Netflix Weekly Roundup – 13th January 2019

2019 is nearly 2 weeks old and let’s have a look at whats happened in the World of Netflix. Every weekend we hope to bring you the latest, News, Trailers & Clips, previews and reviews from the streaming service. For the first roundup of the year, we will round up what’s happened in the past 2 weeks.

News


Idris Elba Is Mr DJ in Netflix’s Turn Up Charlie First Images |Check out images here.
NetFlix Facing A Possible Lawsuit over Black Mirror: Bandersnatch From Choose Your Own Adventure Publisher -The interactive spin-off film from Charlie Brooker’s cult series Bandersnatch is causing a storm worldwide. Depending on your age the film is very reminiscent of the old ‘Choose Your Adventure’ series books. According to Hollywood Reporter, Netflix might be about to go on an ‘unexpected journey’ thanks to a potential Lawsuit. Chooseco, LLC a publisher of children’s books and the ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ books who complained and filed at Vermont federal court on Friday. The report says Netflix actively sought the license since 2016, but with the film now online, the move could cost them $25 million – Read Full Story.

Netflix buy rights to Leigh Bardugo Shadow and Bone book series
Leigh Bardugo’s bestselling Grishaverse novels shadow and Bone and  Six of Crows have been bought by Netflix. Both are set to be adapted into 8 part series for the streaming giants with Bird Box’s Eric Heisserer adaptaing both and also their showrunner.

In a world cleaved in two by a massive barrier of perpetual darkness, where unnatural creatures feast on human flesh, a young soldier uncovers a power that might finally unite her country. But as she struggles to hone her power, dangerous forces plot against her. Thugs, thieves, assassins and saints are at war now, and it will take more than magic to survive.
-Source: Netflix

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Reviews


You Season One | Read Review
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch | Read Review
Cam | Read Review

Interviews & Features


Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Interview/Feature – Fionn Whitehead, Will Poulter, Charlie Brooker, Annabel Jones, Asim Choudry | Read Interview

Trailers & Clips


Closer (Starring Noomi Rapace) | Watch Trailer
It’s A Mads, Mads World In Trailer For Netflix’s Polar | Watch Trailer.
Netflix’s Russian Doll Trailer Natasha Lyonne Is Stuck In Her Own ‘Groundhog Day’ | Watch Trailer.
Jake Gyllenhaal Will Kill For Art In Netflix’s Velvet Buzzsaw Trailer | Watch Trailer.

Carmen Sandiego | Series


Carmen is a modern day Robin Hood travelling the globe and stealing from V.I.L.E. and giving back to its victims. Carmen is publicly perceived as a criminal by most law enforcement agencies – correction, make that a master criminal due to the sheer scale and theatricality of her heists. We will follow her escapades and get to determine not only where but WHO in the world is Carmen Sandiego?

Animation, Adventure | TBC Episodes | 18th January 2019

Grace And Frankie | Series


In Grace and Frankie, Jane Fonda (“Grace”) and Lily Tomlin (“Frankie”) star as two women whose lives are suddenly turned upside down when their husbands reveal they are gay and leave them for each other. Both sparring partners and partners-in-crime, they form an unlikely bond to face an uncertain future together and discover a new definition of “family,” with laughter, tears and plenty of mood enhancers along the way.

Comedy | 13 Episodes | Season 5 | 18th January 2019

IO | Film


Sam, one of the last survivors on a post-cataclysmic Earth, is a young scientist dedicated to finding a way for humans to adapt and survive, rather than abandon their world. But with the final shuttle scheduled to leave the planet for a distant colony, her determination to stay is rocked by the arrival of another survivor, Micah. She must decide whether to journey with him to join the rest of humanity and begin life anew or stay to fight for Earth’s survival. IO stars Margaret Qualley, Anthony Mackie, and Danny Huston.

Sci-Fi, Drama |USA | Anthony Mackie, Margaret Qualley | 18th January 2019

One Day At A Time | Series


A reimagining of the Norman Lear classic, centering on a Cuban-American family. Our heroine is a recently separated, former military mom (Justina Machado) navigating a new single life while raising her radical teenaged daughter and socially adept tween son, with the “help” of her old school Cuban-born mom (Rita Moreno) and a friends- without-benefits building manager named Schneider. The 13-episode first season of One Day at a Time is produced by Act III Productions, Inc., Snowpants Productions and Small Fish Studios in association with Sony Pictures Television. Norman Lear, Mike Royce, Gloria Calderón Kellett and Michael Garcia are executive producers.

Comedy | USA | 13 Episodes | Season 3 | 8th February 2019

The Punisher | Series


Former marine-turned-vigilante Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal) has been living a quiet life on the road until he suddenly becomes embroiled in the attempted murder of a young girl (Giorgia Whigham). As he is drawn into the mystery surrounding her and those in pursuit of the information she holds, Castle attracts a new target on his back as new and old enemies force him to confront whether he should accept his destiny and embrace a life as The Punisher.

Crime, Action, Thriller | 13 Episodes | Season 2 | 18th January 2019

Fyre (The Greatest Party That Never Happened) | Documentary


An exclusive behind the scenes look at the infamous unravelling of the Fyre music festival. Created by Billy McFarland and rapper Ja Rule, Fyre was promoted as a luxury music festival on a private island in the Bahamas featuring bikini-clad supermodels, A-List musical performances and posh amenities. Guests arrived to discover the reality was far from the promises. Chris Smith, the director behind the Emmy Award Nominated documentary Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond gives a first-hand look into a disastrous crash of Fyre as told by the organizers themselves.

Music, Documentary | USA | Dir.Chris Smith | 18th January 2019

New On Netflix

15th January
Revenger
Sebastian Maniscalco: Stay Hungry

17th January
Riverdale: Season 3 Part 2

18th January
Grace and Frankie (Season 5)
Star Trek: Discovery (Season 2)
Close
Carmen Sandiego Season 1
Fyre
Girl
IO
Soni
Trigger Warning with Killer Mike

21st January
Us And Them

24th January
Conversation with A Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes
Robozuna (Season 1)

25th January
Kingdom
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Season 4 -Part 2)
Polar
Medici: The Magnificent

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