Every year, 20-year-olds from the desolate Inland are subjected to rigorous tests. Those who pass gain entry to the promised land known as the Offshore. This Brazilian-produced Netflix series has a low-budget production, but makes up for it with storytelling and acting.
The trailer for Netflix’s adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s dark kid’s book series introduces us to the Baudelaire orphans as they have their first encounter with their loathsome new guardian Count Olaf. We’re getting an Addams Family movie vibe, and that’s a good thing.
Netflix offers another brief tease of its upcoming adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s classic book series, this time giving us our first glimpse at the villainous Count Olaf, as played by the always wonderful Neil Patrick Harris. We’ve blocked out our calendars for 1/13/16.
(PG-13: Language) One of the most depressing and cynical, yet important TV series is coming exclusively to Netflix. The third season of Black Mirror will tackle the effects of technology on identity, privacy and more. Premieres 10/21/16.
“Look away before this dire tale is even filmed, and avoid the cruel whimsy and whimsical cruelty of what’s to come.” Netflix is going to release a serial adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events. Naturally, Lemony Snicket doesn’t want you to see it. Premieres 1/13/17.
Christopher Guest’s latest mockumentary is about sports mascots competing for the World Mascots Association’s coveted Golden Fluffy Award. Stars Jane Lynch, Chris O’Dowd, Zach Woods and much of Guest’s regular posse. Drops 10/13/16 on Netflix.
Marvel and Netflix continue their collaboration as Mike Colter takes on the role of the unbreakable Mr. Cage. While he may initially struggle with his badass new abilities, he eventually puts them to good use on the baddies of Harlem. Drops 9/30/16.
A Netflix series which pays homage to ’80s sci-fi flicks like E.T. and Poltergeist, about a young boy who vanishes, and the community’s search for answers that leads to a web of government intrigue, and the discovery of strange supernatural forces. Premieres 7/15/16.
(PG-13: Language) Paul Rudd plays a writer who becomes a caregiver in a bid to start anew after his disastrous marriage. His first client is an obnoxious and paralyzed teen played by Craig Roberts (Neighbors). Based on Jonathan Evison’s novel. Premieres 6/24/16 on Netflix.
Take a look at the new Lion Force crew and robots in the first full trailer for Netflix’s Voltron: Legendary Defender. If the cartoon’s tone and action seem familiar, that’s because its showrunners used to work on Nick’s sublime Avatar series. Form hype and hype!
Ricky Gervais and Eric Bana play radio journalists claiming to be in war zones while actually holed up in a New York City apartment. Their scheme backfires when they convince the world that they’ve been kidnapped in Ecuador. Premieres on Netflix on 4/29/16.
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