Happy Friday! Just in time for the long weekend, there’s all kinds of new stuff to watch! Here’s the latest:
Ibiza [NETFLIX ORIGINAL] – Available Friday, May 25
When Harper’s two best friends tag along on her work trip to Barcelona, they ditch work and fly to Ibiza for Harper, who against her better judgment, falls for a hot DJ.
Gillian Jacobs, Vanessa Bayer
Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life [NETFLIX ORIGINAL] – Available Friday, May 25
Comedy icons Steve Martin and Martin Short team up for musical sketches and conversations about their legendary lives in show business and stand-up.
The Toys That Made Us [NETFLIX ORIGINAL] – Available Friday, May 25
For the casual to the hardcore collector, Toys is an international journey through parts of our history and culture shaped by popular toys (Barbie, GI Joe, etc).
Trollhunters [NETFLIX ORIGINAL] – Available Friday, May 25
Tatiana Maslany, Diego Luna and Emile Hirsch have joined the third and final season of Netflix’s critically acclaimed, Emmy-winning original series DreamWorks Trollhunters, from Oscar-winner Guillermo del Toro. They join an already star-studded cast from seasons one and two that includes Kelsey Grammer in his Emmy-winning role as Blinky, Mark Hamill (Dictatious), Lena Headey (Morgana), David Bradley (Merlin), Ron Perlman (Bular), Steven Yeun (Steve), Anjelica Huston (Queen Ursurna), Jonathan Hyde (Strickler), Amy Landecker (Barbara), Charlie Saxton (Toby), Lexi Medrano (Claire) and Fred Tatasciore (AAARRRGGHH!!!)
Fauda [NETFLIX ORIGINAL] – Available Thursday, May 24
Learning that the Hamas militant he thought he killed is still at large, veteran Israeli operative Doron comes out of retirement to hunt down his foe.
Survivors Guide to Prison – Available Thursday, May 24
Narrated by Academy Award® winner Susan Sarandon, the nonstop film chronicles the stories of two men who spent decades behind bars for murders they did not commit. With additional narration by activist celebrities like Danny Trejo, Patricia Arquette, Jesse Williams, Ice T, RZA, Busta Rhymes, Tom Morello, Macklemore, B-Real, Deepak Chopra, Warren G and more joining forces to change this broken system, the Survivors Guide exposes a failed punishment model.
Explained [NETFLIX ORIGINAL] – Available Wednesday, May 23
Produced by Vox Entertainment, this weekly short-form series will explore a wide range of global topics and take on the big “why” questions that animate our age. Each episode will pull a different subject from the zeitgeist, from politics to science to pop culture, and give the bigger picture story — featuring interviews with some of the most authoritative experts in their respective fields. Ezra Klein, Vox co-founder and editor-at-large, will serve as an executive producer; along with Joe Posner, Vox’s executive producer; and showrunner Claire Gordon.
Mob Psycho 100 [NETFLIX ORIGINAL] – Available Tuesday, May 22
There’s an organization gathering espers for a nefarious purpose. Powerful psychic Mob, however, is just trying to be the protagonist of his own life.
Shooter: Season 2 – Available Tuesday, May 22
A conspiracy thriller that follows the journey of Bob Lee Swagger, a highly-decorated veteran who is coaxed back into action to prevent a plot to kill the President.
Terrace House: Opening New Doors – Available Tuesday, May 22
Terrace House: Opening New Doors is a Japanese reality television series in the Terrace House franchise set in Karuizawa of the Nagano prefecture in Japan.
Tig Notaro Happy To Be Here [NETFLIX ORIGINAL] Available Tuesday, May 22
Comedian Tig Notaro brings her signature deadpan silliness in Tig Notaro Happy To Be Here, available only on Netflix starting May 22, 2018. Filmed at the historic Heights Theater in Houston, Tig tackles the comedic sides of marriage, parenting and being invited to an Ellen DeGeneres party, then closes the set with a tease that will leave you on the edge of your seat.
Señora Acero: Season 4 – Available Monday, May 21
This season of the hit series follows the adventures of Vicenta Acero, the feared coyote who now leads the dynasty of illicit dealings once under the control of her father. With the help of Daniel Phillips, a United States ICE agent, she has brought an end to the life of the ruthless drug lord Chucho Casares. This season, there are more enemies than ever, including the violent Colombian drug lord Julian Romero, and the head of the Homeland Security Department and Texas Border Patrol, Indira Cardenas. Romero, who seeks revenge on the Acero clan, ends up madly obsessed with Vicenta. Meanwhile, Indira cannot forgive Daniel for choosing Vicenta over her. Together, Vicenta and Daniel fight to survive and escape from the threats that endanger their love.
Some Kind of Beautiful – Available Sunday, May 20
A woman (Salma Hayek) starts to fall in love with a successful college professor (Pierce Brosnan) who had a baby with her younger sister (Jessica Alba).
Bridge to Terabithia – Available Saturday, May 19
A preteen’s life turns upside down when he befriends the new girl in school and they imagine a whole new fantasy world to escape reality.
Disney’s Scandal: Season 7 – Available Saturday, May 19
The season focuses on the new direction of Olivia Pope’s crisis management firm, which is now headlined by Quinn Perkins, as well as staff at the White House in Washington, D.C. Season seven will have twelve series regulars, all returning from the previous season, out of which six are part of the original cast of eight regulars from the first season.
Small Town Crime – Available Saturday, May 19
When alcoholic ex-cop Mike Kendall finds the body of a young woman, he becomes obsessed with redeeming himself by finding the killer. In the process, he puts himself and his family in danger while hanging out with an assortment of shady characters.
Cargo [NETFLIX ORIGINAL] – Available Friday, May 18
Stranded in rural Australia in the aftermath of a violent pandemic, an infected father desperately seeks a new home for his infant child, and a means to protect her from his own changing nature.
Starring: Martin Freeman
Written by: Yolanda Ramke
Directed by: Yolanda Ramke and Ben Howling
Produced by: Russell Ackerman, Kristine Ceyton, Samantha Jennings and John Schoenfelder.
Catching Feelings [NETFLIX ORIGINAL] – Available Friday, May 18
A dark romantic comedy which follows an urbane young academic and his beautiful wife, as their lives get turned upside down when a celebrated hedonistic older writer moves into their Johannesburg home with them.
Inspector Gadget [NETFLIX ORIGINAL] – Available Friday, May 18
Inspector Gadget is back with his niece, Penny, and her dog Brain, to stop the evil Dr. Claw, who has reactivated M.A.D., his global crime syndicate
13 Reasons Why [NETFLIX ORIGINAL] – Available Friday, May 18
Season 2 picks up in the aftermath of Hannah’s death and the start of our characters’ complicated journeys toward healing and recovery. Liberty High prepares to go on trial, but someone will stop at nothing to keep the truth surrounding Hannah’s death concealed. A series of ominous polaroids lead Clay and his classmates to uncover a sickening secret and a conspiracy to cover it up.
The Break with Michelle Wolf [NETFLIX ORIGINAL] – Available Sunday, May 27
The Break with Michelle Wolf, a weekly half hour variety/sketch series, launches Sunday, May 27 on Netflix.
With four years of working on shows including, The Daily Show and Late Night w/ Seth Meyers, it’s now Michelle’s turn to host and her new weekly show will take a break from the seriousness of today’s late night comedy.
Sara’s Notebook [NETFLIX ORIGINAL] – Available Saturday, May 26
A naive Madrid lawyer travels to Africa to search for her younger sister who has gone missing in a part of Congo plagued by violence and strife.
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