All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from 29th January 2021)

One of the great things about Netflix is their Netflix Original content – 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 the new Netflix Originals becoming available in the next week. We will aim to post every week on Thursday evening with what will be available over the coming week. 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.

Love Netflix Originals? Well here’s our list of ‘Top Picks’ for this week. Check out the trailers below and let us know what you’re looking forward to this week -full list of this week’s additions and regional availability at the end of the post. Netflix aren’t always that clear about geographical availability so please bear with us as we try to be as precise as possible about where Netflix Originals will be available.

Below Zero

An attack is launched on a transport vehicle as it moves dangerous prisoners. When the driver finds himself trapped between a rock and a hard place he locks himself in the back of the vehicle with those he is responsible for. Now he must defend himself from both sides if he is to survive this night of terror.

Available from Friday 28th January 2021

The Dig

Britain is on the brink of World War II and Mrs Pretty is curious about the mounds of earth that lay on her land. She enlists the help of a local man and he gets to work uncovering what would turn out to be the biggest intact find in Medieval Europe. Based on the true story of Edith Pretty the Suffolk landowner who had a passion for excavation after growing up and travelling with her father. Starring Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes, Lily James, Johnny Flynn, Ben Chaplin, and Ken Scott. 

Available from Friday 28th January 2021

Finding O’Hana

This week, family film ‘Finding O’Hana’ drops on to our screens and what a treat. A feel-good movie (who doesn’t need ‘feel good’ right now?) Typical teenage brother doesn’t want to spend his vacation with family away from home, younger sibling decides to embrace the situation and ends up on an adventure of a lifetime with new friends in a bid to raise funds to save the family in a crisis. The teenage brother then sets out to rescue alongside local girl/love interest and they all rescue each other with a good moral ending. The perfect way to end the week, right? Starring Kea Peahu, Alex Aiono, Marc Evan Jackson, Lindsay Watson, Owen Vaccaro, Kelly Hu and Ricky Garcia.

Available from Friday 28th January 2021

Firefly Lane

Tully and Kate have spent 30 years being best friends and so much more to each other. The series, that follows the story of the pair from Kristin Hannah’s bestselling novel, follows them back through the decades from when they first met as new neighbours and unlikely friends through the trials and tribulations that life throws at all of us. Their love for each other is so solid it helps them survive life together. “The music may have changed through the decades but the promises made on Firefly Lane remained.” Starring Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke

Available from Friday 28th January 2021

Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready

‘Tiffany Haddish’ uses her status as an actor, comedian and author to provide a platform for upcoming female talent on the comedy scene in this, her second ‘They Ready’ (the title itself a nod to her own 2017 Netflix Special ‘She Ready’) show. The series sees six episodes each highlight one performer and is the follow up to the first season in 2019. Includes comedians Chaunté Wayans, April Macie, Tracey Ashley, Aida Rodriguez, Flame Monroe and Marlo Williams.

Available from Friday 28th January 2021

Full list of Netflix Original content added Friday 29th January 2021 – Thursday 4th February 2021.

Friday 29th January 2021
“Below Series” Film [Original]
“The Dig” Film [Original]
“Finding O’hana” Film [Original]
“We Are: The Brooklyn States” Series (Season One) [Original]
Tuesday 2nd February 2021
“Kid Cosmic” Series (Season One) [Original]
“All My Friends Are Dead”
Film [Original]
“Black Beach”
Film [Original]
“Firefly Lane”
Series (Season One) [Original]
“Mighty Express”
Series (Season Two) [Original]
“Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready’
Stand Up Comedy Special [Original] 
Thursday 4th February 2021
“he Yin-Yang Master: Dream of Eternity” Film [Original]

A number of series have been given the go-ahead for subsequent seasons this year. Check out the coming soon page on our websites (UK, USA, Can, Aus) to find out which new seasons will arrive in your region in 2021.

Thanks for visiting and let us know in the comments what you’ve enjoyed (and what you haven’t) and what new Netflix Originals and season updates you’re looking forward to. Don’t forget to check out the blog next week on Thursday evening (Thursday 4th February 2021) at our usual time of 8.15 pm for more information and throughout the week for updates and general news.

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