Posted Mon Mar 26, 2018 at 06:45 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
New original movies, shows, and returning series are all heading to various streaming platforms.
Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu have released new details and trailers for several of their upcoming programs and films.
Here's a full rundown of titles scheduled to arrive on each service:
James Acaster: Repertoire (Netflix, March 27) - Comedic genius James Acaster will bring his signature quick wit and hilarious observations to Netflix with James Acaster: Repertoire. The collection of specials, filmed at The Tabernacle in Notting Hill, London, consists of four parts - Recognise, Represent, Reset and Recap - with the fourth part tying the series together. Acaster will give his comedic take on his love of loopholes, classic photo poses, why England is such a furious nation, the results of his year-long bread research and more.
The Titan (Netflix, March 30) - In the near future, a military family uproot their lives so they can participate in a ground-breaking experiment to accelerate man’s genetic evolution. The goal? To relocate humanity to another planet and avoid extinction. Starring Sam Worthington, Taylor Schilling, Tom Wilkinson and Nathalie Emmanuel.
A Series of Unfortunate Events: Season 2 - (Netflix, March 30) - Based on the internationally best-selling series of books by Lemony Snicket and starring Emmy and Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris, A Series of Unfortunate Events recounts the tragic tale of the Baudelaire orphans -- Violet, Klaus, and Sunny – whose evil guardian Count Olaf will stop at nothing to get his hands on their inheritance. The siblings must outsmart Olaf at every turn, foiling his many devious plans and disguises, in order to discover clues to their parents’ mysterious death.
Happy Anniversary (Netflix, March 30) - A romantic comedy about a relationship at a crossroads. It's Sam and Mollie's three-year anniversary, and they need to decide whether to stay together or call it quits. The story is told over the course of a single day, while flashing back to show how they arrived at this point. Happy Anniversary stars Noël Wells and Ben Schwartz, with Annie Potts and Joe Pantoliano. The film is written and directed by Jared Stern, and is produced by Marc Provissiero, Helena Heyman and M. Elizabeth Hughes. Jared Stern and Scott Fort serve as Executive Producers, and Bryan DeGuire serves as Co-producer.
First Match (Netflix, March 30) - Hardened by years in foster care, a teenage girl from Brooklyn's Brownsville neighborhood decides that joining the all-boys' wrestling team is the only way back to her estranged father. The film stars Elvire Emanuelle, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Colman Domingo, Jharrel Jerome and Jared Kemp. From producers Chanelle Elaine, Veronica Nickel and Bryan Unkeless, First Match is the first feature film for writer/director Olivia Newman.
The Boss Baby: Back in Business (Netflix, April 6) - With the help of his big brother and partner-in-crime Tim, continues to navigate the cutthroat corporate jungle gym of Baby Corp., while angling to achieve the near-impossible: the work-life balance of a modern career baby. From Emmy-winning executive producer Brandon Sawyer (Penguins of Madagascar).
6 Balloons (Netflix, April 6) - Over the course of one night, a woman drives across LA with her heroin addict brother in search of a detox center, with his two year old daughter in tow. Starring Abbi Jacobson, Dave Franco, Tim Matheson and Jane Kaczmarek.
Amateur (Netflix, April 6) - 14-year-old basketball phenom Terron Forte has to navigate the under-the-table world of amateur athletics when he is recruited to an elite NCAA prep school.
Fastest Car (Netflix, April 6) - In each hour-long episode, three souped-up “sleeper” cars, tinkered with and lovingly labored on, go head-to-head with one of the world’s most sought-after supercars in the new Unscripted series, Fastest Car, premiering on Netflix April 6. Don’t believe a 1984 Honda CRX can beat a Ferrari California? Or a 2011 Pontiac minivan will leave a Porsche GT3 in its rearview mirror? There is a whole subculture which begs to differ.
Chef's Table Pastry (Netflix, April 13) - This four-part series goes inside the lives and kitchens of the world's most renowned international pastry chefs. Each episode focuses on a single chef and takes a unique look at their life, talent, and passion, from their piece of culinary heaven. Chef's Include: Christina Tosi, Milk Bar (United States) Corrado Assenza, Caffé Ficilia (Italy) Jordi Roca, El Celler de Can Roca (Spain) Will Goldfarb, Room4Dessert (Indonesia)
3% - Season 2 (Netflix, April 27) - A post-apocalyptic thriller set in near-future Brazil, where a select few are allowed to join a privileged society after undergoing an intense and competitive process.
All or Nothing: The Michigan Wolverines (Amazon Prime Video, April 6) - Follow the winningest team in college football, The Michigan Wolverines through a high stakes season with their reputation on the line. Led by Super Bowl champion, and legendary coach Jim Harbaugh, this young team struggles to balance winning and the pressures of just surviving college. Narrated by Mark Harmon, it’s All or Nothing: The Michigan Wolverines.
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 2 (Hulu, April 25) - Adapted from the classic novel by Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale is the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly the United States. Facing environmental disasters and a plunging birthrate, Gilead is ruled by a twisted fundamentalism in its militarized ‘return to traditional values'. As one of the few remaining fertile women, Offred (Elisabeth Moss) is a Handmaid in the Commander’s household, one of the caste of women forced into sexual servitude as a last desperate attempt to repopulate the world. In this terrifying society, Offred must navigate between Commanders, their cruel Wives, domestic Marthas, and her fellow Handmaids – where anyone could be a spy for Gilead – all with one goal: to survive and find the daughter that was taken from her.
- A current Netflix subscription starts at $11 per month for HD streaming and $14 per month for Ultra HD streaming.
- A current Amazon Prime subscription costs $99 per year or $11 per month. Likewise, Prime Instant Video is available as a standalone service for $9 per month.
- A current Hulu subscription starts at $8 per month with commercials. In addition, ad-free playback is available for $12 per month.
Sources: Netflix (YouTube), Amazon (YouTube), Hulu (YouTube)
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