All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from 30th July 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 -a 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.

The Last Mercenary

Jean Claude Van Damme stars in this comedy-action movie as Richard Brumère aka the now mercenary in hiding known as ‘The Mist’. His mission – to save his adult son and learn how to be a father in the process. Brumère must fast-track back to his home country of France. Thanks to an incompetent bureaucrat and a failed mafia operation, he must find a way to save his son, whom he has never met, from the false accusations of arms and drug trafficking accused of him by the government.

Available from Friday 30th July 2021

Myth & Mogul: John DeLorean

John DeLorean is, you guessed it, the inventor of the world-famous ‘DeLorean’ which, if you didn’t already know, widely came to fame as the featured time-machine of the classic 80s movie ‘Back to the Future’. – If you don’t know about this movie then we highly recommend you watch it ASAP. Alternatively, check out last week’s top pick ‘Movies That Made Us’ the first episode is all about the making of the film and includes the car of course. – Back to the present though (see what we did there?) and this documentary features the inventor of the famous car. The story of his rise to the top as an engineer in the automobile world with money on his mind features footage from the time as well as interviews with those who were closest to him.

Available from Friday 30th July 2021

Pray Away

Formed by five evangelicals – the movement ‘Exodus International’ claimed to help those struggling with their sexuality. It was founded in 1976 but its demise came to be in 2013. The documentary looks at the practices of the so-called ‘conversion therapy’ of the Exodus International movement from its inception and how the controversial umbrella organisation ceased to exist. This is the debut feature of producer and director Kristine Stolakis.

Available from Tuesday 3rd August 2021

Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami

Available from Wednesday 4th August 2021

Control Z (Season Two)

Created by Carlos Quintanilla Sakar, Adriana Pelusi and Miguel García Moreno, ‘Control Z’ returns for a second instalment this week. The Mexican-Spanish language series that first landed in 2020 has seen delays to the filming of season two due to the pandemic. The story unfolds after the cyber attack of season one showed an attacker intent on destroying lives and relationships when they unleashed secrets to the school community.

Available from Wednesday 4th August 2021

Full list of Netflix Original content added Friday 30th July 2021 – Thursday 5th August 2021.

Friday 30th July 2021
“Centaurworld” Series (Season One) [Original]
“The Last Mercenary”
Film [Original]
“Myth & Mogul: John DeLorean”
Documentary Series (Season One) [Original]
“Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning”
Film [Original]
“Outer Banks”
Series (Season Two) [Original]
“Glow Up”
Series (Season Three) [US Original]
Tuesday 3rd August 2021
“Pray Away”
Documentary [Original]
“Shiny Flakes: The Teenage Drug Lord”
Film [Original]
“’76” Film [Original]
Wednesday 4th August 2021
“Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami” Ltd Series [Original]
“Cooking With Paris”
Series (Season One) [Original]
“Car Masters Rust to Riches”
Series (Season Three) [Original]
“Control Z” Series (Season Two) [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 (5th August 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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