The Netflix Releases To Watch This May 2020

Feel like you’ve finished all of Netflix over the past few weeks? Don’t worry, because the new month of May is set to bring us some seriously exciting new releases to add to your watchlist. From Ryan Murphy’s latest limited series to a crime documentary everyone will be talking about and some new movies by some of the biggest directors in the business, here’s everything we will be streaming this May 2020…

Hollywood

Ryan Murphy returns to Netflix with new limited series Hollywood, which follows a group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in post-World War II Hollywood. Each character offers a unique glimpse behind the gilded curtain of Hollywood’s Golden Age, spotlighting the unfair systems and biases across race, gender and sexuality that continue to this day…

– Now streaming on Netflix 

All Day and a Night

As soft-spoken Jahkor struggles to keep his dream of rapping alive amidst a gang war in Oakland, his ill-fated life and real-world responsibilities land him in prison beside his father, whom he never wanted to be like. He embarks on an unlikely journey of self-discovery, exploring the events that unite them, in hopes of helping his newborn son break a cycle that feels unavoidable.

– Now streaming on Netflix 

The Eddy

Acclaimed directors Damien Chazelle (La La Land), Alan Poul (Tales of the City), Houda Benyamina (Divines) and Laïla Marrakchi (Le Bureau des Légendes) have joined forces to create new Netflix original series The Eddy. The eight-episode drama takes place in the vibrant multicultural neighbourhoods of modern-day Paris and follows a once celebrated jazz pianist and who now struggles with being the co-owner of club The Eddy…

– Coming to Netflix on 8th May 2020

Trial By Media

Documentary series Trial by Media reflects on some of the most dramatic and memorable trials in recent history, as real courtroom dramas have increasingly been transformed into a form of entertainment. Over six compelling parts, it explores the many ways in which the press have contributed to reshaping public perception about guilt or innocence before, during or after a trial…

– Coming to Netflix on 11th May 2020

The Wrong Missy

When Tim Morris meets his dream girl and their relationship quickly escalates through texts, he throws caution to the wind and invites her to his company’s corporate retreat on an island resort. However, when a past blind date from hell shows up at the airport for the weekend getaway instead, he learns too late that he’s been texting “The Wrong Missy”…

– Coming to Netflix on 13th May 2020

White Lines 

Written by La Casa de Papel’s creator, White Lines begins with the discovery of the body of a legendary Manchester DJ twenty years after his mysterious disappearance from Ibiza. To find out what happened to him, his sister returns to the Spanish island and her investigation will lead her through a thrilling world of dance clubs, lies and cover-ups, forcing her to confront the darker sides of her own character in a place where people live life on the edge…

– Coming to Netflix on 15th May 2020

Space Force

A decorated pilot (Steve Carell) is thrown for a loop when he finds himself tapped to lead the newly formed sixth branch of the US Armed Forces: Space Force. Skeptical but dedicated, he uproots his family and moves to a remote base in Colorado where he and a colourful team of scientists and “Spacemen” are tasked by the White House with getting American boots on the moon again in a hurry and achieving total space dominance.

– Coming to Netflix on 29th May 2020

 

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