Something To Look Forward To In 2016: Original Shows And Movies Netflix Is Releasing This Year (45 pics)

Posted in INTERESTING       25 Jul 2016       5005       GALLERY VIEW

'Love' (February 19)

Netflix description: "Judd Apatow, Paul Rust and Lesley Arfin are bringing an unflinching, hilarious and excruciatingly honest take on modern relationships to Love ... Love follows Gus (Paul Rust from I Love You, Beth Cooper and Inglorious Basterds) and Mickey (Gillian Jacobs) as they navigate the exhilarations and humiliations of intimacy, commitment, and other things they were hoping to avoid."

Type: Show

Star power: Judd Apatow, Gillian Jacobs, Paul Rust

'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny' (February 26)

Netflix description: "In this sequel to 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,' four Martial World heroes must keep the legendary Green Destiny sword from villainous Hades Dai."

Type: Movie

Star power: Donnie Yen, Michelle Yeoh

'Fuller House' (February 26)

Netflix description: "The Full House adventures continue as DJ Tanner-Fuller calls upon her sister Stephanie and friend Kimmy to move in and help raise her three boys."

Type: Show

Star power: Candace Cameron Bure, Andrea Barber, Jodie Sweetin

'House of Cards' Season 4 (March 4)

Netflix description: "Is it true that absolute power corrupts absolutely? Congressman Frank Underwood absolutely intends to find out."

Type: Show

Star power: Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright

'Flaked' (March 11)

Netflix description: "Set in the insular world of Venice, California, Flaked is the serio-comic story of a self-appointed 'guru' who falls for the object of his best friend's fascination. Soon the tangled web of half-truths and semi-bullshit that underpins his all-important image and sobriety begins to unravel. Arnett plays Chip, a man doing his honest best to stay one step ahead of his own lies."

Type: Show

Star power: Will Arnett

Marvel's 'Daredevil' Season 2 (March 18)

Netflix description: "A boyhood accident blinded him. But now he can 'see' even better. And he doesn't like what's going on in Hell's Kitchen."

Type: Show

Star power: Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll, Rosario Dawson, Vincent D'Onofrio

'Pee Wee's Big Holiday' (March 18)

Netflix description: "A fateful meeting with a mysterious stranger inspires Pee-wee Herman to take his first-ever holiday in this epic story of friendship and destiny."

Type: Movie

Star power: Paul Reubens

'Trailer Park Boys' Season 10 (March 28)

Netflix description: "Follow the booze-fueled misadventures of three longtime pals and petty serial criminals who run scams from their Nova Scotia trailer park."

Type: Show

Star power: Mike Smith, John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells

'The Ranch' (April 1)

Description: According to Variety, "The Ranch," "is described as a multi-camera comedy revolving around a former pro football player who returns to Colorado to help run the family ranch business."

Type: Show

Star power: Ashton Kutcher, Elisha Cuthbert, Debra Winger, Danny Masterson

'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Season 2 (April 15)

Netflix description: "What's a Midwest girl to do after she's spent the last 15 years trapped underground? Move to New York City, of course."

Type: Show

Star power: Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Carol Kane, Jane Krakowski

'Special Correspondents' (April 22)

Netflix description: "Ricky Gervais' hilarious comedy follows a struggling radio journalist and his hapless technician faking frontline war reports from an NYC hideout."

Type: Movie

Star power: Eric Bana, Ricky Gervais, Vera Farmiga, Kelly Macdonald, Kevin Pollak, Benjamin Bratt, America Ferrera.

'Marseille' (May 5)

Netflix description: "Robert Taro has been the mayor of Marseille for 25 years. Now he faces a merciless election against his young, ambitious former protégé."

Type: Show

Star power: Gerard Depardieu

'Grace and Frankie' Season 2 (May 6)

Netflix description: "Grace and Frankie think their lives in retirement are all set. Then their husbands declare their love for each other."

Type: Show

Star power: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston, Martin Sheen, Brooklyn Decker

'Chelsea' (May 11)

Description: "What I am doing for Netflix is vastly different from what I did on E!, and I am very happy with my work," Handler told People. "I am using my brain and working with great directors and producers. I am not being outrageous. I am going to give viewers a younger, cooler '60 Minutes.'"

Type: Show

Star power: Chelsea Handler

'Lady Dynamite' (May 20)

Netflix description: "Comedian Maria Bamford stars in a series inspired by her own life. It's the sometimes surreal story of a woman who loses, and then finds, her s---."

Type: Show

Star power: Maria Bamford

'The Do-Over' (May 27)

Netflix description: "The life of a bank manager is turned upside down when a friend from his past manipulates him into faking his own death and taking off on an adventure."

Type: Movie

Star power: Adam Sandler, David Spade, Paula Patton

'Bloodline' Season 2 (May 27)

Netflix description: "The Rayburns seem to have the perfect life in their lovely Florida town. But nobody's perfect — especially the Rayburns."

Type: Show

Star power: Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Linda Cardellini.

'Peaky Blinders' Season 3 (May 31, also aired on BBC)

Netflix description: "A murderous English street gang. A veteran Irish lawman called in to bring them down. Blood will be shed."

Type: Show

Star power: Cillian Murphy, Sam Neill, Helen McCrory

'Orange Is the New Black' Season 4 (June 17)

Netflix description: "Piper Chapman doesn't deserve her prison sentence. Of course, every one of her fellow inmates thinks the same thing."

Type: Show

Star power: Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon

'The Fundamentals of Caring' (June 24)

Netflix description: "In this inspirational buddy comedy, a young shut-in and his caregiver take a road trip in search of landmarks but end up finding hope and friendship."

Type: Movie

Star power: Paul Rudd, Craig Roberts, Selena Gomez

'Marco Polo' Season 2 (July 1)

Netflix description: "An empire divided. A family torn apart by civil war. A legend who disrupts the balance of power."

Type: Show

Star power: Lorenzo Richelmy, Benedict Wong, Joan Chen, Rick Yune

'Brahman Naman' (July 7)

Netflix description: "This homage to 1980s teen sex comedies follows a quiz bowl champion who knows almost everything, except how to talk to women."

Type: Movie

Star power: Shashank Arora, Tanmay Dhanania, Chaitanya Varad

'Stranger Things' (July 15)

Netflix description: "When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl."

Type: Show

Star power: Winona Ryder, David Harbour

'Rebirth' (July 15)

Netflix description: "Long-lost buddy Zack gets suburban dad Kyle on a bus to a Rebirth seminar, sending him down a rabbit hole of psychodrama, seduction, and violence."

Type: Movie

Star power: Fran Kranz, Adam Goldberg, Nicky Whelan

'BoJack Horseman' Season 3 (July 22)

Netflix description: "He's a half-horse, half-man, has-been TV star who drinks a bit too much. He's really got a lot going on right now."

Type: Show

Star power: Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie, Paul F. Tompkins, Aaron Paul

'Tallulah' (July 29)

Netflix description: "While searching for her ex-boyfriend, a young drifter impulsively kidnaps a baby from a neglectful mother and pretends the child is her own."

Type: Movie

Star power: Ellen Page, Allison Janney, Tammy Blanchard

'The Get Down' (August 12)

Netflix description: "Told through the lives and music of a ragtag crew of South Bronx teens, 'The Get Down' is a mythic saga of the transformation of 1970s New York City."

Type: Show

Star power: Jimmy Smits, Justice Smith, Herizen Guardiola, Shameik Moore, Skylan Brooks, TJ Brown Jr., Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Giancarlo Esposito

'XOXO' (August 26)

Netflix description: "The lives of a budding DJ, his loyal pal, a hopeless romantic, a jaded has-been and a troubled couple intersect at an electronic dance music festival"

Type: Movie

Star power: Sarah Hyland, Graham Phillips, Brett DelBuono

'Narcos' Season 2 (September 2)

Netflix description: "First they got coke. Then they got money. Now the Colombian cartels want the power. Let the drug wars begin."

Type: Show

Star power: Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook

'Longmire' Season 4 (September 10)

Netflix description: "This contemporary crime thriller focuses on a Wyoming sheriff who's rebuilding his life and career following the death of his wife."

Type: Show

Star power: Robert Taylor, Katee Sackhoff, Lou Diamond Phillips

Marvel's 'Luke Cage' (September 30)

Netflix description: "In this Marvel live action series, a street-fighting ex-con battles crime on the streets of New York as the superhero, Luke Cage."

Type: Show

Star power: Mike Colter, Mahershala Ali, Alfre Woodard

'Haters Back Off' (October 14)

Netflix description: "Dive into the oddball family life of Miranda Sings, a confident yet untalented star who believes she was born famous — it's just no one knows it yet."

Type: Show

Star power: Colleen Ballinger-Evans

'The Crown' (November 4)

Netflix description: "This story reveals the political rivalries and romance behind Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the 2nd half of the 20th century."

Type: Show

Star power: John Lithgow, Claire Foy, and Matt Smith

'Mascots' (2016)

Netflix description: "A group of 'unusual' big-headed and furry-suited men and women compete to be crowned Best Mascot in the World in this new Christopher Guest movie."

Type: Movie

Star power: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Fred Willard

'The OA' (2016)

Netflix is being tight-lipped about what "The OA" will actually be about, but it has confirmed it is a drama series, and rumors are that it will be a thriller or mystery.

Type: Show

Star power: Brit Marling, Zal Batmanglij

'War Machine' (2016)

Netflix description: "Inspired by the best-selling book 'The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America's War in Afghanistan' by the late Michael Hastings, 'War Machine' concerns a four star, 'rock star' general whose lethal reputation and impeccable track record vaults him to command the American war in Afghanistan.

"Determined to win the 'impossible' war once and for all with a radical new approach, the general and his motley staff of commanders and press advisers race across the globe navigating delicate international alliances and troop requests, the charged battlefield of Washington politics, the voracious appetite of the media, and the day-to-day management of the war itself — all the while struggling to stay connected to the lives of men and women out in the field."

Type: Movie

Star power: Brad Pitt, Anthony Michael Hall, Topher Grace

'3%' (2016)

Netflix description: "In a post-apocalyptic world cruelly divided between progress and devastation, you only get one chance to improve your lot — and only 3% will succeed."

Type: Show

Star power: Bianca Comparato, João Miguel, Mel Fronckowiak

'Frontier' (2016)

Netflix description: "This adventure drama series follows the chaotic and violent struggle to control wealth and power in the fur trade of 18th-century North America"

Type: Show

Star power: Jason Momoa

'Ingobernable' (2016)

Netflix description: "In five terrifying minutes, Irene Navarro loses everything: her power, her husband, her children, her name."

Type: Show

Star power: Kate del Castillo

'A Series of Unfortunate Events' (2016)

Netflix description: "The orphaned Baudelaire children face trials, tribulations, and the evil Count Olaf, all in their quest to uncover the secret of their parents' death."

Type: Show

Star power: Neil Patrick Harris, Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes

'Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life' (2016)

Netflix description: "Three generations of Gilmore women grapple with change and the complicated bonds of family during one year in Stars Hollow."

Type: Show

Star power: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel

'Girlfriend's Day' (2016)

Netflix description: "A hapless greeting card writer tries to create the perfect card for a new holiday when he's framed for murder."

Type: Movie

Star power: Bob Odenkirk

'Okja' (2016)

Netflix description: "Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Paul Dano star in this drama about a girl who must keep a powerful company from abducting her pal, a gentle beast."

Type: Movie

Star power: Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano

'The True Memoirs of an International Assassin' (2016)

Netflix description: "A mild-mannered would-be author gets mistaken for a killer-for-hire when his fictional novel about an international assassin is published as a true story. The book is a huge success and he is suddenly kidnapped and taken to Venezuela and forced into an assassination plot."

Type: Movie

Star power: Kevin James

'Mercy' (2016)

Netflix description: "The bond between four estranged brothers is tested when a visit home to see their dying mother surfaces old secrets and becomes a fight for survival."

Type: Movie

Star power: Chris Sparling




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