All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from Friday 15th February 2019)

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. If in doubt titles will be listed simply as [Original]. 

The Breaker Uppers

Jen and Mel are two friends that met when they discovered they were simultaneously dating the same guy! The girls are now all grown up and running an unusual business. The pair offer a service to help people end their relationships in some of the most outlandish and hilarious ways. But what happens when Mel develops a conscience? Throw in a love interest and voila, we got ourselves a romantic comedy with feels!

Available from Friday 15th February 2019

Larry Charles’ Dangerous World of Comedy

It’s a dangerous world, on that I’m sure we all agree. Netflix is home to many documentaries that visit some of the darkest places on Earth but award-winning writer and director Larry Charles (Borat, Bruno, The Director), is investigating comedy in the midst of danger. Visiting some of the world’s most dangerous places to live this fascinating documentary looks at those risking it all to bring people laughter where making light of life is sometimes the only thing people have to hold on to.

Available from Friday 15th February 2019

The Umbrella Academy

Based on the popular comic book of the same name, ‘The Umbrella Academy’ follows the story of six adopted children, raised as an academy of specially talented kids. Now adults, they must reunite to save the world with the superhuman powers they were gifted with from birth.

Available from Friday 15th February 2019

Yucatan

Two rival friends who were once a team of con-men, now work the cruise ship scene alone vowing not to cross paths as they target unsuspecting rich tourists. Now they have ended up on the same luxury cruiseliner with the same love interest that drove them apart. As the ship travels from Barcelona to Cancun the pair attempt to fleece the same lottery winner. Starring Luis Tosar, Rodrigo de la Serna and Joan Pera.

Available from Friday 15th February 2019

The Drug King

Netflix adds to its catalogue of films starring popular Korean actor Bae Doona this week with the story of how ‘The King’ of the exported narcotics world of Japan came from lowly beginnings as a petty smuggler in Busan in the 1970’s and rose to the top of his game.

Available from Friday 15th February 2019

Here’s the full list of additions to the Netflix Original content from Friday 15th February 2019 – Thursday 21st February 2019.

Friday 15th February 2019
“The Dragon Prince” Kids Animated Series (Season Two) [Original]
“The Breaker Uppers”
 Film [Original]
“Larry Charles’ Dangerous World Of Comedy” Comedy Documentary (Season One)
 [Original]
“The Umbrella Academy” Series (Season One) [Global Original]
“Yucatan” 
Film [Original]

Thursday 21st February 2019
“The Drug King” Film [Global 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 2019.  

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 (21st February 2019) at our usual time of 8.15pm for more information and throughout the week for updates and general news.

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