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] in the full list at the end of the post and as ‘available’ within the post.
All Together Now
Amber (Auli’i Cravalho) remains an optimist even when her personal life is far less stable than it appears on the surface. A musically gifted high school student with aspirations to attend Carnegie Mellon, Amber balances work, life, and some tough life secrets with a smile. But when new obstacles present themselves that threaten her dreams, Amber Appleton must learn to lean on the strength of her chosen family to move forward. Directed by ‘Brett Haley’ and based on Matthew Quick’s novel “Sorta Like a Rock Star”. Expect an emotional ride with tissues at the ready!
Available from Friday 28th August 2020
A serial killer is on the loose and is recreating scenes from acomic book series that only one man seems able to solve. Starring ‘Brays Efe’, ‘Javier Rey’ ‘Verónica Echegui’.
Available Friday 28th August 2020
The Boss Baby: Get That Baby
The Dreamworks animated kids franchise that is ‘The Boss Baby’ just stepped it up a little with an interactive new special. Kids can choose which direction they want their characters to go by making their choices for them. We’re hoping it’s far less ‘Bandersnatch’ and far more making good dinner choices – the proof is in the pudding…
Available from Friday 28th August 2020
Freak: You’re One Of Us
Imagine possessing superhuman powers and not knowing about them until one day you literally throw someone through the air? Well that’s exactly what happens to our protagonist in this film. Wendy (Cornelia Gröschel) is a young woman with a family who discovers her superhuman strength has been suppressed by medication her whole life! A stranger named Marek (Wotan Wilke Möhring) befriends Wendy and she discovers that her co-worker, Elmar (Tim Oliver Schultz), is also similarly gifted.
Available from Wednesday 2nd September 2020
Full list of Netflix Original content added Friday 28th August 2020 to Thursday 3rd September 2020.
Friday 28th August 2020
“All Together Now” Film [Global Original]
“Cobra Kai” Series (Season 1&2) [Original]
“Masaba Masaba” Series (Season One) [Original]
“Unknown Origins” Film [Original]
Tuesday 1st September 2020
“Bookmarks” Series (Season One) [Original]
“The Boss Baby: Get That Baby” Film [Original]
“Felipe Esparza: Bad Decisions” Series (Season One) [Original]
“The Match” Film [Original]
“True: Friendship” Film [Original]
Wednesday 2nd September 2020
“Freaks – You’re One Of Us” Film [Original]
“Chef’s Table” Series (Season One) [Original]
Thursday 3rd September 2020
“Afonso Padilha: Classless” Stand Up Comedy Special [Global Original]
“Love, Guaranteed” Film [Original]
“Young Wallander” Series (Season One) [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 2020.
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 3rd September 2020) at our usual time of 8.15 pm for more information and throughout the week for updates and general news.