All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from 28th April 2017)

One of the great things about Netflix are their Netflix Originals – be it films or series made by Netflix themselves or exclusive content available only on Netflix after it airs on regular TV. Every week we will give you a round up of new Netflix Originals becoming available in the next week. We will aim to post every week on Wednesday evening with what will be available over the coming week starting the following Friday. Perfect if you’re looking to check out what new Originals are available to watch over your weekend or if you’re planning a week long Netflix binge watch! This area is exclusively for Netflix Originals, for general Netflix additions and removals or to view the current full catalogue check out your regional New On Netflix website.

Casting JonBenet

JonBenet Ramsey was a 6 year old beauty pageant queen who was tragically killed in 1996. The case remains unsolved. This dark documentary interviews actors who are auditioning to play the parts of the key characters involved in JonBenet Ramseys disappearance and murder, including her parents and other key individuals in her life. This new style of  ‘who-dunnit’ examines the memories of those auditioning to re-investigate possible theories.

Available globally from Friday 28th April 2017

Dear White People

This series drenched in satire is a spin off from the 2014 movie also titled “Dear White People.” Tackling many of today’s racial issues with comedy. Our Chief at New On Netflix wrote about the release of “Dear White People” recently and you can read about it here.

Available globally from Friday 28th April 2017.

Las Chicas del Cable

Fictional Spanish series following four girls who are accepted for the much sought after role of “cable girl” at the new telephone exchange opening in Madrid. The four girls from different walks of life experience love, life, laughter and betrayal as they all compete for success in a male dominated world.

Available globally from Friday 28th April 2017.

Rodney King

Roger Guenveur Smith uses spoken word to engage the audience in this powerful one man live show depicting the events surrounding the police brutality of Rodney King and the L.A riots that ensued as a result.

Available globally from Friday 28th April 2017.

Small Crimes

Ex-Cop Joe Denton is released from prison after being incarcerated  and serving his time for the murder of the district attorney. He returns to his home town where he appears to have lost everything and nothing can get any worse but then…

Available globally from Friday 28th April 2017.

Before I wake

After the untimely death of their young son, Mark and Jessie decide to foster a little boy named Cody. All is well until they discover that Cody’s dreams come true. The good and the bad! That’s one kid I would let stay up all night! This 2016 horror movie is available from 28th April 2017 on Netflix as a Netflix Original but only in UK, Ireland, Nordics and France.

Summary of Netflix Originals coming 28th April – 4th May 2017:

Friday 28th April 2017
“Casting JonBenet”
Documentary [Available globally]
“Dear White People”
Documentary [Available globally]
“Las Chicas del Cable”
Series [Available globally]
“Rodney King”
Film [Available globally]
“Small Crimes”
Film [Available globally]
“Before I wake” 
Film [Available only in UK, Ireland, Nordics and France]

Let us know in the comments what new Netflix Originals you’re looking forward to this week and check out the blog next Wednesday evening (3rd May 2017) for even more new Netflix Originals.

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2 thoughts on “All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from 28th April 2017)

    1. Sorry for the delay. The short answer is we have no idea. We were informed that an episode was missing and so Netflix had to pull the whole series in order to re load it back on but they haven’t as yet.

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