Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Netflix NEWS 02.13.2018

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

Greenhouse Academy Season 2 (February 14)
Netflix Kids Series
At this boarding school for young leaders, students divide into rival groups to solve challenges.

Love Per Square Foot (February 14) 
Netflix Original Indian Language Movie
Produced by Bollywood veteran Ronnie Screwvala's new production company RSVP, Love Per Square Foot is a quirky romantic comedy that chronicles a guy and girl who enter a marriage of convencince to buy a flat in Mumbai, the city of their dreams. It features Vicky Kaushal along with Angira Dhar in their Bollywood debut. Ratna Pathak, Supriya Pathak, and Raghuvir Yadav also star. Anand Tiwari directs. It was first announced on November 26.

Re:Mind Season 1 (February 15) 
Netflix Distributed Japanese Language Series
Eleven high school classmates awaken, restrained to a large dining room. While fearing for their lives, they question a motive to this bizarre act.

Dragons: Race to the Edge Season 6 (February 16)
Netflix Kids Series continuation
How to Train Your Dragon is adapted to series. Hiccup and Toothless balance life with dragons and vikings.

Everything Sucks! (February 16)

Netflix Original Series - 10 episodes
Set in 1996 Oregon, this half hour coming of age story follows two groups of high school misfits, an A/V club and a drama club. Starring Petyon Kennedy, Jahi Winston, Elijah Stevenson, Quinn Liebling, and Rio Mangini as students, Kate Messner, Luke O'Neil, Patch Darragh, and Claudine Nako star as parents. Creators Benjamin Jones and Michael Mohan cite The Wonder Years, Happy Days, That 70s Show, and Freaks and Geeks as inspiration.

First Team: Juventus F.C. (February 16)

Netflix Italian Series - 4 episodes
With unprecedented access to the players and facilities during the 2017-18 season, go behind the scenes and get to know the players and coaches of one of the most fascinating football (soccer) teams, the Juventus Football club. The series will consist of four one hour long episodes. Founded in 1897 by some Torinese students, the club has worn a black and white striped home kit since 1903.

Irreplaceable You (February 16)

Netflix Distributed Movie
Newly engaged Abbie (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) and Sam (Michiel Huisman) have been the love of each other's lives since childhood. But when the future they envisioned together takes a tragic turn, their relationship is put to the ultimate test. Also featuring Christopher Walken, Kate McKinnon, Steve Coogan, and Jacki Weaver
Watch the trailer

The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale (February 18)
Netflix Original Series - 13 episodes
This half-hour topical series will skewer the latest events in pop culture and news from across the globe. It will feature celebrity guests, comedy sketches, and video clips from the worldwide realms of TV, sports, politics, celebrity culture, and every corner of the internet. The first episode debuts February 18 with new episodes weekly.
The series marks a return to form for McHale, who hosted the unscripted E! series “The Soup” from 2004-2015. McHale is also known for starring in the sitcom “Community.”

FullMetal Alchemist (February 19)
Netflix Distributed Movie
In this live action movie, alchemy is a magical science, defining the culture of a Germanic nation. Edward and Alphonse Elric are two brothers who try to escape their dead mother, and in the ensuing horror, Ed loses an arm and a leg and Al winds up a disembodied soul bound to a suit of armor. They grow into brilliant alchemists, joining the military to seek the Philosopher's Stone that could help them restore their bodies.

Netflix Trailers
Everything Sucks! Season 1 trailer
Ugly Delicious Season 1 trailer 
On Body and Soul trailer
Marvel's Jessica Jones Season 2 trailer
The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale trailer 
First Team: Juventus trailer 
Benji trailer

Netflix Previews & Videos
Queer Eye opening sequence video

Netflix News & Announcements
Glen Keane to Direct Over the Moon Animated Movie
First Time Binging 
Cody Fern Joins House of Cards Cast 
The Defiant Ones Documentary Launching Outside the US/Canada - March 23
Marcella Star Anna Friel on Strong Female Characters 
Netflix Buys Thriller Extinction - Releasing later in 2018
Kevin Hart Will Be First Guest on The Joel McHale Show 
Meet Salem the Cat from Sabrina the Teenage Witch Series

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

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