All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from Friday 22nd June 2018)

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 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.

As Netflix increase their Original content, here’s our ‘Top Picks’ list for this week (Full summary of additions at the end of the post).

Brain on Fire

A young woman with her whole life ahead of her struggles to maintain her high flying career and personal life as her mind and body begin to suffer. Doctors seemingly are unable to find a reason for the downward spiral Susannah Cahalan’s body is experiencing. Questioning her psychological status, it becomes harder to fight to find the cause but, surrounded by the ones she loves, the determination to get to the bottom of this mysterious illness is strong. Based on a true story, ‘Brain on Fire’ is an emotionally charged, independent film starring Chloe Grace Moretz.

Available Friday 22nd June 2018

Marvel’s Luke Cage (Season Two)

Seemingly invincible Luke Cage is back and since clearing his name is now a hero in the eyes of the public. With a new arch enemy who appears equal in strength and ability, Cage must fight harder to protect the city he loves as well as his reputation.

Available Friday 22nd June 2018

Cooking On High

Well if you thought you’d seen it all on Netflix, you haven’t. As they continue to add Original content that is just that; ‘original’ here comes ‘Cooking On High’. Two chefs go head to head in a cook-off style show complete with a panel of judges and scoring paddles. So what sets this apart from other cooking shows? The chefs are cooking with cannabis.

Available Friday 22nd June 2018

Derren Brown: Miracle

The British mind control showman is back with a show filmed from his tour of the same name. In this fascinating show viewers watch how Derren Brown attempts to ‘disprove’ healing is from a higher power and ‘prove’ just how much we are in control with our own minds, live on stage with some shocking experiments.

Available Friday 22nd June 2018

To Each Her Own

Love is usually complicated but when you are in a long term gay relationship, yet to disclose to your family that you are a lesbian and, you are on the cusp of plucking up the courage to, when you meet a man you fall head over heels for, complicated is not the word!

Available Sunday 24th June 2018

W. Kamau Bell: Private School Negro

Stand up comedy special filmed in the roundhouse style featuring comedian W. Kamau Bell. Since President Trumps inauguration, the world of stand up comedy has had a wealth of material to work with politically and this stand up special delivers some home truths about politics, racism and mixed race parenting in America today.

Available Tuesday 26th June 2018

Summary of Netflix Originals released week commencing Friday 22nd June 2018

Friday 22nd June 2018
“Brain on Fire” Film [Original]
“Marvels: Luke Cage”
 Series (Season Two) [Global Original]
“Cooking on High”
Series [Global Original]
“Derren Brown” Special 
[Original]

Sunday 24th June 2018
“To Each Her own” Film [Original]

Tuesday 26th June 2018
“W. Kamau Bell: Private School Negro” Stand Up Comedy Special [Global Original]
“Secret City”
Series [Original]

As Netflix become even more cryptic about geographical availability please bear with us as we try to be as precise as possible about the regions Netflix Originals are available. If in doubt titles will be listed simply as [Original]. 

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 (28th June 2018) at our usual time of 8.15pm for more information and throughout the week for updates and general news.

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