Sense8 Trailer Released

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We told you about Sense8, Netflix's new original Sci-Fi series from the Wachowski siblings, a few weeks ago. We didn't know much at the time, other than the basic premise: the minds of eight strangers across the world are suddenly, inexplicably linked to each other. Today, Netflix has given us a bit more to chew on with the release of Sense8's official trailer, and it looks … [Read more...]

Netflix Announces Green Eggs and Ham

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Ellen DeGeneres, Warner Bros., and Dr. Seuss are the three buzzwords for one of April’s biggest Netflix announcements. Just days ago, Netflix’s original content VP announced a collaborative, expanded adaptation of Green Eggs and Ham with a rather amusing jingle. DeGeneres, who will serve as the executive producer, also put out word of the project on her television show, where … [Read more...]

Grace and Frankie Premieres May 8

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Last month, we put out a story detailing Netflix’s new comedy series, Grace and Frankie, which stars actresses Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. Now Netflix has officially confirmed the release of the series, scheduling its first season for May 8. Grace and Frankie features Fonda and Tomlin as a pair of women who must confront – and move past – the revelation that their husbands … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Daredevil is Here, and We Have the Reviews

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The first season of Marvel's Daredevil, the newest Netflix Original Series, is finally available for your viewing pleasure. But is it any good? Fans of Marvel Comics and superhero movies were almost universally disappointed with by the 2003 Daredevil movie starring Ben Affleck, so this new television series had an uphill battle to convince viewers to give them a shot. But … [Read more...]