Your Netflix Fix: Here’s Everything Arriving in May and More!
Check out what’s in the works at the streaming giant!
Netflix is a whirling dervish of content and it’s hard to keep up. That’s why we’ve rounded up all the news worth checking out, like their new movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal and their very own hip-hip series. Let’s get into it!
Did you see the film Foxcatcher starring Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo and Channing Tatum? If you did and want to dig a little deeper, Netflix is about to release a documentary, titled Team Foxcatcher, aiming to separate fact from fiction concerning the tragic death of Dave Schultz on John du Pont’s Pennsylvania estate in 1996.
Baz Luhrmann, the director behind Romeo + Juliet and Moulin Rouge!, is helping create a new series titled The Get Down about the inception of hip-hop. The story will focus on a group of South Bronx teens growing up in a tough neighborhood in the ‘70s. The rapper Nas is a producer on the series as well.
Fans of Korean cinema get excited! Gyllenhaal is filming a new film with Bong Joon-ho, the filmmaker behind outlandish hits like Snowpiercer and The Host. The film is called Okja and is about a young girl (Lily Collins) who befriends an enormous, genetically modified pig. The girl must rescue her new friend from the evil company that created it. Strange enough for you?