiere 6 New Original Series in 2018
Trolls: The Beat Goes On!
The Boss Baby: Back in Business
Harvey Street Kids
The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants
3 Below
The Punisher Season 2 Confirmed via Twitter
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Debuts January 5
Disjointed Season 2 January 12
Somebody Feed Phil January 12
The Polka King January 12
Katt Williams: Great America January 16
A Futile and Stupid Gesture January 26
Llama Llama Season 1 January 26
Dirty Money Season 1 January 26
New & Leaving Netflix US Full List for January
Glacé Season 1 January 1
Before I Wake January 5
Rotten January 5
Alejandro Riaño Especial de stand up January 10
Arango y Sanint: Ríase El Show January 17
Tiempos de guerra Season 1 January 18
Drug Lords Season 1 January 19
Todd Glass: Act Happy January 23
Ricardo Quevedo: Hay gente así January 24
Kavin Jay: Everybody Calm Down! January 26
Sebastián Marcelo Wainraich January 26
The Adventures of Puss in Boots Season 6 January 26
Mau Nieto: Viviendo sobrio… desde el bar January 26
El Ministerio del Tiempo Season 3 January 28
Babylon Berlin Seasons 1 & 2 January 30
Retribution Season 1 January 30
SAG 2018 Nominations - Netflix Had the Most
Will Smith Discusses 'Bright's' Racial, Social, & Allegorical Undertones 
Netflix Named PETA's 2017 Company of the Year
Dee Rees on Directing Mary J. Blige in Mudbound 
Elizabeth Marvel Left her Comfort Zone in The Meyerowitz Stories 
Netflix Announces 12 Upcoming Netflix Documentaries - Hard Nox, The Confidence Man, Payday, Drug Short, Cartel Bank, The Maple Syrup Heist, Lawyers, Guns and Honey, The Peanut Problem, Garlic Breath, Big Bird, Milk Money, Cop is Dead
Dark Creators Answer Season 1 Questions and Speculate on Season 2
Netflix Announces New Teen Comedy Series On My Block
Frontier Renewed for Season 3 
Netflix Acquires Sun Dogs movie 
Netflix Documentary Icarus Coming Back to Theaters After Russian Olympics Ban
George Clooney Watergate Series in the Works
Love Season 3 on March 9 - The Final Season 
Filming for The OA Season 2 Begins January 2018 per Twitter 
Director Jeff Orlowski On 'Chasing Coral' & Threat Posed By Coral Reef Destruction 

Hype List
Black Mirror Season 4 (December 29)
Altered Carbon Season 1 (February 2)
Disenchantment Season 1 (2018)
Dark Season 2 (2018, hopefully)
Stranger Things Season 3 (2019, projected)
The Witcher Season 1 (TBA)
Ratched Season 1 (2019)
Mindhunter Season 2 (2018)
Arrested Development Season 5 (2018)
The Umbrella Academy Season 1 (2018)

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