2018 was an ideal year for tv, and that was partly right down to Netflix‘s personal constant output of high quality content material, from dramas to horror comedy.
However what does the coming year maintain for streaming followers?
Listed here are a few of the most exciting new TV exhibits coming to Netflix in 2019. And we’ve additionally rounded up all of the most eagerly-anticipated returning collection too.
This new British comedy tells the story of a socially awkward high-school virgin who lives together with his mom – a intercourse therapist.
Following in the footsteps of his mum, he groups up with pal Maeve to arrange a clinic to cope with their fellow college students’ bizarre issues.
The forged options the younger Asa Butterfield in the lead position, and Gillian Anderson as his mom.
Launched 11 January
A brand new collection from the DC Comics secure, Titans tells the story of a gaggle of juvenile heroes – led by Batman sidekick Robin – who staff as much as deal with a sinister plot that threatens the complete planet.
The collection first debuted in America in October 2018, the place it picked up constructive evaluations (it presently holds an approval score of 84% on evaluations aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes), with critics praising its ensemble of characters, “crazy” twists and a refreshing path.
Launched January 11
The Umbrella Academy
Gerard Method on The Umbrella Academy – and why he give up music to write down comedian books
Former My Chemical Romance front-man Gerard Approach swapped life on stage for a profession as a graphic novel author, and The Umbrella Academy is a live-action drama based mostly on his common comedian collection of the similar identify.
Revolving round the estranged members of a dysfunctional superhero household, the unusual forged of characters should work collectively to unravel their father’s mysterious dying whereas battling their very own risky personalities and skills.
Launched 15 February
Gretchen Mol stars as Dr. Agatha Matheson in George R. R. Martin’s sci-fi horror, ‘Nightflyers’ (Photograph: Bernard Walsh/Syfy)
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This collection – tailored from an 80s novella by Recreation of Thrones’ writer George R.R. Martin – is about on the eve of Earth’s destruction, and follows eight scientists and a strong telepath who embark on an expedition to the fringe of the Photo voltaic System in the hope of contacting alien life.
They’re a tight-knit crew aboard the titular spacecraft, however when terrifying and violent occasions start to happen, they begin to query one another – surviving the journey proves more durable than anybody thought.
Anticipated early 2019
The Darkish Crystal: Age of Resistance
Based mostly on Jim Henson’s much-loved 1982 movie The Darkish Crystal, this spin-off hopes to deliver puppetry again to the fore.
Age of Resistance is about a few years earlier than the occasions of the film with the world of Thra dying. So it falls to 3 Gelflings to go out on an journey to get well The Crystal of Fact – a supply of untold energy – and ignite a rebel that hopes to convey the planet again from the brink.
The voice forged is stacked, with Taron Egerton (Kingsman), Nathalie Emmanuel (Recreation of Thrones), Caitriona Balfe (Outlander), Helena Bonham-Carter, Eddie Izzard, Toby Jones, Mark Robust, Alicia Vikander, Mark Hamill, and Simon Pegg all on board.
Anticipated in early 2019
Christopher Goffard on Soiled John: ‘We all have blind spots which leave us vulnerable’
In 2017, a brand new true-crime podcast captured the creativeness of hundreds of thousands.
Soiled John informed the story of a designer duped into a posh net of deception by John, the man she married simply two months after assembly him on-line.
LA Occasions Occasions journalist Christopher Goffard introduced an unflinching take a look at the results of deceit in a podcast that was journalism as unsettling noir, and now it’s getting a scripted, dramatised model for the display.
Anticipated in 2019
I Am Not Okay With This
Pairing Jonathan Entwistle (the director of 2017 cult-hit The Finish of the F***ing World) with the producers of Stranger Issues seems like a recipe for trendy success.
Based mostly on a comic book by Charles Forsman – who additionally penned the unique Finish of the F***ing World graphic novel – I Am Not Okay With This can be a coming of age story a few teenage woman navigating the trials and tribulations of highschool whereas coping with the complexities of her household and her newfound sexuality.
Oh, and she or he’s additionally grappling with the mysterious superpowers which might be awakening deep inside her.
Anticipate this to be only a trendy, cool, Lynchian, and angsty as Entwistle’s final challenge.
Anticipated in 2019
Dwelling With Your self
Paul Rudd stars reverse himself in comedy, Dwelling With Your self (Photograph: Shutterstock)
The Good Place‘s philosophical comedy appears to have impressed this Paul Rudd car, which has an analogous existential theme.
Rudd performs George Elliot, a person struggling together with his life who undergoes a brand new remedy to turn into a greater individual and finds he’s been changed by a brand new and improved model, solely to find that his personal worst enemy is himself.
Created by Emmy and Peabody Award-winner Timothy Greenberg (The Every day Present with Jon Stewart), that is the double serving to of Paul Rudd followers have been ready for, as he performs each variations of himself.
Anticipated in 2019
Locke & Key
Created by horror writer and comedian e-book author Joe Hill, this drama comes with a decidedly ghoulish tinge to it, and is being developed by Carlton Cuse (Misplaced), Aron Eli Coleite (Heroes) and Meredith Averill (The Good Spouse).
Three siblings transfer to their ancestral residence in Massachusetts after the ugly homicide of their father, solely to seek out the home has magical keys that give them an enormous array of powers and skills.
Little do they know, a devious demon additionally needs the keys, and can cease at nothing to achieve them.
Anticipated in 2019
(Photograph: United Artists)
A One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest prequel collection is one thing we by no means knew we would have liked, however Netflix is predicted to ship it to us in 2019, and it comes from American Horror Story producer Ryan Murphy.
It stars Sarah Paulson as the titular Nurse Ratched, and tells an origins story of types, starting in 1947 and following her darkish journey by way of the psychological healthcare system.
Anticipated in 2019
Snowpiercer is a movie that’s already acquired cult standing; the 2013 film from South Korean director Bong Joon-ho being an engrossing however darkly satirical take a look at society and human nature.
The sci-fi drama-action story revolved round an enormous practice on which the remnants of humanity lived, with the disparity between the circumstances of the wealthy and the poor aboard it stark and merciless.
Netflix brings us an American collection based mostly on the movie in 2019, starring Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs.
Anticipated in 2019
Henry Cavill as The Witcher (Photograph: Netflix)
The Witcher on Netflix: launch date, forged, story and every little thing else
Netflix might be hoping their eight-episode Witcher collection can slot into the hole left by Recreation of Thrones’ Season eight finale properly.
Based mostly on the books of Polish fantasy author Andrzej Sapkowski (and never the video video games additionally based mostly on these books), it’ll inform the story of Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill), a solitary monster hunter referred to as a Witcher.
Followers mocked the first glimpse of Cavill in character relentlessly, so let’s hope the completed product is lots much less ‘wiggy’.
Anticipated in 2019 on Netflix
The most exciting exhibits returning in 2019:
Star Trek: Discovery (Season 2) – 18 January
The second season of the Star Trek TV reboot follows the similar forged of characters as the first, however this time the motion is about 10 years earlier than the occasions of the unique 1960s collection of Star Trek.
The Punisher (Season 2) – January 2019 TBC
The long-awaited second season of the onerous hitting comedian e-book crime-drama is ‘coming soon’, in line with Netflix. Might we see Jon Bernthal’s no-nonsense anti-hero making a return as early as the first month of 2019?
The Crown (Season three) – early 2019
As The Crown strikes additional alongside its historic timeline, Clair Foy has stepped apart as Queen Elizabeth II to make means for Olivia Colman as an older monarch.
Mindhunter (Season 2) – early 2019
The David Fincher-directed Netflix crime collection bore all of the director’s basic calling playing cards – together with ultra-gloomy but trendy cinematography, and muted colors – and was considered one of the most exciting dramas of 2017. It returns in 2019.
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Season 2) – April 5, 2019
On account of the wonders of back-to-back manufacturing, teenage witch Sabrina is again a lot before you may assume. And, following the wonderful debut outing, season two seems set to be filled with ghoulish delights.
Stranger Issues (Season three) – summer time 2019
The supernatural thriller thriller that took the world by storm a few years in the past rolls into its third season with intriguing new forged members – Princess Bride star Cary Elwes as a “handsome but sleazy” politician anybody?
My Next Visitor Wants No Introduction with David Letterman (Season 2) – 2019 TBC
The previous Late Present host introduced various month-to-month, high-profile interviews with figures like Barack Obama, Jay-Z and Tina Fey at the begin of 2018. It’s anticipated again in 2019, although there’s no phrase on the visitors but.
The OA (Season 2) – 2019 TBC
In December 2016, sci-fi The OA debuted and took everybody abruptly, telling the story of a long-missing lady who resurfaces after seven years. It’s again for a second season in 2019.
Darkish (Season 2) – 2019 TBC
One other unconventional, moody sci-fi saga that acquired a deserved cult following, this German-language gem arrange some tantalising prospects with the first season’s climax.
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