- 09 May 19
Here's what's coming up on the streaming platform in the next few days.
Looking for something new to binge-watch this weekend? Missed the announcement that one of your favourites is coming back for an all-new season? Has there been an Our Planet-shaped hole in your life since April?
Never fear – the New to Netflix update is here. Read below for some more info on the shows, films, documentaries and more heading to the streaming platform in the next few days.
Lucifer: Season 4 (8/5/2019)
Netflix says: “Reeling from the aftermath of Chloe seeing his devil face, Lucifer faces a new challenge: Eve, the original sinner herself, is back. Does she want revenge for when he tempted her out of Eden oh so many years ago… or something else entirely?”
Tiny House Nation (9/5/2019)
Ever wanted to explore the "tiny house" movement without committing yourself to the lifestyle? Follow hosts and house upgrade professionals John Weisbarth and Zack Giffin as they meet the innovative individuals around America who subscribe to the “tiny house” philosophy, delve into their homes and help others create the small dwelling of their heart’s desire.
The Society (9/5/2019)
In this Lord-of-the-Flies-esque series, a cohort of wealthy New England teens must navigate the hierarchies of life after they suddenly find themselves in a carbon copy of their town – minus any parental figures.
Schitt’s Creek Season 5 (10 May)
Netflix says: “The Roses are finally thriving in Schitt’s Creek and find themselves ready to take their personal relationships and business pursuits to the next level.”
The Mechanism: Season 2 (10/5/2019)
Netflix says: “Despite changes at home and work, Ruffo resumes his fight, following a corrupt new target and a trail of kickbacks into the upper reaches of politics.”
Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj: Volume 3 (12/5/2019)
Comedian and former Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj is back with Patriot Act, his own unique take on the news and culture of today.
Easy: Season 3 (10/5/2019)
Netflix says: “Diverse characters fumble through the modern maze of love, sex, technology and culture in Chicago.”
Netflix says: “At the Sacramento County Jail, incarcerated women fight the power and one another as they try to make the best of life -- and love -- on the inside.”
Wine Country (10/5/2019)
Amy Poehler directs and stars in this comedy, which centres on a friend group’s holiday to Napa, California, to celebrate one of their number’s 50th birthday. Though the six women come ready to revitalize their relationships, it doesn’t take long for these big personalities to clash once the drinks kick in. The film features an all-star cast featuring Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer, Paula Pell, Emily Spivey, Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey, Jason Schwartzman and Cherry Jones.
The Wife (13/5/2019)
In this drama, author Joe Castleman (Jonathan Pryce) is set to receive the Nobel Prize in literature – but his wife, Joan (Glenn Close) has a penchant for the craft as well, one pushed down by her experience as an emerging writer in the 1950s. Told both in the characters’ romantic past and their suppressed present, this story explores the pair’s changing relationship with both others and themselves.
Netflix says: “Fresh out of prison and forced to fend for himself on the streets of Marseille, 17-year-old Zac falls in love with young prostitute Shéhérazade.”
Dry Martina (10/5/2019)
Netflix says: “An odd encounter with a fan and a tryst with that fan's ex-boyfriend leads a sexually adventurous singer on an escapade in Chile.”
Gente que viene y bah (10/5/2019)
Netflix says: “After her partner cheats on her, an architect returns to her hometown to reassess her life with the help of her eccentric family. Based on the novel.”
NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARIES
ReMastered: The Lion's Share (10/5/2019)
In the latest instalment of this documentary series focusing on the untold stories of well-known tracks, a reporter works with the family of South African composer Solomon Linda, the original man behind ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight,’ to receive their rightful recompense following the song’s massive success.
NETFLIX KIDS & FAMILY
Harvey Girls Forever!: Season 2 (10/5/2019)
Netflix says: “The hardworking Harvey Girls are back, making new enemies in the form of older siblings, finally meeting their boy-band idols -- and more!”
Malibu Rescue (13/5/2019)
Netflix says: “When a long list of shenanigans lands Tyler in hot water, he’s forced to suit up and spend his summer training for an elite junior lifeguard program.”
Still not sure what to watch? Have a look at all the shows, films and more dropping throughout this month below.