Netflix intends this winter to be its best year yet for new releases, featuring unique productions, TV series and exciting movies. The pay rivulet platform really has a lot of the latest entries in stock for the colder months ahead. The brand has upped the ante this season, with subscribers expecting blockbuster action, tearful dramas and a downright riveting bang for their buck. So strap into this article, as we break down the must-watch programmes on Netflix you cannot miss this winter.
David Fincher’s Netflix TV series Mindhunter will be on the platform from October 13th, this drama series has been dubbed the “new” True detective; let’s hope the reviewers are talking about season 1 at least. The director of Fight Club, Zodiac and Seven returns with a TV series for Netflix on serial murders enthused by the book Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit, put together by two federal agents. Set in 1979, the series features two agents who question serial killers already delivered to justice to comprehend their psychology and utilize it to resolve the cases they are presently working on. Cotter Smith (The Americans) and Anna Torv (Fringe, Secret city) will co-star in the series, which will be executively produced by Charlize Theron and Fincher. This is without a doubt a must watch show for anyone who craves psychological dramas.
Stranger Things 2
For Halloween, some of you might already have plans, however, we urge you to cancel them, because as of October 27th, Stranger Things 2 airs on Netflix. Considering the air of mystery and the suspense that the first season created, Netflix bosses deemed this month to be a perfect time to showcase the popular show once again. What will be shown in the new episodes is said to be as mystifying as the last, however, we will get nine episodes instead of 8 this time around. One year has gone since Will’s return and everything appears to be back to normal. But the darkness is prowling and still threatens Hawkins’s whole town. Between new entries, an anxious wait and curiosity, the second season of Stranger Things will continue to surprise its viewers no matter the cost.
Dark is a German TV series that will make its first appearance on Netflix this winter. The new addition to the subscriptions behemoth catalogue of shows will be a thriller indeed. If you loved the original Girl with the Dragon Tattoo starring Noomi Rapace, this slice of dramatic suspenseful storytelling set in a small German town will be exactly what the doctor ordered. Past sins, complicated relationships and spooky secrets between the inhabitants of the provincial town are just some of the mind-boggling goings-on. Coupled with mysterious deaths of cattle, close research, and disappearances, this sci-fi series produced and set in Europe is currently raising high expectations.
Suburra is another foreign show slated to boost the networks ratings and hopefully their pockets too. The Series is the first Italian Netflix commission and is one of the most likely titles to be named show of the year. The episodes aim to narrate events surrounding the crimes of The Mafia Capitale, concerning the state and the Vatican. Suburra is directed by Michele Placido and among the starring, actors are Claudia Gerini, Alessandro Borghi, and Filippo Nigro.
Troy: Fall of the city
Troy: Fall of the City, a TV series inspired by the Iliad is coming up on Netflix this winter; it is a well-known epic poem about the fall of Troy and the war. The BBC and Netflix are to team up for the estimated 6 million an episode extravaganza, which in turn will be characterized by a rich international cast of old and new faces. The epic journey of sacrifice, passion, value, heroism, and horror will be played out over the course of eight chapters in this intense journey into ancient history.
The Spy is a new espionage-series coming up on Netflix in the winter. It is based on facts that actually occurred and narrates the story of Eli Cohen, a major Israeli secret agent who worked under-cover in Syria in the early 1960s, infiltrating in the Syrian government. With his mission, he managed to make excellent changes in the political circumstances of the Middle East, but the price to pay was certainly very high.
Described as a surreal comedy and edgy, this 10-episode, half-hour animated series chronicles the adolescent adventures in the teenage years of real-life best friends Andrew Goldberg (Family Guy) and Nick Kroll (Kroll Show). Comedians John and Kroll Mulaney will voice the central characters of Andrew and Nick, respectively. Maya Rudolph, Jessi Klein, Jason Mantzoukas, Jenny Slate, Jordan Peele and Fred Armisen are also featured in the voice cast.
After such great individual shows, what would be perfect for all us superhero fans is if Netflix put them all together on the small screen. Well, they have, and we have an amazing lineup of action coming this winter. The defender series is a tricky one to pull off, four characters as strong on-screen as they are in the comics may not be easy to direct. However, the Marvel heroes, Iron Fist (Finn Jones), Luke Cage (Mike Colter), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), and Daredevil (Charlie Cox) will join forces in this team-up series. Sigourney Weaver will co-star in a villainous role. Let’s hope it’s as good as Daredevil season 2.
American Vandal is another series coming up this winter; this controversial Netflix Original caused quite a stir when its trailer was initially released. From Funny and Die comes this intriguing crime saga that will have your mind reeling and leave you asking yourself only one question: “Who drew the dicks?”
One of the hardest working men for Netflix, Will Arnett (Flaked, Arrested Development,) is back again as BoJack. When we last left him BoJack was totally adrift. This Hollywood satire has continued to grow and constantly gotten better.
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