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What's New on Netflix

What's New on Netflix

If you’re looking for a brand new series to sink your teeth into, we’ve got you covered. Here are some fresh shows available on Netflix to satisfy your binge watching needs.

 

  • Marvel’s Luke Cage

If you’re a Marvel geek then you would have been anticipating this show for some time now. With its trailer having dropped recently, the wait is finally over as the third installment in the Defender series premiered globally on September 30th.  

The show retains the same grit and darkness as its predecessors and is far from your normal comic book series. As one of the first black superheroes presented by Marvel, it follows Luke Cage (Mike Colter) who after a botched experiment is endowed with superhuman strength and unbreakable skin as he takes up the role of Harlem’s hooded hero. If you enjoyed Marvel’s Daredevil and Jessica Jones then this is right up your alley.

 

  • Marvel’s Iron Fist

It was just announced that the final piece of the Defenders series puzzle will be dropping in March 2017.

The series will premier with 13 one-hour episodes following the story of Daniel “Danny” Rand who after being presumed dead for 15 years returns to New York in order to reconnect with his past and fight criminal corruption with his brilliant kung-fu mastery and ability to summon the fiery Iron Fist.

 

  • Netflix Original Documentary Amanda Knox

The case might have been put to rest but not the speculations. Shedding light onto one of the most notorious cases of the past decade, this documentary showcases the complexities of a tiresome case that left the world torn between a naïve schoolgirl and psychopathic murderer.

Twice convicted and twice acquitted Amanda Knox was caught in a legal nightmare and made headlines for the heinous crime of murdering her British roommate Meredith Kercher. The film shifts from past to present and explores the case from the inside out with accounts from Amanda herself, her ex-boyfriend and the prosecutor.

 

  • Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids a Netflix Original Film

You can now spend a night with the man himself along with his band and dancers- the Tennessee Kids- in the comfort of your home.

Directed by Academy Award winner Jonathan Demme, the film showcases the singer’s final date of his 20/20 Experience World Tour at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. As one of the highest grossing tours of the decade, the crooner treats us to favorites such as ‘Cry Me a River’ and ‘Mirrors’ as well as show stopping dance performances. It’s definitely a must watch if you’re a Timberlake fan. 

 

  • Lemony Snicket’s A Series Of Unfortunate Events

Based off the best-selling series of books by Lemony Snicket (aka Daniel Handler) the TV series retains the tale of the Baudelaire orphans -Violet, Klaus, and Sunny- as they outwit their sinister guardian Count Olaf’s plans to obtain their inheritance, Starring Patrick Warburton as Lemony Snicket and Neil Patrick Harris as the despicable Count Olaf, Netflix has announced the eight-episode show’s premier date to be Friday, January 13, 2017 with a teaser trailer featuring Mr Snicket himself.

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