Movies and Shows Being Removed from Netflix in May 2015

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Update: also see what's being added to Netflix in May 2015. Like all good things, certain Netflix films and television series must come to an end. For now, anyway. Netflix’s instant streaming lineup is always changing and acquiring new brands, so don’t be surprised if one of your soon-to-disappear favorites surfaces sometime in the coming months. For the month of May, we'll … [Read more...]

Netflix Announces “Fuller House”

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You read it correctly: Netflix has taken on the task of hosting a sequel to the ABC sitcom legend, Full House. Beginning with its air date in 1987, Full House made John Stamos, Bob Saget, and even Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen into household names. Now, a full twenty years after the last episode aired, Netflix will be rolling out the logical sequel, Fuller House. Candace … [Read more...]

Netflix Exclusive “Our Planet” Announced

African elephant group dusting - wide angle perspective (Loxodonta africana). Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.

One of the biggest sleeper hits in the documentary world was Planet Earth, an eleven-part BBC series that aired in 2006. Featuring gorgeous high-definition footage and the largest documentary budget ever assembled, the nature-centric masterpiece set a precedent for forthcoming habitat explorations. Now, with a full team organized and a vision in place, Netflix has given the … [Read more...]

Daredevil Getting a Second Season

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In an announcement that will surprise exactly no one, Marvel has confirmed that Netflix has picked up Daredevil for a second season. It's been eleven days since the first season's premiere, so they certainly wasted no time, but given the show's dramatic success, this is certainly an expected move. We don't know much about the second season yet, but Doug Petrie and Marco … [Read more...]

Chef’s Table: Netflix Original “Docu-Series”

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In recent years, Netflix has proven its worth as both an original drama producer and exclusive revival platform (Arrested Development, anybody?). An upcoming episodic documentary focused on food, however, will give Netflix firm footing in yet another genre. Chef’s Table, according to its Netflix press release, will “[feature] six of the world’s most renowned international … [Read more...]

Is iZombie on Netflix?

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If iZombie is any indication, life after death is an action-packed affair. When Liv Moore – an up-and-coming medical resident played by Rose McIver – was infected by a zombie, she became Seattle’s newest undead investigator. Based on the DC Comics series of the same name, iZombie currently airs on The CW, and has nearly completed its first season run of seven … [Read more...]

Sense8: Netflix Original Sci-Fi Series Premieres June 5

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Update: The Sense8 trailer has been released! Watch it here. This year has seen its fair share of thought-provoking science-fiction films, and it seems that Netflix is keen on continuing the trend through its online platform. Sense8 will be Netflix’s maiden voyage into science-fiction, and with a June 5th release date confirmed, the geek world is abuzz with rumors, … [Read more...]

Is Outlander on Netflix?

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Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series may come second to Fifty Shades of Grey in terms of romance book sales, but it’s still the dominant power in the television adaptation world. Revolving around Claire Randall and her jarring transportation to 1743 Scotland, Outlander is best known for its highlands espionage, sweeping scope, and fleshed-out characters. If you’re a diehard … [Read more...]

Better Call Saul: Not Until 2016

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Exstreamist has the scoop: Better Call Saul will be on Netflix in the US, but not until early 2016. It's confirmed on Twitter by Jim Maiella, SVP of Corporate Communication at AMC. @stentontoledo Yes. Late January or early February, depending on the season two premiere date on AMC. — Jim Maiella (@jimmaiella) April 14, 2015 Earlier speculation had AMC's record … [Read more...]

The Get Down: What We Know So Far

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What do Moulin Rouge, The Great Gatsby, and Romeo + Juliet have in common? The answer is Australian director Baz Luhrmann, who now has his sights set on a hip-hop drama series that was ten years in the making. The Get Down is set to premiere exclusively on Netflix in 2016, and will run for 13 episodes. Luhrmann fans have been buzzing ever since the announcement was made, but … [Read more...]