A new week has started and there is plenty on Netflix’s schedule. This week the streaming service is adding a number of brand new films and series. Below we highlight the highlights of the coming week on Netflix.
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Tuesday September 12th
Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star seizoen 5
The ten new artists must complete different make-up assignments each episode to showcase their talents. Who is the most versatile and who can perform under pressure?
Wednesday August 13
Watch on Netflix • In this docuseries, the new owners of a famed professional wrestling organization and a group of rising stars try to make a difference outside the ring.
In this brand new docuseries from the creator of the critically acclaimed Cheer (2020– ), the new owners of a famous professional wrestling organization and a group of rising stars try to make a difference outside the ring.
Watch on Netflix • A super-driven working-class man becomes one of France’s most controversial public figures in this dramatized biopic about Bernard Tapie.
Netflix calls Bernard Tapie “one of the most iconic and controversial French public figures”. How did an ambitious worker become one of France’s most controversial public figures? The streaming service emphasizes that although this is a biography, the story surrounding Tapie is fictionalized.
Akazukin, Tabi no Tochu de Shitai to Deau
Little Red Riding Hood unintentionally stumbles upon the neglected Cinderella. A witch transforms their clothes into beautiful dresses after which they go to a fancy ball. But their pumpkin carriage kills a man… They hide the corpse and continue their way to the castle ball. Just as Cinderella and the prince fall in love, the body is found and the ball is stopped…
Thursday August 7
Ehrengard: The Art of Seduction
The Danish costume drama is set in the fairytale kingdom of Babenhausen. Here, a young, self-proclaimed expert in love, Cazotte, is hired by the cunning Grand Duchess to help her find an heir. While she searches for a suitable future princess, Cazotte teaches the shy and introverted crown prince the art of seduction and making love. But their plan soon goes awry when an illegitimate heir is fathered and the royal family must take refuge in Rosenbad Castle.
The Golden Hour
The Golden Hour (2022‑)
Watch on Netflix • The first hour after a terrorist attack is crucial. The hour when panic and fear are overwhelming and the danger of a second attack is greatest.
Mocro Mafia star Nasrdin Dchar plays Mardik, a detective of Afghan descent. He is distrusted by the AIVD after they discover something about his past. When Mardik receives a disturbing text message one evening about his childhood friend Faysal who has come to the Netherlands, Mardik suspects his old friend of a terrorist attack.
The Mexican series is set in the residential area of Las Cascadas, where apparently all families are perfect, respectable and happy, but in reality they keep unspeakable secrets… Behind the perfect facade lie crimes, infidelity and other scandals that threaten to come to light.
Friday September 8
Band of Brothers
9.4 Watch on Netflix • ‘Band of Brothers’ is a series about the last months of World War II and shows the role of the Easy Company of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, US 101st Airborne Division, in the war.
The critically acclaimed war series tells the story of Easy Company, the 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division. Based on interviews with survivors and soldiers’ diaries and letters, this 10-part series tells the experiences of these young men who faced extraordinary courage and extraordinary fear.
8.3 Watch on Netflix • ‘The Pacific’ tells the true story of three US Marines from the First Marine Division – Robert Leckie (James Badge Dale), Eugene Sledge (Joe Mazzello) and John Basilone (Jon Seda).
We follow an American Marine Corps against the Japanese Empire during World War II. Specifically, we see the intertwined journeys of three Marines: Private General Robert Leckie, Eugene B. Sledge, and Sergeant John Basilone – from their first battle against Japan on Guadalcanal, through the sands of Iwo Jima and the horrors of Okinawa, to their eventual triumphant return. The series comes from the same makers as Band of Brothers.
Love at First Sight
Hadley (Haley Lu Richardson) misses her flight from New York to London and now has to catch another flight. Quite by chance, she meets Oliver (Ben Hardy) at the airport and spends a long night with him on the plane. After landing at Heathrow they lose each other. Can the seatmates ever find each other again?
6.2 Watch on Netflix • The dictator Augusto Pinochet appears to still be alive and has been wandering the earth as a vampire for 250 years. The immortal man has decided enough is enough.
After 250 years, vampire Pinochet has decided to stop drinking blood and give up the privilege of eternal life. He can no longer bear that the world remembers him as a thief. Despite the disappointing and opportunistic nature of his family, he finds new inspiration through an unexpected relationship to continue a life of vital and counter-revolutionary passion.
Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons seizoen 7
Once again, crime journalists voluntarily allow themselves to be locked behind the bars of some of the world’s most notorious and toughest prisons around the world to live like a prisoner.
The Club season 2
7.8 Watch on Netflix • In 1950s Istanbul, a Jewish mother is released from prison. In the midst of political unrest, she tries to reconnect with her daughter.
With her husband gone, Raşel raises her daughter at Club Istanbul with the help of her mother, but their relationships are tested by loss and betrayal.
Saturday September 16th
5.4 Watch on Netflix • After a catastrophic crash on an unknown planet, pilot Mills soon discovers that he crashed on Earth, but 65 million years ago.
After a catastrophic crash on an unknown planet, pilot Mills soon discovers that he crashed on Earth 65 million years ago. Mills and Koa, the only other survivor, have only one chance at rescue.
Is nothing here for you? Netflix still has plenty planned for the coming month. For an overview of all new films and series that will soon appear on the streaming service, visit our Coming soon to Netflix page.
Beeld: Still ‘Band of Brothers’ via TMDb